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What have you eaten today?

Discussion in 'Low-carb Diet Forum' started by SamJB, Jan 24, 2013.

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  1. SamJB

    SamJB Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Thought this would be a good way to steal some ideas!

    I've had:
    Breakfast: tinned mackerel on almond flour bread.
    Snack: mixed nuts
    Lunch: tuna salad, cheese and coleslaw
    Tea: chicken and veg 5 spice stir fry
     
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  2. twinkle1980

    twinkle1980 · Well-Known Member

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    Breakfast

    Scrambled eggs, with chopped slice of streaky bacon, mushrooms and chives.


    Lunch:
    Sweet potato wedges
    leftover cajun spiced chicken
    salsa


    Dinner:
    grilled chicken breast
    salad with sweetcorn
    1 slice of burgens soya and linseed bread

    Snacks:
    small bowl of greek yoghurt and blueberries
    Kiwi fruit

    And desert tonight was sugar free jelly with single cream and a handful of strawberries.
     
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    VickiT11979 · Well-Known Member

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    Breakfast: 150g Lidl Greek natural yoghurt, sweetener, handful blueberries. This yoghurt is 3.2g carb per 100g & comes in a 1Kg re sealable pot.

    Lunch: chicken salad sandwich made with low carb bread (7g for 2 slices), recipe on lowcarbcooking.nz. Then went to lunch meeting & ate a mini quiche, some cherry tomatoes, feta cheese, few grapes & small slice melon.

    Tea: roast pork with cauliflower, broccoli, cabbage with butter, bacon lardons & creme fraiche, a Bloody Mary, glass white wine.

    Snack: 2 sticks celery & hummus, 11g salted popcorn.

    About 65-70g total carbs.
     
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    initforlove Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    breakfast

    2 fried eggs

    snack
    5 almonds

    lunch
    50 grams baby spinach
    5 radishes
    1 mushroom
    1 chicken drumstick

    afternoon snack
    tiny expresso size cup of coffee with 40 grams full fat milk

    dinner
    2 sardines in spring water

    supper
    2 walnuts
    50 grams low fat cheese [only because i dislike the taste of full fat cheese]
     
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    anna29 Type 2 · Well-Known Member
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    What a GREAT topic and idea this one is :clap:

    Yep we can look at others menu for the day .
    Giving others some inspiration and fabulous ideas to try :thumbup:

    Breakfast - 2 cups of coffee [never can eat till 11am arrives!]

    Lunch time - grabbed 3 pigs in blankets from hot deli - whilst shopped in morrisons
    kiddies melon and grapes box [ bought 2 for a £1 ]
    Nibbled all of these as went around the store :p

    Tea - vegetables [carrots,leeks, peas, small onion, bacon lardons casserole
    veg stock [use karro stock cubes as gluten free ] spoonful of veg puree.
    Saved a bowl of this for my lunch tomorrow too :)
    pomegranates already de-seeded/sprinkled on top of melon and grapes kiddies box.
    [fresh and tasty plus a great thirst quencher too]

    Now supping a rose wine with diet lemonade mixed spritzer [ hubby made it me :) ]

    I cant eat much in quantity plus I use Victoza which acts as an appetite suppressant .

    Anna.
     
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    Sarah69 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    This thread is such a good idea!

    Breakfast - 1 weetabix
    Lunch - 2 slices of toast with scrambled egg, Greek style yoghurt coconut flavour
    Tea - 2 sausages, chips and 2 fried eggs.
     
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    Pilgrim22 LADA · Well-Known Member

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    Breakfast - one crumpet, cup of coffee
    Lunch - cauliflower cheese, cup of coffee
    Evening meal- royal game soup, cup of coffee.
    Other throughout day - one cup of bovril, half glass milk, handful mixed nuts (no peanuts)
     
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    twinkle1980 · Well-Known Member

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    need to add 2 big :oops: helpings of the low carb brownie I made today, thanks to the lovely member who posted the recipe - cant remember her/his name sorry! It was delish!
     
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    ewelina Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    It must be me :D great you like it!

    Breakfast: Slice of dark bread with two soft boiled eggs
    Lunch: cauliflower pizza
    Dinner: Veggie soup and few pieces of dark chocolate :oops:
     
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    SamJB Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    This is exactly what I wanted, some great ideas. I'll definitely get back into yoghurt, have a look at that bread recipe and have a cup of bovril, not had that since I was a kid! I must get some of that sugar-free jelly. Where can I get it from? I need to look up that brownie recipe too!

    What is the cauliflower pizza - pizza base with cauliflower on it??

    Also, I need to add to my list a glass of dry white and a mug of cocoa made with almond milk and sweetener. (I am a man, honest)
     
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    SamJB Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    That's incredibly innovative. Great blog too. Cauli is a low carb miracle food. I use it for mash and rice. I'll definitely have a go at the pizza recipe.
     
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    ewelina Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Thanks :) I love cauliflower but ive never thought of using it that way. It was really nice, nearly like real pizza!
     
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    Great thread!

    Breakfast: 3 rashers of bacon, microwaved, on 1 slice of Burgen bread

    Other breakfasts I have: scrambled egg with smoked salmon, Greek yoghurt with a few raspberries, porridge (although I have to be really careful with that, if I have more than 25g it makes my sugar high), high-meat sausages, 1 weetabix with low fat unsweetened soya milk, cheese

    Lunch: a cheese salad (about 3oz grated cheddar cheese on top of a salad). Wasn't really my choice, it was all the catering lady at work had left that was suitable (ice not a sandwich or a baked potato)

    Other things I have: if I'm going out for lunch, a Nando's grilled chicken breast and a portion of olives, or there's a great wok/teppanyaki place where i choose stir fried chicken breast, mushrooms, cabbage, peppers, spring onions and carrot. if a pub meal, steak and a salad. At home, homemade vegetable soup, salami and cheese, lots of salad

    Dinner: tonight I had Chinese takeaway (some of each of: chicken with ginger and spring onion, won ton soup, vegetable mini spring rolls, stir fried bean sprouts, tofu with cashew nuts). Couldn't do a completely accurate carb count but my total pre-dinner was only about 12g, and I aim for under 50g so I had some to spare. My reading after 2 hours was 6.2 which I didn't think was too bad.

    Last night we had homemade burgers with good quality steak mince, grated Parmesan and bound with a couple of free range eggs. I wrapped mine in an iceberg lettuce leaf instead of a bun, which was gorgeous! Tomorrow it's duck breast, cauliflower mash and samphire.

    I don't ever have desserts other than one sugar free boiled sweet after each meal.


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    Sugar free jelly is in almost every supermarket. There is still a small amount of carbs, but carbs per portion is tiny.
     
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    This is great thanks! I'm vegetarian and used to following a low carb (ish) and low fat (ISH) diet, I find I end up eating the same things all the time, boring!! Since being diagnosed T1 at Christmas it's made me re-think my diet again, especially snacks. You given me some great ideas. I love almonds, I'll be buying some of those today! Yum yum, the only problem I have is trying not to eat too many! I'll have a look at the recipe ideas too.

    I noticed that bread had sneaked back into my diet just before diagnosis, I was eating all things I'd usually avoid, lots more chocolate for example! I'll have to try some alternatives to bread, like the low carb bread that was mentioned. I'm hoping to find some nice puddings too, I can't imagine never eating cakes again!!!!

    Thanks again!!
     
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    Ewelina,
    your blog looks great!!! I was unsure about the pizza but it looks gorgeous! Can't wait to try out the brownie recipe too!! You're a saviour! :clap:
     
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    Yay yes was you! Thank you for saving my sanity and letting me have a much less guilt ridden proper cakey "pig out"
    Sal xx
     
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    Yes the chocolate browine receipe looks lovely, however far too many carbs for me at the moment. Maybe i'll keep hold of it as a birthday cake treat.

    Generally I eat;

    breakfast- 2 x herta sauages, or some mixed berries with greek yog
    lunch-homemade soup, sugarfree jelly, with a little tinned fruit in it,
    dinner-some kind of home cooked curry, followed by a couple of squares of 74% chocolate from lidls

    snacks include cheese, salami, lidl do a version of peperami that I prefer, also nuts, and sugarfree jelly sweets, and sainsburys sugarfree marshmallows. also homemade rocky road and almost bounty bars from recipes in the chocolate paradise
     
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    Thank you all for nice comments about my blog. Ive just started and positive feedback encourages me a lot :D There was a topic about positives of diabetes and I must add having a blog to it. Without diabetes I would have never started and continue spending time online on some stupid and aimless stuff!

    Lenny, maybe you should try panna cotta. Without orange sauce it has 10g of carbs only. Im going to put chocolate mousse this weekend and it should be safer than chocolate brownie i think.
     
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