Netrition Home Netrition Home Shopping Cart Checkout My Account Policies Netrition Home Netrition Home Shopping Cart Checkout My Account Policies
Netrition Logo Netrition Home Netrition Home Shopping Cart Checkout Account Settings Ordering Policies Netrition Netrition Home
Flat $4.99 Shipping in 48 States
Popular Categories
• All Categories
• Low Carb Products
• Gluten Free Products
• Bariatric Approved
• Bars
• Diet and Weight Loss
• Herbs
• Minerals
• Muscle Builders
• Protein
• Vitamins
• Best Sellers
• Customer Reviews

Popular Brands
• Atkins Nutritionals
• BSN
• Designer Whey Protein
• EAS
• MHP
• Muscle Meds
• Muscle Pharm
• MuscleTech
• NOW
• Optimum Nutrition
• Ultimate Nutrition
• Universal Nutrition
• USP Labs

Deals!
• Sale Items
• Clearance Sale
• Promotions
• Freebies

Information
• Product Analyzer
• Message Boards
• Food Nutrients
• Recall Notices

Ordering
• My Account
• Shopping Cart
• Checkout
• Policies

Help
• New Customer Help
• Contact Us
• About Us

Follow Us:
Join Netrition on Facebook! Netrition Twitter


Click to verify BBB accreditation and to see a BBB report. Click to verify BBB accreditation and to see a BBB report.

Expert Foods
ThickenThin not/CerealThickenThin not/Cereal

Hot cereal on a lowcarb or no-grain diet? Impossible?

Not at all!

ThickenThin not/Cereal thickener is an unflavored mix gives you the thick, creamy texture of hot cereal, rather like cream of wheat or rice. Just add a "little something" for flavor and enjoy! It is guaranteed to lump -- just enough to give you that nice cereal texture -- you whisk it to control the size, anything from the big lumps of oatmeal to the tiny lumps of cream of wheat.

It has other uses, too, including the ability to impart a starchy feel to recipes, allowing pureed lowcarb vegetables to have the texture of high carb ones. In other words, it can make cauliflower feel much like potatoes, and pumpkin puree feel like mashed sweet potatoes. See our Recipes for these and the other dishes mentioned here.

You can also use it to make incredibly-easy lowcarb croquettes (or pancakes or patties) out of practically anything. It not only binds cakes of diced meat, fish, vegetables, or even hard-cooked eggs, but it also fries up into a crisp-textured coating.

Lastly, its guaranteed-to-lump characteristic makes it perfect for lowcarb tapioca pudding.

Suggestions and Recipes

Note: all versions are fastest with a wire whisk although a fork can be used.

Microwave* Directions--spray or grease sides of bowl to prevent boilovers!:

1. Whisk 1 Tbs. mix into a half cup warm water.

2. Cook approximately 40-60 seconds (varies with oven). Whisk to break up lumps. Repeat as needed until thick (about 1-2 minutes more).

3. Whisk to desired smoothness.

*For stove top preparation: use 3/4 cup water; stir frequently.

Variations:

Add one or more of the following (amounts are just suggestions):

cinnamon and sweetener
Parmesan or other cheese
chopped nuts, seeds (2-3 Tbs.)
protein powder (1-2 Tbs.)
unsweetened coconut
wheat or oat bran
fruit (if allowed on diet)
salt (1/8 tsp.-- less with cheese)
milk, butter, cream or substitutes per your diet

Cereal Extender:

For those who handle a small amount of grain- based cereal, not/Cereal can stretch it into a bowlful.

For 4g bioavailable carb, add (to Step 1) 1 1/2 Tbs. oatmeal or 1/2 Tbs. quick grits or 1 Tbs. instant grits. Adjust cooking time for the addition (watch carefully-- you may need to add more water for longer cooking times).

Don't forget to count the carbs!

Other recipes:

"not/Oatmeal" (cinnamon flavor) increase not/Cereal to 1 1/2 TBS and cook without stirring to form large firm lump of egg, whisk to large particle size, cook until thick. Add cinnamon for flavor and color as well as any other desired additions and salt to taste. (I haven't tried it but a teeny amount of molasses should work instead of cinnamon for those who prefer brown sugar flavor.)

"not/Grits" cook until lump of egg just starts to form, whisk thoroughly to a small particle size, cook until thick. Add something (butter, cream, cheese, cinnamon, etc.) for flavor and salt to taste.

Time-saving hints:

Prepare complete mixes of dry ingredients in your favorite combinations. Not only does it save measuring time in the morning but the other ingredients often reduce the amount of time needed for stirring and whisking. Just spoon some not/Cereal and your favorite amount of other ingredient(s) into a jar (or recycle one of our stand-up pouches) and stir thoroughly.

Barbara's favorites:

Pecan not/Cereal: 3 Tbs not/Cereal plus 6 Tbs ground pecans (this amount fits into a Wise CHOice pouch). For each serving, use 3 Tbs mix--and see how easy it is to prepare. Flavor with butter, salt (optional) and, for those of us who remember Maypo fondly, some maple flavoring and sweetener.

Soy protein not/Cereal: 4 Tbs not/Cereal plus 4 Tbs soy protein isolate or other protein powder (fits into a Wise CHOice pouch). For each serving, use 2 Tbs mix to make a thick creamy cereal. (Note: this mix still needs a whisk.) Flavor as you would any bland hot cereal.


Add To
Cart
Item IDProduct Unit
Size
List
Price
Our
Price
   Netrition.com No Longer Carries This Product
All products are In Stock unless otherwise marked.
  Cart   Checkout  


Find a similar product
Baking Products Breakfast Foods Cereal Gluten Free Kosher Low Carbohydrate

Hot Products













Shop quickly using your personal Order History! View prior purchases to re-order the same products! $4.99 shipping charge for the entire order within the contiguous 48 United States. 5% Discount on Orders of $200 or more! Retailers: Volume Discounts Available. All Products Are In Stock Unless Marked Out Of Stock. Really! Don't Settle for Less. Learn how to get FREE stuff! - T-Shirts, Shaker Bottles, and More! Go To Top of Page

Ordering Instructions
Display Shopping Cart
Checkout
Update Account / Order History
Subscribe to our Mailing Lists
Links To Other Sites
Home
Frequently Asked Questions
Contact Us
Food Nutrients
Affiliate Program
Gift Certificates
Secure Ordering

If you have a website, blog or facebook page, join
Netrition's Affiliate Program* and start earning cash today! Now paying 20%*


Netrition® is a registered mark of Netrition, Inc. Products and companies referred to herein are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective companies or mark holders. Images/Data © Copyright 1996-2014 Netrition, Inc. and/or its content providers. All rights reserved. The material on this site may not be reproduced, distributed, proxy cached or otherwise used, without written permission of content owners.
Disclaimers: * No claims found on our web pages or in print have been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. No claim or opinion on these pages is intended to be, nor should be construed to be, medical advice. Please consult with a healthcare professional before starting any diet or exercise program. Netrition and its associates are not responsible for product claims made by manufacturers on this web site. Netrition, Inc. is not responsible for typographical errors. Prices and information on these pages are subject to change without notice.

Copyright © 1996-2014 Netrition, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Privacy Statement