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ranchgirl

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Posted: 11 Apr 2011, 14:19
Yikes almost 500~
sooki

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Posted: 11 Apr 2011, 14:20
Mine is just 234. But, I probably add about 100 calories worth of cream cheese. But, that's still not 500. How do you make yours?
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dreama

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Posted: 11 Apr 2011, 14:24
605 calories for one of my more "decadent" MIMs (for when I know I'm not going to eat most of the day) -- coconut, almond, and cocoa. That's BEFORE the cream cheese... but only 5.76 net carbs.
sooki

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Posted: 11 Apr 2011, 14:26
I made one yesterday with bacon grease instead of olive oil or butter, bacon bits and cheddar cheese. I didn't track it, so I still don't know the calories.

I didn't need any cream cheese on that one. It was good. Very good!

DISCLAIMER: I expect to lose this weight over the next 6 months to 5 years. I'm not going to feel like a failure if it takes an entire month to lose 1 pound. I'm going to feel like a success when that happens! I may offer advice that I'm currently not taking myself. Feel free to call me on that!
dreama

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Posted: 11 Apr 2011, 14:30
I keep toying with the idea of making a grilled bacon and cheese MIM sandwich. Definitely wouldn't need cream cheese for that one. Maybe a little bit of ranch dressing for some tang to it. Might do that for dinner tonight if the hubby does't come up with something first.
jo60

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Posted: 11 Apr 2011, 14:43
sooki wrote:
I made one yesterday with bacon grease instead of olive oil or butter, bacon bits and cheddar cheese. I didn't track it, so I still don't know the calories.

I didn't need any cream cheese on that one. It was good. Very good!



I bet that was yummy..gonna try it

all fat has the same calories.

I like to add whipping cream (already whipped) with some raspberries..nice and fluffy.
I started adding soy preotein for a bit more protein but I really do like the yummy MIMs the best.

how do they ever get to 500 calories or more for 1 MIM??
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sooki

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Posted: 11 Apr 2011, 14:45
I made a mim one day and ate tuna salad on it. I don't think it worked out very well. The mim overpowered the tuna salad. I think I need those oopsie rolls for tuna salad, but I don't like making them.
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ranchgirl

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Posted: 11 Apr 2011, 15:00
It's 29% of my RDI~ ouch,just a plain one
sooki

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Posted: 11 Apr 2011, 15:02
Are you using 1 teaspoon of oil/butter or 1 tablespoon?

1 tsp is enough. I started out using 1 tbs accidentally, but it should just be 1 teaspoon of oil.
DISCLAIMER: I expect to lose this weight over the next 6 months to 5 years. I'm not going to feel like a failure if it takes an entire month to lose 1 pound. I'm going to feel like a success when that happens! I may offer advice that I'm currently not taking myself. Feel free to call me on that!
hummingbird5

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Posted: 11 Apr 2011, 15:04
My MIM is only 238, I add cream cheese and coconut oil which brings it up more.
hummingbird5

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Posted: 11 Apr 2011, 15:07
Hi ranchgirl, can you please post what is in that? It should not be 500 calories!
Chazen18

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Posted: 11 Apr 2011, 15:18
Ok.. so I must be a complete idiot... what is a MIM?
icymaiden

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Posted: 11 Apr 2011, 15:20
Muffin in a minute, made with flaxmeal, cooked in the micowave
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Chazen18

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Posted: 11 Apr 2011, 15:23
AHHH... thank you icymaiden! Smile I appreciate the info!
ranchgirl

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Posted: 11 Apr 2011, 15:24
I only use 1/2 TSP not TBSP of butter

1 serving One Minute Flax Meal Muffin
1 large egg
1/2 tbsp butter
1 tsp ground cinnamon
1 dash salt (OMIT)
1/4 c ground flax meal
1 serving 1 packet Splenda
1/2 tsp baking powder

There are 467 calories in 1 serving of One Minute Flax Meal Muffin.
Calorie breakdown: 68% fat, 17% carbs, 15% protein.
hummingbird5

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Posted: 11 Apr 2011, 15:27
ranchgirl, that is how I so mine and probably the others on here too. It does not come oup to 500 cals. If that recipe was submitted by someone they mmight have gotten the infromation wrong. Try putting your ingredients in one at a time and see what you come up with. You can always delete them when you are done. Debbie
FrostyLady

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Posted: 11 Apr 2011, 18:26
Ranchgirl, thers is a miscalculation in your flax meal, it says something like 300 calories in your recipe but 1/4 cup of ground flax meal is only 120 calories in reality, so if you add one egg, 78 cals for 1 large and i can't remember for butter but calculating everything it adds up to only 250 cals or so.
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Posted: 11 Apr 2011, 18:31
I came up with a really light MIM:

1/4c ground flaxseed meal
2 TBSP 100% liquid egg whites
1/4 tsp baking powder (if desired, can be omitted too)
1 tsp of sweetener (I use xylitol but Splenda works too)
Dash salt
Shake of cinnamon (optional)


Variations/additions I've tried:
Vanilla extract
Unsweetened cocoa powder
sugar free maple syrup
peanut butter
sugar free fruit preserves
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sooki

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Posted: 12 Apr 2011, 08:18
This morning, I made my MIM with no oil. It was just as good as the others I've been eating.

(I'm not trying to do lowfat Atkins. I just would rather have more cream cheese and less oil!)

DISCLAIMER: I expect to lose this weight over the next 6 months to 5 years. I'm not going to feel like a failure if it takes an entire month to lose 1 pound. I'm going to feel like a success when that happens! I may offer advice that I'm currently not taking myself. Feel free to call me on that!
Sherillynn

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Posted: 12 Apr 2011, 08:21
sooki- I like your idea of putting coconut in the MIMs. I'm gonna have to try that!
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