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What did you eat yesterday?

Maca44

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Breakfast - 2 hard boiled eggs (meant to be soft boiled but it went wrong) and a cup of frothy hot chocolate

Lunch - frothy coffee (now I've dug my frother out I am going to use the heck out of it) and tinned ham with low carb ketchup.

Evening meal - I made keto stuffed crust pizza with frankfurters in the crust which I made using yeast, baking powder and a mix of fibre 'flours' and almond and coconut flour and xanthan gum.

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The a cup of frothy hot chocolate before bed after having done half an hour boxing exercise in VR.
Ever thought about opening a cafe, I would be first in the cue. These pics are making me hungry, your very talented.
 

Ruby/London

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Yesterday: my favourite chicken soup.

Roast some skinless chicken thighs with herbs and a splash of olive oil and seasoning in the oven for about 35 minutes.
Meanwhile, chop 2 med leeks, 2 med corgette, 1 carrot and gently cook in some olive oil while thighs are roasting. When the veggies are softened and the thighs are ready, pour the chicken juices into the soup pot with a chicken stock cube. Add a big bunch of kale and simmer until ready. I use about half a bag because it cooks down. The soup lasts me about three days and I use the chicken thighs for sandwiches, salads etc or chop a couple and add them to the soup. The juices from the cooked thighs makes all the difference to taste - stock cubes don't quite get there:)

Roasted veg - peppers, red onion, corgettes in harissa with falafels and coriander and mint yoghurt sauce.

... Trying to get back on track after a very bad Christmas diet:)
 
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NotWorriedAtAll

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Ever thought about opening a cafe, I would be first in the cue. These pics are making me hungry, your very talented.
You are very kind. My son used to say this all the time. My nerves wouldn't stand it sadly. I am so over cautious I worry about poisoning people to the point it is pretty close to OCD and I'm not using that term lightly. I did once fantasise about having a cafe when I was in my twenties. I had visions of decorating it with astro turf on the ground and furnishing it with wooden benches and plastic trees (before I knew about plastic being bad) having picnic areas with tablecloths and calling it the Teddy Bears' Picnic!! :D
 

Dxxoo

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Lol Teddy Bears Picnic! :D That would have been really popular with the kiddies (and me).

Lost the plot today but yesterday was interesting. Pigged out but on 'good stuff' and lost weight. All that food yet lost! Just shows you. Why can't I be consistent though? Why can't I be normal and just have three meals a day. I don't think I've ever been normal with food. In fact I haven't.

Wednesday 6th Jan - Epiphany. Weight 14stones 13.2pounds Tum <50 1/2

B: Run out of strips / pint water / 2 hard boiled eggs / pint water with meds
Snack: large can tuna
L: pint water / 2 hard boiled eggs with salt and mayo
D: large sirloin steak and a packet of those small mushrooms / pint water
Supper: 3 rashers bacon, 2 fried eggs, 3 fried tomatoes mmm oink
 

NotWorriedAtAll

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Lol Teddy Bears Picnic! :D That would have been really popular with the kiddies (and me).

Lost the plot today but yesterday was interesting. Pigged out but on 'good stuff' and lost weight. All that food yet lost! Just shows you. Why can't I be consistent though? Why can't I be normal and just have three meals a day. I don't think I've ever been normal with food. In fact I haven't.

Wednesday 6th Jan - Epiphany. Weight 14stones 13.2pounds Tum <50 1/2

B: Run out of strips / pint water / 2 hard boiled eggs / pint water with meds
Snack: large can tuna
L: pint water / 2 hard boiled eggs with salt and mayo
D: large sirloin steak and a packet of those small mushrooms / pint water
Supper: 3 rashers bacon, 2 fried eggs, 3 fried tomatoes mmm oink
I think you should stop trying to eat three meals a day. If it isn't natural for you then work with what is natural for you.
To be honest I have days when I scoff all day long (probably like your day yesterday) but I stick to no carb/low carb naughty food and even if i don't lose weight - I certainly don't gain and my blood sugars etc are ok.

My piggy eating stuff when I can't be bothered to cook and I've lost the ability to think straight:
packs of porky scratchings - I check the labels and buy the ones with almost no carbs in them - some have cereals in them and are quite high so I avoid them.
Cheese strings - they have vitamin D added to them so I count them as 'medicine food.'
Dark chocolate powder (Dr Oetker from Tesco is only 8.9g per 100g so one teaspoon is nearly nothing) mixed with double cream and a squirt of zero calories syrup or some vanilla pod ground and a bit of erythritol - stir it up and it goes thick like a mousse and I eat it with a spoon.
Salami slices in packs from Tesco - I have been known to eat the entire pack and then eat a pepperami as well.
Pepperamis.
Tesco cheapo (Creamfields) Brie - only 79p for 200g - I've eaten a whole one with a cup of coffee for breakfast before now - completely piggy but only 2g carbs in the entire thing!!
When I absolutely must have something warm/hot but I have no cooking mojo I keep frozen chopped (well snipped with a scissors) spring onions, cooked sliced chicken (Tesco £2.50 for a 340g pack) and sliced ginger and mixed peppers and mushrooms slices and chopped red onion in the freezer and chuck some of each together into a microwaveable plastic bowl - throw in a chicken oxo and a splash of sesame oil and soya sauce and top with hot water from the kettle and bung in a microwave for 3- 4 minutes and hey presto - Chinese takeaway soup. If you buy Konjac noodles (also Tesco) and add a pack to that - it is enough to make you feel creaking full and there's only 20 calories in the noodles
The beauty of this is the only washing up is the bowl and the spoon.
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Ruby/London

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Today: Just started a loose version of the Fast 800 (Michael Mosley) as a result of new sedentary life working in lockdown and a bit too much stodge over Christmas.

Breakfast: Tea with semi skinned milk
Lunch: Homemade soup (minestrone) and chicken salad
2 satsumas
Supper: Garlic chicken with broccoli and new potatoes
Green and jasmine tea
Apple

I think if I write it down fast I won't spoil my post by having to add add on late night snacksp
 
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NotWorriedAtAll

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yesterday

Brunch:
black caffeinated coffee frothed no syrup.
Big chunk of cheddar cheese.

Evening meal:
Roast duck with sprouts and giblet gravy.

Evening snack:
hot chocolate made with cream and zero calorie syrup and a home made coconut rum truffle.

All I've been eating today are home made rum truffles!! Not great because my bloods are up to 7.5 which is high for me these days. Shopping due to be delivered at three and then I can start having sensible food again. I think I will make myself a bowl of soup to keep me tided over until then.
 

Dxxoo

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Thank you for that @NotWorriedAtAll I need to copy and paste. I thought a lot of that was bad for us! Shows what I know. Brie yum.

I'm not logging my food intake at the moment because I'm ashamed and embarrassed. :( I need to stop... it's as if I can only be sensible for a day or two and then I go off the rails. A week is about the longest I can last out which is crazy because I've got one foot in the grave. :D

I've bought some mince and put it in the freezer. Now have to try and remember what Kaylz said to do with it! Add egg on the last minute...
 

NotWorriedAtAll

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This is for you
I'm not logging my food intake at the moment because I'm ashamed and embarrassed. :( I need to stop... it's as if I can only be sensible for a day or two and then I go off the rails. A week is about the longest I can last out which is crazy because I've got one foot in the grave. :D
This is what I ate yesterday Ditto:

Breakfast - five chocolate rum truffles - home made with double cream, salted caramel zero calorie syrup desiccated coconut, 100% cocoa chocolate and cacao butter and coconut rum. Decaff coffee

Later on more truffles - I forgot to make the soup because I got distracted as the food shopping arrived early.


After the food shopping - I finished off the truffles (which I'd meant to make last over a week) ate four cheese strings and three pepperamis and had another cup of coffee.

In the evening I cooked a pack of 97% pork tesco chipolata sausages - gave a third of them to my husband with mashed carrot and potatoes and ate the remaining third with micrwaved broccoli.

Later on I ate a third of a saucisson along with three pickled gherkins.

And somewhere in the day I also squeezed in a big chunk of cheddar cheese.
 

Ruby/London

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I’ve had days like that too but I heard Joe Weeks say - don’t let a bad food day turn into a bad food week. I’m working on don’t let a bad 9 months of lockdown get any worse!

Today ... morning tea
Lunch: leftover minestrone soup
Supper: spagbol with courgetti (what a faff) and salad
Greek yoghurt and a few blueberries.

Been feeling a bit dizzy and shaky this afternoon. Sugar slump, I suspect.
 

NotWorriedAtAll

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Breakfast:
Chaffles with saucisson slices and 2 gherkins and a big mug of decaff coffee black no syrup.

Lea: Spag bol with konjac noodles.
Anyone making konjac noodles or rice my tip for making them - rinse them under the tap in a colander and then dunk them in a pyrex bowl of just boiled water and leave them in it for five-ish minutes while you wash out the colander thoroughly. Then drain them in the colander and pour another kettle of boiling water over them over the sink and then let them sit draining over the now emptied pyrex bowl until they have mostly dried off with the evaporation of the hot water.

Then mix them into whatever you are having them with. That way they have lost all the glucomannan stuff that has been in the water they are stored in and are tasteless enough to take on the sauce flavours and don't have the 'slimy' feel any more. If you are cooking a curry or stir fry they are good at this point mixed in with the stir fry in the pan and cooked together with it for a bit.

Evening: chocolate "mousse" made with greek yoghurt, double cream and cocoa powder.

Throughout the day drinking decaff coffee and tea and fizzy water.
 

Iwillgetthere

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Breakfast:
Chaffles with saucisson slices and 2 gherkins and a big mug of decaff coffee black no syrup.

Lea: Spag bol with konjac noodles.
Anyone making konjac noodles or rice my tip for making them - rinse them under the tap in a colander and then dunk them in a pyrex bowl of just boiled water and leave them in it for five-ish minutes while you wash out the colander thoroughly. Then drain them in the colander and pour another kettle of boiling water over them over the sink and then let them sit draining over the now emptied pyrex bowl until they have mostly dried off with the evaporation of the hot water.

Then mix them into whatever you are having them with. That way they have lost all the glucomannan stuff that has been in the water they are stored in and are tasteless enough to take on the sauce flavours and don't have the 'slimy' feel any more. If you are cooking a curry or stir fry they are good at this point mixed in with the stir fry in the pan and cooked together with it for a bit.

Evening: chocolate "mousse" made with greek yoghurt, double cream and cocoa powder.

Throughout the day drinking decaff coffee and tea and fizzy water.
Thank you for the konjac tips!
 

Iwillgetthere

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Brunch: 2 scrambled eggs with a handful of raw spinach and 50g of smoked salmon
Dinner: smoked haddock with creme frais and mozerella on wilted spinach, toasted pine nuts and sprinkle of capers- yum!
Fruit teas throughout.
I always start (and end my day) with a small glass of water with Apple Cider vinegar in. Followed swiftly by a decaff black coffee.
 

Kaylz

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B - same as every other day
D - wholemeal sandwich with a packet of Morrison's Tikka slices on and a Cadbury's raspberry mini roll, pint of water
mug of cafetiere coffee
T - duck egg omelette with king prawns, mozzarella and spring onions, baby potatoes, steamed broccoli and a bar of moser roth 85%, pint of blueberry & blackberry diluting
mug of coffee
3 and a half oat nobblies before bed
xx
 

Kaylz

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Today
B - same as always
D - wholemeal german salami sandwich, bar of Cadbury dark milk chocolate and a pint of water
mug of cafetiere coffee
T - mince with garlic granules, mushrooms, spring onions and a duck egg, baby potatoes, steamed sprouts, wedge of butter and 1 square Lidl's 95%, pint of blackberry & blueberry diluting
mug of coffee
xx
 

Ruby/London

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Waking tea with milk - couldn't start any day or any diet without a big mug of builders brew.

Brunch: left over spagbol and rocket.
Dinner: oven baked salmon wrapped in parma ham, with lentils, tomatoes, black olives and kale ragu type base.
Natural yoghurt with sliced pear
Green tea with jasmine throughout the day.

Reading this I feel satisfied with my effort but physically I feel rubbish - early days, I guess.
 

Fagor

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B : 30g porrage with semi-skimmed, builders' tea
mid am : Cappuccino on the beach (bi-weekly)
L : salad, ham & lentil soup (thanks to my sister), slice Garioch Oat bread, 40g stewed gooseberries, 50g Alpro plain with coconut soy yoghurt
mid pm : mug of yeast drink, 1/2 slice bread (been walking in the woods - only met 2 people so safe), coffee-man too busy for a second cup.
D : Salad, Chickpea, beef, carrot paprika stew, 80g Golden Wonder potato, veg, builders tea
mid evening : mug of yeast drink
bed : mug of yeast drink, small slice of bread.
 

Iwillgetthere

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Lunch: left over smoked haddock in creme frais, with roasted butternut squash, a few sprouts and green beans, which put me at 21g of carbs (aiming for no more than 20g per day).
Supper : bag of pork scratchings and a can of diet Coke- what an absolute treat and zero carbs!
Fruit teas throughout the day.
 
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