The glycemic index and glycemic load are all about choosing carbohydrate-containing foods wisely and putting them to work for you. These recipes are a good start to eating the low-glycemic way, which results in weight loss, more energy, and better health!

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Lemon Chicken Salad

Chicken salad is a great low-glycemic lunch or dinner that you can pair with a tossed green salad, a slice of sourdough bread or some rye crackers. Prepare it ahead and have it ready for lunch the next couple of days!

Lemon Chicken Salad Recipe

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Grilled Garlic-Lime Tenderloin

The good news for you meat lovers out there is all animal-protein is low glycemic. Build a meal with this star piece of beef grilled to perfection with a hint of lime and garlic. Serve with your favorite veggies!

Grilled Garlic-Lime Tenderloin Recipe

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Fish Tacos

You can make fish tacos for a fun evening dinner or a lunch. Use small corn or whole-wheat tortillas to assure you stay low to medium glycemic. Serve it up with your favorite low-glycemic toppings!

Fish Tacos Recipe

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Grilled Chicken and Vegetable Skewers

This low-glycemic recipe creates a moist and flavorful grilled chicken with tasty veggies all in one dish. Marinate, grill and you’re done! Don’t worry if it’s winter; this recipe works well on an indoor grill as well.

Grilled Chicken and Vegetable Skewers Recipe

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Grilled Chicken Spinach Salad

Vegetables and animal protein are both low glycemic so combining the two makes for a great low-glycemic meal you can prepare quickly! The dark greens also give you a good source of vitamin A and vitamin C, not to mention fiber!

Grilled Chicken Spinach Salad Recipe