You did the right thing--planning ahead. So many of us (me included) make poorer choices when we are bombarded with a menu and just a few minutes to decide. The pictures and smells often make us order for pleasure rather than nutrition (fuel).
3/31/13 9:06 P
Thank you all for your input !! I had the pasta e fagoli & salad with ONE bite of my husband's breadstick. Our waitress was wonderful & when she asked me if I'd like another bowl of soup, I asked if she could put it directly into a to-go container for me...normally they aren't supposed to do it but I let her know of my dietary needs (I had the gastric sleeve surgery 2 months ago) & she was more than happy to do that for me.
It was a win-win !! I had a lovely lunch with the family & I have leftovers for 2 days !!
Fitness Minutes: (1,751)
3/31/13 8:32 P
I usually get the pasta e fagoli and have one breadstick with it ( I make sure any extra breadsticks are wrapped up so I can't see them and then have no trouble avoiding them). Then we usually split an appetizer of some type or else I'll have two bowls of the soup.
Fitness Minutes: (69,817)
3,526 3/31/13 4:28 P
one serving of Minestrone soup Lunch portion of Apricot chicken
that is what I always get.
Skip the breadsticks
Fitness Minutes: (5,830)
3,357 3/31/13 1:14 P
Grilled chicken salad.
3/31/13 12:46 P
The family is going to Olive Garden for Easter. I have done my homework & looked up the website for their nutritional information. I think I know what I'm going to order but I would love some input please.
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