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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.

Creamy Corn Chowder

Serves: 4

Ingredients:

  • 8 scoops Glucerna powder
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • ½ medium onion, diced
  • 1 stalk celery, diced
  • 1 small carrot, diced
  • 1 small potato, diced      
  • 1 cup of corn kernels
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 2½ cups vegetable stock
  • 150mL full cream milk
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • 1 rasher bacon, trimmed and chopped
  • Parsley to garnish

Method:

  1. Place bacon into a large soup pot with vegetable oil and cook on medium heat until golden brown. Add onion and celery and stir until softened.
  2. Add carrots, potato, corn, bay leaf and stock and simmer gently for 5 minutes, or until vegetables are tender.
  3. Remove from heat and add Glucerna powder, flour and milk together and stir until smooth.
  4. Return to heat and simmer gently for further 2-3 minutes and remove bay leaf.

Nutrition content per serve

Energy: 1129kJ
Protein: 10.4g
Fat: 10.4g
Saturated Fat: 2.1g
Carbohydrate: 29.5g
Sugars: 8.4g
Fibre: 4.2g
Sodium: 1000mg

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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