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September 14, 2017

You can’t go past a delicious hot pizza while watching a movie or after a hard day at work! Today we are sharing one of our favourite pizza base recipes, which helps to cut down the starchy carbs and also give you a healthy dose of veggies.

By using low carbohydrate veggies broccoli and cauliflower combined with low GI quinoa we’ve got a good balance of smart carbs.

 What is low GI?

 “All carbohydrate foods break down to glucose, which then enters the bloodstream. This glucose is then used for energy. Research has shown that different carbohydrates raise blood glucose levels (BGL’s) at different rates due to the varying absorption and digestion of each food. This concept is referred to as the Glycemic Index (GI).

The Glycemic Index is a ranking of carbohydrate foods according to how quickly they raise BGL’s. Carbohydrate foods...

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