FUTURELIFE® Smart Oats® open ham and cottage cheese scones


  • 1 ¾ cups whole wheat flour
  • 1 cup Original FUTURELIFE® Smart Oats®
  • 4 tsp. baking powder
  • A pinch of Salt
  • 2 Tbsp. butter
  • 180 ml low fat milk
  • 1 Egg
  • 100 gram chopped ham (can be changed to bacon, smoked salmon etc.)
  • 1 Tbsp. Robinsons Veggie Seasoning.
  • Chunky Cottage Cheese


  1. Preheat your oven to 200ºC. Then combine the flour and FUTURELIFE® Smart Oats® with the baking powder and salt.
  2. Then add in the butter and mix it into the flour mixture using your hands. You should end up with a slightly more crumbly, but still floury consistency.
  3. Next whisk the egg and combine it with your milk. Then gradually mix this in with your butter and flour mixture using a flat bladed knife or a pastry blender. Make sure not to over work your dough. Mix in your Chopped Ham and Veggie Seasoning.
  4. Scoop dough into a muffin tray. Scoop 1 tsp of Cottage Cheese into a little well made with your finger into each muffin. Sprinkle with Veggie Seasoning.
  5. Brush the top with a bit of milk with a pastry brush, pop them into the oven and leave them to bake for 20 minutes or until golden brown.

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

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


  • 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

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.


  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).

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