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Breakfast

Discussion in 'Type 1 Diabetes' started by Smiler99, Oct 6, 2021.

  1. Smiler99

    Smiler99 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    What do you have for breakfast that keeps you going?
     
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    Riva_Roxaban Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Bacon, eggs, steak, sausages, tomatoes, mushrooms, cheese, reheated leftover veggies, butter, low carb bread, vegimite, that's my basic list of food to mix and match.
     
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    kvetiny Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Sometimes omelette or anti pasti mix. Sometimes nothing. That's normally early lunch at 11am. Don't do breakfast. Eat twice a day. Try and keep lunch light otherwise my sugars will rise too much.
     
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    Smiler99 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    I was trying to see what people had as I just have porridge with alpro and water
     
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    hyponilla Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    I have a cheese omelette and then I don't eat until dinner time. Protein and fat is very filling.
     
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    sleepster Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    If I'm having a lower carb breakfast I have a fried egg with spices and avocado (sometimes tomato or black beans with it) and some lime juice and sweet chilli sauce. Sounds a bit weird but it's really nice.
    If I'm being healthy-ish I have banana, greek yoghurt and nuts or seeds with a bit of honey. Or porridge. If I'm not being remotely healthy or lower carb I have toast, crackers with peanut butter or cereal, usually shreddies or bran flakes.
     
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    EllieM Type 1 · Moderator
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    I'm a fan of unsweetened greek yogurt with berries (either fresh if they are in season or microwaved frozen ones if they aren't). But I often skip breakfast because I just don't need as much food as I did when I was young.
     
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    DEBBIESCOTT MODY · Well-Known Member

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    Usually exercise before breakfast so have
    Black coffee, slice soughdough toast with butter, marmite, whole avocado, 2 poached eggs & blueberries, or
    Black coffee, slice soughdough toast with butter & peanut butter, scrambled eggs & mozzarella, whole avocado & blueberries or
    Boiled eggs & 25g oats with almond milk, cinnamon, sunflower seeds & blueberries,
    Sunday no exercise so make cream cheese pancakes with blueberries
     
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  9. Juicyj

    Juicyj Type 1 · Expert
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    I keep my brekkie low carb as I find the blood glucose rise can take all morning to bring down otherwise so try to limit it to 10g carbs, also a fan of eggs and unsweetened yoghurt with strawberries or blueberries. It's also striking a balance between something that will keep you going till lunch too.
     
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    becca59 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    I’m also a fan of a low carb Greek yoghurt and berry breakfast. 10 carbs worth in total. It keeps me going til about 2-3 when we have our main meal. I am very active so it obviously sustains me. Has to be full fat yoghurt though. Long ago ditched anything carb heavy in the morning. Too tricky to control. Can manage a bowl of porridge later in the day without issue.
     
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    ultradad Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    4 eggs most days and add in some cathedral mature cheese for a change :)
     
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    coby Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I sometimes have porridge too, but only one heaped tablesp, mixed with two dessertsps of chia, pumpkin seed mix, and almond milk. Today I had Greek yogurt with the same seed mix plus a few blueberries and a small amount of double cream poured over. Neither of these raise my blood sugar. I also like scrambled eggs ... especially as it's so quick to make on a cold morning:)
     
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    Yaya10_10 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Eggs or toast with cheese.

    I found out if you do good at breakfast, your numbers will improve
     
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    Smiler99 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Thanks guys I had my insulin changed yesterday now taking lower amounts as I had 3 hypos in 24 hours
     
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    annliggins Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    I have what i fancy .....egg on toast or beans or sausage ...just bolus and keep under 10 no worries
     
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    Ushthetaff Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Not really a breakfast person but when I do it’s normally 4 eggs scrambled with bacon and brown sauce .
     
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