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I just noticed the other day that ALL of the carbs in a serving of Eden Organic dry roasted pumpkin seeds is entirely dietary fiber, too.

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2/12/10 2:18 P

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Fresh raspberries are my favorite source - a small 170g Driscoll's package has 12g of dietary fiber! :)

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I use coconut and almond flour....awesome.

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no, you're right. I was just talking about cookies that my hubby will eat. I'm afraid to try to bake paleo cookies for him. It's right up there with texting while driving and head on collisions. LOL

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Of course, none of that is Paleo.

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For the cookies I bake for my hubby I've used the Cornell mix for about 30 years. It's a cup of soy, a cup of Powdered milk (which I leave out due to allergies) a cup of Wheat germ, and a cup of something else I can't think of just now, all mixed into a five pound bag of Flour, I use unbleached. you can do a web search for Cornell mix or Cornell flour and find it.

I read about it in my first LaLeche League Cook book. It uses virtually undetectable ingredients to replace the nutrition that's been removed when making white flour. I also add a cup of oat bran to mine.

this is as close to nutrition I can go with my hubby, since he's so allergic to health food. he has bad teeth, and likes all his food soft and easy to chew. I've made carrot cake before, and sometimes he objects to the pieces of carrot in there. aren't they cooked? I shred it but he says it's hard to chew. I should try my recipe with a cup of almond flour in it as well. before you know it it'll be only half wheat and the rest other ingredients. LOL Oh well, enough complaining. I better get to bed. morning has been coming earlier and earlier. Nightall!!

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All I bake anymore is banana bread for my girls. I've never liked it so it's never been a temptation!

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I bake paleo recipes. Carrot cake cookies, almonf cookies, macaroons, crackers. I haven't tried any of the quick breads yet, but probably will soon.



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I have grandkids who want to bake with grandma. one of them is nine, just the age for teaching to cook. I also have a husband who is not committed to healthy eating. he likes cookies and if I bake them, it's cheaper and I have some control over what goes into them, no transfats for instance.

I don't bake often, but once in a while.

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How much baking do you all do? I gave it up long ago- just didn't like the thought of combining flour, sugar and butter to create something not so nutritious. By the time we get finished with dinner of veggies and meat and a snack of nuts and fresh fruit there's no room for sweets- yes we do cheat with an occasional ice cream cone...MJ

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Kitty....check online prices and also some "regular" food stores. Netrition has them for around $9/pound, Kroger sells them (Bob's Red Mill) for around $6.

I've used a small food processor to grind almonds, but be sure to use the burst or pulse mode....or you may end up with butter instead of flour!! I don't see why a blender can't be used (as long as you can pulse it)....but it would be harder to clean and probably not as uniform. Of course if you have kids you can set them down with a hand chopper and just let them go at it!!

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yeah, that 10-15 dollars puts me off every time. I'd love to get just the nuts and grind them myself. maybe in a blender? I guess I could also use the coffee mill. FWIW, Kitty

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Kitty, I don't buy them already ground I just use my food processor. The store where my dad buys his will grind them for you at no additional cost. They will either stop at the meal stage or make it into almond butter.

I know the actual almond flour is a little more expensive because it is ground instead of chopped, but I find the almond meal made in the food processor works jsut fine.



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if you buy them ground they are 10-15 dollars a POUND. I'd love to share an order. Anyone live in western PA?

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These are roasted and unsalted- raw ones were the same price. If they weren't on sale they would be over $9 a pound. Eating well comes with a price these days.

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I buy them at the comissary, but my husband said they are also about $4.99 a pound at Sam's Club. Of course they aren't fancy unpastuerized almonds, but they are raw, un-roasted anyway.



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I wish! Just bought some this morning on sale- $7.89 a lb. Definitely don't use them for baking, just to nibble as a snack.

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I could use up 100# of almonds in a reasonable amount of time. We go through about 1-2 pounds a week since we use it in cooking and in place of flour. I limit how much we use though because they are expensive. If I could get a good deal we would use them even more.

So far the best price I have around here is $4.99 a pound.



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That'd be great wouldn't it? seems like nobody near me is at all likeminded.

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Dots....I use almond flour for my cheesecake! It adds a wonderful flavor!

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Well, some foodies (paleo, raw foodies, autism spectrum w/gluten-free, casein-free diets for example) grind almonds for flour or milk. The thought was to maybe get like-minded local friends to combine orders. There are whole cookbooks and recipe blogs using almond flour. Just putting it out there :P.

Here's an example of a raw recipe for pumpkin pie which uses almond meal in the crust:

www.loveveggiesandyoga.com/2009/11/v
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an-no-bake-pumpkin-pie-gluten-soy.html

(If I make this, I'll let you know how it turned out!)
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What would I do with 300# of almonds, or even 100#? One would have to REALLY like almonds!

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www.marksdailyapple.com/soaking-seed
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DB, you bring up another point that should be mentioned: phytic acids in foods. Here we are not eating lectins (beans, legumes), and nuts and seeds have them as well. Does anyone soak 'em? Raw nuts/seeds seem very expensive. CA raw almonds are now pasteurized. I get a newsletter from www.greensmoothiegirl.com and if you order 300# (or 100#, not sure now), you can buy them unpastuerized. Gosh, it's a lot of work to do things right - and - expensive.

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You know, I had read that raw nuts and stuff pulled water from your body to help digest them, and I guess I never thought, duh, maybe I should drink more liquids. On that note, I think I will go get a glass of water!

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I also wonder what the fuss is about re: fiber. Maybe it's for the peeps out there who are eating processed food. Pre-CD dx (my old life), I got all wrapped up in the fiber mantra like everyone else... and it was (INsoluble) fiber which was binding me up! What a vicious circle.

I can tell you that fresh food and good fats (not hydrogenated, etc) keep me regular. When I'm really good with my diet, that means a poop/meal. Otherwise, it's two/day. I have to stop and refocus on my diet if it goes to once a day.

For me, I usually get at least 25 grams per day as a result of my choices - fyi.

I remember going to a juicing shop once, and the hippy-owner fellow told me: "You want to be light, eat light." The nuts and DRIED berries reminded me of that quote, DB. Had you been drinking fluids?

Yay MOM (milk of magnesia)! lol

If you are insulin sensitive, I'd be moderate with prunes, esp eaten alone.

Edited by: DOTSLADY at: 10/29/2009 (16:22)
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I put my intestines in a world of hurt during two days in the summer when I ate nothing but nuts and dried berries. I just could not manage to digest it, and, at the risk or getting into gross territory, it took a whole bottle of milk of magnesia to fix the problem. Once I got my nuts and dried fruits under serious moderation (though trust me, that seriously killed my cravings for trail mix), everything else just worked itself out. Even cheating isn't an issue, so maybe there's something in your diet that you are sensitive to.

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avocado!
blackberries
figs
magoes
craisins
pear
almonds
sunflower seeds
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I drink coffee when I'm backed up to the point of discomfort. If I'm not uncomfortable, I don't worry about it.

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Keep up your fluids, natural foods and lots of movement-it will happen- I think Grok suffers at times:)....MJ

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Ok. I'm not gonna say I'm a doubter. You may be right. I'm new to the diet for sure and making mistake. I am just extremely uncomfortable right now. Maybe this will be the way to keep my diet strict - slips ups cause back ups.

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Many people on paleo diets also find that they are using/absorbing more of their food, so there isn't as much "waste".

This pretty much says what I think about fiber: www.proteinpower.com/drmike/fiber/a-
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Thanks Cindy- my sentiment exactly. What do you want to get in fibre?-a poop every day? If you eat enough fresh fruit and nuts/seeds everyday you will be fine- forget about setting your clock- it will happen when it happens and if you are comfortable then all is OK. keep eating lots of veggies/fruits, move and drink lots of fluids- you will be fine....MJ

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I never worry about fiber and have a pretty low intake. As long as I get enough fat in my diet I'm fine. Fiber, in my opinion, is far over-rated.

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I came to the paleo group through looking at low carbing. In low carb, flax seed meal is a good one for fiber. Can you use that?

I find that my fiber count goes up as I add broccoli and salads and I often eat a half of a pound of a a frozen stir fry mix at one meal. all of that helps. I doubt if I'll ever get to 35 grams unless I use flax though.

also nuts would probably help a lot with fiber. I know it helps a low carb diet with "going". (sorry, hangs head, didn't know how else to say it. FWIW, Kitty

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Carob and cocoa are very high in fiber. Flax is great, too.

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Does anyone have go to sources for fiber? I took a look and I need more. A 1/4 cup of prunes (which are nasty) only has 3g. Are there some heavy hitters in this category? This is why oatmeal is so awesome. Sigh.

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