Pumpkin Spice Latte

Every year I see ladies posting in my Facebook support group desperately craving Starbuck’s Pumpkin Spice Lattes, but these sweet Halloween drinks are packed with carbs (sugar), making them a risky choice for anyone with diabetes. Here are the total carbs...

Drinks on a gestational diabetes diet

Staying well hydrated is very important during pregnancy and even more so if you have diabetes whilst pregnant. Drinking water doesn’t directly lower blood sugar levels, but it does flush excess sugar out of your system, so staying hydrated will help control and...

Ice cream

Ice cream, ice lollies, frozen yogurt, milkshakes & iced drinks Can we eat ice cream, ice lollies and frozen yogurt with gestational diabetes? Of course, we can, but we have to make mindful choices if we don’t want to spike our blood glucose levels. Ice...

Takeaways

Many ladies still enjoy having takeaways with gestational diabetes and why not? As long as it’s not everyday then it’s one treat that you can adapt and still enjoy without causing high blood glucose levels. Making the right choices with the type of takeaway you choose...

Gingerbread Latte

Colder days and coming up to Christmas we see many coffee shops offering gingerbread latte as a festive warming treat. But did you know you can make this at home using just a couple of cheap ingredients? Here’s my sugar-free gingerbread latte recipe which goes...