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What have you eaten today?

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

  1. zzcanasta

    zzcanasta Prediabetes · Well-Known Member

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    Tuesday's intake:
    B: Cup of tea; Greek yoghurt with assorted berries, linseed mix, handful of nuts
    L: Chilli con carne (no rice or bread); apple
    D: Family Canasta were chowing down on bangers and mash, so I opted instead for half a red pepper (cut into strips) and tbsp of hummus, followed by some cubes of cheese, 5 x 10p-sized slices of chorizo, small mixed salad and a pear. Piece of 75% dark chocolate as dessert. And while washing-up, I ate half a sausage that no.2 son had left on his plate.

    Random observation on eating habits (#1 in an occasional series): on my way home from work, popped into Tesco to replenish full-fat yoghurt supply. There were none on the shelf (the idea is obviously catching on), so I asked a helpful young man to check if they had any in their stockroom. During the 5 minutes or so he was gone, I hovered self-consciously by the yoghurt cabinet and noticed a curious phenomenon: of the 20 or so shoppers who bought the low/zero-fat yoghurts (which was all there was on the shelves), almost all of them were noticeably overweight or obese. It made me feel sad - these people were obviously concerned about their weight and were trying to reduce it by following the approved guidelines, but it was clearly having little or no discernible effect. I know it's hardly a rigorous scientific trial and doesn't prove anything, but just the same...
     
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  2. amgrundy

    amgrundy Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Tuesday 7/6/16
    B 1 slice burgen bread / peanut butter / homemade lemon curd
    S Alpro coconut yogurt / sugar free jelly / cream
    L 1 slice of broccoli and cheese quiche no crust / 1 pkt pork scratchings
    S 1 pkt pork scratchings / glass of zero coke
    D 2 small minted lamb chops / mediteranian salad / mayo [ from Aldi ]
    BG reading 2hrs after dinner 4
     
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  3. debrasue

    debrasue · Guest

    Nice breakfast choice you've got there, Arlene! ;)
     
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  4. s.sollis

    s.sollis Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    B: cup of Camomile tea.
    L: left over chilli from last night, no rice.
    D: will be, sausages, poached or scrambled eggs, cherry tomatoes, mushrooms
    S: fruit, coconut water, normal water.
     
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  5. debrasue

    debrasue · Guest

    I'm guessing you enjoyed the Coyo then, Deb? :joyful:
     
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  6. debrasue

    debrasue · Guest

    I like the sound of your soup - is there a recipe anywhere?
     
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  7. debrasue

    debrasue · Guest

    B: Grilled smoked bacon, scrambled eggs, Sukrin toast & butter
    L: Black cherries
    D (will be): Turkey & mushrooms in cream & white wine sauce, broccoli, courgettes, roasted tomatoes;
    S: LC Scone with cream & reduced sugar strawberry jam
    Carbs: 35.3g
     
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  8. Munkki

    Munkki Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Hi @debrasue and thanks.

    I improvised a bit and need to remember now, as I had the soup portion yesterday from the freezer.

    I fried a roughly chopped onion for several minutes in a large pot in a generous amount of butter, added garlic, one (or two?) chopped fennel bulb and a cauliflower cut into pieces, and fried the lot for 5 - 10 minutes.

    (The cauli leaves were used for cauli chips. I cut them off and baked them with olive oil, salt and paprika)

    Then I added 2 cups homemade chicken stock, some leftover white beans (only because I needed to use them), probably some thyme or other herbs and boiled the lot until everything got soft enough to puree. At last I added some double cream and probably some nutmeg and pepper.

    This soup goes really well with a bit of turmeric, and, of course olive oil on top before eating :D
     
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  9. Munkki

    Munkki Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I find it amusing when my 'diabetic meals' are envied, as if only I am 'allowed' fat and cheese, but cannot have the boring sandwich :joyful::joyful:
     
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  10. Debmcgee

    Debmcgee Prediabetes · Well-Known Member

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    B chipolatas, fried egg, coffee

    L corned beef salad, yoghurt with linseed and cinnamon

    D chilli con carne on lettuce with cheese. Was really looking forward to sour cream on top but something odd happened to it while it was sitting in fridge so I had to bin it. Had to have a dollop of yoghurt instead. Yum! Rest of vanilla coyo.

    Feel stuffed....


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    Borderline T2, serial yo-yo dieter but firmly sticking to LCHF with IF
     
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  11. debrasue

    debrasue · Guest

    Thanks! It sounds lovely - I'm going to have to have a go at this...
     
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  12. PenfoldAPD

    PenfoldAPD Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    B: boiled eggs
    L: tomato soup - one slice LivLife bread slathered with Brussels pate
    D: salmon with a lemon crust ;) a pile of purple sprouting brocolli - smelly cheese to follow, washed down with a first class Merlot

    A winning day on LHCF and didn't feel hungry at all :)
     
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  13. Brunneria

    Brunneria Other · Guru
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    B: zilch
    L: unexpected - piggy rarebit. 2 slices granary with bacon, grated cheese and wholegrain mustard. Absolutely superb! Went from 4.5 to a peak of 7.4 over about 2 hours, then dipped back down slowly. So not horrendous, but def not ideal. A v rare treat!
    D: bratwurst, broccoli, green beans and a few baby carrots.
     
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  14. hankjam

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

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    B: straws, walnuts and creme fraiche
    L: Cauli soup, cheese and aubergine pickle added for zing.
    D: 4 egg omelette, spinach and cheese, expresso and square of 95%.
    4 rasps when I got home from work.
     
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  15. hornplayer

    hornplayer · Well-Known Member

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    B: Protein shake
    L: Greek salad with home grown mixed leaves instead of cucumber
    D: Baked salmon, cabbage and kale sautéed in butter.


    Sent from my iPad using DCUK Forum
     
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  16. PosyPip

    PosyPip Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Fasted until this evening, apart from a handful at nuts at lunch

    Wine tasting followed by quiche (without pastry), cheese, prawns and salami.
     
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  17. amgrundy

    amgrundy Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Wed 8/6/16
    B 1 slice burgen bread / peanut butter / mushrooms in butter
    S coconut / vanilla greek yogurt
    L 1 slice cheese quiche no crust
    D Cod fish in butter sauce / broccoli / cauli / green beans Turkish greek yogurt / a few blackberries and raspberries.
     
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  18. TracyC

    TracyC Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Well I've not been here for a few weeks because I have completely fallen off the wagon, so soon into my diabetes journey it's embarrassing. I haven't gone mad but i have been eating a fair few carbs, I decided to take my bloods reading for the first time in a week yesterday and it was 17. I'm back with a re-newed motivation, and somehow posting here allows me to keep motivated a little more somehow. Anyway, Im rambling...so for today, so far I have eaten a pot of fruit consisting of a quarter of an apple, 6 grapes and 3 strawberries. I am not sure what Im going to have for lunch ( I've got the diabetic nurse at 1.30 and its the day I have my three monthly bloods taken...:( ) so will pick something up then. Well done you guys, you have so much more will power than I do, but hopefully some of it may rub off on me x
     
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  19. s.sollis

    s.sollis Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    B: cup of Camomile tea.
    50 minutes on treadmill 3.2 miles.
    L: low carb crackers with pate. Half a small tin of corned beef.
    D: crab salad. Fruit.

    Got to put up with my husband cooking for me for couple of weeks as from tomorrow as I'm having a carpal tunnel operation tomorrow afternoon. Wish me luck.
     
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  20. Brunneria

    Brunneria Other · Guru
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    GOOD LUCK!!!
     
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