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  1. Low GI Recipe: Chocolate Raspberry Almond Smoothie


    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: Chocolate Glazed Almonds


    March 15, 2012 by Johanna Burani

    Low GI Recipe: Chocolate Glazed Almonds

    The Easter meal is a grand event all over Italy.  The different regions prepare their local traditional recipes – all delicious.  When it comes to dessert, however, there is a standard commonality.  All over the country, a “Colomba” cake is served to herald the last of the several Easter meal courses.  “Colomba” means “dove” in Italian, the shape of this butter cake.  To accompany our Colomba, I often serve these delicately glazed almonds.  Sometimes they disappear before the Colomba! keep reading »

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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