Low GI & Omega 3 Rich Recipes

Recipes for healthy, slower-carb eating. Eat till you're full, feel satisfied and lose weight at the same time!

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Nonna’s red lentil & lamb stew

October 2nd, 2009

Real comfort food – my nieces loved this stew that “Nonna” (Mum) makes for them – and has made for us for decades with different variations. Dan just discovered it on a recent family holiday, and we made our own version at home with the baby carrots that came from our garden. This dish is […]

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Beef, mushroom and kidney bean casserole

July 20th, 2009

Cook up a batch of this stew on the weekend, and freeze portions to take with you to work, or invite some friends over for a lovely slow cooked Sunday night meal to warm your souls for the week. Boiled kidney beans have a low GI of 29 and add a rich earthy flavour to […]

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Pearl Barley Risotto

July 10th, 2009

Barley has a GI of 25 which is very low. It is very high in insoluble fibre, and the healthy qualities include cholesterol lowering, and improving digestional health. See here for a very informative article about barley’s health benefits. Given that arborio rice is very high GI, we think this is a wonderful alternative. It […]

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Chicken, lentil and vegetable soup with saffron and fennel seeds

July 1st, 2009

In the butchers last weekend I saw some “Poussin” in the window, (or in simpler language “a spring chicken” – younger and smaller), I couldn’t help myself – I bought two, planning to roast them. A fellow food lover at work, Kurt, (who by the way introduced me to the idea of organic Australian grown […]

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