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Low carb foods and snacks?

Discussion in 'Low-carb Diet Forum' started by Sophzzz, Mar 30, 2020.

  1. Sophzzz

    Sophzzz · Member

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    Looking for low carb snacks and food? I’ve always struggled and just eaten what I wanted and injected for it, now I want to try low carb!!! Help maintain my sugar levels! If anyone knows of any app or can give me suggestions please comment :)
     
  2. bulkbiker

    bulkbiker Type 2 · Oracle

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    T1 / T2?

    Pork scratchings are my go to or cheese although I try to use them as a meal replacement rather than a "snack"
     
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  3. resander

    resander Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    My daily meals: breakfast, snack, lunch, snack and dinner are low-carb and give blood sugars 5.9-7.2mmol/L after 2hours for me.

    Meats & Fish: are usually no carbs or very low carbs
    Bacon: lean or streaky no carbs
    Sausages: Pork sausages, Frankfurters, (Dulano) Bockwursts, (Dulano) (Chilli) Bratwursts usually less than 2g carb per sausage
    Quarter pounders: Angus and Aberdeen (LIDL, Iceland...)
    0g carbs

    Cheese: Cheddar, Gouda, Edam, Ementhal 0g carb or very low carb
    Eggs: boiled, micro-wave poached, fried eggs 0-0.5g carbs per egg
    Omelette: 2-3 eggs omelette(filling of your choice)
    usually 3-5g carbs per omelette

    Vegetables in grams per 100g
    Low carb veg:
    mushrooms 0.3, celery 0.8, kale 1.4, spinach 1.5
    avocado 1.9, celeriac 2.3, leek 2.9, spring-onion 3, squash 3, cauliflower 3, broccoli 3.2,
    cabbage 4, okra 4, green/red peppers 4,
    turnip 4.7, swede 4.8

    Medium carb veg:
    carrots 8, onions 8, peas raw 9, corn frozen 9,
    peas mushy canned 11, corn canned 12


    Breakfast:
    2 Sausages, 2 Eggs, 50g cheese OR
    Bacon and Eggs, 50g cheese OR
    3-egg Omelette, 50g cheese

    Snack: Morning and afternoon
    Cream Coffee Instant coffee + 3 tbsp double cream OR
    Greek Yogurt (+50g raspberries/strawberries)

    Lunch:
    3-egg Omelette, 50g cheese OR
    Tin sardines in tomato sauce or oil, mash/poached eggs/Vegs OR
    2 Quarter pounders with cheese topping
    Left-overs

    Dinner:
    Meat or Fish with Vegs

    Vegs is
    mashed/boiled celeriac/cauliflower + a low carb veg + sometimes small quantity of medium carb veg.


    White Rice, grains(e.g. porridge), potatoes, pasta, battered fish/meat, normal bread totally banned.
     
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