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Old 05-04-2008, 04:16 PM   #1  
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Default Question re: Morningstar Farms Veggie Cakes

Here is the link to the website, where you can see the ingredients: http://www.seeveggiesdifferently.com...23&family=2253

I am wondering if any of you ladies have tried these, or if they are suitable for P2?? They look really delicious...

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Old 05-04-2008, 05:38 PM   #2  
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Mary, corn and rice are not on the list of approved foods for Phase II.
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Thanks for looking, Ruth...I didn't think there was any corn in the first flavor. And I thought certain kinds of rice are allowed in phase 2? Do we just assume if it says "rice" that it is a non-allowed kind?
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If it just says "rice" in the ingredients, it's always the plain old white rice. I was excited when I saw these, too, until I read the ingredients. White sticky rice is definitely not allowed, and these also contain brown sugar, white sugar, molasses, and modified corn starch. All no-nos.

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If they are a burger substitute Boca makes a great SB friendly "burger." I think they are even better cooked with mushroom, onions, and balsamic. YUM YUM.
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Thanks for all of the advice, ladies. I really just know the bare bones basics of SBD, and as soon as I get done with my law school exams, I am going to re-read the book and try to become more familiar with the technicalities!! Until then, I will stick to things I know are legal, as I have been doing. So grateful for the advice!!
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i use the dr pragers tex mex burgers... they do have corn but i'm flexible on corn....
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Great question, Mary! These look delicious--I wish I could convince Morningstar to make more things with WW flour and brown rice... Sadly, the white rice in this is a big issue, being the first ingredient and all, and at least four kinds of sugar is a big problem, too. However, I don't see why you couldn't use the ingredient list to help you make up a recipe of this that's SBD safe. When you're done with exams and all, of course!

I'm with you, Nessa--we decided after reading the GFGCG that corn can be allowed at one serving per month. I try to stick to that and it hasn't caused me any problems.
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