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What have you eaten today?

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

  1. mo53

    mo53 Type 2 · Expert

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    Hello everyone.
    Really odd mixture of food today as I was experimenting.
    B. Raspberries with cream

    L. Meat from bacon rib and coyo yoghurt. First time I'd had one and I thought it delicious

    D. Spoonful guacamole, spoonful crunchy no added sugar peanut butter, 2 slices of bfree wheat and gluten free bread. 10g of carb per slice . I don't know yet what effect this will have on my bs.
     
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  2. s.sollis

    s.sollis Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    No, you can buy the book from Amazon or other book store. I got mine from whsmith. The app will be on your phone or kindle. :)
     
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  3. s.sollis

    s.sollis Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Hi, what's coyo yoghurt? :)
     
  4. mo53

    mo53 Type 2 · Expert

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    Hello @s.sollis . It is yoghurt made from coconut milk rather than cows milk. Tastes wonderful
     
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  5. s.sollis

    s.sollis Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    B: coffee with cream, actimel drink
    L: egg mayonnaise and watercress sandwich on 2 slices burgen bread, olives, raspberries( which I now like) and strawberries with cream.
    D: roast beef, broccoli, cabbage and courgette.
    S: seafood sticks.
    AND guess what? .... I got my first 5.2. Yay!!
     
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  6. June_C

    June_C Prefer not to say · Well-Known Member

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    I think you might find the app better as it has something like 2,500 photos. The book I bought has 1,700, although they may have updated it since I bought it last year.
     
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  7. s.sollis

    s.sollis Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Ooh sounds lovely, where do you buy that? :)
     
  8. mo53

    mo53 Type 2 · Expert

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    I took a trip to Tescos today. I got the yoghurt, bfree bread, cauliflower cous cous and the no added sugar peanut butter. :)
     
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    s.sollis Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Will have to look out for them on my next visit:)
     
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  10. Scimama

    Scimama Type 2 (in remission!) · Well-Known Member

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    B: ground flaxseeds with full fat yogurt and cinnamon
    L: raw red pepper, olives, feta cheese
    D: cheesy omelette
     
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  11. Hodge1960

    Hodge1960 Reactive hypoglycemia · Well-Known Member

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  12. MrsHutt

    MrsHutt Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    B: 2 cups tea with drop milk
    L: chicken leg, lettuce, tomato, couple of mini sausages, satsuma
    D: cheese and mushroom omlette (in coconut oil), Greek yoghurt, raspberries
    S: few nuts, Atkin's peanut chocolate bar thing

    Might have a bit more cheese as a midnight snack!!
     
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  13. amgrundy

    amgrundy Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Today Friday
    B poached egg / 2 slices Burgen bread toasted.
    L 2 pieces of crustless quiche / 1 rivita / cottage cheese with pear and pineapple. 1 plum / 1banana.
    D omelette with cheese mushroom tomato and ham
    BG reading 2hrs after dinner 5.4
    Happy with this as it has been 5.4 for two nights now:happy:
     
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    britishpub Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    B: 2 Fried Eggs & 3 Bacon
    L: Tuna with a celery stick chopped and a dessert spoon of Mayo
    D: Salmon Fillet & Stir Fried Veggies
    Roquefort with 2 Carrs Melts
     
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    just_undiscovered_ Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    B: wholemeal toast, 1 boiled egg, coffee and cream
    L: waldorf salad
    D: couscous and chicken casserole (homemade) yummy
     
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  16. zzcanasta

    zzcanasta Prediabetes · Well-Known Member

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    B: 4 tbsp. full fat Greek yoghurt and blueberries with some linseed and goji berries (no, I don't know what they are either, but it's in the mix and you can get it from Aldi), small coffee
    L: Homemade chicken and veg broth; apple
    D: Stir-fried vegetables (bean sprouts, mushrooms, celery, cabbage, etc) with ginger and soy sauce; pear
     
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    GeoffersTaylor Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    B - McDonald's double sausage & egg, no muffin
    L - usual turkey salad
    D - Mattesson''s pork sausage

    S - Coffee & cream, merlot
     
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    Russetfox Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    B- half lidl protein roll, cream cheese,rocket and smoked salmon (first protein roll and yum, learnt about them here ;))
    L- protein roll, coleslaw and stilton
    D- chilli pork sausages, celeriac mash (first time and I'm converted), broccoli
    S- coffee and cream
     
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  19. ickihun

    ickihun Type 2 · Master

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    B: coffee with splash of milk
    L: cabbage and soft cheese
    D: cornbeef slices
    S: 4 Jacob crackers with butter and cheese.
     
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  20. Brunneria

    Brunneria Other · Guru
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    We've been away for a few days, and with my Trusty Libre, it has been both a revelation and an education.
    We were self catering in the Yorkshire Dales, which basically meant a cooked breakfast at home or in a dog friendly cafe, and a big meal (bought ready meal) done in the oven in the evening.

    Not ideal, but you can get some great low carb ready meals, if you accept that 'processed food' is the lesser of a number of evils (like washing up, and dirtying the hob, and stuff), while on hol ;) !

    Anyway, the education:
    Hill walking has a profound effect on dropping my bg, like a stone, but without hypos. Keeps my bg flatlining in the low 5s for about 8 hours after the end of the walk, so long as I don't eat carbs. Felt great.
    - unfortunately, this is a level of exercise that will never happen at home, and would be unsustainable anyway. Walking up and down hills and rabidly exercising as a life choice is never going to fit in my life. Fun on hol though.

    The revelation:
    On the last morning, we packed and left, heading for a dog-friendly cafe for breakfast.
    Turned out to be a very green, organic, veggie, wholegrain sort of place. My heart sank.
    All breakfast options were horrifically high carb.
    There was one meat-like option called "BACON" but it had certainly never been anywhere near a pig.
    So I chose brown toast with peanut butter as the least awful option.
    (Mr B had porridge with sweetened berries followed by toast and jam)

    It was like being forcibly submerged in an alternate universe, where high carb wholegrains and low fat are a mantra.
    Weird, eh? ;)
    They couldn't even offer cream in the coffee!

    Needless to say, the bread was divine. 2x inch thich doorsteps, chewy, still warm and soft. Exquisitely crisp on outside. From Organic Bakery 2 doors down the street. Good ramikin dish of crunchy peanut butter, and two tiny tiny tiny pats of butter.

    I ate all the butter and PB on one of the doorsteps, while Mr B polished off the other naked doorstep. Honestly, it was like watching Sally in When Harry Met Sally orgasming in that cafe, to watch him eat that bread. Poor man. The suffering he endures by living in a LC household.

    Anyway, where was I? Ah yes. My bg.
    It flatlined. sat at 6.3ish. Steady as a rock for about 6 hours.
    Could have been the hill walking the day before.
    Could have been the fat in the PB
    Could have been the shock of real bread.
    Could have been anything!

    But it was delightful, and I will never repeat it, for fear of ruining a perfect memory...
     
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