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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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: 9781612431994
Publisher: Ulysses Press
Publication date: 06/18/2013
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 208
File size: 358 KB

About the Author

Dr. Mariza Snyder and Dr. Lauren Clum run The Specific Chiropractic Center in Oakland, California, where they focus on helping people to realize their own healing capacity. They both graduated from Life Chiropractic College West in Hayward, CA and began practicing together in 2009. Anna Zulaica is the owner of Presto! Catering in Berkeley, CA. Previously they together wrote The DASH Diet Cookbook.

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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