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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. Spiker

    Spiker Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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  2. My dinner tonight was only a partial success. Coconut lime cauli rice was great. Mushroom jalfrezi was more like soup :( But I think I know how to fix it next time.
     
  3. miriamy

    miriamy Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Pint of water
    Breakfast
    Pint of water
    A scrambled egg -no milk or fat on half a slice of homemade spelt toast bowl of mixed salad with coffee xylotol and koko milk

    Mid morning
    coffee and koko milk and xylotol

    Lunch
    Pint of water
    1 kohlrabi and celeriac rosti
    Red cabbage and carrot coleslaw
    Roasted butternut squash and courgette
    Grilled salmon cutlet

    Mid afternoon
    Pint of water
    Bowl of mixed salad
    Feta and smoked salmon
    1/2 medium boiled spud
    Coffee as before

    Supper
    Pint of water
    Mixed salad
    Steamed cauliflower and carrots with peanut sauce
    Coffee
    Water

    All yummy. I feel I over ate at lunchtime today. I should have eaten something mid morning....



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  4. AndBreathe

    AndBreathe I reversed my Type 2 · Expert
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    What happened after longer than the 30 minutes with the fudge cake? If your ice-cream is the one you have often talked about, it's high fat? Did you have any delayed blood rise action?
     
  5. Scandichic

    Scandichic Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Continued going down. After 1 hour 6.6 - didn't test after that. Yes the ice-cream was my low carb high fat version. It was the half a cream egg and 1/2 a slice of fudge cake which were naughty.
     
  6. Just been told that my daughter bought two bags of quorn Swedish balls last night, but didn't put them in the freezer :facepalm:

    Please just pencil me in on this thread for the foreseeable future as "quorn Swedish balls and something" for dinner.
     
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    Scandichic Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    You should serve them with boiled or mashed potatoes, cranberry sauce (lingon can't be found in the local supermarket in the uk) and/or cream sauce. I have a packet mix which depends on where you live as to whether you can get hold of it. Found this recipe which you could try:
    Ingredients:
    200ml beef stock
    400ml double cream
    1 finely diced onion
    Black pepper
    Salt

    Fry the onion add the rest of the ingredients and simmer for 5 minutes.
    Don't know what you could substitute beef stock with. Totto or modesty might be able to suggest something. Don't know whether you eat potatoes?
     
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    What a fab day.
    Am on annual leave, so no office food! Yippee!!!

    On waking: cheese string
    Breakfast: green smoothie, coffee with cream
    Lunch: mixed grill, 1/3 portion of wonderful chips, grilled tom and mushroom
    Snack: smallest Costa hot choc with cream and NO MARSHMALLOWS (shudder)
    Dinner: pulled pork with sugar snap peas, broccoli and green beans
    Bedtime: will have another cheese string.
     
  9. Thanks for the suggestions. No spuds for me I'm afraid, just the occasional child's stolen chip :jimlad:

    Made a big pot of quorn balls with tinned tomatoes, mushrooms, yellow pepper, spagbol oxo cube, rosemary, thyme, black pepper and balsamic vinegar. Served on courgette "spaghetti" and topped with cheese.
     
  10. sanguine

    sanguine Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Disjointed day today, BG 6.0 at 5:30am, early train for business trip, nothing low carb of course (must remember to take own breakfast next time). Picked up some feta and olives, houmous and berries at an M&S for a late and light lunch. BG 5.3 before dinner with colleagues, then scallops with crispy bacon, chicken with mushroom and tomatoes (declined new potatoes and chips), a glass of red wine (first alcohol for over a month) and a coffee spread over 2 1/2 hours. BG then 6.8, so not too bad.

    Hopefully more regular meals tomorrow!
     
  11. miriamy

    miriamy Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Pint of water
    Breakfast
    Mixed salad, feta cheese, sauerkraut, half slice homemade spelt bread toasted
    Pint of water
    Coffee and ss milk xylotol
    Vits and ionic zinc

    Tea break
    Coffee and whole milk
    (Forgot to take my snack bag to work so no nuts or fruit. ****!)

    Lunch
    Pint of water
    Large portion mixed bean salad, grated carrot, mixed green salad, Greek salad on one big plate !
    Coffee and whole milk xylotol

    Mid afternoon
    Apple
    Coffee and whole milk
    1/2 pint water

    Supper
    Pint of water
    Roast chicken
    Mixed Salad
    1/2 boiled spud
    1/2 plate yummy steamed ps broccoli fresh picked
    Medium Steamed carrot
    Braised celeriac and kohlrabi
    Gherkin
    Spiced Rhubarb and greek yogurt
    Coffee and ss milk
    Pint of water

    Mid eve
    Pint of water

    Bedtime
    Teaspoon of peanut butter to stop dawn dump....Hopefully



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  12. Breakfast: cheesy omelette

    Lunch: Greek yogurt, veg jelly, strawberries. Creamy decaf

    Dinner: quorn balls with courgette "spaghetti" and cheese (again!)

    Pudding: 85% choc, strawberries, almonds, creamy decaf
     
  13. Brunneria

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    On waking: cheese string
    Breakfast: 2 poached egg on buttered Livlife toast, water
    Snack: v small latte
    Lunch: the hottest piri piri chicken ever! I thought my lips were going to burn off! Delicious. Ate half the chips and wolfed the salad to try and cool things down. It didn't work. Water
    Evening: broccoli, sugar snap peas and garden peas with pulled pork.
    Last thing: another cheese string...
     
  14. sanguine

    sanguine Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Miriamy, that's very impressive water intake!
     
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    Emma23 Type 1 · Active Member

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    I haven't been a diabetic today! I've had a day where I've stuck my two fingers up at it! It's been great I've had chocolate biscuits and chocolate cake! Yippee...... Until tomoz when I feel absolutely shattered and it's all caught up on me! But I'm grieving so as I don't smoke anymore and hardly drink why not ey!!


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  16. Spiker

    Spiker Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Breakfast was a nice tasty correction dose. Yum, yum, my bloodstream is my larder.

    Lunch was a 75g bag of salted peanuts. They had 2/3 the carbs of the roasted ones. 4gch.
    About 7pm I had a decaf cappuccino that sent my blood sugar up by 4 mmol/L. I took my usual half unit of insulin but that wasn't enough. I may have to give up cappuccino if that recurs.

    Dinner was 300g of steak, on special at Tesco at 3 for £10!, plus a salad of broccoli, grated carrot and green beans. 75g protein, 5gch. For the 75gpr I took the equivalent insulin of 25gch delayed delivery over 1 hr. Apart from the weird coffee spike, blood sugar was good and flat all day. I bought an apricot croissant with the coffee, as I was hungry (so maybe the coffee spike was really a glycogen dump?), but didn't eat it. I bought two bars of 74%-cocoa chocolate, 32%ch, but didn't eat those either. I wasn't tempted. For most of the day I wasn't hungry. It was a great illustration of how low carb can be easy. Sometimes.

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  17. merylann

    merylann Type 2 · Member

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    Mmmm just tried the beyond dark orange buttons.divine.also got the plain and raspberry to try

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  18. RosieDred

    RosieDred Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    I love them all, especially the raspberry ones! I get my partner to drive me to our closest sainsburys 20 minutes away just to get some lol


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    Ears pricked. Eyes bright. Tail wagging expectantly.

    What are these, please?
     
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  20. merylann

    merylann Type 2 · Member

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    They are called beyond dark moments of pleasure 70% dark chocolate buttons sold in sainsburys. Mmmmm

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