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Ahnanimus

111 and I'm not surprised, the fried plantains at lunch called me. They whispered my name seductively until I gave in!

Happy DF anniversary, Adiantum ūüéČ

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adiantum

Thank you Ahnanimus. Ive not heard of fried plantains before & will try them next time a bunch is ready to cut down, which will possible be in about 4 weeks.

I recently gave a bunch of about 150 bananas so might keep some from the next bunch.

 

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Fraser

While dinning at a Peruvian resturant in SF

i ordered a dish that the first layer was fried plantain second layer pan fried scallops,both on a bed of quinoa. Each stack was crowned with a loop of cured ham. 

Really wonderful one hour after start of dinner BG was under 110. Great success.

note I tolerate quinoa well. The serving was three separate stacks.  I also shared a sampler plate with my other guests,.  Avoided any hint of sugary sauces.  

Food choice recommended by the waiter after I explained my carb limitations. 

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meyery2k

I have been very reluctant to try quinoa because of the carb count.  Strange how not all carbs are equal.  By the numbers, it would be insane to eat poi but I seem to handle it just fine.  I don't eat it all the time but once in a while as it is the perfect complement to fish or pork.

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Fraser

It is really interest how different we all react to the same foods (carb counts)

i was diagnosed in the eat to your meter time, like 9 years ago. So if I have a question I eat first , read my meter  and then make my assesment 

But on the other side any thing near rice is a disaster. 

Which for me means gluten free food can be a problem. 

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meyery2k

Yeah rice and bread are killers to me.  Seems like the simpler the starch the worse for me.

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Fraser

Yep understand that. 

but I still try food first before I ban it.  Unfortunately I ban more food than I keep. 

Such is life. 

 

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Fraser

On the topic of bread, Bacon Bacon around the corner from me has been great including eating some bread. Well a couple of days ago it was a disaster. So I need to ask them if they have changed vendors or bread choices.  You know businesses change ingrediants and vendors

which means life is always interesting, 

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Java

@janice21475 i think they are able to call it low carb due to the high fiber content and the whole "net carb" thing ~ 16 g carbs - 11 g fiber = a net carb count of 5

 

82 for me this morning

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FunDad62

108 and I'm sick with a chest cold or something.  Coughing for 2 days, runny nose, sore throat.

 

I love quinoa.  And poi.  And fried plantains.  And ham.  And food.

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BookwormBetty

115 this morning. (It was 99 at 11:00 last night.) I'm very blessed in that fiber doesn't seem to affect me. I've found I can even eat popcorn at the movies. So happy about that! Of course I don't go to the movies every day or even, usually, every week. If I did go as frequently as I'd like, I wouldn't have popcorn every time. I never have it at home anymore.

Got latest A1C results yesterday - 5.3. 

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Ahnanimus

99 on an overcast Friday.

Congratulations on your A1C results BookwormBetty, that's great stuff!!ūüéÜ

Have an enjoyable weekend guys.

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carfree

97 this morning.  Another cold one but so beautiful with the snow and crystals on the porch windows.

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Hammer

A 79 (4.39) on the Bayer meter, and an 89 (4.94) on the Fora meter.¬† The weather here is weird.¬† It was 0¬įF (-17.7¬įC) last week, and right now, it's 69¬įF (20.55¬įC).¬† Tonight, it's going down to 29¬įF (-1.67¬įC), and Sunday, it's going down to 8¬įF (-13.3¬įC).:huh:

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Hammer
4 hours ago, adiantum said:

7and saying " Hello Saturday"

Hammer it must feel like your in a heat wave at 20C..today is to be 40C here.

Lee, yes, it did feel like a heat wave.¬† I went into town today, and I didn't wear a jacket, just a tee shirt, jeans and tennis shoes, and when I got back home, I was beginning to sweat.¬† I turned off the heat in my basement family room, and turned on the portable dehumidifier that I run in that room in the summer months.¬† At least it's supposed to get down to 28¬įF (-2.2¬įC) late tonight.

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