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NIRERIN Posts: 12,706
11/4/12 7:01 P

if you would post a sample day or share your tracker, you'll be better able to get targeted results from what you are already doing.

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POPSECRET SparkPoints: (65,122)
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11/4/12 6:03 P

Make a trail mix for snacks. Include things like nuts, dried fruits, granola, and dark chocolate chips.

Edited by: POPSECRET at: 11/5/2012 (08:20)
LINWASH23 SparkPoints: (68,305)
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11/4/12 8:33 A

Try greek yogurt, nuts, beans and dried fruits to increase your calorie in a healthy way.

Each day is a great new start for whatever you need it to be. Embrace each day.
"So whether you eat or drink or whatever you do, do it all for the glory of God." 1 Corinthians 10:31 NIV

JENNILACEY SparkPoints: (80,279)
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11/4/12 8:13 A

Eat high density foods like nuts (nut butters), greek yogurt, beans and cheese. You could also try bulking up your portion sizes.

Take your focus off the Marshmallow.

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LINDA2711 SparkPoints: (45,907)
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11/3/12 5:20 P

I have a similar problem, I've just toppped my cals up with a serving of walnuts and raisons. Worked well as I was not hungry but was able to graze on my snack. emoticon

Linda xx
11/3/12 5:13 P

Milk, yogurt, fruit, smoothies..
sweet potatoes, lima beans, corn, sweet peas, beans, lentils, legumes...

-POOKIE- Posts: 12,210
11/3/12 3:43 P

nut/seed butter

YOJULEZ SparkPoints: (15,789)
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11/3/12 3:42 P

You could add in other non-meat things, like cheeses. Also things like nuts and dried fruit are high in calorie for relatively low volume.

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HALEYLJ2003 SparkPoints: (4,517)
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11/3/12 3:30 P

I have been at this since July and lost 25 lbs so far, and now that I exercise more, I know I would benefit from getting in the recommended calories. I try, but I eat mostly veggies, and I get full before I can get my daily recommended amount of calories. I am a pescatarian, so calories from meats are out. I do put oil on my veggies, I also steer clear of most grains. Any suggestions... other than "eat a cookie (like a friend told me)"

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