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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Baba’s Blitva

November 23rd, 2009

My brother’s fiance Annaliese sent me this recipe months ago, and we finally had the time to try it recently: with the perfect accompaniment, a delicious smoked salmon pie! I do prefer spinach to silverbeet, but the garlic in this dish, and the soft, broken up potato pieces make this a creamy and wonderful delicacy. […]

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Shepherds pie with a twist:

August 11th, 2009

Lentils, pumpkins and cannellini beans…who says just because mashed potato is high GI you can’t enjoy this classic dish! We actually think this version is BETTER than the original, and are once again, happy we started cooking with beans. My mum used to make a delicious lentil shepherd’s pie sourced from a book called “passion […]

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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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Crispy skin salmon with steamed greens and boiled new potatoes

July 20th, 2009

Simple, tasty, and easy to prepare. Salmon, being one of the oily fishes is a good source of Omega 3. Boiled potatoes have a lower GI than baked, and are also quicker and easier to cook. According to the GI website list, unpeeled boiled new potatoes have a GI of 78 (medium GI). Nicola variety […]

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Cauliflower potato bake

July 12th, 2009

Cauliflower is one of those amazing foods that has almost no impact on blood sugar (GI approximates 0) – its essentially free food, so eat it till you grow “cauliflower ears”!! It is very nutrient dense, high in folate, vitamin C and also a great source of fibre. One of my favourite recipes to bake […]

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Herb-stuffed roast lamb with garlic confit

June 28th, 2009

The best part of this recipe is the delicious garlic confit. This recipe is taken from Damien Pignolet’s book “French” (consider buying it through this Amazon link to support lowgicooking.com) however I have altered the way it is cooked slightly, excluding lavender from the herbs, using less parsley, and rather than spending the hours it […]

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