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A Food Blog

Saturday, October 08, 2011

I see food blogs all the time. I love reading about and seeing what other people eat while on their journey to healthier living. After I fixed my quick lunch today, I thought, "I should take a picture of that and post it in a blog." After I logged the calories, I was even more impressed!


I had some cooked, shredded chicken breasts in the fridge. (I borrowed that idea from LISAINMS. She cooks up a pan, shreds the meat, and freezes it.) I weighed out the chicken and added a little chipotle seasoning. That went in three hard taco shells with a sprinkling of Mexican blend cheese, tomatoes, picante, and romaine. I added a dab of Greek yogurt in place of sour cream. All for 287 calories! When I ate a handful of grapes, it topped the scale at 312 cals. I love meals like that!

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HEALTHYME47 10/20/2011 9:09AM

    Wow, that looks amazing. And might I add, YOU have done tremendously well in your weight loss during the time I've been away.....I think you've lost at least 10 more pounds since the last time I was on Spark People in July! Congrats on all your hard work!

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PINKBEANBOO 10/10/2011 2:38PM

    That looks really good!

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TERESA159 10/10/2011 12:16PM

    I'm coming over for lunch!

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MINERVASPARKING 10/10/2011 11:04AM

    YUM!

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LAURALOOHOO 10/10/2011 7:58AM

    Looks great...I love tacos!!

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THEHONESTME 10/9/2011 10:16PM

    Looks delicious! I'll have to remember that idea of shredding chicken and refrigerating or freezing for quick lunches like that - smart girls! :)

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MINDY502 10/9/2011 8:04AM

    That looks so good, will have to give that a try. Way to go on a healthy choice!

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ARGYLE-RUNNER 10/9/2011 12:23AM

    wow - looks great!


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JICASMOM 10/8/2011 9:53PM

    MMMMMMMmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm! I am going to do that for when hubby travels... would be so easy and delicious!! That looks yummy!

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KIMBERTA99 10/8/2011 9:28PM

    Those look very yummy!! I never thought about freezing the chicken for a quicker meal!!

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TEDDYBABE 10/8/2011 9:22PM

    Yum Yum Yum!! Wish I had thought of that!! LOL love this meal!!

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PEGTIGER 10/8/2011 8:00PM

    Sounds and looks very yummy!

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THETURTLEBEAR 10/8/2011 6:46PM

    YUM!!!

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HAKAPES 10/8/2011 6:32PM

    Looks so tasty! :-)

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LISAINMS 10/8/2011 5:02PM

    That looks really good!! Good move to use Greek yogurt instead of sour cream. I use light, but should reach for the yogurt more often. Nice job on the food blog!

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