Food FAQs

The following FAQs are regarding food-related issues.

Generic selectors
Exact matches only
Search in title
Search in content

  

Can we have Nut Pods Creamer?

2 oz. of Nut Pods Creamer is counted as a fat serving. Please note, though, that it can be triggering for many people. There is a slippery slope if you use it in coffee, as it will be highly tempting …

Posted in All FAQ's, FAQs, Food | Comments Off on Can we have Nut Pods Creamer?

Can I have whipping cream?

2 oz. of whipping cream is counted as a fat serving. Please note that whipping cream can be triggering for many people. Weight gain and eating off plan can be the result if you are higher on the Susceptibility Scale. …

Posted in All FAQ's, FAQs, Food | Comments Off on Can I have whipping cream?

Can we have alfredo sauce?

1 oz. of alfredo sauce counts as a fat serving.

Posted in All FAQ's, FAQs, Food | Comments Off on Can we have alfredo sauce?

Can we have evaporated milk?

2 oz. of evaporated milk is counted as 1/4 of a protein serving. Evaporated milk should not be confused with sweetened condensed milk, which is not a BLE-friendly food.

Posted in All FAQ's, FAQs, Food | Comments Off on Can we have evaporated milk?

Can we have Qi’a cereal?

On the weight-loss food plan, 2 oz. of Qi’a equals 1 full grain serving and 1/2 of a protein serving. You can then add 4 oz. of any kind of milk or yogurt for the other half of your protein …

Posted in All FAQ's, FAQs, Food | Comments Off on Can we have Qi’a cereal?

Can I move my fruit from breakfast or lunch to dinner?

We recommend at the beginning of your Bright Line Eating journey and during the Boot Camp that you follow the food plan as written. There are a couple of reasons we advise against having fruit at dinner. First, since it …

Posted in All FAQ's, FAQs, Food | Comments Off on Can I move my fruit from breakfast or lunch to dinner?

Can I have bacon as a fat serving?

​As you may be aware from the FAQ on bacon, it’s really in a grey area and not recommended. Furthermore, bacon will often have sugar in it. We suggest rather than using it as a fat, you instead have Canadian …

Posted in All FAQ's, FAQs, Food | Comments Off on Can I have bacon as a fat serving?

Can I have baked fruit?

Proceed with care. Cooking fruit can be a super slippery slope. Typically, we don’t recommend cooking fruit on its own because it concentrates the natural sugars. We recommend you take into consideration where you are on the Susceptibility Scale, along …

Posted in All FAQ's, FAQs, Food | Comments Off on Can I have baked fruit?

Is whey a BLE-approved protein source?

Whey protein is a powdered or flour-like substance and is therefore not BLE-friendly. We recommend using unprocessed dairy products such as milk, yogurt, or cottage cheese for dairy protein servings.

Posted in All FAQ's, FAQs, Food | Comments Off on Is whey a BLE-approved protein source?

Can I have vegan or nondairy cheese?

Whole Food Plant Based cheeses vary widely in their nutritional composition since some are made primarily from oil while others are produced primarly with nuts. Be sure to check labels, and if there is only one gram of protein per …

Posted in All FAQ's, FAQs, Food | Comments Off on Can I have vegan or nondairy cheese?