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NormalDude
04-08-2004, 02:38 PM
Is there any good tortillas that I can use while cutting? I want to make something like chicken wraps maybe?

Ebu
04-08-2004, 04:06 PM
I saw these whole wheat wraps, and my friends mom had them too. They arent EXACTLY tortillas, but they are pretty close to soft tortillas. I'll tell you the brand name, but I honestly don't remember. But, they do exist, they are probably near the Saha pita bread in the bread ailse.

carlossalsa8
04-08-2004, 04:16 PM
You could try the Pita. I don't really know if it is a tortilla but it is good stuff.

Max-Mex
04-08-2004, 06:35 PM
It's very hard to find a low cal/good tasting tortilla. It's either/or. That's one of the biggest problems for me when I cut cause they are a huge part of my diet. I've currently been using a brand called "La Banderita" which is ok, but still not great. about 100 cals per tortilla. There are other brands which are about 25-30 cals per tortilla, but the taste usually isn't up to my standards. However, when I want to lose weight, the low cal stuff will have to do.

JSully
04-08-2004, 08:48 PM
ask what brand subway uses...

they are the bomb....great tasting.. and only 8g carbs..

flashdance
04-08-2004, 11:11 PM
There are some low-carb wraps at my local grocery that aren't too expensive, but they taste...well, they suck. The whole wheat ones are probably your best bet, because as good as the cheap ones are, they're almost always 100% processed.

I'm going to have to second the Subway idea, somehow they got low-carb tortillas that are actually good.

NormalDude
04-08-2004, 11:26 PM
Yeah there has to be some kind of low carb tortilla out there. Taste isnt too much of a factor because I need to do this cut. So I will go for good for you over taste. Thanks for the replies

Dedicated
04-08-2004, 11:56 PM
It's very hard to find a low cal/good tasting tortilla. It's either/or. That's one of the biggest problems for me when I cut cause they are a huge part of my diet. I've currently been using a brand called "La Banderita" which is ok, but still not great. about 100 cals per tortilla. There are other brands which are about 25-30 cals per tortilla, but the taste usually isn't up to my standards. However, when I want to lose weight, the low cal stuff will have to do.
I am also eating "La Banderita" tortillas currently.
Each tortilla contains
90 calories
1 gram of fat
17 carbs
3 grams of protein

I usually eat 2 with a meal so that's 180 calories plus whatever I eat with them. Usually this is chicken, eggs, or beans. I don't think they are so bad.

Before I was eating La Dona tortillas. These are a bit larger but they are 158 calories each. I prefered 2 small ones for 180 than one single one for 158 calories.

ectx
04-09-2004, 06:29 PM
LOL, Down in San Antonio we have too much of a choice on tortillas. I don't eat flour tortillas. I do corn or whole wheat, preferably whole wheat. HEB Central Market makes great fresh whole wheat tortillas. To get them, you'd have to be in Texas though, lol.

JSully
04-09-2004, 07:00 PM
try looking at trader joes.. i bet they got some..

PiKappaWRX
04-10-2004, 05:42 PM
i got some from trader joes, mmmmm 100% whole wheat tortillas.

ryuage
04-10-2004, 06:28 PM
wish i had a trader joes over here... guess ill have to wait till i get home.

Max-Mex
04-11-2004, 05:32 AM
Could always make them yourself.

latinomasfino
04-11-2004, 08:25 AM
La banderilla makes soem corn tortilla. They taste pretty good and are only 50 cal each 10 carbs .5 fat

ryuage
04-11-2004, 08:27 AM
that would require me purchasing a tortilla maker with the money that I dont have :)

NormalDude
04-14-2004, 12:13 PM
So is a regular white pita ok? I know they dont have any fat and 15 carbs 3 protien but what about the starch in them?

Max-Mex
04-14-2004, 12:15 PM
that would require me purchasing a tortilla maker with the money that I dont have :)

Ingredients:

Corn flour, water, salt

To make the them flat, a flat surface, and something with a flat surface to press them down.

Total cost: Less than $10.

Max-Mex
04-14-2004, 12:17 PM
The hardest part about making corn tortillas is the right conisistency in the dough. Too wet, tortillas stick to eveything. Too dry, they get all cracked when cooked.

ryuage
04-14-2004, 05:17 PM
mexgrocer.com

seK
04-16-2004, 01:29 PM
ask what brand subway uses...

they are the bomb....great tasting.. and only 8g carbs..
16g of cabs, I suppose you could cut them in 1/2. :P

chops
04-16-2004, 02:03 PM
check these out www.latortillafactory.com

emanAz6
04-18-2004, 05:30 PM
Mission just introduced a new Low Carb Tortilla. It only contains 5 grams of net carbs. I tried them and they taste good.

Check out the link: http://www.missionfoods.com/low_carb/

JSully
04-18-2004, 08:12 PM
16g of cabs, I suppose you could cut them in 1/2. :P

That's total carbs, subtract the fiber and you get 8g net carbs.

seK
04-18-2004, 08:40 PM
That's total carbs, subtract the fiber and you get 8g net carbs.
My bad :P