Category: Diabetic

Banana Buttermilk Pancakes

Banana Buttermilk Pancakes Makes about 8 pancakes 1 cup chopped banana (about 2 medium ripe bananas) 3/4 cup buttermilk 1 Tbsp light olive oil 1 egg 1/2 cup plain flour 1/4 tsp bicarbonate of soda 1/4 cup un-toasted muesli 1 Tbsp maple syrup 150ml low fat vanilla berry fruit...

Berry Sponge Trifle

Berry Sponge Trifle 2 cups (500mls) of unsweetened apple and blackcurrant juice 150g of thick sponge fingers 1 packet of low joule strawberry jelly 500g of mixed fresh berries 250g of strawberries, hulled and halved 3 Tablespoons of custard powder 2 Tablespoons of sugar or low calorie sweetener suitable...

Blueberry Muffins

Blueberry Muffins 2 cups SR flour 1/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar 1/2 cup Splenda 1 cup (150g) fresh or frozen blueberries 1 egg, lightly beaten 3/4 cup (180ml) buttermilk 1/2 cup vegetable oil Grease a 12 hole muffin pan. Sift dry ingredients into large bowl and stir in...

Bread and Butter Pudding

Bread and Butter Pudding 3 eggs 1 1/2 tablespoons honey 2 1/2 cups soymilk 1 tablespoon margarine 8 slices rye/grain bread, crusts removed 3/4 cup dried fruit salad chunks 1. Place eggs, honey and soymilk in a bowl. Whisk well. Spread margarine onto bread and cut into triangles. 2....

Bread and Butter Pudding

Bread and Butter Pudding Serves 4 4 eggs 2 1/2 cups (600ml) skim or low-fat milk 2 teaspoons vanilla essence 3 slices wholegrain bread 2 teaspoons margarine 2 Tablespoons sultanas 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1. Place eggs in bowl and beat. 2. Add milk and vanilla essence. 3. Spread...

Bruschetta

Bruschetta Seasoning Oil: 1/3 cup olive oil 4 cloves garlic, crushed 6 fresh basil leaves, chopped 1/8 teaspoon crushed red-pepper flakes Tomato Topping: 1-1/2 pounds plum tomatoes, chopped 1/2 cup chopped fresh basil 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar 1 tablespoon olive oil 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon black pepper 1...

Chicken and Cashews

Chicken and Cashews 4 small chicken breasts 2 tsp soy sauce 1 tsp sugar 1 tsp ginger, grated 1 medium carrot, sliced 1 stick celery, sliced diagonally 1 bunch bok choy or choy sum, 2.5cm lengths 50g cashews 115g bamboo shoots 115g water chestnuts 12 snow peas 6 shallots,...

Chocolate Date Cake

Chocolate Date Cake 300g silken firm tofu 1/4 cup honey 1/2 cup brown sugar 1/2 cup cocoa 2 1/2 cups self raising flour 1 cup pitted dates, chopped 1 1/3 soymilk Frosting 1 cup pitted dates, chopped 1/2 cup water 1 tablespoon cocoa 1. Preheat oven to 180°C. Grease...

Christmas Puddings

Christmas Puddings Chef: Lyn Battle Christmas is a time for family and friends to get together around a table of rich, home-cooked food! If you have a Diabetic or Coeliac in your family, there is no need for them to be left out. The following basic recipe method can...

Corn Muffins

Corn Muffins Serves 4 1 1/2 cups wholemeal flour 1 cup cornmeal (polenta) 1 tsp baking powder 1/2 cup sun-dried tomatoes 1 1/4 cups buttermilk 2 Tbsp sunflower oil 1 egg, lightly beaten 1. Preheat oven to moderate 180C. Sift flour, cornmeal and baking powder into a large mixing...

Diabetic Boiled Carrot Cake

Diabetic Boiled Carrot Cake 1 cup grated carrot 3/4 cup sultanas 2 teaspoons mixed spice 3/4 cup apple juice 1 1/2 cups SR flour 1/2 cup chopped walnuts 1/4 cup water Place the first four ingredients in saucepan, stir over heat until well mixed. Bring to boil, cover and...

Diabetic Christmas Cake

Diabetic Christmas Cake 1 1/2 cups sultanas 1/2 cup raisins 2 tablespoons brandy 1-tablespoon water 1 cup sieved pumpkin (no lumps) 2 eggs, beaten 1/2 cup apple concentrate 1/2 cup skim or low fat milk 1/2 cup chopped pecans 1-teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 teaspoon mixed spice 1 cup white...

Diabetic Christmas Pudding

Diabetic Christmas Pudding 1 cup of mixed fruit 30g butter or margarine 210ml milk 60ml sweet sherry Mix together in a saucepan and bring to the boil. Remove from heat then add: 1 tsp carb soda 1 cup self raising flour 1 tsp mixed spice Mix together and place...

Diabetic Christmas Pudding

Diabetic Christmas Pudding 1/3 cup each raisins, sultanas and currants 1 cup grated carrot, lightly packed (90g) 1/2 cup grated apple, lightly packed (50g) 1/2 cup chopped walnuts 1/4 cup brandy Grated rind of 2 oranges Juice of 2 oranges made up to 1/2 cup with water 1/3-cup water...

Diabetic Christmas Pudding

Diabetic Christmas Pudding 1 cup soft breadcrumbs 1 cup mashed banana (must be ripe) 1 cup mixed fruit 1 teaspoon mixed spice 1 teaspoon bicarbonate soda 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 egg Mix all together in a bowl. Put in a greased bowl in steamer with lid. Steam for two...

Diabetic Custard

Diabetic Custard 2 1/2 cup skim milk 2 eggs, beaten 1 tbsp vinegar 1/2 tsp vanilla 2 tsp Sweet and Low * Mix together the milk, eggs, vanilla, and Sweet and Low. * Pour into 6 custard cups. In an electric frying pan, place 3 paper towels and pour...

Diabetic Fruit Cake

Diabetic Fruit Cake 500g mixed dried fruit 250ml apricot nectar 1 teaspoon honey 250g mashed pumpkin 225g raising flour 1 teaspoon mixed spice 1 teaspoon carb soda Grease a loaf tin and line with paper. Combine fruit, nectar and honey in a saucepan take to the boil and reduce...

Diabetic Fruit Muffins

Diabetic Fruit Muffins 1 soft mashed banana 1 cup chopped dates 1 cup water 1/2 tsp bicarb soda 1 cup grated carrot 1/2 peeled grated apple 1 cup sultanas Mixed spice 1/2 cup low fat milk 2 Tbsp margarine 2 eggs, lightly beaten 2 cups SR flour Place dates...

Diabetic Lemon Delicious

Diabetic Lemon Delicious Serves 4 Preparation time: 1 hour Cooking equipment: individual baking dishes, large baking dish for water bath. Oven temperature: 160C (325F) 3 eggs 5 tablespoons fresh lemon juice rind of 1 lemon, freshly grated 1 tablespoon melted butter 3 tablespoons wholemeal plain flour 1 1/2 cups...

Diabetic Mince Pies

Diabetic Mince Pies Filling: 1/2 cup of dried apricots 1/2 cup chopped pitted dates 6 dried figs chopped 2 apples peeled, cored and thinly sliced juice of half a lemon 1/2 teaspoon of ground nutmeg 1 cup of sultanas 12 prunes seeded and chopped almonds 1/2 cup of brandy...

Easy Vegetable Slice

Easy Vegetable Slice 4 slices wholegrain bread 1 tablespoon margarine 4 slices lean ham, cut into small pieces 1 small onion, grated 1 small zucchini, grated 2 eggs 1 tablespoon SR flour 2 teaspoons finely chopped parsley 1/2 cup grated reduced fat cheese Cut the crusts off the bread....

Healthy Diabetic Christmas Cake

Healthy Diabetic Christmas Cake 2 cup Wholewheat flour 2 tsp Baking powder 1/4 tsp Salt 1/3 cup Low-fat margarine 1 cup Mixed dark and light raisins 1/2 cup Almonds, chopped 1/2 cup Hazelnuts, chopped Rind of 1 orange fine grated 1 3/4 cup Grated carrots 1/2 tsp Mixed baking...

Herbed Risotto Mix

Herbed Risotto Mix 710g (3 1/4 cups) Arborio rice 2 Tbsp dried onion flakes 3 tsp dried Italian herbs 1 tsp dried garlic granules In a medium bowl, combine rice, dried onion, herbs, and dried garlic. Divide mixture evenly among 8 small resealable plastic bags. Seal and label. Store...

Lemon and Poppy Seed Muffins

Lemon and Poppy Seed Muffins 1 1/2 tbsp canola oil 1/4 cup sugar or 1 tbsp Sucaryl (preferable) 1 egg, lightly beaten 3/4 cup skim or Shape milk rind and juice of 1 lemon 1/4 cup poppy seeds 1 cup self-raising flour 1 cup wholemeal self-raising flour 1/2 cup...

Mocha Custards

Mocha Custards Serves 6 500ml (2 cups) skim milk 80g (1/3 cup) sugar 2 1/2 Tbsp cocoa powder, sifted 3 tsp instant coffee granules 2 x 50g eggs 2 egg whites (from 50g eggs) 1 1/2 tsp vanilla essence Whipped Cream or vanilla crème Fruche (optional), to serve Coffee...

No-Sugar Custard

No-Sugar Custard 6 egg yolks 1/4 cup Fruit Sweet 1/2 cup flour 2 cup milk 1 tsp. vanilla 1 tbsp. butter * In a medium bowl, beat egg yolks and Fruit Sweet until thick and pale. * While continuing to beat, gradually sift in flour. * Pour into a...

Oat Pancakes

Oat Pancakes Serves 8 (makes 16 pancakes) 110g (3/4 cup) plain flour 80g (1/2 cup) plain wholemeal flour 1 Tbsp baking powder Pinch salt 110g (1 1/4 cups) rolled oats 3 eggwhites 560ml (2 1/4 cups) buttermilk 1 1/2 Tbsp vegetable oil 1 tsp vanilla essence Non-stick cooking spray...

Peach and Cinnamon Muffins

Peach and Cinnamon Muffins 1 1/2 cups plain, wholemeal flour 2/3 cup rolled oats 1/2 tsp nutmeg 1/4 tsp cinnamon 1 1/2 tbsp brown sugar 1/2 cup unsweetened pie peaches 1 cup buttermilk 1 small egg, beaten 2 tsp canola oil 1. Place flour, oats, nutmeg, cinnamon and brown...

Queen’s Pudding

Queen’s Pudding Serves 4 4 eggs 2 1/2 cups (600ml) skim or low-fat milk 2 teaspoons vanilla essence 3 slices wholegrain bread, crumbed 4 Tablespoons strawberry or raspberry purée 1. Separate two eggs and put egg whites aside. 2. Combine egg yolks with the other two whole eggs and...

Seafood Pasta

Seafood Pasta 300g pasta 2 Tbsp water 1/2 medium onion, chopped 1 clove garlic, crushed 1 cup milk 2 tsp cornflour 1 1/2 cups (230g) mixed cooked seafood 1 Tbsp chopped parsley coarsely ground black pepper salt to taste 1. Fill a large saucepan two-thirds full with water, and...

Spiced Chicken with Spinach

Spiced Chicken with Spinach Serving size: Serves 6 2 tablespoons olive oil 500g skinless chicken breast fillets, sliced thinly 1 medium onion, sliced thinly 3 cloves of garlic, crushed 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1 teaspoon paprika 2 teaspoons cumin seeds 2 teaspoons ground coriander 2 tablespoons salt reduced tomato paste...