Love life and eat well for diabetes

Silvana Franco is joined in the kitchen by Chris who has lived with diabetes for ten years. Find out how to eat well for diabetes, and learn how to make blueberry drop scones.

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Tags: scones, diabetes, blueberry, Silvana Franco,

Recipe - Makes: 20


50g essential Waitrose porridge oats
250ml skimmed milk
175g Waitrose organic light brown self-raising flour
1 tsp baking powder
2 eggs
150g Waitrose LOVE Life dried blueberries
1 Sunflower oil spray


1. Soak the oats in a little of the milk for 5 minutes. Mix together the flour and baking powder. In a jug, beat together the eggs and remaining milk. Make a well in the flour, pour in the liquid and beat together until smooth. Stir in the oat mixture and dried blueberries.

2. Spritz a large non-stick frying pan or flat griddle with oil. Drop small spoonfuls of the batter in the pan and cook for 1-2 minutes on each side until risen and golden brown. Serve warm with fresh blueberries and a tiny drizzle of honey.


Any leftovers, once cooled, can be stored in an airtight container and toasted to reheat.

Nutritional Info

Typical values per serving:

Energy 326.352kJ
Fat 1.1g
Saturated Fat 0.3g
Carbohydrate 14.3g
Sugars 5.7g
Salt 0.2g

per scone

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