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Looking for no-grain substitute for lox/cream cheese meal!

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amidalailama Oct 13, 2012 06:03 PM

I'm under doctor's orders to abstain from grains and eat as many omega-3s as I possibly can - I immediately thought of lox, but eating it plain just doesn't do it for me. Anyone have ideas for a no-grain bagel/cracker substitute? Maybe kohlrabi? Or jicama?

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  1. weezieduzzit RE: amidalailama Oct 13, 2012 06:05 PM

    I like it on cucumber slices.

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      cheesecake17 RE: weezieduzzit Oct 15, 2012 12:08 PM

      Definitely cucumbers. Wrap slices of lox on cucumber spears

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      relizabeth RE: amidalailama Oct 13, 2012 06:14 PM

      Or steamed new potatoes, halved and room temp.

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        ola RE: amidalailama Oct 13, 2012 06:14 PM

        When my son was in preschool, he hated bread. He liked " lox and cream cheese roll 'em ups".

        1. biondanonima RE: amidalailama Oct 13, 2012 06:17 PM

          I like to cut red or yellow bell peppers in half, fill with cream cheese and capers and top with salmon. You could also use endive leaves.

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            pinehurst RE: biondanonima Oct 15, 2012 09:34 AM

            Divine on endive....nice ever-so-slightly-bitter bite

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            wattacetti RE: amidalailama Oct 13, 2012 07:06 PM

            Norimaki, though I'd skip the cream cheese. Replace the rice with thinly sliced daikon.

            1. eclecticsynergy RE: amidalailama Oct 13, 2012 07:18 PM

              Sectioned celery ribs would make a pretty good vehicle too.

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                critter101 RE: amidalailama Oct 13, 2012 07:20 PM

                Hard boiled egg whites...just fill the little hollow with a dab of cream cheese, a bit of lox, and top it off with some capers and finely chopped red onion.

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                  fara RE: amidalailama Oct 16, 2012 02:57 PM

                  eggs benedict with lox and no english muffin. could even top spinach with poached/lighly fried egg, lox, and hollondaise.
                  or scrambled eggs with cream cheese or onions and lox and cucumber on the side.
                  nori with cucumber/avocado and lox or sushi grade salmon.

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