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I, too, was constantly craving sweets...in particular, chocolate. I went cold turkey a few days ago and I've cut it out completely--I can use the calories and fat, but I don't want to rot my teeth :).

Could you please elaborate? The smiley: :unsure: doesn't really tell us that much :lol:;)

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Dried fruit! Particularly Trader Joe's dried mango. Dear me, that stuff is addictive. Tea with honey in it works well for me also. Fresh fruit also, of course. :-)

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hershey bars, butterfingers, baby ruths, starbursts, and many other candies are gluten-free...is that what you had in mind? :)

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That is a great candy list, still-----I really crave the Lindt brand round truffle things they sell at the check out at Borders Books!! Does anyone know if these are gluten-free or not? I don't need the calories so maybe it would be better if they are off limits! Valerie

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My favorite sweet item is Dietary Specialties choc. cake mix. YUMMMY!!! I make it into mini bundt cakes... and can not leave them alone! :) They are SO good! I also like their vanilla cake mix. I don't use any icing ~ just eat them plain.

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i just posted a topic on the lindt round truffles. they are not gluten free. they have malt powder. i just discovered this the hard way.

the white chocholate truffles are ok...i eat those all the time. the dark are the ones with the malt.

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Kimberly,

Waht else doyou put in the mix. I see that you are also dairy free. Are you ok with eggs? Where can you get that mix..........I'm really in the mood for a piece of chocolate cake.

thanks

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