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  1. Low GI Recipe: Zucchine in Agrodolce


    June 2, 2011 by Johanna Burani

    Low GI Recipe: Zucchine in Agrodolce

    Nothing beats early homegrown summer squash fresh grown.  Zucchine are tender and lusciously filled with the flavors of the fertile earth they grow out of.  This is an old traditional Sicilian recipe whose sweet and sour (agrodolce) flavors “ripen” a few days after it is made.  keep reading »

  2. Low GI Recipe: Grandma’s Stuffed Artichokes


    March 8, 2011 by Johanna Burani

    Low GI Recipe: Grandma's Stuffed Artichokes

    Artichokes, especially from Sicily, start appearing in green grocer markets all over Italy by early spring.  Their hearty green leaves and full bodied shapes invite shoppers to bring them home for the day’s lunch or dinner menu.  They can be fried, boiled, cut up into a pasta sauce or added to a fritatta.  My Sicilian grandmother always lightly stuffed them.  Artichoke stuffing could include cold cuts, fresh or aged cheese, anchiovies and eggs.  My grandmother’s recipe was very plain and simple – and scrumptious.  Here it is. 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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