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  CHICKPEA FALAFEL INGREDIENTS 1/2 cup chickpeas 1/2 cup onion, chopped 3 tbsp flour 1 tbsp olive oil 1 tsp salt 1/8 tsp black pepper INSTRUCTIONS 1-Pre-soak the chickpeas in 3 cups of water overnight. 2-Rinse the chickpeas and combine them with onions in a small saucepan. Cover with water and boil at high heat

Diabetic Friendly Dips

  BABA GHANOUSH 3 WAYS INGREDIENTS: Baigan (Eggplant) round 3, Lehsan (Garlic) cloves 10-12, Tahini paste 8 tbs, Lemon juice 3-4 tbs, Lal mirch powder (Red chili powder) ½ tsp or to taste, Olive oil 4 tbs With Tomato & Capsicum: Tamatar (Tomato) deseeded & finely chopped 1 tbs Shimla mirch (Capsicum) finely chopped 1

GLUTEN – FREE Pancakes

  MAKE YOUR OWN FLAX MEAL IN THE VITAMIX INGREDIENTS 1/2 Cup Flax Seeds (any colored flax seeds will work) INSTRUCTIONS If your Flax Seeds haven’t been in the Fridge or Freezer, you may consider placing them into the Freezer for 15-30 minutes before blending them to avoid overheating the oils. Place the Flax Seeds


    GLUTEN FREE CARBO CAKE While I would not recommend chocolate cake for diabetics pure Coco powder is actually healthy. Here is a gluten free version that you might enjoy and share at your next diabetic party or get together it uses Carbo. What is Carob? Carob is native to the eastern Mediterranean, probably

Mango and Almond Cake

As with all dishes, if these effect your sugar remove them from your diet. 250g canola spread 1 cup EQUAL BAKING (over time you will able to eliminate this) 3 eggs (Whites) 1 1/2 cups self-raising flour (Try 1 cup self raising flour and  cup multigrain flour) 1 teaspoon ground ginger 1/3 cup ground almonds

Orange Cake

2 oranges 4 eggs (Try egg whites instead of whole eggs) 200g canola-spread 1 1/2 cups EQUAL BAKING* 2 cups self-raising flour (Try 1 cup self raising flour and 1 cup multigrain flour) Preheat the oven to 190C (375F). Grease a 20cm cake tin, line base and sides with baking paper. Grate the rind from

Apple and Date Cake

2 green apples 200g canola spread 1 1/2 cups EQUAL BAKING*  (Over time this can be eliminated) 4 eggs (wites) 3/4 cup chopped dates 2 cups self-raising flour (Try 1 cup self raising flour and 1 cup multigrain flour) 3/4 cup buttermilk (Try light milk) Preheat the oven to 180 C (350 F). Grease a

Healthy Ginger Bread Man

At Christmas or on those special occasions when you are with your children or grand children use this activity to engage the whole family. Make a ginger bread man. Ingredients A cup of stout. (Any alcohol will boil out in th cooking process but the stout adds colour and goodness. 3 cups of flour 1