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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.

Poached Eggs Florentine

poached egg

Serves: 1

Ingredients:

  • 1 scoop Glucerna powder
  • 125g frozen spinach, thawed
  • Pinch of nutmeg
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 2/3 cup full cream milk
  • 1½ tablespoons flour
  • 1 tablespoon finely grated parmesan cheese
  • 1tablespoon  finely grated parmesan cheese, extra
  • ½ tablespoon breadcrumbs

Method:

  1. Preheat oven to 200°C.
  2. Thoroughly drain spinach, pressing down to extract moisture.
  3. Stir in Glucerna powder and nutmeg.
  4. Place into the base of a small ovenproof dish.
  5. Using a spoon, make a slight hollow well in the centre of the spinach.
  6. Lightly poach egg and place onto spinach.
  7. Place milk into a small saucepan with butter and flour. Whisk over a medium heat until smooth and until sauce boils. Simmer for a further 1 minute. Remove from heat and whisk in cheese.
  8. Spoon mixture over eggs and spinach. Sprinkle with combined parmesan cheese and breadcrumbs.
  9. Bake for 10 minutes or until heated through and lightly browned.

Nutrition content per serve:

Energy: 1744kJ
Protein: 27.2g
Fat: 18.1g
Saturated Fat: 8.8g
Carbohydrate: 31.3g
Sugars: 12.5g
Fibre: 8.2g
Sodium: 592mg

 

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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