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Are Parsnips And Turnips Root Vegetables?
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Are Parsnips and Turnips Root Vegetables (and Nightshades) and should I be avoiding them if I have an ulcer? I'm making stew tomorrow and I've discovered that I can't handle potatoes. Just adding carrots is a little boring. Worse case is that I just make it for my husband but I'd love to be able to eat it too.

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Loey

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They are both root vegetables and are not nightshades. They sound just right for a root vegetable stew (rutabagas too) :)

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Are Parsnips and Turnips Root Vegetables (and Nightshades) and should I be avoiding them if I have an ulcer? I'm making stew tomorrow and I've discovered that I can't handle potatoes. Just adding carrots is a little boring. Worse case is that I just make it for my husband but I'd love to be able to eat it too.

Thanks!

Loey

They are not nightshades, but they are root veggies. As far as I know, they shouldn't be a problem for an ulcer unless you have had problems with them in the past.

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Hee! Shroomie and I posted at the same time :D

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They are both root vegetables and are not nightshades. They sound just right for a root vegetable stew (rutabagas too) :)

Thanks!!!

Loey

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Hee! Shroomie and I posted at the same time :D

I just noticed that too!

You are guys are the best!!!!

Hugs,

Loey

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and they're absolutely delicious... you can blend them up to make your own version of "mashed potatoes" too! YUM

they should not bother your stomach at all... if i overdo them i get fructose malabsorption cramping...

im still working out my limit on them- cause they are too delicious to avoid :P

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and they're absolutely delicious... you can blend them up to make your own version of "mashed potatoes" too! YUM

they should not bother your stomach at all... if i overdo them i get fructose malabsorption cramping...

im still working out my limit on them- cause they are too delicious to avoid :P

I've used cauliflower as a replacement for potatoes when my son isn't home (he's deathly allergic to them). For Thanksgiving I'm making 2 ducks, a potato casserole for my son and husband and a sweet squash casserole for all of us.

The duck will take hours (although I'm thinking of using the convection setting on our oven - we're in a new home and the oven is the only appliance that didn't come with a manual - I finally got one online). This will be his first long visit home since he left for college in August. He stayed over for one weekend with a friend when we all went to a concert.

Can you tell I'm a wee bit excited about seeing him? I know I'll have at least 4-5 loads of wash to do.

I plan on getting together a bunch of recipes to post after the holidays. My husband's family was originally from Spain so I've found some gluten-free versions of the family recipes.

Loey

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and they're absolutely delicious... you can blend them up to make your own version of "mashed potatoes" too! YUM

they should not bother your stomach at all... if i overdo them i get fructose malabsorption cramping...

im still working out my limit on them- cause they are too delicious to avoid :P

P.S. did I thank you both?

Loey biggrin.gif

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If you are trying to avoid nightshade plants you will want to avoid potatoes, peppers, tomatoes and eggplant.

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oh and I love turnips and parsnips. They are delicious. I do a side dish with chopped potatoes, turnips onions and garlic with mrs dash a little salt and some olive oil. Cook it up in a cast iron skillet or put the skillet on the grill, YUM!

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enjoy the holidays with your son :)

i want to eat that squash casserole!!!!

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If you are trying to avoid nightshade plants you will want to avoid potatoes, peppers, tomatoes and eggplant.

Thanks!!!!

Loey biggrin.gif

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oh and I love turnips and parsnips. They are delicious. I do a side dish with chopped potatoes, turnips onions and garlic with mrs dash a little salt and some olive oil. Cook it up in a cast iron skillet or put the skillet on the grill, YUM!

Added lots of turnips and parsnips to my stew (it's rabbit stew which is a favorite of my husband's as he grew up in Spain for a good portion of his life). I initially felt guilty about cooking rabbit but got over it.

Loey ph34r.gif (wabbit killer)

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I know this is an old thread :P but when I did a search about parsnips and rutabagas this is what came up :lol:

Any good recipes ??

I can not eat potatoes and recently sweet potatoes are making my glucose levels skyrocket,,,,, so rutabagas ?? parsnips ??Any one have issues with parsnips or rutabagas ?

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I love parsnips. They are great pureed, and they are also great as a roast veggie. Rutabagas I tend to put more in stews and stuff - not quite so tasty!

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