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Type 2 Low carb breakfast

Discussion in 'Ask A Question' started by imperp, Jan 19, 2018.

  1. Mark_1

    Mark_1 · Well-Known Member

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    A piece of steak or livlife bread toasted with butter, cheese, peanut butter and a coffee with cream
     
  2. chri5

    chri5 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    As others have said, try to stop thinking in terms of traditional breakfast foods........... it`s actually quite liberating:).
     
  3. Geordie_P

    Geordie_P Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I need instant breakfasts to eat on the go, so that means boiled eggs, but as we're ruling those out, my other go to brekky options are:
    black coffee
    a block of cheese
    a handful of ham slices
    Tuna out the tin
    almonds from the jar
    Whatever was cold from the night before: chicken wings, as often as not
     
  4. Maradona

    Maradona Type 2 · Active Member

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    I find skyr yogurt with strawberries mixed in. Or half a cadbury flake mixed is even better. I find 1hr 15mins later my bg is 6.8 to 7.
     
  5. Jvsingh101

    Jvsingh101 Type 2 · Member

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    Hi all, I don't know if I'm doing some thing so wrong. I have a cup of tea and 2 wholemeal bread toast very light pineapple jam on it. Please advise. Thanks
     
  6. Geordie_P

    Geordie_P Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    If it doesn't raise your blood sugar, then OK, but it looks like quite a bad option as far as carbs go.
     
  7. Bluetit1802

    Bluetit1802 Type 2 (in remission!) · Guru

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    What diabetes medications are you taking?
    Have you got your own blood glucose meter? That will very quickly tell you what you are doing wrong, and I suspect the toast and jam will come off the menu, but let a meter tell you.
     
  8. Robbity

    Robbity Type 2 · Expert

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    Can I come and eat breakfast in your house - pretty please! Then I might change my mind and eat breakfast more often...:p

    Robbity
     
  9. MaxineKL

    MaxineKL Prediabetes · Well-Known Member

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    Extra-firm tofu crumbled up and added to a vegie stirfry.
     
  10. DCUKMod

    DCUKMod I reversed my Type 2 · Expert
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    I have done that very thing quite often.

    If you have never tried cauli rice paella (aka Pretendy Paella in this hacienda), you have never lived. Just do all the usual stuff, but stir fry in the "rice" a the end. Anything chorizo is a winner in my world.
     
  11. Grateful

    Grateful Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Breakfast is my only meal that is relatively carb-heavy. I don't care if one of my meals is higher carb as long as the daily carb total is OK.

    --One tablespoon of homemade granola (muesli) mixed with one tablespoon of wheat bran (to aid digestion in general). With two raspberries, four blueberries, one-third of a banana sliced, and zero-fat milk.
    --Two tablespoons of zero-fat Greek yoghurt.
    --Coffee, black, several cups.

    For those who question the zero-fat choice: That's what I've been doing for 30 years, and it's a habit that's hard to break. Full-fat dairy actually tastes fairly gross to me.
     
  12. wiflib

    wiflib Type 2 (in remission!) · Well-Known Member

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    I break my fast well into the afternoon with whatever is to hand and up to that point (and after) it’s coffe with double cream.
     
  13. bulkbiker

    bulkbiker Type 2 · Master

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    mmm that sounds great..will try out next week.
     
  14. Rachox

    Rachox Type 2 (in remission!) · Moderator
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    I’ve made cauliflower rice kedgeree, it’s good!
     
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  15. DCUKMod

    DCUKMod I reversed my Type 2 · Expert
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    Maybe just save a bit of your pealla seasoning mix for stir fry with the "rice", to directly flavour that too.

    I've tried most rice based things with cauli and they only real challenge is ensuring it picks up the flavour of the underlying dish, as opposed to an add in at the end.

    Enjoy!
     
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