10 Female Chef Diabetic Dessert Cookbooks You Do Not Want To Miss

10 Female Chef Diabetic Dessert Cookbooks You Do Not Want To Miss

What’s more, there has also never been such a level of inclusion within publishing - with female and male chefs alike being able to publish their work and reach the audiences they are catering their work to.

But this begs the question: what are the best cookbooks written by female chefs, and how could they benefit a diabetes-conscious diet?

Diabetic Dessert Cookbooks: Our Top Ten

Now that we have talked a little about the resources available, it is now time to examine these in more detail - taking a look at some of the best diabetes dessert cookbooks created by female chefs(see also: 7 Female Chef Diabetic Cookbooks You Do Not Want To Miss)(see also: 8 Female Chef Dessert Cookbooks You Do Not Want To Miss).

So, without further ado, let’s get started!

OUR TOP PICK

First on our list we have the Diabetic Dessert Cookbook by Anna Bright.

Aimed primarily at diabetics, but also encompassing desserts and recipes that are suitable for those on paleo, low carb, wheat-free, gluten-free and ketogenic diets, this book is perfect as an all-rounder - allowing you to create your favorite breads and desserts without breaking your diet.

This really is a great way to get to grips with creating healthier snacks and treats, and can be a godsend for anyone looking to improve their health, avoid the symptoms of diabetes, or follow a specific weight loss routine.

Pros

  • Wide array of recipes
  • Moderately priced
  • Good range of diets and lifestyles
  • Good range of everyday snacks

Cons

  • No Images included

EDITORS CHOICE

Next on our list, we have the Diabetic Desserts Cookbook 2023 by Allison Lawrence - a book that really is one of the jam-packed and intensive collections of recipes on this list, with over 1000 days of snacks, treats, and meal ideas.

The whole message behind this book is to eat and drink healthily without feeling guilty about breaking your diet or going against your health advice.

With plenty of recipes, a variety of smoothie recipes, several air fryer-centric desserts, full color images, and easy to follow instructions, this really is the perfect all-rounder for anyone looking to improve their health, cut down on harmful sweets, or get their diet back on track.

Pros

  • Wide variety of recipes
  • Plenty of different mediums covered
  • Well written
  • Easy to follow instructions
  • Accessible
  • Pictures included
  • Moderately priced

Cons

  • Title is misleading (only contains 93 recipes)

BEST VALUE

Featuring over 190, easy recipes that are friendly on your blood sugar and all round health, The Diabetic Goodie Cookbook by Kathy Kochan really is one of the best on the market, and is great for anyone looking to find a little enjoyment in an otherwise restrictive diet.

The great thing about these recipes is that they do not contain (potentially harmful) artificial sweeteners, and are also focused on overall health - with particular care and attention being paid to the health of the heart.

Offering recipes for cakes, cookies, pastries, pies, bread, and all manner of other sweet treats, this really is a great addition to any home cookbook collection, and can be a real game changer for those with diabetes or similarly restrictive diets.

Pros

  • Wide range of recipes
  • Good for heart health
  • Well written
  • Accessible and comprehensive recipes
  • Moderately priced

Cons

  • Not suitable or safe for type 1 diabetics

RUNNER UP

Next on our list, we have The Easy Diabetes Desserts Book by Mary Ellen Phipps.

Offering the chance to make blood-sugar friendly versions of all your favorite sweet treats, this book is a great example of the variety and accessibility that there are for diabetes sufferers in modern times - allowing them to make the most of their meals, not miss out on the good stuff, and enjoy their food to the fullest.

Written by Phipps, who herself is a registered dietitian, this cookbook is a handy guide for any household, and comes from a perspective you can not only trust, but that you can wholly enjoy as well.

Pros

  • Trustworthy author
  • Comprehensive and easy to follow
  • Well written
  • Good variety

Cons

  • More expensive than others

RUNNER UP

Designed for losing weight, eating healthier, and for all manner of blood-sugar associated conditions, the Sugar-Free Baking Cookbook by Michelle Wright is certainly a good one to take for a test drive.

With desserts aimed at improving bodily health, reducing inflammation, and lowering the risk of cancer, this book really understands just how bad sugar can really be, and gives sufferers of diabetes a vital lifeline that still allows them to have tasty treats without feeling like they’re missing out.

Pros

  • Good sense of variety
  • Comprehensive
  • Accessible and easy to follow
  • Very good price

Cons

  • Recipes use artificial sweeteners
  • No pictures
  • No nutritional information 

RUNNER UP

Filled with 100 great recipes to fulfill your sweet cravings, and remain diabetes safe, the Diabetic Desserts Cookbook offers safe and delicious alternatives to all of your favorite desserts - including strawberry tarts, almond cakes, and lime cheesecake.

Low-carb, gluten-free, sugar-free, and adhering to diabetic principles, this is perhaps one of the most comprehensive and all-encompassing books on this list, and allows people to enjoy the variety of life without the associated guilt.

Pros

  • 100 recipes
  • Good variety
  • Diabetes safe
  • Moderately priced
  • Comprehensive and accessible

Cons

  • Recipes high in fat

RUNNER UP

While known as the Keto Dessert Cookbook, this release by Fiona Griffith is still adherent with much of the diabetic lifestyle - and in fact the keto diet itself is generally quite in line with the diets prescribed to combat type 2 diabetes.

Offering 250 sugar free, energy boosting, weight loss-aiding recipes, this book is one of the best around, and really offers some choice and variety to those looking to right any number of wrongs without giving up on their favorite treats in the process.

Pros

  • 250 recipes
  • Well written and accessible
  • Comprehensive recipes
  • Good price

Cons

  • Some instructions lacking 

RUNNER UP

While the title might not inspire confidence in the diabetic, Brownies For Breakfast is a surprisingly great book that is laden with all the recipes you will need to keep your blood sugar low and your happiness at an all time high.

Frank, comprehensive, and aimed at “diabetics and the people who love them”, this book is a cookbook with a twist - offering a distinctly more personal touch that can often be lost in its competitors.

Pros

  • Accessible and down to Earth
  • Well written
  • Simple recipes
  • Great variety

Cons

  • Expensive price

RUNNER UP

Next on our list, we have the Diabetic Dessert Cookbook by Adeline Vivier - a comprehensive and generous cookbook full of tasty and exciting dessert recipes.

Perfect for those with diabetes - or those who just want to lower their sugar intake - this book has everything you could need to make great tasting desserts for you and your family to enjoy.

The real selling point for this cookbook is the gourmet-level cuisine that it promises, showing you how to make high quality desserts from the comfort of your own home.

Pros

  • High quality recipes
  • Variety
  • Comprehensive and accessible
  • Moderately priced

Cons

  • Black and white images

RUNNER UP

Last on our list, but by no means least, we have the Diabetes Desserts Cookbook by Ariel Warren - a well written cookbook containing 62 different desserts, and easy to follow instructions that everyone can try at home.

Focused on satisfying cravings, avoiding the carbs, and fighting diabetes (while still enjoying the food we eat), this book is a great look at the best ways to enjoy something a little sweet in amongst your diabetes dieting, and contains all the nutritional info you could need to make informed choices for you.

Pros

  • 62 great desserts
  • Well written
  • Accessible and comprehensive
  • Plenty of nutritional information
  • Good price

Cons

  • Less recipes than other books

Final Thoughts

It’s true that diabetic cooking has become all the more popular in recent years - particular as our understanding of the condition, and our wider nutritional health, has become much more pronounced.

So if you are looking for the best female written cookbooks to make diabetic desserts, then be sure to give these a try. Something tells me you won’t be disappointed!

Frequently Asked Questions

Is Diabetic Food Healthy?

While it depends on the specific food in question, the majority of diabetic food is specifically catered to those with type 2 diabetes - meaning that the ingredients are generally lower in sugar and carbohydrates.

Are These Desserts Diabetes-Friendly?

While there will be varying degrees to which the recipes (and chefs) adhere to the guidelines of diabetic cooking, they will all be more suitable for diabetics than regular desserts.

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