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Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 05-13-2011, 09:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,992
Posted By TheHealthyAdvocate
Have you tried coconut sugar, or palm sugar? It...

Have you tried coconut sugar, or palm sugar? It isn't low carb, but it is low glycemic. I think it rates a 35 on the GI scale, where regular brown sugar rates somewhere close to 100. I use it the...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 03-02-2011, 09:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 727
Posted By TheHealthyAdvocate
Don't you LOVE receiving a package in the mail?...

Don't you LOVE receiving a package in the mail? It's like a gift (that you forget you purchased), and you get incredibly excited while opening it. I love getting my package of coconut flour, coconut...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 02-22-2011, 07:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,700
Posted By TheHealthyAdvocate
I've purchased the PB2 recently, and I still have...

I've purchased the PB2 recently, and I still have half of the jar left. I settled for this, but really wanted the FitNutz. I would also like to hear reviews on this product.

Since trying powdered...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 02-22-2011, 12:49 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,545
Posted By TheHealthyAdvocate
That gives me an idea for coconut flour. I think...

That gives me an idea for coconut flour. I think I will try this recipe using coconut flour for the regular flour, while adding more eggs or other liquid. Thank you Julie!



I love this flour...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 02-22-2011, 12:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,109
Posted By TheHealthyAdvocate
Yes, you can substitute oat flour for the quinoa....

Yes, you can substitute oat flour for the quinoa. You can also use buckwheat, which I often use in place of quinoa. This way I can be sure it is gluten free. Thanks for the suggestions!

Also, I...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 02-21-2011, 05:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,109
Posted By TheHealthyAdvocate
Thank you for the comments. :) @ouizoid and...

Thank you for the comments. :)

@ouizoid and @carolynF - Thank you for the ideas about the raisins. Perhaps next time I will cut the raisins and soak them in water before adding them to the batter....
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 02-21-2011, 03:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,659
Posted By TheHealthyAdvocate
Thank you Julie and Starry Sky! :)

Thank you Julie and Starry Sky! :)
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 02-21-2011, 03:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,235
Posted By TheHealthyAdvocate
I think coconut milk (full fat) that comes in...

I think coconut milk (full fat) that comes in cans can be substituted for cream, although there are some limits. For example, it will not whip like heavy whipping cream. You can do that with coconut...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 02-21-2011, 02:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,659
Posted By TheHealthyAdvocate
Thank you Julie and Starry Sky! :)

Thank you Julie and Starry Sky! :)
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 02-21-2011, 02:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,392
Posted By TheHealthyAdvocate
Wow Julie, that's awesome! I love Asian cuisine,...

Wow Julie, that's awesome! I love Asian cuisine, and have been making "noodle" bowls for lunch with zucchini pasta (made in a spiralizer), fresh veggies, mushrooms, sprouts, cayenne pepper, olive...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 02-21-2011, 02:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 879
Posted By TheHealthyAdvocate
That sounds so lovely! Almost like an English...

That sounds so lovely! Almost like an English breakfast. I would LOVE to splurge on something like this. Recently I saw a benedict's sauce in the Better Homes and Garden cook book, and I'm thinking...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 02-21-2011, 02:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,109
Posted By TheHealthyAdvocate
Cinnamon Raisin Bread Recipe w/ Pics

http://i302.photobucket.com/albums/nn102/maybrandon_2008/SANY0434.jpg

I was playing around in the kitchen about a month ago with the available ingredients I had on hand, and came up with this...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 02-17-2011, 11:37 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,053
Posted By TheHealthyAdvocate
I forgot to mention that I will be trying the...

I forgot to mention that I will be trying the recipe again soon, to see if I didn't make a mistake. I looked online and one recipe says that 2 cups dried coconut will make 1/2 cup of coconut butter,...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 02-17-2011, 11:33 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,053
Posted By TheHealthyAdvocate
I made coconut butter yesterday afternoon after...

I made coconut butter yesterday afternoon after reading this post. The only thing that makes it different from store bought coconut butter is the caloric content. For the Artisan brand of coconut...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 02-16-2011, 08:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,659
Posted By TheHealthyAdvocate
Thank you fourstubbs and magnamaster! They taste...

Thank you fourstubbs and magnamaster! They taste even better than they look! :)
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 02-16-2011, 07:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,266
Posted By TheHealthyAdvocate
I just recently saw Silk's version at the store...

I just recently saw Silk's version at the store the other day, too. I thought about giving it a go, but now that I have a nut milk bag strainer, I'm able to make all my nut milks at home for less...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 02-15-2011, 06:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,659
Posted By TheHealthyAdvocate
You really should try these! They are taste...

You really should try these! They are taste incredibly expensive, rich and gorgeous. You really think you are committing a crime against nature, but in a really, really good way (that sort of made...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 02-15-2011, 10:25 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,304
Posted By TheHealthyAdvocate
I just received a dehydrator too beeb! I make...

I just received a dehydrator too beeb! I make kale chips quite a lot. I will be growing kale in the garden, so hopefully I can make even more later in the season! I do need help on getting good...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 02-15-2011, 10:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,659
Posted By TheHealthyAdvocate
Low Carb (All Natural) Chocolate Covered Cherries - With Pictures!

After receiving chocolate covered cherries every year for Christmas when I was little, I decided to try my hand at an all natural, sugar free chocolate covered cherry recipe. Homemade chocolate...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 02-09-2011, 09:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,239
Posted By TheHealthyAdvocate
I like to add a little cream cheese to give it a...

I like to add a little cream cheese to give it a closer texture to real mashed potatoes, himalayan sea salt, pepper, nutritional yeast, butter or olive oil, a little water or raw milk. Hope this...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 12-19-2010, 09:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,985
Posted By TheHealthyAdvocate
Your menu is very interesting! We are the...

Your menu is very interesting! We are the traditional turkey and ham, cornbread stuffing (mock cornbread stuffing for me!), green bean casserole and the like. I can't wait to share with my family...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 12-19-2010, 09:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,791
Posted By TheHealthyAdvocate
I can usually substitute 1/3 cup of coconut flour...

I can usually substitute 1/3 cup of coconut flour for 1 cup of regular flour, while adding enough eggs to make up for the volume. A recipe I made today (Honey Sandballs!) I used coconut flour and had...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 12-19-2010, 09:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,100
Posted By TheHealthyAdvocate
NuNaturals is a brand most people like. Sometimes...

NuNaturals is a brand most people like. Sometimes I purchase a brand on eBay; it is a very good quality stevia extract and non-bitter. I find that stevia works extremely well when you mix it with...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 12-04-2010, 10:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,799
Posted By TheHealthyAdvocate
Yes! I make my own version of their "Pumpkin Pie...

Yes! I make my own version of their "Pumpkin Pie Spice Latte". It's sooo good. I don't use any sugar free syrup, as I try and stay away from artificial sweeteners.

For the sugar free Pumpkin Pie...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 12-04-2010, 10:10 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,994
Posted By TheHealthyAdvocate
I substitute sunflower seed meal a lot for my...

I substitute sunflower seed meal a lot for my almond flour recipes. It turns out with a different taste, but the end results are quite the same--delicious and nutritious. I know that if you bring...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 12-02-2010, 08:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,186
Posted By TheHealthyAdvocate
I actually do not care for sweet potatoes as a...

I actually do not care for sweet potatoes as a sweet dish. I treat them like regular baked potatoes and make them savory. I also mash them the same way I would regular white potatoes. You can also...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 12-02-2010, 08:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,760
Posted By TheHealthyAdvocate
I like what pooticus said earlier about healing...

I like what pooticus said earlier about healing our relationship with food, and eat according to hunger and not "just because". As you said, though, this isn't a problem for you, but I'm on a journey...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 11-14-2010, 09:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,260
Posted By TheHealthyAdvocate
I've used it a couple of times. I have a bag in...

I've used it a couple of times. I have a bag in my freezer right now. I'm not sure what makes it low glycemic, though. Agave is low glycemic but is basically bad news because of its high fructose...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 11-14-2010, 09:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 27,633
Posted By TheHealthyAdvocate
I wish they would take out the Splenda all...

I wish they would take out the Splenda all together. I know many low-carbers have their own views on artificial sweeteners, but I just don't sit well with ingesting chemicals and chlorinated sugar...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 10-18-2010, 09:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,240
Posted By TheHealthyAdvocate
Thank you hockey_gal! I guess your mistakes are...

Thank you hockey_gal! I guess your mistakes are our gains. This has really helped me in my kitchen experimentation! :)
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 10-18-2010, 09:51 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,574
Posted By TheHealthyAdvocate
Sometimes I boil 1 cup of water along with a tea...

Sometimes I boil 1 cup of water along with a tea bag and let it steep overnight for a very strong tea the next day. Other times I let the hot water and tea bag steep in the mug for about 10 minutes,...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 09-25-2010, 08:54 AM
Replies: 1,439
Views: 502,647
Posted By TheHealthyAdvocate
Crispy Omelette, Raw Chocolate Ice Cream, Low...

Crispy Omelette, Raw Chocolate Ice Cream, Low Carb Coconut Flour Pizza, Faux Tortillas, Grain Free Low Carb Enchiladas, Coconut Flour Gingerbread
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 09-25-2010, 08:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,112
Posted By TheHealthyAdvocate
I have made this as a cake, and it turns out...

I have made this as a cake, and it turns out well. I only use about 4 eggs in my bean cake recipes, and for the frosting, I use an avocado cocoa frosting (it seriously does taste good!).

One...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 09-25-2010, 08:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,159
Posted By TheHealthyAdvocate
Will you take a picture?? I made Lauren's...

Will you take a picture??

I made Lauren's chocolate cake the other night, with a few variations--and that on is to live for!
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 09-24-2010, 06:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,780
Posted By TheHealthyAdvocate
You know, I have really thought about this...

You know, I have really thought about this intensely. I wanted something that would be both low in calories, as well as low in carbohydrates. I think a water base would taste too gross. Perhaps...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 09-24-2010, 06:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,159
Posted By TheHealthyAdvocate
Dottie - Thank you for the recommendations! I...

Dottie - Thank you for the recommendations! I have thought about blending, but have been to scared. I will try it out.

Carolyn - It does seem to be that way, doesn't it? Perhaps it's just trial...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 09-23-2010, 06:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,159
Posted By TheHealthyAdvocate
Working with Almond Flour

I have read that you should use twice as much almond flour to replace wheat flour in a recipe. Also, you should half the fat, and cut down the liquid by a 1/4 in the recipe, as well.

Does anyone...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 09-20-2010, 07:35 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,982
Posted By TheHealthyAdvocate
I am going to be making pumpkin waffles on the...

I am going to be making pumpkin waffles on the Equinox, to celebrate Fall. I have waited so long! I will tell you how it turned out.
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 09-20-2010, 05:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,000
Posted By TheHealthyAdvocate
Oh my gosh, I just made a tea two seconds ago...

Oh my gosh, I just made a tea two seconds ago that tastes and smells just like pumpkin pie. I will post the recipe as soon as I can make it *perfect*.
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 09-17-2010, 05:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 7,879
Posted By TheHealthyAdvocate
You're welcome! :) I hope you guys enjoy them.

You're welcome! :) I hope you guys enjoy them.
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