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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. Those pizzas sound amazing! Will definitely need to try them, thanks.

    Aubergine is my new thing. Had a very bitter one years back which put me off, but I like them again now. Was planning to make baba ganoush and coconut flour flatbreads for tomorrow's footy dinner, but the flour has been delayed in the post :( *gutted*
     
  2. cold ethyl

    cold ethyl Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Found some coconut flour today in local Booths but it was £5.99 a small bag and I couldn't remember what else I needed. Will have to write it down then go shopping again when I'm feeling flush.
     
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    Debmcgee Prediabetes · Well-Known Member

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    Yum!! I forgot I loved scallops. So tomorrow after my blood tests, I'll go stock up on aubergines, cauli and scallops.

    I ended up having bacon and scram eggs for dinner. Was delicious. It's nice to have time to enjoy it rather tab hurrying up the kids for school etc!

    Thanks xxxx


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    Diagnosed prediabetic Easter 2014. Just left to get on with it, no guidance or help from GP. Every day I'm learning something new.
     
  4. Brunneria

    Brunneria Other · Moderator
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    Lovely though that prospect is... I rarely stay in ketosis for more than a couple of days... But I'll let you know when the time comes... ;)
     
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    AndBreathe I reversed my Type 2 · Expert
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    Oh bother. Another fine plan withers on the vine.
     
  6. Spiker

    Spiker Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    94 sausages (1880 gpr, 517 gch)
    tonne of coleslaw (60000 gch)
     
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    Brekkie: green smoothie :happy: and a sickly frappacino thing :dead: that I wanted out of the fridge. Didn't have my meter with me, but my BG felt far too high afterwards.

    Bye bye ketosis :(

    Lunch: green smoothie and miso soup

    Snack: durian crisps

    Dinner: moussaka and green beans

    I miss @Spiker
    his keto adaptation diet was so inspiring...

    Edited to add: Wow! I must be psychic! ;) He just posted!

    Welcome back.
     
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    Brunneria Other · Moderator
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    And it'll be a dust magnet too. All those dead leaves...
     
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    Spiker Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    That's just an update of while I've been away. :)
    But psychic of @coldethyl to predict the exact quantity!
     
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    zazoopits Prediabetes · Well-Known Member

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    Brunneria, how do you make your green smoothie please? Just bought a blender and am up for a smoothie!! Thnx x

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    Scandichic Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Fry up, handful of nuts, 2 baby bels and sausage and lentil casserole. I will be having a cup of coffee and my usual green and blacks 3 squares. Casserole was utterly relish!
     
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    Weird Science Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Pre 6.3
    Post 2 hr 5.7

    3 egg cheese omelette, small glass of alpro coconut milk

    Small fry up
    Slice of cheesecake
    Pre 5.5
    Post 2 hr 6.1

    Thinly sliced pork with hot & sour sauce (love this at the moment)
    Slice of cheesecake
    Pre 5.9
    Post tbc
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  13. Breakfast: cheesy omelette

    Lunch: Greek yogurt, blueberries, cinnamon. Creamy decaf.

    Dinner: chickpea stew with fakey Parmesan and leaves (home grown)

    Pudding: pineapple jelly, strawberries, whipped cream.

    Will have a fennel tea later.
     
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    Hi!

    You are aiming for 60% veg (mainly leafy greens like spinach, kale or spring greens, but I also use cucumber, carrots, courgette, avocado, white cabbage). They should be fairly mild tasting.

    Then 40% fruit (use berries as a basis cos they are good for diabetics, but you also need some sweet fruit like pineapple or apple). I buy frozen pineapple, summer fruit, strawberries, blueberries, cherries. That way there is no prep time and no waste.

    It will taste like a fruit smoothie, hardly spike your BG, and look like a puréed swamp. :woot:

    Avoid fruit juices, sugar and sweeteners.

    Some blenders are strong enough to cope with frozen fruit, some aren't.
    Please don't burn out the motor with too much ice!

    I usually bung everything into the blender, pack it down a bit, and then add enough water so that the water level comes half way up the fruit/veg mix. You can adjust this to get the texture you want.

    You can add anything else you like; MSM, spiralina, hemp or flax seeds, macadamia nuts, sunflower seeds, muesli, hemp oil, coconut oil, half a lime (prevents oxidisation), coconut water, bean sprouts, yoghurt, wheatgrass, barley grass....

    Blend til it is the smoothest you can get and drink while cold.

    Remember, it is a work in progress! Not every smoothie is delicious, so just adjust your ingredients til you find a mix you like.

    My usual smoothie is about 100g spinach or kale, a large courgette, 1/3 punnet of frozen pineapple or 2 sweetish apples, and 1/3 punnet of frozen berries.
    This make up to at least 1.5 litres of smoothie, which is enough for Mr B and I to have 500ml each for breakfast, and a smaller glass as a dessert at lunchtime.
    It will keep in a sealed container, in the fridge, for 24 hours.
    500ml of that smoothie raises my BG by 1.5-2 after 2 hours, but that is entirely dependent on the veg content. Too little veg and the smoothie would spike my BG sky high.

    Here is a link to some other recipes:
    http://www.incrediblesmoothies.com/...s/green-smoothie-recipes-for-type-2-diabetes/
     
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    Quinoa with Cinnamon and Honey.
    Tea Coffee
    2 slices of Bury black pudding with 2 poached eggs on top.
     
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    donnellysdogs Type 1 · Master

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    Alpro plain yogurt with asstd berries for brunch.

    Lidl special offer last weekend £1.74 pulled pork, sweet potato with heaps of philadelphia.

    The pulled pork (no sauce they supply) was gorgeous.. At £1.74 for 400g of meat.. No bone as in ribs.. **** good price and very nice!!


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  17. Robbity

    Robbity Type 2 · Expert

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    I take it you weren't feeling very hungry then?? :p

    Robbity
     
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    Robbity Type 2 · Expert

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    I really fancy that pork! (But will forgo the onion with it as it gives me migraine :(...)

    Robbity, drooling...
     
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    Weird Science Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    If it helps they are shallots, but I'm guessing not, recipe on photo, hope you can read it, I leave the sugar out, and best with beef, but pork is cheaper :) I also use coconut oil for frying but that's my choice
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  20. cold ethyl

    cold ethyl Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    that sounds lush.

    Breakfast quorn sausages, bacon medallions, mushrooms, tomato
    Lunch leftover crustless quiche and salad
    Dinner leftover roast beef, gravy, cauli cheese and green veg.
     
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