So these are a bit like the Reese's Peanut Butter Cups/Eggs. I just made mine round shape. I adapted this recipe from one I found online. It's not exactly like a peanut butter cup but yummy, kid and husband approved, and rich.
1 8 oz package of 1/3 less fat Cream cheese
1/2 C butter
2 Tbsp coconut oil(Louanna brand so it didn't have the coconutty flavor)
1 C Peanut flour
1 tsp vanilla extract
10-12 shakes Nustevia Pure Extract Powder(out of tiny holes)
Combine all ingredients with an electric mixer until smooth and mixed well. Then shape into round patties and place on a waxed paper lined cookie sheet and freeze for about 20 min. I made 20 patties. I could have made them a little thinner I think and gotten quite a few more.
Make a recipe of skinny chocolate(from THM book). Dip patties with a toothpick to fully cover in chocolate. Then dip a second time. You may want to make a double batch of skinny chocolate as I ran out with about 4 left to be double dipped. Keep in the refrigerator. (I put them in the freezer and a couple hours later I thought we might break our teeth trying to take a bite plus the middle is tastier when creamy and smooth and not frozen).
I hope you all get a chance to try them and enjoy! They are YUMMY!! And they worked out on the first try. I hate to waste ingredients so was very happy they were tasty.
Pearl, I knew about the calories but also just didn't want to have to buy more specialty ingredients as I don't have swerve. So was trying to figure out how to get a drier/creamy not wet texture without powdered type sugar and thought, DUH!, peanut flour and tada recipe created!
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?
Nov 18, 2014 22:06:22 GMT -5
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
Nov 20, 2014 22:49:02 GMT -5
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.
Dec 13, 2014 12:59:58 GMT -5
steffanie3: tamagram~ welcome
Dec 13, 2014 13:00:08 GMT -5
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.
Dec 20, 2014 2:15:49 GMT -5