Radishes are about as guilt-free as food can get. Each medium-size radish has just 1 calorie and well under half a gram of carbohydrates. Nibble on a few when the aroma of dinner cooking is getting the best of you. This simple snack has just 20 calories and 2 grams of carb, and it makes a pretty appetizer.

Diabetic Living Magazine
Source: Diabetic Living Magazine


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Spread cream cheese on radish slices. Sprinkle with chives.



Tip: Opt for small or medium-size radishes, because larger radishes tend to be more fibrous and have a sharper flavor.

Did you know? A medium-size radish supplies 1 percent of your daily vitamin C. And 1 cup of sliced radishes provides 29 percent of your daily vitamin C -- but only 19 calories and 4 grams of carb.

Nutrition Facts

20 calories; protein -1g -2% DV; carbohydrates 2g 1% DV; exchange other carbs; dietary fiber -1g -4% DV; sugars -1g; fat -1g -1% DV; saturated fat -1g -5% DV; cholesterol -1mg; vitamin a iu -1IU; vitamin c -1mg -2% DV; folate -1mcg; calcium -1mg; iron -1mg -6% DV; magnesium -1mg; potassium -1mg; sodium -1mg.