Balanced Snack for Diabetics: Caprese Skewers with Balsamic Glaze

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Tired of being worried about what you can and can’t eat as a diabetic? Look no further!

Maintaining a diabetic-friendly diet is an essential part of managing this chronic condition. It requires a careful approach, with a constant focus on monitoring carbohydrate intake, understanding the glycemic index, and making mindful choices that support stable blood sugar levels. However, this doesn't mean relinquishing the joy of eating or sacrificing the pleasure of savoring delightful flavors.

Pip has curated a collection of delicious blood sugar friendly recipes just for you. Buckle up your taste buds, because we're about to embark on a journey that will redefine your perception of diabetic-friendly cuisine. 

Today we’re making a four ingredient, no cook, appetizer. These Caprese Skewers with Balsamic Glaze are a refreshing and diabetic-friendly appetizer or snack option. The combination of juicy cherry tomatoes, creamy mozzarella, fragrant basil, and tangy balsamic glaze is sure to be a hit while keeping your blood sugar levels in check. Enjoy!

Caprese Skewers with Balsamic Glaze


  • Cherry tomatoes
  • Fresh mozzarella cheese, cut into bite-sized pieces
  • Fresh basil leaves
  • Balsamic glaze (sugar-free or low-sugar variety)


  1. Wash the cherry tomatoes and basil leaves. Pat them dry with a paper towel.
  2. Take a skewer and thread one cherry tomato onto it, followed by a piece of fresh mozzarella cheese, and then a fresh basil leaf. Repeat this pattern until the skewer is filled.
  3. Repeat the process with the remaining skewers and ingredients.
  4. Arrange the Caprese skewers on a serving platter.
  5. Drizzle the balsamic glaze over the skewers. You can adjust the amount of glaze according to your preference.
  6. Serve the Caprese Skewers with Balsamic Glaze immediately.

You can see, with a little creativity and mindful ingredient selection, we can create culinary wonders that cater to our dietary needs while tantalizing our taste buds.

Remember, embracing a diabetic-friendly diet is about making informed choices and finding a harmonious balance. By prioritizing whole foods, embracing fiber-rich ingredients, and controlling portion sizes, we can support stable blood sugar levels while enjoying a diverse array of flavors.

Your journey to a diabetic-friendly lifestyle is a continuous process, and small steps in the right direction can lead to significant changes over time. With dedication, perseverance, and a sense of culinary adventure, you can transform your meals into delightful feasts that support your well-being and enhance your quality of life.

Here's to a future filled with delectable and diabetic-friendly delights!