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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.

Oat and Raisin Cookies

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It’s nice to have a sweet treat with tea or coffee. These cookies are just the thing.

Prep time: 15 mins + 17 mins time

Makes: 12

Ingredients​:

  • ½ cup (65g) Glucerna powder
  • 100g raisins
  • 150g melted butter
  • ¼ cup brown sugar
  • ¼ cup honey (see tip below)
  • 1 egg
  • ½ teaspoon baking powder
  • ¼ cup white flour
  • ½ teaspoon nutmeg
  • ½ teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1¼ cup oats
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla essence

Method:

  1. Preheat oven to 180° C. Line baking tray with baking paper.
  2. Place oats, butter, brown sugar, honey, egg, baking powder, cinnamon, nutmeg, flour, Glucerna powder and vanilla essence in food processor and blend until well combined. Place in large mixing bowl.
  3. Add raisins and stir until mixed through.
  4. Form heaped tablespoons of dough into balls and gently press down to flatten slightly. Space evenly on baking tray, leaving room for cookies to expand.
  5. Cook for 16-18 minutes or until edges become slightly golden-brown (the cookies will continue to cook when removed from the oven).
  6. Allow cookies to cool on wire rack prior to serving.

Tips:

  • Pure floral honey varieties such as Iron bark, red gum, stringy bark, yapunya and yellow box have a low glycemic index (GI); more common blended honeys have a medium GI.

Nutrition content per cookie:

Energy: 926kJ (222 cal)
Protein: 3g
Carbohydrate: 24g
Saturated fat: 7g
Fibre: 1g

 

ESTIMATED GI: MEDIUM

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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