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  ALMOND CRISP COOKIES AND CRACKERS Almond Crisps Here’s what we’ve been looking for—simple crackers or cookies that taste good, are super-easy, and super-low in carbs. These are substantial enough to use with dips or spreads and the variations are limited only by your imagination. INGREDIENTS 1 egg white from a large egg 1 cup

Diabetic Friendly Dips

  HOT SPINACH DIP INGREDIENTS 280 g frozen or fresh chopped spinach, thawed and excess liquid squeezed out 1/2 cup light sour cream 5 tbsp light mayonnaise 1/3 cup Parmigiano Reggiano 1/4 cup scallion, chopped 1 clove garlic, crushed 1 cup (4 oz) shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese fresh pepper to taste INSTRUCTIONS Preheat the oven

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