Low Carb Almost Sugarless Summer Snacks

Low Carb Almost Sugarless Summer Snacks

By Susan Neuhalfen

Lantana resident Tamara Quilty started Denton County T1 for moms of kids who have the Type 1 Diabetes. She is always looking for great ideas for low sugar summer snacks for her family. So she asked Dr. Carolyn Rachaner (also a Lantana resident) of RBC Life put together some great recipes to share for those of you looking to break or at least curb the sugar habit this summer.

Protein Balls
2 c. rolled oats
1 1/2 c. peanut butter
1/4 c. unsweetened coconut flakes
½ c. raw honey
2 scoops chocolate protein powder (or 2 packets of Pure Pro Base)
2 Tb. flax seeds ground (optional)
Mix together all ingredients and roll into balls. Place them in a container in the refrigerator or freezer for easy storage. Add semi-sweet mini chocolate chips if you’re okay with a little sugar.

Berry Green Smoothies/Popsicles (Courtesy of rbclife.com)
1 c. fresh or frozen organic berries
¼ c. of powdered green superfood supplement (or 1 packet of Green
1 c. unsweetened almond milk
1 Tb protein powder in any flavor (or 1 packet of Pure Pro Base)
Mix all of the ingredients (add ice to make it thicker) for a yummy smoothie or freeze for healthy popsicles.

Strawberry Banana Smoothies/Popsicles (Courtesy of rbclife.com)
8 oz. unsweetened almond milk
½ c. frozen strawberries
½ frozen banana
1 Tb natural peanut butter
1 Tb protein powder in any flavor (or 1 packet of Pure Pro Base)
Mix and enjoy! Freeze for GREAT popsicles for the kids. (add ice to make
it thicker)

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