A new study shows that the level of protein in a meal can significantly affect how much insulin needs to be taken at meal times for people with type 1 diabetes. Many people with type 1 diabetes are advised to count carbohydrate but not protein when calculating insulin doses. The new research showed that higher […]
Do you have an old container of ‘Dex 4 Glucose Tablets’ lying around? Rocket candies are the same size and similar sugar levels! Swap those into the same container once you’re done with the Dex4, especially if you can’t get a replacement right away!
Ingredients 1-1/2 cups powder sugar substitute (Splenda) 2 tbsp almond milk, separated 1 tsp vanilla extract 4 tbsp whipped butter, softened Directions Combine sugar, butter, vanilla, and 1 tbsp milk. When smooth, add remaining milk. Beat until creamy. Notes Food colouring can be added at the end if colour is needed This recipe was tried […]
Ingredients Whole Wheat Flour, 0.5 cup Flour, white, 1 cup Baking Soda, 1 tsp Butter, unsalted, 1/3 cup melted Brown Sugar, 0.5 cup, packed Granulated Sugar, 0.5 cup Egg, fresh, 2 large ALL Natural Creamy Peanut Butter, 1 cup Vanilla Extract, 1 tsp Directions Mix all ingredients, then roll into 1 inch balls and place […]
Ingredients 2 cups white sugar 3/4 cup butter 2/3 cup milk 1 (3.9 ounce) package instant chocolate pudding mix (or any flavour you prefer) 3-1/2 cups quick cooking oats 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract Directions Mix together the sugar, butter or margarine and the milk in a large pot and bring to a boil. Boil for […]
Ingredients 3⁄4 cup whole wheat flour 1⁄4 cup all-purpose flour 1⁄2 teaspoon baking powder 1⁄4 teaspoon baking soda 1⁄4 teaspoon cream of tartar 1⁄4 cup wheat bran 4 tablespoons butter 5 tablespoons brown sugar 1 tablespoon Crisco 1⁄2 teaspoon vanilla 3 tablespoons half-and-half cream Directions Preheat oven to 350°F. In a large bowl, mix together […]
Ingredients ½ cup water ½ cup butter 2 cups granulated sweetener (Splenda) ½ teaspoon vanilla or caramel extract 1 cup heavy cream salt, to taste Directions In a medium saucepan, add sweetener and water over medium-high heat whisking until sweetener is dissolved. Once mixture reaches a boil, only whisk every so often and watch closely […]
Ingredients 2 cups (500 mL) rolled oats 1 cup (250 mL) whole wheat flour 1/2 cup (125 mL) ground flaxseed 1/3 cup (75 mL) packed brown sugar 1 tsp (5 mL) ground cinnamon 1 cup (250 mL) raisins, chocolate chips or unsweetened dried fruit 1/2 cup (125 mL) sunflower seeds (or any chopped nuts) 1/2 […]