Low Glycemic Recipes and Foods Info

Hello, My name is Sarah Seymour and welcome to my low glycemic recipes blog. Low Glycemic Recipes are made from Low glycemic foods (Low GI). These foods do not cause a strong insulin spike after you eat them. If you want more information about low GI Foods sign up for my free Ebook. —->>
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Warm Salad with Prawns

This Thai inspired warm salad is perfect with basmati rice as a filling dinner or by itself as a light lunch.
Time required: 30mins
Serves: 4 - 6 people
Ingredients:
500gms uncooked prawns
4 large garlics gloves finely chopped
1 carrot finely chopped
Chill finely chopped - to taste
A sprig of coriander
1 teaspoon nazi goreng paste
1 table spoon soy sauce
1 large iceberg [...]

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Low Glycemic Breakfast Recipe Ideas

Mushroom and Tomato Omelet served on a slice of toasted whole wheat bread. 10 mins
Vegetable Frittata. Make an omelet by mixing 4 eggs with a little water, then adding chopped mushrooms, tomatos, grated carrot, grated sweet potato and chopped chives or shallots. Cook in a frying pan over low heat. 20 mins
Poached Eggs [...]

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Grilled Chicken Breast with Tomato and Basil

Served with Green Vegetables
This recipe is a low glycemic recipe for a main meal. Suitable for Low Gi Diets.
Serves 4 big eaters or 6 medium eaters.
Preparation Time 20 - 25 minutes.
 
Ingredients:
4 chicken breasts or 8 chicken thigh fillets.
1 spanish (brown) onion, finely chopped.
4 cloves garlic, finely chopped.
2 stems of fresh basil leaves, finely chopped or  [...]

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Lentil and Cumin Soup

Lentil and Green Vegetable Soup with Cumin & Coriander
This recipe relies on the flavors of cumin,  beige (brown) lentils and salt.  These flavours go really well together. The fresh coriander, just gives it some zing. All the ingredients are very low GI and are suitable for a low GI diet.
Serves: 4.
Preparation Time: 20 minutes.
Ingredients:
1 large [...]

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What are Low GI Diet Recipes?

People follow a low GI diet for health reasons, that is they are diabetic, or they are insulin resistant (syndrome X) or they are following a weightloss program.
Low gi diet recipes are made from low glycemic index foods. Basically anything with a low glycemic index can be eaten without concern of causing an insulin resonse, [...]

Low GI Breakfast Foods

For Low GI Breakfasts that a busy family is going to eat, a little forward planning is required.
 
For cereals, low Gi status depends on the ingredients. Rice, corn or maize may be high GI, while wheat and oats tend to be low to medium. It’s hard to tell if a breakfast cereal is [...]

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Low Glycemic Deserts

Finally deserts I can eat that taste great, even though my family follows a Low Glycemic Index Diet. This is worth looking at! These folks from the Healing Gourmet say their low gi recipes look and taste great, use natural sweeteners and don’t cause sugar spikes. You also get a bonus book,  Appertiser Recipes.
Holidays or [...]

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Food Quality And Nutrition

The better the quality of food you can buy, the better the nutrition, and the less you have to eat.
So try and buy organic or biodynamic or at least fresh. Yes, it is more expensive to buy quality food, so buy the best you can with your budget. My food buying order is fresh [...]

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Refined Sugar? Get it out of your Families Diet

 
It’s time to wean our families off all the sugar. There is sugar in every preprocessed food you buy. Sometimes in large quantities.
For 1 month,  ban all sugary drinks, sodas, soft dring etc. in your family. Substitute with freshly squeezed fruit juice mixed with sparkling mineral water.
Hide the sugar bowl!
If your family complains, [...]

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