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MANNPOWER03 SparkPoints: (185)
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4/2/13 12:44 P

This sites has some good substitutes that I know even your non-diet roommates(assuming you have any) would like including a funfetti cake dip!
http://weighingwoman.com/low-fat-recipes
.html

Edited by: MANNPOWER03 at: 4/2/2013 (12:44)
BUUKWORM14 SparkPoints: (59,600)
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3/26/13 11:12 A

I work and go to grad school at night, so I feel you on those long days. I have a microwave in the office, so I make and freeze lots of individual portions of chili and stews that i can grab and reheat later. I also make lots of salads (not big leafy ones- grains, beans, meats). Pre-portioning is your best friend. If you don't have a fridge or a way to reheat, basic sandwiches work well- cold cuts, avocado or cheese, pile on other veggies.

In a pinch- Subway is my best friend. There's one near school so when I've forgotten to pack dinner I go there- 6", low fat, every veggie they have.

Height: 5' 11"
Starting weight: 228
Ultimate goal: 180-170

Currently working and going to grad school. Given my stress level and time constraints (and with my doctor's blessing), I'm not trying to lose a lot of weight, just be healthy and not gain. Once I get my degree I'll pick things up again.

30DAYSTRONG SparkPoints: (601)
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3/26/13 10:53 A

Well i live at home, so I do have access to microwave, stove, blenders, fridge, freezer.. All of that. But sometimes I think it would be easier to live in campus because I go to school from 9am to 8pm so I have to pack my entire days food.

BUUKWORM14 SparkPoints: (59,600)
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3/26/13 10:08 A

What equipment do you have? A mini-fridge and microwave or a full kitchen? You can do a lot of steaming in a microwave (or rice cooker if you have/are allowed).

Height: 5' 11"
Starting weight: 228
Ultimate goal: 180-170

Currently working and going to grad school. Given my stress level and time constraints (and with my doctor's blessing), I'm not trying to lose a lot of weight, just be healthy and not gain. Once I get my degree I'll pick things up again.

SP_COACH_DENISE Posts: 32,938
3/25/13 10:04 A

You may want to check out the Eat Right section of this page: www.sparkpeople.com/resource/lifestyle_cen
ter_detail.asp?id=8
.

Coach Denise

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30DAYSTRONG SparkPoints: (601)
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3/24/13 9:37 P

Hi everyone!

I am a 24 year old college student with 20 pounds left to lose. I am on the go all the time and need some quick easy recipe ideas, with out too many ingredients. I'd love to hear your ideas!!

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