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What have you eaten today?

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

  1. shelley262

    shelley262 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    A 16/8 day today - as fancied eating a lateish breakfast so started eating at 11 rather than fasting to my usual one o clock
    Breakfast two boiled eggs and a hm lc roll
    Lunch tuna on 5 m and s crackers with two cherry tomatoes followed by fage yoghurt and a few raspberries and some nuts
    Mid pm two squares of 90% chocolate
    Dinner pork saltimboca ( basically pork loin wrapped in Parma ham and fried)served with mushrooms cooked in sage butter and salad followed by lc blondie warmed and then eaten with spoon of cream.
    Probably another 16/8 day tomorrow I’ve enjoyed the three meals today.
     
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  2. DJC3

    DJC3 Type 2 · Expert

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    Personal trainer Hiit session this morning so didn’t have the designated meal plan breakfast -I always feel quite sick after those sessions.
    L- leftover chicken caprese casserole
    D- not the meal plan dinner as a neighbour gave us a brace of pheasants at the weekend, so had them with a creamy mushroom, mustard and dry Sherry sauce. Cavolo nero and green beans with it.
    I’m really craving a sweet end to the meal but trying to satisfy myself with a mug of decaf coffee and cream. IMG_1642530679.659213.jpg
     
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  3. Goonergal

    Goonergal Type 2 · Master
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    Unlike @DJC3 I did succumb to the need for something sweet. Been craving for a couple of days. Went out and bought Fage 0%, some raspberries and some Lindt 90%. Far too much of each has already gone. Very enjoyable though and far less damage than some of the alternatives that crossed my mind! No more this evening as bloods in the morning require fasting.

    That followed today’s meal of beef topside slow cooked in the air fryer. Delicious. No pics of the cooked meat, but this was how it started out. Nice fat cap!

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  4. shelley262

    shelley262 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Winner for sticking to the low carb sweet options and hope fasting for bloods goes well.
     
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  5. Antje77

    Antje77 LADA · Moderator
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    Went to the butcher today to show them your picture and tell them "this is what I want". They looked very relieved when I added "but I don't need it today". :hilarious:
    They have to order it as a special order, as pork doesn't usually come like this in the Netherlands, but it should be in on friday!

    Does it reheat well on subsequent days? And how best to do so? I didn't have the heart to tell them to make it a 200 gram piece, so I went with 'for 3 or 4 people, definitely less than a kilo'.
     
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  6. mouseee

    mouseee · Well-Known Member

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    Positive covid test today! It has given me reduced appetite.
    Keto pancakes for brunch.
    Slow cooked pork in a flat bread this evening.

    Bad head and hot eyes!!
     
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  7. 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 an Atkins bar.
    Dinner: chilli with cauliflower rice followed by SF orange jelly and cream.
     
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  8. Annb

    Annb Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Sorry you're unwell and for the positive test. Was that a lateral flow test, or a PCR? DIL tested positive with a lateral flow test on Saturday but a PCR test came back negative on Sunday. These lateral flow ones seem to be quite unreliable.

    Are hot eyes a symptom of covid? I thought it was just my eyes being a bit of a nuisance - mine have been burning and scratchy for about 3 weeks and, as a result, weeping. But they have done that before. Not sure, these days, what the symptoms of the virus are.
     
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  9. maglil55

    maglil55 Type 2 · Expert

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    I thought you said you'd eaten 90g of Lindt!
     
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  10. maglil55

    maglil55 Type 2 · Expert

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    Hope you get a short & mild bout as we did over Christmas. I was saying to Hubby today that a couple of months ago I knew 2 people that had had covid. Now I know loads!
     
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    maglil55 Type 2 · Expert

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    Bed 6.9 FBG 7.2 - BGs fairly stable which is good. Didn't rise as high either thanks to another late breakfast as I was at Physio. @DJC3 pheasant looks good. I did a bit of swapping today as well.

    B. TAG breakfast had to wait until brunch again.
    Brunch - same as yesterday, Cheddar cheese, wilted spinach and 3 fried eggs. I'm kind of enjoying this breakfast.
    L. Very late again and even if I'd doubled up the Caprese fish yesterday it would he too much. Instead I had 30g of this with coconut milk. 4.5g carbs in 30g. Someone mentioned it on this thread. Quite a few flavours and really nice.
    D The DD chicken, bacon & avocado burger in a lettuce "bun" and I mixed up a lemon mayo. I had the right quantity but made 2 burgers rather than 1 large burger. It was rather a lot and I couldn't finish it.

    Despite minced chicken looked odd, it was a really tasty burger. 640x640.jpg
     
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  12. Goonergal

    Goonergal Type 2 · Master
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    I don’t usually have the need - without veg, or with minimal veg and with 1 meal or 1.5 meals about half a kilo just disappears! I have warmed it up once or twice - key is to keep some fatty bits and warm it on a low heat so it doesn’t dry out. Or you could cut whatever you get from the butcher into 2 and freeze some of it.
     
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    Pipp Type 2 · Moderator
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    I don’t often feel hungry, but today I could eat a horse and its rider, saddle as well. Must be the cold weather.
    Breakfast: black coffee, ‘porridge’ made with coconut flour, ground almonds, flaxseed and coconut milk.
    Lunch: after a heavy workout in the pool, salmon, eggs mayonnaise black coffee.
    Dinner: after a two hour nap, cumberland sausage with fried cabbage, mushrooms, onion, and yellow pepper. Low sugar tonic.
     
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  14. Antje77

    Antje77 LADA · Moderator
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    To be honest, I was thinking of just using the microwave to reheat a plate of meat and veggies cooked the first day. One day of cooking, followed by 2 or 3 days of popping a plate in the microwave is my usual trick to not having to cook every day :)
    I guess I'll just have to try!
     
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  15. DJC3

    DJC3 Type 2 · Expert

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    The evening’s not over yet so there’s still plenty of time for me to crack! I’m drinking peppermint tea now in the hope that’ll help.
    I think you’re right - when the cravings strike and can’t be ignored, at least make a deliberate conscious decision and have a low carb treat.
    That meat looks fabulous.
     
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  16. Annb

    Annb Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    That granola looks interesting. I see that Amazon have it but it is a bit pricey. I think I'll order some and see what it's like.

    I made the stuffed aubergine dish tonight and it is all done and ready to eat and, somehow, I don't feel like eating. Must have left it too long after breakfast again and stomach has got used to having nothing in it so is rebelling at the thought. I'll have some fruit tea and see if that settles me down. On such occasions as this, I should have something like the granola to hand.
     
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  17. DJC3

    DJC3 Type 2 · Expert

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    Glad the chicken burger was tasty. I was unsure about making it so swapped it last week, I don’t know why I find the thought of chicken mince not as appetising as red meat mince. Perhaps I’ll give them a go if you recommend it, but get someone else to make them.
     
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  18. MrsA2

    MrsA2 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    B: small ff greek with seeds and chopped almonds
    Exercise class
    L: 2 scrambled eggs on lc soda bread with 50g cheese on the side. 15g 70% chocolate
    Dance class
    Mid afternoon lc hot chocolate
    D: gammon with buttered leeks and a little blue cheese stirred through. 5 oven chips. 2 sqs berry cake and double cream

    I did start my libre and it's been remarkably steady, albeit high 6s and 7s.
     
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  19. Ronancastled

    Ronancastled Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Coffee
    Coffee
    2 Stone Ground Sandwiches w/ Crisps
    Breaded Kiev with Veg & Chips
    Yoghurt
    Wine

    I'm still BMI 32 so I've 3st to shift, might look into 5:2 or OMAD soon.
     
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  20. Annb

    Annb Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    You could always cut the remaining meat into slices (my preference would be thick slices) and fry it. Refried pork is delicious!
     
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