Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Review of Jay Robb Protein Powder!

                             On-the-go Protein!
These packets that I Jay Robb kindly sent me were the full range of there flavors of both egg white and whey protein powders.

They offer:
Egg white Chocolate
Egg white Vanilla
Egg white Strawberry
Egg white Unflavored

Whey Protein Vanilla
Whey Protein Chocolate
Whey Protein Pina Colado
Whey Protein Strawberry
Whey Protein Tropical Dreamsicle 
Whey Protein Unflavored

Whey Protein Sample Kit

Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Miracle Noodle Review

Wow, I have really been excited about trying these noodles out!

They are made with glucomannan fiber that gives the noodles a texture that is chewer and slighty different from your average rice or wheat noodle.  Glucomannan is sometimes called yam flour, but it isn't really a yam.

I love that they have 0 net carbs (effective carbs), no gluten, no sugar, no junk

I have to say that my favorite of the three packages I was sent was the Fettuccine.  I enjoyed each one, but it was fun to have long noodles to eat since it has been a long while since I have had any type of noodles. : )
                              Great Job Miracle Noodles!
(Below is taken from there great website
 1. What are the ingredients of the noodles?
The three ingredients of our shirataki noodles are Glucomannan, which is soluble fiber extracted from the root of a plant called a Konnyaku Imo, water and a calcium additive. This calcium additive is added to the noodles to keep their shape intact. This is a food grade calcium additive known as pickling lime or calcium hydroxide.
The noodles contain no soy, tofu, gluten/casein, legume or gluten.

Below is the process of how the noodles are made :

Isn't that neat!  I was really impressed with how well these noodles held up during cooking.

One note I have on them is, if you do purchase some, follow the directions for cooking and rinsing.  Also don't be alarmed by the "ocean-like" smell that comes from the plant and water that they are stored in.  This is natural and will be gone once you rince and cook them.


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