the extra protein for breakfast helps me stay on track during the day
7/4/13 3:22 A
protein smoothies with kale and spinach
Fitness Minutes: (60)
10 7/4/13 2:16 A
Almonds, before I became allergic :(. You can get them in 100 calorie packs which are perfectly portioned. More filling than other 100 calorie packs of chips and such!
Also leafy greens, bell peppers (l eat them like they are apples). Dry, fat free spices and condiments, veggie products for protein (i'm not a vegetarian but a lot of the food is tasty and has almost no saturated fat), lean turkey, josephs oat and flax pita.
Also drink plenty of water and try to limit your soda to one serving a day (this is hard for me)
Fitness Minutes: (74,443)
3,293 7/2/13 10:24 P
oatmeal herbal tea (especially hibiscus blends) yogurt spinach zucchini berries home-canned tuna having fresh herbs from my garden available...lots of flavor!
Fitness Minutes: (13,380)
7/2/13 10:01 P
Mushrooms, cauliflower, eggplant, tomatoes help keep me satisfied.
Fitness Minutes: (12,886)
7/2/13 9:49 P
Microwave air popped popcorn spritzed with EVOO and small amount of sea salt....
Fitness Minutes: (1,690)
77 7/2/13 2:06 P
Low-carb dieter here. If I ever find a time when I am craving sweets or bready things, avocado knocks that craving down. Lots of fat and fiber...all good.
7/2/13 2:03 P
eliminating reliance on processed foods, primarily
7/2/13 10:07 A
Drinking sugar free tea has helped me not waste calories on liquids. Also eating vegetables at every meal helps a great deal. Increasing my fruit intake has helped. Eating lean proteins like tofu, salmon, chicken and turkey. Eating brown rice, quinoa and food of that nature has been really helpful.
Eliminating most sugar and white food product minus cauliflower has helped tremendously~
I don't know how widely available they are, but Sweet Earth frozen burritos. They're all natural and all vegetarian (some are even vegan). They have about 350 calories and 20g of protein, so they fill me up, are super convenient, and taste really good - I have one almost every day at work (sometimes 2!) and I'm much less likely to eat something unhealthy.
Fitness Minutes: (6,555)
7/1/13 4:06 P
Keeping a bag of spinach, a box of cherry tomatoes, and a pepper around at all times has really helped. If I want a quick snack, the tomatoes or pepper are good for that. If I want something more substantial, I make a salad.
Fitness Minutes: (17,065)
7/1/13 3:55 P
i think oranges are fantastic. i can mix them with ice and protein powder for an orange julius. or just plain for something sweet.
Fitness Minutes: (120)
7/1/13 11:45 A
They are processed, but I really like the Kellogg's Fiber Plus granola bars. They are 120 calories and have 9 grams of fiber. The biggest thing I crave is sweets, so by having one of these as one of my afternoon snacks, it helps curb the sweets cravings (so I don't go to the store and buy candy or cookies), and it helps keep my fiber levels high.
Fitness Minutes: (85,382)
7/1/13 8:45 A
Chocolate -unsweetened cocoa powder Kool Aid (sad, I know) - water Desserts (cakes, cookies, etc.) - Greek yogurt parfaits w/ fresh fruit, natural peanut butter and Kashi Go Lean; high fiber, high protein cereal. High sugar breakfast cereals- whole grain oats or overnight oatmeal TV Dinners - home cooked meals Lunch meat sandwiches - wraps, salads, pitas, open-faced sandwiches with fresh meat, lots of veg, fruit and nuts. (I've always eaten whole grain bread, white bread tastes like cardboard) Packaged granola bars -homemade granola bars Store bought muffins/baked goods - homemade and healthier, low sugar baked goods (I even make brownies and blondies from chickpeas and black beans). Packaged snacks like crackers - veg and fruit Chip dip - hummus or Greek yogurt dip Frozen pre-flavoured/cooked meats- fresh meats or plain frozen meats with my own marinades, spices, herbs, etc. Restaurant pizzas- homemade personal pizzas on a whole wheat pita (one of my fav right now is tuna, low fat chedder, apples, cucumber and mushroom). Hydrogenated peanut butter- Natural peanut butter. OMG. I didn't know what I was missing! Ice cream- homemade frozen Greek yogurt Mayo- avocado mixed with Greek yogurt Sugar or Sweeteners- mashed banana, unsweetened applesauce, sweet potato, maple syrup, honey, cinnamon, nutmeg. Regular cheeses; low fat cheeses like part-skim ricotta, light feta, parmesan and cottage cheese. Also my trusty zero calorie parmesan and herb spice.
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