The GI Diet Guide
 

 
   
 

GI Diet Recipes

Here is a selection of fully illustrated low GI recipes for you to choose from. They are prefect for anyone following a low glycemic index diet such as the GI Diet or the South Beach Diet.

                 
Tuna Steak with Apricot Compote  

Tuna Steak with Apricot Compote

A tender tuna steak served with a savoury compote made from apricots and tomatoes.

Roasted Mushroom and Lentil Cakes

Chestnus mushroom and lentils roasted with a selection of herbs and spices. Perfect for vegetarians.

  Roasted Mushroom and Lentil Cakes
Lemon Parsley Chicken  

Lemon and Parsley Chicken

These chicken parcels have an exciting tang to them and make a great healthy meal anytime of the year.

Grilled Dill Salmon with Olive Sauce

This simple recipe brings out the natural flavours of the salmon.

  Dill Grilled Salmon
Chicken and Chickpea Casserole  

Chicken and Chickpea Casserole

A satisfying and healthy casserole, cooked slowly so as not to impair the flavors.

Vegetarian Chocolate Chili

A vegetarian mixed bean chili recipe spiced up in a Mexican style by the addition of cocoa powder. A dish you simply must try!

  Vegetarian Chocolate Chili
Banana and Nut Cookies  

Banana and Nut Cookies

These soft and succulent cookies have a consistency half way between cake and cookies. The banana gives each cookie a moist and fruity flavor.

Chocolate Mousse with Raspberries

A deliciously light chocolate dessert containing only 145 calories.

  Chocolate Mousse with Raspberries
Lemon Sponge Cake  

Lemon Sponge Cake

A slice of this sponge cake makes a nice afternoon snack or a tasty desert after a low GI meal, this version has the added excitement of a lemony flavor.

Pork, Apple and Sage Soup

This soup presents a classic combination of pork and apple but in a soup form, producing a deliciously rewarding meal.

  Pork Apple Soup
Carrot and Barley Soup  

Carrot and Barley Soup

This heart warming soup is satisfyingly rich and creamy despite containing little fat.

Tuscan Pasta Bake

This convenient pasta bake recipe makes use of the borlotti beans popular in the Italian region of Tuscanny. A healthy vegetarian meal that takes only 5 minutes preparation work, then you can relax whilst it cooks itself.

  Tuscan Pasta Bake
Lentil Chicken Curry  

Lentil Chicken Curry

A beautiful, full flavoured curry made with chicken and red lentils. This low fat, low GI recipe is easy to make and a true taste of India.

Banana Smoothie

A surprisingly sweet but healthy banana smoothie that has no added sugar and has a low glycemic index.

  Low GI Banana Smoothie
Spiced Apricot Turkey  

Spiced Apricot Turkey

A tender moist and spicy turkey breast packed with dried apricots for a beatuful fruity flavour.

Jamaican Cashew Baked Apples

Juicy apples baked with a rum and cashew nuts. A great simple recipe for cold winter days.

  Cashew Baked Apples
Simple Tomato Basil Soup  

Simple Tomato Basil Soup

A sweet and fresh tomato soup recipe with a real thick substance to it.

Bean and Beef Burgers

Nothing quite compares to a moist, juicy home made beef burger. Even better these burgers are low fat and low GI, with kidney beans added for flavor and their healthy properties.

  Bean and Beef Burgers
Spiced Vegetable Omelette  

Spiced Vegetable Omelette

A delicious meal in minutes and only one pan to clean, this is the perfect option if you are want a GI diet meal in a hurry.

Saucy Chickpeas and Sweet Potato

If you want a really filling, low GI meal suitable for vegetarians, then you will love this baked sweet potato stuffed with chickpeas.

  Saucy Chickpeas and Sweet Potato
Red Wine Beef Stew  

Red Wine Beef Stew

This warming stew is perfect for cold wintery days. Guaranteed to warm your cockles.

Puy Lentil Quinoa

A simple hot protein rich meal made with the nutitional super food quinoa.

  Puy Lentil Quinoa
Vegetable Ratatouille  

Vegetable Ratatouille

A heathy Italian vegetable dish served with pasta.

Italian Sauce with Bacon and Pasta

This pasta dish with an italian style tomato sauce is ready in 15 minutes and is a real help for all those short on time but looking to eat healthily or loose weight.

  Bacon Pasta with Italian Sauce
Soy French Toast with Peaches  

Soy French Toast with Peaches

An ideal use for stale bread and a quick hot breakfast.

Puffed Rice Breakfast Bar

These home made breakfast squares provide a quick morning meal on the go.

  Puffed Rice Breakfast Bar
Almond Pancakes & Berries  

Almond Pancakes & Berries

These pancakes don't taste much different to their higher glycemic index version and provide a substantial balanced meal to start your day.

Chinese Clay Pot Vegetables

A dish inspired by food from China, this healthy vegetable stir fry will give you a vitamin packed meal in minutes.

  Chinese Clay Pot Vegetables
No Bake Pineapple & Berry Cheese Cake  

No Bake Pineapple & Berry Cheese Cake

A high protein, low fat, low GI cheese cake that tastes great. I loved this recipe so much I ate it for breakfast too.

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