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Forum: JUDDD 05-24-2017, 02:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,054
Posted By piratejenny
I bought a grill (Farber, not George Foreman; I...

I bought a grill (Farber, not George Foreman; I *love* it) and my chicken came out very well.

I really like the grill because (1) food loses a LOT less moisture; (2) it cooks from both sides at...
Forum: JUDDD 05-01-2017, 03:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,054
Posted By piratejenny
Thanks, everyone! I don't care how...

Thanks, everyone!

I don't care how labor-intensive the process is, as long as I get good results! I'll make a whole bunch at once and freeze it, then DS can just take out what he needs.
...
Forum: JUDDD 05-01-2017, 06:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,054
Posted By piratejenny
So Leanne & Carly--you cut up the raw chicken...

So Leanne & Carly--you cut up the raw chicken breast and cook the little pieces?

I'm not sure how to cut chicken tenders, but I'll Google it. :)

(My mom's been a vegetarian since I was 3, so I...
Forum: JUDDD 04-30-2017, 03:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,054
Posted By piratejenny
Fool-Proof chicken breast techniques?

My son wants me to cook boneless, skinless chicken breasts that he can cut up and put on salads.

I am having trouble figuring out how to make them chewable without a slow-cooker or Instant Pot....
Forum: JUDDD 12-28-2016, 04:59 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,914
Posted By piratejenny
*Avoid folic acid!!! I was going crazy with...

*Avoid folic acid!!! I was going crazy with insomnia, then I figured out folic acid was a large part of the problem.

*Melatonin is more effective in a split dose. Take 3mg (or half of a 5mg...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 10-14-2016, 09:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,683
Posted By piratejenny
I don't like the jarred garlic because it usually...

I don't like the jarred garlic because it usually has citric acid or vinegar or some preservative added to it that gives it a sour/funky taste, which just ruins some foods. I made the mistake of...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 10-14-2016, 07:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,674
Posted By piratejenny
I have a couple tips for chili: 1) Fry the...

I have a couple tips for chili:
1) Fry the spices, or at least any cumin seeds, with the onions and oil. Or roast in a dry cast iron pan. It really brings out the flavors! (This is done in Mexican...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 10-05-2016, 08:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,395
Posted By piratejenny
*I skip garlic in quiche because it reacts...

*I skip garlic in quiche because it reacts weirdly with eggs and turns a horrid neon green color.

*I put onions in every quiche! Sauteed or slightly caramelized

*The traditional Quiche...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 09-10-2016, 11:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,907
Posted By piratejenny
Hi, I've been reading LC bread recipes for days,...

Hi, I've been reading LC bread recipes for days, and I'm just wondering, how do you end up with so many different dry ingredients? Did you try a batch with 100% Carbalose, and it didn't turn out...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 09-05-2016, 11:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,582
Posted By piratejenny
Sugars (and carbs, of course) can suppress or...

Sugars (and carbs, of course) can suppress or strain the immune system. The most healing diet is low-carb or even short fasts (basically ketogenic, because you're getting calories from your stored...
Forum: JUDDD 09-05-2016, 09:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,211
Posted By piratejenny
And a little more in the post after that: ...

And a little more in the post after that:

http://www.lowcarbfriends.com/bbs/showpost.php?p=16306574&postcount=24

A couple other things I have come across that are supposed to be helpful are...
Forum: JUDDD 09-05-2016, 08:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,211
Posted By piratejenny
Hi, Katie! :hiya: I have never heard of...

Hi, Katie! :hiya:

I have never heard of "homeopathic vitamins" but I have no faith at all in homeopathy... I worked in 3 different health food stores for several years all together, and I am into...
Forum: JUDDD 09-02-2016, 09:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,908
Posted By piratejenny
Hi! :hiya: Well, sometimes it's 1/4 of an...

Hi! :hiya:

Well, sometimes it's 1/4 of an avocado, or something I've already defrosted, or there's just 1 small serving left, or it's something delicious I've been looking forward to for a couple...
Forum: JUDDD 08-28-2016, 08:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,908
Posted By piratejenny
Hi again. :) I found a clinic that takes my...

Hi again. :)

I found a clinic that takes my insurance, got an appointment within a week, and less than an hour after I left, the pharmacy texted me to let me know my Victoza was ready to be picked...
Forum: JUDDD 08-19-2016, 11:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,823
Posted By piratejenny
I like keeping frozen veggies on hand since I...

I like keeping frozen veggies on hand since I only do a big shopping once or twice a month.

I steam veggies (usually broccoli or extra-fine green beans), put them in a serving bowl, add some EV...
Forum: JUDDD 08-19-2016, 09:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,442
Posted By piratejenny
I "hide" all snacky things in cupboards where we...

I "hide" all snacky things in cupboards where we can't see them, and the only food in sight is fruit, onions, bread/tortillas, spices, flour, things like that. I even put candy and chips in places...
Forum: JUDDD 08-19-2016, 05:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,682
Posted By piratejenny
Not medical advice or personal experience, but...

Not medical advice or personal experience, but IMO JUDDD is probably the way we humans ate for millenia before conveniences like canning and refrigeration were invented, and I think we're still very...
Forum: JUDDD 08-19-2016, 05:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,908
Posted By piratejenny
Nice to hear from y'all! :heart: My doctor's...

Nice to hear from y'all! :heart:

My doctor's assistant called me and said they will give me a couple more samples next week to get me through to October.:kicking: I might have to decrease the dose...
Forum: JUDDD 08-19-2016, 10:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,908
Posted By piratejenny
Popping in to say hi!

Hey, y'all!

I think there might be some "old" BUDDDS around who remember me. :)

I was in a terrible car accident in Sept 2014--anniversary is coming up. :(
I had dozens of bone fractures. I...
Forum: JUDDD 05-26-2016, 08:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,088
Posted By piratejenny
I wold recommend taking digestive enzymes, if you...

I wold recommend taking digestive enzymes, if you don't already. After a DD, a regular or large meal could be a bit of a shock to your tummy!
I take enzymes with meals and papaya enzymes after if...
Forum: Vegetarian 05-20-2016, 05:04 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 6,746
Posted By piratejenny
I worked in the juice bar at 3 or 4 health food...

I worked in the juice bar at 3 or 4 health food stores over the years...
I can't remember any precise recipes at the moment
(customers tended to request all kinds of crazy combos!)
but my fave...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 05-20-2016, 11:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,124
Posted By piratejenny
Ricotta & cream cheese have more fat/less protein...

Ricotta & cream cheese have more fat/less protein than cheeses like cheddar, etc. Make egg & cream cheese pancakes, eat with butter, peanut butter or creamed vegetables; have a small salad with oil &...
Forum: Other Plans 05-12-2016, 11:07 AM
Replies: 2,015
Views: 146,426
Posted By piratejenny
I liked his quip about "dropping dead"! :lol: ...

I liked his quip about "dropping dead"! :lol:

There's so much talk about how insulin neeeds to be ABSENT in order to access stored fat; are there other hormones that need to be PRESENT in order to...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 05-12-2016, 10:44 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,633
Posted By piratejenny
IMO it's a lot of money for ZERO nutrition. I use...

IMO it's a lot of money for ZERO nutrition. I use zucchini noodles or LC wraps/tortillas/crepes (cut into strips, or left whole & stuffed, like manicotti, or even whole like a pancake & topped with...
Forum: Other Plans 05-11-2016, 10:36 AM
Replies: 2,015
Views: 146,426
Posted By piratejenny
A fat fast is about*80-90% of calories from fat,...

A fat fast is about*80-90% of calories from fat, but also somewhat low-calorie, 1000-1200/day. (Ususally recommended for 3-5 days max.) Higher calories, same fat % would be more like a keto diet.
Forum: Other Plans 05-10-2016, 10:49 PM
Replies: 2,015
Views: 146,426
Posted By piratejenny
I've been doing something similar, by...

I've been doing something similar, by accident...I've been eating smaller meals, but I'm still hungry, so I wait an hour or two and have another small meal (or seconds). At first I felt bad about it...
Forum: Other Plans 05-10-2016, 09:34 AM
Replies: 2,015
Views: 146,426
Posted By piratejenny
SlowSure--what does "BL" (BL piece, BL hormones)...

SlowSure--what does "BL" (BL piece, BL hormones) stand for?
I can usually figure these things out but I must have missed a post or page somewhere :)
Forum: Atkins Induction 05-09-2016, 09:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,558
Posted By piratejenny
Here's a big thread on it-- ...

Here's a big thread on it--
http://www.lowcarbfriends.com/bbs/showthread.php?t=843690&highlight=egg+fast
Forum: Other Plans 05-09-2016, 10:15 AM
Replies: 2,015
Views: 146,426
Posted By piratejenny
A few pages back there was some discussion about...

A few pages back there was some discussion about a Dr Mercola article, and "dawn phenomenon" and gluconeogenesis.

Another term for this, especially when it occurs at times other than "dawn", is...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 05-06-2016, 09:15 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,303
Posted By piratejenny
To the OP--I think I kinda left out part of what...

To the OP--I think I kinda left out part of what I was thinking :doh:
which is that if your pasta attempts are not holding up well to the boiling, maybe you could roll out lasagna pieces, cook...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 05-03-2016, 08:19 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,303
Posted By piratejenny
I didn't read thru the whole thread to see if...

I didn't read thru the whole thread to see if this has been suggested, but I take any LC "pancake"or wrap recipe (cream cheese/egg, ricotta, zucchini, coconut flour, pysillium fiber), cook them into...
Forum: JUDDD 04-28-2016, 05:38 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,427
Posted By piratejenny
Yesterday I fasted until about 4pm ( I just...

Yesterday I fasted until about 4pm ( I just wasn't hungry at all); I got sleepy at 12:30, and was asleep by 1am. Woke up at 8am.

Any kind of fasting/skipping breakfast tends to bring on insomnia...
Forum: Other Plans 04-25-2016, 01:44 PM
Replies: 2,015
Views: 146,426
Posted By piratejenny
As far as I can tell, you can't smell the basic...

As far as I can tell, you can't smell the basic flavors--salt, sweet, sour, bitter. (I know people say they can smell "the salt air" at the ocean, but I think they're smelling fish & seaweed & stuff!...
Forum: JUDDD 04-25-2016, 06:44 AM
Replies: 341
Views: 17,605
Posted By piratejenny
Vlo-- :hugs: Sorry you have so much stress! ...

Vlo-- :hugs: Sorry you have so much stress!

I get those sudden 4-6lb gains too, sometimes in just 2 or 3 days! It's so frustrating...I know it can't be ALL fat, but it's still the wrong direction!
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 04-23-2016, 05:08 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,839
Posted By piratejenny
Erythritol (It's not "cooling" like xylitol) ...

Erythritol
(It's not "cooling" like xylitol)
Truvia
Monkfruit (the little skinny Girl squeeze bottles)

Most of the sweet things I have are diet soda, Mio, SF Da Vinci syrups, and SF Jell-O, so...
Forum: Other Plans 04-23-2016, 08:26 AM
Replies: 2,015
Views: 146,426
Posted By piratejenny
Sigh...gentrification! :annoyed: I used to get...

Sigh...gentrification! :annoyed: I used to get oxtails for $2.99/lb, which I still thought was expensive because there's not much meat on them, but now they're $6.99/lb!!! I may have to go back to...
Forum: Other Plans 04-22-2016, 07:14 PM
Replies: 2,015
Views: 146,426
Posted By piratejenny
FYI--it's not just bones that make a broth gel,...

FYI--it's not just bones that make a broth gel, but cartilage and skin; I get a good thick gel much more quickly from these than just bones.The bones from chicken thighs have some good knobs of...
Forum: Other Plans 04-21-2016, 06:51 PM
Replies: 2,015
Views: 146,426
Posted By piratejenny
Is being unable to sleep because of fasting or...

Is being unable to sleep because of fasting or some external stress like work?

I have noticed a connection with fasting (and even calorie restriction like JUDDD) and insomnia.

Even if I just...
Forum: Other Plans 04-20-2016, 09:10 PM
Replies: 2,015
Views: 146,426
Posted By piratejenny
:hugs:

:hugs:
Forum: JUDDD 04-20-2016, 08:42 AM
Replies: 341
Views: 17,605
Posted By piratejenny
Not even any gurgles or rumbles? Well...are...

Not even any gurgles or rumbles?

Well...are you home? Are you going to be near a bathroom all day??? I would hate to suggest taking more if you're going to be stuck in traffic or anything at any...
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