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Easy To Prepare Low Glycemic Index Recipes

By Nancy Sullivan


There is nothing especially mysterious about the low GI everybody is talking about lately. Some food have higher GI, some have lower, and you should simply choose the food with lower GI if you want to live healthier and feel full longer. This might help you lose weight as well. All low GI food can be found in Boston MA. Low glycemic index recipes might help you getting some new ideas for your tasty, healthy meals.

The difference between foods with low and high GI is basically in the time needed for their digestion, if you want to simplify the things. Sugar will boost your energy really quickly, but you will probably be hungry very soon after consuming it. If you eat foods with low GI, you won't be hungry, because this type of food won't instantly rise your blood sugar levels, and it will make you feel full.

Some foods obviously have very high GI, for example sweets, candies, sweet juices, sugar and so on. Other foods are not so simple to recognize, for example potatoes, or different processed foods. The main rule is to pick natural food, the one that is not processed, that is rich with fibers, in short, the foods that need more time to digest, and spend more energy during this process.

Of course, if you want to lose a few pounds, you still have to pay attention to the nutritional value of the foods you consume or the number of calories. However, choosing a low glycemic index will speed up your weight loss process while you will not be constantly hungry and you will have more energy.

One of the simple and easy recipes, especially for these hot summer evenings, is this one. Slice a few zucchinis and one or two eggplants and grill them, seasoned with salt and pepper- Put them aside. Mix yogurt, cottage cheese, chopped garlic and a pinch of salt. Spread it on grilled vegetables and roll the slices. Add a few drops of a good olive oil and serve with seasonal salad.

Whole grain pasta have low GI and makes you feel full. If you fry chopped garlic in olive oil, and add chopped canned tomatoes, dry tomatoes, anchovies, oregano, olives and chili, with some salt and pepper, you will get a perfectly tasty meal. With the addition of fresh seasonal salad, this will make you full and satisfied.

Brown rice with chicken and vegetables is a very delicious meal that you will easily prepare. Cook brown rice. Cut the onions and mushrooms into thin slices, make thin strips of carrots, peppers, chicken, and zucchini, and cut garlic into tiny cubes. Fry it all together on olive oil, add salt and pepper, a little soy sauce and lemon juice. Serve with cooked brown rice.

There is one really simple but delicious dessert that is very easy to prepare. Take a few apples and remove the cores. Mix one egg white with two little spoons of honey, stevia and cinnamon, combine it with 100 grams of ground walnuts, and add some in each apple. Place your filled apples into oven for approximately 30 minutes. If you want, you may add some vanilla, or a little bit of rum in it, too.




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