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Happy Summer Picnic's

Wednesday, July 03, 2013

I' looking for recipes to make our summer picnic's healthy and yummy

any recipes would be appreciated..especially veggie and fruits ones.......

a non scale victory....we went to dinner last night with family..DH"s sister and her husband....

I planned before hand that I was going to have said and some sort of lean protein.....every one ordered drinks and some sort of deep fried fish or pizza..it took some positive self talk but I stuck with my plan, I had a nice mixed greens salad , no cheese or bacon or croutons....I asked for extra cucumbers, and a my vinaigrette dressing on the side....
I also have been working on eating slow and savoring each bite....I did very well, this morning I am pleased with myself for sticking with my plan....
I think positive self talk and a few success's with help me through this next 2 weeks of family, picnics, and a lot of eating out....

WHAT'S YOUR PLAN FOR STAYING ON TRACK....

Have a safe and Happy 4th of July....


Kitt...........
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  • v RAINBOWMF
    emoticon you are sure hard on your self but I know where you are coming from.

    Good going Kitt.

    Planning and sticking to it will always be the best idea for you.

    Hugs Mary
    1054 days ago
  • v CINDYCHARLENE
    Excellent Kitt! You deserve a pat on the back from yourself. My plan is to remember the source of my self love even Jesus who wants me to treat my self with respect and not eat the foods that I know hurt me.
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    1055 days ago
  • v WARMSPRINGDAY
    Planning is key - hats off to you. I just struggle with even a plan right now. I can't seem to break through this brain fog of grief, caring for my Dad, my husband's continued poor health (and now his back). I know I need to muster it up somewhere within me, but it seems it takes all my energies just to do what absolutely needs to be done. I just can't find the energy to focus. But I've not gained. I need to push myself harder. As always, you are my inspiration. My plan is to get back on track with planning my menus a week ahead, cut up my veggies for the week, and set for myself some reasonable exercise goals that I can aspire to.
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    1055 days ago
  • v PHOENIX1949
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    1056 days ago
  • v KATHYJO56
    That's a great plan, Kitt. My plan is to try to stick with as many fruits and veggies as possible and work in some lean protein. Have a Happy 4th. emoticon
    1056 days ago
  • v NORASPAT
    I love a big greens salad and I prefer to pick up each leaf and dip it in my vinaigrette. Fingers before forks. Eating each piece means it all gets chewed.

    I ate that way at the Botanical garden café today. Others had sandwiches eating with their hands so why not do it my way too. I eat much slower and it is easier to stop when you are not holding your fork. HUGS .

    Have a wonderful Fourth of July KITT. emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon PAT in MAINE.
    1056 days ago
  • v TRAILWALKERJO54
    great stuff --
    always planning ahead helps

    happy 4th of July for you tomorrow emoticon emoticon
    1056 days ago
  • v AUTHENTICALLYME
    Here are some that I have "pinned" and served to my family:

    Sweet Cucumber and Mandarin Orange Salad.
    http://www.food.com/recipe/swee
    t-cucumber-and-mandarin-orange-
    salad-231650
    The recipe calls for 2 teaspoons of granulated sugar, but I reserve the mandarin orange liquid and use it in place of the sugar!


    Garden Potato Salad (SparkRecipe!)
    http://recipes.sp
    arkpeople.com/recipe-detail.asp
    ?recipe=36

    1056 days ago

    Comment edited on: 7/3/2013 6:40:38 PM
  • v BARBARAROSE54
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    1056 days ago
  • v SUSANNAH31
    You are a great motivator, Kitt.

    Positive self talk is the key...
    1056 days ago
  • v FORMYDARLINGS


    Great job of choosing what to eat and sticking to your plan. SOmetimes it just takes people saying, " Oh, that's crazy ole Kitt ordering her salad again". I know when someone notices I order lighter that it makes me feel good about making a healthy choice regardless of what everyone else does. I mean, the old saying goes, ' if everyone else jumped off a bridge...' I try hard not to jump off the bridge with everyone else. emoticon Keep Sparking and following your plan. You'll get where you want to go!!!


    Gini emoticon
    1056 days ago
  • v GRAMMY7070
    Great job. The right choices pay off in the end. Thanks for sharing this. It motivates me to make better choices when I eat out
    1056 days ago

    Comment edited on: 7/3/2013 2:33:44 PM
  • v SHANTODD420
    Wahoo way to go Kitt sounds like things are going well.
    1056 days ago
  • v LAINIESNEWLIFE
    Great Job, Kitt!!!
    1056 days ago
  • v NASFKAB
    all the best & HUGS stay well
    1056 days ago
  • v BUTTERFLYGRACE
    emoticon I'm so proud of you, Kitt!!

    emoticon I'll sparkmail you an easy watermelon & cucumber salad recipe. It's soooo yummy!!
    1056 days ago
  • v CRYSTLE4HIMTX12
    Just what I needed to read today. You inspire me to get back to what I know and quit caving in social and emotional settings. emoticon
    1056 days ago
  • v SOCKITTOME
    Kitt, you totally rock! Living by example is the best thing anyone can so, and you're showing all of us how it's done. Woot!
    1056 days ago
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