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    a gallon of olive oil to a recipe for shits
    is right! I don't think even my fat-awesome tract could nab every bit as it flew through. I'd be on the throne awhile!

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    It's a great side dish, especially for nutritional ketosis. 1/6 of the recipe, according to the spark recipe calculator, has 446 calories, 41 grams of fat, 10.2 net carbs, 10.9 grams of protein. 83% of the calories are from fat, which is ideal for NK. A small serving, of course, is the right idea!

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    Holy crap, that's a lot of olive oil. I love fat, but I would have cut the oil down to 2 tablespoons and done half the cheese. It's okay to substitute a cheese you like better, too. Cream cheese and sharp cheddar would make a nice blend, perhaps with some fresh parmesan.

    That recipe would have cleaned me right out.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Derpamix View Post
    How can anyone hate goat cheese? Goat cheese is so tangy and delicious. It's just so expensive...
    I hate all goat products from the store shelf. Fresh goat products on the other hand... let me atem'
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    "so rich I could only eat a small portion" - that's the idea I guess, eat only a small portion, be sated, be happy and healthy!

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    I made this last week and yeah, the recipe calls for way too much of everything. I only used half the amount of goat cheese (on a large spaghetti squash) and just used my own judgement on the butter/oil, and it was still too rich. I'm not fat phobic, this recipe is just excessive. Great flavor combos, so I'll probably make it again but with a quarter of what's called for.

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