Active Low-Carber Forums
Atkins diet and low carb discussion provided free for information only, not as medical advice.
Home Plans Tips Recipes Tools Stories Studies Products
Active Low-Carber Forums
A sugar-free zone


Welcome to the Active Low-Carber Forums.
Support for Atkins diet, Protein Power, Neanderthin (Paleo Diet), CAD/CALP, Dr. Bernstein Diabetes Solution and any other healthy low-carb diet or plan, all are welcome in our lowcarb community. Forget starvation and fad diets -- join the healthy eating crowd! You may register by clicking here, it's free!

Go Back   Active Low-Carber Forums > Main Low-Carb Diets Forums & Support > Local Low-Carbers & Support Groups > Australia / New Zealand
User Name
Password
Register FAQ Members Calendar Mark Forums Read Search Gallery My P.L.A.N. Survey


Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1   ^
Old Sat, Sep-21-13, 06:25
bsheets's Avatar
bsheets bsheets is offline
Faux-foods=Doh!Foods
Posts: 3,247
 
Plan: Low Carb
Stats: 216/180/154 Female 168cm
BF:
Progress: 58%
Location: Melbourne, Australia
Default Ready-meal ideas in Aust

Hi all, I hope this thread isn't a duplicate -- I did search for this but didn't find anything.

I'm aware there are more lc ready-meal options available in other countries, but not so much in Aust. We have lc options, but not really in the shape of a full meal.

My life is flat out right now, and trying to pre-make meals on a weekend for the week just isn't happening anymore. So instead of continuing to wait until I have time to pre-make a week of meals, I'm trying to find ready-meal options (or pretty close to ready-made).

These are my suggestions so far:
  • pre-made Caesar Salad from supermarkets (leave out the croutons)
  • can of Stagg Chili (only half at a time)
  • half packet of Slim Pasta with a lc pasta sauce (the pasta comes pre-cooked so it's akin to cup-a-noodles where you just add hot water)
  • a serving of a protein powder shaken with water/milk/cream
  • a tub of Tabbouleh (careful of the brand - some have wheat products and others don't). Can add a tin of tuna for variety
  • store-bought Charcoal Chicken sans stuffing with a green salad
  • St Dalfour Fish Gourmet Salmon with vegies (skip the potatoes) avail from supermarkets
  • Labrada ready-to-drink protein drink

I'm going to give a protein bar for breakfast a shot - but if I find I'm hungry afterwards I'll drop it.

Fingers crossed I can manage to eat healthy (healthIER at least - I believe whole foods are always the best) even though life is out of control right now.
Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
  #2   ^
Old Fri, Sep-27-13, 23:56
Sorrento Sorrento is offline
New Member
Posts: 22
 
Plan: Taubes
Stats: 198/140.5/132 Male 156cm
BF:
Progress: 87%
Location: Australia
Default

Hi bsheets - I agree, its a difficult one without making meals myself ahead of time.
I don't think I can add too much of value to your great ideas already (Charcoal chicken with salad a stand-by for me), but FWIW:
-Greek yoghurt (snack, not a meal)
-The deli at the supermarket for cold meats and cheese is a take-away alternative for me at lunchtime - and this can be surprisingly filling
-Tin of tuna mixed with Philly cream cheese is remarkably yummy - some cracked black pepper with it
-I haven't tried this but I've heard frozen vegetables, tin of tuna and some water - put it in a blender for a 'meal in a smoothie' (like I said, I haven't actually tried this ... so no flames if you spit it out please )
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off



All times are GMT -6. The time now is 10:17.


Copyright © 2000-2017 Active Low-Carber Forums @ forum.lowcarber.org
Powered by: vBulletin, Copyright ©2000 - 2017, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.