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  1. Low GI Recipe: Fruit Compote with Grand Marnier


    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


    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


    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
Nutrition Works LLC
Morristown, NJ, USA

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

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