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Re: TooSweets quest for un-sweetness
« Reply #120 on: October 16, 2013, 03:15:45 PM »
Thanks, Shawn! :) :) :)

Any prepackaged or processed foods, including nuts, can be a source of "carb creep".

I've noticed Maltodextrin on the Blue Diamond Smokehouse Almonds (my favorites).
But since it was the 4th ingredient on the ingredients list, it did not bother me too much.

Even though the the net carbs are low, just a little bit of sugar (or a substitute
like maltodextrin) can cause cravings, artificial hunger pangs, and slow down progress.

So if anyone out there is eating prepackaged nuts and experiencing issues,
this may be something to pull out of the daily meal plans to see what happens.

I for one, will be eating them a little less frequently,  ;)

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Re: TooSweets quest for un-sweetness
« Reply #121 on: October 16, 2013, 03:21:23 PM »
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Any prepackaged or processed foods, including nuts, can be a source of "carb creep".

I've noticed Maltodextrin on the Blue Diamond Smokehouse Almonds (my favorites).
But since it was the 4th ingredient on the ingredients list, it did not bother me too much.

But, even though the the net carbs are low, just a little bit of sugar (or a substitute
like maltodextrin) can cause cravings, artificial hunger pangs, and slow down progress.

So if anyone out there is eating prepackaged nuts and experiencing issues,
this may be something to pull out of the daily meal plans to see what happens.

I for one, will be eating them a little less frequently, 

That's right Tony   ;D   I just wanted everyone to be aware.   I season my own nuts now.  Even if I buy them already roasted for convenience, I can bring them home and season them myself and I know what is in them  :) 

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Re: TooSweets quest for un-sweetness
« Reply #122 on: October 16, 2013, 08:24:44 PM »
TooSweet, seasoning the nuts it a good idea.   :)
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Re: TooSweets quest for un-sweetness
« Reply #123 on: October 17, 2013, 09:38:55 AM »
Good idea TooSweet ;) I do glazed nuts.How do you get the spices to stick?

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Re: TooSweets quest for un-sweetness
« Reply #124 on: October 17, 2013, 10:39:08 AM »
Good idea TooSweet ;) I do glazed nuts.How do you get the spices to stick?

Hi, Umpa! :)

I use Pam cooking spray (butter flavor).

Here's a great recipe Shawn posted last November for Sweet Spiced Pecans.
They are spicy and not too sweet, and REALLY good!!! ;D ;D ;D

http://www.fattoskinny.net/index.php?topic=2987.msg51610#msg51610

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Re: TooSweets quest for un-sweetness
« Reply #125 on: October 17, 2013, 11:46:49 AM »
That is my favorite recipe Tony...Yummmmm  ;D ;D

Umpa butter or coconut oil seems to do the trick for me.  Spraying them like Tony suggested would work too.  I have seen recipes that call for tossing them in a egg white wash before the spices.  I haven't tried that though.  It hasn't been an issue of sticking for me.  I just give the container a shake before I get a serving out.  The oil you use gives it something to grab onto  ;)

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Re: TooSweets quest for un-sweetness
« Reply #126 on: October 20, 2013, 08:51:02 AM »
I cook my pecans in butter for my butter pecan ice cream recipe but I never thought of adding other spices!Well done toosweet!
Thank you Tony I don't know how I missed that one. ;)