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Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 02-22-2010, 08:57 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 123,455
Posted By Houston Heather
I'm pretty fond of the one-minute muffin. I had...

I'm pretty fond of the one-minute muffin. I had one, with some orange extract, and spices, for breakfast. It was a delightful treat when I got up at 3 AM.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 02-15-2010, 08:28 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 34,951
Posted By Houston Heather
I recently got: Chinese cabbage: $1.20 (3...

I recently got:
Chinese cabbage: $1.20 (3 pounds)
1 pound fresh green beans: $.99
1 large bunch fresh spinach: $1.50
Bunch celery: $1.29
1 pound block cheese: $3
2 pounds bulk sausage: $5
30...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 02-15-2010, 08:28 AM
Replies: 260
Views: 83,780
Posted By Houston Heather
I recently got: Chinese cabbage: $1.20 (3...

I recently got:
Chinese cabbage: $1.20 (3 pounds)
1 pound fresh green beans: $.99
1 large bunch fresh spinach: $1.50
Bunch celery: $1.29
1 pound block cheese: $3
2 pounds bulk sausage: $5
30...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 01-27-2010, 05:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 784
Posted By Houston Heather
Stir fry with garlic in olive oil. :love:

Stir fry with garlic in olive oil. :love:
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 01-10-2010, 07:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,091
Posted By Houston Heather
Sometimes the local store might have cut up...

Sometimes the local store might have cut up turkey wings, too. Those are pretty good

<<<--chicken-hater
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 01-08-2010, 03:51 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,836
Posted By Houston Heather
Make them into coins and dip them. Learn to...

Make them into coins and dip them. Learn to carve roses?

I personally cannot abide them, but I'll think on this.

You could grate them into salad, too. Grate them into some hot soup. I...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 01-02-2010, 12:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,250
Posted By Houston Heather
Potted meats, turkey spam (2 carbs per serving)...

Potted meats, turkey spam (2 carbs per serving) come to mind.

My husband was on a soft diet for a while after his stroke. Everything was well tolerated except the pureed fish. GACK.
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 12-13-2009, 05:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,475
Posted By Houston Heather
Thank God for the migraines. :laugh: I...

Thank God for the migraines. :laugh:

I can't do any kind of nut, including nut flours.
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 11-09-2009, 04:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,099
Posted By Houston Heather
I like to stick a meat therm., season, get some...

I like to stick a meat therm., season, get some big hickory and mequite chunks, fire up the coals, and SMOKE that bad boy! When internal temp gets up to 165, it's done.

You will probably cook...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 11-05-2009, 05:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,753
Posted By Houston Heather
Put a little cinnamon, ground cloves, and nutmeg....

Put a little cinnamon, ground cloves, and nutmeg. Or just cinnamon - I can never afford pumpkin pie spice for my pumpkin pudding and that's what I do.

I would never put that much splenda into...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 09-17-2009, 03:52 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,906
Posted By Houston Heather
Frozen, precooked sausage patties. They are...

Frozen, precooked sausage patties. They are awesome when I am tired and need to eat. I just wrap it up and nuke it.
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 09-01-2009, 01:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,657
Posted By Houston Heather
I cook them on the smoker. I use very low heat,...

I cook them on the smoker. I use very low heat, and season with pepper and garlic powder, uncovered, with lots of wood smoke. When they get up to 165 degrees, I put sauce on them 'cause DH likes it.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-29-2009, 08:08 AM
Replies: 260
Views: 83,780
Posted By Houston Heather
Foodtown has specials on pork butt roast - 88...

Foodtown has specials on pork butt roast - 88 cents a pound. I got a fantastic roast for $5.29 today - at least 5 pounds cooked meat.

Medium pork ribs were $1.49 for very meaty ribs, so DH got...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-29-2009, 08:08 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 34,951
Posted By Houston Heather
Foodtown has specials on pork butt roast - 88...

Foodtown has specials on pork butt roast - 88 cents a pound. I got a fantastic roast for $5.29 today - at least 5 pounds cooked meat.

Medium pork ribs were $1.49 for very meaty ribs, so DH got...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 06-16-2009, 06:22 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 12,932
Posted By Houston Heather
I get the BBQ spice at Foodtown, a local grocery....

I get the BBQ spice at Foodtown, a local grocery. It's in with the 66 cent bottled spices.

I like it because it's a blend, but doesn't have sugar. If you aren't uptight about TINY amounts of...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 06-15-2009, 05:30 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 12,932
Posted By Houston Heather
My favorite is my own design; pumpkin pudding. ...

My favorite is my own design; pumpkin pudding.

I wanted something desserty, without chocolate or nuts - because I get migraines. I came up with this:

Pumpkin Pudding
1 15 ounce can plain...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 05-18-2009, 11:56 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,526
Posted By Houston Heather
I like to take 2 microwavable sausage patties. ...

I like to take 2 microwavable sausage patties. Mike until hot and juicy. Spread cream cheese between both patties, and mash together to make a sandwich. Yummy!
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 05-09-2009, 06:07 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,790
Posted By Houston Heather
I tend to agree.. although Mom always swore one...

I tend to agree.. although Mom always swore one of her best freinds gained 100 pounds on the old school anti-d's back in the 80's.

All my meds are "supposed" to cause weight gain, but I didn't...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 05-09-2009, 12:43 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,790
Posted By Houston Heather
Miss, I don't have suicidal depressions anymore. ...

Miss, I don't have suicidal depressions anymore.

It works.
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 05-04-2009, 05:10 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,013
Posted By Houston Heather
I just figured out where you live, Fiz. :laugh: ...

I just figured out where you live, Fiz. :laugh:

I am not very well organized so I don't do coupons. I don't have a printer, either. :laugh:

I'm cooking up that beef and veggie soup right...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 05-02-2009, 08:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 721
Posted By Houston Heather
Hmmmm. OK. Thank you! One last...

Hmmmm. OK.

Thank you!

One last question, do you peel? I have heard conflicting advice.
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 05-02-2009, 05:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 721
Posted By Houston Heather
Chayote questions

I'll be making some veggie soup tomorrow, so I thought I could cut up some chayote and put it in there?

Also, green chili stew, Wikipedia says that chayote is potatolike texture I thought maybe...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 05-02-2009, 03:44 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,013
Posted By Houston Heather
I already had a meaty soup bone (no bone,...

I already had a meaty soup bone (no bone, though!), eggs, and frozen veggies in the house.

Today I went to Foodtown:
Other stuff:
Ajax dishwashing liquid: 88 cents
Diet Dr 6 pack $2.49...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 05-01-2009, 02:04 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,013
Posted By Houston Heather
I'm going to Foodtown tomorrow. They have picnic...

I'm going to Foodtown tomorrow. They have picnic hams for 88 cents a pound! The pork chunks, whatever cut they were, were delicious in my crock pot.
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 04-27-2009, 06:18 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,013
Posted By Houston Heather
I have an older reciept from Foodtown - dated a...

I have an older reciept from Foodtown - dated a few weeks ago:
3.5 pounds Chicken thighs: $3.55
Beef soup bones, 2 pounds: 4.56 - will make almost a gallon of beef and veggie soup with my garden...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 03-29-2009, 08:51 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,478
Posted By Houston Heather
Manicure? :hyst: I'm in vending, I love...

Manicure? :hyst:

I'm in vending, I love to garden, and I'm a nailbiter. :laugh:

I'm going to side with "handling raw meat" - also deboning cooked chicken. I make my poor crippled husband...
Forum: General Health/Medical Issues 03-19-2009, 06:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 7,337
Posted By Houston Heather
Oh, happy to answer questions. I have a...

Oh, happy to answer questions.

I have a really severe form of bipolar illness (mixed episodes, see and hear things that aren't there, feel invisible bugs on my skin, got really paranoid, thought...
Forum: General Health/Medical Issues 03-19-2009, 04:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 7,337
Posted By Houston Heather
I take Lexapro and I've lost 60 pounds in a year....

I take Lexapro and I've lost 60 pounds in a year. I've been able to reduce my dosage by half, too.

AND I'm within 20 pounds of goal.

I'm sorry you're hurting. :hugs:
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 03-09-2009, 05:50 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,814
Posted By Houston Heather
Go Dex, go! You can do it! :) Some...

Go Dex, go! You can do it! :)

Some freinds have had better success quitting smoking if they take a 5-HTP supplement every day - 1-2 capsules first thing in the morning.

My mother died...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 03-07-2009, 06:27 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 50,566
Posted By Houston Heather
I miss the Diet Lemon Coke. In the...

I miss the Diet Lemon Coke.

In the afternoon/evening I brew up pitchers of iced decaf tea. It works pretty well for me. If you have an icemaker at work, you can just brew the tea double...
Forum: General Health/Medical Issues 03-05-2009, 06:09 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 35,858
Posted By Houston Heather
I get vertigo attacks when my allergies clog up...

I get vertigo attacks when my allergies clog up my ears.

:hugs: A decongestant generally does the trick. I get hyper but it works.
Forum: General Health/Medical Issues 02-21-2009, 11:11 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 34,125
Posted By Houston Heather
My husband is blind. A while back he had to get...

My husband is blind. A while back he had to get an MRI.

They said he was the best patient ever, the narrow enclosure didn't freak him out at all. :laugh:
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 02-16-2009, 04:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 607
Posted By Houston Heather
I'd love to. :) I'm in NW Houston.

I'd love to. :)

I'm in NW Houston.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 02-13-2009, 01:46 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 18,647
Posted By Houston Heather
I won't miss eating a whole tray of chocolate...

I won't miss eating a whole tray of chocolate zingers and telling my husband he already stocked them, then buying my own stash secretly and hiding them.

I never would have been caught eating a...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 02-02-2009, 03:01 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 34,951
Posted By Houston Heather
Here's what I got today at Foodtown. I already...

Here's what I got today at Foodtown. I already had eggs, cheese, and red meat.

1 pound frozen chopped Collard greens : $1.59
2 pounds frozen California blend (broccoli, cauliflower, carrots):...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 02-02-2009, 03:01 PM
Replies: 260
Views: 83,780
Posted By Houston Heather
Here's what I got today at Foodtown. I already...

Here's what I got today at Foodtown. I already had eggs, cheese, and red meat.

1 pound frozen chopped Collard greens : $1.59
2 pounds frozen California blend (broccoli, cauliflower, carrots):...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 01-22-2009, 06:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,474
Posted By Houston Heather
When I win the lotto, I'm hiring Linda Sue to be...

When I win the lotto, I'm hiring Linda Sue to be my personal chef. :laugh:
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 01-16-2009, 05:50 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,790
Posted By Houston Heather
Just a tip, don't combine 5-HTP with...

Just a tip, don't combine 5-HTP with antidepressants - nasty thing called serotonin syndrome will literally cook your brain. :eek:
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 01-14-2009, 05:45 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,790
Posted By Houston Heather
Blood sugar is right - I do have unstable blood...

Blood sugar is right - I do have unstable blood sugar now, which I didn't used to have before medication.

It will drop suddenly, and I'd better eat or else. Not much fun, but as Dad says,...
Forum: General Health/Medical Issues 01-14-2009, 03:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 53,218
Posted By Houston Heather
And I thought Lithium was bad! :hugs: for...

And I thought Lithium was bad!

:hugs: for everyone
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