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  1. SugarcubeOD


    Correct! No recreating baked goods of any kind regardless of the ingredients.
  2. SugarcubeOD

    Tajin Seasoning

    If the four ingredients are not on the 'do not eat' list then you can. If they are, then you can't. What are the ingredients?
  3. SugarcubeOD

    Sesame oil and Bone broth

    The item with soybean oil would not be compliant. What are the ingredients of the Ancient Nutrition bone broth you want to use?
  4. SugarcubeOD

    Sunflower protein powder

    Nuts and seeds are meant to be limited so this would not be the best choice and smoothies/shakes are discouraged so again, not a great choice. You can find both items in this article and the official stance on them
  5. SugarcubeOD

    Can I have D-Ribose>

    If this has been prescribed by a doctor to your wife then she may have it and whether it follows the rules or not is moot. If it's one of those things like Acai or other super foods that people say is great for xyz, like a glass of red wine a day is good for xyz then no.
  6. SugarcubeOD

    Team outing to La Roma - Greek - Advice please

    You would need to contact the restaurant and ask them what they use to season with, what they put in anything you might be interested in eating - the cabbage rolls have cracked wheat in them according to the menu so those would be out.
  7. SugarcubeOD

    Buffalo Butter

    Not if it's made with animal dairy which I assume it is. Good for after tho
  8. SugarcubeOD

    Change my Whole 30 Log Title?

    We actually can edit the title, you just need to use the edit button in the first post and it brings up the title @aliem999 - all done
  9. Please, steal away... give it to everyone!
  10. It's not that unusual and it's usually from either hormones (if you are a person who menstruates) or from consistently undereating... even if you're only slightly undereating, nutrition is cumulative so it's possible that there's some room for improvement there. If you like, go ahead and list out a few days of your meals and we can take a look and see if anything stands out.
  11. SugarcubeOD

    Too much Avocado?

    The thumb rule/recommendation is for liquid fats like cooking fat (olive oil, coconut oil etc). Each other fat choice has it's own measurement on the meal template - avocado is a half to a whole, olives are 1-2 heaping open handfuls etc... have a look at the meal template (linked in my signature below) and you'll find more there.
  12. SugarcubeOD

    Carbs needed for energy

    Oh, I'd put the almond butter on a spoon but that's just me I would think raw potatoes that you then roast over a camp fire or camp stove would last just fine and not sure why you 'can't' do olives but there are places that sell prepackaged olives in little pouches (I've bought them from trader joe's before) that would keep just fine. As far as cheating... well, there's no such thing But maybe you can plan a Whole30 around a time when you're not doing a week long trip - it's only 30 days and then you can reintro all your usual stuff and see what works best.
  13. SugarcubeOD


    It doesn't matter how the pig was treated (for the purpose of compliance on the program) so the first one would be compliant. The second one, anytime a product says 'less than 2% of a non compliant ingredient, that makes it no go. This is a sneaky way for manufacturers to get around listing all the ingredients on the main ingredient panel but because it's still included in the product that makes it no go. Definitely don't assume that because a brand has some compliant products that ALL their products are compliant because that's definitely not the case so unless it has the Whole30 label on it, you'll have to read the ingredients.
  14. SugarcubeOD

    Carbs needed for energy

    Nuts and nut butters would be considered fat on the Whole30 so if you're looking to replace like for like in the peanut butter department, other nut butters (almond, cashew), olives would be a good fat choice. If you're looking for carbs of which you only list raisins (the rest you list is protein and fat) then you could do baked sweet potato spears, roasted potato or other root veggie which along with fat would give you good staying power.
  15. SugarcubeOD

    a banana and hard boiled eggs for breakfast?

    Maybe this person has found a brand that is compliant? If the ingredients are fine then the product is fine. Or maybe they're using the term Sriracha to refer to hot sauce, many varieties of which can be found compliant.