Low glycemic foods do not raise your blood sugar nearly as much as foods that contain more sugar (either naturally or through processing). Research has shown many benefits of eating low glycemic foods, especially for those with diabetes. It can even out many of the blood sugar spikes and wild fluctuations that care common withe diabetes, especially type 1. Start by mixing in some low glycemic foods into your meal plan and see how it might help you manage your blood glucose levels.
Hot Pepper Jelly. May add 2 tablespoons frozen concentrate apple, pear or white grape juice concentrate. Make red by adding 1/4 cup chopped cranberries. For a quick recipe for hot pepper jelly: Melt 2-1/2 cups apple jelly. Add 2 tablespoons each minced green bell pepper and jalapeños. Add 4 teaspoons cider vinegar. Chill to set. Serve on crackers with cream cheese.