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    • gunsandbanjos
    • By gunsandbanjos 14th Feb 14, 8:20 PM
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    gunsandbanjos
    Low Carb Diets Support Thread
    • #1
    • 14th Feb 14, 8:20 PM
    Low Carb Diets Support Thread 14th Feb 14 at 8:20 PM
    Bright and shiny new thread as requested.

    Continuation of this thread.

    Updated recipe list here
    Last edited by gunsandbanjos; 16-02-2014 at 10:11 PM.
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    • Pop Up Pirate
    • By Pop Up Pirate 17th Apr 17, 12:25 PM
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    Pop Up Pirate
    Well done LL, keep it up!
    • lessonlearned
    • By lessonlearned 17th Apr 17, 12:40 PM
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    lessonlearned
    Thanks Pirate.

    I will use this thread for support and ideas.

    Everyone......Feel free to give me a kick up the derrière when I need it.
    • focus888
    • By focus888 18th Apr 17, 1:12 PM
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    focus888
    Hi All,

    please can I join? I've been low carbing for just over a month now. Lost about 15lbs. However regained like 5 of them over the last few days so annoyed with myself. I know its mostly water weight as i didnt even eat that much. Just toast, noodles, chocolates back on the plan today though.

    Anyone got a good low carb stew recipe? im so tired of chicken salad, its so cold for it.
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    • pamsdish
    • By pamsdish 18th Apr 17, 6:11 PM
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    Have a look through some of these, I read casserole and stew as virtually the same thing. 1 cooked on op of cooker other in it.
    Jan B.B.F, £100,£8= £92, Grocery, £100,=£26
    Feb B B..F, £100, Grocery £126 =£21
    March B.B.F. £100, Grocery £125,=£7
    April B.B/F.£100,-£15= £85,-£33=£52,-£27=£25-£31=£6
    Grocery £125 -£26=£99,-£24=£75,-£11=£64,-£2=£62,-£25=£37,-£10=£27,-£3=£24, -£21=£3

    • pamsdish
    • By pamsdish 19th Apr 17, 2:40 PM
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    pamsdish
    Todays main meal, liver, 2 asda sausages, sprouts and cauli.
    Jan B.B.F, £100,£8= £92, Grocery, £100,=£26
    Feb B B..F, £100, Grocery £126 =£21
    March B.B.F. £100, Grocery £125,=£7
    April B.B/F.£100,-£15= £85,-£33=£52,-£27=£25-£31=£6
    Grocery £125 -£26=£99,-£24=£75,-£11=£64,-£2=£62,-£25=£37,-£10=£27,-£3=£24, -£21=£3

    • pamsdish
    • By pamsdish 20th Apr 17, 4:49 PM
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    pamsdish
    Today had last 2 courgettes roasted with, radishes leeks garlic and a chicken breast,
    Jan B.B.F, £100,£8= £92, Grocery, £100,=£26
    Feb B B..F, £100, Grocery £126 =£21
    March B.B.F. £100, Grocery £125,=£7
    April B.B/F.£100,-£15= £85,-£33=£52,-£27=£25-£31=£6
    Grocery £125 -£26=£99,-£24=£75,-£11=£64,-£2=£62,-£25=£37,-£10=£27,-£3=£24, -£21=£3

    • Pop Up Pirate
    • By Pop Up Pirate 21st Apr 17, 9:03 AM
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    Pop Up Pirate
    Hi All,

    please can I join? I've been low carbing for just over a month now. Lost about 15lbs. However regained like 5 of them over the last few days so annoyed with myself. I know its mostly water weight as i didnt even eat that much. Just toast, noodles, chocolates back on the plan today though.

    Anyone got a good low carb stew recipe? im so tired of chicken salad, its so cold for it.
    Originally posted by focus888
    I would just do stew as normal but leave out 2/3rds of the potato.

    Don't forget, if you are eating low carbs your fat intake must increase.
    • pamsdish
    • By pamsdish 21st Apr 17, 1:58 PM
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    pamsdish
    Today having a tuna salad,
    Jan B.B.F, £100,£8= £92, Grocery, £100,=£26
    Feb B B..F, £100, Grocery £126 =£21
    March B.B.F. £100, Grocery £125,=£7
    April B.B/F.£100,-£15= £85,-£33=£52,-£27=£25-£31=£6
    Grocery £125 -£26=£99,-£24=£75,-£11=£64,-£2=£62,-£25=£37,-£10=£27,-£3=£24, -£21=£3

    • pamsdish
    • By pamsdish 23rd Apr 17, 8:06 AM
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    pamsdish
    I was hungry early yesterday so had a small green salad with avocado and chorizo, for my main meal I had cauli cheese, it was at this point I found I had picked up extra thick cream instead of double, it still made a nice cheese sauce mixed with cream cheese, and a pork chop.
    Today having roast chicken with loads of veggies.
    Jan B.B.F, £100,£8= £92, Grocery, £100,=£26
    Feb B B..F, £100, Grocery £126 =£21
    March B.B.F. £100, Grocery £125,=£7
    April B.B/F.£100,-£15= £85,-£33=£52,-£27=£25-£31=£6
    Grocery £125 -£26=£99,-£24=£75,-£11=£64,-£2=£62,-£25=£37,-£10=£27,-£3=£24, -£21=£3

    • lessonlearned
    • By lessonlearned 23rd Apr 17, 9:15 AM
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    Hi everyone.

    PAmsdish - I do like you posting your meals, it gives me ideas.

    Well I have been pretty good. Still struggling a bit in the evenings but on the whole quite pleased. Tried some Terry's Chocolate orange and couldn't eat it, it was so unbearably sweet. So hopefully my taste buds are changing. I find a square of good dark chocolate is enough now.

    I did succumb to a bread roll the over day (circumstances and me not being organised). It didn't upset my stomach but it tasted awful. Far too salty and I could feel it lying in my stomach for hours afterwards, so again far too heavy for my digestive system.

    I think I'm getting there slowly.......
    • pamsdish
    • By pamsdish 23rd Apr 17, 11:51 AM
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    pamsdish
    Posting daily to keep thread going and myself a visual diary, plan to sit after lunch and meal plan for week in lieu of weather turning cold again. although it does seem a shame to waste a decent day indoors. lol.
    Jan B.B.F, £100,£8= £92, Grocery, £100,=£26
    Feb B B..F, £100, Grocery £126 =£21
    March B.B.F. £100, Grocery £125,=£7
    April B.B/F.£100,-£15= £85,-£33=£52,-£27=£25-£31=£6
    Grocery £125 -£26=£99,-£24=£75,-£11=£64,-£2=£62,-£25=£37,-£10=£27,-£3=£24, -£21=£3

    • Pop Up Pirate
    • By Pop Up Pirate 23rd Apr 17, 12:21 PM
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    Pop Up Pirate
    Hi everyone.

    PAmsdish - I do like you posting your meals, it gives me ideas.

    Well I have been pretty good. Still struggling a bit in the evenings but on the whole quite pleased. Tried some Terry's Chocolate orange and couldn't eat it, it was so unbearably sweet. So hopefully my taste buds are changing. I find a square of good dark chocolate is enough now.

    I did succumb to a bread roll the over day (circumstances and me not being organised). It didn't upset my stomach but it tasted awful. Far too salty and I could feel it lying in my stomach for hours afterwards, so again far too heavy for my digestive system.

    I think I'm getting there slowly.......
    Originally posted by lessonlearned
    Good that the sweet tooth is leaving you. I found the same thing. At first I wondered how I would manage with my coffee as I just couldn't take it without sugar. So I didn't have any for a few weeks until the sweet tooth went.
    Now, I can drink it without sugar no problem

    Keep it up. You're getting there!
    • pamsdish
    • By pamsdish 24th Apr 17, 2:29 PM
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    pamsdish
    2nd ready plated chicken dinner today, well it was a poussin actually I spatchcocked for 2 meals, I keep meat and veg separate plates, gravy in a mug, then reheat in micro, although I never reheat the meat.
    Planning this http://realhousemoms.com/loaded-cauliflower-casserole/ for tomorrow.
    Jan B.B.F, £100,£8= £92, Grocery, £100,=£26
    Feb B B..F, £100, Grocery £126 =£21
    March B.B.F. £100, Grocery £125,=£7
    April B.B/F.£100,-£15= £85,-£33=£52,-£27=£25-£31=£6
    Grocery £125 -£26=£99,-£24=£75,-£11=£64,-£2=£62,-£25=£37,-£10=£27,-£3=£24, -£21=£3

    • so very confused
    • By so very confused 24th Apr 17, 11:05 PM
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    so very confused
    That cauli dish looks super, might try it on my days off.
    Had a little blip yesterday, if you can call 1/4 of a chocolate egg a little blip! It was only a small one
    Back on track today, omelette for lunch and steak, cauli, broccoli for dinner.
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    • pamsdish
    • By pamsdish 25th Apr 17, 8:07 AM
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    pamsdish
    We all have blips, as long as you don`t let it sabotage you completely, you have done the right thing going right back to this W.O.E. ,the longer you wait the harder it gets.
    Jan B.B.F, £100,£8= £92, Grocery, £100,=£26
    Feb B B..F, £100, Grocery £126 =£21
    March B.B.F. £100, Grocery £125,=£7
    April B.B/F.£100,-£15= £85,-£33=£52,-£27=£25-£31=£6
    Grocery £125 -£26=£99,-£24=£75,-£11=£64,-£2=£62,-£25=£37,-£10=£27,-£3=£24, -£21=£3

    • pamsdish
    • By pamsdish 26th Apr 17, 7:59 AM
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    pamsdish
    Planning my perennial favourite today, belly pork will have boiled swede and roast radishes with it.
    Jan B.B.F, £100,£8= £92, Grocery, £100,=£26
    Feb B B..F, £100, Grocery £126 =£21
    March B.B.F. £100, Grocery £125,=£7
    April B.B/F.£100,-£15= £85,-£33=£52,-£27=£25-£31=£6
    Grocery £125 -£26=£99,-£24=£75,-£11=£64,-£2=£62,-£25=£37,-£10=£27,-£3=£24, -£21=£3

    • pamsdish
    • By pamsdish 27th Apr 17, 2:18 PM
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    pamsdish
    In my slow cooker today I have some oxtail, carrots, parsnip, swede, onion and radishes, not really low carb but what I wanted today.
    Jan B.B.F, £100,£8= £92, Grocery, £100,=£26
    Feb B B..F, £100, Grocery £126 =£21
    March B.B.F. £100, Grocery £125,=£7
    April B.B/F.£100,-£15= £85,-£33=£52,-£27=£25-£31=£6
    Grocery £125 -£26=£99,-£24=£75,-£11=£64,-£2=£62,-£25=£37,-£10=£27,-£3=£24, -£21=£3

    • pamsdish
    • By pamsdish 30th Apr 17, 7:08 AM
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    pamsdish
    Had a few bad days and out to lunch today, 1st May tomorrow, back in with a fixed plan, back to swimming twice a week and yoga class, I feel more committed when putting more effort in, hopefully the weather will warm up and that too helps.
    Jan B.B.F, £100,£8= £92, Grocery, £100,=£26
    Feb B B..F, £100, Grocery £126 =£21
    March B.B.F. £100, Grocery £125,=£7
    April B.B/F.£100,-£15= £85,-£33=£52,-£27=£25-£31=£6
    Grocery £125 -£26=£99,-£24=£75,-£11=£64,-£2=£62,-£25=£37,-£10=£27,-£3=£24, -£21=£3

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