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A little of what you fancy

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

  1. AnnieC

    AnnieC · Guest

    Chips are something I do treat myself to sometimes and my favorite way of eating them is drenched in vinegar with curry sauce on them..not exactly fine dining but oh so yummy
     
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  2. cold ethyl

    cold ethyl Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I'm a bit like that. I weigh up how much I really will enjoy the food v how badly my BS will spike and tbh in most cases I plump on side of BS. My last GP loved cake and ate it more than I ever did, but she also cycled 50 plus miles several days a week as well as yoga, and other exercise. What I've taken from that is that treats should be that. A treat for something you've done to earn them. So yes, indulge in a square of fudge or salted caramel if you want to, but not often and not without cutting carbs elsewhere and upping the exercise.
     
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  3. AnnieC

    AnnieC · Guest

    Zand I will know next week if I am now diabetic and if I am then I will cope with it At least by joining this forum I have learnt a lot and have changed my eating quite a bit and I will adapt it even more if I am T2 and I need to
    I asked the question about treats so no it does not taunt me to hear what people have or would like to eat Even people on weight loss diets have to give up things they enjoyed. I am a firm believer that we all need a treat sometimes especially if we are feeling a bit down and it only needs to be a little thing not a full blown high carb banquet and it does not do any harm if it is just occasionally
     
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  5. zand

    zand Type 2 · Expert

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    Well Annie I sincerely hope you are not T2. I think there's a good chance you won't be :)

    I'm sorry, I think my view of this thread may have been a little distorted by the fact that I'm having counselling for depression and deep seated childhood issues and I no longer view food as a treat, simply nutrition. My own treats when I am feeling down are buying a magazine, walking (when I should really be doing housework), leaving the washing up for my husband;), listening to music, driving - just anywhere. and chatting on forums. :)
     
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  6. AnnieC

    AnnieC · Guest

    Well that is great and having a treat does not always mean something to eat it is whatever works for you so I wish you well
     
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    CollieBoy Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    BUT NO PEE'ING ON THE SOFA!:p
    or it's
    BAD PUPPY!
     
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    noblehead Type 1 · Guru
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    I expect everyone will say the same, but my mam made the best rice pudding and we would fight amongst each other who got the skin off the top, she always burnt it which made it all the more enjoyable :)
     
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  9. CollieBoy

    CollieBoy Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    In winter/cold weather :yes, especiall ythe cream at the top:cool:
    but in summer, it was like eating cottage cheese 'cos the heat had turned it:yuck:
     
  10. Kat100

    Kat100 · Guest

    :angelic::angelic::angelic::rolleyes: That is a lot of years lol ;)
     
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  11. Robinredbreast

    Robinredbreast Type 1 · Oracle

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    :yuck: :yuck: :yuck: but my Ex loved rice pudding and I used to make it for him, with grated nutmeg on the top, and I haven't made it for donkeys years :happy: :joyful:
     
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    Robinredbreast Type 1 · Oracle

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    Just goes to show how 'human' most people are with little indiscretions. A light hearted thread that should be taken in the context it was written in by the OP. I have posted some nice memories, but I hasn't made me cave in to anything on the 'naughty list'. I actually popped into Holland and Barrett today and bought a bag of linseed to ground up for bread making ( when I get round to doing it) :rolleyes: but that sentence should really be on another section :oops: :angelic: lol

    RRB
     
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  13. Kat100

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    Today I walked round a shop a food shop for a reason , it was by chance , because supermarket food was done yesterday ....
    Anyway on entering the store for a free drink :p...very nice ...I was given a shopping list, on it were all the things I used to love ...
    Did I find it distasteful NO....I was more privileged , because if I want to have a taster or a treat of any of these foods that were on the list I will and I can ...lucky me...! My choice .
    I thought of Annie's thread at that moment ...because I was able to donate two boxes of Christmas biscuits to the food bank charity ...
    I have plenty of memories and alternatives to have instread of these boxes ...and now I have helped others , only in a small way , to have a treat and a memory from a food bank at Christmas ....lovely thread @AnnieC now I have my past memory of those Christmas treats and a future memory of which I have been able to allow someone else to enjoy ....distasteful no not at all ....why should it be ...humbling yes .....
    Opps I have encouraged a person to have a treat with sugar in and of course carbs ...but it is for Christmas after all ...Kat
     
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  14. AndBreathe

    AndBreathe I reversed my Type 2 · Expert
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    Have you tried baked sweet potato? I find I'm ok with that.
     
  15. Kat100

    Kat100 · Guest

    The birds love them ..but please soak them first ;)
     
  16. cold ethyl

    cold ethyl Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I've had the odd chunk. I'm not sure I could eat one baked even if I weren't diabetic as too sweet for me other than in small amounts or soup. I'm going to have a small baked one one day and cross my fingers .
     
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    izzzi Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I am going to drive back up to Scotland to find that Scotch pie van and the garage where petrol is just under £1 for 20 litres. It was about 50+ years ago, when I last had a Scotch pie.I hope nothing has changed.:)
     
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  18. Kat100

    Kat100 · Guest

    Well I hope the weather is good for you , no,heavy snow on your journey ....;)
     
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  19. izzzi

    izzzi Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    @Robinredbreast , talking about low prices how about £1.58p for 1klg linseed. today. WP_20141114_15_35_36_Pro.jpg we grind the seeds all the time.
    My wife would like your bread recipe with added linseed, Please.:)
     
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    Today, I am missing that gorgeous salty, rich, savoury tangy crispness you get with a fab cheese straw.

    I have some LC ones in the oven as I type. Heavy on the horseradish and black pepper. Light on the garlic powder. Sprinkled with posh sea salt.

    I'm not going to be able to hold off long enough for them to cool and get crispy...

    :happy::happy::happy:
     
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