Strawberry Love

June 6, 2007 at 9:07 am 2 comments

Strawberry KatamariDid you know that a half cup of fresh strawberries has only 5.5 carbohydrates? That’s one of the many reasons I’ve been on a bit of a strawberry binge lately. I eat them at breakfast with cottage cheese, a bit of vanilla whey, and toasted pecans. My favorite afternoon snack is strawberries on top of sesame thin crackers with a slice of mozarella cheese. What is your favorite low-carb strawberry recipe?

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Entry filed under: diabetes, diet, food, low carbohydrate, low-carb.

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  • 1. Maniacally Monday  |  June 9, 2007 at 1:50 pm

    vanilla whey? what is that? where does one get it?

    I’ll come back with recipes. I have some floating around that are tasty.

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  • 2. lancetqueen  |  June 9, 2007 at 2:36 pm

    The whey powder I’m using now is from Whole Foods, but I’ve seen other similar low-carb varieties at my normal local grocery store in the protein shake/meal replacement section.

    It has about 3 carbs per scoop and is great for giving otherwise bland things a little flavor (i.e. oatmeal, cottage cheese) and of course for shakes. Once I made a REALLY delicious whey shake, quaffed the entire thing, then immediately realized I’d accidentally grabbed half-and-half instead of milk! haha…

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