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Old 05-05-2013, 21:24   #1
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Has anyone used this stuff? It says it has 90% less carbs than regular baking mixes like Bisquick. And I want a damn biscuit, or some good pancakes, y'all!

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I bought some but as I learned more about it, I chickened out of using it. Go look in our recipe section. There are some very good recipes there that should do for you.

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I tried Carbquik in the beginning, but didn't like the odd flavor, so I haven't used it in years.

As Pat says, check our recipes board - there are some good low-carb examples. One of my favorites is Gizmo's biscuits.

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I liked it and it did not taste odd, to me. My only problems were a) consuming the entire batch of cheesy biscuits (nary a spike, but ... ), and b) it still has gluten.

I am not sensitive to gluten ... YET. However I eat meat analogs with gluten in them, I do not want to consume huge amounts and BECOME sensitized (and LADA does tend toward it!), so ... I avoid using carbquik in everyday cooking.
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I've used it on occasion it worked fine for me as well. My favorite was chicken and dumplings with it, big skillet full of chicken and gavy, lay a big layer of the cheesy biscuit mix on top and bake the heck out of it.
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I'm certainly not planning on using it often--the price will prevent that from happening, LOL! It's just that I want something like real bread. It's like fakin' bacon---I used to eat it and that was fine, but it isn't anything like real bacon. Same thing from the pancakes I tried today. They just didn't cut it.

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Which recipe did you use? I'm not a particular fan, but I've tried some and found some pretty good when I'm in the mood.

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I made plain biscuits with it and they weren't nearly as light as normal biscuits, but if you were really missing them, maybe. I too would like a better recipe using the flour.

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Something my husband found on his phone, so I can't link it. It had egg whites, psyllium, flax meal, protein powder, cinnamon, cream of tartar, baking powder, and water. It smelled good, and it even looked like a pancake looks when it's cooking, but the texture was ALL wrong. Eggy. No bueno, IMO. They edges were passable but as soon as I got to the middle, well.....

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Has anyone used this stuff? It says it has 90% less carbs than regular baking mixes like Bisquick. And I want a damn biscuit, or some good pancakes, y'all!
I love this stuff -- I make pancakes with the waffle recipe (use no sugar Torani Caramel syrup to sweeten & add nuts or seeds for fiber, great with butter & peanut butter, too). I've done the cheesy biscuits recipe, with added minced onions, making SMALL (1.5") biscuits for home & parties.

Carbquik seems too expensive to use often, but my family & friends scarf up the goodies & my blood sugar stays nice & calm! Keeps me from feeling 'deprived', too. As I see it, good value for $$.

Netrition has a better price than other sites.

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