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Missing carbs? ive discovered......

chocaslim

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S: 10st4.0lb C: 9st11.5lb G: 9st7lb BMI: 23.6 Loss: 0st6.5lb(4.51%)
#1
Hi sorry if this is in the wrong place

ive just discovered beansprouts they are a fantastic replacement for carbs ive had bolengnaise on top of the beansprouts instead of spaghetti and they were lovely a couple of handfuls cooked in frylite and i was very satisfied after my meal great if you doing a red day x.
 
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S: 18st7lb C: 12st11.5lb G: 10st7lb BMI: 31.8 Loss: 5st9.5lb(30.69%)
#2
Grated cauliflower instead of rice is also a tasty superfree substitute. Great with curry
 

Lucky7

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S: 10st4lb C: 10st4lb G: 9st7lb BMI: 27.2 Loss: 0st0lb(0%)
#5
Thanks - have had cauliflower rice before (made me very windy) but had never thought of beansprouts instead of spaghetti. Fantastic idea!
 

jaylou

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#6
For me, there's no substitute.
Great that it works for you, but how can a 50 calorie (for example) bag of beansprouts fill you up the same as a good portion of pasta?
The only thing that works for me as a substitute is butternut squash. If I ever do red days I use these as my potato substitute and I've had it mashed with bolognaise too.
 
S: 10st8lb
#7
Roasted butternut squash is my favourite food at the moment! Can't get enough of it.
 

mandy296

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S: 12st12lb C: 9st11lb G: 9st3.5lb BMI: 23.5 Loss: 3st1lb(23.89%)
#8
I'm with Jaylou on this one, beansprouts are nice, but for me they are a salad or stirfry ingredient - no way can they be filling enough for me to replace pasta.

My only superfree replacement that works is roasted or mashed butternut squash for spuds. Although now I've bought a ricer I'm definitely going to be trying the cauliflower rice idea I've heard so much about.

Used my ricer for the first time last night to make potato/sweet potato mash topping for a chicken pie - very nice. You have to make sure your spuds are well boiled though or it can be quite a struggle to push it through.
 


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