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Recipes

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.

Pumpkin, Macaroni and Cheese

Mac and Cheese, but not from the cardboard box! This dish has the addition of Glucerna which has been specially formulated for those with diabetes or impaired glucose tolerance. So dish up this family favourite next time you are craving some cheesy-goodness!

Mac and Cheese, but not from the cardboard box! This riff on a classic includes pumpkin for some added flavour. This dish has the addition of Glucerna which has been specially formulated for those with diabetes or impaired glucose tolerance. So dish up this family favourite next time you are craving some cheesy-goodness!

Ingredients:
1 cup Glucerna powder
500g pumpkin, diced
80g butter
3 cups grated tasty cheese
1.25L full cream milk
150g grated Parmesan cheese
150g flour

Method:
- Preheat oven to 200°C.
- Bake pumpkin for 15 minutes or until soft.
- Cook macaroni in boiling water according to pack directions and drain
well.
- Place milk, butter and flour in a small saucepan. Whisk over a medium
heat until smooth, and until sauce boils. Simmer on low heat for further 1
minute.
- Remove from heat and whisk in 2/3 grated tasty cheese (leave remaining
cheese for topping) and Glucerna powder. Combine with macaroni and
pour into ovenproof dish. Sprinkle with remaining grated cheese and
Parmesan cheese.
- Bake for 20 minutes, or until lightly browned.
- Serve with salad

Serves 10


Ensure / Glucerna Powder and Convenient Ready to Drinks can be purchased in all quality pharmacies across Australia and New Zealand.  
Please note that when cooking or freezing Ensure / Glucerna, there may be minor loss of some nutrients. Ensure / Glucerna is a Food for Special Medical Purposes. Use under Medical supervision.

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
  2. Devitt A et al. J Diabetes Res Clin Metab 2012;1(20):2.
  3. Abbott Nutrition. Data on file.

 

*Please note that cooking with or freezing with Glucerna powder, there may be minor loss of some nutrients

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