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RUSSELL_40 Posts: 16,826
3/8/11 1:25 P

cook up some meat.. and then slice it thin, and have sandwiches... I love sliced turkey with spicy mustard.. much healthier than sandwich meat.. and I use smartwhite bread from Wonder.. lower calories and sodium

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BECKY425 Posts: 259
3/6/11 10:18 P

I like quick meals to bring with me to work. I normally don't eat enough fruits and vegetables, so my normal day sounds like what you are used to bringing.
Breakfast - oatmeal with blueberries, or yogurt, or string cheese with banana
Lunch - normally two pieces of fruit with a serving of nuts.
Snack - pretzels, nuts or a piece of fruit.

I try eating some kind of protein for lunch and my snack, which is normally nuts to maintain my hunger throughout the day.

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2/21/11 10:21 A

I make a huge batch of scrambled eggs with salsa on Sunday and then portion it out into 6 containers. Then I portion out 2% cheddar cheese into each container. When I get up in the morning I throw the contents of a container into a low fat, low carb tortilla, wrap it in foil and put it into the toaster oven while I get ready for work. When I'm ready to go, so is it. The foil makes a great holding pouch for the drive to work.

For lunch I do something similar. I will cook a couple of pounds of chicken in the crockpot on the weekend so that I have cooked chicken in the fridge for the week. I use it for anything that would need pre-cooked chicken...chicken salad, chicken wraps, etc. I also buy a smoked turkey breast and slice it for the same things.

SNOOPY1960 Posts: 1,686
2/21/11 8:12 A

Breakfast
Hard boiled eggs
Whole Wheat english muffin with peanut butter
Omelet made with veggies stuffed into a whole wheat pita pocket

Lunch
Make a whole chicken on a Sunday ( a big Perdue oven stuffer roaster ) and eat it all week.
Chicken salad
Chicken with salsa
Chicken rollups
Chicken and veggies

-POOKIE- Posts: 11,928
2/21/11 3:23 A

www.laptoplunches.com/bento-menus/

try this website for ideas

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2/21/11 3:17 A

welcome back!!! great job on caoming back...

i also would be interested in seeing what everyone has to say about this.

MLHEFNER SparkPoints: (7,365)
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2/20/11 1:50 P

Hi All! I jumped back on to SP last week after a few months off. I gained back 15 lbs of my previous 40 lb loss over the holidays, and I'm ready to take it off, plus some! I'm down 4.5 lbs since I started back, which is definitely motivation to continue.

I eat two meals plus a snack at work 5 days a week, and I need some more ideas for easy to pack breakfasts/lunches/snacks. I'm looking to branch out from my usual oatmeal or yogurt + fruit and salads + protein. I have access to a fridge and microwave at work.

~Marissa~

6/1/08 : 280 lb (44.5 BMI)
5% : 266.0 lb - achieved 1/4/12
10% : 252 lb (movie & sushi date w/hubby) - achieved 2/19/12
15% : 238 lb (BodyBugg?)
20% : 224 lb
25% : 210 lb
30% : 196 lb
35% : 182 lb
40% : 168 lb
45% : 154 lb
46.5% : 150 lb (goal Jan 2013)
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