Post by snowflakemommy on Mar 23, 2013 11:25:33 GMT -5
Hi! Haven't read book - it's on order. But in the mean time am reading up on it as much as possible. It appears there are a number of items that will be part of menus, the eating plan, etc. like Glucomannan Powder, stevia, Chana Dal Beans, certain greens for the smoothies, etc.
I'd like to make a shopping list so I'm stocked up to follow this without interruption due to missing an ingredient or anticipated food item that is routine for this plan.
IS there a shopping list of sorts? OR has someone made one up that is willing to share?
These are some of the things I didn't have that I bought and use the most:
Nunaturals stevia (make sure its pure) get it at Vitacost.com Glucomannan powder whey protein (swanson premium brand) flax or flax meal defattened peanut flour (I put a TBS in my Fat Stripping Frappe) almond flour egg whites almond milk low fat or fat free cottage cheese Greek Yogurt laughing cow cheese wedges (although Now I make Serene's Transformer Cheese Sauce more than use this its cheaper to make and you can use it in allot of the same things, for that you need the sharpest cheese you can find)
Some other things you might have already but might use more of are
Cabbage (it makes a nice noodle replacement cut very thin) Cauliflower (I like to buy frozen use it for creamy soup base, mashed potato and rice substitute for s meals) Eggs (you use allot of eggs to make some of the breads and muffins) Low fat chicken broth lettuce or greens (I like to buy the Organic baby spring mix at Sams Club for making Earth Milk) Mozzarella cheese and cheddar cheese (for pizza crust recipe, they have one that uses cauliflower and mozzarella but I like the one with mozz and cheddar best, its sooo good you might need more of this on hand for that I buy pre-shredded bags)
this is just a rough list so I hope it helps, everyone is different so you might find other recipes that use different thing than what I liked best. plus I could have things on hand you don't so I wouldn't think to tell you to get because they were already part of my list. Happy weight losing!!
Post by snowflakemommy on Mar 23, 2013 21:41:12 GMT -5
Jaidra, that was very helpful, thank you. Obviously without the actual book yet, I'm just setting up the kitchen. But definitely knew I was missing items that will need to become part of my typical stock at home. Deeply appreciate it. Eventually I'm sure to create a shopping list of must haves but I didn't want to derail before I got going!! TY again!
steffanie3: Not really, coconut flour is quite different as it absorbs lots of liquid and works best with plenty of eggs. I tend to like it mixed with other flours.
Dec 20, 2014 2:15:49 GMT -5
kristaflrealtor: Can I drink coffee with unsweetened almond milk at any time of the day, or just with meals? I am confused.
Jan 4, 2015 11:13:00 GMT -5
steffanie3: A splash of unsweetened almond milk in your coffee should be ok as a sipper
Jan 5, 2015 19:19:30 GMT -5
trishylalala: I'm super new and have been trying to follow the plan since Monday 1/5/2015. I have read alot of the book, but I wanted to start so I jumped in! I have the THM sweet mix but I tried MM receipe and I can't get it sweet with out being bitter? ideas?
Jan 9, 2015 1:22:39 GMT -5
lizs: Hi I am trying to figure out how i can still use my favourit protein shake (vega sport), it has 4,5g carbs, i usually drink it with coconut milk and seeds and berries so i thought it would be an S meal but then realized coconut milk has 6g carbs as well:-(
Jan 9, 2015 18:47:36 GMT -5
steffanie3: Welcome ladies Sometimes ladies miss the shoutbox and but still see the posts above (just a hint ). trishylalala sometimes that can be tricky, have you tried the range in the book yet?
Jan 10, 2015 12:05:20 GMT -5
steffanie3: lizs if you can post above the ingredients in a thread I can see if it can work. There is great info in the Pearl and Serene chats area about why they recommend a whey isolate that would be good to read
Jan 10, 2015 12:07:09 GMT -5
steffanie3: A super handy feature for finding things in the forums is within an area there is a search on the upper right and if you just start typing what you are looking forward (protein) all the posts with it in the title will automatically start coming up
Jan 10, 2015 12:08:15 GMT -5
lpayne: Would Van's blueberry waffles be a E selection? [br]What plan do Roma tomatoes fall in?
Jan 13, 2015 15:18:51 GMT -5
steffanie3: What are the Van's blueberry waffle ingredients?
Jan 13, 2015 21:50:14 GMT -5
steffanie3: Roma tomatoes are FP in moderation Be a bit more cautious in S and FP enjoy freely in E.
Jan 13, 2015 21:50:59 GMT -5
lpayne: The nutritional content is 2 waffles- Fat 6 grams, carbs 35 grams, 1g fiber, sugar 3 g, protein 2 g. I ate one waffles and 3 eggwhites cooked in coconut oil. Would that work for E breakfast?
Jan 14, 2015 11:02:48 GMT -5
steffanie3: Sorry lpayne, the ingredients are not on plan with the rice flour, potato starch, sugar. Have you tried the book pancakes? I think they are great
Jan 15, 2015 20:39:38 GMT -5
jostenger: Why do we peel the lemons in the Singing Canary?
Jan 18, 2015 15:20:04 GMT -5
steffanie3: You don't have to, in my experience it is way too much oil out of the peel for the drink for my tastes Might depend on the lemons as well, some might tend to be more bitter than others. I do zest most of mind to use the zest in other things.
Jan 19, 2015 2:35:24 GMT -5
krisnj: Good Morning! I am a beginner with THM. For breakfast today, I made the zucchini fritter with 1 tsp. coconut oil and had 1/2 c. of RF cottage cheese. Does that qualify as an S breakfast?
Jan 23, 2015 8:29:44 GMT -5
krisnj: New to forums! I probably should have posted my question above on a message board
Jan 23, 2015 8:35:28 GMT -5
steffanie3: The Zucchini are S with whole egg, so yes Welcome
Jan 24, 2015 12:20:59 GMT -5
muffinbaby52512: So much information but what I've read so far makes so much sense! Problem is I don't even know where to start!!
Jan 30, 2015 9:05:40 GMT -5