Crispbread

Crispbread

There is little more than old-fashioned oats and spelt flour in these low-GI crackers, which are easy to make and endlessly useful to have on hand. They will keep for about 2 weeks in an airtight container. Makes: 18 Ingredients: 350ml water, plus extra, to glaze 1 cup old-fashioned rolled oats ½ teaspoon salt 2 […]

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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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Rye and Caraway Bread

Rye and Caraway Bread

If you are toasting this bread, note that it will take a little longer to turn golden than other breads. Try adding different seeds, such as sunflower seeds or pepitas (pumpkin seeds). Recipe reproduced with the kind permission of Murdoch Books from Dr Alan Barclay’s Reversing Diabetes. Makes: 1 loaf (16 slices) Prep time: 15 minutes […]

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Barbecued Corn with Avocado Cream

Barbecued Corn with Avocado Cream

The avocado cream can also be used as a creamy topping for jacket potatoes or as a spread for toast or sandwiches. Serves 2 • Preparation 5 minutes + 15 minutes soaking • Cooking 20 minutes Ingredients 2 corn cobs, husks attached • 1 long red chilli, finely chopped • lime cheeks, to serve • For […]

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Feel-better Lentil Soup

Feel-better Lentil Soup

Lentils are a staple in Italian households. They are served in soups like this one. The sherry vinegar adds a soft sweetness to the earthiness of the lentils. Makes ten 1-cup servings         Ingredients 1 lb (450g) lentils, rinsed and drained 1 cup thinly sliced leek, white part only 2 medium carrots, horizontally […]

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Fragrant Bulgur Wheat with Zest

Fragrant Bulgur Wheat with Zest

Bulgur wheat is used extensively in Middle Eastern cooking and not only has a low GI (48) but is delicious and takes only minutes to prepare. Try this salad as an accompaniment to chicken, or pan-fried marinated tofu slices for a vegetarian meal. Preparation time: 15 minutes Cooking time: 17 minutes Serves: 4     Ingredients: 175 […]

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