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Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-11-2012, 06:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 842
Posted By Carol21950
Have you eliminated all soy? It's in just about...

Have you eliminated all soy? It's in just about everything these days. I used to work with a woman whose grandson was allergic to soy and she said it was a nightmare, trying to find foods that...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-08-2012, 02:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 842
Posted By Carol21950
Some female cousins on my mother's side have...

Some female cousins on my mother's side have celiac disease, so I'm not really surprised.

So maybe no dairy, even with those tablets. Rats. Well, I'll check with the doctor, get some tests...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-08-2012, 09:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 842
Posted By Carol21950
Celiac AND lactose intolerant?

I've begun to suspect that I have one or both of these. For the past 10 days or so, I've been having strange feelings in my guts. No diarrhea, no constipation, very little bloating, just strange...
Forum: Celiac / Gluten-Free 08-08-2012, 09:30 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 9,145
Posted By Carol21950
Just read this thread, because I'm beginning to...

Just read this thread, because I'm beginning to think I have both lactose intolerance and gluten intolerance. I've already made a doctor's appointment and hope he will be able to figure out if it's...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 07-10-2012, 10:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,479
Posted By Carol21950
Mine does this, too, so I am happy to try the PAM...

Mine does this, too, so I am happy to try the PAM idea.
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 07-09-2012, 09:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,679
Posted By Carol21950
Esther, that is great news! I have some...

Esther, that is great news! I have some recently-bought Crisco, but hadn't read the label. You are a life saver.

I'm happy to use part coconut oil, though. A good compromise.
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 07-08-2012, 08:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,679
Posted By Carol21950
Thanks. I will give it a try. If they turn out...

Thanks. I will give it a try. If they turn out awful, I'll feed them to the ducks and geese! LOL
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 07-08-2012, 07:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,679
Posted By Carol21950
Can I substitute coconut oil for shortening?

I have a favorite cookie recipe that I would like to remake. It's at least 40 years old, which means it was created before the dangers of trans fats were widely known. The recipe calls for one cup...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 07-06-2012, 06:17 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,640
Posted By Carol21950
As far as I know. I get Torani syrups from Cost...

As far as I know. I get Torani syrups from Cost Plus World Market. For unflavored syrup, you can order that at the Marketplace on this board.

I've also seen bottles in places like TJ Maxx and...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 06-13-2012, 10:09 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,570
Posted By Carol21950
It sounds yummy! But I won't make it. Chocolate...

It sounds yummy! But I won't make it. Chocolate is a slippery slope for me, regardless of its form. If I go really crazy, I can gnaw on a square of unsweetened baking chocolate.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 02-02-2012, 04:59 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,247
Posted By Carol21950
I like dicing up an avocado, then mixing it with...

I like dicing up an avocado, then mixing it with cooked crumbled bacon, mayo, and (if desired) a little chopped tomato. To die for!
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 02-01-2012, 05:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,092
Posted By Carol21950
Coconut oil fights Alzheimer's?

My sister sent me a link to a TV segment about a doctor who found that giving her early-onset Alzheimer's husband coconut oil REVERSED some of his loss! I swear, I'm increasing my CO intake NOW! ...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 02-01-2012, 05:29 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,247
Posted By Carol21950
I'll never forget standing in the grocery store,...

I'll never forget standing in the grocery store, picking up some avocados, when this woman pauses and says, "I've never bought an avocado. How do you cook them?"

I said, "You don't, actually. ...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 07-25-2011, 01:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,609
Posted By Carol21950
OK, thanks!

OK, thanks!
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 07-25-2011, 09:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,609
Posted By Carol21950
Is there an eggless ice cream recipe?

I've looked and looked. Can't use any eggs at all.
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 07-22-2011, 08:54 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,409
Posted By Carol21950
[QUOTE=Domino;14833211]Good lord, I hope not. We...

[QUOTE=Domino;14833211]Good lord, I hope not. We have to keep that on hand for when our dog gets her tummy upset. :rolleyes: It's a good thing she's the best dog ever. QUOTE]

I was at our local...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 05-27-2011, 07:57 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,443
Posted By Carol21950
You can make cheesy chips in the microwave. I...

You can make cheesy chips in the microwave. I put a square of baking parchment (which is reusable) on a paper plate and make a small pile of either cheddar or Mexican 4-cheese blend. Then I nuke it...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 04-25-2011, 07:23 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,376
Posted By Carol21950
I made these with powder Splenda, coconut oil,...

I made these with powder Splenda, coconut oil, and a half teaspoon of molasses. They turned out great.

But it was a brand-new jar of coconut oil (Nutiva brand), and when I opened it, a strong...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 04-16-2011, 12:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,458
Posted By Carol21950
You can also nuke a little pile of cheese on...

You can also nuke a little pile of cheese on baking parchment in your microwave. Lots easier to clean up after.
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 04-15-2011, 04:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 860
Posted By Carol21950
Once the hot weather comes, that's my standard...

Once the hot weather comes, that's my standard breakfast.

I change it up with various syrups and flavors of protein powder, too.
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 04-15-2011, 10:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 860
Posted By Carol21950
It's Frappucino time!

Now that some parts of the country are warming up, it's time for me to post the Frappucino recipe again.

glass full of ice (regular drinking glass)
3 Tbs vanilla syrup (may also use French...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 04-13-2011, 04:47 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 160,219
Posted By Carol21950
I use mine for Fat Fast Flan. 6 eggs 1 cup...

I use mine for Fat Fast Flan.

6 eggs
1 cup DaVinci's or Torani syrup (vanilla, French vanilla, caramel, etc.)
2 cups heavy cream

Preheat oven to 325. You will need a 10" pie plate and...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 04-11-2011, 05:16 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 630
Posted By Carol21950
DC area: Erythritol?

I live in northern Virginia, near Washington, DC. I recently finished a container of erythritol, but have no idea where I got it. Anyone got any ideas?

Stores I have checked: Safeway, Giant,...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 11-24-2010, 11:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,422
Posted By Carol21950
If you add a little baking soda to the water, you...

If you add a little baking soda to the water, you don't need as much sweetener. The soda neutralizes some of the fruit acid.
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 11-23-2010, 07:22 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,245
Posted By Carol21950
I got a savory sweet potato casserole recipe from...

I got a savory sweet potato casserole recipe from Real Simple in my email. No sweetener at all, no marshmallows. Of course it's carby as heck, but you should be able to tweak it.

Sweet Potato...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 11-20-2010, 08:15 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,475
Posted By Carol21950
My mom used to make a chocolate dessert that was...

My mom used to make a chocolate dessert that was killer. She made it in a square cake pan. First, a layer of graham cracker crumbs. Then this mixture of chocolate, powdered sugar, and egg yolks...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 11-20-2010, 08:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,356
Posted By Carol21950
Had to go back to the Safeway this morning, so I...

Had to go back to the Safeway this morning, so I asked a clerk if they still carried almond meal. She said, "It's with the gluten-free items." I said, "Yep, and that's what all this is," waving my...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 11-19-2010, 04:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,356
Posted By Carol21950
@Watcher: OK, I will go back to TJ's and check...

@Watcher: OK, I will go back to TJ's and check by the nuts. Or, I might call them first, and save the gas and time! I have bought raw whole blanched almonds from Whole Foods, and ground them up,...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 11-18-2010, 09:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,356
Posted By Carol21950
Linda, no, our area doesn't have those stores. ...

Linda, no, our area doesn't have those stores. I'll just wait a few days and try WF again. I have enough to try making that Cranberry Surprise Pie. I think DH can eat that.
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 11-17-2010, 06:08 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 14,555
Posted By Carol21950
Soobee, I think the only thing we can all consume...

Soobee, I think the only thing we can all consume is water.

I did host Easter dinner one year and nearly drove myself nuts.
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 11-17-2010, 06:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,356
Posted By Carol21950
At Trader Joe's, I was looking just for the meal...

At Trader Joe's, I was looking just for the meal in the aisle with all the other flour and baking items. When I didn't see it (and they may not carry it), I figured I'd just go to Whole Foods, since...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 11-17-2010, 11:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,356
Posted By Carol21950
Can't find almond meal anywhere!!

Just came back from a shopping excursion, and NOBODY had any almond meal! Not Safeway, not Whole Foods, not Trader Joe's. I could see the gap on the shelves at WF where the almond meal had been,...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 11-17-2010, 08:34 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 14,555
Posted By Carol21950
So many of these recipes look delicious! ...

So many of these recipes look delicious!

This year, we're not hosting the Thanksgiving dinner, but are bringing cranberry sauces and salad.

It's always hard to come up with foods everyone...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 11-16-2010, 06:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,198
Posted By Carol21950
It looks great but I would have portion control...

It looks great but I would have portion control issues with this. (drool)
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 11-16-2010, 06:39 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 13,446
Posted By Carol21950
I would love to make that jalapeno sauce, but too...

I would love to make that jalapeno sauce, but too many folks in the family have digestive issues.

This year, DD and DSIL are hosting, and I've been given the task of bringing a green salad and the...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 11-12-2010, 12:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,637
Posted By Carol21950
I had bought an 8-oz package of blanched...

I had bought an 8-oz package of blanched (skinless) almonds, and had it in the freezer. I put them, frozen, in the food processor and ground them up fairly small, doing a batch at a time. Then I...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 11-12-2010, 06:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,494
Posted By Carol21950
@ Charski: I thought the first couple of...

@ Charski: I thought the first couple of suggestions had WAY too much sweetener. 2-3/4 cups of sweetener? For pumpkin?

@ StarrySky: That one looks good, but I'd rather avoid using so much...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 11-10-2010, 06:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,494
Posted By Carol21950
I'm still looking, folks. Any ideas?

I'm still looking, folks. Any ideas?
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 11-09-2010, 06:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,402
Posted By Carol21950
There's also the Fat Fast Flan: 2 cups heavy...

There's also the Fat Fast Flan:

2 cups heavy whipping cream
6 eggs
1 cup vanilla SF syrup (or other flavor)

Preheat oven to 325. Spray a 10" pie plate with cooking spray.

In mixing bowl,...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 11-09-2010, 06:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,402
Posted By Carol21950
I pour some cream over pecan halves, add a dash...

I pour some cream over pecan halves, add a dash of cinnamon and maybe some Splenda, and eat it like granola breakfast cereal.
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