raw low glycemic beginnings and tomato soup
i started my low glycemic way of eating (3 month project) and have been enjoying the first few days. it’s a very different feeling eating low glyce. i am calmer and feel very little hunger throughout the day. i actually have a morning appetite which is something i’ve rarely encountered before. i had considered doing an overview post about low-glycemic raw eating but i’m going to wait until the end of my 3 month project so i can personalize it a bit more as to my experiences. it is based on on the book rainbow green live-food cuisine which is recommended reading for a more in-depth understanding of the low glycemic raw approach. in the interim i’ll plan on sharing recipes and other perspectives.
my first breakfast included 5 brazil nuts and one sliced tomato. i had a walnut pate in the afternoon over romaine lettuce and later made a nice raw tomato soup (pictured above, recipe below). i have a bad or good habit depending on the outcome of not following recipes, adding my own spin to things, seasoning up, salting down, substituting. i was looking up raw tomato soups and struggled to find a light avocado and nut-free version for an evening snack. i found an interesting one on solla’s website (a raw foodist based in iceland with a fab blog) and modified it to the following: