What to Eat Wednesday: Perfect Iced Mocha

This gourmet iced mocha won't throw off your diabetic carb countDo you love your lattes and frappuccinos but have had to give them up in order to lower your sugar and carb levels to manage your diabetes? Well then, this Iced Mocha recipe from Diabetic Living is a special gift for you: try it and I think you’ll be hooked! Not only will you save the $5 you’d throw out on a store-bought drink, you’ll also ingest just 7 grams of carbs!

Ingredients

            1 cup cold water


            1/4 cup ground French roast or espresso roast coffee


            1/2 cup fat-free milk


            2 tablespoons no-sugar-added chocolate-flavored drink mix (Nestle Nesquick®)


            Ice cubes


Directions

  1.  Using a drip coffeemaker, add the water and ground coffee. Brew according to manufacturers directions.
  2. Pour coffee into a glass measuring cup.
  3. Stir in milk and drink mix.
  4. Serve coffee mixture over ice in chilled tall glasses. Makes 2 (about 6-ounce) servings.
Dr. Andrew Schneider
Dr. Andrew Schneider is a podiatrist and foot surgeon at Tanglewood Foot Specialists in Houston, TX.
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