Low GI ingredients can be included by anyone as part of a healthy balanced diet and for those trying to control their blood glucose levels. The following recipes contain ingredients which are considered low (low GI being less than 55) or low to medium GI (medium GI being less than 70). Swapping ingredients of normal dishes like white bread for grain bread, or white rice for basmati rice can help to reduce the GI of the dish.
Roasted Balsamic Onions with Thyme Serves: 4 Time to make: 55 minutes Ingredients 6 red onions (small, peeled and cut into wedges) 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar 3 teaspoons fresh thyme leaves (chopped) 1 tablespoon brown sugar Nutrition (per serve) Energy: 125kJ Calories: 30cal Protein: 1g Fat: 0g – saturated: 0g Carbohydrates: 6g – sugars: 5g Dietary […]
Healthy Creamy Mash Serves: 4 Time to make: 15 mins (Prep) + 12 mins (Cook) Ingredients 1 kg Desiree Potatoes (peeled and chopped) ½ cup Carnation Light and Creamy Evaporated Milk 2 tsp Light Canola Spread 2 tbsp Chives (chopped) ¼ cup Flat-Leaf Parsley (chopped) Nutrition (per serve) Energy: 742 kJ Calories: 176.6 cal […]
Chickpea Curry with Eggplant Serves: 4 Time to make: 1-2 hours Ingredients 1 Brown onion (medium, chopped) ½ Red Bell Pepper (seeded and diced) 1 Eggplant (large) 450g Chickpeas (rinsed and drained) 400g Tomatoes (diced) 1¼ Teaspoon Cumin Seeds 1¼ Teaspoon Coriander (ground) ½ Teaspoon Turmeric 1 Clove Garlic (pressed) 2 Teaspoons Ginger Paste […]
Chicken with Asparagus and Roasted Red Peppers Serves: 4 Ingredients Cooking oil spray 500g chicken breast, cut into pieces 1 onion, diced ½ cup of chicken stock 1 bunch of asparagus 1 red pepper, roasted 1 clove of garlic. crushed 1 tomato, diced 2 tsp of balsamic vinegar ½ cup of mozzarella Nutrition (per serve) […]
Can you name a food source that is low in fat and calories, high in potential energy, loaded with beneficial dietary fibre, and an optimally healthy source of protein? Can you add to that list that it should be a tasty food that is also very filling and satisfying? You might jokingly answer that no […]