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I'm now taking the glyburide but my lowest number is still 130 and that's my fasting number. The Peri wants them below 90 for fasting and 110 two hours after meals. My BPP on Wednesday showed my baby in the 98th percentile for weight. He's pretty big so they are going to be pretty strict with me. I'm having a really hard time with the nausea still so I was looking for tips on how to get enough protein? I do cheese, peanut butter, cottage cheese. Meal time protein isn't bad but what about snacks?
One good snack is cheese & whole-grain crackers, if you go light on the crackers you may be able to have some raw veggies or half a piece of fruit with it. I also like whole-grain tortillas topped with cheese & a few beans and baked in the oven, then topped with salsa. Popcorn is a good low-carb, high-fiber snack and you can eat a lot of it so it helps fill you up; I add almonds or pumpkin seeds for protein.
If you like beef or turkey jerkey, that is a good source of protein.
I eat a lot of high-protein granola bars. The Kashi ones are a good source of protein and most are pretty low in carbs. I like the Honey Almond Flax ones and Pumpkin Spice Flax ones the best. I also like the South Beach Living high-protein cereal bars, though they do have some sugar alcohols in them; some people have trouble with processing the sugar alcohols so watch out for that.
Rachel, mama to Luke (10/13/05), Ethan (6/24/07) & Liliana (1/1/10).
Greek yogurt has a lot of protein, too. You can usually find blueberry or pomegranate flavors that have about 13g carbs and 14-16g protein! Plus calcium! They're great for GD. Also, try eating some tofu. Fresh soft tofu cold with chopped green onions and a little bit of soy sauce is absolutely delicious (to me, anyway!). It's a traditional Korean side dish, has zero carbs, and tons of protein. And it's very refreshing!