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    Re: Breakfast ideas

    Post by graham64 on Fri Apr 01 2016, 22:54

    How about Kedgeree as suitable diabetic breakfast yummy 

     
    CARBS 64.3g  PROTEIN 28.9g FAT 16.6g SATURATES 3.4g SUGARS 3.1g SALT 0.3g PORTIONS FRUIT & VEG 1

    https://www.diabetes.org.uk/Guide-to-diabetes/Recipes/Kedgeree/

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    Re: Breakfast ideas

    Post by Jan1 on Sat Apr 02 2016, 11:02

    graham64 wrote:

    OK I'll get me coat   getmecoat

    I'll pass it to you LOL

    If I served that Kedgeree recipe idea - Eddie's blood sugar readings would just soar to heights neither of us would want to see Evil or Very Mad

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    Re: Breakfast ideas

    Post by Jan1 on Sat Apr 02 2016, 11:04

    Jan1 wrote:

    Kedgeree : The Low Carb Way

    We haven't had this Kedgeree dish for a while, must rectify this soon! If you haven't tried this low carb recipe idea using cauliflower instead of rice we can recommend it.

    It is a great meal, which can be served anytime of day. It is low in carbs, and if you are a diabetic, can help you keep those BG numbers to non diabetic, it is very tasty too.

    Ingredients:
    (serves 2)
    1 small cauliflower, grated
    1 red onion, finely chopped
    2 table spoons of Patak's Madras curry paste
    3 boiled eggs (8 minutes in boiling water), quartered
    250g smoked haddock, or unsmoked salmon is also good, poached in water for 5 minutes
    Lots of finely chopped parsley, or coriander
    Some lemon wedges to serve.

    Method:
    Fry the onion in olive oil or butter until soft. Add the curry paste and fry for 3-4 minutes more. Now add the grated cauliflower and cook until all the ingredients are well coloured, maybe 8-10 minutes.
    Add the flaked fish, then the herbs and finally the eggs.
    Salt and pepper to taste, then spoon onto warmed plates with the lemon wedges.

    Delicious

    All the best Jan

    flower  sunny  flower

    This one, however, made with cauliflower is quite acceptable sunny
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    Re: Breakfast ideas

    Post by chris c on Sun Apr 03 2016, 22:51

    I might be able to get away with this by evening but for breakfast I'd be comatose for the rest of the day. Quite unbelievable. Well, unfortunately they probably mean it, after all it's low fat! <sigh>
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    Re: Breakfast ideas

    Post by Jan1 on Mon Apr 04 2016, 11:32

    Breakfast idea... how about Papaya

    use 1 small ripe papaya:

    Cut it in half and fill each half with Greek yogurt, then top with a few blueberries and chopped nuts.



    One small papaya (152 grams) contains:
    Calories: 59.
    Carbohydrates: 15 grams.
    Fiber: 3 grams.
    Protein: 1 gram.
    Vitamin C: 157% of the RDI.
    Vitamin A: 33% of the RDI.
    Folate (Vitamin B9): 14% of the RDI.
    Potassium: 11% of the RDI.
    Trace amounts of calcium, magnesium and vitamins B1, B3, B5, E and K.

    Papayas also contain healthy antioxidants called carotenoids. They are especially high in a type of carotenoid called lycopene.

    What’s more, these beneficial antioxidants are better absorbed from papayas than from other fruits and vegetables

    Read more with links here
    http://thelowcarbdiabetic.blogspot.co.uk/2016/04/papayas-fruit-of-angels.html

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    Re: Breakfast ideas

    Post by Jan1 on Wed Apr 27 2016, 10:49

    Low Carb Breakfast Cereals

    For so many of us the 'go to' breakfast does seem to be cereal. But the highly coloured packaged varieties you see on supermarket shelves do contain a high amount of carbs and sugar, so you may wish to consider a lower carb version. Here are three for you to have a look at, see what you think ...

    Granola The Low Carb Way : Fennel and Ginger Grain Free Granola


    Libby at 'Ditch The Carbs' asks, " Have you ditched the cereals yet? With sugary cereals these days being more akin to a dessert (in fact there is now a company that has set up a cereal bar and cafe) it really is time to give up these for good.

    So what do you have instead? Grain free granola that is packed with seeds, nuts, spices, coconut and nutrients, and you can use grain free granola in many ways:-

    You can:
    Add milk and berries
    Add yoghurt and berries
    Sprinkle on whipped cream and berries for a quick low carb dessert
    Add to your grain free granola bars
    Take a little pot in your handbag or car as an emergency snack

    An incredibly easy and nutritious granola/muesli with no grains, no sugars and no nasties, which can be stored in the pantry, (even in the summer) where it should last for up to a month.
    Alternatively, store in the fridge for up to 2 months.
    Can be frozen for up to 3 months."
    Read the article and find the recipe at Libby's 'Ditch The Carbs' site here
    http://www.ditchthecarbs.com/2016/02/17/fennel-ginger-grain-free-granola/

    Just Nuts Grain-Free Granola


    Julia at her blog says "Just Nuts grain Free Granola is a great way to start the day. A small serving with cream or full fat yoghurt will keep you feeling full well into the afternoon." You can see the recipe at Julia McPhee 'Living Low Carb' blog' here
    http://www.jmcphee.com/2015/04/30/just-nuts-grain-free-granola/

    Ginger and Licorice Granola


    Fanny at 'Diet Doctor' site includes licorice powder and dried ginger, as well as nuts and seeds, in her lovely low carb recipe idea for Ginger and Licorice Granola ...and don't you just love a few blueberries added ... see her recipe idea here
    http://www.dietdoctor.com/recipes/lchf-breakfast-by-fanny7-ginger-and-licorice-granola

    I hope this may have given you food for thought ...

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    Re: Breakfast ideas

    Post by Jan1 on Wed May 18 2016, 11:24


    Classic Bacon and Eggs

    A classic low-carb breakfast that never gets old. Here with fried cherry tomatoes, herbs and spices.
    Eat as many eggs as you need to feel satisfied.
    Choose your bacon carefully, preferably organic and with as few additives as possible.

    4 servings

    8 eggs
    8 strips of bacon
    cherry tomatoes, optional
    fresh herbs

    See more at Diet Doctor Site Here http://www.dietdoctor.com/recipes/classic-bacon-and-eggs

    I'll have a cup of tea please

    cuppa  

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    Re: Breakfast ideas

    Post by Jan1 on Fri May 20 2016, 13:25


    Judy’s Low-Carb Porridge

    Do you miss oatmeal for breakfast on low carb? This recipe is from Judy, who follows Diet Doctor, and has invented her own version of "oatmeal". A wonderfully filling hot breakfast!

    Ingredients
    Serves One
    1 serving
    1 cup (240 ml) coconut or almond milk
    1 tablespoon flaxseed, whole or crushed
    1 tablespoon chia seeds
    1 tablespoon sunflower seeds
    1 pinch salt

    Tip!

    Make a large batch of the dry ingredients and store in a big glass jar for an even quicker breakfast. This will be enough for 20 servings, corresponding to 3 tablespoons seed mix per serving:

    1¼ cup flaxseeds
    1¼ cup chia seeds
    1¼ cup sunflower seeds
    1 tablespoon cinnamon
    ½ teaspoon salt

    To see how Judy made this please use this link here
    http://www.dietdoctor.com/recipes/judys-low-carb-porridge

    Hope you may enjoy this recipe suggestion ...

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    Re: Breakfast ideas

    Post by Jan1 on Tue Jun 07 2016, 10:10

    I thought this a breakfast idea to share ...


    "Let’s take a gaze around that plate there; poached eggs roasted vegetable masala, bacon, tomatoes, green onions, cilantro and Siracha. By the way, the cilantro and Siracha are REQUIRED because the combination is just….wow! WOW!  Sophistication and Deliciousness all over that plate"

    Those are Kim's words ... see and read more here
    http://www.lowcarbmaven.com/pan-poached-eggs-roasted-vegetable-masala/

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    Re: Breakfast ideas

    Post by Jan1 on Sat Aug 06 2016, 19:04


    LCHF Breakfast or Lunch Fry Up with Halloumi

    Ingredients:
    Serves Four
    2 tsp light olive oil
    4 large flat mushrooms
    4 tomatoes
    250g halloumi
    4 medium eggs
    260g spinach

    Method:
    1. Heat 1 tsp olive oil in a large frying pan. Brush away any dirt on the mushrooms. Season with salt and pepper and place them, stalk-side down, in the pan. Cook for 3 minutes, turn, then cook for a further 5 minutes. Place on a tray and transfer to a warm oven.
    2. Halve the tomatoes and remove the green 'eye' with a small, sharp knife. Season with salt and pepper, then place them cut-side down in the pan and cook without moving for 3 minutes. Gently turn over and season again. Cook for a further 2 minutes until tender, but still holding their shape. Transfer to the tray in the oven.
    3. Slice the halloumi into 8 pieces and pat dry with paper towels. Add the remaining olive oil to the pan over a medium heat. When hot, add the halloumi and cook for 2 minutes without stirring, until the bottoms are well-browned. Turn the slices over and brown for a further 2 minutes. Transfer to the tray in the oven.
    4. Lastly, crack the eggs straight into the pan. If it starts to spit, turn down the heat slightly. Cook to your preferred stage, season and gently remove. While the eggs cook, pierce the bag of spinach several times and place on a non metallic plate. Cook in the microwave according to packet instructions and allow to stand for 1 minute. Transfer to a large bowl and squeeze out any excess liquid.
    5. Once all the ingredients are cooked, serve on warm plates and enjoy with your choice of condiments.

    Each serving provides:
    4.5g carbohydrate 3.3g fibre 27.1g protein 26.8g fat

    See relevant links and read more about Halloumi here
    http://thelowcarbdiabetic.blogspot.co.uk/2016/08/lchf-breakfast-or-lunch-fry-up-with.html

    Of course there is nothing to stop you enjoying this for dinner ...

    All the best Jan
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    Re: Breakfast ideas

    Post by Eddie on Sun Aug 07 2016, 19:43

    Jan1 wrote:

    LCHF Breakfast or Lunch Fry Up with Halloumi

    Ingredients:
    Serves Four
    2 tsp light olive oil
    4 large flat mushrooms
    4 tomatoes
    250g halloumi
    4 medium eggs
    260g spinach

    Method:
    1. Heat 1 tsp olive oil in a large frying pan. Brush away any dirt on the mushrooms. Season with salt and pepper and place them, stalk-side down, in the pan. Cook for 3 minutes, turn, then cook for a further 5 minutes. Place on a tray and transfer to a warm oven.
    2. Halve the tomatoes and remove the green 'eye' with a small, sharp knife. Season with salt and pepper, then place them cut-side down in the pan and cook without moving for 3 minutes. Gently turn over and season again. Cook for a further 2 minutes until tender, but still holding their shape. Transfer to the tray in the oven.
    3. Slice the halloumi into 8 pieces and pat dry with paper towels. Add the remaining olive oil to the pan over a medium heat. When hot, add the halloumi and cook for 2 minutes without stirring, until the bottoms are well-browned. Turn the slices over and brown for a further 2 minutes. Transfer to the tray in the oven.
    4. Lastly, crack the eggs straight into the pan. If it starts to spit, turn down the heat slightly. Cook to your preferred stage, season and gently remove. While the eggs cook, pierce the bag of spinach several times and place on a non metallic plate. Cook in the microwave according to packet instructions and allow to stand for 1 minute. Transfer to a large bowl and squeeze out any excess liquid.
    5. Once all the ingredients are cooked, serve on warm plates and enjoy with your choice of condiments.

    Each serving provides:
    4.5g carbohydrate 3.3g fibre 27.1g protein 26.8g fat

    See relevant links and read more about Halloumi here
    http://thelowcarbdiabetic.blogspot.co.uk/2016/08/lchf-breakfast-or-lunch-fry-up-with.html

    Of course there is nothing to stop you enjoying this for dinner ...

    All the best Jan
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    Re: Breakfast ideas

    Post by Jan1 on Fri Mar 31 2017, 19:10

    Should you ever need a low carb breakfast idea !

    I'm sure you will find one here ...

    Michael Joseph at Nutrition Advance suggests ten... so my Maths says that's almost the next two weeks sorted Smile

    See what you think - here is the link

    http://nutritionadvance.com/low-carb-breakfast/

    As Michael says in his article ...

    "Final thoughts
    As can be seen in these delicious breakfast options, low carb meals don’t have to be restrictive.
    In fact, using slightly different ingredients you can make your own versions of traditional foods which taste much better.
    What is your favorite low carb breakfast?"

    I also think many of his ideas could make a great lunch or brunch  Smile

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    Re: Breakfast ideas

    Post by Jan1 on Thu Apr 20 2017, 19:19

    Eddie and I love eggs for breakfast ... but there are some who don't, and some who may have an allergy.
    So what can a low carber eat for breakfast?

    I read Amy Berger's (Tuit Nutrition) recent blog post with interest, and thought it worth sharing.

    Low Carb Breakfast Ideas for People Who Don't Like (or are Tired of) Eggs



    A snippet ...
    "For people who just plain don’t like eggs, well, that’s fine. There are plenty of other options. For those who say they’re “tired” of eggs, I find it’s not that they’re tired of eggs and don’t want to eat them anymore; it’s more that eggs can be a pain in the butt to prepare when your eyes are still half closed and you have to be out the door in ten minutes. (The same can be said of any food that requires cooking, such as the beloved bacon and sausage. This is why cereal, muffins, and bagels are so popular among non-low carbers: they are quick. Many non-low carbers might prefer to have “real food” for breakfast [that is, food that requires cooking] – after all, yummy meat and vegetable omelets are not the exclusive purview of low carbers – but granola bars and cereal are just so much more convenient.)

    The solution to this is making low carb foods equally convenient, and the solution to this is cooking in advance.

    Take a Sunday afternoon or evening and cook two or three packages of sausage links. They’ll be ready to go all week. You can heat them up in minutes, or simply eat them cold. Same with eggs: boil a dozen (or more) on a Sunday so all you have to do is grab a few on your way out the door. Cold bacon is also delicious. Pretty much all foods can be eaten cold. You might not like them cold, but if you’re willing to be a grownup and just get sh*t done, not having access to a stove or microwave at your place of work is not in the slightest an obstacle to eating low carb food.

    Here are some other tips for breakfast:"

    Read full article here
    http://www.tuitnutrition.com/2017/04/lowcarb-breakfast-ideas.html

    All the best Jan

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