jeanniep's Journal, 16 February 2007

Still in a weight stall. To top it off, I have had an allergic reaction to something I have eaten. My diet is so regimented right now the only thing I can suspect is this new vegetable that I tried. We call it Celery root here but I believe in the U.S. it is called Celeriac. My Jamacian friend called it Dunnels. they look like a big knob but when you peel it and boil and mash it with butter it is very much like potatoes. My eyes have swollen and I have a rash on my chest. Be careful it you have any food allergies.
on diet The South Beach Diet  


You might try turnips instead. I have yet to mash them, but they weren't bad baked like a potato with all the fixins. Make sure you get ones that are no larger than an egg though or they will be bitter. The one I had was a little too large. I read that you can use them almost everywhere you use a potato. French fried, baked, mashed, scalloped, and anything else you can think of. I've been meaning to do a little more experimenting with them. Another potato substitute is Jicama. I haven't tried this one yet though. Sorry to hear about your reaction though, that sucks. 
16 Feb 07 by member: melinda
I roasted some Swede as an experiment to have with roast chicken instead of potatoes and it was really yum, parsnips not so, sorry about the reaction :(  
16 Feb 07 by member: laura-hilary


Submit a Comment

You must  sign in to submit a comment

Other Related Links


The South Beach Diet

jeanniep's weight history

jeanniep's Recent Activity

jeanniep's Own Activity

No recent activity.


No recent activity.

The South Beach Diet Recent Activity

mysshenry recorded a Weight Entry at 281.4 lb.
Mjgh06 commented on tracim0217's Journal Entry.
tracim0217 commented on their Journal Entry.
Deesiretolose recorded a Weight Entry at 156.0 lb.
MeggH recorded a Weight Entry at 132.0 lb.
witchmd53 recorded a Weight Entry at 161.4 lb.
Liane1225 recorded a Weight Entry at 143.6 lb.
plg recorded a Weight Entry at 168.0 lb.