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#1 Greebo115

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Posted 15 March 2013 - 12:20 PM

Since i am totally grain and psuedo-grain free, I have really missed pasta.
I'm quite excited at the thought of getting my teeth into something that vaguely resembles pasta.
I've done lots of research and have ordered this:

http://www.amazon.co...0?ie=UTF8&psc=1

Has anyone else tried it?

Thanks
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Self - diagnosed celiac at age 41 - Gluten-free since December 2012, shortly after realised in needed to avoid:
Dairy, soy, all grains, all pseudo-grains, nightshades, legumes, MSG, xantham gum, all sugar alcohols.
Low sugar/refined carbs since Aug '08 due to reactive hypoglycemia.

22/03/13 Mung beans and blackeyebeans reintroduced successfully!

26/06/13 Some symptoms mysteriously returned - found loads of CC in my nuts and dried beans!! (verified by food/symptom journal and emails to companies)

26/11/13 After 2 weeks on crutches (again) realised that legumes cause my joints to inflame - it's undeniable....legumes gone!


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#2 GottaSki

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Posted 15 March 2013 - 12:43 PM

I have not tried that...but do use a julienne mandolin to make "zu" noodles out of zucchini and eat alot of spaghetti squash.


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#3 Celiac Mindwarp

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Posted 15 March 2013 - 03:12 PM

Oooo, that looks interesting!

I'd love to know how you get on with it :)
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- Elimination diet using Atkins, 2003 – excluded wheat, caffeine, quorn. 2005, excluded sesame, alcohol
- Started diagnosis route April 2012, blood tests, endoscopy – said negative, gluten challenge, clearly something very wrong, had to stop after 3 weeks.
- Gluten Free, August 2012, Corn Free, September 2012. Removed most processed gluten free foods.
- Genetic testing, December 2012 – negative – Diagnosis – Non Celiac Gluten Intolerance (NCGI)
- Elimination diet, January 2013 – all of the above plus dairy, legumes, all grains, sugar, additives, white potatoes, soy. Reintroducing sloooowly now. Health improving.
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Posted 19 March 2013 - 08:40 AM

Oooo, that looks interesting!
I'd love to know how you get on with it :)


Well, it came today, and I'm rather pleased!
So, breakfast was carrot and courgette noodles (using the thicker noodle blade) with an egg and some pesto sauce. I stir-fried the noodles for a minute or so, then cracked an egg in the middle and covered the pan with the lid so the egg cooked in the steam - it was very yummy.

For dinner, we'll have swede (rutabaga) noodles using the thinner noodle blade, fried onions, another veg and the slowcooked beef that I have cooking in the slow cooker.......

The noodles it makes are mostly really long, except for a few shorter ones depending on the shape of the veg.
I.e. much longer than I could acheive on a mandoline. I have a photo, but can't see how to post it....

I can see a lot of veg noodles in my future, lol.

It was a bit pricey for wlhat it is, but at least it seems like the build quality is good. Not sure I'd say it's a 'must-have' like I would about my stick blender or my Ninja blender, but it will make the large amount of veg that I eat daily, a little more interesting.
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Obvious symptoms started as a baby with gastroenteritis....
Self - diagnosed celiac at age 41 - Gluten-free since December 2012, shortly after realised in needed to avoid:
Dairy, soy, all grains, all pseudo-grains, nightshades, legumes, MSG, xantham gum, all sugar alcohols.
Low sugar/refined carbs since Aug '08 due to reactive hypoglycemia.

22/03/13 Mung beans and blackeyebeans reintroduced successfully!

26/06/13 Some symptoms mysteriously returned - found loads of CC in my nuts and dried beans!! (verified by food/symptom journal and emails to companies)

26/11/13 After 2 weeks on crutches (again) realised that legumes cause my joints to inflame - it's undeniable....legumes gone!


#5 GottaSki

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Posted 19 March 2013 - 10:38 AM

Thanks for the update!

 

I think I'll ask for one for my next birthday :)


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-Lisa

Undiagnosed Celiac Disease ~ 43 years

3/26/09 gluten-free - dignosed celiac - blood 3/3/09, biopsy 3/26/09, double DQ2 / single DQ8 positive

10/25/13 - MCAD

Health history since celiac diagnosis became too long -- moved to the "about me" section of my profile

My children and I all have multiple copies of the genes for Celiac Disease, along with large variety of symptoms/resolution gluten-free

Current tally from me, three kids and two grands: 4 diagnosed with Celiac Disease, 2 NCGS

Get PROPERLY tested BEFORE REMOVING GLUTEN.

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Posted 19 March 2013 - 12:54 PM

That sounds great! I want one now....
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#7 GottaSki

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Posted 19 March 2013 - 02:30 PM

That sounds great! I want one now....

 

I don't think I'll be able to wait...my silly bday is this week -- thinking four years deserves a present for myself -- how about you?


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-Lisa

Undiagnosed Celiac Disease ~ 43 years

3/26/09 gluten-free - dignosed celiac - blood 3/3/09, biopsy 3/26/09, double DQ2 / single DQ8 positive

10/25/13 - MCAD

Health history since celiac diagnosis became too long -- moved to the "about me" section of my profile

My children and I all have multiple copies of the genes for Celiac Disease, along with large variety of symptoms/resolution gluten-free

Current tally from me, three kids and two grands: 4 diagnosed with Celiac Disease, 2 NCGS

Get PROPERLY tested BEFORE REMOVING GLUTEN.

ALWAYS independently research health related information found on internet forums/blogs.

"LTES" a Gem :)


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Posted 19 March 2013 - 02:32 PM


I don't think I'll be able to wait...my silly bday is this week -- thinking four years deserves a present for myself -- how about you?


I'm with you Lisa. I think we both deserve one sooner rather than later! :)
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Posted 19 March 2013 - 02:35 PM

that does it...i am ordering one :D


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-Lisa

Undiagnosed Celiac Disease ~ 43 years

3/26/09 gluten-free - dignosed celiac - blood 3/3/09, biopsy 3/26/09, double DQ2 / single DQ8 positive

10/25/13 - MCAD

Health history since celiac diagnosis became too long -- moved to the "about me" section of my profile

My children and I all have multiple copies of the genes for Celiac Disease, along with large variety of symptoms/resolution gluten-free

Current tally from me, three kids and two grands: 4 diagnosed with Celiac Disease, 2 NCGS

Get PROPERLY tested BEFORE REMOVING GLUTEN.

ALWAYS independently research health related information found on internet forums/blogs.

"LTES" a Gem :)


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Posted 19 March 2013 - 02:42 PM

I'm gonna try a shop near here over the weekend before ordering. Exciting!!
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#11 GottaSki

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Posted 19 March 2013 - 02:46 PM

Mines on the way -- I'll be trying it this weekend and will report back!

 

Thank you Diane :)


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-Lisa

Undiagnosed Celiac Disease ~ 43 years

3/26/09 gluten-free - dignosed celiac - blood 3/3/09, biopsy 3/26/09, double DQ2 / single DQ8 positive

10/25/13 - MCAD

Health history since celiac diagnosis became too long -- moved to the "about me" section of my profile

My children and I all have multiple copies of the genes for Celiac Disease, along with large variety of symptoms/resolution gluten-free

Current tally from me, three kids and two grands: 4 diagnosed with Celiac Disease, 2 NCGS

Get PROPERLY tested BEFORE REMOVING GLUTEN.

ALWAYS independently research health related information found on internet forums/blogs.

"LTES" a Gem :)


#12 GottaSki

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Posted 20 March 2013 - 01:04 PM

Man...gotta love Amazon -- chose free 2-day shipping and it is already here in less than 24 hours -- can't wait to play :D


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-Lisa

Undiagnosed Celiac Disease ~ 43 years

3/26/09 gluten-free - dignosed celiac - blood 3/3/09, biopsy 3/26/09, double DQ2 / single DQ8 positive

10/25/13 - MCAD

Health history since celiac diagnosis became too long -- moved to the "about me" section of my profile

My children and I all have multiple copies of the genes for Celiac Disease, along with large variety of symptoms/resolution gluten-free

Current tally from me, three kids and two grands: 4 diagnosed with Celiac Disease, 2 NCGS

Get PROPERLY tested BEFORE REMOVING GLUTEN.

ALWAYS independently research health related information found on internet forums/blogs.

"LTES" a Gem :)


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Posted 20 March 2013 - 01:44 PM

Wow! That was quick!!

Enjoy your new toy :)
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#14 GottaSki

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Posted 20 March 2013 - 02:22 PM

Wow! That was quick!!

Enjoy your new toy :)

 

Will do...popped into the silly thread last night -- hope you are over the bug :)


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-Lisa

Undiagnosed Celiac Disease ~ 43 years

3/26/09 gluten-free - dignosed celiac - blood 3/3/09, biopsy 3/26/09, double DQ2 / single DQ8 positive

10/25/13 - MCAD

Health history since celiac diagnosis became too long -- moved to the "about me" section of my profile

My children and I all have multiple copies of the genes for Celiac Disease, along with large variety of symptoms/resolution gluten-free

Current tally from me, three kids and two grands: 4 diagnosed with Celiac Disease, 2 NCGS

Get PROPERLY tested BEFORE REMOVING GLUTEN.

ALWAYS independently research health related information found on internet forums/blogs.

"LTES" a Gem :)


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Posted 20 March 2013 - 02:54 PM

Thanks-- went back to work today for the first time in a week. Tuckered me out!
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