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JLT
10-16-2006, 09:32 PM
This is getting frustrating. I keep bumping the calories up 500 at a time and I still haven't gained a pound. My body weight is at the exact same spot. I stay the same weight if I eat 3000 or 4000 calories. ARGH

1quick1
10-16-2006, 09:34 PM
Hopefully this will help. Sure helped me.

If anyone is having a hard time eating oats or getting enough calories. Stop and listen to this post. Grinding steel cut oats up in a coffee grinder and throwing them in a shake is by far the easiest way to slam them down not to mention you can make some extremely cheap weight gainer shakes that are very good for you.

Step 1:
Buy a coffee grinder. They are cheap and you can buy them almost anywhere. I bought one at Target but anyplace like Walmart will have them. Here's an example:

http://www.target.com/gp/detail.html/sr=1-1/qid=1159764891/ref=sr_1_1/601-4095063-5609737?%5Fencoding=UTF8&asin=B000BRLXUI

Step 2:
Go to this website and use the store locator to find a retailer close to you to purchase this product. This stuff is gold. 560 calories per cup and the store by my house sells it for .99 cents a pound!

https://www.bobsredmill.com/catalog/index.php?action=showdetails&product_ID=279

Look at the nutritional value on this stuff:

Nutritional Information for
Steel Cut Oats
Serving Size 1/4 cup(40g)
Servings Per Container 17.00
Calories 140.00
Calories from Fat 25.00
Total Fat 2.50g
Saturated Fat 0.50g
Trans Fat 0.00g
Cholesterol 0.00mg
Sodium 0.00mg
Total Carbohydrate 27.00g
Dietary Fiber 4.00g
Sugars 0.00g
Protein 6.00g
Ingredients whole grain oats

Step 3:
Grind oats up with coffee grinder and throw them in your favorite shake. If they oats are took thick in your shake just add more milk/water.

EVERY day I have serveral of the following shakes.

16oz ice cold skim milk
1/2 ground steel cut oats
1 scoop of ON whey.

571 calories
77 grams of carbs
53 grams of protein
7 grams of fat.

Obviously you can experiment with whatever you want to throw in there. Any fruits, peanut butter, etc etc. work perfectly.

Talk about a cheap, high quality shake that is easy to make and takes under a minute to drink.

sanpedro
10-16-2006, 09:39 PM
^

try what he says, steel cut oats

that, and natural peanut butter