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Does anyone snack on squash and sweet potatoes? What’s a good way to prepare those for snacking or meals on the go?
1yr
  • annefood Hey @ScountMQ ! Great question about two delicious foods! Squash: my favorite way is to peel and deseed it, cut it into small cubes, and spread it on a baking sheet. Toss it with olive oil, sea...
  • garv @annefood love your ideas. Pls cook for me the next time I’m visiting! @ScountMQ I make sweet potato , sesame & chilli kibbehs. Great as a snack or to up the nutrition factor to your meal.
  • annefood 👍🏼👍🏼 @garv !
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Salt craving
1yr
I’ve been craving salt lately. Is this related to not having added sugar? Is anyone else craving salt?? 🤷🏻‍♀️
  • annefood I do not believe that there is a nutritional correlation, but it could be that you’re reaching for salty snacks since sweet ones are off the menu. Or perhaps the heat?
  • shmoozii I think you’re right. It’s a little weird is all.
  • garv Not weird at all . Salt does provide satiation.
Just started the three fruit and veg challenge
2yr Chellaston
Is it still safe to eat?
2yr
Well, before I use a pass...I made a chicken/ veggie soup on Tuesday with grilled chicken leftover from Monday night ...It is still in the pot in the fridge but I am a little concern to eat it. Is ...
  • annefood Hey @Reb1 - leftover chicken (if properly stored and refrigerated) should be safe to eat for 3 or 4 days, so you should be fine finishing those leftovers tonight. Bring the soup to a boil for a few...
  • Reb1 Thank you!
  • annefood You're welcome!
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Refined Carbohydrates
2yr
How many refined carbohydrates roughly are acceptable on a daily basis?
  • DietID_TeamDietitians Generally speaking, it’s best to choose unrefined, whole grains whenever possible. When it comes to added sugar in particular, the max recommended amount per day is about 24 grams = 6 teaspoons....
Made it to level 2
1yr
I just started level 2 on eat one bite at a time. I have trouble swallowing, so I am using this to remind me to slow down and chew properly. I'm not sure why it says I don't have any check-ins tho...
Leftovers
2yr
From our Facebook page, Is it better to wrap leftovers if foil or put it in zip lock bags?
  • annefood Hey @mmorawski ! Good question. In general, I prefer to store leftovers in glass containers because there won't be any interaction between the food and the material in which it is stored. Glass is...
Today’s Challenge
2yr
Is there a challenge today? I guess I thought there would be a challenge every day. Just wondering…
  • DietID_TeamDietitians Hey @mmorawski! Yes, the challenge actually lasts for 30 days. Your goal is to have at least 1 Zero Food Waste meal each day. When you do so, open the Foodstand app and check in by drawing a check...
First day eating less meat
2yr
  • DietID_TeamDietitians How does it feel? What are you replacing meat with? My favorite meat replacements are mushrooms and jackfruit.
  • shezza I never tried jackfruit, I’m using soya mince for spaghetti Bol, chilli etc, quorn bacon rashers, bio life cheese(which I hate, looking for another option) soya milk.
  • msantiago Hi shezza! Best of luck to you!!!
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Can we create our own challenges?
1yr
  • annefood Hey there! You cannot create your own Challenge, but if you have an idea for a Challenge that is not offered, please send me a message! We always love to incorporate user feedback in the creation...