StuffIMakeMyHusband

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  1. Now that it's cold out, all I want to eat is soup. Especially hearty main dish soups and stews with lots of meat and veggies. Typically I think people would round this out with a hunk of bread, but I was wondering if anyone has found a nice non-SWYPO alternative. It doesn't necessarily have to be breadlike at all, just a side dish with soup that you find satisfying. I was thinking perhaps some kind of veggie muffin, like these spinach muffins. Or nori crisps. Any other ideas?
  2. StuffIMakeMyHusband

    egg + coconut flour

    this recipe: http://nomnompaleo.com/post/5538068650/savory-coconut-pancakes topped with grass fed beef, avocado, and tons of shredded veggies...whole30 ok? Or swypo?
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    Jicama "porridge"?

    Thanks!! I updated my post with a note that includes your info http://blog.stuffimakemyhusband.com/2013/01/jicama-oatmeal.html megsswm -- yay! Glad to hear that someone else made it and liked it
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    Whole30 vs. Paleo

    to be honest, I don't even know what "paleo" means at this point. people often include rice, corn, dairy,fermented wheat,unlimited amounts of honey...I rarely use the term because it's so ambiguous.
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    Jicama "porridge"?

    Oh for sure! I vary them at lunch and dinner, though admittedly at breakfast it's almost always kale or kraut
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    Jicama "porridge"?

    thanks!! I will include a note with feedback in my blog post. just to be sure I understand correctly...if you had a big plate of kale with your breakfast 6 days out of the week, and jicama as your breakfast veg maybe once a week, I assume that's not a huge deal. but if this was a daily breakfast, you'd have to add some more nutrient dense veggies. do I have it?
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    Jicama "porridge"?

    I'll post it on my site (http://www.stuffimakemyhusband.com ) early next week along with photos. I'm on my third iteration...still haven't gotten it quite right, heh. I will post it up when it's perfected
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    Jicama "porridge"?

    I'm wondering if this is considered SWYPO. I know that the general guideline is that it is okay when you are swapping something unhealthy for something healthy, like cauliflower "rice" or meatza or a portobello "bun". So I am hoping this falls in that category. I take a half pound (!!) of jicama, "rice" it in the food processor, and cook it in water with a splash of coconut milk and a small amount (1 oz) of ground nuts or seeds. Then when it's cooked and still hot I beat in two eggs. I also add a very small amount of grated Granny Smith apple (a fourth of an apple) and cinnamon. So it fits the ISWF meal planning template precisely -- plateful o' veggies from the jicama, two palm-sized protein servings from the eggs, some healthy fat from the coconut milk and nuts, bit of fruit. Is this acceptable for W30?
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    Starchy veggies?

    You've never had Nom Nom Paleo's grill-roasted chestnuts then I accidentally ate a pound of those...oops
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    Starchy veggies?

    Chestnuts have an insane amount of starch...way more than potatoes, even: http://www.twofoods.com/compare/query/Y2hlc3RudXRz/cG90YXRv
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    Pureed frozen bananas

    I've seen a number of recipes such as this: http://www.choosingraw.com/banana-soft-serve/ which puree frozen banana chunks for a "soft serve" consistency. I have read ISWF so I know that any dessert substitute can be dodgy. Is this Whole30 approved, or would it be considered SWYPO?
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    Whole30 OAMC freezer menu

    Update...a lot of folks requested a mini-menu, so I made a scaled-down version with instructions. You can view it here: http://blog.stuffimakemyhusband.com/2012/12/a-week-of-freeze-ahead-crock-pot-meals.html . All recipes require no cooking on the prep day, everything just gets dumped into freezer bags, then cooked in the crock pot. I hope this is useful to someone.
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    Whole30 OAMC freezer menu

    Oh awesome!! I freaking love meatza, I make it all the time...takes less time to cook than meatloaf, less messy/annoying than making meatballs
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    Worried about adrenal fatigue - tips?

    This is what works for me, YMMV: I eat some healthy W30-approved carbs. If it saps the craving, I figure my body was telling me to fill a need. If it doesn't make a difference and I still want to rip open a bag of M&Ms, it's a craving and I try to fight it.
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    What about DARK (VERY) CHOCOLATE

    You could try having unsweetened chocolate in savory dishes, like chocolate chili or a Mexican mole...