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Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 04-23-2015, 12:14 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,639
Posted By pentimenti
Your brown sugar/cinnamon flavor might make some...

Your brown sugar/cinnamon flavor might make some nice meringue cookies. Just hydrate dried egg white powder with the syrup. Add other flavors as you see fit. Cream of tartar. Whip them until stiff....
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 04-19-2015, 02:25 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,599
Posted By pentimenti
Fajitas without tortillas. Tokyo Joe's has...

Fajitas without tortillas.

Tokyo Joe's has an option to double up the veggies to replace noodles or rice and they have at least one zero carb sauce.

Panera's hidden menu is okay-ish, but needs...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 04-03-2015, 12:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,520
Posted By pentimenti
I used never to eat at the movies, because poor....

I used never to eat at the movies, because poor. But now my honey is sitting right next to me with a huge tub of popcorn. Very hard.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 04-01-2015, 04:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,184
Posted By pentimenti
I restarted Sunday before last. Why did I...

I restarted Sunday before last.

Why did I ever leave? I know the 10lbs I've lost is mostly water weight, but it was uncomfortable, debilitating water weight. I feel soooo much better.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 04-01-2015, 04:48 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 23,472
Posted By pentimenti
Crack slaw. Even my veggie hating SO likes that. ...

Crack slaw. Even my veggie hating SO likes that.
Tuna, cheese, cauliflower, cream casseroles for cold weather comfort food. Linda has a couple of different recipes for that.
Fajitas with no...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 05-27-2014, 10:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,273
Posted By pentimenti
If your Subway does breakfast, you may be able to...

If your Subway does breakfast, you may be able to get them to do a breakfast bmt without the flatbread. Mine will do that for me.
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 11-08-2013, 12:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,400
Posted By pentimenti
And the really helpful notes regarding your...

And the really helpful notes regarding your experience with the recipes.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 10-29-2013, 11:40 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,094
Posted By pentimenti
There was a time when I thought I would never be...

There was a time when I thought I would never be able to look another Cobb salad in the face, but I must have backed off on them for a bit because they seem like a great idea now. I have been able to...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-10-2013, 07:38 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,450
Posted By pentimenti
I used oopsies quite a bit in the beginning. I...

I used oopsies quite a bit in the beginning. I think they were really helpful in adjusting to low carbing and a great way to indulge and feel normal at the beginning. I did make a batch a week or two...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 06-07-2013, 05:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 803
Posted By pentimenti
If I had filmed myself giving myself my first...

If I had filmed myself giving myself my first finger stick at home to test my blood sugar, it would be a feature length film. :o
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 04-10-2013, 09:44 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,169
Posted By pentimenti
coconut cake

I wish I could give the exact measurements, but I make something like a minute muffin only I use about 1/8 cup coconut flour, coconut sugar free syrup, baking powder, an egg, and dutch cocoa. I nuke...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 03-21-2013, 11:09 AM
Replies: 219
Views: 8,969
Posted By pentimenti
I've just realized that the time I've been doing...

I've just realized that the time I've been doing this is now the longest time I've stayed with any eating modification plan. Any.

My mom started putting me on diets when I was 10.

I did avoid...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 03-09-2013, 07:52 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 215,025
Posted By pentimenti
Was pleasantly surprised at a local Italian...

Was pleasantly surprised at a local Italian eatery when they took my no-pasta order in stride and offered the sauce over zucchini strips instead. I hope that catches on more.

I think I've had...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 03-09-2013, 07:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 700
Posted By pentimenti
B: Sleep! Although the projected BLIZZARD! was...

B: Sleep! Although the projected BLIZZARD! was pretty much a bust.
L: Indian buffet. A challenge, but good. I like saag paneer.
S: 1/2 One Minute Muffin modified with cream cheese and smoked...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 03-09-2013, 07:28 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,301
Posted By pentimenti
I would give you advice, but I think that...

I would give you advice, but I think that parental amnesia has set in to spare my fragile psyche reliving those years.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 03-06-2013, 07:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 913
Posted By pentimenti
Could be the snot. I'd forego weighing until...

Could be the snot. I'd forego weighing until you've cleared up.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 02-23-2013, 10:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,012
Posted By pentimenti
When I can't go to the gym (well, I have a...

When I can't go to the gym (well, I have a treadmill if I really want to exercise), I put on calypso music and make a fool of myself.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 02-23-2013, 10:45 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,175
Posted By pentimenti
There is one dish at one Chinese restaurant we go...

There is one dish at one Chinese restaurant we go to that is soft tofu, thousand year egg, green onion, sesame oil, rice vinegar and soy sauce. Some recipes I've seen call for sugar, of course. At...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 02-22-2013, 06:53 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,021
Posted By pentimenti
The best are the kind you pop fresh in the...

The best are the kind you pop fresh in the microwave.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 02-20-2013, 11:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,211
Posted By pentimenti
My gateway to low carbing was slow carbing -- Tim...

My gateway to low carbing was slow carbing -- Tim Ferris' 4 Hour Body. I did fairly well on that diet at first, but then became horribly sick of beans. My father also died around this time and...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 02-18-2013, 02:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 871
Posted By pentimenti
I have used them with dried egg whites to make...

I have used them with dried egg whites to make meringue cookies. I have used some with unflavored gelatin to make desserts. I'm pretty sure that you could make Italian sodas with some seltzer and...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 02-17-2013, 12:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,702
Posted By pentimenti
I'm glad it was posted, too. Interesting and...

I'm glad it was posted, too. Interesting and affirming.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 02-17-2013, 11:54 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,133
Posted By pentimenti
When I was stalled, I considered cutting my long...

When I was stalled, I considered cutting my long hair...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 02-16-2013, 11:19 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 8,469
Posted By pentimenti
At the aquarium last night I decided to go up the...

At the aquarium last night I decided to go up the stairs (equivalent of maybe 3 flights) while my SO was retrieving something from the car, so that I wouldn't be breathless when we started. I was...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 02-13-2013, 09:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,120
Posted By pentimenti
I stalled for a long time after losing about 13...

I stalled for a long time after losing about 13 pounds in the first two weeks. Seemed like forever. I don't really know what made the weight loss start again, because I've been focusing more on my...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 02-07-2013, 04:04 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 10,797
Posted By pentimenti
I haven't made these in a while -- I seem to...

I haven't made these in a while -- I seem to cycle on them. I put a teaspoon of onion power in mine and skip the cinnamon. With cream cheese, it's my everything bagel substitute.

I've made sweet...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 01-20-2013, 01:51 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,353
Posted By pentimenti
I make oopsie rolls about once a week. I make 12...

I make oopsie rolls about once a week. I make 12 rolls where the recipe says they make 6. I pair them in ziplocks and freeze them. If I know I'm going to be fast fooding, I take a pair with me.
...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 01-13-2013, 04:16 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 7,979
Posted By pentimenti
I did the 4-hour body (slo carbs) thing for a few...

I did the 4-hour body (slo carbs) thing for a few months in the beginning of 2012. I let that go when my dad was diagnosed with cancer and died within the month.

I was also getting more than...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 01-08-2013, 08:47 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,396
Posted By pentimenti
I get hot peppers on my JJ unwich. It makes me...

I get hot peppers on my JJ unwich. It makes me feel like I have eaten something.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 01-01-2013, 06:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,106
Posted By pentimenti
We have one Chinese restaurant near us that has a...

We have one Chinese restaurant near us that has a dish that is tofu and black egg with a dressing of sesame oil, soy sauce and green onion. Good if you are not avoiding soy and watch the amount of...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 01-01-2013, 05:33 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,998
Posted By pentimenti
His path will be different from my path -- he's...

His path will be different from my path -- he's going low calorie. I'm glad he's doing something. I think LC is more sustainable, but losing weight should help him too.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 01-01-2013, 05:17 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,672
Posted By pentimenti
I did pretty well through the holidays. We spent...

I did pretty well through the holidays. We spent Christmas with his family, and I brought shrimp and the lowest carb cocktail sauce I could find to be sure I would have something Christmas dinner. ...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 12-16-2012, 11:21 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,998
Posted By pentimenti
Yes, I can't lie to him about what's in stuff. ...

Yes, I can't lie to him about what's in stuff. That's partly how he got here to where he is.

Sadly, the news is about long-standing diabetes. It's affecting his eyes and that terrifies me.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 12-16-2012, 11:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,028
Posted By pentimenti
I would not count on it taking long for your...

I would not count on it taking long for your fertility to return. I conceived the month after I quit taking the pill, and that's not really a recommended way to do things.

However, the only time...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 12-16-2012, 10:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,362
Posted By pentimenti
Fortunately for me, the coconut oil is a...

Fortunately for me, the coconut oil is a self-limiting thing for me. I only had to suffer two or three times for me to really learn that one a day is all I can have.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 12-12-2012, 05:24 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,998
Posted By pentimenti
He is being overwhelmed right now with bad news...

He is being overwhelmed right now with bad news re: his diabetes. I think he really needs to give low carb a shot, but he has to decide that.

And you know what some of us do when we get bad...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 12-12-2012, 05:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 827
Posted By pentimenti
I recommend doing some stuff for yourself. You'd...

I recommend doing some stuff for yourself. You'd do it for a friend who was stressed.

Take a shower and let yourself bawl. Cry it out. Drink fluids after.

Take a bubble bath -- it's a good...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 12-11-2012, 04:30 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,998
Posted By pentimenti
Thank you all so much. A lot of good ideas. ...

Thank you all so much. A lot of good ideas.

Re: the soup idea, I bet if I call it "bisque," he'll eat it. :)
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 12-11-2012, 01:52 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,998
Posted By pentimenti
No spinach in anything. No green beans in bacon....

No spinach in anything. No green beans in bacon. No cauliflower. I think cauliflower as potato substitute is great, but I don't think he'll ever get there. He might be a super taster. He does...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 12-11-2012, 01:21 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,998
Posted By pentimenti
Vegetable Haters

I like vegetables; I could probably stand to add a few more to my diet. My guy, however, really needs to low carb, but hates vegetables. I think I've seen a person or too also profess a loathing for...
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