Honey-Roasted Pears with Chocolate Fudge Sauce and Pecan Sprinkle

Honey-Roasted Pears with Chocolate Fudge Sauce and Pecan Sprinkle

Pears are a great low GI fruit but for a sweet treat enjoy a single serve of Anneka Manning’s Honey-roasted pears with chocolate fudge sauce and pecan sprinkle.Use single origin honeys as they have a lower GI than most commercial honeys which are made from a mixture of honeys derived from different hives and different […]

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Berry Bombs

Berry Bombs

For a delicious sweet treat try these berry bombs. Made using low GI raspberries and blueberries not only will this simple recipe impress your friends but they are low in kilojoules. Preparation time: 15 minutes Cooking time: 6 hours freezing time Serves: 8       Ingredients: 1 cup frozen raspberries, plus extra to serve ½ cup frozen blueberries […]

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Berry Sundae

Berry Sundae

  We have modified this recipe slightly to make it lower in GI allowing you to enjoy a delicious frozen treat. Preparation time: 10 minutes Cooking time: nil Serves: 4-6         Ingredients 1 x 2 litres Bulla Light 98% Fat Free Vanilla ice cream 400g mixed berries (fresh or frozen) 1 punnet […]

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Baked Stuffed Apples

Baked Stuffed Apples

For an afternoon treat or delicious dessert, baked apples are always a favourite around the dinner table especially when combined with oats and cinnamon. Preparation time: 10 minutes Cooking time: 45 minutes Serves: 4 (as an occasional dessert)       Ingredients: 4 small apples (120g each), unpeeled 35g (1/3 cup) rolled oats 2 tablespoons […]

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Baked spiced pears with zabaglione sauce

Baked spiced pears with zabaglione sauce

Pears with cinnamon and cardamom are a marriage made in culinary heaven says Good Carbs, Bad Carbs author, Johanna Burani. Adding the most ‘divine’ of all Italian sauces, zabaglione, makes this dessert a truly ethereal experience. This full-bodied dessert relies exclusively on the wholesome flavours of its ingredients and not added fats, making it an […]

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Frozen Berry Yoghurt

Frozen Berry Yoghurt

Anneka Manning’s frozen yoghurt from the Low GI Family Cookbook is easy to prepare and perfect for summery desserts. You can refreeze it in single serve containers in Step 3 rather than 1 large container if you prefer and have it on hand as an after-school snack. Preparation time: 10 minutes Freezing time: 7 hours […]

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