Diabetic Cooking

Sparkling berry gelatin

Preparation time: 10 minutes. Chilling time: 1 1/2 hours.
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Ingredients

  • 1 large box (0.6 ounces) plus 1 small box (0.3 ounces) sugar-free raspberry gelatin
  • 2 cups boiling water
  • 1 cup packaged cranberry-orange sauce
  • 1/3 cup lemon juice
  • 3/4 cup diet ginger ale, chilled
  • 1 1/2 cups unsweetened frozen strawberries, partially thawed and sliced
  • 1 cup unsweetened frozen raspberries, unthawed

Directions

Dissolve gelatin in boiling water, whisking well. Cool slightly. Stir in cranberry-orange sauce, lemon juice, and diet ginger ale. Gently stir in strawberries and raspberries. Pour into an 8″ x 8″ pan and chill until firm, about 1 1/2 hours. Cut into 9 equal squares.

Yield: 9 servings. Serving size: 1 square.

Nutrition Facts Per Serving:
Calories: 77, Carbohydrates: 17 g, Protein: 1 g, Fat: <1 g, Sodium: 101 mg, Fiber: 2 g

Exchanges per serving: 1 fruit. Carbohydrate choices: 1.


This recipe was developed by Tami Ross, a Diabetes Nutrition Specialist and Certified Diabetes Educator in Lexington, Kentucky.