The Low GI Slow Cooker: Delicious and Easy Dishes Made Healthy with the Glycemic Index

The Low GI Slow Cooker: Delicious and Easy Dishes Made Healthy with the Glycemic Index

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Overview

Make healthy, hassle-free meals that are low on the glycemic index (GI) in your slow cooker with recipes and guidance from bestselling author Dr. Mariza Snyder.

Cooking dishes that score low on the Glycemic Index has never been easier—or more delicious. Make the recipes in this book by simply mixing the ingredients, tossing them into your slow cooker and coming back later to a ready-made meal. The Low GI Slow Cooker includes:

• French Toast Casserole
• Vegetable Frittata
• Cheesy Broccoli Gratin
• Smoky Turkey Chili
• Chicken Sausage and Kale Soup
• Pulled Pork Tacos
• Lamb Stuffed Bell Peppers
• Mushroom and Eggplant Lasagna
• Duck Legs with Shiitake Mushrooms
• Spiced Sockeye Salmon with Greens
• Braised Beef Short Ribs
• Berry Cobbler
• Chocolate Peanut Butter Custard


If you want to get healthy and lose weight, while also lowering your risk of diabetes and heart disease, the recipes in this book are perfect for you. They minimize cholesterol and blood sugar reactions as well as the stress of cooking.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781612431802
Publisher: Ulysses Press
Publication date: 06/18/2013
Pages: 208
Sales rank: 755,168
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Dr. Mariza Snyder is a passionate functional wellness practitioner and public speaker, committed to inspiring people to live a healthy and abundant life. She graduated Cum Laude from Life Chiropractic College West in 2008. She has a background in biochemistry and certifications in nutrition and aromatherapy. For the past eight years, Dr. Mariza has educated women across the nation with her expertise in holistic medicine and nutrition. She serves as an educator on topics relating to women's health and she's an author of five nutrition books: Amazon bestseller The DASH Diet Cookbook, The Low Glycemic Index Slow Cooker, The Antioxidant Counter, The Water Infusion Detox Book and The Matcha Miracle. Check out her website, drmariza.com, for women's health tips, including recipes and self-care rituals.

Table of Contents

Introduction 9

Section 1 Getting Started 11

Chapter 1 What Is the Glycemic Index? 13

Chapter 2 Myths and Science Behind Nutrition 21

Chapter 3 Benefits of Slow Cookers 27

Section 2 Recipes 31

Chapter 4 Breakfast 37

Chapter 5 Soups 53

Chapter 6 Fish and Poultry 87

Chapter 7 Red Meat and Pork 115

Chapter 8 Vegetarian 141

Chapter 9 Desserts 167

Appendix 191

Appendix A Glycemic Index 193

Appendix B Tips on Grocery Shopping 199

Resources 208

Conversions 209

Index 219

About the Authors 215

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