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The Cabbage Soup Diet

Sunday, January 13, 2013

Remember that crazy diet from way back when?

Who out there didn't try it at some point in our lives? I watched my Mother and Grandmothers both do it time and time again. Needless to say, it never worked. The only good thing that came from it was... THE SOUP! I love the stuff.

I decided that since I have been eating Campbells like it is going out of style, I would make my own. I made my own variation of it over the years, and am pretty sure I almost have the perfect recipe

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I am going with my Dad tomorrow - We are going to see The Hobbit and then out to dinner. I am not sure where we are going, but I am hoping TGI Fridays - yumm.. I love their Chicken! I usually get the Dragonfire Chicken. It comes with rice, but I usually tell them no rice. Sometimes, they will let me get an extra side of broccoli, sometimes they won't. I guess it depends on who the server is.

I have to go to the doctors tomorrow too. She just wants to check in with me, make sure I am being healthy and not wasting away to nothing. After that... I am hitting the gym providing she doesn't take too long.

all in all it will be a good day!

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ILIKETOZUMBA 1/15/2013 12:21AM

    That recipe looks YUMMY! And easy. Win-win! Thanks for sharing, and enjoy your movie night with your dad. :) I saw the Hobbit and really enjoyed it - and this is coming from a Tolkien superfan.

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GOPINTOS 1/14/2013 4:27PM

    I love the soup too! I always have some in my freezer! emoticon

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OOLALA53 1/14/2013 4:23PM

    Ironically, if I've had an overeating bout, I then get in the mood for a nice vegetable soup much like that cabbage soup. If I have it with some bread or other starch and perhaps a few dried beans or dairy, my appetite gets back to normal. But day after day? No need any more.

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-LINDA_S 1/14/2013 10:39AM

    There's no end to diet craziness. Just read/listened to the latest installment of Abel James' "Big Fat Mistakes" e-course. He's got the Fat Burning Man blog, which I find very interesting.

http://www.fatb
urningman.com/welcome/

In case anyone wants to check him out.

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WHOVIANGIRL23 1/14/2013 8:42AM

    Lol, I did this a couple of times, not even gonna lie.

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SADWHITEWOLF 1/14/2013 8:36AM

    I used to do the Cabbage soup diet. I always lost 7-10 pounds and always had it back withen 2 weeks ;-)
I do however still make my own version of the soup sometimes because it is nice to have a hot bowl of veggie goodness with very few calories when I just want SOMETHING but really have hit my nutritionl "max" for the day.


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BILL60 1/14/2013 7:10AM

    Sounds like a great day.

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CHRISTINASP 1/14/2013 3:25AM

    I didn't do the cabbage soup diet but I WAS crazy enough to, with my mom, do the 'bread diet' (one day of 'normal' eating followed by one day of nothing but dry whole wheat bread)! Rolling eyes...

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NDTEACHER1 1/13/2013 10:43PM

    I make a soup I found out about on SP. I think it's called Poor Man's Soup. I may have tweaked it a bit to make it my own, but it is awesome. I don't add meat but navy or cannelini beans if I can find them. I use dry beans, in a can in a pinch but they are not as good. Enjoy your cabbage soup.

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COCK-ROBIN 1/13/2013 9:53PM

    And I hope your coming day is wonderful!

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MYBULLDOGS 1/13/2013 9:50PM

    emoticon

it is never to late to start.

my sister lost 105 pounds at age 63 walking 15000 steps a day.

i have lost 44 pounds by giving up grain and sugar products at age 60..

i walk 15000 steps a day.

i use a salad plate as my dinner plate.

i keep mandrtan oranges in the fridge. when the sweet tooth comes on i grab one or two tablespoons of the fruit.

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