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A little of what you fancy

Discussion in 'Ask A Question' started by AnnieC, Nov 13, 2014.

  1. Robinredbreast

    Robinredbreast Type 1 · Oracle

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    .I remember the thread or posts on Walnut Whips a little while back as I used to treat myself with this confectionery, especially the coffee flavour 15 years before being diagnosed with type 1, It was when I started my first job at 16 with the GPO and a tiny amount of my wages went on the yummy Walnut whip from Nicolson's sweet shop/newsagents on my way to work. I felt so :cool:

    RRB :)
     
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  2. zand

    zand Type 2 · Master

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    @Andy12345 stop it, this is more than I can bear, I really don't want to go out shopping at this time of night, but if you keep on talking about gorgeous food I'm gonna have to! No more please. :)
     
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  3. Andy12345

    Andy12345 Type 2 · Expert

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    its almost christmas time too :) thats a great excuse to treat myself to too many mince pies!

    ill try to find the recipe, its tough to make the pastry from almond flour but when you perfect it....sigh heavenly low carb mince pies
     
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  4. Andy12345

    Andy12345 Type 2 · Expert

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    lol sorry its not my fault, you have to blame the OP! putting all these treats in my mind :)
     
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  5. zand

    zand Type 2 · Master

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    Please let me have the recipe...I'm sure my son will manage to make them, he's great at baking.
     
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  6. Andy12345

    Andy12345 Type 2 · Expert

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    sure ill find it, i need it anyway lol, the difficulty is not eating too many as they are about 3g of carb each (if i remember right?) so its easy to go too high and push up that blood reading :)
     
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  7. zand

    zand Type 2 · Master

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    Yeh, you're right, but this is called 'a little of what you fancy' and mince pies....yummy :D
     
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  8. noblehead

    noblehead Type 1 · Guru
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    My forum Avatar is the reason why you though I was older izzi :)

    I think when I first started driving petrol was around 30p a gallon, where did it all go wrong.
     
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  9. Robinredbreast

    Robinredbreast Type 1 · Oracle

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    But the thread is called 'a little of what you fancy' and do you treat yourself to something you ate before being diabetic? It's a nostalgic memory for many ( whatever type) and a light hearted thread. tbh If I was newly diagnosed and reading words like, sweets, chocolate, fish n' chips, pies and baileys and now mince pies :) which I really liked, I would be having a thorough read and then any questions or concerns I had. I would post on that thread.
    It is nice to reminisce, especially with the festive season looming up on us o_O

    Best wishes RRB
     
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  10. noblehead

    noblehead Type 1 · Guru
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    Thought as much AnnieC, thanks for the clarification.
     
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  11. Andy12345

    Andy12345 Type 2 · Expert

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    so then mentioning these....

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    might be a nice way for the newly diagnosed to realise that life is not over

    you CAN treat yourself to amazing food as a diabetic :)
     
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  12. Robinredbreast

    Robinredbreast Type 1 · Oracle

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    As a non driver 30p sounded quite reasonable ? but I have no idea how much it is, and also alcohol o_O
     
  13. Nuthead

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    Belgian bun. :woot: Oh yes yes YES !!!
     
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  14. zand

    zand Type 2 · Master

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    Well petrol was 75p a gallon when I started driving...does that mean I'm younger than those 2 guys?
     
  15. Robinredbreast

    Robinredbreast Type 1 · Oracle

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    Lol I couldn't possibly comment Zand, as I could be older :p
     
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  16. noblehead

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    Petrol has to be close to £6 a gallon now RRB, alcohol, well don't get out to the pub much now but you'd need a second mortgage to have a good night out I'd imagine.
     
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  17. Andy12345

    Andy12345 Type 2 · Expert

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    petrol was already being measured in litres when i started, im just puppy compared you you old folks, I SAY IM JUST A PUPPY!
     
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  18. Lamont D

    Lamont D Reactive hypoglycemia · Master

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    My treat is Greek full fat yoghurt, 85% dark chocolate and a few strawberries! Wow what a combo as does nowt to my BSLs! Woohoo!

    Miss me chip butties and roasties. Spuds spike me ruthlessly!!
     
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  19. zand

    zand Type 2 · Master

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    You just behave like a puppy:rolleyes:
     
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  20. Robinredbreast

    Robinredbreast Type 1 · Oracle

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    It's not the money I'm worried about, it's staying awake............... that's the problem :arghh::p
     
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