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  1. Thread: odwalla

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    Re: odwalla

    Don't know about odwalla (I don't waste $$ on juice I can blend myself), but if you are drinking juice that is not pastuerized, keeping it in the refrigerator doesn't matter, you can still get...
  2. Thread: Fluoride

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    Re: Fluoride

    You NEED fluoride, just not in large amounts. Consuming too much fluoride can cause fluorosis, but this is with actual CONSUMPTION (not rinsing) of flouride. Subtract fluoride from your diet...
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    Re: Nutritional yeast

    Nutritional yeast has less than 0.5 mcg of chromium per serving. This nutrient is very important and many people are deficient. Brewer's yeast is choke full of chromium (60 mcg per serving).

    Too...
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    Re: Coffee and tea...

    What is wrong with hot chocolate made from powdered cocoa? Yummy! All you need is the cocoa powder, soymilk, vanilla, and evaporated can juice.
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    Re: Vegan ice cream?

    US jello has gelatin in it. We have both jam and jelly here. What was in that bowl looked like our jelly.
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    Re: Vegan ice cream?

    LOL Sorry for my ignorance for all things British.

    The only time you'll see someone willingly eating mushy peas in the US is if they are under the age of 1 and being fed them by someone else.
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    Re: Vegan ice cream?

    Yeah, don't even want to know what the mushy peas are. :)

    Yes, we have jelly & jam in the states, but usually the jelly stays on the toast or english muffin or whatever. Never seen anyone put it...
  8. Thread: SubWay

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    Re: SubWay

    I love to get mine filled with spinach-the ones in my area have spinach now for salads and I have them put a ton of my sub, along with cumcumber, tomatoes, black olives and oil & vinegar. I bring it...
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    Re: Vegan ice cream?

    The Tofutti too-toos have chocolate chips, so I don't think they're vegan? They don't list the ingredients of the chips on the packaging... but they only say "dairy-free". In the Tofutti chocolate...
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    Re: Vegan ice cream?

    Jelly & ice cream...hm...must be a European thing. I think if I told someone in the US I was eating that they would laugh.

    Kinda like pie & chips?
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    Re: Asparagus and foul smelling urine

    Actually, the gene is for whether or not you can smell it, not produce it. My friend's boyfriend can't smell it, she can, and she smelled it in his urine.

    Nice convo, eh?

    I get the same...
  12. Thread: Tofu Recipes

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    Re: Tofu Recipes

    Uh-hum... You're believing Japanese people who sell nigari & such online about calcium? What do they know? Don't you think they might be biased AGAINST calcium sulfate?

    No, it does not cause...
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    Re: Braggs Liquid Aminos

    Yes, it is a selling point because all soy has all of the amino acids. There are pluses to it (as mentioned previously) over regular soy sauce, but if you rarely use soy sauce it probably doesn't...
  14. Thread: Tofu Recipes

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    Re: Tofu Recipes

    It is like soy sauce.

    http://www.bragg.com/products/liquidaminos.html
  15. Thread: Tofu Recipes

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    Re: Tofu Recipes

    I take extra firm tofu drained, cut it into cubes, fry it in olive oil in pan (small amount-just cover bottom) for 8 min one side, 5 the next, then toss with:
    these ingredients mixed-
    sesame seed...
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    Re: Chipotle Avacado Corn Chowder

    I think I'll try that with about 1 pepper...and maybe top with lime?
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    Re: more calcium for my kids!

    Uh...tofu? It's easy to mix into things in small amounts if your kids don't like it. White beans are good, too. Oh, and the amounts of calcium required for children listed previously is...
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    Re: Braggs Liquid Aminos

    If you like soy sauce, then you will like Bragg's. I do use it instead of soy but I don't use it much, either, because soy sauce (including Bragg's liquid aminos) are SO salty. Ick.
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    Re: Braggs Liquid Aminos

    It's essentially the same as soy sauce-not as different as Bragg's would like you to think. You can buy it online at www.vitaminshoppe.com
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    Re: Drinking water before, during, after a meal...

    Actually, drinking water will help with digestion and the absorbtion of nutrients. If you don't need it or don 't believe in it, then don't drink. Some people have to-like me-or else I choke on my...
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    Sticky: [mcg] Re: Wheatgrass????

    If it makes you feel good, use it. If it doesn't, then don't. End of story. Like many other things, the actual benefits of wheatgrass are up in the air. Feeling sick to your stomach shortly after...
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    Re: Soya / Soy Milk Makers

    Sorry your husband didn't like the hot okara. :) I make soymilk in the maker and use that okara, and then combine it with the flavored soymilk and we really like it that way. Oh, well.

    Funny you...
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    Re: How to make your own tofu?

    Can anyone suggest a good tofu making kit in the US?
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    Re: Soya / Soy Milk Makers

    Oh! Regarding freezing tofu...

    I myself do not like the texture this way, but I have seen that many non-vegetarians prefer it because freezing, then thawing, gives it a texture more like...
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    Re: Soya / Soy Milk Makers

    I have never made my own vanilla, though I have wanted to. Just have never seen affordable vanilla beans...did you buy your's locally?

    Okara is good in cooking, but it can be limited. It works...
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    Re: Soya / Soy Milk Makers

    I love the SoyaPower. To keep the milk from separating, you really need to first strain the remaining okara from the milk (that is what separates). In addition, I have found very good luck with the...
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