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Delicious, nutritious recipes with the benefits of Glucerna

We all know that a healthy, balanced diet is vital in helping manage diabetes and living well.1 Managing our blood glucose levels while still meeting our daily nutritional requirements can be tricky, especially when we are juggling busy lifestyles. This is when adding Glucerna into your diabetes meal plans can be of great value.

Mango Ice Cream Slice

Prep time: 30 minutes + freezing time

Makes: 8 serves

Ingredients:

  • 5 sweet oatmeal biscuits
  • 1/3 cup roasted almonds
  • 1/3 cup unsalted cashews
  • ¼ cup desiccated coconut
  • 1½ tablespoons coconut oil
  • 12 scoops Glucerna powder
  • 1 mango, peeled and roughly chopped
  • 200g skim sweetened condensed milk

Method:

  1. Line a 23cm x 13cm loaf tin with 2 pieces of baking paper cut to the width and length and crossed over, allowing plenty of overhang to lift it out later.
  2. Process the biscuits, almonds, cashews and coconut into a course powder. Pour in coconut oil until mixture becomes a crumb.
  3. Pour into the lined tin and press into the base.
  4. To make the filling, process Glucerna, mango and condensed milk until smooth.
  5. Pour the mango mixture over the base and put into to the freezer to set, ideally overnight.
  6. Lift out of tin, cut into slices and serve. Return uneaten slices to the freeze.

Nutrition content per serve:

Energy: 1235 kJ (328 cal)
Protein: 8g
Carbohydrate: 31g
Saturated fat: 6g
Fibre: 2g
Calcium: 155mg

ESTIMATED GI: LOW

Glucerna is formulated especially for the nutritional needs of people with diabetes or with impaired glucose tolerance.2,3 When used as part of a diabetes management plan, nutritious and delicious Glucerna can help you better manage your blood glucose.2,3

We’ve put together a range of great tasting recipes above which will assist you in preparing nourishing breakfasts, main meals, snacks and desserts, with the added benefits of Glucerna. You can indulge in some of the foods you love, knowing you are getting the vitamins and minerals you need every day while managing your blood glucose levels.

References:

  1. Diabetes Australia. Eating Well. Available at: https://www.diabetesaustralia.com.au/eating-well. Accessed 28 October 2018.
  2. Devitt A et al. J Diabetes Res Clin Metab 2012;1(20):2.
  3. Abbott Nutrition. Data on file.
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