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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Lunchbox cherry granola bars

November 4th, 2009

A tasty and nutritious mid morning snack which well and truly satisfies the mid morning craving for something filling and a little bit sweet. These muesli bars are very high in fibre and healthy fats (Nuts are high in Omega-3 fats). Much like eating a handful of nuts and fruit – only crunchy, and soooo […]

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Red adzuki bean, pear & almond slice

August 3rd, 2009

Inspired to try new beans, and after eating a delicious red bean and pork meal prepared by a friend Sandra, I decided to buy some red adzuki beans and experiment. Here is the first result! I browsed online for recipes for red bean cakes, and found this delightful blog called sugarlens, with a recipe for […]

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Pistachio apple flan

July 23rd, 2009

This mouthwatering treat combines soft, thin slices of apple with a light custard and a nut base to die for — the pistachio nut flavour really comes through. It’s great from a GI and cholesterol perspective: the nut base has white beans added which are low GI (31), has no butter or oil added, and […]

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Ricotta, leek & borlotti bean flan

July 10th, 2009

I have been overjoyed since I learned that eggs are no longer considered bad with regards to cholesterol. In fact, they are quite high in Omega 3, and so are a good source of essential fats. When you are planning your low GI meals, be sure to include recipes like this one with ricotta cheese […]

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