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  1. Low GI Recipe: Chocolate Raspberry Almond Smoothie

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    July 28, 2015 by Johanna Burani

    Chocolate Almond Raspberry Smoothie

    Here is a quick, delicious, nutritious and low glycemic homerun to start the day.  You can change around the fruit and the nuts.  Pinoli (pine nuts) and hazelnuts are my choices when I’m in Italy.  My son, Matteo, has just planted raspberry bushes behind his house, so I’ll probably stick with the raspberries this season. keep reading »


  2. Low GI Recipe: Italian Almond Crunch

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    July 30, 2010 by Johanna Burani

    Low GI Recipe: Italian Almond Crunch

    In the postwar years, it was hard to come by sweets and treats. Yet, children are always children and, even back then, there were sweet cravings. My husband remembers this recipe that his mother prepared all too infrequently!

     

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  3. Low GI Recipe: Chocolate-Pear Smoothie

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    October 8, 2008 by Johanna Burani

    Low GI Recipe: Chocolate Apple Sauce Cupcake and Chocolate-Pear Smoothie

    Thirty seconds to prepare, thirty seconds to mix, and then take your time to enjoy this luscious creamy treat.

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Gushers vs Tricklers


"Gushers" are quickly-digested carbohydrates that cause a rapid rise in blood glucose and fuel appetite.

"Tricklers" are slowly-digested carbohydrates that are gradually released into the bloodstream and sustain satiety. These are the good carbs.


Johanna Burani
MS, RD, CDE
Nutrition Works LLC
Morristown, NJ, USA

Expert in individualized, low-glycemic index (low GI) meal planning.

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