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Meringue in 2nd week?

#1
Hi all my second week starts Monday, doing well - I think but I am out with friends on tuesday and the meal they are cooking is stuffed belly of pork in apple cider sauce with veg and mash, I will just have meat and veg but sticky toffee pudding for desert, can I have a small meringue with strawberries or will it really knock me off? Thanks x
 
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rosebug

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S: 14st10lb C: 13st0lb G: 9st7lb BMI: 33.3 Loss: 1st10lb(11.65%)
#9
Meringues are full of sugar. Sugar = carbs. The short answer is you can't have things with sugar in while you're trying to lose weight on this diet. You can buy sugar free meringues made with sweetner on the internet, but you have to count the carbs in those. Real meringues are a definite no no.

Berries shouldn't be eaten on induction either, really. But if you weigh them and count the carbs they're ok occasionally.

You most likely want to avoid the apple cider sauce, too.
 

Caledonia

Full Member
S: 19st13lb C: 13st6lb G: 8st7lb BMI: 33.3 Loss: 6st7lb(32.62%)
#10
Found this in my low carb files..

Not tried it but hope it helps U.

CINNAMON MERINGUES
 
Ingredients:
2 egg whites
1/4 tsp cream of tartar
dash of salt
1/2 cup Splenda
2 tsp ground cinnamon
1 tsp vanilla extract
1/2 tsp almond extract
Preparation:
In a medium bowl, combine egg whites with cream of tartar and salt; beat until soft peaks form. Fold in cinnamon, vanilla and almond extracts Drop by tablespoonfuls onto greased cookie sheets. Bake at 300 degrees F for 30 minutes.
Yield: Per Serving 1.4 carbs.
 


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