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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.

Pineapple Coconut Frappe

coconut frappe

This delightful shake draws inspiration from the pina colada cocktail and tropical holidays! And the mint gives a lovely freshness and zing.

Prep time: 5 minutes

Makes: 2 serves

Ingredients:

  • 250mL chilled coconut water
  • 100mL cold water
  • 8 level scoops Glucerna powder
  • 2 slices fresh pineapple (or 3 slices canned)
  • 1/3 cup fresh mint leaves (about 1-2 stems worth)
  • 8 ice cubes

Method:

  1. Pour coconut water and cold water into your blender, then add Glucerna powder. Blend until dissolved.
  2.  Add pineapple, mint and ice and blend until smooth.
  3. Pour into a tall glass and garnish with fresh mint leaves.

Tips:

  • Try adding 2 passionfruit for a flavour variation.
  • Try using 8 fresh lychees, or 2 mango cheeks instead of pineapple.

Nutrition content per serve:

Energy: 1111k (265 cal)
Protein: 10g
Carbohydrate: 33g
Saturated fat: 1g
Fibre: 5g

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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