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Re: Vegetarian and locarb? [Re: Lisa LowCarb] #523104 05/26/09 04:27 PM
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I'm finding it's not difficult to stay vegetarian and locarb. Right now life is good.


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Re: Vegetarian and locarb? [Re: Lisa LowCarb] #523905 05/29/09 05:27 PM
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Today I made eggplant parmagiana...very tasty. It doesn't seem difficult at all to remain locarb and vegetarian. Might have found my niche...


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Re: Vegetarian and locarb? [Re: WalkingGranny] #523910 05/29/09 05:40 PM
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I Love that. I haven't had that is a really long time though. I found if I didn't soak the slices in salt for a while first before cooking then rinse them in cold water, I'd have a real problem swallowing. There is something in them that irritates the esophagus. I have heard other people complain of this too but when I soak them first, the problem doesn't occur. I am that way with walnuts, bananas, Sometimes, and pineapple, unless it's VERY ripe.

So do you fry them first before you put them in the casserole?? I know some people don't but I like it best fried then swimming in a good homemade sauce and tons of Mozzarella. I need to go shop today, maybe I'll get the ingredients. OR do chicken the same way.

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Re: Vegetarian and locarb? [Re: Navigaar] #524107 05/29/09 10:29 PM
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I didn't do the salt thing. I googled how to prepare and salting eggplant and rinsing reduces the amount of oil that is soaked up. I just sliced and broiled (I'm trying to stay locarb too) Then put in the sauce with Romano cheese and the mozzarella.. pretty good.


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Re: Vegetarian and locarb? [Re: WalkingGranny] #524130 05/30/09 01:58 AM
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That sounds delicious, Granny! We are big fans of eggplant parm. I always get that if we go out with friends for "pizza".

It's great that you've found a healthy way of eating that you enjoy!

Navigaar - I just asked my boyfriend, who does the cooking around here, about the salt soaking. He said he's never done that. So I guess we and our friends are not susceptible to the swallowing issues. I eat the stuff non stop and haven't had any issues.


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