Type 2s: What have you eaten today?

LivingLightly

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Yesterday:

B: Two poached eggs topped with a knob of butter, avocado and four tiger prawns seasoned with a good grinding of black pepper.
Water to swallow tablet.
Espresso.

L:Melanzane alla parmigiana, using aubergine without breading or flour, passata, mozzarella, parmesan, olive oil, oregano, garlic and basil. (Omitted breadcrumb topping from mine and finished with extra parmesan).
Braised cavolo nero with garlic and toasted almonds.
Skipped pud.
Water to drink.

D: Seafood salad made with brown shrimps and mussels, rocket, Romano peppers, celery, baby plum tomatoes, Kalamata olives, oregano and salad onions, dressed with an olive oil, balsamic and garlic vinaigrette, topped with pecan halves.
Water to wash down tablets.
 

LivingLightly

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Yesterday:

B: Two poached eggs topped with a knob of butter, avocado and three crevettes seasoned with a good grinding of black pepper.
Water to swallow tablet.
Espresso.

L: Walnut and mushroom nut roast made with onions, eggs and flax 'egg', (no breadcrumbs) garlic, vegetable stock and rosemary.
Vegetarian gravy
Steamed Brussels sprouts with toasted slivered almonds smothered with butter.
Carrots cut on the diagonal, onions and apple peel sautéed in butter.
Water to drink.
Skipped pud.

D: Seafood salad made with mussels and brown shrimps, lettuce, Romano peppers, celery, baby plum tomatoes, Kalamata olives, flat-leaf parsley and salad onions, with a dollop of home-made aioli for dipping, topped with roasted macadamia nuts..
Water to wash down tablets.
 
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cdpm

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Yesterday-
1 cup canned vege soup
1 cup cottage cheese

Today-
Scrambled eggs (badly intolerated)
2 cups sweet potato carrot soup

Really running out of protein foods that don't get tolerated.
 
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Hi @cdpm. That's baffling. Scrambled eggs have been well tolerated previously. What were your eggs cooked with, if you don't mind me asking?
 
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LivingLightly

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Yesterday:

B: Two poached eggs topped with a knob of butter and avocado, seasoned with black pepper and a wedge of Gorwydd Caerphilly.
Water to swallow tablet.
Double espresso.

L: Packed lunch made with leftover walnut and mushroom nut roast.
Celery sticks and baby plum tomatoes with chicory boats for scooping and a dollop of home-made mayonnaise for dipping.
Prawns and brown shrimps.
Almonds, hazelnuts and brazils.
Water to drink.

Mid-afternoon: black filter coffee

D: Smoked salmon and cream cheese salad made with lettuce, celery, baby plum tomatoes, salad onions, Halkidiki olives and Romano peppers, dressed with olive oil, lemon verbena and a touch of lemon juice, topped with pecan halves.
Water to wash down tablets.
 

cdpm

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1 small can of mushroom gravy
1 can chili
1 can cranberry sauce
1 cup roasted shredded chicken breast
1 cup stuffing
1 huge insulin dose
 
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1 small can of mushroom gravy
1 can chili
1 can cranberry sauce
1 cup roasted shredded chicken breast
1 cup stuffing
1 huge insulin dose
Hi @cdpm. I do hope you enjoyed today's meals and haven't suffered any intestinal distress.
 
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Yesterday:

B: Two poached eggs and scallops, asparagus spears topped with butter, all seasoned with a good grinding of black pepper.
Water to swallow tablet.
Espresso.

L: Aperitif: dry white wine.
Tuna steaks rolled in finely chopped celery and oregano, baked with sweet red peppers and aubergines, moistened with double cream and sprinkled with extra mature Cheddar cheese.
Steamed French beans and mangetout with a knob of butter and toasted pine nuts.
Water to drink.
Skipped pud.
Four squares, Montezuma's Absolute Black 100% cocoa chocolate.

D: Seafood salad made with king prawns and brown shrimps, avocado, baby plum tomatoes, salad onions and Kalamata olives with home-made aioli for dipping and topped with roasted macadamia nuts.
Water to wash down tablets.
 

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Family plans scuppered by illness for the second time this month. There are some nasty viruses doing the rounds.

Yesterday:

B: Two eggs scrambled in butter with a generous dollop of double cream, sautéed chestnut mushrooms and baby plum tomatoes, all seasoned with black pepper.
Water to swallow tablet.
Espresso.

L: Aperitif: dry white wine.
Baked whole sea bass, belly stuffed with sprigs of French tarragon and garlic, drizzled with olive oil.
Steamed asparagus spears topped with a knob of butter.
Broccoli, cauliflower, leeks, onions, garlic and sweet red peppers baked with olive oil.
Water to drink.
Skipped pud.
Four squares, Montezuma's Absolute Black 100% cocoa chocolate.

D: Salad made with anchovy fillets, soft boiled eggs, avocado, lettuce, Padrón chillies, salad onions, lemon verbena and a touch of lemon juice, with a dollop of home-made aioli for dipping, topped with pecan halves.
Water to wash down tablets.
 
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LivingLightly

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Yesterday:

B: Two poached eggs topped with a knob of butter, avocado and four tiger prawns, seasoned with a good grinding of black pepper.
Water to swallow tablet.
Espresso.

L: Courgetti alla puttanesca with anchovies, Kalamata olives, capers, canned tomatoes, garlic, olive oil, butter, oregano and spiralised courgettes.
Braised cavolo nero with garlic and toasted almonds.
Skipped pud.
Water to drink.

D: Seafood salad made with brown shrimps, mussels, shredded red cabbage, apple peel, celery, baby plum tomatoes and flat-leaf parsley with a dollop of aioli for dipping, topped with toasted pistachios.
Water to swallow tablets.
 
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cdpm

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Ravioli
Cottage cheese
Teriyaki noodles - didn't tolerate
 
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