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Old 09-20-2007, 05:09 AM   #211
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I have all her cookvooks, and they are among my favorites. I love her 500 Low carb Recipes and her 500 More Low Carb Recipes. I use her Slow Cooker book all the time. I enjoy, but use less her barbecue, smoothie, and Every Calorie Counts books. The last one she upped the carbs a little to save calories. I have to be extremely careful of my carbs, so it's not as useful to me, but many people love it.
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Old 09-20-2007, 07:08 AM   #212
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Hi there! Do you have this cookbook? If so, are all the recipes quick and easy like this, using regular food items? I was thinking of getting a cookbook or two of hers and wasn't sure what they were like and what ones were the best. Any comments would be great. Thanks!

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Hi Lianne!

Yes, most of the recipes use readily ingredients and they are pretty darn easy. I highly recommend this cookbook.

Like Soobee pointed out, her latest cookbook features higher carb recipes so I can't vouch for that one.

You have the Smoothie book Soobee? How are the recipes in it?
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Old 09-20-2007, 10:10 AM   #213
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frozen chicken breast
Soy Sauce
Tarragon Vinegar

Throw it all in a casserole dish with a lid, making sure the chicken breasts are really well covered with the sauce and bake for an hour at about 400 (depending on your oven). Simple and easy and makes good snacks when cut into strips. Good time saver when you can't watch a skillet. Could throw all this in a crock too in case you can't be at home.
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Old 09-20-2007, 05:50 PM   #214
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They look very interesting. I am not a big smoothie drinker, so I have only tried a few. She has some good ideas while keeping the carb count down.
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Old 09-20-2007, 06:10 PM   #215
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They look very interesting. I am not a big smoothie drinker, so I have only tried a few. She has some good ideas while keeping the carb count down.
Thanks! I may see if I can find it on eBay.
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Old 09-26-2007, 09:02 AM   #216
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Crock Pot Roast

Thank you all for the great recipes. Here's one of my favs.
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Crock Pot Roast

3-4 lb chuck roast (leaner roasts like shoulder don't have quite the flavor)
1 can Cream of Mushroom soup
Salt and pepper
1 medium onion, quartered

Salt and pepper raw roast and place in crock pot. Place undiluted soup and onion on top. Cook on low 8-10 hours. Enjoy.


You can remove the roast when you get home from work and put carrots, potatoes and/or mushrooms in the "gravy". Turn crock pot setting to "hi" for about an hour.
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Old 09-26-2007, 09:51 AM   #217
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Crock Pot Roast

3-4 lb chuck roast (leaner roasts like shoulder don't have quite the flavor)
1 can Cream of Mushroom soup
Salt and pepper
1 medium onion, quartered

Salt and pepper raw roast and place in crock pot. Place undiluted soup and onion on top. Cook on low 8-10 hours. Enjoy.
Yum, I am going to have to try this one, since I have all those ingredients. Thanks!
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Old 09-26-2007, 11:47 AM   #218
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I tried the Pot Roast and Janice I love it.
Had it Sunday.
My name is Janice also

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Old 09-26-2007, 01:11 PM   #219
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I made this last weekend, easy and tasty!

Orange Chicken

chicken thighs
Heinz One Carb B-Q Sauce
S. F. Orange Marmalade
soy sauce

Put the thighs in crock pot, mix the B-Q sauce, marmalade and soy sauce together and pour over thighs. Cook 6-8 Hours on low, 3-4 Hours on high.

I didn't put amounts because you can adjust this to whatever size you want.
Also, you can sprinkle some garlic powder, salt and pepper and any other spices on the thighs when you put them in the pot. You can thicken the juices by cooking down or adding some guar or xanthan after removing the thighs. I served them with steamed broccoli and devilled eggs - yummy!
This sounds really good. I just seen a similar recipe in Kraft Foods Mag and i was going to make a LC version. Where can I find the sf marmalade and the low carb bbq sauce?
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I tried the Pot Roast and Janice I love it.
Had it Sunday.
My name is Janice also

Happy Cooking
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It is a great and easy recipe, isn't it? And, if it's possible, it's better the second day.

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Old 09-26-2007, 05:01 PM   #221
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Fashay - Walmart for the B-Q Sauce and either Walmart or probably any grocery store for S.F. Marmalade. The Kraft magazine is where I got the recipe, just changed to make lc and added spices and thickened sauce.
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Old 09-28-2007, 05:20 AM   #222
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I can't find the Low Carb BBQ Sauce, does Heinz still make it?

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Old 09-28-2007, 02:33 PM   #223
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Look for KC Masterpiece Classic Blend. It's low carb/low calorie and lower in both than Kraft, plus it taste ALOT better. Some places have it, some don't.

Recipe for those that like spicy

beef or pork roast
small jar of pepperocini peppers

put roast in crock pot, add salt/pepper
put jar of pepperocini peppers in, juice & all
cook til it falls apart....(probably 4-6 hrs) pull w/ forks, add BBQ sauce OR
don't cook so long and eat with or without BBQ. Yummy
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Old 09-28-2007, 04:57 PM   #224
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Look for KC Masterpiece Classic Blend. It's low carb/low calorie and lower in both than Kraft, plus it taste ALOT better. Some places have it, some don't.

Recipe for those that like spicy

beef or pork roast
small jar of pepperocini peppers

put roast in crock pot, add salt/pepper
put jar of pepperocini peppers in, juice & all
cook til it falls apart....(probably 4-6 hrs) pull w/ forks, add BBQ sauce OR
don't cook so long and eat with or without BBQ. Yummy
Mmmm! I love this! I have done it a few times.
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Old 10-16-2007, 01:19 AM   #225
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Old 10-16-2007, 02:37 AM   #226
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This is going to sound weird, but we love it!

tilapia fillets
oil
beef fajita seasonings

Brush the fillets with oil then sprinkle fajita seasonings. Grill indoors or outside. AWESOME.
That's the great thing about Tilapia. ... It can take on the flavor of anything.

I like it with spaghetti sauce and mozzarella ..... or olive oil and wine vinegar.
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Old 10-21-2007, 02:44 PM   #227
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Old 10-21-2007, 03:13 PM   #228
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Old 10-22-2007, 12:11 PM   #230
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I have some chicken tenders, frozen whole green beans, and some Italian dressing mixed together in the crock pot. Looks and smells really good. Gonna serve that with some penne pasta tonight.
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Old 10-23-2007, 12:26 AM   #231
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I have some chicken tenders, frozen whole green beans, and some Italian dressing mixed together in the crock pot. Looks and smells really good. Gonna serve that with some penne pasta tonight.
So how did it taste? It sounds wonderful.
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Old 10-23-2007, 02:53 AM   #232
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I had the best meal last night!

I went to Giant Food Store and picked up the asian chili/garlic sauce (1 carb for 1 TBSP) and some chili oil. I like spicy food. I got to thinking this is really nothing added but red pepper flakes.

So i went home last night and had some left over wingettes. I put them in a large skillet. I poured one bottle of low carb BBQ sauce over the wings. I then sprinkled red pepper flakes and 1 packet of splenda over the BBQ sauce . I kept spooning and turning the wings in the sauce and keeping them covered. Then i got a great idea!
Why not add raw brocolli to it! So i got some raw brocolli out and put in in the pan also.....I felt the steam would soften the brocolli. Continued to keep it covered and spooning the sauce over the brocolli and chicken wings.

Once the brocolli was a little softened, i turned off the heat and just left it covered.

I then put it on to plates and put some soy sauce on it and WOWOWOWOWOW it was fantastic!

Definately will use this BBQ recipe with dried red pepper flakes on a chuck roast in the slow cooker.....YUM YUM YUM!!!!!!
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So how did it taste? It sounds wonderful.
It turned out really good. Even my picky daughter liked it.
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Old 10-31-2007, 10:26 PM   #234
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Fashay - Walmart for the B-Q Sauce and either Walmart or probably any grocery store for S.F. Marmalade. The Kraft magazine is where I got the recipe, just changed to make lc and added spices and thickened sauce.

Thanks What kind of spices did you add and how did you get the sauce to thicken?
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1 pd Hamburger(leanest)
1 each big red and green pepper,chopped
1 small red onion,chopped

In nonstick pan add burger and season(sometimes I add Fajita seasoning),cook a few minutes and then add peppers and onions cook tell done....DEEEEEEELISH

This is very good topped with chopped up Tomato and Cilantro
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Hmm just made a lovely dish. Skinless boneless chicken thighs, Italian dressing, cream cheese (I used lower fat) Put in crockpot low for several hours. It was delish. Next time I will add canned chopt mushrooms.
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Seth, as far as I know, you can still get the Heinz One at Walmart.

Fashay, I used garlic powder and I think a bit of sesame oil, black pepper and I thickened it with xanthan gum.

I'm glad to see this again, think I'll make it this weekend.
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