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Fat free strawberry quark

Discussion in 'Low-carb Diet Forum' started by Sweet_Sophie, Nov 14, 2019.

  1. Sweet_Sophie

    Sweet_Sophie Prediabetes · Well-Known Member

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    What are your thoughts on this ?
     
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    Sweet_Sophie Prediabetes · Well-Known Member

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    Should have started with hello !!
     
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    Resurgam Type 2 (in remission!) · Expert

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    Might be alright with cream and berries maybe, but if the attraction is the no fat - problematic.
     
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    Rachox Type 2 (in remission!) · Moderator
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    If you’re looking to lower carbs, most members here eat higher fat than this or there’s no energy source. I buy full fat versions of yoghurts etc... these days.
     
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    TriciaWs Type 2 (in remission!) · Well-Known Member

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    All the fat free flavoured quark I've seen contains starch, used as a thickener, in addition to sugar.
    I would rather have fat than added starch.

    If you like quark maybe you could buy unflavoured/unthickened and add some berries plus a little sweetener?
    Otherwise, try some real Greek yogurt (not greek style as that has more carbs). I have this most evenings with fresh raspberries.
     
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    Sweet_Sophie Prediabetes · Well-Known Member

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    Ok thanks just looking at this as a one-off. I buy full fat too
     
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    Brunneria Other · Moderator
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    I looked it up on the Tescos website:

    Ingredients
    Quark Skimmed Milk Soft Cheese, Strawberry (6%), Water, Cornflour, Natural Strawberry Flavouring, Concentrated Lemon Juice, Concentrated Black Carrot and Carrot Juice, Sweeteners (Acesulfame K, Sucralose).

    I would never say never ;) but my prefered alternative would be 10% fat Greek yog, preferably sheep's milk, and if I wanted fruit flavouring on it, I would go for an actual strawberry. But then I don't get on very well with the sweeteners mentioned in the ingredients list. Maybe as a one off? But not regularly, for me, my body, and my circumstances.
     
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    ianf0ster Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I don't understand what the attraction is. If I wanted a little protein with no carbs or fat, then I would eat some chicken breast.
    But usually I want some fat to both give flavour and to keep me feeling satiated,
     
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    Diakat Type 1 · Moderator
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    Not every eats meat.
    Not everyone breaks food down into “I want protein”.
     
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    HSSS Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Again I try go for full fat Greek but occasionally I do have a pot of something like this or the high protein yoghurts for variety mainly. I add as much double cream as fits in the top of the pot and stir it through first to make it more filling though.
     
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    Sweet_Sophie Prediabetes · Well-Known Member

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    Thanks for the advice and ideasofadding creams. Just sick of proteins and nuts sometimes.
     
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    Daphne917 Type 2 (in remission!) · Well-Known Member

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    @Sweet_Sophie I had one of these lunchtime and I enjoyed it as it was ie straight from the fridge.
     
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    Sweet_Sophie Prediabetes · Well-Known Member

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    I do that too
     
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