The biggest game of the year is happening on Feb 3, 2013, some say. You may go for the friendships, the half time show, the commercials or you maybe a huge football fan. Whatever the reason you don't want to bottom out or go sky high. Here is a quick list of diabetic friendly food for the big day.
Carb counts included.
1. Mozzarella string cheese-You can eat it plain or dip it in healthy fresh salsa for a super bowl kick.< 1 gram
2.Air popped popcorn-eat it plain or your favorite seasoning. You have a wide variety in the markets now. Bar-b-que, cheese or garlic. Pick your favorite flavor.12 grams in two cups
3.Cottage cheese and your favorite berries- The cottage cheese is loaded with calcium and the berries are full of fiber. Sprinkle your favorite sugar substitute for a sweeter flavor. 12 grams in 1/2 cup
4.Natural nut butters- Oh the wonderful choices. Peanut, Almond, Walnut and Hazelnut, pick your favorite flavor and spread on your favorite high fiber snack cracker. Triscuts anyone? 15 Grams
5.Hard boiled eggs- Full of protein and hand friendly food. Set up a chilled bowl and dig in during the game.<1 gram
6.Edamame-Soybeans-Oh I love these and can eat a whole bowl by myself when I go to Japanese restaurants. You can find them in any supermarket, pop in the microwave and you and your guests can have fun eating them. 15 grams per cup
7.Pears-Oh how sweet. Choose your favorite and bring them to the game day party. Believe me your friends will thank you. 16 grams
8.Sugar free jello-Pick your favorite flavor. Be sure to get the to go packs in the market and bring it low fat whipped topping. This will sure to please at half time. 4 grams per cup
9.Hummus and veggies-You can make your own hummus or pick it up at the grocery store. Plus there are many different flavors now of hummus. Pick up a few containers and a pick tray of veggies and you'll be the hit of the big game. 15 grams in 5 tablespoons
10.Plain or Greek yogurt- Use this over fresh sweet strawberries and berries. Mix it with onion soup instead of sour cream. Yum o. 12 grams in 6 oz.
Remember don't guess, TEST!