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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.

Savoury Muffins

Savoury muffins are very versatile and great for breakfast, snacks or for the lunch box.

Prep time: 15 minutes + 30 minutes cooking time

Makes: 12 serves

Ingredients:

  • 2 large carrots (350g)
  • 8 scoops Glucerna
  • 200mL water
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 1 medium onion, finely diced
  • 3 rashers (100g) lean, short cut bacon, chopped
  • ¾ cup wholemeal self-raising flour
  • ¾ cup lentil flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon bicarb soda
  • ½ teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1 cup grated reduced-fat tasty cheese
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • ½ cup natural Greek-style reduced-fat yoghurt
  • 1/3 cup olive oil

Method:

  1. Preheat oven to 180°C. Place muffin cases into muffin tray and spray lightly with oil.
  2. Chop carrot into chunks and cook until soft (5 minutes in the microwave on high). Drain and mash with a fork and set aside.
  3. Combine Glucerna and water in a medium bowl. Add eggs, yoghurt and oil and mix well. Set aside.
  4. Heat oil in a frypan. Cook onion and bacon until onion is soft.
  5. Whisk together flours, baking powder and nutmeg in a large bowl. Add grated cheese and stir until coated. Add onion and bacon and mix well.
  6. Add carrot and Glucerna mixture to the dry ingredients. Stir gently until just combined.
  7. Spoon evenly into muffin cases and bake for around 30 minutes, or until a skewer comes out clean. After 5 minutes cooling time in the tray, turn out onto a wire rack to cool.

Tip:

  • Can be frozen

Nutrition content per serve:

Energy: 1047kJ (250 cal)
Protein: 11g
Carbohydrate: 16g
Saturated fat: 4g
Fibre: 4g
Sodium: 387mg

 

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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