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#873951 - 11/28/09 05:43 PM HPW recipe alteration?
kitsune Offline
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Registered: 10/18/03
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Loc: Springfield/Eugene, OR
When I make my HPW I usually use the applesauce modification, substitute 1/2 of the honey with applesauce. I have a large papaya here and was wondering if it would make a lot of difference to use papaya instead of applesauce. I know the papaya has a better ca:ph ratio than most fruits too, and I had heard about the soy base in the HPW powder possibly affecting calcium absorption...although if that's the case I don't know that the better calcium ratio would make much of a difference. Just wondering if I could substitute the applesauce for pureed papaya, really. My crew loves papaya.

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#873968 - 11/28/09 06:09 PM Re: HPW recipe alteration? [Re: kitsune]
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Hmmmmmmmm. You know, that sounds like a good substitute to me. I'd like to know what more experienced folks think about it but I'd think it would work better than the applesauce.

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#874001 - 11/28/09 06:53 PM Re: HPW recipe alteration? [Re: suggiemom1980]
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That's what I was thinking, Connie. I'm hoping Peggy might stumble upon this post and give us her opinion.

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#874575 - 11/29/09 07:48 PM Re: HPW recipe alteration? [Re: kitsune]

Beth, you could probably email Peggy and ask her.

#874668 - 11/29/09 10:59 PM Re: HPW recipe alteration? [Re: ]
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Registered: 10/30/03
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Hi Ya Beth....*As I come stumbling in* grin

I have never had an issue with the soy base causing calcium problems. As you know I have blood work and xrays done on different gliders at different times, and so far so good on my end Thank God.

As for substituting the papaya, well, I have never been one to agree with the substituting the honey for applesauce in the first place. I would suggest to give your gliders papaya on the side with the fruit.

If you already do the substitution, I would have to say to contact Alicia for that one since she has been subbing her honey for applesauce for quite some time with no problems. thumb
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