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10/19/10 6:30 A

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There is no shortage of GF carbs that is for sure - fruit, vegis, certified GF oatmeal (Bob's Red Mill rocks!), Udi's bagels, potatoes (white, yellow and sweet), rice, rice pasta, GF cereal (love Mesa Sunrise), etc..

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10/18/10 6:33 P

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Quinoa is my favorite I love it. Otherwise butternut squash is yummy too!

I also like rice cakes with some almond butter or peanut butter on them!! YUMMY!

Greek yogurt with peanut butter or almond butter and a little truvia and some chia seeds is delicious too and you can eat it with an apple and it can be your dip! emoticon

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10/18/10 4:21 P

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I use quinoa, amaranth, chia seeds, millet, rice pastas in different shapes each use. And my current favorite ‘carb’ beyond all my normal fruits and vegetables (I have always being a produce queen of raw, steamed, and par-boiled) is sweet black rice.

Mary’s Gone Crackers are good for a chip-fix if you can have soy.
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10/15/10 11:06 A

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GODDESS: When can I come over to try that pumpkin thing? Hmmmmm. DELISH sounding. Thanks for sharing. (Do you "wing it" with amounts ... I just baked some sweet potatoes and could make this this morning...)
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10/14/10 11:51 P

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Terra chips are good, and as far as i know are gf :). (about the only thing added to them is oil & salt). I like the sweet potato chips, Sweets & beets, & sweets & carrots 9haven't really tried the other flavors)

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10/14/10 10:25 P

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Thank you for all the great suggestions. I have discovered something that helps me get carbs, and feeds my chip-o-holic cravings. These wonderful little things called "Quakes" they have been around for a while, I just never really noticed them before. I do not rely on them, but when I start craving chips, I have a serving of quakes instead =)

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10/14/10 10:12 P

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I'd say add more fruits and starchy veggies too if you are eating lots of brown rice pasta already.

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10/11/10 10:40 P

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Fresh fruits and veggies are the best things! Also try quinoa and millet...

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10/11/10 4:28 P

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I use fruit, veggies, blue diamond almond crackers. I have to be careful with Oatmeal and not have more than a 1/2 cup a couple times a week.

I always crave and do better with more protein than carbs.

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10/11/10 1:35 P

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Oatmeal, bananas and apples have carbs. The bulk of mine come from there. I read somewhere on SP that 120 g of carbs is enough for me even though SP has 184-226 listed for me.







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10/10/10 10:01 P

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10/10/10 9:23 P

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I make a Pumpkin Pie Protein/Fiber shake.

I use baked sweet potatoes, egg protein, whey protein,
ground flaxseeds, salba seeds, pumpkin pie spice, cinnamon, ginger, and then water, yogurt, milk, or a flavored water I make by simmering ginger skins (from peeled ginger) and/or pineapple skins (from peeling pineapples).

The shake offers carbs, protein, fiber, and plenty of nutrition plus it tastes like pumpkin pie in a glass!

you can make it with canned pumpkin (which is lower carb than sweet potatoes) or even a mixture of the two.

I put the ingredients in a large plastic pitcher and then use my hand immersion blender to mix.


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10/10/10 7:54 P

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I try to drink chocolate milk or yogurt (healthy way to get dairy and carbs). Bananas & grapes & some other fruits are higher with carbs, also and are good for you. Almonds & some other nuts are also a god source of carbs and are high in protein, but don't eat too many, because some are also high in cholesterol. Also try air popped popcorn.

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10/10/10 7:41 P

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Hello, I am new to this team, I probably should go introduce myself...but..I am looking for help with getting enough carbs in my day when I don't eat anything with gluten. Everyday I meet all other nutrition needs but am low on carbs. I already eat brown rice pasta, and have tried integrating corn tortillas into my diet, but if anyone has any ideas I would greatly appreciate it!

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