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      Frequently Asked Questions About Celiac Disease   09/30/2015

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I need ideas for protein snacks for when I have a blood sugar low. I need something I can carry with me. Also needs to be low fat and low salt, so things like cheese and jerky are out. I'm not a big fan of commerical bars, but am open to recipes for homemade protein bars. Sorry to sound so picky but I'm getting tired of almonds and am running out of ideas.

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I need ideas for protein snacks for when I have a blood sugar low. I need something I can carry with me. Also needs to be low fat and low salt, so things like cheese and jerky are out. I'm not a big fan of commerical bars, but am open to recipes for homemade protein bars. Sorry to sound so picky but I'm getting tired of almonds and am running out of ideas.

Hard boiled eggs can be good. I like to combine them with lemon, celery, and salt. If you like them un crunched you can carry it in an egg carton. Make sure it is labeled hard boiled so you don't have trouble cracking an egg one day.

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I need ideas for protein snacks for when I have a blood sugar low. I need something I can carry with me. Also needs to be low fat and low salt, so things like cheese and jerky are out. I'm not a big fan of commerical bars, but am open to recipes for homemade protein bars. Sorry to sound so picky but I'm getting tired of almonds and am running out of ideas.

Sunflower seeds? Individual servings of peanut butter?

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Some of the fast things I eat are:

yogurt (add nuts and fruit)

cheese

trail mix (I use raw almonds, fresh walnuts and unsalted peanuts, chocolate chips or M&Ms, craisins, raisins, sunflower seeds, chopped dates)

almonds

orange juice

banana/peanut butter

cottage cheese

peanuts

a big swallow of chocolate milk (when I don't have time to eat)

muffins made with walnuts (you can make mini muffins, keep in the freezer)

3 bean salad

chips and bean dip with salsa

and recently I started making these:

http://allrecipes.com/recipe/shanibars/

how about cold leftover chicken? turkey?

I try to snack before I get that "feeling". The fastest thing that works for me is chocolate milk (cuz I don't like plain). Or yogurt, I buy the big cartons.

You can repackage in a good closing container, add a small ice pack and stick in your purse/bag.

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I was going to say Lara bars until you said you wanted to make them yourself. Anyway, a quick search found this and they look pretty good. I may even decide to try out making some. http://www.damyhealth.com/2011/03/how-to-make-homemade-lara-bars/

I make "Larabars" all the time. Not exactly low calorie, but I throw some dates, a handful of cashews, a dash of vanilla, and a pinch of salt in the food processor. Usually add some chocolate chips too. If it's too sticky, I add more cashews until it's the consistency I want. You can roll them into little balls but I like them shaped like a cookie. Literally takes under 5 minutes and tastes so much better than the purchased kind.

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Some of the fast things I eat are:

yogurt (add nuts and fruit)

Purple! Nice to see you! How ya been?

OP, try Elana's pantry. Lotsa good recipes for coconut and almond flour, and really good recipes for almond butter. Love baking with almond butter.

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Thanks everybody. You gave me some ideas to work with.

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Purple! Nice to see you! How ya been?

Hi, I've been great...I got my first grandbaby, shes 4 months old now!!! I hope shes not gluten sensitive like my DD.

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I love black bean salsa and it is so easy to make and eat for days.

I can low sodium black beans (drained and rinsed)

1 green pepper (chopped)

1 red pepper (chopped)

1 yellow pepper (chopped)

1 red onion (chopped)

green onions (1 bundle)(chopped)

2 minced garlic cloves

1/2 cup fresh cilantro (chopped)

mix all together and add 2 teaspoons taco seasoning

and 2 tablespoons lime juice

bake for 20 minutes....

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The black bean salsa sounds really good. Thanks!

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