You could make some E style French toast, using egg whites and Slim Belly Jelly to top it. It's also great to dip in E style soups, make an E style sandwich with lean protein, veggies, mustard if you wish, and some light mayo or a light laughing cow cheese wedge if you're not a purist. I like to use some low fat cottage cheese to make my sandwiches more moist. Actually, cottage cheese on toast is delicious, either sprinkled with sea salt and black pepper, or with slim belly jelly on top for a sweet version. Those are some of my favorite ways.
O.k. so, my daughter made the soudough starter. I mixed up our first batch of bread today. It's been sitting on the counter rising for almost 5 hours now. And it has barely risen at all. Does this mean we didn't catch enough wild yeast? I plan to bake it in a couple more hours. Hoping we don't have bricks! :-)
I baked the first 3 loaves, ( there were 6), last night. They did end up rising almost double.Took the first out after baking about an hour. It was still gooey inside and stuck to the pan. I baked the others another hour or more. They rolled out of the pan and were not so gooey. The other 3 I left overnight and put in the oven at 4:30 this morning. Don't know how they turned out. (I am gone with my husband today, and they were still in the oven.) They did turn out very heavy... maybe our starter will sour more, I think maybe the dough was too wet....
My newbie question: Have made SD bread weekly for past couple of years. Is it okay to continue with that recipe (starter - flour (sometimes a mix of different ones) - salt - water - sometimes yeast for added fluff - sometimes seasonings/add-ins like olives & herbs, etc) - - or must I modify to factor in something important for compliance sake?
THMfan I could not remember where I had read about warm roasted garlic on sourdough bread, it was YOU! Thank you for that suggestion, it is so amazingly good!
You can still use your sourdough recipe as long as you're not using white flour (processed from the store) for the majority of the recipe. Just make sure you allow the 7 hrs (at least) rise time. Some add in's will be fine, just be aware the olives are a higher fat food & might push the fat amount per slice a bit high, depending, of course, on how much you use.
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steffanie3: Yes the ingredients trump the "numbers" is the saying. It is important to keep in mind the numbers (other than the 45 limit in an E for carbs) are all post book and not intended to be the focus on THM, just keeping foods in their proper fuel categories
Feb 8, 2015 0:24:57 GMT -5
steffanie3: as well as eating on plan options. A good exampt is a mini snickers might be able to be squeezed in somehow with numbers, but isn't a nourishing on plan meal option
Feb 8, 2015 0:25:49 GMT -5
daisymae27: Hi! I just finished the book, and it all makes so much sense! I just have one question. What amount of healthy fat ( per Smeal or per day) is recommended if you're wanting to lose weight?
Feb 8, 2015 10:51:12 GMT -5
steffanie3: daisymae27 Welcome There isn't a set number, in an S meal you are to eat until satisfied, not stuffed but satisfied. You can have up to a 1/3 of a batch of Skinny Chocolate a day is the only fat guideline I can think of off the top of my head.
Feb 9, 2015 22:10:03 GMT -5
steffanie3: You do want to be respectful of things like heavy cream with lots of calories and not as "pure" of fat as coconut oil Does that help?
Feb 9, 2015 22:10:45 GMT -5
daisymae27: Yes, that does help. I have been putting coconut oil with a little THM sweetener in my coffee and then blending it in the blender. It's really good! I guess After years of diets that require me to count fats, I'm afraid I might overdo it.
Feb 10, 2015 9:38:47 GMT -5
dynamo: So, I remember reading somewhere that 2 light rye wasa crackers can be used in a FP, but the nutritional info says that 2 crackers is 11 net carbs.. isn't the limit 10 net carbs for FP? Does anyone have an explanation for this? TIA! : )
Feb 11, 2015 17:49:18 GMT -5
steffanie3: Yes two light rye Wasa for FP, one in S, or four in E. Rye is very gentle on blood sugar and they are super low cal
Feb 12, 2015 16:33:20 GMT -5
htebe: is there a substitute for oolong tea? seems I have everything but
Feb 15, 2015 7:19:47 GMT -5
stacylynn: trimhealthygma4him - what is overwhelming to you? Maybe we can help you!
Feb 16, 2015 10:27:04 GMT -5
stacylynn: htebe - I have subbed green tea for oolong before. They aren't a perfect switch, but I believe they are close enough to sub for one another. What do the rest of you think?
Feb 16, 2015 10:30:58 GMT -5
steffanie3: I agree Green tea can be subbed in Earth Milk so I took that as they were similar. I personally like all kinds of teas and drink both at different times. Many types have their own benefits, I would use what you have for now
Feb 16, 2015 12:45:45 GMT -5
steffanie3: Don't miss out on participating in http://trimhealthymama.freeforums.net/thread/3301/menu-monday-february-16th
Feb 16, 2015 18:09:15 GMT -5
kari1052: does anyone have a package of not naughty rice or pasta they wouldn't mind selling. I want to try it before investing in a case of it in case I hate it.
Feb 22, 2015 11:41:28 GMT -5
steffanie3: kari1052 it wouldn't be the same brand, but Swanson's Vitamins sells individual bags of konjac noodles, Miracle noodle brand. Although I prefer THM's (and THM's are cheaper even with shipping) you could get the basic konjac noodle idea that way
Feb 23, 2015 14:46:09 GMT -5
perla: Do any of you still eat any of the RAW recipes from Serene's previous cookbook? I would like to be able to implement the "Sun-dried tomatoe spinach pasta" and the "Classic Green Bean Salad" recipes. Are those still within the THM boundries?
Feb 24, 2015 18:27:44 GMT -5
caroljoy20: Any one have the super food chocolate chews that contain peptides???
Feb 28, 2015 11:01:05 GMT -5