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  1. Grilled Shrimp over Rucola Salad


    November 5, 2014 by Johanna Burani

    Grilled Shrimp over Rucola Salad

    This dish is short on work but long on flavor.  Simple, fresh, unadulterated whole foods, marinated, grilled, then placed on a bed of fresh greens.  Add a glass of chilled Pinot Grigio and some sourdough crostini and you have a perfect meal – Italian style!

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  2. Low GI Recipe: “Early Bird” Tomato Soup


    July 5, 2012 by Johanna Burani

    Low GI Recipe: Early Bird Tomato Soup

    At some point in October, Italians harvest the last of their homegrown tomatoes.  They will not taste the luscious flavor of just-picked, perfectly ripe tomatoes again until early summer.  That’s when the first tomatoes of the season are sent to market from Naples.  The flavors in this recipe improve as the season wears on, but even those “early bird” tomatoes don’t disappoint! keep reading »

  3. Low GI Recipe: Sweet Springtime Escarole


    April 4, 2012 by Johanna Burani

    Low GI Recipe: Sweet Springtime Escarole

    Most Italians enjoy the bitter taste inherent in escarole.  And because it has its own confident and distinctive flavor, it pairs nicely with other flavors.  The classic winter soup, Escarole and Beans, comes to mind.  This recipe takes escarole in another direction.  The sweetness of the shallots and grape tomatoes blends perfectly with the escarole, delivering a pleasant taste to all palates.


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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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