Buckwheat Blini Breakfast Kebabs

Buckwheat Blini Breakfast Kebabs from www.includingcake.com_2

Mini buckwheat blinis (pancake) with banana and apricot halves threaded into skewers and drizzled with maple syrup to serve. ¬†You can try it with other kinds of fruits too. A simple and healthy breakfast! The kabab idea is pretty clever ūüôā

A recipe from www.includingcake.com

Buckwheat Blini Breakfast Kebabs from www.includingcake.com_1

Buckwheat Salad with Nuts

 

 

Gluten free Kasha Salad with Grapes, Dried Mango and Pistachios

Don’t want to include buckwheat into your main dish? Why not make it salad style. Wholesome and easy to prepare! Grapes, mango, with pistachios and honey dressing. Other than pistachios, i think cashew or walnuts ¬†would be great too. Kasha is also called Roasted Buckwheat.

A recipe from www.theblackpeppercorn.com


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Can Diabetics Eat Fruits?

Flesh kiwi cut ripe orange

Yes, those with diabetes can eat fruits! Fruits will indeed raise our blood sugar levels temporarily, so is important to control and monitor ones blood sugar levels. Moderation is the key.

Fruits is important for a healthy diet.

Some fruits have higher natural sugars than others. This natural sugar is called fructose. Fruits contain fiber, vitamins and minerals  that can contribute to good health.

However, the extent to which fruit can raise blood glucose levels depends on the type of fruit eaten. Here is a list of 10 fruits that diabetics can eat (but not limited to this list):

  1. Kiwi
  2. Guava
  3. Cherries
  4. Peach
  5. Berries
  6. Apple
  7. Pear
  8. Papaya
  9. Orange
  10. Watermelon

The best way to know how different fruits affects blood sugar levels is by measuring it before and after eating the fruit. Choose whole fruits instead of fruit juice. Fruit juice blends bought outside may contain additional hidden sugar.

Further reading:
Will fruit affect my blood glucose levels? (www.diabetes.org.nz)
Diabetes Myths (www.diabetes.org)