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by Megan Greene Did you know over 20 million Americans have diabetes, and nearly 5 million are not aware that they have this disease? Considering that October is National Diabetes Month, we've decided to share a few healthy desserts for those with diabetes. Check out our list of the tastiest diabetic friendly desserts. Mocha Ricotta Tiramisu You will need: 1 tsp espresso powder 1⁄2 cup boiling water 2 tbsp coffee liqueur or brandy (optional) 1 tsp  sugar 1 cup light ricotta cheese 1 cup low-fat yogurt 1⁄4 cup of  icing sugar 1 tsp vanilla extract 1  oz of semi-sweet dark chocolate Ready in 25 mintues Baked Almond-Stuffed Peaches You will need: 5 dried apricot halves, finely... CONTINUE READING 6

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