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Old 02-10-2010, 06:12 AM   #691
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I love love love this thread, because I'm all about simple and all about easy, and generally speaking the fewer the ingredients the better.

The problem with this thread is that it's getting impossibly long and very difficult to find something *I thought* I might want to try but can't remember what page it was on, and I don't have time to search through 23 pages to find it...which would totally negate the simple easy thing.

I have an idea...but I surely don't want to impose or overstep here...but I am willing to organize all of these recipes by main ingredient condensed down to one page and post them on my site. It would be super easy to find any recipe, and it would only include the ones with (3) ingredients?? I don't know, what do ya'll think? It would benefit all of us, and I'm not selling anything on my site, it would really just be for all us who are about the few ingredients quick low carb meals.

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Tiffany, I think that would be awesome! Sounds wonderful and I'm sure would be helpful to many of us!

But in the meantime, if you are looking for something, have you tried doing a search on just this thread for what you are looking for?
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Sounds like a great idea to me. Instead of having to scroll bach through loads of posts to find a recipe. Thanks.
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I'll start working on it, as it's going to take a lot of time...I'll keep watching this thread, and if anybody has a problem with it, or wants me to remove their recipe, please post here! I think it'll be easier for everyone, and there are some amazing ideas here. I'll deal with how people will know how to easily find the recipes, later...is the OP still on here??
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Stuffed Cabbage (4 ingredients)

1 lg. head cabbage
1 lb. ground beef
2 (8 oz.) cans tomato sauce
1 can Saurkraut

Discard tough green outter leaves from cabbage. With a sharp knife, core cabbage. Fill pot 3/4 full with water, heat to boiling and place cabbage in water. Using two large spoons or forks, gently separate leaves as outter leaves soften and remove 8 large leaves from cabbage and set aside. Trim rib of each reserved cabbage leaf very thin.

Brown ground beef until cooked. Drain Saurkraut and add to browned ground beef. Stir in one can of tomato sauce. On center of each cabbage leaf place about 1/2 cup of ground beef mixture and fold 2 sides of cabbage leaf over meat, overlapping edges. Roll jelly-roll fashion and place seam side down in 12 x 8 baking dish. Pour remaining jar of sauce over cabbage rolls, cover dish with foil. Bake in 350 degree oven for 11/2 hours or until cabbage is tender, basting often with sauce in dish.
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I love love love this thread, because I'm all about simple and all about easy, and generally speaking the fewer the ingredients the better.

The problem with this thread is that it's getting impossibly long and very difficult to find something *I thought* I might want to try but can't remember what page it was on, and I don't have time to search through 23 pages to find it...which would totally negate the simple easy thing.

I have an idea...but I surely don't want to impose or overstep here...but I am willing to organize all of these recipes by main ingredient condensed down to one page and post them on my site. It would be super easy to find any recipe, and it would only include the ones with (3) ingredients?? I don't know, what do ya'll think? It would benefit all of us, and I'm not selling anything on my site, it would really just be for all us who are about the few ingredients quick low carb meals.

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I think it is a terrific idea.. There are so many really good recipes in this thread, but they are very difficult to find, because the thread is so long. Thank you.
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Old 02-12-2010, 06:33 PM   #696
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Tiffany - I think that sounds great! I can never find what I'm looking for when I need it!
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Old 02-12-2010, 09:11 PM   #697
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I think it is a terrific idea.. There are so many really good recipes in this thread, but they are very difficult to find, because the thread is so long. Thank you.
That's what I thought! I've started and will keep in touch.
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Quick parfait/pie filling

This is one of my favorite desserts:
1 pkg sugar free jello
1/2 cup boiling water
2 cups low carb ice cream.

Thoroughly dissolve jello in the boiling water.
Add soft (not melted) low carb ice cream (I mix it in quickly with a potato masher as it sets up quickly.).
As soon as the ice cream is melted and mixed, pour into dessert cups, pie, whatever.

It's good just as is, but you can also pour it over low carb fruit, like strawberries or blueberries.

Any combination is ok, but I particulary like lime jello/mint ice cream (tastes like a grasshopper) and strawberry/strawberry over real strawberries.
Carb count depends on the brand of ice cream and whether or not you use fruit.
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http://www.lowcarbfriends.com/bbs/lo...o_threadsearch This link will take you to a box to enter your search terms just for this thread. I hope this helps some of you. I know I didn't know about it forever!

That is a lot of work. I just use the "search this thread" button at the top and it will only search this thread for the ingredient you're looking for. I have to look through the results for the recipe I actually want but it works pretty good. It would be nice to have them all together too though.
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I love love love this thread, because I'm all about simple and all about easy, and generally speaking the fewer the ingredients the better.

The problem with this thread is that it's getting impossibly long and very difficult to find something *I thought* I might want to try but can't remember what page it was on, and I don't have time to search through 23 pages to find it...which would totally negate the simple easy thing.

I have an idea...but I surely don't want to impose or overstep here...but I am willing to organize all of these recipes by main ingredient condensed down to one page and post them on my site. It would be super easy to find any recipe, and it would only include the ones with (3) ingredients?? I don't know, what do ya'll think? It would benefit all of us, and I'm not selling anything on my site, it would really just be for all us who are about the few ingredients quick low carb meals.

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I'm all for that one!!!! Thank you.
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Old 02-17-2010, 10:49 AM   #701
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bmbshl, love the new pic.
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Thanks Vicki!! It was time to update, since the other one was from August or September.
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CHOCOHOLIC

Does anyone have any good CHOCOLATE 3 ingredient recipes?

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Cottage cheese or ricotta cheese
cocoa
sweetner

You decide on amounts to taste
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Cottage cheese or ricotta cheese
cocoa
sweetner

You decide on amounts to taste
this recipe with ricotta and a spoon of peanut butter is my Reese Cup in a bowl. :FAINT:
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1/4 cup butter
melt in sautee pay over low heat
stir in 1/4 cup sifted cocoa powder & artificial sweetener (to taste)

Let cool its like ganache.
You can also melt some PB into it.

Be warned this cannot be made or eaten on a regular basis this is for true chocolate emergencies ONLY.
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I know this is more than 3 but still pretty simple for a chocolate fix and I believe there are variation to what I have:

CO Mud/Bark
2 Tbsp chocolate whey protein powder
1 Tbsp CO melted
1 Tbsp SF Davinci syrup, any flavor
2 Tbsp ground flax seed
1 Tbsp ch almonds. Stir and refrig 5 minutes.
Break and eat.
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Old 03-04-2010, 07:02 PM   #708
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Tonight I made this:

chicken thighs (I used boneless)
I bottle Maple Grove Farms sugar free Dijon salad dressing
2 heaping TBS Trader Joe's Aoili & Garlic Mustard

Place thighs in pans.....blend the other 2 ingredients and pour over the top. Bake uncovered at 350.......Till it looks brown and golden & the sauce has thickened up. Yummm, it was awesome. I made it up.

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SugarPop, sounds good. But, I haven't been able to find boneless chicken thighs. I am not too crazy about dark meat anyways so would probably use breasts if I made this.
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Costco has boneless thighs. And they're very good too. They're not frozen, they're in the fresh meat section.
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Super easy, tasty beef stroganoff

chop your favorite cut of beef into bite size pieces (i've also used chicken)
sautee in butter and chopped onion
add about a half cup of cream of mushroom soup and 2 tablespoons sour cream
salt and pepper to taste
Very tasty for the non low carbers served over noodles. But just as good by itself!
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Made this today...but added chopped almonds! oooooh good!

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Chocolate Toffee Bar (induction friendly )

1 stick of butter
1/2 c. splenda granular (yes it has to be Splenda and it has to be granular or no "toffee")
1 heaping tsp cocoa powder


Heat butter in a saucepan on med/high heat, allowing it to brown a bit (not much about a golden hue) and bubble. Add Splenda and cook for a few minutes, stirring at 20 second intervals. Then add cocoa powder. Stir constantly and cook a couple more minutes. Remove from heat.

Line a pan with foil or parchment, something to prevent sticking to pan. Pour into pan and freeze.

Notes: Additions can be made to this like PB, raspberry flavor, etc... There really is no limit.


Now, this is in the middle of freezing at the moment, so it very well COULD or NOT set up like coconut butter. When I checked and taste tested it, it was more fudgy with a toffee crunch running through it. YUM!
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Chocolate Toffee Bar (induction friendly )

1 stick of butter
1/2 c. splenda granular (yes it has to be Splenda and it has to be granular or no "toffee")
1 heaping tsp cocoa powder


Heat butter in a saucepan on med/high heat, allowing it to brown a bit (not much about a golden hue) and bubble. Add Splenda and cook for a few minutes, stirring at 20 second intervals. Then add cocoa powder. Stir constantly and cook a couple more minutes. Remove from heat.

Line a pan with foil or parchment, something to prevent sticking to pan. Pour into pan and freeze.


Notes: Additions can be made to this like PB, raspberry flavor, etc... There really is no limit.


Now, this is in the middle of freezing at the moment, so it very well COULD or NOT set up like coconut butter. When I checked and taste tested it, it was more fudgy with a toffee crunch running through it. YUM!

I made this yesterday & ate the whole thing!!!!! Its good but can't make it to often!!!!!
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wonderfull recipes so simple and tasty

Now I need to remember to get ink for the printer

Bless you all

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Just made this and its awesome!!

Ground Beef
chili spices
Jar of Pace chunky salsa

Browned the ground beef and added chili spices and a little water. Dumped in the jar of salsa and simmered til heated. Topped with cheddar, onion and sour cream. YUM!!
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I made the rotisserie chicken yesterday and it was very yummy! I will definately be making this many times!

I also made the egg/sausage muffin things and the reeces cups. The eggs were ok and the pb cups were good. Just to clarify about those, they are supposed to stay frozen right?
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Thanks guys!!

You've all really helped my lack of creativity! I have no cooking facilities at the moment, so its just been chicken salads from the super market! I have a hot plate and grill on the way though, and cant wait to have some proper food!!!

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Love this thread! So many creative ideas and so easy! I'll be back to read more soon and maybe even try some lol.... I tend to be boring with my food
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Ok - it's a start on the consolidation, so here's the first 5 pages of CHICKEN recipes...there's a lot...when I make it through all 24 pages, it will be a crazy amount, but already, it's a nice list. Hope you gals/guys enjoy!

Simple Chicken Recipes, Easy Chicken Recipes
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