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

  1. MrsA2

    MrsA2 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Out early for yoga, only to be told the class will finish next week as the numbers are too low and she has to get a "proper" job :(

    Munched a few brazils while I cooked some cheesy seed crackers to have with pate, half an avocado and a tablespoon coleslaw for lunch.

    Mid afternoon had a proper chocolate éclair at 12 g carbs. Trouble was they come 4 in a box and my will power seems to have gone on vacation.
    Surprised that all 4 only raised me 2.5, but an experiment not to be repeated

    Dancing.

    Dinner was some lamb frozen after slow cooking a few weeks ago. Couple of the crackers on the side for crunch. Some ff greek with 3 chopped brazils and 1 chopped 85% square
     
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  2. Annb

    Annb Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Would it work if I leave out the inulin? This is one of those additives that I can't take. In ordinary bread making, the added sugar does feed the yeast but it is there to make it rise more quickly so, in some breads (eg sourdoughs) it isn't needed and you get a slower ferment. Have you ever tried it without the inulin?
     
  3. shelley262

    shelley262 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Doubt it would work I feel you’d need to use a bit of sugar and count for it. Having said this I’ve never done sourdough ever. I used eyrthritol once and it was much flatter.im not a bread specialist though and low carb bread seems particularly awkward - it took a while to get this recipe right for me. Other issue is that the low carb specialist ingredients are very expensive so you don’t want to risk it going wrong! In addition wonder how you’d react to the other large amounts of fibre if you can’t tolerate inulin - think it’s very similar to the other fibres used ie it passes through the gut without digesting just feeding the gut microbes. You may be better trying for a more traditional loaf or sourdough, rationing it and counting it in especially as you take daily insulin. It’s very hard when you are trying to suit a wide range of conditions with what you eat.
     
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  4. shelley262

    shelley262 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Lunch hm lc roll with salmon pate, some Camembert and a few peppers slices followed by yoghurt a few nuts and three squares of 90% chocolate
    Mid pm DGF brownie
    Dinner salmon in lemon butter with asparagus and glass of fizz followed by DGF brownie- two brownies today but Christmas DGF lc goodies arrived via post today so needed freezer room ! Their mince pies look delicious and quite big,although expensive,so may try eating them in half portions.ive also ordered their advent chocs - so looking forward to 1st of December when can try them.
     
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  5. Debmcgee

    Debmcgee Prediabetes · Well-Known Member

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    Fasted 18:6.

    L: chicken roll ups with cheese and ham, cucumber and cream cheese.

    D: skillet cheesy pizza, keto toastie, then later lemon cheesecake fluff topped with blow carb granola. Yum!!
     
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  6. MrsA2

    MrsA2 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    10:30 2 soft dippy eggs with 2 slices hm lc soda bread. Coffee with cream
    1:30 trying not to have lunch but still ate some brazils, some pate, some seedy crackers
    17:30 duck breast with carrots, broccoli and courgette. Small (very small) portion of gingerbread icecream, smothered with double cream
     
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  7. Annb

    Annb Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Breakfast: the chicken liver was still frozen, so I couldn't use it. I had some thin strips of pork belly, fried until the fatty parts were crispy. Some tomatoes baked off - they were almost escaping so I cut the best bits off to bake.

    2nd meal: Quick fried chicken livers with some bits of spring onion added at the end. Still some of the livers left, so I'll make some pate tomorrow.

    DIL has asked me to make some of the mincemeat that I usually make, but wasn't going to bother this year. I can make it late on because I don't use alcohol. The liquid is all apple juice. I'll have to check that I have all the dried fruit that I need. I also put nuts in to up the protein and fat level because I don't use suet either. It's one of those recipes that I make up as I go along, so I'll have to try and remember how I did it before.
     
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  8. Rachox

    Rachox Type 2 (in remission!) · Master

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    Breakfast: my usual low carb coconut ‘porridge’ with strawberries washed down with a black coffee.
    Late morning: black coffee and a Carb Killa bar.
    Skipped lunch.
    Mid afternoon: black coffee and a Food Dr bar
    Dinner: salmon and cream cheese sandwiches with coleslaw followed by SF raspberry jelly and cream.
    Did a stock take of foods which are high oxalate which I have to give up, a nearly full jar of dark chocolate almonds and a big bag of plain almonds, hubby has taken them, but he won’t consider chia seeds! Unfortunately I have a new 1 kilo bag and two smaller packets. Not the kind of food the food bank would take but I’ll ask them to be sure.
     
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  9. Riva_Roxaban

    Riva_Roxaban Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    If no one wants the chia seeds, you can always give them to the birds as extra winter food for them to eat when times are hard for them.
     
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  10. Riva_Roxaban

    Riva_Roxaban Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Two slices of middle bacon, two egg and cheese omelette, mushrooms for breakfast.
    Cheese and onion ina low carb wrap, lemon cordial brew for smoko.
    T bone steak and veggies, gravy, low sugar pineapple jelly for lunch.
    Kimchi flavoured mashed boiled egg wrap, going to ease off on the kimchi next time, for supper at six.

    Our Woolie Rewards card is building up nicely for xmas, we might get to $250.00 with some of the point boosters we have been getting

    First time ever we have gone above $200.00, it all helps to keep the grocery bill down this time of year. :D
     
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  11. Mrs T 123

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

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    Brunch - roasted cheese on 2 slices slc bread. Mug of earl grey tea

    Dinner - Large mushroom & onion omlette. Large glass irn bru xtra
     
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  12. Rachox

    Rachox Type 2 (in remission!) · Master

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    Good idea!
     
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  13. maglil55

    maglil55 Type 2 · Expert

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    Ewwww!
     
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  14. maglil55

    maglil55 Type 2 · Expert

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    Got a lot of catching up to do. Can't recall if I mentioned DIL'S parents are here from the States. First time they've seen each other in over 2 years. I've had a bit more running about to do. It's nice as, despite the continuing restrictions up here, they are having a long stay so it gives them plenty time to things.

    Thurs 11 November bed 6.6 FBG 6.9

    B. TAG and 2 slices of SLC toast and salmon mousse.
    L More of that coconut gut milk! (And a DGF cookie - choc chip)
    D. On the jujitsu run. Once I got back, just had a sandwich with mini German sausage and coleslaw followed by a DGF vegan brownie (warmed in the microwave), last of the blackberries (laughed at the tales of the devil and bodily functions) and a spoonful of Sainsbury's thick brandy cream.

    Friday 12 November bed & FBG both 7.6

    B. TAG and an M&S cracker with whipped cheese.

    L still on the coconut milk.

    D. Courgetti carbonara and another DGF lemon cookie this time.


    Saturday 13 November - bed 6.8 FBG 7 5

    B. Just TAG (Up early to take boys to jujitsu)

    L. Nothing off to butcher's and I had a delivery coming from Sainsbury's.

    D. Was watching the boys as everyone was away to see son's band playing so not a lot as it was too early. Slice of ox tongue, roast pork and 6 of the mini German sausage. About a 1/4 of avocado by the time I trimmed it and a couple of M&S crackers. Took 1/2 a bottle of that coconut milk with me to drink.

    Sunday 14 November - bed 6.8 FBG 7 1

    Swimming lesson day but before I left I got a steak, ale, kidney and mushroom casserole ready to be slow cooked in the oven later.

    B TAG and 2 slices of SLC toast with ox tongue and coleslaw.

    L. Nothing

    D. The said slow cooked steak, kidney, ale etc with one of my cauliflower souffle things, peas and spinach. Usual campari and soda. DGF gingerbread with raspberries and a spoonful of brandy cream

    Finally decided on a new dishwasher yesterday. Went to Curry's as normal and surprisingly the young lad serving me actually said he probably shouldn't say but the one I'd selected was £70 cheaper in John Lewis. Guess where I ordered it from? Good customer relations though.
     
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  15. shelley262

    shelley262 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Three meals today - trying to get more nutrition over next few days as another dental procedure booked on Monday - so may be less food for a few days afterwards!
    Breakfast two boiled eggs with half a lc roll
    Lunch other half low carb roll with cheese, a few baby tomatoes and nuts followed by yoghurt and two squares of 90% chocolate
    Mid pm DGF brownie with mug of black tea
    Dinner chicken curry with Corriander salsa and glass of gin with soda water followed by DGF brownie warmed served with double cream,
     
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  16. Rachox

    Rachox Type 2 (in remission!) · Master

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    Breakfast: my usual low carb coconut ‘porridge’ with strawberries washed down with a black coffee.
    Late morning: black coffee and a phd bar.
    Skipped lunch.
    Mid afternoon: black coffee and an Atkins bar.
    Dinner out tonight: ‘gourmet burger’, egg, bacon, cheese, fried egg, lettuce, tomato, no bun, but I did have one onion ring and half a dozen French fries with a side of cabbage and bacon. I asked for mayo and left the bbq sauce.

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  17. Annb

    Annb Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Breakfast: was to have been scrambled egg on wholemeal toast, but the bread smelled and tasted of mould so I dumped it. Made an attempt at some pancakes but kept on forgetting them and ended up with a pile of burned pancakes. Threw them out as well. So, just scrambled eggs.

    Don't know why but my BG went up to 18.8! It also rose to 19.5 last night. I took a correction dose for that and ended up being woken at 3.15 out of the first deep sleep I've had in weeks by my Libre warning that my BG was 3.9. Got up then and had a cup of tea and by the time I went back to bed (about 5 am) it had risen to 4.8.

    Anyway, I had some braised lamb out of the freezer for my 2nd meal and I'm waiting to see what happens with BG after that.

    Actually got a delivery from Tesco this evening. Almost everything I asked for (minus brussels sprouts and tomato ketchup) and no substitutions. Should keep me going for a while (and Em - bought quite a few good quality ice creams for her - one only when she visits although she would scoff the lot in one go!)
     
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  18. Riva_Roxaban

    Riva_Roxaban Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Two hard boiled eggs, two slices of cheese on low carb toast for breakfast.
    Nothing caught my attention when I looked in the fridge so just lemon cordial mix for smoko.
    Australian salmon fillets done in the griller, mixed salad, lettuce, cherry tomatoes, red and green capsicum, sliced fresh mushrooms, hard boiled eggs for lunch.
    Leftover salad in a low carb wrap, low carb protein bar for supper at six.

    This thread has gone spooky quite again, so will back out of the thread door very slowly...
     
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  19. Mrs T 123

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

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    Brunch - 2 slices slc bread toasted, buttered and filled with corned beef. Mug of earl grey tea

    Dinner - 2 slices slc bread toasted with scrambled cheese & egg with a little onion. 1 dgf lemon & white chocolate cookie

    Wine o'clock time now ...
     
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  20. maglil55

    maglil55 Type 2 · Expert

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    Monday 15 November - bed 8.9 FBG 7.9 - No idea why.

    B. TAG and a slice of SLC toast with coronation chicken.

    L. More of that coconut milk.

    D. Finished off the remains of yesterday's steak & ale with spinach and broccoli. It was really tasty. A DGF cookie later.

    Tuesday 16 November - bed 8.9 FBG 9 still no logic for this.

    B. TAG and 2 slices of SLC toast with coronation chicken.

    L. Nothing

    D. Has prawns & smoked salmon needing eaten between today and tomorrow so a salad of prawns, smoked salmon, salmon mousse, lettuce , tomatoes, 1/2 avocado and mozzarella pearls.

    Wednesday 17 November - bed 7.7 FBG 7 6.

    B. TAG and 2 slices of SLC toast with egg mayo.

    L. Nothing

    D. Another salad- poached salmon, prawns, lettuce, avocado , tomatoes, mozzarella pearls.

    Thursday 18 November bed 7.1 FBG 7.3. Seems to be getting back to more normal levels. A really busy day as I had the boys to feed after school (visitors all away today), then pick everyone up at the station complete with a misbehaving younger grandson that I threatened to leave at the Salvation Army if he didn't behave. On top of that dishwasher arrives tomorrow and Hubby already has the contents of 2 cupboards all over the place!

    B. TAG and 2 slices of SLC toast with coronation chicken.

    L. Nothing.

    D. Some tuna and sweetcorn with the remains of the smoked salmon and M&S crackers. After I'd restored order and boxed the contents of the cupboards, swept and steamed the floor where hubby had removed the old dishwasher (which was now on a Lidl trolley in the middle of the dining area) I had a DGF choc chip cookie.
     
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