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Breakfast Cereal
Something different to eat for breakfast.

1/2 cup blanched white Almonds
1/2 cup pecans
1/2 erythitol
1/2 cup of organic golden flax meal (red bob) its like flour
1/2 cup of Coconut oil
3/4 cup of water

Place all in a food processor and blend until creamy and thin. I then added some crushed walnuts and mixed but didn't blend. I poured the whole thing out onto a cookie sheet lined with parchment paper and baked for over an hour at 250. I broke up it up into pieces after about 30 minutes and kept baking until it was all hard and crispy. Very good, it didn't last long enough to buy any low carb milk, so another batch is warranted.

I may try some dried fruit, cranberrys or blue berrys if I can find some with out the added sugar.
 

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MCS - Can you share where to buy 'erythitol'? I've seen this ingredient listed in other recipes, but don't remember seeing it in our grocery store.
 

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it didn't last long enough to buy any low carb milk, so another batch is warranted.
Heheh! See? That's exactly the problem I have around THIS ranch! :D Guess I'll just use cream diluted with water on mine . . . wish I had a food processor, but mebbe the blender will do okay.

Strawberry? I can't get erythritol around here either - I buy mine online at Netrition.
 

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MCS - Can you share where to buy 'erythitol'? I've seen this ingredient listed in other recipes, but don't remember seeing it in our grocery store.
Strawberry, you can try a local health food store and most seem to carry it at least sometimes but only order like one bag. It would be worth your while to call a couple of health food stores to see if they will order it for you. I use erythritol blended with stevia and the product is called Steviva Blend, I order it directly from Steviva Brands - High quality stevia, stevioside, RebA, Stevia recipes, stevia sweetener, cooking with stevia, stevia rebaudiana, stevia, fructose, fructevia. It is extremely expensive so I then blend Splenda with it to make my kool-aid.
 

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Mine is also gone, time to make some more.

One other thing I did the other night when I wanted something sweet was: I melted a 1/4 cup of coconut oil to which I added a 1/4 cup of Erythitol, cinn, nutmeg, allspice. I then added a 2 big handfuls of whole pecans and stirred until I had them all coated. I placed them in a 350 oven for about 10 minutes, then sprinkled nutrsweet on them as they were cooling. One of those items that was really to good, wife and I ate the whole batch, which was alot.



Amazon also has erythritol.

I cannot wait to make another batch of this, Marty -- the first one is GONE!
 

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My wife has had a run in with pancreatitus, so we are kind of off the nuts for a while. But I can't wait to make another batch, may try adding something else to the mix.




This one deserves a bump & I finally got to try it tonight, so . . . bump bump!!

It is just scrumptious! I can't think of any commercial concoction that tastes any better!
 

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My wife has had a run in with pancreatitus, so we are kind of off the nuts for a while. But I can't wait to make another batch, may try adding something else to the mix.
Do keep us posted on that . . . her issues as well as any good tweaks you come up with for the cereal. I finished mine this evening so will make a new batch tomorrow . . . I got a coupla bags of Ideal brown sweetener (xylitol, etc.) and I may try that instead of erythritol.

And Marty? Chin up, my friend . . . :hug:
 

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Here is a tweak I just made ... NO WATER, for one thing.

I mixed the dry ingredients (I used almond flour), in the blender, then mixed with walnut and pecan pieces, and added the CO, PLUS 1 TBS cocoa powder, and a tsp of cinnamon. If I'd been thinking I would also have added some orange essence for a real exotic, "Mayan cocoa puffs" effect. Hee.

It is in my oven and smells heavenly!
 

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Half the batch gone ... brunch AND dinner.

A little water would have helped -- it got a tad too toasted, but still delicious!

I think I will do that again -- dry-blend, then add a couple TBS water with the rest.

Was also thinking of doing pistachios, and trying splenda fruit syrups.
 

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Being that my ancestors are from the cold north, I do like my cardamom.

Working on new recipe for breakfast bars, so far so good, when I get it perfected I will post it, probably tomorrow. Going to give it another go tonight.

So far,
1 cup of ground flax seed
1 cup of Almond flour
handful of crushed walnuts
spices (what ever floats your boat here)

Boil 1 cup of water, along with 3-4 tbs of coconut oil and salt

Pour the dry ingredients into the boiling water and remove from heat, stir until it forms a ball. Once cool, I added one egg, mixed throughly.

Refrigerate, I then took out walnut size pieces and smashed them flat on a cookie sheet, baked at 350 for nearly 30 minutes. Not crunchy, but very good. I am going to bake a whole tray and cut them like brownies. Easy, straight forward recipe, with good results so far.

Where did you find the cardamom pods, man that stuff is expensiveeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee





Today's batch was seasoned differently:

1 tsp cinnamon
1 tsp commercial garom masala (a bit clove-y)
seeds from 4 green cardamom pods.

IT SMELLS HEAVENLY!!!!
 

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The other day I had such a cold cereal craving!!! In the back of my mind I remembered that MCS had posted a recipe quite a while ago. A quick search and I found it! I added some hemp, chia and flaxseeds, as well as a little oatbran and a lot of cinnamon, cranked up the oven and let it bake. Like the respondents to the original thread, I could barely contain myself when it came out of the oven....yummmmmm. The coconut oil and nuts make it pretty rich, so I found I didn't need to eat a lot to feel completely satisfied.

If you like cold cereal for breakfast - try this recipe! Thanks, Marty.

Jen
 

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All of you that can handle the erythritol, xylitol, splenda and such are very fortunate because you have such a vast amount of items that you can use such as the DaVinci and Torini syrups. Unfortunately I cannot handle those sweeteners without ending up in the bathroom, so I usually have to try and devise my own thing for making something sweet. I have used the Taste Like Sugar and it is good, but expensive as well.

I love the idea with the pecans and added spices. I might try this one. However, I do eat a good amount of nuts, and I do have to watch the amount because I just cannot seem to lose weight at all. I know much of this is due to the insulin I'm taking, but I get so down when I feel like a huge ball!

Also, I bought some new virgin coconut oil and hubby is not crazy about the taste of this one because it definitely has a strong coconut flavor (and smell). I don't mind too much, but the last one I had gotten from Tropical Traditions did not have that flavor or smell. It was cold-expelled and wonder if that makes the difference?
 
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