Santa Claus' Quest for Traditional Diabetic-Friendly Delights

Santa Claus' Quest for Traditional Diabetic-Friendly Delights

In a magical corner of Lapland, under a starlit sky and surrounded by glistening snow, Santa Claus and his elves are busy preparing for the big night. As the elves wrap the last of the gifts, Santa contemplates his long journey ahead. "What could I eat on this wonderful trip?" he wonders, thinking about those who need to be mindful of their diet, like people with diabetes.

This year, Santa has decided to choose a traditional recipe but adapted for diabetic needs. "Let's go back to the roots, to the recipes of our grandparents, but with a modern twist," Santa thinks to himself. Thus, with the help of an old cookbook but with new ideas and carefully selected ingredients, Santa finds his inspiration.

Recipe: Homemade Nut and Dried Fruit Bread, Sugar-Free

This traditional recipe, adapted for diabetics, combines the rich taste of nuts and dried fruits with the pleasant texture of homemade bread.


  • 2 cups whole wheat flour
  • 1 cup oat flour
  • 1 packet active dry yeast
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup unsweetened almond milk
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/2 cup chopped nuts
  • 1/2 cup dried fruits (sugar-free), such as apples or pears
  • 1 tablespoon honey (optional, depending on diabetic preferences)

    Nutritional Table (per 100g):

    Nutrient Amount Daily Value (%)
    Calories 280 kcal -
    Total Fat 10g 15%
    Saturated Fat 1.5g 7%
    Trans Fat 0g -
    Cholesterol 0mg -
    Sodium 200mg 9%
    Total Carbohydrates 45g 16%
    Dietary Fiber 6g 21%
    Total Sugars 5g -
    Added Sugars 0g -
    Protein 8g 16%
    Vitamin D 0μg 0%
    Calcium 50mg 4%
    Iron 2.5mg 14%
    Potassium 200mg 4%

Preparation Steps:

  1. In a large bowl, mix whole wheat flour, oat flour, yeast, and salt.
  2. Warm the almond milk and olive oil until lukewarm, then add them to the flour mixture.
  3. Knead the dough until it becomes elastic, then add the nuts and dried fruits.
  4. Let the dough rise in a warm place for about an hour.
  5. Preheat the oven to 180°C (356°F).
  6. Shape the dough and place it in a baking pan.
  7. Bake the bread for about 30-40 minutes or until golden brown.
  8. Let the bread cool before slicing.

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