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Slow Cooker Recipe Suggestions

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Does anyone have any recipe suggestions that would work in a slow cooker? Soups, stews, curries etc? I've tried a few (chicken or beef with veges and a tomato base) and they have been ok but slightly lacking in flavour. Is it OK to cook with wine? I'm not drinking a daily glass of wine so figure it might be OK in cooki...

Four month update, what I've learned etc...

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Two days from now will be my four-month anniversary since I started the SCD. I have lost 45 pounds. None of my old clothes fit and at a recent work function one of my bosses (who I do not see regularly) made a joke about me living at the gym. I have not gone to the gym a single time since I started the diet. My weight lo...

job issues

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I work in an ER and therefore cannot always rely on getting a break to eat my meals while I am there. Even though I do take almonds and boiled eggs with me to have in those situations, so I do not start eating the junk food laying around, I wondered if anyone else has a similar situation and has any advice/tips. I do not l...

How can I make lentils taste better?

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I bought black lentils from Whole Foods this week and I have to put a quarter cup of sugar free salsa to my half a cup of lentils to get them down. Any other good ideas? Thanks.

How to curb cravings?

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Oh god I've been craving a protein bar for days!! ARRRG!! ITS DRIVING ME NUTS. It's on my mind 24-7. I'm not craving anything sweet or sugar, I want something crunchy and full in my mouth, like how protein bars are. Any advice how to subdue cravings like this? Sunny

One word... Beans?

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I have been on SCD since march and only use canned beans in emergencies. I can soak/cook lima beans and baby lima beans that come out of the water looking, tasting and working in every way like canned (except they dont have that goo that makes you fltulent). I am pretty good at Canneloni beans as well. Has anyone had any ...

one more question! protein shakes

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sorry for asking so many questions! i wanted to know if anyone has info on protein shakes. dont they use artificial sweetener? many people talk about using them, as does the book. also are raw carrots okay? i sure hope so cuz thats about all i snack on. thanks!

Week 4 and nothing :-(

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Hi everyone Im a 23 year old female from Australia. I weigh 62kgs and am about 165cm tall. I'm up to my 4th week on SCD and I'm a bit worried as to why I haven't really lost much, about 0.5-1kg. Ill tell you guys what Im eating and maybe you could help me out.... Breakfast: 2-4 hard boiled eggs, spinach, onion, lent...

How do YOU guys deal with cravings?

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As in, what are your incentives and motivation? Just wondering. It might really help anybody else who opens this question, and I'd be interested to know too.

It's hot outside- what to eat?

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There have been a couple of heat waves where I live: turning the stove and oven on pains me and I'm looking for some alternative, hot-weather friendly eating ideas. Any good recipes for the hot weather at a time when ice cream cones and fruit are out of the question? Cucumbers and carrots are certainly helpful veggies in my ...

Cottage Pie Recipe- super yummy!

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All the cold weather had me craving warm comfort food. Generally I cook over the weekend and make enough to last the week and this certainly fits the bill. I was amazed at how delicious and satisfying this dish is! I didn't follow a recipe, but this is close to what I did: Ingredients: 1 large or 2 small heads of cauli...