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What have you eaten today?

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

  1. OzBlossom

    OzBlossom Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Forgot to say!

    Lunch: cream of mushroom soup (inspired by a DD recipe) + psyllium, green leaf salad, 2 x keto-friendly coffee
    Dinner: chorizo with lettuce, radish and celery salad, stevia hot chocolate

    I'm admiring so many of your menus and recipes and am having fun working out some of the acronyms on this thread:

    @ianpspurs CWC, I imagine you having "Cheese With Cheese"- seems appropriate
    @maglil55, I've gone back and back through the thread, trying to work out what on earth this TAG is for your breakfasts, and I'm afraid my brain can only come up with "Tea And Gin", but that seems unlikely! :)
     
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  2. DCUKMod

    DCUKMod I reversed my Type 2 · Master
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    Ah, great idea on the nuked onion.

    Whilst the onions are just under 10gr per 100, carb, it is the only carb in the dish, and half an onion is likely to be under or around 100gr? For me, that's where the enjoyment versus minimising carbs comes into play.

    Life is one big compromise.

    The cheesy/egginess would hold together without the onion, with perhaps other flavours in there, like garlic, herbs, chilli or mustard. Ours often have a dollop of decent wholegrain mustard added.
     
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  3. Annb

    Annb Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Fruit salad and some cream again for breakfast. Then out to GP appointment. He can't find anything wrong with my lungs or my heart, though he could see that my ability to breathe is compromised, so has taken bloods and upped my diuretic dose. He thinks I might either be anaemic or have a reprise of my kidney problem of last year.

    Lunch - just tea with pills.

    Dinner will be Brussels sprouts with bacon.

    Carbs only those in the fruit and the sprouts. Not too much.
     
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  4. PenguinMum

    PenguinMum Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Hi All
    Today’s intake as follows:
    Breakfast was slice HiLo toast, butter and tea.
    Lunch is sliver of farm bread and egg mayo. Cup of tea.
    Supper will be cod loin, scallops and green veg.
    Take care everyone, stay well, stay safe.
     
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  5. DJC3

    DJC3 Type 2 · Expert

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    I love your take on the acronyms. ‘Cheese with cheese’ and ‘Tea and Gin’ both sound like menu choices I’d make!
    I made that DD cream of mushroom soup last week - it was a winner with the whole family.
     
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  6. DJC3

    DJC3 Type 2 · Expert

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    Today’s food so far has been gallons of black coffee and TWAM ( tea with almond milk for @OzBlossom )
    Brussels pate with the Dr Amond walnut bread and a couple of airfried chicken drumsticks. Raspberries and clotted cream afterwards.
    This evening as the weather is so gloomy I feel like a comforting stew so I’m trying this Angela Hartnett recipe https://www.telegraph.co.uk/recipes...um=Edi_Foo_New20201029&utm_campaign=DM1300706 I figure it’s about 8g carbs per portion including the onion and carrot. I’m hoping that walnut bread will be robust enough to dip in it too. I have a low carb custard left so that’ll be pudding.
     
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  7. ianpspurs

    ianpspurs Type 2 · Expert

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    Evening all. Haven't had EM yet but I won't back down, no I won't back down. I nearly made an error and asked The Food Fairy to make Tuna melts but I saw an oopsie bread base just in time - phew. Could be tweaked into a fishcake somehow I guess. @PenguinMum , caulimash with wholegrain mustard needs work and access to the right kitchen equipment, I don’t think blitzing in a Nutri bullet with butter did it too many favours - texture was fine. On the plus side, it was a very long way from the most egregious food crime among the LC “wonderswaps.” @OzBlossom CWC is coffee with cream for me (and sf caramel for me) - unlikely to find me eating "cheese with cheese.” B=TWAM - obligatory lake thereof; 12:.00 pm; CWC and 32* gms Dr Almond, almond chocolate;. L Corned beef sandwich - skinny bread,; EM: Super salmon and avo salad with faxseeds atop - functional+
    * gave the builder an 8 gms piece. I have also introduced him to skinny bread, cronometer and DD. Will it help the bill?
     
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  8. zauberflote

    zauberflote Prediabetes · Well-Known Member

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    I now have a little kitchen scale courtesy of DIL ("sometimes you have to mash the button like you really mean it" is true but hey, it was free!) so I'll have to weigh a Vidalia or Oso Sweet onion to get an idea. If I could fry up a huge batch and freeze it in portions, that would be nice. Thanks for the "carb count nudge"!!
     
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  9. zauberflote

    zauberflote Prediabetes · Well-Known Member

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    @Annb your mention of brussels sprouts tipped me into putting them on the shopping list! I'm going to have the grill fired up for my HelloFresh box one day soon-- will also g'roast the sprouts until they're buttery tender. I'm glad your GP is on top of things for you!
    @ianpspurs these tuna melt muffins we're talking about have no bread. If I fix a tuna melt for MrZF, though, it's tuna salad on bread with cheese melted over. We used to eat at a great restaurant where my favorite was a tuna avocado melt-- so how about the tuna melt muffins with avocado on the side, or as mini-sandwiches on lettuce with avocado inside too. Hope the builder cuts you a special deal!!
     
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  10. zauberflote

    zauberflote Prediabetes · Well-Known Member

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    Friday
    Bfast boiled egg, avocado/flax/egg concoction (cannot grace this mess with the title of "bread"-- my proper-size pyrex dish is in the freezer filled with something or other, so I used a loaf pan, and then had to toast it in toaster oven for a while to make it not pudding. The charring from the toasting was very sweet, I'll say that!) with dilute soymilk, pecans
    DS celebrated Friday by charcoal grilling burgers and chicken for our lunches. Nice. Half a chix breast and an even Jenga of.... Cheetos! (Slaps wrist)
    Supper can't be more chicken but other son has gone shopping and cottage cheese was on the list. @OzBlossom I will be having cheese with cheese for supper!, spinach/hm dressing, flax crisps/dilute soy, and probably pecans
    Unsettling news that certain Walmarts in certain areas (and one of them is my local Walmart which I avoid anyway) have been removing all firearms and any remaining ammo from the store, in advance of next Tuesday's election. Makes me wish I'd ordered a top-up on my flax meal supply!
     
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  11. Goonergal

    Goonergal Type 2 · Moderator
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    Evening all.

    @zauberflote the concept of firearms even being available in a supermarket is quite mind boggling/scary and all sorts of other things.
    @OzBlossom I’m also a cheese with cheese person. Not today, but it goes well with itself!

    Today started out well food wise but has gone a bit downhill.

    Lunch was 2 Waitrose 1 free range Cumberland sausages with some bacon wrapped halloumi fries. Delicious.
    Then on a mid-afternoon stroll some almond butter and Lindt 90% found their way into my bag. Made up a batch of chocolate almond squares. They are very moreish. Amazingly there are still a few left.
    Dinner was salami and chorizo with a bag of pork puffs.

    Editing to say @maglil55 DGF have the carrot cake back in stock!
     
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  12. DCUKMod

    DCUKMod I reversed my Type 2 · Master
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    OOooh, Ian. You need a Masha: https://www.lakeland.co.uk/18908/Masha-Electric-Potato-Masher
     
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  13. ianpspurs

    ianpspurs Type 2 · Expert

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    Thanks. We don't usually do Lakeland and probably have something similar hiding in boxes. Whisper it quietly but we may be able to start unpacking after next weekend. No rush for cauli mash too soon.
     
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    DCUKMod I reversed my Type 2 · Master
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    I don't believe it's a Lakeland exclusive product. I just know they definitely sell it.
     
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  15. Rachox

    Rachox Type 2 (in remission!) · Moderator
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    Breakfast: my usual low carb coconut ‘porridge’ with strawberries and cream washed down with a black coffee
    Late morning: black coffee and caramel carb killa bar.
    Skipped lunch.
    Mid afternoon: black coffee and a handful of pecans.
    Dinner: chicken drum sticks, leafy salad, coleslaw and pork scratchings followed by SF jelly, cream and LC chocolate granola.
     
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  16. OzBlossom

    OzBlossom Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Thank you @DJC3 @ianpspurs @zauberflote @Goonergal - I am definitely building my acronym knowledge! :)

    Lunch: protein meal shake + psyllium (on the hop at work), 2 x keto-friendly coffee
    Dinner: portobello mushroom 'pizzas' (yummy!), green leaf salad, stevia hot chocolate, 3 pieces SF dark mint choc (22.5g)
     
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  17. Mrs T 123

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

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    @ziggy a happy belated birthday to you! I hope you had a lovely birthday and meal out.

    @zauberflote I will try the old trick with the almond butter next time as all the liquid put me off it but I did think it tasted quite bland compared to the peanut butter.

    @maglil55 received my order from SLC they seem to be really quick at delivering just now - they had said my order would be despatched in 6-7 days but I received it 4 days after placing my order.

    Brunch - greek yoghurt with flaxseed, cinnamon and mixed berries. mug of earl grey

    Dinner - 2 SLC rolls filled with burger, mushrooms, onion, a little 50% less sugar & salt ketchup and some cheddar cheese on top with a large glass of pepsi max.:hungry:
     
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  18. MrsA2

    MrsA2 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I made some of the chocolate almond squares, very nice, very rich, very expensive, very moreish
    May try a half quantity some time with peanut butter

    B greek yog with seeds and blueberries and extra cream
    L salad with ham, hardboiled egg, avocado... but best of all was with a friend. Food is so much better in company
    D 2 rashers bacon and a hard boiled egg
    Evening snack of biltong and a few pork crunches to go with 2 glasses of wine
     
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  19. LaoDan

    LaoDan Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Hotpot, beer and cake. I had never met a cake that was too sweet until tonight, truly death by chocolate. Hopefully no more birthday parties for a while

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  20. LaoDan

    LaoDan Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Oops forgot the cake
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