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Cricket 03-01-2017 15:23

What Are You Having For Lunch?
 
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Sometimes it can be challenging to come up with low carb ideas for lunch, so what are you having for lunch?

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Cricket 03-03-2017 19:06

Premier Protein (Caramel)
 
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Good grief, I gotta get out of this lazy stage.

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I just grabbed a Premier Protein shake for lunch. (3 net carbs)

Cricket 03-05-2017 23:19

Chicken Salad
 
Although it isn't pretty (no picture of it) one of my favorite lunches (and what I had today) has become almost a comfort food for me.

Chicken Salad

4 oz Chunk White Chicken Canned (Sweet Sue)
2 Hard Boiled Eggs (Chopped)
1 Simply Pickles Kosher Dill Spears (Chopped)
2 TBLS Hellmanns Mayonaise

It has very few (if any carbs) and I really enjoy it. Sometimes I eat it over a bed of salad, but today, I ate it as is.

Cricket 03-06-2017 19:08

My Own Blended Protein Shake
 
Every now and then, especially when I am busy, I like to mix up my own blended protein shake.

It makes me feel full so that I can get by until dinner without needing to add extra snacks, etc.

2 Cups Unsweetened coconut/almond milk blend.
1 Scoop Protein Powder. (I use Body Fortress 100% Protein Isolate - 2 net carbs)
1 teaspoon Instant coffee.
2 tbsp PB2 powdered peanut butter.

I usually add a dash of granulated Splenda and cinnamon.

VeeJay 03-09-2017 22:52

Smoked turkey sandwich: 3 slices of deli meat folded over a slice of smoked gouda cheese. That's all - very good and filling. If I had wanted to go to more trouble, I'd have spread the inside with mayo and put in a leaf of lettuce. But was being lazy today.

Annageckos 03-10-2017 00:49

I've tried those Premier Shakes, tasted good but it spiked my BG. I do fine with Quest brand though.

Today for lunch I had a lettuce wrap(romaine) with homemade Caesar dressing, tuna, cheese, a couple olives and some hemp hearts and two small pickles.

pctm 03-11-2017 19:07

lettuce carrot purple cabbage salad
ranch dressing
parmesan cheese
bacon

Bunjee 04-26-2017 04:55

lettuce, green pepper, radish, onion, mushroom
can tuna fish
1/4 cup shredded cheddar
sprinkle of parmesian

I usually only use dressing when the lettuce/salad fixings are getting a little old.

alamogirl 06-14-2017 19:19

For lunch:

Green salad with 2 tbsps of Ranch dressing
1 tbsp. of sliced almonds
1/2 avocado
3 chicken tenderloins pan-fried in coconut oil (night before)
squash zucchini noodles simmered with tenderloins
1/4 cup of tomato sauce added to simmer

VeeJay 06-14-2017 21:25

That sounds delicious, alamogirl


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