Glycemic Index Diet Recipes

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Low-Glycemic Curried Cauliflower

This recipe for curried cauliflower is great for low-glycemic diets because you steam-cook the cauliflower. On a low-glycemic diet, you’re looking for lots of healthy nutrients, and steaming is one of [more…]

Low-Glycemic Wilted Spinach with Lemon and Pine Nuts

Vegetables are a major component of a low-glycemic diet, so eats lots of them. This low-glycemic recipe for wilted spinach with pine nuts perks up your palate with a bright lemon-dijon dressing. Prevent [more…]

Low-Glycemic Sautéed Carrots with Rosemary Honey Glaze

Sautéing vegetables is a step up from boiling and steaming them. And you can keep this carrot dish low on the glycemic scale with a bit of olive oil and not too much butter. [more…]

Low-Glycemic Spicy Grilled Veggie Skewers

Looking for low-glycemic veggies with a lot of flavor and a little spicy heat? The marinade in this grilled-vegetable recipe makes any vegetable taste amazing, so feel free to mix in whatever your heart [more…]

Low-Glycemic Oatmeal-Raspberry Bars

No time for a full breakfast? This simple recipe for low-glycemic oatmeal raspberry bars helps you start your day the right way. Low-glycemic oatmeal bars provide a great smaller option if you don’t like [more…]

Low-Glycemic Banana Strawberry Oatmeal Pancakes

This recipe for banana strawberry oatmeal pancakes is a delicious, low-glycemic breakfast treat. Following a low-glycemic diet means reducing many of the refined grains and sugars in your diet, but you [more…]

Low-Glycemic Breakfast Burritos

Make protein-rich eggs a part of a healthy, low-glycemic breakfast with this recipe for breakfast burritos that you can spice up or down. Low-glycemic burritos add a nice Tex-Mex kick to breakfast. The [more…]

Low-Glycemic Canadian Bacon and Cheese Frittata

You can dress up eggs by adding other healthy ingredients to make a hearty, delicious, low-glycemic breakfast that isn’t loaded in fat or calories. This low-glycemic Canadian bacon and cheese frittata [more…]

Low-Glycemic Sun-Dried Tomato and Feta Egg Bake

In this recipe for a low-glycemic egg bake, you make a flavor-packed mixture of sun-dried tomatoes and feta cheese. Cheese is a low-glycemic food option that's a great source of calcium and a delicious [more…]

Low-Glycemic Blueberry Oatmeal Muffins

To make these low-glycemic blueberry oatmeal muffins, you just add oats to a traditional recipe. The result is a wonderful, tasty muffin that’s perfect as part of your low-glycemic breakfast or as a healthy [more…]

Low-Glycemic Carrot-Cake Oat Muffins

You can vary recipes for low-glycemic muffins in so many different ways, using grains, fruits, nuts, and even vegetables for high satisfaction and low glycemic load. If you want to turn these carrot-cake [more…]

Low-Glycemic Raspberry-Orange Nut Bread

If you love quick breads anytime of day, add this fruit and nut bread to your low-glycemic meal plan. This recipe for raspberry-orange nut bread makes a great snack for kids in place of packaged cookies [more…]

Low-Glycemic Prosciutto with Melon and Mozzarella Cheese

This appetizer recipe for low-glycemic prosciutto-and-melon bites pleases both the eye and the palate. It offers a variety of colors and textures for a simple-to-make treat full of complex flavors. You [more…]

Low-Glycemic 8-Layer Southwestern Dip

Dips add some healthy, low-glycemic ingredients to not-so-healthy chips, so make a batch of this 8-layer vegetable dip. Dips work well as low-glycemic snack or appetizer because they help you feel more [more…]

Low-Glycemic Grilled Teriyaki Shrimp

This recipe for grilled teriyaki shrimp is a special-treat appetizer that's super quick, super simple, and has virtually no glycemic load! Teriyaki-inspired recipes always create a lot of flavor, and this [more…]

Low-Glycemic Baked Polenta with Tomatoes

Polenta is a basic Italian dish of cooked cornmeal mush — a versatile food that forms the base for a variety of flavor-packed toppings. Polenta is low-glycemic and has some fiber and a small amount of [more…]

Low-Glycemic Quinoa with Veggies and Toasted Pine Nuts

Half a cup of quinoa has a glycemic load of around 9, making it a great and tasty low-glycemic option. Quinoa is a protein-rich grain that has a creamy texture and a nutty taste, which makes it a great [more…]

Low-Glycemic Summer Pasta Salad

Pasta is one of the toughest foods to incorporate into a low-glycemic diet because most pastas fall into the high-glycemic category. But you can go low-glycemic and still enjoy pasta if you’re smart about [more…]

Low-Glycemic Potato and Squash Gratin

Potatoes au gratin is a creamy, cheese-spiked potato dish that may not sound compatible with a low-glycemic diet. You just need to know how to choose and eat your potatoes to make them a little lower in [more…]

Low-Glycemic Stuffed Peppers

Try this recipe for low-glycemic stuffed bell peppers for a filling (and tasty) entree. You need to do a bit of work cleaning out peppers and doctoring tomato sauce, but this dish is well worth the effort [more…]

Low-Glycemic Quinoa with White Beans and Tomatoes

Quinoa is a great grain to use in a vegetarian meal. Not only is it low glycemic and high in fiber, but it’s also a complete protein providing all the essential amino acids vegetarian meals sometimes lack [more…]

Low-Glycemic Barley Risotto with Mushrooms and Peas

Mushrooms and barley team up in this low-glycemic recipe. Pearl barley has a creamy texture and can provide a great low-glycemic base for a hearty vegetarian meal. Because pearl barley is processed, it [more…]

Low-Glycemic Wilted Spinach Salad with Feta

Having a side salad every day with lunch or dinner definitely isn’t a bad habit to start. Salads are healthy and low-glycemic. And you can vary the greens, veggies, dressing routine with a little heat [more…]

Low-Glycemic Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms

Mushrooms are a great addition to vegetarian meals. They’re low in calories and low on the glycemic scale. This recipe for stuffed mushrooms is super simple and delicious, and it makes a great presentation [more…]

Low-Glycemic Veggie Tofu Strips over Mixed Greens

Low-glycemic soy products formed into chicken-like strips are found in most supermarkets and are gaining popularity among vegetarians. Instead of just eating the prepared soy products as they are, though [more…]


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