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Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 10-07-2013, 05:23 AM
Replies: 5
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Posted By Jaycey
Very very grateful for all your input - I'm...

Very very grateful for all your input - I'm currently very busy and haven't time to answer fully, however I am sorting out a few days' menus which I will post up when I have a bit more time in the...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 10-05-2013, 08:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,174
Posted By Jaycey
Very confused over nutrition - net carbs, etc. - HELP!! <:-(

Hi all,

Here's hoping someone can help me with my nutrition, especially carbs and net carbs. I've been reading so much about this, and thought I knew what I was doing. However, I'm not at all...
Forum: Low Carb Challenges! 10-01-2013, 04:22 AM
Replies: 2,180
Views: 66,334
Posted By Jaycey
I'd agree with that - brassicas (the family to...

I'd agree with that - brassicas (the family to which broccoli and cauli belong) do cause gas, bloating and stomach cramps in some people. I'm an IBS sufferer, and the list of foods to avoid was...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 09-28-2013, 07:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,622
Posted By Jaycey
I've tried this recipe two ways now - the...

I've tried this recipe two ways now - the original gives a nice 'bready' bread, but you can make a thinner one if you use fewer eggs - great for a pizza base! :)
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 09-28-2013, 04:05 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,457
Posted By Jaycey
Suggestion - last night I had poached salmon with...

Suggestion - last night I had poached salmon with a creamy avocado dip - it was YUMMY! As a pescatarian, this would be ideal for you, if you like avocados. (All sorts of dip recipes around - I just...
Forum: Low Carb Challenges! 09-27-2013, 03:06 PM
Replies: 2,180
Views: 66,334
Posted By Jaycey
Wow, I shall be buying some magnesium tomorrow -...

Wow, I shall be buying some magnesium tomorrow - thanks! :)
Forum: Low Carb Challenges! 09-27-2013, 02:15 PM
Replies: 2,180
Views: 66,334
Posted By Jaycey
Friday night here, so thought I deserved a treat...

Friday night here, so thought I deserved a treat - salmon with a creamy avocado dip fitted the bill! :yummy:

Yesterday I made a chicken & vegetable broth by boiling up a lot of greens, frying up...
Forum: Low Carb Challenges! 09-26-2013, 01:00 PM
Replies: 2,180
Views: 66,334
Posted By Jaycey
I'm looking at these Asian slaw mentions, and...

I'm looking at these Asian slaw mentions, and wondered if anyone had read Anand Bhatt's Rock Star Recipes - which are largely all low carb. He does an Asian Broccoli Slaw (not tried it yet however)...
Forum: General Health/Medical Issues 09-24-2013, 04:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,893
Posted By Jaycey
Hi, I have adult ADD - it came to light during my...

Hi, I have adult ADD - it came to light during my menopause, when my gynae said that female brains don't necessarily turn to porridge at this time (lol!) and that I may have an underlying condition. ...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 09-23-2013, 03:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,622
Posted By Jaycey
One of the things I'm loving about LC recipes is...

One of the things I'm loving about LC recipes is the way you can fiddle about with them - once you have all your flours, oils etc. all lined up in front of you, you can play around until you get...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 09-23-2013, 12:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,622
Posted By Jaycey
Sorry Jessica, why did I think it was a UK blog? ...

Sorry Jessica, why did I think it was a UK blog? :o I love it, it's the nicest one I've made so far! I can spread it, toast it, fry it - all sorts, so very adaptable. (I'm not a great herb lover,...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 09-23-2013, 07:15 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,457
Posted By Jaycey
Me too, oh yes - but you have to carry on, grimly...

Me too, oh yes - but you have to carry on, grimly determined! It's very easy to screw up any baking recipe, low carb or not - but good cooks don't just toss the baking trays out of the window and...
Forum: Organic and Natural Eating 09-23-2013, 06:57 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 21,213
Posted By Jaycey
Buttered toast! ;) OK, not really - but a good...

Buttered toast! ;) OK, not really - but a good low carb flaxbread should toast really well, and you can put anything on it you like (LC of course!).

As for not fancying eggs & bacon first thing...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 09-23-2013, 05:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,622
Posted By Jaycey
This bread is great toasted - I've just tried it...

This bread is great toasted - I've just tried it fried, like good old English 'fried bread'. :) I had it for brunch, with two fried eggs, two rashers of bacon - all cooked in coconut oil & finished...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 09-22-2013, 05:36 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,311
Posted By Jaycey
Jokath, the admins have approved my pic, and now...

Jokath, the admins have approved my pic, and now you can read her tips! :)

Faces of LowCarbFriends - Fashion Tips for the Over 50s...
Forum: Low Carb Challenges! 09-22-2013, 05:31 PM
Replies: 2,180
Views: 66,334
Posted By Jaycey
I think I'm getting there already - I made a low...

I think I'm getting there already - I made a low carb savoury bake for my lunch and I only ate a tiny portion of what I'd normally eat. The dish I used would normally give me two portions, whereas...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 09-22-2013, 04:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,622
Posted By Jaycey
That's OK - it's very nice, the tastiest...

That's OK - it's very nice, the tastiest flatbread I've tried so far. :) (I'm just going to guess at the carb content - it's probably much like any other flax-based flatbread.)
Forum: Low Carb Challenges! 09-22-2013, 01:33 PM
Replies: 2,180
Views: 66,334
Posted By Jaycey
Hi Blue Skies, nice to be here! Interesting to...

Hi Blue Skies, nice to be here! Interesting to read what you say about drinking enough fluid - I have a real problem with that! The trouble is that I just don't like cold water much, and glugging...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 09-22-2013, 11:55 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,311
Posted By Jaycey
:) Good on your daughter! (We haven't...

:) Good on your daughter!

(We haven't really hijacked the thread so badly - we just desire to be slim at 60!)
Forum: Low Carb Challenges! 09-22-2013, 09:58 AM
Replies: 2,180
Views: 66,334
Posted By Jaycey
Thanks for the welcome, Trigger828 - my list is...

Thanks for the welcome, Trigger828 - my list is being good to me thus far...... :) You can only work out what suits you by trying it, which is why I really wanted to do my own thing as far as I...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 09-22-2013, 09:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,622
Posted By Jaycey
Flax Focaccia Bread Ingredients 1⅓ cup flax...

Flax Focaccia Bread
Ingredients
1⅓ cup flax meal
⅔ cup almond or coconut meal (if you use coconut, add water)
1 tblspn baking powder
˝ to 1 tspn sea salt
1-2 tblspn honey or raw sugar
˝ cup...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 09-22-2013, 09:11 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,311
Posted By Jaycey
Oh, please be brave and try something daring! :)...

Oh, please be brave and try something daring! :) You'll feel so great! We have a wonderful over-50s ambassador in the UK called Carol Vorderman, who is always urging us to dress to look as best we...
Forum: Recipe Forum Sticky Threads 09-22-2013, 08:01 AM
Replies: 341
Views: 90,980
Posted By Jaycey
I haven't looked right through this thread, but I...

I haven't looked right through this thread, but I wondered if anyone had tried Miracle Rice? It looks uncomfortably like frog spawn, but is fine mixed in with a stir-fry or similar, to 'bulk it up'....
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 09-22-2013, 07:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,483
Posted By Jaycey
Thanks all - I wondering if it might be the...

Thanks all - I wondering if it might be the cream, it's something I'd never normally eat, & I'm only having it because I feel I've got to?!
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 09-22-2013, 07:01 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,311
Posted By Jaycey
OMG tell me about it (like my mum telling me I...

OMG tell me about it (like my mum telling me I should 'dress my age', lol)! I've always dyed my hair auburn, but a few years ago I said to the hairdresser, "Give me brightest red you've got in the...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 09-22-2013, 05:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,483
Posted By Jaycey
This is very interesting - thanks! :) As it...

This is very interesting - thanks! :) As it happens, I am keeping a food diary (using a great little iPad app called MySymptoms, where you record food, symptoms & meds) - the results are...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 09-22-2013, 03:58 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,311
Posted By Jaycey
Myself and my best friend are both 60 next year,...

Myself and my best friend are both 60 next year, and may even have a joint party. She's as slim as a wand (naturally) & I'm determined NOT to be the 'fat one'! If I don't look fabulous by then,...
Forum: Low Carb Challenges! 09-21-2013, 04:03 PM
Replies: 2,180
Views: 66,334
Posted By Jaycey
Hi, I'm liking the look of this thread because I...

Hi, I'm liking the look of this thread because I didn't want to stick rigidly to one particular plan, so I made up my own based on the most popular LC diets - I've made a JPG of it and put it in my...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 09-21-2013, 03:44 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 10,900
Posted By Jaycey
We have a fruit (non-fizzy) drink in the UK...

We have a fruit (non-fizzy) drink in the UK called Fruit Shoot - their low sugar version contains 0.8g carbs & 5 calories per 100ml, and comes in little 200ml bottles. They're for kids really, but...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 09-21-2013, 03:25 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,311
Posted By Jaycey
I desire to be slim at 60! :-)

I desire to be slim at 60! :-)
Forum: Other Plans 09-21-2013, 02:06 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 806
Posted By Jaycey
"Life Without Bread"

Has anyone read this book, and followed the guidelines? I thought it sounded good so I've ordered a copy. I'm just hoping someone's going to tell me that I've done the right thing........;)
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 09-21-2013, 11:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,622
Posted By Jaycey
Flax Focaccia Flatbread - very good!

I found this recipe the other day, and have baked it today & just had a piece. It's really nice! :yummy:

Google: wildwoodnaturals (uk blog) Paleo Pagan: Fun Flax Focaccia

The only thing is...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 09-21-2013, 08:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,483
Posted By Jaycey
Thanks all! I must say, that 'increased dairy...

Thanks all! I must say, that 'increased dairy intake' suggestion struck a chord - I've heard of the connection before - hmmm! :sad: (Shall have to keep monitoring this!)
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 09-21-2013, 08:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,483
Posted By Jaycey
Blocked nose on low carb?

I just wondered if anyone else suffered from a blocked stuffy nose when starting a low carb diet? I knew about other side-effects such as icky mouth/breath, headachey, etc. - but not this! I'm a...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 09-17-2013, 03:52 AM
Replies: 2,093
Views: 284,935
Posted By Jaycey
Hi, I'm Jaycey, from the UK - currently trying...

Hi, I'm Jaycey, from the UK - currently trying out my own version of low carb (cobbled together from Atkins, Protein Power and similar ones I've looked at) - all going pretty well but slowish. I...
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