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Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 01-20-2014, 09:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,795
Posted By Strawberry
Make some chicken soup! Put chicken pieces into...

Make some chicken soup! Put chicken pieces into a pot with chicken broth and veggies - classic would be celery, onions, carrots... but you can be more creative. After about 30-40 minutes, pull...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 01-20-2014, 09:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,632
Posted By Strawberry
Kroger brand frozen fish filets -any good?

Has anyone tried the Kroger brand frozen fish filets? (I believe Kroger store affiliates like Gerbes or Fred Meyers has them in addition to actual Kroger grocery stores).

Also, what type of fish...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 12-17-2013, 09:05 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,007
Posted By Strawberry
Also, when you are 220 lbs and lose 20 lbs it is...

Also, when you are 220 lbs and lose 20 lbs it is a much smaller percent of your body weight than if you are 160 lbs and lose 20 lbs.... So it will be more noticeable at a lower starting weight.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 12-04-2013, 09:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,533
Posted By Strawberry
As mentioned... A potato or bread bun can sit...

As mentioned... A potato or bread bun can sit on a shelf for a month, and cost nothing to store. Lettuce requires that it be freshly shipped in frequently, needs refrigeration to store (more cost),...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 11-03-2013, 05:34 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,504
Posted By Strawberry
Yes! Eating regular beef and chicken, with...

Yes! Eating regular beef and chicken, with conventional veggies, is much less inflammatory than eating processed white flour, high fructose corn syrup, and soybean or canola oil!

Dr Atkins...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 10-23-2013, 09:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,647
Posted By Strawberry
High blood sugar will cause your kidneys to lose...

High blood sugar will cause your kidneys to lose a lot of water (making you pee frequently) and get dehydrated. That can definitely make you feel dizzy and have low blood pressure.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 10-10-2013, 06:44 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,719
Posted By Strawberry
Atkins 72 was not zero carbs. That is literally...

Atkins 72 was not zero carbs. That is literally impossible to achieve unless you are drinking oil alone all day. 72 is also 20g carbs per day. The limits on foods are different from the newer...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 10-09-2013, 03:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,196
Posted By Strawberry
If I recall, dr Aktins said some people may eat...

If I recall, dr Aktins said some people may eat around 100g carbs a day in maintenance if they are active and not particularly insulin resistant. If those carbs are all from healthy sources like...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 10-08-2013, 09:02 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,065
Posted By Strawberry
I usually bring soup or a salad. I love that...

I usually bring soup or a salad.

I love that salad from marks daily apple website with hard boiled eggs, bacon, tomato, and avocado -squeeze lemon over the avocado and add salt and pepper to...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 10-07-2013, 11:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,243
Posted By Strawberry
Linda Sues low carb "split pea" soup using green...

Linda Sues low carb "split pea" soup using green beans! It's delicious and doesnt taste like green beans? It will also freeze well if you want to make an extra batch to use up green beans.

cut...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 10-05-2013, 11:23 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,797
Posted By Strawberry
Cabbage is extremely cheap and filling. It's...

Cabbage is extremely cheap and filling. It's great in soups and stir fries.


Have you spoken with the family about their contribution to this deal? I think you are so sweet to offer to help...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 10-05-2013, 08:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 903
Posted By Strawberry
I would consider that very deceptive marketing.

I would consider that very deceptive marketing.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 10-05-2013, 08:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 937
Posted By Strawberry
The easiest way to know how much fluid is to...

The easiest way to know how much fluid is to weigh yourself before and after running. If you are one lb less you need 16 oz of water, etc.

Those sports drinks were designed to replace the fluid...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 10-05-2013, 08:10 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 29,224
Posted By Strawberry
I also recently used a packet of hidden valley...

I also recently used a packet of hidden valley ranch mixed with 1/2sour cream and 1/2 mayo and thinned with buttermilk. I added a squeeze of lemon juice. It came out delicious!
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 09-22-2013, 06:54 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,098
Posted By Strawberry
Forgot to mention.....to keep your meals tasting...

Forgot to mention.....to keep your meals tasting special, it's nice to have spices to add....check if you have a store with bulk bins for spices so that you can buy 25 cents worth of something and...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 09-22-2013, 06:41 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,098
Posted By Strawberry
I also really dislike dark meat. However, I...

I also really dislike dark meat. However, I have found that I can tolerate legs from rotisserie chickens if I bathe them in hot sauce/butter mix and dip them in ranch, like hot wings. The dark...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 09-21-2013, 08:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,451
Posted By Strawberry
I know of no specific connection between low carb...

I know of no specific connection between low carb and a blocked nose.

Sounds like pure coincidence.

I hope you feel better soon!
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 09-17-2013, 11:16 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,822
Posted By Strawberry
Paleo and primal eating plans really emphasize...

Paleo and primal eating plans really emphasize unprocessed natural foods, with a huge emphasis on grass fed meat, wild fish, organic produce, eggs from organic free range chickens etc. I don't see...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 09-16-2013, 07:54 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,024
Posted By Strawberry
I really like to have a sunny side up egg over...

I really like to have a sunny side up egg over roasted asparagus.... The yolk makes a "sauce" to dip the asparagus in.

I also love a salad lyonnaise, or variation on that theme, which is basically...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 09-14-2013, 08:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,728
Posted By Strawberry
BMI is just a number calculated from height and...

BMI is just a number calculated from height and weight. If you don't like it, don't worry about finding some new number that gives you approval for the weight you want to be..... Just go with what...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 09-03-2013, 09:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,383
Posted By Strawberry
How about just getting an antacid medication? ...

How about just getting an antacid medication? Tagamet, Zantac, alkaseltzer..... The strongest vet the counter antacid is omelrazole, but it does take a few days to start working to its maximal...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-25-2013, 07:22 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 9,100
Posted By Strawberry
I hate tuna... Don't like ground beef.... Not a...

I hate tuna... Don't like ground beef.... Not a fan of pork rinds. I could actually live just fine without bacon, although I occasionally uses it to season a dish. I dont like coconut oil.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-24-2013, 03:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,234
Posted By Strawberry
What about just using canned coconut milk? It's...

What about just using canned coconut milk? It's very high in fat, but seems of be more emulsified into the liquid in the can.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-23-2013, 05:24 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,767
Posted By Strawberry
Trilex, just wanted to say that you are one of...

Trilex, just wanted to say that you are one of the most wonderful, caring people I've met on this board, and so gorgeous in your avatar. I'm so sorry you are struggling.... I just want to send you...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-19-2013, 08:42 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,767
Posted By Strawberry
I tried to further edit my post but it wouldn't...

I tried to further edit my post but it wouldn't let me.....

I read through some of your past posts....to be honest it does sound like you have an eating disorder. It used to be binge eating,...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-19-2013, 08:19 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,767
Posted By Strawberry
At 5'3", 95 lbs. that gives you a BMI of 16.8,...

At 5'3", 95 lbs. that gives you a BMI of 16.8, which is in the underweight category (below 18.5). And while BMI isn't perfect, it does give a pretty good idea of weight for average people.

It's...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-18-2013, 07:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,172
Posted By Strawberry
I will eat the broth/veggies/meat portion of...

I will eat the broth/veggies/meat portion of soups if I'm out to eat or at a friends. I'm sure there is some small amount of carbs in there, but it's not going to completely derail your weight loss....
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-18-2013, 07:36 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,767
Posted By Strawberry
Pumpkin, have you been tested for diabetes? ...

Pumpkin, have you been tested for diabetes? Symptoms of constant hunger and blood sugar regulation problems like you have described in other posts point to diabetes.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-13-2013, 07:22 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,707
Posted By Strawberry
A 4-5 lb weight loss in 3 weeks sounds pretty...

A 4-5 lb weight loss in 3 weeks sounds pretty good to me!

I think your menu looks fine and it sound site it's working.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-10-2013, 09:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,584
Posted By Strawberry
Honestly TJs has some of the best prices I've...

Honestly TJs has some of the best prices I've seen for organic chicken. It's crazy expensive at other places. As mentioned above, they price their chicken by weight, so you got the full amount of...
Forum: General Health/Medical Issues 08-07-2013, 06:44 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 14,541
Posted By Strawberry
I also think the edema is something you should go...

I also think the edema is something you should go show to your doctor especially if its getting worse. Edema is often a sign of worsening heart or kidney or liver function and shouldn't be ignored.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-03-2013, 06:18 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,755
Posted By Strawberry
You could not mention the words "low carb" when...

You could not mention the words "low carb" when you go to the doctor. If he/she asks what you eat, I would just tell them without saying a specific diet....just say you are trying to eat healthy.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-03-2013, 06:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,004
Posted By Strawberry
Best brand of coconut milk?

Referring to canned coconut milk here, not the beverage to replace milk.


I generally buy the cheapest price, but I am finding that the quality cries greatly. Some are thick and rich, others are...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-03-2013, 09:22 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,485
Posted By Strawberry
I make quiche with cottage cheese instead of...

I make quiche with cottage cheese instead of cream. I just put the eggs and cottage cheese into a blender to puree all the lumps out.
The cottage cheese often cheaper than cream (and has less...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 07-31-2013, 07:17 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,485
Posted By Strawberry
For things like flour.... You might check if any...

For things like flour.... You might check if any of your grocery stores have a bulk bin aisle, ie where you scoop up just the amount you need and pay for it by weight. At two of my local grocery...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 07-30-2013, 07:24 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 15,468
Posted By Strawberry
Well, there's also real life issues like working...

Well, there's also real life issues like working two jobs and not having the time to do a lot of cooking at home. Or not having the the money or equipment.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 07-29-2013, 08:00 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,485
Posted By Strawberry
Does your daughter have problems with binging? ...

Does your daughter have problems with binging? Maybe I'm not really picturing the quantity of food accurately, but 5 lbs of potatoes seems like a lot in 2 days.

Hang in there. I wish I lived...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 07-28-2013, 06:57 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,166
Posted By Strawberry
Dang Garlic!! I'm coming to your place for a...

Dang Garlic!! I'm coming to your place for a BBQ!!!!!!

Sounds awesome!!
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 07-28-2013, 04:03 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,485
Posted By Strawberry
I know what I would make with all that canned...

I know what I would make with all that canned corn... Corn chowder! (It's not low carb)
Take carrots (under $1 a bag) and celery (about 1.50/stalk), onion if you want (although I remember the OP...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 07-28-2013, 01:55 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 15,468
Posted By Strawberry
I used to buy chicken backs from whole foods for...

I used to buy chicken backs from whole foods for 99 cents a lb to make broth and chicken soup. It was the only organic chicken part I could afford! But there was usually just enough meat left on...
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