I just peaked at the link and the recipes look intriguing. I think I may try a few this week. An E salad has not happened since I usually do not like LF or FF dressings. It would be nice to find one I enjoy.
Thanks, ladies. Some good ideas. I think I'll try one of the dressings at the link itsgwen posted. I just love that she called the post, "Fat-Salad Dressings that don't taste like death". Ha ha -- that's certainly what we're looking for!!
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My husband loves thousand island so I made a homemade FF version using 1 T mayo and low fat cottage cheese, blendered, with some SF catsup I made frm the book. I added some stevia, dill pickle, minced onion, paprika and vinegar. It turned out very nice. Much better than eating a dry salad or lemon juice n vinegar. I need to make it again so I can put the measurements together so I can recreate it again.
I tried the fat free asian salad dressing last night on my salad and it was yum. I ended up not using the rice vinegar because I didnt realize there was added sugar in it. There were 6 carbs of sugar. So, used the red wine vinegar and only used 1 garlic instead of 2. I also added a teaspoon of sesame seeds for more oriental flair. I also added a little gluccie so it was a little thicker. I think I will use the left overs to dip my turkey mini meatloaves in as they need something. Would be good spread on chicken, too.
I used the base of the Hip Trim Honey Mustard but did this: Instead of the 2 tbs mustard or whatever it was, i used maybe 1 tsp of dijon. I added a sprinkle of Italian herb blend, and a bit of parmesan cheese. I added a bit of fresh onion (maybe 1 tbs) and 1 small garlic clove. Instead of 1/4 cup of cider vinegar, I did 2 tbs cider vinegar and 2 tbs lemon juice. Good amount sea salt, good amount pepper, and a scant 1 tsp of truvia.
Whazz all this in your blender and do the glucomannan thingie, as per recipe directions in book. I used EVOO instead of palm oil. It made a really yummy Caesar type dressing. If I'd only had anchovy paste, that would've made it taste really Caesar-y. It was delish.
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Hey Gwen, thanks so much for sharing your recipes for the dressing mixes! I made them up yesterday and tried the Greek dressing last night. It was delicious. I will probably keep that one in an S setting, but try the low fat stuff for E on the Ranch.
I was having trouble figuring out a dressing for my E salads. Now I just put Braggs Liquid Aminos on it. Be careful not to put too much on the salad or it will taste too salty. Love it!! I feel like I have finally found a good easy solution
gs3691: Hey, everyone. I need help! I started off so well, I lost 17 lbs. and was doing great! Then, well, summer happened, and I fell off the wagon. I got a call today and my doc says my bl sugar is too high and also cholesterol. I feel like such a failure!
Aug 12, 2014 12:07:12 GMT -5
gardenchick: Just got my book and have been gobbling it up. Trying to get started slowly, since I still need to buy some foods. I made a delicious dinner tonight... I was hoping it was an E meal...but I can't be sure. :/
Aug 12, 2014 20:44:59 GMT -5
steffanie3: gs3691 You can do this Please feel free to ask questions to get the support you need.
Aug 12, 2014 20:51:27 GMT -5
steffanie3: gardenchick, if you want to post up in one of the forums we could help you know for sure. You could post in http://trimhealthymama.freeforums.net/board/20/plan-general-discussion with your ingredients
Aug 12, 2014 20:52:51 GMT -5
whaven: I am trying to find information on Maca. Thanks for your help
Aug 13, 2014 12:32:22 GMT -5
mandy140: Where do I find the recommended items and where to buy them? I thought they would be on this web site. Like THM Sweet Blend, Whey powder, Gluccomannan, Konjac noodles, Chana Dahl beans. I can't seem to find my way around.
Aug 14, 2014 0:30:06 GMT -5
steffanie3: The Trim Healthy Mama store is http://store.trimhealthymama.com/ so far they have only released the sweeteners and Whey protein, the other items are "coming soon" not sure how long it will be
Aug 14, 2014 1:36:00 GMT -5
steffanie3: The only info I have on Maca whaven is in the book, sorry I am no help. I have just heard great things about it.
Aug 14, 2014 1:36:39 GMT -5
stacylynn: mandy140: I bought the konjac noodles and gluc powder at: www.konjacfoods.com, but found the chana dahl on Amazon! Check out the whey powder on www.swansonvitamins.com. Hx food stores and Grocery Outlet may be local options for you as well.
Aug 14, 2014 10:02:39 GMT -5
stacylynn: whaven: I researched Maca a bit more online at webmd and mercola websites. I purchased it at www.azurestandard.com. Blessings!
Aug 14, 2014 10:05:27 GMT -5
mandy140: I have a question about Whey Protein Powder. I read Serene's article on Whey, friend or foe? I checked Swanson's web site and there are so many Whey Powders there I can't find the one Serene recommended; the CFM. How do I know which it is? Thanks.
Aug 14, 2014 15:36:31 GMT -5
farmerblacks: I did THM for a few months and loved it. I got away from it when I had to have 2 surgeries in 6 weeks. I would like to get back to it, but now my husband has to be on a low sodium diet. Are there any THM families that also do low sodium?
Aug 14, 2014 17:07:38 GMT -5
steffanie3: mandy140, this is the one https://www.swansonvitamins.com/swanson-premium-whey-protein-powder-36-5-oz-1035-grams-pwdr
Aug 14, 2014 17:52:13 GMT -5
Blessed Beyond Measure: You can also now buy THM brand whey protein powder at www.trimhealthymama.com
Aug 16, 2014 17:39:10 GMT -5
vintagejva: If brown rice is acceptable on THM, can I then eat brown rice pasta?
Aug 18, 2014 16:33:53 GMT -5
steffanie3: vintagejva, the bottom of page 348 is a good reference for this (more as a side).
Aug 20, 2014 2:51:23 GMT -5
robbiesnest56: Do you make the ice cubes out of whole fat and low fat coconut milk so you have both options? Are they both S?[br]
Aug 20, 2014 18:24:44 GMT -5
ggwells: Ok new to the site. Want to keep it simple. I understand not to mix high fat with carbs. I love having eggs for breakfast sometimes. So can I have egg burrito with bacon. Then have to S meals for lunch and dinner?
Aug 25, 2014 5:18:51 GMT -5
steffanie3: All coconut things are best thought of as S, but you could use a small amount for FP robbiesnest56
Aug 27, 2014 0:55:38 GMT -5
steffanie3: ggwells, if you purchase some low-carb tortillas you could have a S meal and enjoy burrito. For how it effects lunch and dinner on THM you simply need to wait three hours before you next meal and switching fuels
Aug 27, 2014 0:57:20 GMT -5