10 Sweet Snacks That Are Safe for People with Diabetes

Cinnamon-roasted chickpeas

Each serving of chickpeas contains protein, fiber, folate, and manganese. Additionally, type 2 diabetics can benefit from them.

Banana ice cream

Making banana ice cream is simple and only takes bananas. Bananas' fiber and low glycemic index may help regulate blood sugar.

 Cottage cheese fruit bowl

Cottage cheese and fruit are protein and fiber-rich snacks.  Cottage cheese may improve insulin resistance and lower body weight and belly fat, according to research.

Chia pudding

Simple ingredients make chia pudding healthful, delicious, and quick to create. Chia seeds include fiber, protein, and omega-3 fatty acids. 

Low carb energy bites

Energy bites with low carbs are portable and customizable to your tastes. They usually contain protein- and fiber-rich nuts like almonds or cashews. 


Grapes, like other fruits, are high-fiber treats for diabetics. A 1/2-cup (75-gram) portion has 1 gram of fiber and 14 grams of carbohydrates (9).

Trail mix

Diabetes snacks are portable, convenient, and customized like trail mix. Many store-bought variations are rich in carbs, calories, and sugar, so making them at home may be preferable.


Each 1-cup (140-gram) serving of pears has over 4 grams of fiber and 21.3 grams of carbs (3Trusted Source).  Fiber reduces sugar absorption, stabilizing blood sugar after eating. 

Greek yogurt

Greek yogurt, with 20 grams of protein per 7-ounce (200-gram) serving, is a great diabetic snack.


Apples are versatile, sweet, and nutritious, with 28 grams of carbs and 5 grams of fiber per medium apple (6Trusted Source).Low blood sugar glycemic index (7).

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