Any veggies low carbing?

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  1. Lovehatecarbs

    Lovehatecarbs Silver Member

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    I've been doing SW which I'm now doing with all low carb choices as I lost a lot when I low carbed before.

    I'm veggie although eat a little bit of oily fish now to help my joints

    Anyone else veggie - any low carb tips that don't need much cooking? Any breakfasts for phase 1 that aren't cooked???

    Thanks
     
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    I'm not a low carb veggie, but sometimes get sick of meat.

    I love avocado, cheese, tomato and lettuce in a low carb wrap.

    fried halloumi cheese yumm.

    Or mushrooms, tomatoes, spinach & eggs ( could hard boil eggs night before)

    Or the MiM- 2 minutes in a microwave.

    I also eat quorn sausages I love them some hate them.

    Good luck. Please share any ideas you have too.
     
  4. Lovehatecarbs

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    What's Mim?

    I've had a berry and soya milk smoothie for breakfast - I know berries aren't strictly allowed in phase 1 but I assume this is ok if overall carbs are low??
     
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    my soup recipe would suit you, i had it for tea last night as couldn't be bothered with a proper meal, it only takes 10 mins to make.

    i used i small head cauliflower, and same of brocolli, i small leek, stock cube, boil it up, then wizz it all together with a tub of cream cheese and a dash of dble cream.

    if you want to make it more substantial, grate cheese on and grill.

    i use whatever veggies are lurking around, always works out tasty!
     
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    hope this helps :)

    KETOGENIC FOODS

    Here's a partial list of just some of the foods that can be consumed on a ketogenic diet. I'll start with the '100% safe foods', the ones that shouldn't throw you out of ketosis due to having either no carbs, or trace amounts of carbs. Next I'll go to 'questionable' foods, such as hotdogs, where you must check the carb content on the package, because some hotdogs have only 1 gram of carbs per hotdog, some have seven. I'm also including a list of higher carb content foods, that can be eaten in VERY limited quantities. Finally I give a list of foods that shouldn't be eaten on a ketodiet at all.

    (Note: I've tried to list every food I know, in any form, so there will be some redundancy. Foods marked with an '*' are considered healthy, we highly recommend eating them as much as possible while staying under your carb limit and staying in ketosis!)

    Safe Foods (No Carbs/Trace Carbs)

    Beef, Steak, Hamburger, Prime Rib, Filet Mignon, Roast Beef, Chicken*, Duck, Any Fish*, Tuna*, Salmon*, Trout*, Halibut*, Lamb, Pork, Bacon, Ham, Eggs, Shrimp, Crab, Lobster, Butter, Oils (Olive Oil*, Flaxseed oil*, etc.), Mustard, Salt, Pepper, Soy Sauce, Tea, Coffee, Heavy Cream and Nutrasweet/Equal.

    Minimal Carb Foods (Limited Quantities Only, Check Carb Content!)

    Broccoli*, Spinach*, Lettuce*, Cabbage*, Bok Choy*, Kale*, Asparagus*, Mustard Greens*, Mushrooms*, Cucumbers*, Pickles*, Celery*, Green Beans*, Brussel Sprouts*, Cauliflower*, Artichokes*, Peppers* (Red, Green, Jalapeno, Habanero), Onions*, Sprouts (bean, alfalfa, etc.)*, Radicchio and endive, Herbs - parsley, cilantro, basil, rosemary, thyme etc, Radishes*, Sea Vegetables (Nori, etc)*, Jicama*, Avocado*, Asparagus*, Green Beans and Wax Beans*, Broccoli*, Summer Squash, Zuchinni*, Scallions or green onions*, Bamboo Shoots*, Leeks*, Brussels Sprouts*, Snow Peas (pods)*, Tomatoes*, Eggplant*, Tomatillos*, Artichokes*, Fennel*, Okra*, Spaghetti Squash*, Celery Root (Celeriac)*, Turnip*, Water Chestnuts*, Pumpkin*, Nuts, Flaxseeds*, Cheeses, Salami, Pastrami, Hot Dogs, Sausages, Ribs (watch out for the sauce!), Buffalo Wings, Liverwurst, Oysters, Abalone, Protein Powders, Sugar Free Jello, Salad Dressings (some), some Wines.

    Higher Carb Foods (Very Limited Quantities!)

    Grapefruit*, Lemons*, Limes*, Strawberries*, Olives*, Rasberries*, Blackberries*, Kiwis*, plums*, oranges*, pears*, pineapple*

    Foods that are NOT appropriate.

    Beer, Mixed drinks, Bread, Milk, Pasta, Grains, Cereal, Rice, Potatoes, Corn, Carrots, Peas, Candy, Cake, Cheesecake, biscuits, Donuts, Fruit Juices, High Carb Fruits (Apricots, grapes, Bananas, Peaches, Nectarines, cherries, Pomegranates, Mangos, Figs, Dried Fruit, such as dates, raisins, dried apricots, and prunes etc.), Pastries, Non-Diet Soft Drinks, Rolls, Bagels, Popcorn, Battered Foods (Fried Chicken, etc.), Gravy, Honey, Sugar, chocolate and Corn Syrup.

    Notes: Diet Soft Drinks, such as Diet Coke, Diet 7-Up, and Diet Pepsi can usually be consumed in large quantities, but the citric acid content in these drinks can throw some people out of ketosis. Be sure to check in your individual case if this happens. Hard liquor, such as scotch, vodka, etc can be consumed because they have virtually no carbs. Wine actually makes a nice ketogenic alcoholic drink, as most wines have only 1-6 grams of carbs per glass, the sweeter the wine, the more carbs. Beer is usually very high in carbs, having 10-15 grams per glass. Watch out though, when you're in ketosis your blood sugar will be very low, and the alcohol will have a more pronounced effect.
     
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    A mim is a muffin in a minute (made with flax) if you go to the atkins section here there's a thread on MIMS. I cook mine for 2 minutes though.

    I would get the new Atkins book if you can as they have a list of induction foods for vegetarians. You'll be eating a little more carbs in induction to get all your nutrients.
     
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    I have her book and cookbook all about lo carbing for vegetarians- the Low Carb Vegetarian Diet, you might want to check that out, I am going to give it a go on Tuesday when I have been shopping- good luck let us know how you get on
     
  9. Lovehatecarbs

    Lovehatecarbs Silver Member

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    That soup sounds yummy tazbabe - I'll give that a go!!
     
  10. Lovehatecarbs

    Lovehatecarbs Silver Member

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    Crunchy - that's the book I used last time - lost 2 dress sizes! It's great but requires a bit of cooking and planning - I need to get more organised!
     
  11. Lovehatecarbs

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    Thanks scarymovie!
     
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