by Catalogs.com Info Guru Oliver Vandervoort
If you are diabetic, or simply have been told you need to keep your blood sugar levels at a more manageable level you have likely been told that the only kind of candy you are allowed to eat is of the sugar free variety.
Some people act as though this is something akin to a death sentence because they believe that sugar free candy is something that simply doesn’t taste that good. The fact of the matter is that there are a number of different candies that taste just as good as the regular, sugar filled varieties. This means you can get plenty of great tasting candies as long as you know where to look. We’ve decided to help you know where to look by bringing you the top ten sugar free candy that tastes good.
10. Raspberry Chocolates
There are a number of hard candies that are sugar free and still taste great. Halter is one company that has worked hard to put out a great number of these kinds of sweet treats. Among the best is their Raspberry Chocolate drops.
9. Red Vines
Everyone loves Red Vines, but the normal kind are certainly high in sugar. Luckily there is also a variety of sugar free Red Vines. These allow you to relive the love of your childhood candy fetish without seeing your blood sugar spike.
8. Werthers Originals
Much like Red Vines, there is something that is much beloved about Werther’s Originals. It can be quite frustrating to have an affection for these kinds of candies and know you can’t actually eat them. Just like Red Vines, there is actually a sugar free version of Werther’s Originals that tastes exactly like the original, but won’t hurt you if you eat a handful.
Taffy is one of the best candies around, and the sugar free version is great because it comes in a variety of different flavors. If you love chocolate, there is a sugar free chocolate taffy. There are also fruit flavored and all kinds of different varieties.
6. Mint Meltaways
Mint Meltaways are quite good, whether you are talking about the loaded with sugar or a sugar free kind. The chocolate and mint meltaways combine two awesome flavors in one package.
There are all kinds of different flavors of toffee that can keep a diabetic happy when they want to get a bit of a sweet fix. Almond toffee is one of the best kinds of sugar free candies out there.
4. Malted Milk Balls
Malted Milk balls are among the best of the sugar free candies because when you take a look at them, they seem to scream “high in sugar.” They taste that way too and that’s why you’ll love them.
3. Gummi Bears
Speaking of candies that scream “full of sugar” there isn’t much that isn’t thought of as high in sugar quite like Gummi Bears. Luckily for those who are looking for something that doesn’t actually have sugar at all, there is a version that is just right for you.
2. Peanut Butter Cups
You got chocolate in my peanut butter! You got peanut butter in my chocolate! You’ve got peanut butter cups that taste like the real things, but don’t have any sugar content!
These marshmallow delights look to be made of nothing more than sugar, but there is a version of these seasonal favorites that won’t spike your blood sugar levels as well. The best news of all is that the company has put out the same seasonal varieties as they do for their regular peeps. This means you can celebrate Easter and Christmas and Halloween just as you would if you were eating the sugar filled kind.