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!


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


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


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


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


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