Low GI Diet GREEK Menu IDEAS

A low GI version of a Greek inspired menu plan. Give these meal ideas a go.stock-photo-51981112-fresh-greek-salad cropped

MONDAY


BREAKFAST

• Greek coffee

• Koulouraki (Semi-sweet shortbread biscuits)

• Low fat Greek yoghurt

LUNCH

• Authentic sourdough bread

• Greek salad

• Lamb and artichokes stew

• Grapes

• Low fat Greek yoghurt

DINNER

• Authentic sourdough bread

• Spinach and feta salad

• Apple


TUESDAY


BREAKFAST

• Greek coffee

• Apple

• Low fat Greek yoghurt

LUNCH

• Authentic sourdough

• Broccoli salad

• Beef casserole with onions

• Orange

AFTERNOON SNACK

• Low fat Greek yoghurt

DINNER

• Authentic Sourdough or mixed grain bread

• Lentil Salad

NIGHT SNACK

• Pear

 

WEDNESDAY


BREAKFAST

• Greek coffee

• Low GI bread with olives (authentic sourdough or dense wholegrain bread)

LUNCH

• Authentic Sourdough

• Tomato and cucumber salad

• Green beans with tomato and feta cheese

• Strawberries

AFTERNOON SNACK

• A tub of low fat Greek yoghurt

DINNER

• Low GI bread

• Calamari salad.

NIGHT SNACK

• Grapefruit

 

THURSDAY


BREAKFAST

• Low GI bread with jam

MORNING SNACK

• Pear

LUNCH

• Low GI bread

• Cauliflower salad

• Lamb and low GI potato casserole

• Handful of grapes

AFTERNOON SNACK

• Low fat Greek yoghurt

DINNER

• Low GI bread

• Greek salad with haloumi

NIGHT SNACK

•  Melon

 

FRIDAY


BREAKFAST

• Greek coffee

• Paximadia (Dry plain biscuits)

• Low fat Greek yoghurt

LUNCH

• Low GI bread

• Green salad

• Broad beans with artichokes

• Orange

AFTERNOON SNACK

• Low fat Greek yoghurt

DINNER

• Low GI bread

• Marinated anchovy, potato (lower GI) and onion salad

NIGHT SNACK

•  Peaches

 

SATURDAY


BREAKFAST

• Greek coffee

• Low GI bread with reduce-fat feta cheese

LUNCH

• Authentic sourdough bread

• Potato (Lower GI), onion and caper salad

• Baked fish with potato (Lower GI) and coriander

• Apple

AFTERNOON SNACK

• Low fat Greek yoghurt

DINNER

• Low GI bread with Leek soup

NIGHT SNACK

•  2 fresh plums or a pear.

 

SUNDAY


BREAKFAST

• Greek coffee

• Authentic sourdough bread with honey

LUNCH

• Roasted chicken with steamed seasonal vegetables

• Pear

AFTERNOON SNACK

• Low fat Greek yoghurt

DINNER

• Low GI bread with tomato soup

• Pastitsio (Beef macaroni)

NIGHT SNACK

•  Orange

 

This Meal plan is adapted from Pui Sin Fong’s MND project “Is it possible to construct culturally appropriate low GI diets for ethnically diverse people to assist with the prevention of Type 2 diabetes?”.

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