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What have you eaten today?

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

  1. GeoffersTaylor

    GeoffersTaylor Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    B - 2 bacon, bulletproof coffee
    L - king prawn & cashew salad, 2 babybel
    D - 2 sea bass fillets fried in butter
    S - pork scratchings,

    Had some real carb cravings today. I didn't succumb, but I really wanted some big savoury pastry thing - a pastie or sausage roll.
     
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  2. AllyH

    AllyH Type 2 · Active Member

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    No breakfast.
    Lunch: Demi baguette butter cheese and onion filler.
    Dinner: egg salad with 2 slices of deli ham and 2 large cheese slices.
    Snack: options hot chocolate
     
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  3. Christinerm

    Christinerm Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    B: Full fat yogurt, coconut /flax bread & almond butter
    S: Handful of olives
    L: Courgette & kale soup with almond scones & hard boiled egg
    D: Avocado & tuna salad, blueberries & cream
    S: 2 squares 85% chocolate
     
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  4. mehhh2015

    mehhh2015 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Yesterday:
    B: coffee with almond milk
    S: some halloumi, cheese puffs
    S: pecans
    L/D: Subway salad: lettuce, red onion, green peppers, black olives, jalapeno, chicken tikka, cheese and mayo.
    S: glass of wine
     
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  5. Yesterday (and will be exactly the same today!)

    B: feta omelette
    L: blueberry chia pud, redbush and vanilla tea
    D: leftover saucy cannellini beans, 2 quorn sausages, brocolli, grated cheese
    Snack: creamy decaf

    Hoping to score a Lidl roll before tomorrow's Bake Off as it is the bread week :nailbiting:
     
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  6. mehhh2015

    mehhh2015 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    LOL
     
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  7. mehhh2015

    mehhh2015 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    mmmm... sausage roll... mmmm
     
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  8. britishpub

    britishpub Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I know the feeling.

    Went into a Sainsburys last week, and I was feeling a bit peckish and there, right in front of me was a display of their special offers, containing a Ginsters Pasty for £ 1.00.

    They should be prosecuted for doing that !!!!!!
     
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  9. southdenes

    southdenes · Member

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    hello all ,im trying to low carb right now and checking out the carb contents on everything I eat , what would you say the figure should be (carb intake ) per day as a target , thanks
     
  10. rosserk

    rosserk Prediabetes · Well-Known Member

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    Hi all

    I've been asked to post a recipe I tried which I found online

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  11. rosserk

    rosserk Prediabetes · Well-Known Member

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    Here's the carb count below

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  12. GeoffersTaylor

    GeoffersTaylor Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Hi there. I try for 30g of carbs per day. Some folks are even stricter. Lots of folks go for somewhere between 50-70g. At the end of the day it's whatever works for you. Maybe start around the 50g mark and see how you go?
     
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  13. mehhh2015

    mehhh2015 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    It all depends on where you are right now, what do you want to achieve and your personal circumstances and preferences.

    Some people can eat about 100 a day, some others between 50-70, some choose to eat less than 30 or less than 20. It all varies from person to person.

    I stay below 30-20grms a day but I have a lot of weight to lose.
     
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  14. Totto

    Totto Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    It's very much up to you. I do very low carb and thus high fat and it suits me. I aim for normal BG at all times. Except for Sundays when I can have a piece of fried bread with breakfast, or fried potatoes and an treat in the afternoon or so.

    Today I had bacon and eggs scrambled in butter with a tomato for lunch, I rarely eat breakfast, and a herring casserole with loads of vegetables and olive oil.
     
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  15. trinity0097

    trinity0097 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    B - chocolate pancake and sauce
    Snack - mini bag pork scratchings
    L - bacon and Brie salad at our local tea shop
    D - leftover crust less quiche with courgette noodles. Then goats milk vanilla ice cream with dark choc cream sauce. Bit of an indulgence, but I have pmt so I think it's allowed and the ice cream was only 5.5g carbs (weighed it out and everything!)
     
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  16. mehhh2015

    mehhh2015 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Today's menu
    FBG: 5
    B: coffee with lactofree
    S: pecans
    L: poached salmon, avocado, green salad with some black olives and some feta cheese
    S: cheese puffs, coffee with lactofree
    D: brie wrapped in chorizo slices and some black olives
     
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  17. GeoffersTaylor

    GeoffersTaylor Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    B - 3 bacon, 2 scrambled eggs
    L - avocado, 2 babybel
    D - pan fried salmon fillet
    S - a bit of stilton, some ardennes pate

    I cooked kale crisps with the salmon. I flavoured them with some chinese spices...MISTAKE. They were horrible and got binned. My daughter liked hers, cos I sprinkled them with sugar a bit like the seaweed in a Chinese restaurant.
     
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  18. teacher123

    teacher123 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    B - 4 scrambled eggs, 150g Greek yoghurt and few blueberries, filtered black coffee
    L - 3 slices of ham, some spinach, watercress and pepper, half an avocado, 100g of Greek yoghurt
    D - Pan fried chicken mixed with little ginger, garlic, pepper and parmesan cheese (delicious), served with broccoli and rest of spinach.
     
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  19. britishpub

    britishpub Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Yesterday's gourmet experience.

    B: 2 eggs scrambled, 3 bacon & grilled tomato

    L: yet more left over lamb, salad & coleslaw

    D: prawns sautéed in butter & garlic, grilled haloumi cheese with a caper dressing and a salad.

    P: Greek yoghurt with blueberries and 85%
     
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  20. Gravity-Carb

    Gravity-Carb Other · Well-Known Member

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    Ooo ooo ooo GeoffersTaylor, I serve my kale crisps with torn nori (seaweed) sheet and dried chilli flakes and salt.
    A friend of mine with her dehydrator (showoff) dehydrates lemon then blitzes it in the grinder and adds a tiny bit of the lemon powder to her kale and it tastes 'gurt lush' .
    HTH

    The bulletproof is fab. Thanks for the headsup on the amounts.
    GC
     
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