Post by andreahope on Dec 29, 2012 11:18:46 GMT -5
Pearl......I used Hershey's 100% Cacao Special Dark cocoa powder. It did turn out very dark, but it wasn't burned at all. Funny story.........I excitedly told my husband about my yummy breakfast yesterday and showed him the pic on the camera. He looked kind of confused and said that it looked like a big hunk of charcoal. I was like, "What?!?!?". Then I looked at the picture again and realized that what he said was true, it did look like a charcoal briquette. Hahaha!!! Before that, I had just seen the yummy, dark, chocolately, velvetiness of it. ))
Ha ha Andrea. I only thought that because I use the extra dark for my muffins too and that is what they look like. I guess it could look like a charcoal lump but not to me. Great idea on the SBJ, saving some cals instead of butter.
Post by nerdymomma on Dec 29, 2012 17:18:50 GMT -5
My 20 month old and I just split one of these, yum! The first I made for husband as his before-work snack. He looked at me and said "this is my snack? A brownie?" when I told him yes, and what was in it, he liked it! Though he said it was a bit bland, so the next one I made with a pinch of salt and the teeniest drizzle of vanilla. Much improved!
I've made these twice but can't get them cook all the way through! I used a 4 ounce Pyrex bowl for my "mug" and cooked in a toaster oven at 350. Even up to 12 minutes left most of the inside completely batter-like. Still yummy!!! But I would like to be able to eat it with my hands I don't really have anything ceramic I could use, but do you think that would make a difference? Should I go out and buy ramekins? Or maybe bake at a higher temperature? Other thoughts?
missyhi: Is drinking oolong tea ok when pregnant?
Jun 19, 2014 17:14:26 GMT -5
steffanie3: missyhi, if you are uncomfortable with something it is always good to ask your healthcare provider, Oolong is the type of tea served at most Chinese food restaurants
Jun 20, 2014 9:17:27 GMT -5
steffanie3: I drank a bit in pregnancy but not large quantities because of caffeine and not with my prenatal because I read teas can inhibit folic acid absorption, which for me was easy because I took them at night anyway and wasn't having caffeine then
Jun 20, 2014 9:19:01 GMT -5
wrapmama14: just got boxes of goodies in the mail! Red palm oil, Dreamfields, glucomannan, nunaturals and chia seeds!
Jun 20, 2014 11:50:14 GMT -5
cashen10: wrapmama14 you are about to have some fun!!!
Jun 20, 2014 12:50:18 GMT -5
babutler: Love the recipes in the book. My husband even likes most of them. If I could just stay on plan at work. It's hard because I am a nurse and work 12 hour shifts. I do ok until 4 or 5 start looking for something to eat.
Jun 20, 2014 19:44:34 GMT -5
gs3691: Any good ideas on cooking with quinoa? I tried only once, and I was not pleased with the outcome.
Jun 20, 2014 22:54:59 GMT -5
wrapmama14: I love quinoa in soups, add to chili's or broth soups for a more filling high protein meal. I love it but it is bland by itself.
Jun 21, 2014 8:46:54 GMT -5
steffanie3: I like it cooked in broth
Jun 22, 2014 18:37:16 GMT -5
maggiewonders: Quinoa mixed in with steel-cut oats makes a rockin' breakfast cereal. Wisk a half scoop protein powder w/almond milk & pour over, and then add whatever flavorings, sweetener, toppings - my usual is berries/yogurt/and a sprinkling of chopped walnuts.
Jun 23, 2014 23:40:48 GMT -5
shannonlynn: Does anyone have suggestions for a syrup that work on the plan? I originally ordered the Ali's All Natural they suggested in the book, but it is not available anymore. I tried a recipe from Pinterest, but wasn't happy with the taste.
Jun 25, 2014 13:03:16 GMT -5
steffanie3: Nature's Hollow makes some syrups (and other things) with xylitol, netrition.com carries them as probably other places online
Jun 26, 2014 0:44:55 GMT -5
sophia: Is the zucchini fritter supposed to be pretty big?
Jul 3, 2014 8:13:15 GMT -5
wannabeold: Is there an error in the Best Macaroon Cookies recipe? They were very dry.
Jul 4, 2014 22:17:22 GMT -5
steffanie3: I haven't made zucchini fritters Sophia, I think fritters are typically pretty good sized (deck of cards maybe).
Jul 5, 2014 22:35:50 GMT -5
steffanie3: I don't see a correction on the Macaroons, but I do add a bit more egg whites if they don't seem wet enough to stick together I really enjoy those.
Jul 5, 2014 22:36:51 GMT -5
gs3691: Does anyone have a good recipe for a plan-friendly squash casserole?
Jul 8, 2014 21:39:53 GMT -5
ajillbee: Help on Testosterone please? I can't find out if Testosterone hormone replacement (bio identical of course) can be harmful for someone who is pregnant or can potentially fall pregnant? Any answers please? Thanks
Jul 9, 2014 17:15:51 GMT -5
goguengal: What fruits are best to eat. I know berries are low glycemic but what other fruits work.
Jul 12, 2014 23:10:17 GMT -5