Yellow light

I have managed to get the Ketonix reader down to yellow a couple of times this week. I think it has to with the quite high level of proteins compared to to fat.

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Today I did not have lunch but the total intake of energy ended up really high. Four big sausages and a lot of butter.

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And with some extra cheese the intakes was

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Third lunch

Lunch three days in a row. Same place as before. This time i had a nice meatloaf with blue cheese and some ham.

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For dinner I only had a small portion of scrambled eggs.

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The intakes was

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Easter buffet

As I suspected we went out for lunch today and the normal buffet was serving a special easter buffet which is kind of a traditional Swedish christmas smorgasbord.

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I did not get away from work until 8pm so it was a good thing the stew was already done. I just added some garlic butter.

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The intakes was

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Low fat ration

Today I ended up with a really low fat ratio.

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I went out and had lunch with my colleagues and tomorrow I guess I’ll do that again. We went to our normal place and I had pretty much what I usually have there.

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For dinner I had some of the deer stew from yesterday with garlic butter.

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Deer in a pot

It has been some time since I used my croc pot and today I made a really nice Goulash stew.

  • 1200g of deer meat
  • 1 big onion
  • 3 garlic cloves
  • 200g mushrooms
  • 1 tablespoon chopped chili (mind was frozen)
  • 3dl tomatoes (peeled and crushed)
  • 2 tablespoon cumin
  • 1 tablespoon paprika powder
  • 3dl beef stock

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Everything was cut down and put into the croc pot.

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And after 9 hours it looked like this…

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While the stew was cooking away on the low seting I went to work to try to cut down om my unread mails in the mail box.

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I did not really get to the bottom of the box but with some help from a coke I made it half way…

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When I got home the pot was still cooking so I decided to eat something else for dinner. I did “try” quite a lot of the deer during the night so the proteins got quite high. The dinner finally was chicken, broccoli and butter…

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And the intakes was

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Yes, I only eat once a day…

Diring the cruise last week and after the radio interview I have got a huge number of readers/listeners who ask if I really only eat once a day. And, yes. When I “control” my day I only eat one time a day. I sometimes go on social lunches but if I do not “have to” I only eat my meal between 16:00 and 20:00. IF I do eat lunch the dinner is a little less but that is not always the case. At restaurants it’s quite easy to dodge the carbs but it is harder to get the fat up. So my lunches are often quite low on energy.

Speaking of dinner…. Tonight I made a simple sauce hollandaise.

  • 125g unsalted butter
  • 3 small egg yolks
  • 1 tablespoon of lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon of salt and some white pepper

Just beat the yolks, lemon and spices in a bowl. Heat slowly on a pot of boiling water. When the eggs are “fluffy”  add melted butter really slow while beating. When all of the butter is in the sauce you are ready.

To the sauce I steamed asparagus and fried salmon.

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The intakes today was after 150g of extra cheese during the evening was

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Interviewed on the radion

Today was in a radio studio for a full hour. If you understand Swedish you can listen to the full program at the Swedish public radio site. My part starts at 1:30(ish). I am very happy with the interview and I think I got to say some good things and I got a couple of mails this evening with nice feedback and questions…

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For dinner tonight I had chicken seasoned with curry together with a quite spicy curry-butter.

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The intakes was

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Blown away

I read about a less painful way of measuring the kotones than my blood tests. DietDoc wrote about Jimmy Moore’s testing with a Swedish tool that measures acetone in the breath. The tool can be found here.

I started testing on monday Monday but all I got was red lights (which is good) so I brought it to work to make sure the other colors worked as well… I was the only one that “blew red”.

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My stats looks a bit boring. All red…

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For dinner tonight I made a nice butter of:

  • 100g butter
  • 100g diced avocado
  • 1 teaspoon of olive oil
  • 1 clove of garlic
  • chili pepper and paprika powder for seasoning

To the butter I fried some burgers and steamed 125g of broccoli.

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The intakes was

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On the air

Last Friday I got a call from the major local station in the area I live in and they asked if I could come to their studio for an interview. They have been doing a couple of things on other diets and one of the reporters actually grew up in the same neighborhood as me. Not really sure what to expect but it’s gonna be fun I guess… If you understand Swedish and have access to the national radio broadcast in Sweden tune in to SR-P4 between 11 and 12 on Friday.

The workload in the office is still pretty high at work and today I reached 1000+ “red” mails in the mailbox so I am a bit behind… :-) I still have decided not to be at work to long so after 11 hours I went home for dinner.

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Three burgers, broccoli and taco flavored butter.

 

The intakes was

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Goodiebag

On the Swedish low carb cruise this weekend we got a goodibag with some interesting things. In the bag we got some discounts from a couple of shops, a really small pice of chocolate (3g), a packet of nice crackers and a can of “only berries”.

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The “Only Berries” can was a bit strange. The name of the product is translated to “Only Berries” with an addition; “and fruits”.

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This can was 66% blueberries and 34% apple… To call this “Only Berries” (with fruits) is not really ok in my book.

The food from yesterday drowned in the cruise report so I will show both yesterday’s and today’s food today. Yesterday I had a lunch at a meeting in Stockholm. Caesar sallad with a really nice dressing.

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When I got home I fried three burgers and made butter seasoned with garlic and chili.

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The intakes was

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Today I had a couple of pork chops with a nice butter made of:

  • 100g butter
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon tarragon
  • 1 teaspoon whine whine vinegar

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The intakes today was after eating 150g of cheese in front of the finale of Alphas was

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