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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.

Spinach and ricotta parcels

These spinach and ricotta parcels go well on a cold day and as an alternative to a meat pie!

Serves 8

Ingredients

1kg fresh ricotta
3 eggs
1 brown onion
½ tsp nutmeg
10 scoops Glucerna Powder
250g frozen spinach
1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
6 slices thin ham or bacon
2 teaspoons fresh oregano
Black pepper
Puff pastry- 8 sheets
½ cup tasty cheese
4 tablespoons grated parmesan cheese
1 teaspoon sweet Hungarian paprika
Sesame seeds

Method

1. Preheat the oven to 210 degrees Celsius.

2. Dice the onion finely. Chop the bacon or ham into small pieces.

3. Heat the oil in a pan and when warm fry the onion and bacon until golden brown. Cool slightly.

4. In a mixing bowl add all the other ingredients apart from the pastry.

5. Add the onion and bacon mixture and stir until combined.

6. Take one sheet of puff pastry at a time and place 1/8th of the mixture into each sheet. Fold up into a parcel, moistening the edges of the pastry with water to stick together as they are folded. Brush lightly with water and sprinkle with sesame seeds on top.

7. Back in a hot oven, 210 degrees Celsius until the pastry has puffed and turned golden brown. Serve with a side of vegetables or salad.

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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