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  1. Low GI Recipe: Fresh Nectarines with Port Wine Drizzle


    August 4, 2011 by Johanna Burani

    Low GI Recipe: Nectarines in Port Wine Drizzle

    Late summer fruit and wine is a culinary marriage made, if not in heaven, certainly in most Italian kitchens.  This recipe uses a dessert port wine but other good fruity red wine choices might be Merlot, Valpolicella or Zinfandel.  Sometimes when friends stop over for a late afternoon visit to our Friuli home, I’ll prepare the fruit I have on hand in this way and serve it with nut-based biscotti.  This is a light, healthful, summery treat that will not interfere with the evening meal. 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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