Crockpot meals on the cheap? - Page 2 - Mothering Forums

Forum Jump: 
 3Likes
Reply
Thread Tools
#31 of 39 Old 09-01-2014, 06:47 PM
 
Usually Curious's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2006
Posts: 1,967
Mentioned: 1 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 28 Post(s)
Quote:
Originally Posted by monkeyscience View Post
They make cleanup somewhat easier, but sometimes they still leak. And they are SO.FREAKING.EXPENSIVE. Especially if you use your CrockPot multiple times a week, as we often do. And I share the concerns of others about cooking in plastic. But even if I didn't, they are just not affordable.

I've loved most of the recipes I've made from this website: www.crockpot365.blogspot.com. Many are or can be fairly inexpensive. All are or can be gluten-free, too, if that's a concern for some people, though the gluten-free versions will often be more expensive, if they use gluten-free replacements as opposed to just being naturally gluten-free. We've had to scale back our use of her recipes, though, as quite a few of them rely on soy sauce, and my stomach just can't tolerate soy this pregnancy, for some reason.
You can sub Bragg's Liquid Aminos for the soy sauce.
Usually Curious is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
#32 of 39 Old 09-01-2014, 07:03 PM
 
monkeyscience's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: Bismarck, ND
Posts: 2,427
Mentioned: 202 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 60 Post(s)
Bragg's is also made from soybeans, so I don't think that will help.
monkeyscience is offline  
#33 of 39 Old 09-01-2014, 07:09 PM
 
kitchensqueen's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2006
Location: Woodstock, IL
Posts: 3,627
Mentioned: 47 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 87 Post(s)
Worcestershire sauce has a similar flavor profile to soy sauce, and I don't think it has soybeans in it. Not sure though.

Apartment Farm - the chronicles of my cooking, gardening, crafting and other such things. 

 

kitchensqueen is offline  
#34 of 39 Old 09-14-2014, 04:52 PM
 
Usually Curious's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2006
Posts: 1,967
Mentioned: 1 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 28 Post(s)
Quote:
Originally Posted by monkeyscience View Post
Bragg's is also made from soybeans, so I don't think that will help.
What about coconut liquid aminos? I haven't tried them yet.
Usually Curious is offline  
#35 of 39 Old 09-14-2014, 06:40 PM
 
monkeyscience's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: Bismarck, ND
Posts: 2,427
Mentioned: 202 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 60 Post(s)
Quote:
Originally Posted by Usually Curious View Post
What about coconut liquid aminos? I haven't tried them yet.
Have never heard of those before. I'll have to look into that.
monkeyscience is offline  
#36 of 39 Old 09-21-2014, 11:04 PM
 
apeydef's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2013
Posts: 1,656
Mentioned: 96 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 154 Post(s)
Quote:
Originally Posted by monkeyscience View Post
They make cleanup somewhat easier, but sometimes they still leak. And they are SO.FREAKING.EXPENSIVE. Especially if you use your CrockPot multiple times a week, as we often do. And I share the concerns of others about cooking in plastic. But even if I didn't, they are just not affordable.

I've loved most of the recipes I've made from this website: www.crockpot365.blogspot.com. Many are or can be fairly inexpensive. All are or can be gluten-free, too, if that's a concern for some people, though the gluten-free versions will often be more expensive, if they use gluten-free replacements as opposed to just being naturally gluten-free. We've had to scale back our use of her recipes, though, as quite a few of them rely on soy sauce, and my stomach just can't tolerate soy this pregnancy, for some reason.
From much reading and researching about soy it's my understanding that soy sauce does not have the same effect bc it's fermented. I don't know if you've tried it and it didn't agree with you, or you just cut it out bc problems with other soy products, but just thought I lend my two sense for what it's worth just in case you wanted to give it a try.
apeydef is offline  
#37 of 39 Old 09-22-2014, 07:31 AM
 
monkeyscience's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: Bismarck, ND
Posts: 2,427
Mentioned: 202 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 60 Post(s)
Actually, I first figured out soy was the issue because of soy sauce. It was only a few months later I figured out soy bean oil was also an issue. (I can tolerate lecithin, but possibly only because there's not usually a lot of it in food.) Still really hoping this is over after baby comes!
monkeyscience is offline  
#38 of 39 Old 09-22-2014, 08:27 AM
 
apeydef's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2013
Posts: 1,656
Mentioned: 96 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 154 Post(s)
Yes food intolerances stink.
apeydef is offline  
#39 of 39 Unread Today, 08:05 AM
 
Catholic Mama's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2006
Posts: 832
Mentioned: 1 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 11 Post(s)
These are too spicy for my family. I thought someone here could use them:
15 Easy Slow Cooker Recipes - Under 375 Calories

May God bless you and His Blessed Mother Mary keep you!  :-)

Catholic Mama is online now  
Reply

Tags
Meal Planning

User Tag List

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page


Forum Jump: 

Posting Rules  
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off