Slow Carb Diet Update #2 – Week 2 – #4hb

I don’t have so much to document for this week because I away in Redang from Wednesday – Saturday, Saturday night I had a wedding dinner and Sunday we went a bit mad after being stuck on the island for a while.


Dinner was a really delicious Thai style chicken and pumpkin curry – I’d been wanting to try this for a while and it worked really well. It’s proper comfort food, I sat in front of the TV watching Sons of Anarchy and munched this down.

Chicken & Pumpkin Curry


Lunch was something different! A lovely buffalo meat patty and scrambled eggs!

Buffalo Burger

Dinner was tomato prawns, first time getting home-cooked prawns 😀

Prawns in Tomato

Yes that may look like rice, but it is in fact grated cauliflower! Quite a life saver if you love rice and rich dishes that really need to be enjoyed with rice.


I took my car to service whilst I was away in Redang so we had to eat out for lunch, we ate at a coffee shop and ended up with 3 really rich dishes (consumed with no rice!).

Wednesday Lunch

Dinner was in Kuantan, managed to get away with just eating about 1/4 of a bowl of rice.

Wednesday Dinner

Lovely food though.


I ate as a little carbs as possible, but diving burns a hell of a lot of calories and there were no high calorie items such as beans available, so I did have some rice. A typical meal would look something like this (didn’t drink any sugared water…ok I had one can of coke, but I also drank a lot of beer haha).

Redang Food

It’s a holiday wei…what am I supposed to do. Didn’t have my phone with me the rest of the time so couldn’t really take any pictures of what I ate.

Saturday night was a garden wedding where I stuffed myself with a lot of butter and bread roles, we skipped lunch so we could get back in time and just ate a bunch of nuts in the car on the way back (almonds, pistachios and cashew nuts).

Sunday went a bit mad instead of getting back on the diet, due to the sad news – we were both in a bit of a weird mood. Not a mood conducive to eating eggs.

I had an all day breakfast at Sid’s (seems to be a common place for my cheat day haha) and a few pints whilst watching the Rugby.

For dinner we ate Japanese at Jaya One – it was ok. I was still hungry after that though so I had a Ramly burger and some potatoe chips – whoops.

Of course by Monday I was back on track 😀

Weigh In

Monday Morning Weight = 124.1kg
Saturday Morning Weight = The best I have is Wednesday morning – before I went to Redang – where I weighed in at 121.9kg
Weight Loss = 2.2kg

Previous Updates:

Slow Carb Diet Update #1 – Week 1 – #4hb




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5 Responses to Slow Carb Diet Update #2 – Week 2 – #4hb

  1. Mellissa October 21, 2011 at 9:39 am #

    Do you guys boil the cauliflower before grating? For how long? Cause I stupidly boiled it for super long and ended up getting cauliflower mash 😛

  2. kimberlycun October 21, 2011 at 10:48 am #

    Mel: i pulse the cauliflower till the right texture first, then steam it for like 5 minutes just to warm it up a bit. it’s okay to eat it raw actually!

  3. Avios UK October 23, 2011 at 11:16 pm #

    I’m one month into the paleo diet, so no rice for me :/ Grated cauliflower is a great idea though : )

  4. john October 26, 2011 at 4:19 am #

    can you steam it first?

  5. ShaolinTiger November 10, 2011 at 3:16 am #

    Avios UK: Good luck, keep it up!

    john: Yah you can steam it or have it raw – your choice.

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