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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.

Lupin ‘Hummus’ Dip

Delicious and Nutritious - Lupin ‘Hummus’ Dip!
Looking for a little inspirational dip for your next family gathering, look no further! Today Simone is going to show you just how easy it is to make a delicious and nutritious Lupin Dip with Glucerna powder.

Lupins are a high protein, high fibre legume, that are very low in carbohydrate and fat. They make a good substitute for chickpeas as they say, variety is the spice of life! And with the simple addition of Glucerna, the powder adds key nutrients that can help support the strength of your bones, muscles and immune system. What’s not to love….
As featured on My Market Kitchen

Cooking Instructions:
• Add ¾ cup dry lupin flakes to 3 cups hot water and bring to the boil. Boil for 3 -4 minutes and strain.
• Place 1 ½ cups of cooked lupin flakes, into a food processor along with all other ingredients apart from the Glucerna powder.
• In a cup mix the Glucerna powder with a little water to make a runny paste and then add to the other ingredients.
• Blend all ingredients until smooth.
• Add a little extra water if you feel the dip is too think. Drizzle with a little more extra virgin olive oil if desired.
• Serve with sliced vegetables for dipping.

Ingredients
• 1 ½ cups cooked Lupin flakes
• 2 cloves garlic freshly crushed/chopped
• 2 tablespoons tahini paste
• 3 -4 scoops of Glucerna Vanilla powder
• 2 tablespoons white wine vinegar
• 2 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil
• 2 teaspoons of lemon juice
• 1 tsp lemon zest
• 1 teaspoon salt

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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