Ditto what gattita says I have a lot of cheese and egg meals..
I definitly have the 3 egg meal more often than once a week, because really I am not having the cholesterol meals from meat. And my cholesterol last dr appt was 148 so I don't' thinks it's hurting me. I have low fat cheese often and light n lively cottage cheese often too.
Nut honestly I also eat a lot of veggie burger type things and don't worry about the carbs, I just stick to the recommended serving sizes and the 5 Medifast meals and know that I am on plan and losing at a nice rate of speed!.
Ditto on the fake stuff! I am too a vegetarian and I cover up the taste of the burgers with onoin and mustard! I do use milk products but I haven't had too many bright ideas yet on how to use cottage cheese and cheese other that mixing it in my salad...
I use Boca Burgers and go by the recommended serving and eat my 5 Medifast meals and don't worry about the carbs. I stay in ketosis (Ok I cheat I use ketosticks every monrning) even when I go over 100 carbs from eating veggie burgers...
Hi, i'm new to medifast - 1st week - and a vegetarian. I didn't know that I was supposed to be counting carbs or that I could eat cheese at all. What's up? Any suggestions for me? thanks..
Read the meatless options on the Tools for success area (near the top of the boards).
I dont' count carbs at all.
Just 5 Medifast meals.
1 L&G per the suggestions and.
8 glasses of water.
Try the morningstar tomato basil pizza burgers! I cut them up and put 'em in my salad after grilling. I don't need mustard for these!..
Make one or 2 of your meals the Cream of broccoli soup... only 10 carbs in it.. I use it on days when I want a bar to try to even it out! Also... stick with some of the lower carb veggies if you need to!..
Also the fruit punch is very low in carbs too, right around the same amount as the cob, coc and eggs. On the days I want to help my carbs, I have one of the four mentioned above. I am not a vegetarian but it does work is all I am trying to say. Good Luck!!!..
I use the "light" tofu when I do eat tofu (Im not a vegatarian), It has less carbs than regular tofu...
On days that I eat Morningstar Farms foods (higher carbs), I usually skip the Medifast bar and use salad greens, raw mushrooms, and Walden Farms dressing (very low total carbs) for my L&G. Puts me right in the zone. I'm not religious about staying between 80-85 carbs every single day, though. Depends on your body, but I'm finding that my loss slows if I stay right at the minimum for an extended period...
I eat the Griller Prime only 4 grams of carbs and tastes pretty good. I have a huge aversion to meat, and they do not taste at all like real meat to me...
These are the greastest things ever! it really satisfies my pizza cravings. I've found morningstar farm products taste WAY better than boca..
Just a personal preferance..
FYI: Dietary cholesterol has little impact on blood cholesterol levels, if any at all. Don't worry about eating eggs!..