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Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 04-05-2013, 11:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,926
Posted By theislandgirl
With IBS, it may well have a lot to do with the...

With IBS, it may well have a lot to do with the TYPE of carbs within that maximum tolerance range -- if it was me, I'd be looking at that and definitely trying for the lower carbs replaced by fats -...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 04-05-2013, 11:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,363
Posted By theislandgirl
I'm interested in seeing the differences between...

I'm interested in seeing the differences between NK and the more traditional (ok, it's older :)) EFGT Eat Fat Get Thin approach.

Hmmmmmmmmmmmm.
Forum: Eat Fat, Get Thin 04-05-2013, 11:08 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 37,018
Posted By theislandgirl
Loving the coconut oil mayo previously posted...

Loving the coconut oil mayo previously posted here - but THINKING about some baconnaise!

I have some clean bacon fat (from pastured no hormone pork bacon :)) - any successful baconnaise makers...
Forum: Eat Fat, Get Thin 04-05-2013, 10:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,752
Posted By theislandgirl
I find Mark's Daily Apple illuminating, always. ...

I find Mark's Daily Apple illuminating, always. Also, there are threads (or there used to be, I've not been here in a while :)) about 'frugal LC', always helpful.
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 04-05-2013, 10:42 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 14,784
Posted By theislandgirl
Still delicious - pretty much any mix of small...

Still delicious - pretty much any mix of small cut cooked veg and meat, any size from muffins to omelettes, tasty hot or cold.

I do like to grate in some fresh ginger (or add 2 tsp of ginger...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 08-28-2010, 07:50 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,106
Posted By theislandgirl
Or, maybe, hazelnuts... :laugh:

Or, maybe, hazelnuts... :laugh:
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 08-28-2010, 07:48 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,106
Posted By theislandgirl
Be interesting to see the differences in baked...

Be interesting to see the differences in baked texture with the different nuts; cashews are kind of 'creamy', actually used in vegan ice cream mixtures because they are more easily ground fine and...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 06-05-2009, 07:09 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,413
Posted By theislandgirl
IlPirata, aren't most of those recipes already...

IlPirata, aren't most of those recipes already posted in the
http://www.lowcarbfriends.com/bbs/lowcarb-recipe-help-suggestions/498876-3-ingredient-recipes.html

thread?

I guess three...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 04-25-2009, 08:02 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,418
Posted By theislandgirl
I love that TreePad is apparently portable enough...

I love that TreePad is apparently portable enough to load on a thumb drive! That's absolutely priceless for portability...I could actually let go of my MasterCook (if I could import the recipes I've...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 04-14-2009, 10:32 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,828
Posted By theislandgirl
Butter from the store is not as fresh, and has...

Butter from the store is not as fresh, and has generally been salted to preserve it (and we're used to that flavour, too). Unsalted butter is generally kept frozen until shelved because it would go...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 04-14-2009, 10:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,868
Posted By theislandgirl
If the alcohol is worrying you, 15 minutes boiled...

If the alcohol is worrying you, 15 minutes boiled with cream will boil all the actual alcohol (40%) off, leaving only the flavour bits.

I have a recipe for a savoury cheddar and beer cheesecake...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 01-08-2009, 03:05 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 90,039
Posted By theislandgirl
The pure brand-name Splenda sucralose liquid...

The pure brand-name Splenda sucralose liquid commercial stuff (I have a bottle) is a 25% Solution and plus-8 fluid ounces (sorry, my bottle is at home or I could tell you the exact final finished...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 01-02-2009, 03:42 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,969
Posted By theislandgirl
Salts (and sugars if you choose to use them) do...

Salts (and sugars if you choose to use them) do actual curing, just like in brining, hams (pre smoking), etc. The nitrites/nitrates are a preservative and also have an effect on the colour.

I'd...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 01-02-2009, 03:34 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,664
Posted By theislandgirl
Love mine. Had to replace the powerbase last...

Love mine. Had to replace the powerbase last year (and that's not easy to do from here in Canada) after 5 years or so) -- well worth doing. The little plastic thingie that interfaces between the...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 01-02-2009, 03:31 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,890
Posted By theislandgirl
Ya know, I hate making salad, too (though I love...

Ya know, I hate making salad, too (though I love eating it).

Bought my dearheart hubby a salad spinner years ago, and he's in charge of salads (side salad with every dinner, most of which I cook,...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 01-02-2009, 03:26 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 9,751
Posted By theislandgirl
Overdue for a "bump"! :love:

Overdue for a "bump"! :love:
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 12-20-2008, 12:20 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 17,657
Posted By theislandgirl
Sticky from the whey low, Splenda only won't get...

Sticky from the whey low, Splenda only won't get sticky.
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 12-20-2008, 12:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 980
Posted By theislandgirl
Not as bad as those that use a Cup of granular...

Not as bad as those that use a Cup of granular Splenda and count it as zero...that's 24g and 96 cals!

:hiya:
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 12-19-2008, 05:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 980
Posted By theislandgirl
What denial? :hiya:

What denial?

:hiya:
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 12-19-2008, 05:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 980
Posted By theislandgirl
If it's 40 cals a Cup, it's 10g a Cup (4 cals / 1...

If it's 40 cals a Cup, it's 10g a Cup (4 cals / 1 g of effective carbs).


from Calorie Control Council | Low-Calorie Sweeteners: Erythritol (http://www.caloriecontrol.org/erythritol.html)
...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 12-13-2008, 10:34 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,564
Posted By theislandgirl
Right up there with the bacon bowls posted a...

Right up there with the bacon bowls posted a while back (filled with tomato and lettuce, ta da! BLT Bowls).

:hiya:
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 12-13-2008, 10:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 624
Posted By theislandgirl
...assuming you use a regular small foil package,...

...assuming you use a regular small foil package, aren't they usually 8 oz?

So cut in 8 even pieces and use 3 of them (and get a kitchen scale, they are SO useful).

Most liquids match a...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 12-09-2008, 01:27 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,229
Posted By theislandgirl
.... oooooorrrrrr.... you could use the...

.... oooooorrrrrr....

you could use the SpongeBob recipe and just leave out the sweeteners and add a pinch of salt.

:up:
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 12-09-2008, 01:25 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 30,531
Posted By theislandgirl
Hi, NGJ26 :confused: -- what are the proportions...

Hi, NGJ26 :confused: -- what are the proportions in your version of Chia Gel in this recipe? i.e., how much chia (ground or whole?) and how much water?

Thanks much.

:hiya:
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 12-08-2008, 11:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,018
Posted By theislandgirl
Try beating the E in with at least one of the...

Try beating the E in with at least one of the eggs; E doesn't dissolve well in fat (butter) but does much better in a liquid.

I do believe there's an equivalent of a Silk Pie recipe around here,...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 12-08-2008, 11:20 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,418
Posted By theislandgirl
I've had a recipe published in another's...

I've had a recipe published in another's cookbook, a full-bore expensive hardcover formally published book.

I was flattered, willing and also made to (not against my will, it made perfect sense to...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 12-08-2008, 11:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,665
Posted By theislandgirl
Didn't set up because there's no eggs (if baked)...

Didn't set up because there's no eggs (if baked) and no acid (e.g., lemon juice) or gelatin (if unbaked).

Baking would have helped with the dissolve...

:hiya:
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 12-05-2008, 01:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,169
Posted By theislandgirl
Can't believe I haven't seen SOUP on here...I...

Can't believe I haven't seen SOUP on here...I love turkey soup.

:hiya:
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 12-05-2008, 01:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,035
Posted By theislandgirl
I did, years ago and quite a few times. Makes a...

I did, years ago and quite a few times. Makes a very dense bread and yes, it does make great toast.

Then went on to modify it (not fond of soy) with some wholegrain rye flour instead of soy.
...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 12-05-2008, 12:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,648
Posted By theislandgirl
Salad Cream is very similar, or just add some...

Salad Cream is very similar, or just add some sweetener and lemon to mayonnaise.

:hiya:
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 12-02-2008, 01:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 785
Posted By theislandgirl
Is it ALL the flour in the recipe? Makes a...

Is it ALL the flour in the recipe? Makes a difference. Maybe post the actual recipe you are trying to use, or a link...we can be of more help.

:hiya:
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 12-01-2008, 11:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 917
Posted By theislandgirl
Starches, whether from wheat or from...

Starches, whether from wheat or from rice/oats/sorghum, turn to sugars in the stomach. One of the basics of low carb.

If your friend is supposed to stay away from sugars, better clarify if that's...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 12-01-2008, 11:42 PM
Replies: 230
Views: 30,352
Posted By theislandgirl
Retroworx and Scott, I've been buying Carboxyl...

Retroworx and Scott, I've been buying Carboxyl Methyl Cellulose here, in the (biggest with a great selection of bulk ingredients) health food store, for years. I've occasionally posted about it,...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 12-01-2008, 11:38 PM
Replies: 230
Views: 30,352
Posted By theislandgirl
I suspect the "crust" is recrystallized E (or...

I suspect the "crust" is recrystallized E (or undissolved, for that matter). I've found that the darn stuff is pretty resistant to staying dissolved (surprise :eek:).

One example, a very fine...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 12-01-2008, 11:27 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 29,054
Posted By theislandgirl
Which recipe did you follow exactly? There's...

Which recipe did you follow exactly? There's about 27 in here at least...and we've found (if you read through some of the back posts) that the type of protein powder makes a diff, too.

:hiya:
Forum: Memorial to Kevinpa: His Best Recipes 12-01-2008, 11:24 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 23,445
Posted By theislandgirl
...and letting the crust "rest" after laying it...

...and letting the crust "rest" after laying it out in the pan, before baking (blind or otherwise)...15 - 30 mins, in the fridge, while you work the filling.

:hiya:
Forum: Memorial to Kevinpa: His Best Recipes 12-01-2008, 11:13 PM
Replies: 295
Views: 118,791
Posted By theislandgirl
...that's cuz the start is missing the / ...

...that's cuz the start is missing the / ...
Forum: Memorial to Kevinpa: His Best Recipes 12-01-2008, 11:09 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 94,436
Posted By theislandgirl
Warmest congrats and hugs, and cackling for all...

Warmest congrats and hugs, and cackling for all the fun you're about to have!

You go, grand dad! Bwaaa haaaa haaaa!

:hiya:
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 12-01-2008, 11:06 PM
Replies: 367
Views: 85,969
Posted By theislandgirl
...and your oven temperature may be off...I use...

...and your oven temperature may be off...I use an oven thermometer in every oven I use, they vary quite widely!

:hiya:
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 12-01-2008, 11:02 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,655
Posted By theislandgirl
Hmmmm, I think the trick to getting rid of the...

Hmmmm, I think the trick to getting rid of the grit with the powdered E is to make sure it is dissolved BEFORE adding/beating in to the butter (a distinct difference between E and sugar, powdered or...
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