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Old 09-06-2012, 03:14 PM   #106  
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You have some great ideas here. I need to branch out beyond mashed cauliflower with curry powder in my chicken soup. I have been eating it most days since feb 2011!!
Thanks for the ideas!
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Old 09-06-2012, 08:27 PM   #107  
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I tried my first veggie purée with the blueberry/cranberry drink. I'm definitely going to be playing more with my blender! I said something to my DH about getting a dehydrator for veggies, and he said he had one in the basement - been there about 14 years - used once and is still in the box. Guess what I'm up to this weekend?!?
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Old 09-07-2012, 03:17 PM   #108  
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Liz,

I tried your cucumber margarita and it was incredible! I added a scoop of unflavored, low carb whey protein powder to it and it gave it a richer texture. I love your roasted veggie ideas, too. I've been using a lot of broccoli and cauliflower in cream of chicken soup (made with the same unflavored protein powder) for lunch. Keep the ideas coming!

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Old 09-10-2012, 07:47 AM   #109  
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Old 09-24-2012, 07:02 PM   #111  
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hey liz..have you tried making rutabega ice cream?
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Old 09-24-2012, 07:25 PM   #112  
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hey liz..have you tried making rutabega ice cream?
I made a rutabaga milkshake from sweet fauxtato pie leftovers, no reason you couldnt throw it in an ice cream machine. Both the pie and milkshake were AWESOME, i am actually baking a rutabaga now for a puree reserve to use in some recipes since i feel a sweet tooth sweep in. Gotta be prepared...
heres the milkshake recipe: http://www.3fatchicks.com/forum/4459921-post105.html

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Old 09-27-2012, 10:22 PM   #113  
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Bump!! Page 4 NOT acceptable for our Lizzy!
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Old 09-27-2012, 10:52 PM   #114  
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Default Thai Cilantro-Peanut Pesto

Ingredients
1 bunch Cilantro
1 clove Garlic, smashed and peeled
3/4-inch piece fresh Ginger, peeled
2 tsp EVOO
1 Lime, zest & juice
1 tsp No-Calorie Sweetener
1/4 cup WF Peanut Spread
2-4 tbsp Soy Sauce (to taste)
Inspiration Recipe: http://www.marthastewart.com/903187/...o-peanut-pesto

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In a food processor, combine Cilantro, Garlic, Ginger, EVOO, Lime zest & juice, Sweetener, and Peanut Spread. Pulse until a coarse paste forms. Season with Soy Sauce and pulse to combine.

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Old 09-27-2012, 11:00 PM   #115  
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Lol...thanks mom hottie, reminded me to post up the pesto I have been rolling around with...
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Liz, what do you put the Thai pesto on? I almost bought the WF peanut butter today because I have been craving pb but I didn't. I might have to now!
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That Thai pesto is perfect - I had made my cucumber "lo mein" tonight and was thinking they might work as pad thai noodles! Your pesto would make a perfect sauce!
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Liz, what do you put the Thai pesto on? I almost bought the WF peanut butter today because I have been craving pb but I didn't. I might have to now!
You can use it on miracle noodles, cuke or zuke noodles, or as a 'sauce' to toss just about any meat and veggies in.

I dont like the wf peanut spread on its own, nor most of the wf products in general, but they can make for some good sauce substitutions when doctored up.

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Old 10-01-2012, 08:43 AM   #119  
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Love the idea of pureeing veggies to make a sauce for evening meal protein! I'm always struggling with trying to figure out how to get the 4 cups veggies each day.

You are looking mighty fantastic, Liz. Great job on the loss!
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Just had the lemon lettuce sorbet. Very tasty after my walk tonight and FREE! I just put it in the freezer and stirred it a couple of times.
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