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Old Tue, Jan-13-04, 03:02
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Default The Best Low Carb foods in Australia...

I apologise if there is already a thread on this, but thought it would be great for us to list our favourite and our lowest carb finds in product range. I have not included the obvious low carb stuff, like Atkins products, etc.

let me start off with some of mine. I will update this list as I find more. Everything here is from Coles in Sydney:

Coles Italian and Italian Chilli sausages <1g per 100g
Peters Low Carb Ice Cream .. 3.9 per 100g
Hellmans Mayonaise, especially the Lime and Chilli .. 1.6g per 100g
Always Fresh Low Joule Gerkins .. 0.5 per 100g
Sanitarium Natural Smooth Peanut Butter .. 1.9g per 15g or 11.2 per 100g
Kraft Cream Cheese Spread .. 1.7g per 100g
Cardini's Caesar Salad Dressing .. 2.1g per 100g
Dairy Farmers Thickened Cream .. 2.9g per 100ml
Cottees Diet Jelly .. 0.0g per 100ml
IXL Strawberry Diet Jam .. 4.9g per 100g
Samoa Coconut Cream .. 0.6g per 100ml
Asia at Home Laksa Paste .. 2.7g per serve, or 6.1g per 100g
Paul Nachos Cheese Dip (will have to check the carb value, about 4 per 100g)
Gina's diced Roma Tomatoes .. 4.2g per 100g

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Old Tue, Jan-13-04, 19:06
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Thumbs up What a great idea!!

Hi Luscious,

Fantastic idea!! Dont know if its been done either, but I'm sure it will be of great benefit to many many people.

Two that come straight to mind are:

Paul Newmans Own Caesar Dressing: 2.5g per 100ml.
Paul Newmans Own Classic Salad Dressing: less than 1g per 100ml.

They are a daily addition in my menu!!

I will be sure to post any others as they come to mind.

Again a great idea. Hope all the Aussies and NZers get behind this great thread.

Cheers Cheley.
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Old Tue, Jan-13-04, 22:52
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Iíve been building a little list of my own for a while now so hereís my contribution. Iíve added the name of the stores I purchased from so some will only apply to Perth low carbers.

Firstly my absolute favourite low carb product at the moment is the new Bodhis low-carbo flatbrot (pita) bread. I have half of one for lunch every day filled with bacon, lettuce and cheese and absolutely love it. They are probably not suitable for those on induction as each flatbrot is around 15g carbs but as I only have half, the 7 carbs are worth it to me. Iíve found that any bread product lower in carbs than 7g per serve tastes like c**p to me (only my opinion here). Bodhis is a Perth bread company and their products can be found at health food stores and places like Herdsman Fresh, Claremont Fresh etc. I donít know if you can get them in the Eastern states. They also make a low carb loaf that Iím not keen on and low carb dinner rolls which I havenít tried yet.

Asia at home red curry paste-concentrate 4.7g per 100g - Woolworths
Swanson clear chicken broth 0.3g per 100ml - Woolworths
Ayam coconut milk less than 1g per 100g - Woolworths
Ayam teriyaki sauce 4.7g per 100g - Woolworths
Cornwellís soy sauce 4.2g per 100ml - Farmer Jacks
Gourmet Thins with Bran & Rye 4.5g per crispbread - Herdsman Fresh
Delverde tinned tomatoes 3g per 100g - Re Store
Droste Dutch cocoa powder 12.4g carbs per 100g - David Jones food hall and Claremont Fresh

Kennedy & Wilson 99% cocoa, unsweetened cooking chocolate. Iíve checked with the local supplier and it has no sugar in the ingredients list but I donít know what the carb count isÖIím guessing around 14g/100g. Iíve found this chocolate at the Re Store, Claremont Fresh and ĎThe Grocerí in Claremont.

Unsweetened cooking chocolate (99.5% cocoa) can also be found at ĎThe Essential Ingredientí in Subiaco. They also sell several types of unsweetened cocoa powder as well.

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Old Wed, Jan-14-04, 05:32
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Zedgirl,

Have you found Peter's low carb icecream anywhere in Perth?

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Old Wed, Jan-14-04, 16:20
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As far as I know you can't get it in Perth......not a big enough demand yet.
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* Country Life Perfomax Bread (about 7g or 10g per slice depending on if you think the fibre is pre-deducted..)
* Jalna wholemilk Biodynamic Yoghourt (6g per 100g) - * Freedom Foods breakfast cereals - I like the 'gluten free' one most - your looking at about 12g for a decent serve, and they are all very low GI. (avaliable from health food shops... you may need to shop around.. they have a website)
* Australia's Own Malt Free Natural Soy Milk - it's sugar free for 3.6g per 100ml (it's also long life.. good if you use it in moderation)
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Smile Found another!

Shopping yesterday discovered:

Coles Farmland brand - Italian Roma Tomatoes Diced only 2.1g carbs per100g. Very handy, very tasty... for tinned tomatoes!

Zedgirl, the Cornwell soy sauce you listed, available at "Farmer Jacks", is that a supermarket or a specialty store/health store. Really interested in getting a lower soy sauce, as the lowest I have found is Kikkoman less salt Soy sauce at 11g carbs per 100mls. I love Soy sauce! Thanks.

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Old Thu, Jan-15-04, 18:26
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Cheley05

Farmer Jacks is an independent supermarket in Perth. Itís amazing how many different products you can find in the smaller independently owned shops. The only downside for the Cornwellís product is that I can only get it in 200ml bottles so I buy several at a timeÖ.costs more but is worth the carb savings. There are even lower soy sauces out there but Iím yet to find them.

Four Seasons soy sauce - 3.1g per 100g
Masterfoods soy sauce - 4.2g per 100g
Cornwellís soy sauce - 4.4g per 100ml
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Old Thu, Jan-15-04, 22:29
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Smile Thanks Zedgirl

Thanks for the information....I will have to venture out and check out the smaller supermarkets, instead of always Coles!

Cheers Cheley.
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What a great idea!!
I have found the Freedom cereal(low GI) at Woolies in Marrickville metro in Sydney. But cannot locate any unsweetened cooking chocolate anywhere ! Sydneysiders-HELP! Have found SF Belgium eating chocolate at Broadway shopping centre in a chocolate stall in an aisle near Crazy Peices. With different fillings(Amaretto Cream etc.)...very yummy! Net effective carbs = 4 gms in a 50gm bar!(the rest is sugar alcohols)

Btw I thought I read Peter's low carb ice-cream had 18gm/100gms....is this a different variety?

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Peters low carb ice cream, in the green tub, has 3.9 grams carbs per 100g (which I think is 2 ice cream scoops??)
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Originally Posted by ozzie_girl
cannot locate any unsweetened cooking chocolate anywhere ! Sydneysiders-HELP!


Try 'The Essential Ingredient' in Camperdown for unsweetened cooking chocolate. The Perth franchise has it so yours should too.
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You can buy Empower products at the Organic Oasis at Forest Glen Sunshine Coast if you are in QLD also they have keto bars. (Inland from Mooloolaba)

Fibrex cereal 2.2 for 1/2 cup serve. I put boiling water on it and it swells then add cream and sometimes blueberries or strawberries and a sweetener if you like.
Chocolate rush muffins 2.2 per muffin
Almond Innocence Biscuits 1.1 per biscuit


Keto bars are 8 carb per bar.

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Dairy Whip have put out a chocolate cream aerosol .. much like their whipped cream. It tastes pretty good. 2.8 grams per serve.. saw it at coles today.
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Delia,
Those chocolate rush muffins from Empower....Have you had them? I ordered and made some, but after a day they were completely rancid!!
Dont know if they were off, or ment to be refridgerated straight after cooking...but god they were disgusting!!!

Anyone had similar experience?

Cheers Cheley.

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