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I just love ice cream and can't have it...so found some substitutes...
I found frozen deserts made wtih coconut milk and other flavors, rice milk frozen deserts. I have only tasted one so far but it is so good I had to measure 1/2 cupful so I wouldn't overdo it.
I also found coconut milk yogurt and goat milk ... Read more
My food sensitivities...
All nine of them are mild sensitivities but the dietitian suggested going gluten free, soy free, egg free, milk free and peanut free for 2 months and then reintroduce those foods 1 at a time. Seems like a lot of messing around but am willing to... Read more
Brown rice protein...there was some in my cupboards...
I paid $20 for a container of brown rice protein..somehow misplaced it and found that I had soe of that already....
It seems the story of my life lately is losing and finding (thank goodness) things I need...the only thing I found a bit lat... Read more
Food co-op had answer for protein to add to green smoothies...
Brown rice protein!!! A bit pricey but I will be glad to get some protein in my breakfast drink. Tomorrow morning I have to set my alarm as my meeting wtih the dietitian is at 9:00 a.m. tomorrow. It will be interesting to see what her recomme... Read more
Lost 0.9 of a lb...since yesterday...
So far, so good. Have cut out wheat. I have not been tested for gluten so I have been eating organic oatmeal 2 days in a row but will switch to something else tomorrow.
I am not used to the daylight savings time yet and slept until 10:0... Read more
What in the world can I eat for protein besides fish and chicken?
My food allergen test showed allergy to eggs, cow's milk, soy, peanut and wheat (plus 4 more) and I am wondering what to put in my green smoothies for protein?
I met someone at the gym yesterday who said her sister had similar food sensit... Read more
Food allergens and positive thinking....
When my arthritis and fibromyalgia were at their worst, the best thing I did was thank God for what I COULD DO, NOT BEMOAN ALL THE THINGS i COULDN'T DO. That worked pretty well for me and I intend to have a similar mindset regarding food allerg... Read more
Results of food sensitivities have come back... 9 items to eliminate...
I have a low intolerance to 9 common food allergens: Whole eggs, green beans, cow milk, wheat, onions, soybean, peanut, baker's yeast, pork. I thought I might be sensitive to beef but it may be just the hormones and other chemicals in the feed... Read more
One of the best smoothies yet!!! Lots of ingredients and taste wonderful!!!
Kelp, 1/2 tsp
Kale, 1 cup (spines removed)
Avocado, 1/2 of small one
Banana, 1 medium
Apple, small Pink Lady (cored)
Brocolli, 1 cup (cooked)
Goji berry juice, 2 tbs
Low fat unflavored yogurt, 1 cup
Olive... Read more
1 tsp of kelp overpowered 1 qt of smoothie!!!
Today I used about 1/2 tsp and could not taste it but used goji berry concentrate (found hiding in my fridge on the bottom shelf). I also found 2 cups of small yellow tomatoes, 1 banana, 1 scoop of soy protein isolate, 3 pkg of stevia, and 2 cu... Read more
Green smoothie..new ingredients today, kelp, etc.
Believe it or not I found 2 1-lb pkg of powdered kelp in my cupboards I had forgotten about. I am starting adding this to my smoothies and have put only 1 tsp in my 1 qt smoothie today. The other ingredients are 1 tsp of orange peel (also foun... Read more
heavy duty blenders: Vitamix vs BlendTec?
I found new BlendTec blenders available at Costco for $400 (plus MN sales tax probably).
All that I have read about heavy duty blenders says HealthMaster is a piece of junk and I assume the same for Ninja blenders.
The only 2 quality... Read more
Smoothie with kale & pinapple today...yummy
About 5 small kale leaves (got 2 big bunches for $5), 1/2 can of pineapple in juice, 1/2 banana and 1 scoop of soy protein isolate, plus, of course, 2 pkts stevia. It is delicious. Drank half for breakfast and had a bowl of organic ginger oatm... Read more
Blogged twice on Saturday and forgot on Sunday....
Did get to swim on Sunday and had a great time in a different pool that was warmer than my usual. I asked when they open in the morning and they said the pool is crowded from 5 am to 6:30 so that will not work out for me. But will figure out a... Read more
Couldn't swim as the pool was too cold (have arthritis and fibromyalgia) so I went in the whirlpool and after 10 minutes they shut that down and drained it!.... So I went to the steam room for about 10 minutes and took a long, hot shower. Didn'... Read more