Warm Rye Cereal with Apple and Hazelnuts

Warm Rye Cereal with Apple and Hazelnuts

This coarse, rustic style of hot cereal is popular in Denmark. If you prefer a smoother texture, simply triple the liquid quantities and cook until creamy. Thanks to the apple and apple juice, you’ll find you won’t even be tempted to add sweetener. Ingredients: 1 cup rolled rye flakes or old fashioned rolled oats 2⁄3 […]

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Cheater’s Skyr

Cheater’s Skyr

Skyr has been part of the Scandinavian diet for millennia, and the rest of the world is now taking note of its rich flavor and probiotic qualities. It is similar to labneh in that it can be served as a spread on its own, as a flavoured topping, ir like yoghurt. You may be able […]

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Breakfast toast with egg and avocado salsa on Bürgen® Soy-Lin®

Breakfast toast with egg and avocado salsa on Bürgen® Soy-Lin®

A delicious, simple Sunday breakfast idea on Low GI Bürgen® Soy-Lin® . Serves: 2       Ingredients: ½ avocado, peeled and cubed 1 roma tomato, seeded and finely diced 1 Tbs lime juice 1 Tbs finely diced coriander 2 tsp sweet chilli sauce 2 poached eggs Toasted Burgen Soy-Lin Method: To make the salsa: combine […]

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Breakfast quesadillas with black beans, spinach and mushrooms

Breakfast quesadillas with black beans, spinach and mushrooms

Don’t restrict these quesadillas to breakfast, they are delicious any time of day – for brunch, lunch or a light evening meal. You can replace the canned beans with 1½ cups cooked black beans if you like to prepare your own. The white corn tortillas we have tested have a low GI (52). Preparation time: […]

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Fruity Quinoa Porridge

Fruity Quinoa Porridge

Quinoa (pronounced keen-wa) is a tiny, quick-cooking grain. It is rich in nutrients, has less than 5 per cent fat, with no saturated fat, and a low GI of 53. Quinoa has a mild, nutty flavour and a slightly chewy texture. Look for it in larger supermarkets or health-food stores. Preparation time: 10 minutes Cooking […]

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Strawberry Yoghurt Crunch

Strawberry Yoghurt Crunch

This is a great breakfast recipe or have a smaller portion as an after dinner snack/dessert. Although nuts and seeds are high in fat, research shows that people who eat them often tend to be slimmer and healthier. This is because the fat in nuts and seeds is mainly unsaturated (the healthy kind of fat), […]

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Scrambled Eggs with Smoked Salmon

Scrambled Eggs with Smoked Salmon

This recipe is not only a sustaining breakfast but makes a quick and easy light brunch or lunch. You could also serve it with a crispy green salad as an evening meal. Choose a grainy bread, pumpernickel bread, sourdough or a stoneground wholemeal bread to accompany the meal.   Preparation time: 10 minutes Cooking time: 8 Minutes […]

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Full-of-Fruit Muffins

Full-of-Fruit Muffins

When you or family members are on the run, top up the tank with these full-of-fruit muffins – ideal snacks or a breakfast in minutes with a small glass of juice or milk. Preparation time: 20 minutes Cooking time: 20-25 minutes Serves: 24   Suitable for vegetarians, Carbohydrate 19 grams per muffin     Ingredients: 2 […]

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Eggs in Nests

Eggs in Nests

This recipe from the Low GI Family Cookbook makes a lovely lazy weekend breakfast or brunch. Prepare double the quantity for four people — or for seconds. Vegetarian and gluten free (if made with gluten free bread), Carbohydrate 15 grams per serve Preparation time: 10 minutes Cooking time: 20 minutes Serves: 2       […]

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Buckwheat Pancakes with Berries

Buckwheat Pancakes with Berries

Berries and Buckwheat turn this breakfast idea into a family treat. You can replace the blueberries with other low GI options like strawberries or combine a variety for maximum taste sensation. Preparation time: 10 minutes Cooking time: 15 minutes Serves: 4             Ingredients 1 cup (150g) buckwheat flour 1/4 cup […]

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Apple Bircher Muesli

Apple Bircher Muesli

This Apple Bircher Muesli is a great way to start the day. Packed full of nuts, seeds and low GI fruit it will keep you going all morning. Add fresh pears if desired. Preparation time: 10 minutes Cooking time: nil Serves: 4     Ingredients: 2 cups rolled oats 1 cup milk 3/4 cup creamy […]

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