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xxrebeccaxx

Silver Member
I'm currently on sole source + having 4 products a day! But I'm really struggling having nothin to eat so I'm going to move onto having 2/3 products a day plus a 200kal meal! Does this effect weight loss or will u still loose the same??
Can someone give me some examples of what I can have for those meals?

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Alfielulu

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Hi

I found sum stuff listing the foods and amounts you can have I'll try and cut and paste it for u. Your CDC should be able to help too.

Do you want to join our team? It's on a thread called team 2012 under CD teams to try a get a mini support group. Have a look and read the thread

;)

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Alfielulu

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CHICKEN KEBABS
Cut up chicken breast, marinade in spices/herbs, with lemon juice if liked, and then put it on kebab sticks with mushrooms and courgettes.
Grill 4 minutes each side and then 1 minute in the microwave and then tuck in.
Use chinese/oriental spices to marinade,omit veg and serve instead with wilted spinach/pak choi/choi/sum/Chinese leaf as desired, with half a oriental chilli soup made as a sauce.
CHICKEN BURGERS
Mince your raw chicken breast (can do this in a processor also) - guess you could do this with quorn or tofu too?
Stick in a bowl and and add
1 tbs fine chopped mushrooms
Herbs or spices to taste - I've used basil and oregano, and chilli powder
Black pepper
About 1 tsp of bouillon powder dissolved in 1 dsp hot water
Mix or squish it all together with your hands
Form into 2 or 3 'burgers'
Cook on 200 or over a BBq for about 15-20 mins
ROAST CHICKEN + STUFFING DINNER
Cook your chicken breast and slice up
Make up a sachet of chicken soup to muffin consistency and cook in the microwave as you would a muffin (see minimins recipe section- cook a little longer if you want the 'stuffing' crispier) Serve with vegetables (broccoli cauliflower roasted button mushrooms), have with celeriac chips or mash and bouillon gravy or use half the soup as stuffing and the other half as sauce.
STIR FRY
Chicken or turkey done as a stir-fry in that 1-cal spray fry, with mushrooms, courgettes and asparagus. With a little fat-free yoghurt added too and some herbs.
STUFFED CHICKEN:
Preheat the oven to 200°C. Cut a pocket in the side of chicken breast. Blanch the spinach in a little boiling water until wilted. Or place spinach in a large glass bowl, and heat in the microwave for 3 minutes, stirring every minute or so, or until wilted. Drain, squeeze out any excess water and place in a bowl with some finely chopped mushroom and cottage cheese/yoghurt/fromage frais. Stir to combine. Stuff chicken breast with the mixture. Sear on a hot griddle pan for a few minutes on each side, then transfer to a non-stick baking sheet grill pan. May need to secure with cocktail sticks. Spray lightly with Fry Light and bake for 20 minutes or until cooked through. Serve with vegetables or salad and use chicken & mushroom or mushroom soup mixed up with less water as a sauce.
Chicken with cd chickmush soup/sauce, rocket salad with balsamic vinegar.
Warm chicken salad - Spray fry or dry fry small pieces of chicken or quorn pieces and sliced button mushrooms, sprinkle some marigold reduced salt boullion as seasoning and balsamic vinegar and reduce. Have on salad or with hot vegetables.
SAUCES
Sprinkle the bouillon powder over chicken pieces before grilling for extra flavour.
If using fromage frais instead of milk mix with spices to make a tandoori style coating.
Use mushroom, chicken & mushroom, veg and spicy oriental soups (or any savoury you like) as sauces over chicken, fish or broccoli/cauliflower.
Make crisps out of half a pack of soup then use the rest as a sauce over the chicken. Makes the plate look a bit fuller
VEGETABLES
Stuffed Cabbage Leaves
Par boil whole green cabbage for 5 minutes so the leaves peel away easily and keep them whole.
Meanwhile in a bowl mix minced turkey/quorn/chicken, grate in some courgette, mushroom and cauliflower. Add in salt, pepper and paprika to season.
Wrap a small ball of the mince in one of the cabbage leaves. Put in ovenproof dish. Once they're all in cover the parcels in stock made from Marigold Bouillion or CD savoury drink powder. Bake in oven for 25 minutes or so on high.

Mushrooms stuffed with cottage cheese, herbs and then bake it in the oven
Mixed half the cottage cheese allowance with half of the tuna allowance. Added a tiny bit of mustard powder and some pepper. Piled it into the mushrooms and baked until they were browned on the top. Served it with some iceberg lettuce with a drizzle of Kraft Fat-free dressing.
CELERIAC CHIPS:
Peel the celeriac, then cut the celeriac into thumb-thick slices and then into fat chips. Preheat the oven to 230°C. Bring a very large saucepan of water to the boil, throw in the chips and blanch (boil rapidly, uncovered, for 1-2 minutes). Drain the chips. Sprinkle with black pepper, boullion, curry powder or any seasoning of choice and toss until well coated. Spread the chips over baking tray, leaving plenty of space and spray lightly with fry light. Bake for approx 30 minutes.
CELERIAC MASH:
Boil chopped celeriac for approx 20 mins, drain, add black pepper/seasoning, mash.
CAULIFLOWER MASH:
Boil cauliflower, drain, add black pepper/seasoning. Make up small boullion gravy or small leek & potato soup/sauce add to cauliflower and mash.
Cauliflower Cheese:
Chop up some cauliflower, and some strips of courgettes
Boil up the cauliflower until it starts to soften (only takes a few mins)
Drain the cauliflower and put both veg into a baking dish (the par-boiled cauliflower and the raw courgette)
Mix up the cottage cheese with coriander and a sprinkling of some pepper (becomes strong when cooked so only a little is needed.)
Mix a few spoonfuls of the cottage cheese mixture in with the veg
Pour the remaining cottage cheese over the top
Place in the oven at 200 degrees (fan assisted) for 10minutes
Then place under the grill (on full) for a further 5-7 minutes to brown the top
Cheesy Courgette Strips:
Slice the courgette into strips longways or little round discs, I tried both!
Place the courgette onto a baking tray under the grill for a few minutes on each side to soften slightly (they also taste nice griddled first if you like the chargrilled taste!)
Mix up the cottage cheese as above with pepper and coriander or whichever herbs you like
Once the courgettes are half cooked place them on the baking tray/foil, spoon the cottage cheese mixture onto them (it does not seem to melt over the sides so it can be piled quite high depending on how cheesy you like things)
Place under the grill for about 5minutes or until the cheese starts to brown on top
Dry fry some courgette, mushroom add pak choi for the last 2 mins with spices of choice. Put the veggies in a nice bowl then the cooked meat/fish/quorn on top, sprinked with a little more pepper.

FISH
Make a paste out of a small amount of curry powder and water and spread it on top of the fish. Bake it for a bit until it's cooked and serve it with a few vegetables.
Dry fried cabbage, spinach and courgettes add tin of tuna and bit low fat natural yoghurt/fromage frais or really light dressing.
Cod fillet, celeriac or caulliflower mash (made with leek & pot soup/sauce and black pepper or low fat yoghurt/fromage frais).
Large lettuce leaves wrapped round tuna or cottage cheese with thin shredded cucumber really light mayo.
To avoid tuna being 'dry' mix half the daily amount with half the daily amount of cottage cheese, with added Shwatrtz- no- salt season all' or other herbs, and pepper. Serve with salad leaves and balsamic glaze.

QUORN
10ozs of Quorn mince and cooked it in some water with some button mushrooms. Add one sachet of the CD Chicken & Mushroom Soup - less water than is usually required to thicken it up a little. Added a little pepper and some seasoning.
Mock Shepherds Pie:
The base of this is made from quorn mince -cook in a frying pan straight from frozen, adding in herbs and some coarse ground black pepper, stirring until softened. Spoon this into the bottom of a baking dish.
The mash is made from brocolli or cauliflower or a mix of both - The veg is boiled until quite soft and then drained and mashed up to form a mock mash potato. Add herbs and pepper. This is then layered on top of the mince in the baking dish.
Top the dish with some cottage cheese (again mixed with herbs and pepper) and place under the grill on high until browned.
Mock Chicken Bake:
For the base of this use the quorn chicken pieces. Brown these in a frying pan mixed with some strips of courgette and using a few sprays of the 1cal spray oil to help it along a bit, this normally takes about 5 minutes. Spoon this mix into the bottom of a baking dish. (can use cd sauce if wish)
Make some mash as above. This is then layered on top of the quorn chicken pieces and courgette in the baking dish.
Top the dish with some cottage cheese, again mixed with herbs and pepper.
This is then placed in the oven for about 10minutes (180 degrees, fan assisted oven) to make sure the quorn chicken is cooked through, then finish under the grill.
Can be made with any combination of meat/veg.
Curried quorn bake:
Cook daily allowance of quorn with chopped courgette, mushroom or any other veg, add plenty of curry spices, then add in half or a full pack of spicy tom/ oriental chilli soup (or water/stock if preferred) to make a thick sauce. Put in dish. Top with daily allowance of cottage cheese mixed with seasoning. (Shwartz -no added salt- season all works well) grill until bubbling. Makes two days meals.
STUFFED MARROW:
Preheat the oven to 180°C. Cut marrow in half lengthways, using metal spoon scoop out seeds. Spray fry light onto foil and place marrow on top. Micro/dry/spray fry quorn mince. In wok/pan fry finely diced mushrooms and courgettes, add the quorn. Pour in small gravy of marigold reduced salt boullion, or small sauce made from CD soup (keep some sauce to pour over after). Place quorn mixture into scooped out marrow. Wrap marrow halves together in foil. Bake for approx 40 mins until tender

Quorn mince dry fried with cabbage, spinach and courgettes with cd leekpot soup/sauce & black pepper or marigold boullion.

SALADS
Salad leaves with tuna and cottage cheese with some fat-free blue cheese salad dressing.
Any of the meat/quorn dishes served with mixed salad leaves.

If not using soup as sauces or in cooking can have frozen tetra ice cream or choc bar for pud.
Lots of seasoning is essential if you don't like 'plain' foods. Any curry/spice blends are useful, but be careful of high levels of salt in some. Shwartz-no added salt- season all, and the chicken variety is useful as it has no salt.
Useful and really tasty dressing for cooked meats/salads is Balsamic glaze. You can buy really expensive reductions for £6+ or Asda do one for £2 which tastes just as good!

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xxrebeccaxx

Silver Member
Wow!!! Thankyou so much!! But how do I know portions etc?? And how do I know If I'm going over the 200cal? Also if
Having 1 small meal will I still be in ketosis

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Alfielulu

Full Member
That much I don't know I'm afraid but I have read it somewhere on this forum. I've not been doin this long. Can you CDC help? I read somewhere there are supposed to give you a booklet with the grammage allowances in. Have a hunt around the cd forum as I'm sure it's somewhere...

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Alfielulu

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The other thing I found someone saying is slim and save meals are about 200 cal. It's something similar to cd and is on the web. I've ordered a couple to try. I think the veg portion is 3 tablespoons btw.

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Lily

Gold Member
Have you got the Cambridge Booklet with all the amounts in? If not, make sure your CWPC gives you one next time you visit.

SS+ done with the 200 cal meal option is always 3 shakes plus the 200 cal meal - you can't make do with 2 shakes because you'll only get two thirds of the vitamins/minerals/protein/fat/carb etc that you need as a bare minimum for your daily intake.

See this thread for more details about what you can have for your meal: http://www.minimins.com/cambridge-d...tion/210707-ss-options-updated-11-5-11-a.html

It's probably worth not making your meal too exciting, if you know what I mean - that is, just have chicken with green salad, or a 2-egg mushroom omelette, rather than try to make adventurous dishes. The idea is to get away from drooling over what you're going to have for tea - it only makes it harder to stop eating when you've finished your 200 calorie plateful!
 

Alfielulu

Full Member
I was just about to say have a look at my old post on 810 a nice kind lady called Lilly helped me and knows a lot;)

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Lily

Gold Member
Sadly, there isn't much I don't know about the Cambridge Diet, it's true. I just have difficulty in sticking with it for longer than a month at a time. Still, 'commitment' is my New Year's Resolution... :D :D :D

And 2012 is going to be my year! :woohoo:
 

xxrebeccaxx

Silver Member
Aw bless you! It's going to be all out year :))) cant wait!
Lilly, so if I change to have the meal will it effect me weight loss?? Will I not loose as much and will I still be in ketosis?

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Lily

Gold Member
It won't make any difference to your weight loss because you'll only have the same number of calories in a 200 cal meal (well, thereabouts) as you would've had in having the extra shake.

And yes, you'll stay in ketosis. :)
 

Alfielulu

Full Member
Do you two want to make up our team thread under team2012? We need six and have four. We've all started within the last week or are starting next week. It might help having team support and having someone knowledgable in the team. Just find the team 2012 thread under cd teams

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clairem87

cos i need this xxx
Im on ss+ could i join yr team? I started on Thursday? Xx
 

katiebaby

Gold Member
Im on SS+ 4 packets.... wasnt given any other option... but my CDC gave me 2 weeks worth of packets.. good mix. And said we could discuss how i feel after that... fine by me:)
 

xxrebeccaxx

Silver Member
Oryt I'm just finding it to hard inthe evening! In tears most night! I suppose it's just my brain telling me I need to eat

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katiebaby

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I said fine by me :O really lol... I was so hungry all night.. I could swim in all the water I have drank... today I am making breakfast for my husband and his parents and i keep having to remind myself i CANNOT pop anything in my mouth.... :((
 

katiebaby

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Oryt I'm just finding it to hard inthe evening! In tears most night! I suppose it's just my brain telling me I need to eat

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Sorry to hear you were in tears... I kept going till i dropped last night to stop myself thinking about it.... I was nearly gnawing at my arm last night.. I really hope it passes quickly. I hope it gets better for you hun xx
 

FeeneyFooFoo

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It really does pass & the losses spur you on :)
 

katiebaby

Gold Member
FeeneyFooFoo said:
It really does pass & the losses spur you on :)

That's so good to hear its the potential loss that is spurring me on right now
 




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