This Apple Biscuit recipe brings a different way to add apples to your diabetes diet. Take advantage of the wide variety of apples that will be available during the fall.

Apple Biscuits Prep Time: 15 min
Cook Time: 25 min
Ready In: 45 min

Servings: 8

5 large jumbo-size refrigerated Biscuits, cut into quarters
¼ cup Margarine, melted
1¼ cup granular Sugar Substitute or 30 packets of Sweetener Substitute
2½ tbsp Cinnamon
2 medium Granny Smith Apples, peeled, cored, sliced into ¼-inch thin circles, cut in half
3 tbsp Apple Juice Concentrate, thawed

Roll biscuit quarters into melted margarine. Coat biscuit pieces with combined sweetener and cinnamon. Arrange biscuits in an 8-inch round cake pan. Stand eight apple halves around the edge.
Fill in remaining apple slices between the biscuit quarters. Sprinkle any remaining margarine and sweetener/cinnamon mixture over the top.
Drizzle thawed apple juice over the top. Bake at 375-degrees for 20 to 25 minutes until golden brown and apples are tender.

Tips & Notes
Apples are undeniably good for you – especially if you have diabetes. Soluble fiber content is the biggest focus for diabetic nutrition facts about apples, and the main reason why diabetic apple recipes are so good for type 2 diabetics.
Apples are high in the soluble fiber pectin, making them good at controlling blood sugar by releasing it a little more slowly into the bloodstream. In addition to helping to regulate blood sugar and bowel function, soluble fiber is thought to have an anti-inflammatory affect that may help diabetics recover faster from infections.
The recommended daily intake for fiber is 28 to 35 grams a day. For carb-counting purposes, one medium-size apple has about 60 calories and 15 grams of carbohydrate. A skinned apple is still good for you, but with skin an apple provides 4 grams of fiber – about 20 percent of the recommended total daily intake of fiber.
Especially in the fall, you can find many tasty varieties of apples. They can be enjoyed simply raw as part of a well-balanced diabetic meal, or as a snack along with some almonds or 1 or 2 tablespoons of low-fat peanut butter.

Nutritional Information Per Serving
Calories: 235
Total Fat: 12g
Cholesterol: 0mg
Sodium: 430mg
Total Carbohydrates: 28g
Protein: 3g


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