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#1 sora

 
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Posted 10 June 2012 - 04:58 PM

Tonight's dessert,


Mango Sorbet

1 1/2 cups water
1/3 to 1/2 cups sugar
A couple cups fresh or frozen Mango

Dissolve sugar in water and put in freezer until really cold.

Blend or process mango to a puree and add to cold sugar water.
Process in Ice Cream machine or food processor. Freeze a bit if needed.
Eat.
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Posted 10 June 2012 - 05:03 PM

Thanks for starting this thread! Ben and Jerry's made a mango lime sorbet. I think I will try this with some lime juice!
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Posted 10 June 2012 - 06:39 PM

I've been particularly lazy lately. Dessert tonight was a rare out of season cantaloupe and cottage cheese. (Which is also what I had for lunch.)
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Posted 10 June 2012 - 06:43 PM

Grilled mango (used the George Foreman) and a little dark rum sauce (brown sugar, dark rum and lime juice reduced) over vanilla ice cream. :P

Thanks for the thread. It's like the hokey pokey. Isn't desert what it's all about? xxx
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Posted 10 June 2012 - 06:53 PM

My desserts have been somewhat curtailed, since I'm on Weight Watchers. However I have found that Jello brand sugar free/fat free puddings made with skim milk are great with fresh fruit. Stir some blueberries into the vanilla, peaches with butterscotch and strawberries with chocolate. So far I've lost 16 pounda and have 20 more to go!
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Posted 11 June 2012 - 04:15 AM

Thanks for starting this thread! Ben and Jerry's made a mango lime sorbet. I think I will try this with some lime juice!

You're welcome.
The lime sounds good, mine was a bit bland, the mango's didn't have good flavor.
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Posted 11 June 2012 - 05:14 AM

I made a New York Cheesecake with a Pecan crust :D
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Posted 11 June 2012 - 07:48 PM

Will you share the recipe? I'm allergic to pecans, but walnuts might work, right? Or Macadamian nuts?
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As of 2/12, tolerating dairy, corn, legumes and some soy, but I limit soy to tamari sauce or modest soy additives. Won't ever try quinoa again!

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Posted 12 June 2012 - 04:44 PM

My neighbor gave me a huge bag of mangos last night. I call her almost every Sunday and ask if she's in the mood for weird soup for her lunch, and she always agrees. (She said the beet soup had a great flavor but the color kind of freaked her out.) (It kind of freaked me out too!)

I think she paid it forwards and backwards, I've been delivering her soup for two years and only occasionally will eat what she's cooked, even though she understands cc and ingredients and cooking utensils.

I'm having a mango fest this weekend!

Hopefully not too off topic, but I love potato vodka, big ice cubes (the kind you make in a tray, not from an ice maker or a bag of ice, a couple of mango slices and some diet tonic. Schwepps diet is the best in mho. That was my dessert tonight.
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Positive improvement from elimination diet. Mother dx'd by Mayo Clinic in late 1980s. Negative blood tests and Upper & Lower GI biopsy. Parathyroidectomy 12/09. Recurring high calcium level 4/10. Gluten-free 4/10. Soy & Dairy Free 6/10. Corn free 7/10. Grain free except rice 8/10. Legume free 6/11. Fighting the battle of the battle within myself, and I'm going to win!

As of 2/12, tolerating dairy, corn, legumes and some soy, but I limit soy to tamari sauce or modest soy additives. Won't ever try quinoa again!

Discoid Lupus from skin biopsy 2011, discovered 2/12 when picking up medical records. Systemic Lupus Dx 6/12. Shingles 10/12.

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Posted 12 June 2012 - 04:59 PM

My neighbor gave me a huge bag of mangos last night. I call her almost every Sunday and ask if she's in the mood for weird soup for her lunch, and she always agrees. (She said the beet soup had a great flavor but the color kind of freaked her out.) (It kind of freaked me out too!)

I think she paid it forwards and backwards, I've been delivering her soup for two years and only occasionally will eat what she's cooked, even though she understands cc and ingredients and cooking utensils.

I'm having a mango fest this weekend!

Hopefully not too off topic, but I love potato vodka, big ice cubes (the kind you make in a tray, not from an ice maker or a bag of ice, a couple of mango slices and some diet tonic. Schwepps diet is the best in mho. That was my dessert tonight.


I love potato vodka too. I am jealous, have another for me, that will be my dessert.
Actually I had a popsicle.
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Posted 15 June 2012 - 05:14 PM

Not tonight but tomorrow I am making Torta Pisticcina, a decadent chestnut tart with roasted almonds.
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Posted 16 June 2012 - 04:24 AM

Has anyone tried ChocoVine? My daughter-in-law loves it but I had no idea it was gluten-free until I read the review. I bet the ChocoVine Raspberry would be good served over ice cream...maybe topped with some raspberries, too.
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Posted 16 June 2012 - 08:13 AM

I made my husband some white chocolate macadamia popsicles. They're gluten free but I don't do white chocolate. He says they're pretty good though and he's been finishing dinner with one every night. We were out last night and I had creme brulee, I probably need to lay off dessert for a month now. :lol:
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Posted 16 June 2012 - 09:46 AM

Today I am making Blueberry Granita with Lime. No fat in sight!
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Posted 16 June 2012 - 02:28 PM

I made my husband some white chocolate macadamia popsicles. They're gluten free but I don't do white chocolate. He says they're pretty good though and he's been finishing dinner with one every night. We were out last night and I had creme brulee, I probably need to lay off dessert for a month now. :lol:

Aren't adult popsicles fun? I am really into them, too. My favourites include raspberry cream, blood orange creamsicle, coconut pineapple, herb-infused lemon, pomegranate yogurt and the best of all time chocolate banana with bacon. I am not a chocolate fan but the bacon puts it over the top for me. :D
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When our lives are squeezed by pressure and pain, what comes out is what is inside.




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