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What have you eaten today?

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

  1. Chook

    Chook Type 2 · Expert

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    Day 1 of Week 2 of 800 Calories Week Blood Sugar Diet - FBG: 5.1 :)

    Breakfast: Asda Greek Yoghurt and sugar free Monin syrup

    Lunch: Lidl Lobster Bisque soup

    Work meal (which I'm cooking for everyone - I always get to cook the Sunday roasts if I'm working this shift): Roast chicken, cauliflower, brussel sprouts, green beans, a few carrots and gravy.
     
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  2. FranOnTheEdge

    FranOnTheEdge Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    B: Nothing at all yet, trying to find something I can have for breakfast. - with no carbs.
     
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  3. Brunneria

    Brunneria Other · Guru
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    Morning All!

    B: coffeencream
    L: crustless quiche and kale crisps (special deal 12 pack from amazon at vastly reduced price, but they ballsed up and sent me just 1 pack. :( currently battling with language barrier to Germany to explain their error. Am sure it will all get sorted. Amazon retailers are usually pretty reliable). Enjoyed them. Very peppery.
    D: Hecks sausages, cauli cheese and feta stuffed peppers.
    - relieving my guilt at no greenery at D, by the kale crisps. Are you convinced? Don't think I am! lol
     
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  4. Chook

    Chook Type 2 · Expert

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    I just replied to your other thread about breakfasts. You don't have to have breakfast if you don't want it. Some people just don't like eating too early.
     
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  5. amgrundy

    amgrundy Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Hi debrasue I eat them they don't spike me.:)
     
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  6. amgrundy

    amgrundy Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Hi debrasue going to try your cheese muffins sounds delicious how long do you bake yours?
     
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  7. debrasue

    debrasue · Guest

    170oC for about 30 minutes. (It sounds a long time, but I find they don't come out of the muffin tins very easily if you bake them for less time. Oh, and this is for a fan oven. If yours isn't fan-assisted, they may take a little longer.)
    They are also yummy with spring onions and/or bacon, but of course that increases the calories and carbs!
    The same mixture makes a great potato-free topping for a cottage pie.
    Enjoy! :)
     
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  8. FranOnTheEdge

    FranOnTheEdge Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    But I want it - I want IT!!! Oh well, at least the coffee is keeping most of the pangs at bay.
     
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  9. Scimama

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

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    yesterdays:
    B: mixed seeds, ground flaxseeds, full fat yogurt
    L: cucumber, port salut cheese, few mixed nuts
    D: (more gossiping than eating) low carb salad, scooped out the cauliflower cheese from a pastry shell and double helping of green beans (swapped fries for green beans)
     
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  10. mo53

    mo53 Type 2 · Expert

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    Hello everybody
    B. Raspberries and cream

    L. Bacon, sausage, tomato and fried egg

    D. Steak cooked in gravy with mushrooms and onion, served with sprouts, cauliflower, carrots and peas

    S. Watermelon
     
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  11. debrasue

    debrasue · Guest

    B: 2 fried eggs on 2 thin slices of almond bread
    L: Half a tin of pink salmon, celery, cucumber, salad leaves, Greek yoghurt and Monin sugar-free Caramel syrup
    D (will be): Roast chicken, broccoli, cabbage, cauliflower cheese muffin, and more cauliflower! Raspberries & cream
    Struggling with it a bit today - readings are all in the 6s but I am fighting a sugar craving (hence the Monin syrup) and feeling really hungry for some reason.
    Sticking with it, though!
     
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  12. GeoffersTaylor

    GeoffersTaylor Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    B - mashed avocado on half a Lidl roll
    L - home made burger
    D - roast chicken breast on Tesco Mediterranean veg in olive oil
    S - coffee & cream, pork scratchings

    That's after two quite naughty days which, if the testing strips are to be believed, have put me out of ketosis.
     
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  13. debrasue

    debrasue · Guest

    I'm packing a bag and coming over! Your menu sounds delicious!!!
     
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  14. Brunneria

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    When you get carb/sugar cravings, you need to BURY them.
    If you don't, then sooner or later they will get you!
    lol.

    My best foods for killing the cravings are these:
    Cubes of full fat cheese
    A stock cube in a mug of boiling water with a dash of double cream (instant cream of chicken soup)
    Coffee with cream
    A Full English Fry Up
    A LC roast dinner (no mash, yorkies or roasties)
    Berries and cream
    A low carb hot choc drink (recipe below)

    The goal is for your body to feel so full, and so satisfied, mainly because of the protein and fat in what you have eaten, that it smothers those silly scritchy little niggly cravings. Bury them under proper food, in decent portions, with good rich satisfying cream, butter, protein and stuff you enjoy. Don't stint on the portions.

    It is much better to eat a few extra gorgeously satisfying low carb calories than to fall off the low carb wagon and have to claw your way back onto it in a day, a week or a month...


    Low Carb Hot Choc
    Boil kettle.
    Add a heaped teasp of good quality cocoa powder to a big mug
    Add 1.5 ish heaped teasp of sugar substitute to mug
    Make the powders into a paste with a dribble of water (get rid of the lumps)
    Add boiling water and stir until smooth
    Top up with double cream.
    Add caramel, lemon, orange or mint essences, if desired
    Enjoy

    All quantities adjustable
     
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  15. debrasue

    debrasue · Guest

    Oh, thank you @Brunneria - those are some GOOOOOD strategies! The kettle's boiling already for the cream of chicken soup and the hot chocolate will be for bedtime! :)
    I'll be having the roast dinner shortly, and I've included raspberries and cream.
     
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  16. s.sollis

    s.sollis Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    B: crispy bacon straight out of a packet (Sainsbury), cup of tea.
    L: mushroom and pea masala, hot cross bun.
    D: cauliflower cheese.
    S: water,
     
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  17. Scimama

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

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    B: nothing
    L: roasted vegetables (aubergine, courgette, pepper, leek, 2 cherry tomatoes) grilled halloumi, square of 85% dark chocolate
    D: raw green pepper, single Gloucestershire cheese and gouda cheese, few mixed nuts
     
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  18. Mongolia

    Mongolia Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    B: chocolate brownie mug cake. Wasn't nice. Ate half and threw the rest away :yuck:
    L: Ugg bread toast, eggs, bacon
    D: venison sausages, cauli & mushroom bake; orange and choc jelly:)
     
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  19. zzcanasta

    zzcanasta Prediabetes · Well-Known Member

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    B: 3 x tbsp. Greek yoghurt with linseed mix, 1x tbsp. oat flakes (as per making porridge), handful each of blueberries and raspberries and four (count them) sultanas. Each tiny burst of sweetness is an unexpected surprise.
    L: 1/3 small tub hummus mixed with Sainsbury's 4-bean salad
    D: Grilled pork chop, carrots, shredded cabbage, courgette slices fried in olive oil with garlic, gravy. Apple (remainder of the Canasta tribe went 70s retro, with butterscotch Angel Delight, banana and grated chocolate on top). Small piece of Moser Roth dark chocolate.

    Could anyone give me a rough idea of the carb/calorie count of that lot (excluding the Angel Delight etc that I didn't have)?
     
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  20. KayeStevenson

    KayeStevenson Reactive hypoglycemia · Well-Known Member

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    Butterscotch instant whip...swoon!
     
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