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Snacks?

Discussion in 'Gestational Diabetes' started by GLVS, Sep 7, 2019.

  1. GLVS

    GLVS · Newbie

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    Hi,
    I'm 17wks having been diagnosed with GD at 15wks. I had it with 1st pregnancy but not picked up until much later. Currently diet controlled which is going ok-ish but really struggling with snacks. I feel hungry all the time, sick if I don't eat and really struggling with snacks. I'm bored already of cheese, natural /Greek yogurt, houmous and carrots/cucumber/celery and boiled eggs! Any ideas on something filling that would meet the 10g limit?

    Any advise gratefully received.
     
  2. Antje77

    Antje77 LADA · Moderator
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    Bacon and eggs? Home made dark chocolate truffles (85 or 90% chocolate, cream, butter, optional walnuts mixed in. Around 1 gram of carbs each, so you can eat quite a lot of them)? Nuts? Two slices of aubergine with ham and cheese in between, fried until the cheese melts? Cheese crisps (mature cheese, grated and zapped in microwave for a couple of minutes. They should be crispy as crisps after cooling, when they're chewy they need a bit longer)? Pork scratchings? Meatballs (make a batch and reheat or eat cold for snacking)? Deviled eggs? Olives?

    Hope you have a wonderful pregnancy and the best baby in the world, @GLVS !
     
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    #2 Antje77, Sep 7, 2019 at 10:52 PM
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  3. GLVS

    GLVS · Newbie

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    Love the meatball, cheese crisps and truffle ideas. Olives would also be fab at work! Thank you. I think I'll be trying them all!!
     
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    Goonergal Type 2 · Moderator
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    It’s quite expensive (but delicious) but Sainsbury’s sell a brand of baked snacking cheese called Serious Pig. Comes in handy sized bags and is very moreish.
     
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    Aldi gluten free nut bars. Two flavours and both around 5g per bar. Great for sticking in a bag if you need something when out too.
     
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    KK123 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Meat? I sometimes have a few slices of ham or beef or a chicken leg. At ANY time of the day, it may seem odd but try it! Also, make a batch of low carb soup and a small bowl of that whenever you like is also filling (and easy to prepare quickly). x
     
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