Fabulite™ Cauliflower “Potato” Salad

Cauliflower has, over recent years, become a superhero in low carb diets. Its versatility allows it to replace many refined carbohydrates, such as rice, potato and even pizza bases! This recipe substitutes cauliflower for potato for an equally delicious non-potato potato salad. We have also replaced mayonnaise with Fabulite™ yoghurt, demonstrating how easy it is to make healthy options fabulous and yummy!


Ingredients

  • 500g cauliflower
  • 6 tbsp Fabulite™ plain yoghurt
  • 1 tbsp wholegrain mustard
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1 tbsp garlic powder
  • A pinch of sea salt and black pepper
  • A few slices of smoked turkey, cut into strips
  • 1 handful of chives, chopped
  • 1 red onion, diced

Method

  1. Steam cauliflower using your preferred method until just tender.
  2. Drain and put in a large bowl.
  3. Add Fabulite™ yoghurt to the cauliflower and mix well.
  4. Add smoked turkey and red onion on top of the cauliflower mixture, then add the salt, pepper, garlic powder and mustard.
  5. Top with fresh chives and serve.

For more information please visits www.parmalat.co.za


LIKE THIS? ------------------------------------------------

SUBSCRIBE to our FREE Diabetes Focus Newsletter.



Be fabulite this summer for World Diabetes Day 

With this year’s theme for World Diabetes Day being diabetes and the family, we, at Parmalat, make life a little easier with Parmalat Fabulite range of yoghurt so the whole family can enjoy.


Parmalat Fabulite is a delicious fat-free yoghurt with no added sugar. It’s ideal to include in your family’s meal plan as one of the suggested three daily servings of dairy adults should consume.

You don’t have to miss out on filling treats in your meal plan. With fewer kilojoules than regular yoghurt, Fabulite yoghurt is a guilt-free and delightful snack that can be enjoyed by health-conscious consumers.

Fabulite has been part of the Parmalat family, known for its focus on quality, since its launch almost 10 years ago (in 2008). We are very excited to be endorsed by the GI Foundation of South Africa (GIFSA) and Diabetes SA.

The Parmalat Fabulite range is available in 175g and 1kg packs (Fruit: Black Cherry and Strawberry, and Smooth: Plain and Vanilla). The 6x100g variety packs are available in the following variants: Fruit – Strawberry, Black Cherry and Kiwi, and Smooth – Grapefruit, Vanilla and Strawberry.

DID YOU KNOW?

The 2017 statistics, from the International Diabetes Federation, the World Health Organisation and the Centre for Disease Control, paint a gloomy picture. Worldwide, there were 425 million adults with diabetes and it is estimated to be 629 million by 2045. 

For this reason, a smoothie made from the Parmalat Fabulite range is ideal for people living with diabetes, and is one step of managing your diabetes.

Fabulite Breakfast Smoothie

Start the day right with a special treat, packed full nutrients and good for your waistline.

Ingredients:
½ cup Fabulite plain yoghurt
1 large frozen banana
6 large frozen strawberries
1 slice fresh ginger root
1 cup skim milk
¼ cup wheat germ

Method:
Place all the ingredients in a blender and blend until creamy.

Recipe tip

Wholegrains could be a great addition to a smoothie to make it crunchier and up the nutrition stakes. Just ensure that what you add contains no hidden sugars that will contribute to increased blood sugar. And always remember to control the serving size! 

You can consider using oats or bran when making a smoothie, but keep an eye on the product’s nutritional info, sugar and carbohydrate content; when added up it should all still be within your daily allowed totals.

Another option for a fabulous Fabulite smoothie is adding some fresh blueberries and sliced almonds to a tub of Fabulite yoghurt of your choice.

World Diabetes Day

Don’t forget to be Fabulite this summer for World Diabetes Day – 14 November! Parmalat Fabulite can be bought from any of the major retailers.


For more information please visits www.parmalat.co.za


Albany Bread-A-Betix Super Citrus Chicken Sarmie

INGREDIENTS

  • 2 slices Albany Bread-A-Betix Low G.I. White Bread

For the citrus mayo:

  • 60ml mayo
  • 5ml lemon zest
  • 5ml lemon juice
  • 5ml orange juice
  • 5ml orange zest
  • 1 chicken breast
  • 2,5ml ground ginger
  • Olive oil for frying

For the cucumber pickle:

  • 80ml apple cider vinegar
  • Black sesame seeds
  • 15ml brown sugar
  • ¼ cucumber, shaved
  • Fresh watercress

METHOD

  1. For the chicken breast, toss in the ginger and pan fry until cooked through and golden. Slice.
  2. For the pickle, mix together the vinegar, sugar, and black sesame seeds and then toss in the shaved cucumber. Leave to pickle for 15 minutes.
  3. For the citrus mayo, mix together the lemon and orange zest, juice, mayonnaise and season to taste.
  4. For the sarmie, spread the 2 slices of bread with citrus mayonnaise, top with watercress then place sliced, grilled chicken on each slice.
  5. Top with cucumber pickle and extra zest!

No Bake Coconut & Vanilla Cheesecake


Thistlewood products are ideal for the health conscious consumer and suitable for persons with diabetes. 


Makes approximately 8 mini cheesecakes
1 serving = 1 mini cheesecake with 1 teaspoon jam
This recipe is inspired by Everyday Diabetic Recipes

Ingredients

  • 450g fat-free cream cheese, softened
  • 1 packet sugar-free instant vanilla pudding mix
  • 3/4 cup fat-free plain yogurt
  • 1 cup skim milk
  • 1 teaspoon coconut extract
  • 170g of mixed berry low GI Thistlewood biscuits, crushed
  • 2 Tbsp. melted coconut oil (give or take)
  • Thistlewood Red Cherry “Sugar free” jam (no added sugar, sweetened with sorbitol)
M11224-THISTLEWOOD-COTTAGE-LOGO
The Thistlewood range is available in all Dischem pharmacies, select Super Spars, Checkers Hypers, select Pick n Pay stores and The Centre for Diabetes and Endocrinology.

Method

  1. Crush or lightly blitz your Thistlewood biscuits to form a crumb. Mix the crumbs and coconut oil together until combined. Add 2 loosely-packed tablespoons of crumb to the bottom of each mould or serving dish, and use your fingers or a spoon to pack it down firmly.
  2. In a medium bowl, stir cream cheese with a spoon until soft. Add dry instant pudding mix, yogurt, skim milk, and 1 teaspoon coconut extract. Mix well with a wire whisk. Spread mixture evenly onto the crumb. Cover and refrigerate 2 hours, or until firmly set.
  3. Serve with a healthy teaspoon of Thistlewood Red Cherry “Sugar free” jam (no added sugar, sweetened with sorbitol).

You can use any one of our yummy Thistlewood no added sugar (sucrose) jams to tantalize your taste buds. Available in Strawberry, Apricot, Marmalade, Raspberry, Gooseberry & Cherry.

www.thistlewood.co.za  thistlewood@futurenet.co.za  033 386 3636 / 011 467 2147

Like Us? Follow Us! @thistlewoodprod

Diabetes SA logo
KOSHER LOGO
image014
Halaal logo

Delicious cottage cheese flapjacks


Thistlewood products are ideal for the health conscious consumer and suitable for persons with diabetes. 


Makes approximately 12 – 15 flapjacks   
1 serving = 3 flapjacks with 1 tablespoon jam
This recipe is inspired by by dietician, Leanne Katzenellenbogen

Ingredients

  • 1 cup low-GI oats
  • 250 g low-fat chunky cottage cheese
  • extra large egg
  • 3 egg whites
  • 4 sticks of Stevia
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • Olive oil cooking spray
  • favourite sugar-free Thistlewood Jam
M11224-THISTLEWOOD-COTTAGE-LOGO

The Thistlewood range is available in all Dischem pharmacies, select Super Spars, Checkers Hypers, select Pick n Pay stores and The Centre for Diabetes and Endocrinology.

Method

  1. Put oats into a blender, or food processor and blitz to a grainy batter.
  2. Add remaining ingredients, and process into a batter. Leave to rest for about half an hour, at room temperature.
  3. Heat non-stick skillet over medium heat. (Use a little non-stick olive oil cooking spray to help keep from sticking).
  4. Pour tablespoons per flapjack into pan & allow to cook until small bubbles form (about 4-5mins) then flip & allow to cook the same on the otherside.
  5. Serve with your favourite sugar-free Thistlewood jam (which is suitable for Type 1 diabetes).

www.thistlewood.co.za  thistlewood@futurenet.co.za  033 386 3636 / 011 467 2147

Like Us? Follow Us! @thistlewoodprod

Diabetes SA logo
KOSHER LOGO
image014
Halaal logo

Overnight FUTURELIFE® Smart Oats®

Ingredients

  • 50 g FUTURELIFE® Smart Oats®
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 Tbsp. Yoghurt
  • Berries
  • 1 Tbsp. Chia seeds

Method

  1. Add your FUTURELIFE® Smart Oats® and milk to a bowl and mix well.
  2. Pour half mixture in a jar, spoon over some slices up fresh berries.
  3. Pour over remainder of oats mixture.
  4. Place in fridge overnight.
  5. In the morning top with yoghurt, chia seeds and sliced berries.

For more information on the product used in this recipe visit: http://futurelife.co.za/product/futurelife-smart-oats/


FUTURELIFE® Mixed Berries and Mint Crush

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup mixed frozen berries
  • 125 ml plain fat free / low fat yoghurt
  • 125 ml water
  • 40 g or 4 Tbsp. FUTURELIFE® Smart food™
  • 1 cup of ice
  • 5 g fresh mint

Method

  1. Place all ingredients into a blender and blend for 30 seconds.

For more information on the product used in this recipe visit: http://futurelife.co.za/product/futurelife-high-energy-smart-food/


FUTURELIFE® HIGH PROTEIN Mocha Smoothie

Ingredients

  • ½ cup of coffee, already prepared
  • ½ cup low-fat or fat-free yoghurt (vanilla)
  • 1 handful of ice
  • 50 g (5 heaped Tbsp.) of FUTURELIFE® HIGH PROTEIN Smart food™ Chocolate

Method

  1. Add all the ingredients to a blender and blend on full power until smooth.

Serves 1 – meal | Serves 2- snack


For more information on the product used in this recipe visit: http://futurelife.co.za/product/futurelife-high-protein-smart-food/


FUTURELIFE® HIGH PROTEIN Smart food™ MUFFINS

Ingredients

  • 200ml (4/5 cup) FUTURELIFE®HIGH PROTEIN Smart food™
  • 250ml (1 cup) whole wheat flour
  • 5ml (1 tsp) salt
  • 20ml (4 tsp) baking powder
  • 15ml (1 Tbsp.) sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 60ml (4 Tbsp.) butter/margarine/coconut oil
  • 250ml (1 cup) low fat milk
  • 1 tsp of low sugar low salt peanut butter for each muffin’s centre

*Optional: Grate 1 cup carrot or apples and a few Tbsp. of seeds to the wet ingredients.

Method

  1. Pre-heat the oven to 200°C and grease a muffin tin.
  2. Mix all the dry ingredients together.
  3. Whisk egg. Add the butter/margarine/coconut oil and milk to the beaten egg and whisk until combined.
  4. Add wet ingredients to dry ingredient and fold together until just combined.
  5. Spoon equal amounts of batter into greased muffin tin. Spoon a teaspoon of peanut butter into each centre of the muffins.
  6. Bake for 15 – 20 minutes.
  7. Freeze in an airtight bag or enjoy fresh.

* Make a batch and freeze. To defrost leave to thaw at room temperature.


For more information on the product used in this recipe visit: http://futurelife.co.za/product/futurelife-high-protein-smart-food/


Vanilla ice cream

Here is a delicious Suganon vanilla ice cream recipe.

Suganon is a range of great tasting sugar alternatives to help you maintain a healthier lifestyle.

Range endorsed by:
• Diabetes SA
• GI Foundation   

image013
image014

Ingredients

  • 2 cans full-fat (unsweetened) coconut milk
  • 1 fresh vanilla bean
  • 1 T Suganon Xylitol

Method

  1. Shake your cans of milk thoroughly before opening.
  2. Place a sheet of parchment paper on a rimmed baking sheet. Pour the coconut milk onto the parchment paper (don’t skip this step!) and then freeze for several hours, until hard.
  3. Pop the frozen coconut milk pieces into the food processor and blend, scraping down the sides as you go.
  4. When the coconut mixture begins to smoothen and resemble ice-cream, slice open the vanilla bean and scrape the seeds inside the food processor along with your Suganon Xylitol.
  5. Continue to process until smooth and at your desired texture. Serve immediately!

Popular sugar substitute in cooking and baking

Click here to read more about Suganon.


Suganon is a product of: Adcock Ingram Limited. Reg. No. 1949/034385/06. Private Bag X69, Bryanston, 2021, South Africa. Tel. +27 11 635 0000