I just wrote about healthy food, so I guess it is time for me to write about unhealthy food — Sweets! I seem to be surrounded by sweets during the holidays. Even though I am diabetic, I think it is ok to have a few sweets, as long as I know the carbs and add insulin appropriately.
It is always hard to figure out carbs for candies — especially when it is in a stocking, or given as a gift.
Here are the few Christmas/Hanukkah foods that I could find.
|Spangler Standard Candy Canes
|1 piece (.50 oz)
|Beaners Chocolate Coins
Here is some info that I found at Insulinpumpers. The first section is Halloween, but the bottom is Christmas/Hanukkah.
|fudge with nuts
|1 oz piece
|1 oz. chocolate coin
|1 candy or small candy cane
|sugar free Trident for kids
Most standard sized candy canes are 14-16 carbs.
What sweets do you eat during the Holidays?