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Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 12-05-2015, 01:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 948
Posted By nanoparty!
Well, I've always subscribed to the notion that...

Well, I've always subscribed to the notion that if no one seems to know the answer - try it yourself! I wanted to make the LC Raspberry Linzer cookie Bars from I Breathe I'm Hungry, and they turned...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 12-02-2015, 11:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 948
Posted By nanoparty!
Walden Farms Fruit Spreads: oven friendly?

Has anyone ever made a recipe with the Walden Farms fruit spreads that have them baking in the oven? As opposed to adding them on as a topping or filling afterwards?

I have a few recipes for...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 12-02-2015, 11:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 870
Posted By nanoparty!
I tend to like my apples on the tartier side, so...

I tend to like my apples on the tartier side, so I may not be the most reliable source, but I remember them not being ALL that tart. A sort of mild sweet taste, but a bit of zing.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 12-02-2015, 02:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 754
Posted By nanoparty!
Whaa?? That's even crazier! Somehow it never...

Whaa?? That's even crazier! Somehow it never occurred to me to check their info online. The label didn't make sense to me in the first place and now it makes even less sense. :dunno: Don't think I'll...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 12-02-2015, 12:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 870
Posted By nanoparty!
Tiny apples FYI!

For those who still incorporate different fruits of varying levels into their WOE, I found these itty bitty little apples at my local Whole Foods the other day!
...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 12-02-2015, 12:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 754
Posted By nanoparty!
How's that work?

The other day I found a sugar free chocolate bar, sweetened only with stevia! I've been lucky enough to find other sugar-free chocolate before, but this one left me kinda confused:
...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 10-19-2015, 02:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,810
Posted By nanoparty!
I have some family members that require some...

I have some family members that require some dishes to contain no dairy at all, as well as some friends with a severe allergy. Sometimes I also find that occasionally avoiding it myself is helpful!...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 10-13-2015, 12:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,810
Posted By nanoparty!
I SAW that too and was equally heartbroken. So...

I SAW that too and was equally heartbroken. So close, but so far. What a joke!!



True! But I think what also appealed to me was the 'butter' taste Melt allegedly offers. And I still have my...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 10-12-2015, 01:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,810
Posted By nanoparty!
Melt Organic Buttery spread: thoughts?

Has anyone heard of this or had it before? Any good?

There's regular ole butter, but for a bunch of boring reasons I won't go into, it's nice to have a dairy-free option too. While on the lookout,...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 10-08-2015, 01:14 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,226
Posted By nanoparty!
Agree! Also, when you lose a lot of weight (and...

Agree! Also, when you lose a lot of weight (and reach a healthy one) people who haven't seen you in a long time are usually pretty surprised, and might say "too much" or "no more!" etc etc. But to be...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 09-25-2015, 11:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 828
Posted By nanoparty!
Funny how they seem to be relaxing some standards...

Funny how they seem to be relaxing some standards on eggs and dietary cholesterol, but then turning back around and telling people to limit meat? Uhh...and we wonder why people get so confused.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 09-25-2015, 11:17 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,719
Posted By nanoparty!
You know, I was outraged after reading this but...

You know, I was outraged after reading this but then a thought occurred to me...a lot of people mentioned their blood sugar spiking or dealing with crazy cravings after eating a Quest bar, and some...
Forum: Cholesterol and Heart Health 09-20-2015, 11:37 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,717
Posted By nanoparty!
Totally middle-of-the-road average, at 104 (my...

Totally middle-of-the-road average, at 104 (my lab ranges recommend <150). They've been both slightly lower and slightly higher in the past. If they were SUPER low I might be able to somehow...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 09-20-2015, 03:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,243
Posted By nanoparty!
Love today's cheesy menu!!

Love today's cheesy menu!!
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 09-15-2015, 01:51 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,714
Posted By nanoparty!
My issue is portion control for sure - sometimes...

My issue is portion control for sure - sometimes I eat way too little protein, and sometimes I think I top off at honestly 12 - 16 oz at ONE time. You can imagine my fasting sugars go a little nuts...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 09-15-2015, 01:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,537
Posted By nanoparty!
Does anyone know if Costco carries a cheese-only...

Does anyone know if Costco carries a cheese-only crisp product like this? We go through tons a day - a bigger size bag would be a godsend!
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 09-11-2015, 12:29 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,714
Posted By nanoparty!
Thanks! So I'd be eating more protein than...

Thanks! So I'd be eating more protein than recommended for my current body weight, yes? And I'll look into that supplement. I've heard how it may affect blood sugar, so I've avoided thus far, but...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 09-11-2015, 03:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,537
Posted By nanoparty!
are we talking about the fresh gourmet asiago and...

are we talking about the fresh gourmet asiago and parmesan cheese crisps? honestly, we go through a bag a night in my house. I love those things. fantastic on salads, too!
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 09-10-2015, 03:07 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,714
Posted By nanoparty!
Any thoughts on when your goal weight is actually...

Any thoughts on when your goal weight is actually higher than your current weight? LC worked so well for me that I actually need to gain some weight, and a few of my labs came back a little low on...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 09-10-2015, 01:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,515
Posted By nanoparty!
TypeONeg and Rubidoux, that's so funny - I'm the...

TypeONeg and Rubidoux, that's so funny - I'm the same way! Not a breakfast person, never been. I like having one huge meal a day too around that time. In fact it worked so well for me that my doctor...
Forum: Cholesterol and Heart Health 09-10-2015, 01:43 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,717
Posted By nanoparty!
I worry about this, sometimes - my HDL as of...

I worry about this, sometimes - my HDL as of recent lab work was through the charts high, at 127. Highest both my endo and cardiologist had ever seen! But I was honestly worried whether that was a...
Forum: Cholesterol and Heart Health 08-14-2015, 03:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,155
Posted By nanoparty!
True, so many variables! I know my HDL is...

True, so many variables! I know my HDL is normally higher (maybe in the 80s or so?) but this is the first I've seen it this high. And I don't get labs frequently enough to see whether this high is my...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 08-13-2015, 04:48 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,172
Posted By nanoparty!
Well, twist my arm...;) You guys have any...

Well, twist my arm...;)

You guys have any specific variety you like best? What's the most common one called, again?
Forum: Cholesterol and Heart Health 08-13-2015, 04:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,155
Posted By nanoparty!
Oh, true - a little background might help! I'm a...

Oh, true - a little background might help! I'm a 26 yo female, and am no longer actively trying to lose weight. In fact, I'm a little under (low carb: it works!) and even trying to gain a bit.

I...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 08-13-2015, 12:08 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,172
Posted By nanoparty!
Ohhh my gosh. I haven't had a fig in ages. Figs...

Ohhh my gosh. I haven't had a fig in ages. Figs and cream cheese sounds heavenly.

And after looking it up, fresh figs aren't actually that carby. Am I reading this wrong??
Forum: Cholesterol and Heart Health 08-12-2015, 10:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,155
Posted By nanoparty!
HIGH total cholesterol - but due to SUPER high HDL. Should I be concerned?

Hi all! After getting some lab work done, I was pretty surprised to discover how high my cholesterol was, at 243 mg/dl. Then I noticed this was because my HDL was off the charts high!! My results...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-11-2015, 01:01 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 8,245
Posted By nanoparty!
I try and avoid ace k when I can, so I probably...

I try and avoid ace k when I can, so I probably won't be trying this. Really cool that so many companies are removing aspartame from their products, though! I saw Yoplait's done that too.

Whenever...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-08-2015, 12:39 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,694
Posted By nanoparty!
The store I usually grab my Stur at was out and...

The store I usually grab my Stur at was out and had two of the Sweetleaf Water Drop flavors instead - Lemon Lime and Raspberry Lemonade and ummm, I love them?? I like, chug water now. I still love...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-06-2015, 03:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,751
Posted By nanoparty!
I know right?? He's like, half the reason I even...

I know right?? He's like, half the reason I even bought it in the first place.
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 07-26-2015, 03:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,555
Posted By nanoparty!
Maybe something like cream cheese and Frank's hot...

Maybe something like cream cheese and Frank's hot sauce for a sort of buffalo chicken dip?
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 07-26-2015, 03:28 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 16,561
Posted By nanoparty!
Regular old mayo is probably the best choice, but...

Regular old mayo is probably the best choice, but if you really like the taste of Miracle Whip I actually recommend Walden Farm's Amazin' Mayo. I think the taste is really similar!
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 07-26-2015, 03:16 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,847
Posted By nanoparty!
Maybe this is just the US version but it looks...

Maybe this is just the US version but it looks like they added xylitol in there too as a sweetener?

As for other low carb yogurts, I've seen the So Delicious brand has a plain and vanilla...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 07-20-2015, 02:43 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 8,263
Posted By nanoparty!
Ha, funnily enough, my Stur situation's a bit a...

Ha, funnily enough, my Stur situation's a bit a similar - my grocery store was found to have it available, but only in the coconut water flavors. Yay and boo. And it's crazy expensive at the health...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 07-19-2015, 11:44 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,389
Posted By nanoparty!
I have to say this one is new for me! Especially...

I have to say this one is new for me! Especially after reading these forums. Erythritol is the ONE product?? What about malitol, or sorbitol (if we're just talking sugar alcohols)?

I know...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 07-19-2015, 12:47 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,389
Posted By nanoparty!
Actually, I agree with you on this - I wouldn't...

Actually, I agree with you on this - I wouldn't subtract fiber alcohols either, and know they generally do tend to 'count' in some way or another - it's honestly ONLY erythritol that I regard as an...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 07-18-2015, 12:09 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,389
Posted By nanoparty!
For what it's worth, all the carbs in Zevia come...

For what it's worth, all the carbs in Zevia come from erythritol, which is said not to affect blood sugar - many don't bother counting it. But I know everyone counts their carbs differently!
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 07-12-2015, 11:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,098
Posted By nanoparty!
The tofu ones are still super low carb, even for...

The tofu ones are still super low carb, even for a whole bag (two servings or not)! Only two net carbs (if you do those). I could probably eat 2 or 3 bags guilt free :D

There are, however,...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 07-10-2015, 04:42 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,609
Posted By nanoparty!
maybe call a few local stores first before going...

maybe call a few local stores first before going through the trouble! to me it IS kinda worth a trip, though...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 07-10-2015, 03:28 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,609
Posted By nanoparty!
Usually Whole Foods, but worth a look in other...

Usually Whole Foods, but worth a look in other markets - it can be either weirdly hard to find or somehow EVERYWHERE.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 07-10-2015, 02:08 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,609
Posted By nanoparty!
Cucina Antica's tomato basil is delicious, clean...

Cucina Antica's tomato basil is delicious, clean ingredients and only 4 net carbs per 1/2 cup! (6g total, 2g fiber, 1g sugar)
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