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Old 08-29-2010, 05:40 PM   #16
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Okay, I just made the cornbread and I just used a 9x9 pan sprayed w/ butter flavored non-stick spray. I have to say, it was very good. I was pleasantly surprised!!! And not only that, but it was VERY easy to make and since my Ninja has a pour spout on the larger container, I was able to just pour my batter on over into the pan.

Next time, however, I will either decrease the amount of cumin or leave it out completely. I don't so much mind the taste of cumin, but I absolutely HATE the smell and found it a little overpowering. I might try a teaspoon instead next time.

Thanks for the recipe...it'll be a keeper for us when we have soup, for sure!!!
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Old 09-08-2010, 09:45 PM   #17
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Hi Everyone,

I tried this today and it was ok....i did notice that it was a little sweeter than I would prefer and I used the 1/4 cup of Splenda granulated. The inside was delicious tho =) Next time I will use less splenda and see what happens!
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I find this recipe really interesting but I have one (possibly dumb) question. How is it low carb? The beans are much higher in fiber than corn or cornmeal but aren't they still starchy beans?
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I hope this is helpful to you. I took the liberty of breaking down this delicious sounding recipe into the nutritional information.

Yield about 3 servings
Calories 155 calories from fat 66 % daily values
Total fat 7 g 11% Saturated fat 2g 12%
Trans fat 0g
Cholesterol 75mg 25%
Sodium 368 mg 15%
Total Carbohydrate 12g 4%
Dietary Fiber 2g 7%
Sugars 3g
Protein 11g

Vitamin A 10% .Vitamin C 13%
Calcium 9% .Iron 10%
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Old 09-25-2010, 10:59 AM   #19
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We have been experimenting w/ the bread part of this recipe. We omit the splenda and oil, and make the batter into "corn cakes" by cooking them like pancakes.

You can omit the cumin and add cinnamon (1 tsp.) and make them into phase 1 pancakes. Serve with sugar free syrup.

We also used them as hamburger buns!! Still trying to figure out what to put in spice wise to replace the cumin since it is a bit overwhelming flavor wise. They hold up very well.
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Old 06-12-2013, 07:45 PM   #20
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After looking at this recipe forever, I finally had all the ingredients and made it tonight. Surprisingly tasty! Amazing how the beans bake up like a grain product!

Even DH and DS1 liked it. Will certainly make it again.
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This. was. AMAZING!!!!

Funny story - DS saw me making it, and I told him that it was for me. (he saw the bean part) When he sat down to supper, he had an absolute cow that he had to eat the stuff I was making. Fine dear - that's your dinner.

He finally caved, and then got a huge smile on his face...he *loves* it!! I really, really liked it. I will say, I doubled the pepper, added onion, and no squash. Delicious!
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