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Delicious, nutritious recipes with the benefits of Ensure

We all know that a healthy, balanced diet is vital for staying healthy. As we get older, we may not be able to meet our daily nutritional requirements with our usual diet.

This is when adding Ensure into meals can be of great value.

Ensure is scientifically formulated for people needing a nutritional boost to their normal diet, which may be inadequate for their body’s needs due to age, illness or a chronic condition. Ensure provides energy, protein and a wide range of minerals and vitamins essential for health.

Below we’ve put together a range of great tasting recipes which will assist you in preparing nourishing soups, meals, snacks and desserts with the added benefits of Ensure to help increase your nutritional intake.You can indulge in some of the foods you love and know you are getting the vitamins and minerals you need every day. A PDF version of our recipe book is also available for easy download and printing.


Lentil Dhal

Serves 4

• ½ cup Ensure Neutral powder 
• 1 cup split red lentils, rinsed
• 2 bay leaves
• 1 cinnamon stick
• 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
• 1 onion, diced
• 2 garlic cloves, crushed
• 1 tbsp fresh ginger, finely chopped
• ½ tsp turmeric
• 1 tsp ground cumin
• ½ tsp garam masala
• ½ tsp chilli flakes - optional
• Juice from ½ lemon
• 1 tbsp chopped fresh coriander
• Pinch of salt
• 1tbsp butter

• Place lentils, bay leaves and cinnamon in a saucepan with 2½ cups of cold water. Bring to the boil; reduce the heat to simmer, stirring regularly to prevent sticking for 10-12 minutes. Discard cinnamon and bay leaves and set cooked lentils aside.

• Heat oil in a frying pan over a medium-high heat. Add the onion, ginger and cook for 2 minutes. Stir in the garlic, spices and chilli flakes and cook for a further minute or until fragrant. Stir in the lemon juice and add salt and mix well.

• Add lentils to the pan and combine well. Cook for 2 minutes until heated through. Remove from the heat and stir through Ensure powder, butter and coriander.

Serve with naan bread.

Per serve
Energy (Kj) - 1266
Protein (g) - 14.1
Fat (g) - 9.4
Saturated Fat (g) - 2.7
Carbohydrate (g) - 39.5
Sugars (g) - 5.8
Fibre (g) - 3.1
Sodium (mg) -103