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Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 11-17-2017, 07:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 177
Posted By Charski
I think it's really beneficial to understand WHY...

I think it's really beneficial to understand WHY you are doing this? If Atkins is your plan, go back and re-read the 1972 version of Dr. A's books. That was my A-HA! moment - re-reading and...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 11-17-2017, 07:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 104
Posted By Charski
I'm thankful that we can actually pick up and...

I'm thankful that we can actually pick up and move elsewhere, which we are in the process of doing. Won't be an "official" Thanksgiving celebration here, but we are gonna probably get some Chinese...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 11-17-2017, 04:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 77
Posted By Charski
Like Cat's experience, my "new" (once upon a...

Like Cat's experience, my "new" (once upon a time!) dual fuel oven had a convection cycle and a regular cycle in the big oven side, only regular for the smaller warming oven. It automatically...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 11-17-2017, 09:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 112
Posted By Charski
What Cathy says! Start off with small amounts and...

What Cathy says! Start off with small amounts and build up.

I use the Tropical Traditions expeller-pressed CO - theirs is of high quality and the EPCO doesn't smell or taste of coconuts at all. DH...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 11-15-2017, 07:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 201
Posted By Charski
I found what worked best for me was to simply...

I found what worked best for me was to simply power through it. Eating or drinking anything sweet just keeps the cravings going!

A few days and I was over the hump.

I've heard L-glutamine...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 11-15-2017, 06:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 445
Posted By Charski
So, did you get your MRI? Any news yet?

So, did you get your MRI? Any news yet?
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 11-15-2017, 06:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 283
Posted By Charski
I use a digital probe thermometer - the kind with...

I use a digital probe thermometer - the kind with a probe and then an attached cable that snakes out the oven door and into the digital readout. I set it for the appropriate temperature and then...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 11-15-2017, 05:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 232
Posted By Charski
Here at least, you can go to the Indian market...

Here at least, you can go to the Indian market and get a jar of fried onions - nothing but onions and palm oil - nice and crispy! Nothing bad in them at all. I like them as well as, if not better...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 11-14-2017, 11:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 232
Posted By Charski
MMMMMMM that sounds easy and good. I always keep...

MMMMMMM that sounds easy and good. I always keep canned french-style green beans on hand. Thanks girlfriend! Great idea!
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 11-14-2017, 11:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 223
Posted By Charski
BARBO! How the heck are you doing? Been...

BARBO! How the heck are you doing? Been thinking about you and hoping you're doing better!

:love:

:hugs:
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 11-13-2017, 09:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 445
Posted By Charski
Whoa, Cat - 22 pounds? Yikes girl, you need to...

Whoa, Cat - 22 pounds? Yikes girl, you need to EAT!

Did you get them to move your appointment up?
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 11-12-2017, 09:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 340
Posted By Charski
We really enjoy both of these recipes: ...

We really enjoy both of these recipes:

http://lowcarbfriends.com/bbs/showthread.php?t=419426&highlight=cheesy+cabbage

http://lowcarbfriends.com/bbs/showthread.php?t=539357&highlight=stuffed
...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 11-11-2017, 09:47 AM
Replies: 287
Views: 83,517
Posted By Charski
Glad you bumped this up - this remains our...

Glad you bumped this up - this remains our favorite carrot cake, low carb or not!
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 11-10-2017, 04:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 290
Posted By Charski
Have you tried any of Jennifer Eloff's books? I...

Have you tried any of Jennifer Eloff's books? I love them because for the most part, they use easy-to-find ingredients and I don't really recall her putting specific name brands in most of the...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 11-10-2017, 03:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 426
Posted By Charski
What I do is micro-bake the potatoes til they're...

What I do is micro-bake the potatoes til they're just tender, let them cool off on the counter, refrigerate, and the next day (or whenever I want them) I pop them into the toaster oven at 400* for...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 11-10-2017, 10:15 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 485
Posted By Charski
It certainly hasn't been without its bumps in the...

It certainly hasn't been without its bumps in the road, but things seem to be moving in the right direction now :aprayer: - hoping it all goes smoooooothly til close of escrow now!

I'd LOVE to...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 11-10-2017, 10:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 153
Posted By Charski
Extra-light olive oil might work - Costco sells...

Extra-light olive oil might work - Costco sells it in big containers. It has a high smoke point (468*, which is actually higher than peanut oil!); another one to consider would be refined coconut...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 11-10-2017, 10:04 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 485
Posted By Charski
Our plans are NO plans - our escrow on this house...

Our plans are NO plans - our escrow on this house is supposed to close the 27th, so we'll be very busy the week prior, moving ourselves to temporary quarters - we may go out on Thanksgiving, we may...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 11-06-2017, 06:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 314
Posted By Charski
Here is a discussion about it from our Recipes...

Here is a discussion about it from our Recipes Help forum:

http://lowcarbfriends.com/bbs/showthread.php?t=889726&highlight=allulose
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 11-06-2017, 01:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 317
Posted By Charski
Wow, great idea - I'll have to try that! I...

Wow, great idea - I'll have to try that!

I lay mine out in a single layer on two big rimmed baking sheets, then spray with olive oil spray - gets a nice light even coat on them - then sprinkle...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 11-05-2017, 10:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 260
Posted By Charski
Mmmm, sounds good, and I may try it with...

Mmmm, sounds good, and I may try it with Carbquik, since I don't have a lot of the other stuff at hand right now. I'll probably also do them in the oven - I prefer a nice dry exterior on my cupcakes...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 11-04-2017, 06:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 679
Posted By Charski
Me too, I got like $60 back, so obviously I had...

Me too, I got like $60 back, so obviously I had spent some money on it prior to the lawsuit! :laugh: And that didn't count the stuff I bought locally in grocery stores, just what I had bought...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 11-04-2017, 10:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 276
Posted By Charski
I noticed the good applewood smoked bacon at...

I noticed the good applewood smoked bacon at Costco had come down in price a bit. Still a little over $4 a pound but better than it WAS.

I think it's all these dang cooking shows that tout pork...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 11-03-2017, 10:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 468
Posted By Charski
The grains go on forever! :laugh: They just...

The grains go on forever! :laugh: They just keep multiplying, hence people giving them away. If you have Freecycle or Craigslist, try searching on them for the kefir grains - lots of times I see...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 11-03-2017, 10:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 384
Posted By Charski
This is my all-time favorite LC pizza crust, and...

This is my all-time favorite LC pizza crust, and I've tried most of them out there. You can top this up with any of your favorite LC toppings. It's excellent the next day cold too!
...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 11-03-2017, 10:20 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 679
Posted By Charski
I use it occasionally, but since I learned about...

I use it occasionally, but since I learned about the whole resistant starch thing, I am more likely to just get regular pasta, cook it ahead of time, chill it at least overnight, and then reheat it -...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 11-02-2017, 07:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 382
Posted By Charski
Dottie how'd that posole turn out? I love that...

Dottie how'd that posole turn out? I love that stuff.

I usually do a red posole with chicken or turkey and a green one with pork. Looking forward to your review of the green one with chicken!
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 11-02-2017, 10:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 276
Posted By Charski
Good price! I bought two 3-pound packs...

Good price!

I bought two 3-pound packs earlier this week at Grocery Outlet and they came out to just over $4/pound. I HATE paying that much, but ya gotta have BACON and we don't care for anything...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 10-31-2017, 12:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 307
Posted By Charski
Yeah, I can see that - sounds like a good idea in...

Yeah, I can see that - sounds like a good idea in that case, and the extra protein :up:
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 10-31-2017, 12:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 420
Posted By Charski
Beef jerky and pepperoni snack sticks need no...

Beef jerky and pepperoni snack sticks need no refrigeration and are fairly lightweight.
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 10-30-2017, 05:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 307
Posted By Charski
I've made plenty of pumpkin pies following the...

I've made plenty of pumpkin pies following the recipe on the back of the can, substituting granular Splenda for the sugar and cream for the canned milk and it has turned out perfectly each time. I...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 10-30-2017, 11:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 764
Posted By Charski
Me too! Are they dried, frozen, fresh? Would...

Me too! Are they dried, frozen, fresh? Would love to look for them but not sure I want to go up and down every aisle to do it! :)
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 10-30-2017, 12:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 871
Posted By Charski
I love pumpkin soup but I am NOT a fan of that...

I love pumpkin soup but I am NOT a fan of that sausage/pumpkin recipe - I'm in the minority though! The combination of flavors just was :sick: to me.
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 10-29-2017, 07:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 427
Posted By Charski
LOL, yeah, well, I was a network administrator...

LOL, yeah, well, I was a network administrator and trainer in my "real life" - doesn't mean you KNOW everything about every bit of software/hardware out there! :)
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 10-28-2017, 12:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 911
Posted By Charski
Like any other eating plan, NO, it's not good for...

Like any other eating plan, NO, it's not good for EVERYONE, for various reasons. I don't do a regimented fasting plan, but I DO try very hard to only eat when I'm hungry, and some days that takes me...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 10-28-2017, 10:12 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 5,817
Posted By Charski
You cannot beat the folks here for camaraderie,...

You cannot beat the folks here for camaraderie, good ideas, great recipes, and generosity in sharing their fails as well as their successes! We learn as much from the fails as the successes, maybe...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 10-27-2017, 10:22 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,772
Posted By Charski
Bumping up for this year's fall soup making...

Bumping up for this year's fall soup making efforts - love this one!
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 10-27-2017, 10:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 871
Posted By Charski
This is another favorite this time of year: ...

This is another favorite this time of year:

http://www.lowcarbfriends.com/bbs/showthread.php?t=709385
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 10-27-2017, 10:19 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 871
Posted By Charski
This is a favorite of this household and was my...

This is a favorite of this household and was my Dad's favorite as well!

Creamy Green Chile Soup

7 oz. can chopped Ortega or similar brand mild green chiles (I use two cans)
1 carton (2 cups)...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 10-27-2017, 10:16 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 5,817
Posted By Charski
That's really cool, Cat! Thanks for...

That's really cool, Cat! Thanks for experimenting and reporting on the results. Isn't this a fantastic community?? :love:
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