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Discussion in 'Low-carb Diet Forum' started by Administrator, Apr 20, 2015.

  1. SlimLizzy

    SlimLizzy Prediabetes · Well-Known Member

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    30.09.2020
    Breakfast. Nut granola, 2x CWC
    CWC
    Spent far too much time on laptop writing a sad sob story(totally true ofc) to go with pic of Cat. Anyone want a link? Hoping/not hoping the charity will be able to find him a home. Visiting vet again tomorrow to get Cats ears looked at. And to ascertain his reproductive ability. The charity will not rehome unless he is confirmed as neutered.
    After lunch more relocating stuff to upstairs, in preparation for bathroom fitting, then a bit of log splitting, very satisfying to be able to wield the axe with force. Got nearly all the wood under cover now. Although still some lengths left for cutting. About 10 mins digging, wanted to finish the area started yesterday, but weather decreed otherwise.
    Dinner reheated moussaka, carrots and a dish of mixed cabbage and cauli. Wine, coffee and lemon tea.
    @shelley262 hugs for the sore arms but glad for you that's all it is. MrSlim had two days in bed after flu and pneumonia jabs on the same day. That's almost unheard of!

    @Annb hope you feel better today and that you get some good news about your grandaughter.
    @Mauriac cabbage Thoran is a Keralan recipe. The Keralans are blessed with many coconut trees and use them in near enough everything. They even make a coconut alcohol product known as toddy from the flowers. This takes only about a day to make and is extremely potent, becoming stronger as the day goes on. Drinking toddy can be dangerous - it's known that bad toddy can cause blindness, but there are still queues at every toddy stall in the morning.
     
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  2. zauberflote

    zauberflote Prediabetes · Well-Known Member

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    @SlimLizzy from my experience with 5 male cats over the years, neutering them all at about 10 months, if you look under the tail and see anything, Cat is still a tom. Neutering is not difficult, not expensive compared to spaying, and young cats don't even know they had surgery (in my experience).
    I am jealous of you! I have never had the nerve to split wood. Must be my flute player fear of fast-moving sharp objects!
     
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  3. ziggy_w

    ziggy_w Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Hello all,

    Hugs for the sore upper arm and dthe stressful times, @shelley262.

    Today ...

    Breakfast: A double decaffeinated espresso with cream and erythritol.

    Lunch: Half a DD keto roll with mayonnaise and smoked salmon. About 25g of 88% chocolate.

    Dinner: Half a DD keto roll with mayonnaise with gouda. A bit of the boeuf bourgignon. Some dry red wine.
     
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  4. Annb

    Annb Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Didn't make the cabbage thoran today after all. Started feeling grotty again and didn't eat anything until about 8.30 this evening, when I just threw a couple of sausages and some mushrooms into a pan and left them to look after themselves. Tomorrow, hopefully, will be a better day.

    Em came in from school and she made her apple strudel - I helped her peel and chop the apples. She's still not totally reliable with a sharp knife. She chose ground ginger to go into the apple mixture and put half a tub of cake crumbs in (about 3 fairy cakes-worth) and a couple of (her) handfuls of raisins. Probably rather a lot of sugar - she just kind of dolloped it in (she's going to be my style of cook). Shop bought filo pastry wrapped it all up and I put it into the oven for her. Unfortunately, it was still baking when Mum and great granddaughter arrived to pick her up. Both children were entranced by a fairly big, red, origami dragon Neil had made for Em.

    Latest news of elder granddaughter - she has been bleeding (not sure how much) for the last 2 days and the doctors say they don't know if it is her or the umbilical. As before, they are keeping an eye on her and waiting...
     
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  5. lucas1986

    lucas1986 · Member

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    Cheesy omelette.

    Yogurt and berries.

    And about 4 Nicks bars! :D
     
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  6. Brunneria

    Brunneria Other · Moderator
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    Morning All! :)

    fab food day yesterday.

    B: none cos I got up too late to bother
    L: chicken livers with garlic and cream (leftovers again today)
    D: chicken breast stuffed with Boursin, wrapped in bacon and roasted, with Herbs de Provence.

    needless to say, we were out for the evening meal! Lol.
    Will do that chicken myself once I get home.
     
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  7. Bex72

    Bex72 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    You must have the most amazing views, it sounds idyllic. We live a few miles away from RHS Hyde Hall Gardens, which I believe is reported to be the driest place in the UK. We have to do a lot of watering to keep the garden alive. There were a few casualties this summer. I built a raised garden in the front garden this year and had courgettes, cabbages, chillis and tomatoes growing. I will get a frame and netting next year as the cabbage whites spotted my cabbages. It seemed odd having it by the front door and driveway but it is the sunniest spot.
    The lamps sound perfect. I hope they allow you to nuture your herb seedlings. It is so expensive to buy fresh herbs.
    I have chard that I grew from seed on my window ledge. I never got around to planting it out. It is ready to eat ....I will have to work out what do with it.
    Good luck
     
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  8. LaoDan

    LaoDan Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Two cheat days in a row, yesterday I had crab legs and beer. Today fish and chips and a huge slice of birthday cake. I can literally feel the sugar coursing though my veins as I spike. Waiting for the crash lol.
     
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  9. maglil55

    maglil55 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Tuesday Bed 6.2 FBG 6.4
    @shelley262 & @DJC3 - That is a good idea to mix the DGF boxes.
    @ziggy_w - I use frozen cauliflower rice straight from the freezer. I start by softening chopped onion or shallots in butter then I add the cauli rice . If I'm adding mushrooms I fry them off in butter & parsley separately and keep them to one side. Season the cauli rice/onion with salt & pepper (sometimes I add chilli, it just depends). Start adding stock while the cauli is still frozen. Like risotto, add it slowly and let it absorb the stock. I use different stocks depending on what I'm making. I usually have about 1/2 of one of these large "hug mugs" filled with a strong hot stock. Keep adding gradually until you get a texture you are happy with. I find it's between 5 - 10 mins. Add the mushroom mix (or whatever else you are using) then the mozzarella. Mix through and let the mozzarella melt. Alternatively, you can use parmesan and a touch of cream. It's wonderfully variable and a lot quicker than "normal" risotto. I use a wok with a lid. At the early stages I add stock and put the lid on and just watch. As it absorbs stock I keep the lid off and give it frequent stirs.
    Tuesday
    B. TAG and a couple of Ryvita thins with a little pate and M&S whipped cheese.
    L. DGF lemon & blueberry
    D. Chicken escalope with a curry coating with lettuce, avocado, tomato & mozzarella salad. Scoop of Halo Top strawberry cheesecake with raspberries.
     
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  10. maglil55

    maglil55 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I'm still trying to find out how mine is going to be done on the phone! Even getting the surgeries to answer the phone is an achievement.
     
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  11. maglil55

    maglil55 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I first came across black garlic on Masterchef. Morrisons stock it now. It seems to be the latest "cheffie" thing to hit the streets.
     
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  12. Goonergal

    Goonergal Type 2 · Moderator
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    Does it taste any different to the ordinary stuff, or is it just the colour?
     
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  13. DCUKMod

    DCUKMod I reversed my Type 2 · Master
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    Dinner was unexpectedly early today, as it cooked more quickly than I had estimated.

    Schweinshaxe und Saurkraut, aber ohne Kartoffelpuree.

    Very yummy, and ate too much crackling, but heck. Whilst the leftover meat and bones will go for stock, the crackling? Well ..... IMG_1601571193.041652.jpg
     
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  14. Goonergal

    Goonergal Type 2 · Moderator
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    That looks yummy @DCUKMod

    Ate 3 meals today.

    Breakfast was Greek yoghurt with 2 squares Lindt 90%
    Lunch was Nando’s - 5 wings and halloumi
    Dinner was oxtail - used the leftover gravy from the beef brisket to cook it in. Delicious.

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  15. ianpspurs

    ianpspurs Type 2 · Expert

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    Good evening all. Stopped sleeping before 5.00 am - my body keeps forgetting there is a war on woke. A day of immense blessings from grandchildren versus LC food. The Almighty does seem to have overcompensated there.
    B= 3 x 800 mls mugs of Assam tea with almond milk - 1 with 2 x tsps inulin and joy from 2 Granddaughters. Snack: - after playtime at the park with the gals - yes, I know when I’m blessed; 800 mls CWC and Monin SF caramel syrup. Lunch : Pastrami, cheddar, celery, cucumber and walnuts - sort of ploughpersons. Main meal - 3 grandchildren here, more blessings: Mackerel and avocado salad with the spiffing vinaigrette and seeds - not quite the Glilette meal, that comes tomorrow. You’d think there might be some nutrients in there somewhere.
     
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  16. Annb

    Annb Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    That also looks yummy!
     
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  17. shelley262

    shelley262 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Hi all the arm which had pneumonia vaccination was much better today took two paracetamol before my swim - as still a bit painful first thing but after I had stretched out doing alternate lengths back stroke and breast stroke it’s really really calmed down. Phew back to my usual self and better able to deal with my responsibilities.
    @SlimLizzy interesting to hear about mr slims reaction to having flu and pneumonia vaccination at same time too - yesterday I really wasn’t quite right felt as if my battery had run out as well as painful arm but head much clearer, more energy and normal today.
    Breakfast one each of bacon rasher, egg with a mushroom and half a toasted chaffle
    Sometime early/mid pm two handfuls of mixed nuts, a few lc seeded crackers and two montezumas 100% mini eggs whilst out caring
    Dinner pork chop ( cooked with butter, sage and lemon) with stuffed mushrooms and celeriac chips with glass of dry white wine mixed with soda water followed by DGF chocolate and raspberry brownie with yoghurt and a few garden berries. ( almost last ones but think have a few more days worth left on the raspberry canes)
     
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  18. Annb

    Annb Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    FBG 11.1.

    Note to me - don't make promises, not even to myself. No cabbage dish cooked today either. Just sat in the chair most of the day(after my cleaning lady left) and felt sorry for myself. Slept a lot too.

    Finally stirred myself around 5 and realised that I had to use to fish mixture because it was on its use by date.

    So - no cabbage and coconut today. I also realised that a red cabbage that had been in the fridge for a week or so was a bit worse for wear so I took some time to shred the useful parts of it and will have to use it tomorrow, or just blanch it and freeze it - I could do that.

    I stir fried the fish with some onion and garlic. Had it with lemon. Couldn't finish it. There was enough for 2 there. Could have it for breakfast tomorrow, I suppose.

    Also found some celeriac hiding behind the red cabbage so felt I had to use it as well and made celeriac dauphinois - just took it out of the oven and it's looking good. The food processor came in very handy for that and the cabbage. Too much there for me to have in one meal, of course. I'll have to use some more of my little freezer boxes and stack it all away in the freezer tomorrow.

    Em didn't come in after school today, so I still have her apple strudel in the fridge. She'll have to come soon because she also left her new winter jacket and her water bottle. Must give them a call tonight to make sure.

    Not planning to do anything this evening, except go to bed.
     
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  19. Mrs T 123

    Mrs T 123 Type 2 (in remission!) · Well-Known Member

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    @shelley262 I am glad the sore arm is better today

    Brunch - 1 slice slc toasted with guacamole and mug of earl grey

    Dinner - salmon and hollandaise sauce drizzled over the top with a salad. Some mixed nuts and 2 squares of lindtt 85% dark with another cup of earl grey.
     
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  20. MrsA2

    MrsA2 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Didn't sleep well. Took hours to get off and then kept waking. Finally woke feeling grotty, hot and with a stomach ache, but it all calmed down over a couple of hours

    So brunch if ff greek with seeds and blueberries, one chicken thigh

    Then arrived at someone's who said "I made a cake for you" so had to have a slice. Tried keeping it very small and had a small piece of blue cheese to stop me wanting any more cake, which seemed to work

    Dinner, a pizza made with a fathead dough. Was actually easier than I thought and tasty. Hubby scoffed all his.
    Has been a very cheese heavy day but did fit in 3 lots of moderate exercise
     
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