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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.

Cottage Pie

Serves: 4

Ingredients:

  • 6 scoops Glucerna powder
  • 1 small onion, diced
  • 1 medium carrot, peeled and diced
  • 2 stalk celery, diced
  • 1 red capsicum, diced
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 tablespoon worcestershire sauce
  • 1 cup passata
  • ¼ cup frozen peas
  • ¼ cup tinned corn
  • 400g potato, peeled and cut into large chunks
  • 400g beef mince
  • 1 tablespoon sour cream
  • ½ tablespoon butter
  • 1 tablespoon full cream milk

Method:

  1. Preheat oven to 200°C.
  2. Heat oil in frying pan over medium-high heat. Add onion and caramelise. Add mince and stir until browned.
  3. Add carrot, celery and capsicum and cook for 3 minutes. Add passata and worcestershire sauce and combine. Reduce heat to medium-low. Cover and simmer for 8 minutes or until vegetables are tender.
  4. Add peas and corn and combine. Set aside.
  5. Cook potato in pot of water until cooked. Drain and add Glucerna powder, butter, milk and sour cream and mash until smooth.
  6. Spoon mince-mixture into large baking dish and top with mash. Bake for 15 minutes, or until golden brown.

Nutrition content per serve

  • Energy: 1930kJ
  • Protein: 31.5g
  • Fat: 21.7g
  • Saturated Fat: 8.1g
  • Carbohydrate: 30.0g
  • Sugars: 13.1g
  • Fibre: 6.3g
  • Sodium: 375mg

 

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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