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  LETTUCE CUPS INGREDIENTS: 1 spring onion, finely diced 1/4 red chilli, finely sliced 1/2 tsp. garlic, finely diced 1 tsp. olive oil 125g mince of choice 1/2 carrot, coarsely grated 1/2 zucchini, coarsely grated 1/2 small can water chestnuts 1/4 cup bean sprouts 2 lettuce cups INSTRUCTIONS: Sauté spring onion, chilli and garlic with


           SOURDOUGH CHOCOLATE CAKE. While I would not recommend chocolate cake, I believe this could pass as a chocolate cake that you might enjoy and share at your next diabetic party or get together. Please note that the cake was a lot darker than in the photos. Ingredients. 1 cup rolled oats

Gluten Free Breads

  CHICKPEA FLATEBREAD INGREDIENTS For the flatbread: 1 cup chickpea (gram) flour 1 cup Gluten-free Flour Mix (see below) 2 cups water 1 tablespoon baking soda black sesame seeds For the caramelized onions: 2–3 tablespoons olive oil 1 yellow onion, sliced 1/2 teaspoon sweet paprika 2–3 medjool dates, stoned (pitted) and torn or finely chopped

Gluten Free Flour

  Make Your Own Chestnut Flour from Whole Chestnuts About Chestnuts Chestnut flour has history. Different varieties of chestnuts grow throughout the temperate zone, and many cultures have made use of the nut as a food source. In North America, Native Americans made flour from the dried nuts and ate the whole nuts as vegetables.

Masala missi rot

This crisp and mildly spiced flatbread is perfect for spooning up dal or gravy. We cannot do without the oil here as it gives the flaky texture that is characteristic of missi roti. Preparation Time :11-15 minutes Cooking time : 6-10 minutes Servings : 4   Main Ingredients Gram flour (besan), Whole-wheat flour (atta) Ingredients Gram flour (besan) 

Bread Making

There is nothing more enjoyable than baking your own bread. Not only do you get the enjoyment of eating something that you have made, but you have total control of what goes into it. This to me is important. As a diabetic I want total control over my diet and this means what I eat.


I make a pastry using any of my bread recipes with the following exception. I use:- 1 cup of flour and basically reduce everything by a quarter Instead of sugar and yeast I use 1 tablespoon of baking power. I use my bread maker to mix the pastry, on mine it is menu 8, dough

Apple Pecan & Dried Fruit Loaf

2 Granny Smith apples 1 cup EQUAL SPOON FOR SPOON (Over time you can eliminate this) 1/3 cup canola oil (Try Olive oil) 80g canola spread 3 eggs 1/2 cup low-fat milk 2 cups self-raising flour (Try 1 cup self raising flour and  cup multigrain flour) 1 teaspoon ground mixed spice 1 teaspoon bicarbonate soda

Corn Bread

This is my version of American Corn Bread.   Ingredients: 1 Cup of sweet corn canned, frozen or fresh. 1 cup of flour, I use bread flour. (Gluten free flour can be used.) 1/3 cup oat bran. 1 serve boiled pumpkin. 1 serve boiled sweet potato. 2/3 cup of water. I teaspoon of bread yeast.


RECIPE: 1 3/4 cups flour 1 cup of famers mix grains soaked overnight. 1/3 cup oat bran 3/4 teaspoon baking soda (or 2 teaspoons of bakers yeast to be used with a bread maker). 1 and 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon 2 eggs whites 1 small can of pineapple drained 1 large apple (peeled, cored, chopped) DIRECTIONS