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What foods do you miss most

Discussion in 'Ask A Question' started by AnnieC, Mar 16, 2014.

  1. Disneyfan

    Disneyfan Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    do you know what I miss? It's not a particular food, it's the lack of spontaneity ... the feeling like I have to plan, bake, create, check restaurant menus in advance, feeling cheated that it's a 3 course special so I'm paying for a pudding I won't eat (lots of work functions are arranged this way).. oh and the free buffets in work at the end of term that I can't eat anything from as its all sandwiches and pies and sausage rolls ... actually i do know what I miss ... proper sweet and sour ... i'm making a great one with passata and diet fanta but its not the same as the battered stuff!
     
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  2. DonnaC-T

    DonnaC-T Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Most days I don't miss any but some days I really miss bacon frazzle crisps, either Lidl or Sainsbury's own.
    But I'm eating better than I've ever eaten, I'm managing most fruits, except bananas, oranges. So all good really. X
     
  3. zand

    zand Type 2 · Expert

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    I miss chip butties. But to be honest, I never should have been eating them anyway!
     
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  4. carty

    carty Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I .miss chip buggies too especially as it would help me to put weight on
    Carol.
     
  5. Scandichic

    Scandichic Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Please tell me that this is a typo error! image.jpg
     
  6. Scandichic

    Scandichic Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I am normally a good girl but today I decided on an experiment. I ate a home made chocolate pot - cream, egg, dark choccie, butter. Serious heartburn and bloatedness. Have been awake since 3:30. Weird as taste buds changing and finding that I am increasingly wanting less sugary stuff. Had sliver of cake at weekend and that did nothing for me. Quite pleases me. Not enjoying being awake. Am going to have to get a glass of water and have to be up at 6:15. Bought choccie pot might be something I could have occasionally but think I'll give it a miss. First dessert since been diagnosed!
     
  7. carty

    carty Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    The brain goes into overdrive:eek: My only excuse is that G is just under T and I didnt have my specs on :oops:
    CAROL
     
  8. Nimacado

    Nimacado · Active Member

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    Never really been into sweet stuff. Struggling to find alternatives for my carb addiction. I thought carrot and swede mash might be an alternative to potato but it seems that's even worse from a carb perspective!! Warburton seeded batch loaf isn't too bad carbs wise. Tesco oatcakes with cucumber are a great snack. Who knew that pears and bananas were so carb loaded?? Learning a little day by day. Any tips or recipe ideas gratefully received....


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  9. cath99

    cath99 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    i craved apples ,, until this weekend i decided they were calling me to much lol so lucky for me i have agerman sheperd doggy who loves apples to so we go halfs on one , works for me x
     
  10. LittleGreyCat

    LittleGreyCat Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Apples may not be all that bad - assuming you eat to your meter.

    Glycaemic Load is supposed to be a better measure of suitability than Glycaemic Index and apples are listed as low GL.

    Confusion reigns, as usual.

    Cheers

    LGC
     
  11. Totto

    Totto Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Next Christmas I will miss the Finnish carrot pudding thing so will have to swap to the turnip variety.

    So far I haven't missed any food, but not eating grain is a bit impractical.
     
  12. RosieDred

    RosieDred Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    I miss cake. I started baking about 6 months before diagnosis but the day I got out of hospital I came home and put all my baking stuff at the back of the cupboard in a strop. Maybe I should start again.

    On different days I miss different things but on the whole I'm really happy with what I'm eating now. I'm actually cooking every day for the first time in my life. I do miss snacking on **** on movie night.


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  13. Indy51

    Indy51 Type 2 · Expert

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    It's pretty well accepted that low fat diets cause gallstones. Even on the Newcastle Diet they ask people to eat oil every day to keep the bile system functioning.
     
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    Amethyst8 Type 2 · Active Member

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  15. Joe Sweatthang

    Joe Sweatthang Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I miss the good old French stick ... Just the crust as I used to scoop out the white stuff. Loads of butter (which I still have) washed down with a nice cold glass of milk .


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  16. Kat100

    Kat100 · Guest

    Not buying and eating a lovely cream cake .....but I have made cake and shortbread with sugar subtitutes .....it's ok , but all the planning it's just not the same for me.....type 2 the rest of my diet is veggie with some carbs
     
  17. I read on here that for a bought cream cake fix, mini chocolate eclairs are not too bad for carbs.
     
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  18. AndBreathe

    AndBreathe I reversed my Type 2 · Expert
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    Today I have been sitting outside, trying to get something done, with a large hand of bananas "waving" at me from the banana plant. We also have a plantain bearing fruit at the moment, but it's draw isn't quite so seductive.
     
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  19. Kat100

    Kat100 · Guest

    Really, is that ok for the sugar though, might be ok for a treat .... ;)
    I may have to try out an eclair....I have thought about trying to make some .....I did years ago .....
     
  20. Not sure I understand the question lol. If they are low carb it follows they are low sugar.
     
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