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

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Recipe Summary

active:
5 mins
total:
5 mins
Servings:
1
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Ingredients

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Directions

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

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Tips

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; carbohydrates 2g 1% DV.