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This makes is awesome for taking meals on the go. Infection, electrocution and injury: He also talked about coconut palm sugar that regulates glycemic index without highs and lows that cause cravings and fat storage. Has anyone calculated calories, fat etc. Made this on this first really cold day of fall. I am almost done with my second week of Medifast and I have to say, so far so good!
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Thanks for stopping by. The soup is tricky. I made a huge mess in the microwave. I use a huge bowl and keep an eye on it, particularly towards the end. I stop and restart the microwave a few times to keep it from going everywhere. The soaking allows for some of the items to soften like the chili and stew and just makes everything else taste better. I found that by using an electric kettle or a regular tea kettle on the stovetop and boiling water separately, rather than using the microwave, it works MUCH better!
Simply put the contents of the soup packet into the mug, then add the water after it boils, stir, and let it seep for a couple of minutes. Works perfectly every time!
Same thing for the hot drinks like the Cocoa and the Chai Latte…. Here is what I do with my soup as I was tired of half of it spilling out in the microwave. If you mix your soup about an hour ahead and let it sit, it will absorb the water it needs to plump out all the goodies.
Then you only have to heat it a minute in the microwave and it is ready to go. You may have seen this already, but I learned this from one of the other websites, and it has helped me greatly with the soups! I put in a bit of hot water and stir to make a paste, then add the rest of the water — seems to work much better.
They are easily had on Amazon and there are some Ebay sellers that have the ones that have markings for ounces and cup graduations. That is all I use to make my warm Medifast products. I put a dash of cajun spive and cilantro and voila!
Cooking at lower heat setting for longs works great for the oatmeals and cappacinno as well. Enjoy and thanks for these postings. I bought a cool touch microwave bowl you can get it on line for about 9 dollars plus tax. It is the perfect size and makes it easy to cook the soup and then eat from the same bowl without burning your fingers.
It comes like bread or muffin. I add 1 ounce of cheese toast it and enjoy! Hello, I just cook the soup about a min and a half or less and let it sit for a few minutes, depending on the microwave, their suggested time can be too long. Just cook things less time and let hem sit a few minutes. If you add the water to your soup and let sit in fridge for two hours when you have your snack then all you have to do is heat to desired temp. You can get these anywhere and many of you may already have one.
Works well for the oatmeal and the soup for me. I also let the soup soak for a few minutes too before microwaving. The first day I had boiled over soup and oatmeal in my microwave.
So now about an hour before we are going to eat I put the package of powder and the water in a pot and let it soak. Then when ready just cook it up on the stove. Better flavor, and better cooking control. Oatmeal and soup taste a whole lot better. I make my soup in a 4 cup measuring cup…. Saves allot of cleanup. We simmer it on the stove the night before so we can just warm it up in the microwave the next day when we need it.
Less mess and tastes better! I purchased a Sistema microwave container at TJ Maxx that has a little pressure release vent on the top. The best two ways u have made the soup are 1. Pouring the mix into a thermos and adding boiling water and stirring well.
I do this when I have my first meal and its perfect no hard bits by the time I have it as my third or fourth. I got one of those crockpot lunch warmers. I mix my soup up and plug it in when I get to work and perfect by lunch. Would like to make shakes using scrambled eggs also. Thought this might work also with other flavors like banana or strawberry to make flavored egg creams. Yes…I made it today.
All the Chocolate chips stayed in the bottom…so kinda weird. Can anyone help me with the pancakes? I think they are pretty gross, can they be used to make anything else? Add cinimon it makes it tast like french toast. I also coat my fry pan with either olive oil or flax oil. Hi Susan, I too hated the pancakes but now I love them made this way not sure if this is cheating at all but it beats throwing the packets out, right?
I cook this on a stove top skillet as one large pancake. I can eat this every day for breakfast. Please try, hope you like it. I add butter buds to the oatmeal and sprinkle it on the pancake before the syrup. Makes me think I have the real thing. Thanks for all the suggestions. You have all given me new hope I can make his meals more tasty! I am very encouraged with the results, and will continue. I have tried everything in the 4wk kit, and seem to like it all…even the oatmeal!
However, I have 2 boxes of soft serve mint and mango and I just cannot seem to like it even a little. Is there a trick or a recipe that someone has to get me thru these boxes? My next order will be custom, so I can eliminate it all together! But until then I need your help!! I was just talking to my friend about this today.
Find it in the soup aisle, in a jar and is like a paste. I mix my stew with water and 1 tsp. I mix all my soups with water and let sit overnight in fridge, since they are freeze dried, they need some time to absorb the liquid. Hi — today is my first day using my new medifast products…..
I saw a recipe for toco salad using low fat ground beef or ground turkey. Mix lettuce, tomato, gr onion. Top with salsa which is allowed. Add toco seasoning to cooking beef. Top salad mixture with beef and enjoy. I make a wonderful Toco Salad using Thousand Island dressing. I wonder if you could add a little fat free Thousand Island to the salsa?
I has some left in the freezer. I like Kraft Free Zesty Italian. I also use it as a baste for chicken. Anyone have that recipe? My husband has lost about a hundred miles and I have helped. The pie sounds great. I have several recipes and I am perfected a couple of these, but he is eager for a new treat. Thank you, Thank you!! I put about 2 cups of water in a four cup pyrex measure, add 1 pk.
This also helps get in some more of my oz of daily water: If you use the stick blender to make frozen soft-serve it will double in volume. The stick blender is a big deal with this eating plan. Thanks for the idea- my soft serve never comes out right but I have a few packets left — now I have a new way to try them! I am on day 2 and tried the peach iced tea, I do not like it at all.
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I went exactly by the recipe. They should plump up almost immediately after they are put into the broth. They did then when I went to stir them and let them cook the 20 more minutes they were gone! Not sure what happen! In fact, that was my first question when seeing the recipe — how do you not cook out the dumplings? Perhaps try another type of biscuit Grands, etc. You could also adjust the temp down or not wait the full 30 minutes. Thanks for your input Brett. They started dissolving soon after I put them in the crockpot!!
That seems to be the common factor when this is happening. For things like this, I buy the Great Value brand of small buttermilk biscuits. Ive had this happen when broth was too hot. Ive even had noodles dissolve. Just wondering if anyone has put the ingredients in and started cooking on low in the morning or around lunch time in order for it to be ready at dinner time? Working mom trying to multi-task?
I have not tried that Shannon. I hope it works! Please come back and let us know if you try it. You should cook the chicken first but not due to cross contamination.. I think that is why some are having biscuits dissolve. They should not all be put in together. Took almost 4 hours and I used the cheapest store brand biscuits and flattened them first. I like thinner dumplings wonder if the frozen dumplings I use would work in crock pot…may try it..
It is something in the biscuits that makes it thicker. The way the recipe is, is exactly how we make it. Has anyone added anything to thicken the liquid? Looks good and sounds good though! But once you add the biscuits, it will thicken up. I am on my last 15 minutes of cooking……. I sure hope dinner is awesome! If it not as thick to your likings. I also use onion, garlic powder, black pepper etc. My youngest likes for me to use the dumpling noodles instead of the biscuits.
I cooked the dumplings longer than it said and they were still doughy.. Sorry to hear that Bille. I probably cook mine longer sometimes too, but have always liked the way the dumplings turned out. Try cutting flour tortillas into small pieces and use those instead of can biscuits. I have had good luck with them. The dumplings will not be so doughy. I learned to use tortillas to make dumplings when I was a young working mother of two boys. I made this today.
It turned out so good. I will surely be passing it along to my mom and making it again. I also add frozen green peas toward the end. They cook in just a minute or two.
What kind of biscuits should be used? Does anyone know if you can use chicken thighs instead of breasts? You are very welcome! I followed the recipe and they came out great! What would be an approximate serving size? I followed the recipe to the t. Excellent flavor but the biscuits melted away. Never use butter milk or any other home style is the best.
I cook on stove top 2 32 ounce container of chicken broth 2 23 ounce can of cream of chicken soup 8 cans of homestyle biscuits cut in half and then into three pieces 4 hard boiled eggs Fill pot up with chicken broth two containers of chicken broth then add the 2 cans of cream of chicken soup mix well stir until it comes to a rapid boil prepared ahead of time flaten Biscuits into a handful of flour cut in half and then cut each half into 3 pieces drop pieces into rapid boiling pot.
It was very good! Will definitely cook this again. Add a can of cream of chicken and some butter! I am definitely going to try your recipe. How many total ounces of the chicken broth are you supposed to put in?? I love to use my crockpot, thanks for all the great recipes!! Making as I type this!! About to add the biscuits! If you like your dumpling thinner you can roll you biscuit out then cut it up.
Has anyone calculated calories, fat etc.