So here in MN it doesn't look like or feel like spring yet but it will come. So I am thinking ahead a bit. I need some good idea's for taking the kids on a picnic (we are all eating THM) that will do well in a bag. Also looking for some good camping idea's. We have a travel trailer so I could do just about anything but I would like some idea's that I could mainly put together at home and just have to heat while camping so momma doesn't spend all camping cooking. Or just some fast throw it together idea's. ThanksMisty
Chili is a wonderful camping meal, and easy to make ahead and reheat. If you want a biscuit or anything with it, I love the Country Biscuits with cheddar and jalapeño in the Muffins and Breads chapter. Those will need to be reheated too. My family usually takes along a bunch of Hebrew National hot dogs also. They're not full of junk like other hot dogs. They're great over a fire or heated up on the stove, and they're quick and easy. You can serve them with mayo, mustard, unsweetened pickle relish, etc. You could even pair it with some leftover chili. Eat them bunless, or make a low carb bread to serve them with. A great side dish is a cauliflower 'potato' salad. I don't remember if there's a recipe for that in the book or not. But it's easy to make ahead. Celery with peanut butter is a quick and tasty side or snack. Greek yogurt and berries are also easy and quick. And don't forget about sandwiches/wraps. Make some low carb bread if you like, or use Joseph's pitas. Deli meats, veggies, cheese, or PB, egg salad, tuna salad, etc.
Some of these things will work for picnics, too. Like the sandwiches, celery and peanut butter, and even the yogurt/cottage cheese with berries. The frozen berries keep the yogurt cold, but are perfectly thawed later so you can eat them without freezing your teeth.
steffanie3: Broth based soups are great for this time of year and a FC I did a modified "cabbage soup diet" soup with some boneless skinless chicken for protein, I just searched for an online recipe and left out some things if I remember right, I love cabbage
Nov 10, 2014 10:42:30 GMT -5
grammalynda: if there isn't a reply button on a thread (too old maybe?) should I start a new thread for that subject?
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steffanie3: Hmm, on the upper right as long as you are logged in there should be a reply button, but you sure can start a new thread if you want
Nov 19, 2014 19:52:11 GMT -5
grammalynda: I figured it out-when you do a search it takes you to the conversation-there is not a reply button-but the name of the thread is listed above the date and if you click that it takes you to the thread and the reply button. thanks stefanie3 and rebekahrl
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steffanie3: Lots of new posts in http://trimhealthymama.freeforums.net/board/3/serene-pearls-chats-tips-tweaks
Dec 5, 2014 10:41:01 GMT -5
tamagram: Trying to figure this whole thing out. Good Morning from Colorado!
Dec 10, 2014 12:51:00 GMT -5
glammom: Any suggestions as to where to purchase MCT oil? All new stuff to me. Purchase many items for plan on-line, some at Kroger, some at Trader Joes and Whole Foods. Any suggestions of locations to purchase MCT oil at brick and mortar stores?
Dec 11, 2014 15:03:23 GMT -5
steffanie3: GNC would likely have MCT or a health food store that carries Now Brand, that is one easy to find kind.
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steffanie3: tamagram~ welcome
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ttate53787: I have been put on a low residue diet. I am only allowed to eat refined grains. In order to follow this plan now would I just have to give up all breads? Any guidance on this type of diet? Thanks.
Dec 14, 2014 18:13:19 GMT -5
steffanie3: I haven't heard of a low residue diet, maybe make a post of a suggested menu you have been given and we could help?
Dec 15, 2014 13:47:29 GMT -5
Bryony: After numerous attempts at baking with coconut flour my husband and I just do not like the taste but especially the texture of it. Is there something else I can use in the recipes to replace the coconut flour?
Dec 19, 2014 12:19:20 GMT -5
steffanie3: It depends on the recipe Bryony, is there a certain one you have in mind? Almond flour and oat fiber are used in many yummy baked goods.
Dec 19, 2014 15:07:27 GMT -5
Bryony: Basically all recipes Steffanie. I have so many I would like use. Are almond flour and oat flour and/or oat fiber interchangeable with coconut flour?
Dec 19, 2014 16:01:07 GMT -5
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.
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