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Mel K 01-25-2013 02:36 PM

Flaxseed Allowed?
 
I found this recipe for Flax Crackers. Before I get too excited, I wanted to make sure I can have flaxseed while on induction.

Thanks!

Susann 01-25-2013 02:39 PM

Those look good! I hope someone that knows will answer-I want to make them!

Geekin' in Utah 01-25-2013 06:42 PM

They are allowed in moderation. They are the only seed that is allowed, and the goal of them being in the plan is to make sure you have enough fiber. I regularly put them on salads or hide them in other places for that purpose.

That said, as a seed, it is possible they could influence your initial loss. Don't go crazy with them and if you do stall, consider testing them as a hypothesis.

emel 01-26-2013 04:12 AM

My plan is DANDR. 1 Tbl a day of flaxmeal is allowed.
If you want a cracker, you can fry pepperoni in a dry skillet til it gets crisp.
Or you can take a slice of cheese. Cut it into 16 squares, put on parchment paper or an unwaxed paper plate, leaving room between because they spread out. Nuke for a minute or until they start to get browned. I like muenster, but the original recipe used american.

Cheese sticks work, too. Cut them into 8 pieces.

ETA... sometimes the sliced cheese i get is too thin, in which case I stack 2 squares together before nuking.

Big Stevie 01-28-2013 04:58 PM

Yes you can eat it. Look up the recipe for 1 minute muffins. They help out a lot and they taste pretty good.


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