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Discussion in 'Type 1 Diabetes' started by Robinredbreast, Jun 10, 2018.

  1. Jaylee

    Jaylee Type 1 · Moderator
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    Is that a crisp or some sort of cake..? Please elaborate...
     
  2. Jaylee

    Jaylee Type 1 · Moderator
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    Ah, the 1970s don't remember this gem.

    ... Too buisy watching my generation get fried on pylons trying to get their ball back in public anouncment shorts? ;)
     
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  3. LooperCat

    LooperCat Type 1 · Expert

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    The seaweed is from Costco, and is basically a pack with a couple of dozen sheets about 10x8cm - I cut them in half with a pair of kitchen scissors. It’s crunchy and slightly salty, although I add extra salt, and as few carbs as to be not worth counting. About seven quid for ten packs, I love it.
     
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  4. Jaylee

    Jaylee Type 1 · Moderator
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    Thanks, I've experimented with seaweed before. (Don't dislike it.) But never realy got my head round the carb content. (To be honest.)
    Looked on it like a form of "grass." (If you are familiar with what grass can do "carb wise" to a horse? You will understand my reservation.)
     
  5. evilclive

    evilclive Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Ooh, somebody mentioned crisps.
    Tudor crisps were the crisps of my childhood (Cleveland). Gammon were the best, but I was young. Moving to the midlands where it was nasty walkers was a come down, and walkers have the colours for salt+vinegar and cheese+onion the wrong way round.
    Seabrooks crisps are made about 30 miles from here and aren't bad.
    Proper cheese doritos are reliable.
    Green pringles can be scoffed.
    The posh pipers Kirkby Malham chorizo ones are very nice, and I think their sweet chilli flavour might be good too.
    I eat nice and spicy nik naks on walks a fair amount, originally introduced to us by a friend who'd done the calories per penny and worked out these had the most and were hence the best. My wife eats the scampi and lemon ones, aka foot and socky, especially if she wants space on a train.
    Bacon wheat crunchies for an occasional change.
    Pickled onion monster munch or their cheaper relative space raiders are disgusting packing foam and a secret fetish of mine.
    Smiths bacon fries are excellent with a beer at the end of a walk - the salt hit..
    But for conventional crisps, the UK just isn't any good. Spanish jamon ruffles are good, and revived my wife after our longest ever bike ride, but the best are the paprika crisps. Extra Wurzig!
     
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  6. hh1

    hh1 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Thanks Mel
     
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  7. MeiChanski

    MeiChanski Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    I love Costco!
     
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  8. MeiChanski

    MeiChanski Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Morning friends,
    6.3 and I finally ripped off my expired sensor, I am giving my arm that good ol' itch. :hilarious: My pink fan is being delivered today, yay so exciting but too bad England is much cooler now. :rolleyes: I feel with any kind of crisps, once you open them and start crunching, you can't stop. :hilarious: or crackers, I love crackers.
     
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  9. WuTwo

    WuTwo Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    I like the Real Eat Quinoa crisps, and the lentil ones. And I just found Oatsy Arrabiata Pesto (like oat doritos) and they do a Rosemary flavour.

    I very very very much want those seaweed thing [email protected] dCP showed us. Oh yum! Am very fond of seaweed.

    I like the baked crisps too - and there are lot I can & do eat - McCoy do several types I enjoy too much too often.....
     
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    therower Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    @evilclive . A comprehensive list of crisps :). Can’t completely agree on everything :).
    Your mention of bacon wheat crunchies did though bring back memories of Frazzles.
    Eat a pack of those things and you’d still be getting a repeat of the taste the following week.:banghead::banghead::banghead:
     
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  11. WuTwo

    WuTwo Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    And thinking of diabetic control - I roam around between about 2.7 and 19 and aim, often more in hope than certainty, at the 5's.
     
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  12. SueJB

    SueJB Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    These are my current eat
    seaweed.jpg
     
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  13. SueJB

    SueJB Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Morning all, how are things?
    Drizzling and grey here but I'm well and Madam's up herself but as everyone says, we are trying! Yey, I am a wimp and knew I'd deliberately underbolused yeterday evening ......or should that be underbloused. Anyway, not surprised at Madam and to be honest, although I don't think the figure is acceptable, I've got no choice and have dealt with it.

    Enough of moaning. I'm alive and ready to kick or kicking and ready to live.
    I'm glad my mention of crisps brought some interesting lists.
    I'm going to have a Google to see how much a cgm costs and the thingies you glue on your arm
    Thanks for your support guys........... it was welcome and needed.
    Have a splendid day and don't forget your brolly:D:D
     
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  14. Robinredbreast

    Robinredbreast Type 1 · Oracle

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    Morning all, it's a very wet Saturday and our family day out to the seaside is cancelled. So it may be lunch at my house. I was so looking forward to going, but alas, our predictably unpredictable weather has thrown a spanner in the works.

    Whatever you are doing, have a good weekend all.
     
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  15. WuTwo

    WuTwo Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Where do you get them please?

    And @Mel dCP - where do you get your seaweed crispy things please?

    I wants them!
     
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    WuTwo Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    My son & d-i-l are coming over for dinner tomorrow, so I might get some prep done if I can. I hope so. Also, want to search for a good cheese making book on Amazon.
     
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  17. Robinredbreast

    Robinredbreast Type 1 · Oracle

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    I remember Frazzels.
     
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  18. Daphne917

    Daphne917 Type 2 (in remission!) · Well-Known Member

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    1. Quavers
    2. Wheetos - any flavour but bacon the best (or does that count as lots of favourites?)
    3. Ringos - onion ring things from Aldi
     
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  19. WuTwo

    WuTwo Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Ooooh I love onion rings!

    I so wish we had an Aldi near us. There's a big site between us and the next town with a huge notice saying it's going to be an Aldi sometime next year or the year after and I'm looking forward to it. I told my d-i-l who used to work at Asda so she can tell her mates who've been let go due to cutbacks. The Aldi gave a number for recruitment. I hope it helps the ex Asda ladies!

    We have a Lidl but it's kinda small and doesn't have much, but the Aldi have bought a mahoosive site!
     
  20. WuTwo

    WuTwo Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Just read this - many thanks!
     
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