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  1. Low GI Recipe: Fruit Compote with Grand Marnier

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    December 30, 2010 by Johanna Burani

    Low GI Recipe:Fruit Compote with Grand Marnier

    Italians eat fruit for dessert. Fresh fruit must be just that – fresh. As the winter season draws to an end, before the spring berries and early fruits (like apricots and cherries) appear, cooks take their not-so-fresh-anymore apples and pears and slowly stew them, often adding spices and liqueur. Here’s how I do it.

     

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  2. Low GI Recipe: Baked Spiced Pears with Zabaglione Sauce

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    December 2, 2008 by Johanna Burani

    Low GI Recipe: Baked Spiced Pears with Zabaglione Sauce

    Pears with cinnamon and cardamom are a marriage made in culinary heaven. Adding the most “divine” of all Italian sauces, zabaglione, makes this dessert a truly ethereal experience. This full-bodied dessert relies exclusively on the wholesome flavors of its ingredients and not added fats, making it an excellent finish to a hearty holiday meal.

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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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