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That's Why You Track EVERYTHING!

Friday, July 12, 2013

emoticon So this morning I wanted something other than my usual work breakfast of pancakes (no butter with up to 2T of syrup). My other go-to place is closed for vacation. So, I went to another place and got what I hoped would be a pretty good for me breakfast...UMMM 629 calories LATER! emoticon I had a large oatmeal with 1t of brown sugar and 2t of cinnamon. That's it! Good thing I didn't add raisins! And the cinnamon had almost as many calories as the brown sugar! I still can't believe that one.

629 calories! emoticon I won't be getting that again for sure! Back to my pancakes. emoticon

Here's hoping no more surprises in my food tracker next week...
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  • _VALEO_
    Wow! That's what I call a breakfast!
    Good that you could track it to reajust your intake for the day.
    1171 days ago
  • KERRYG155
    I like McDonald's oatmeal when we are on the road. It's good and has fruit in it. Can't remember the calories but nothing like that. One teaspoon of cinnamon powder has 5 calories,2 carbs, and 1 protein. Hmm
    1173 days ago

    Comment edited on: 7/13/2013 8:47:50 AM
  • YOYOGRAN
    Ditch the pancakes! Too tempting!
    1173 days ago
  • JACKSGRAN
    Oops! .that's over half my food day gone! Just shows how careful we have to be

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    1173 days ago
  • LOFLLAMA
    What was in it? 1 cup of cooked oatmeal only has 140 calories in it. I'm missing something because I can't see how it possibly could be 629 calories. If you ate 4 CUPS of oatmeal it would only be 560. Did it have cream on it or something?
    1173 days ago
  • MARILYNROBERT
    I'll get the oatmeal, egg white and veggie omelette, and fresh fruit at Denny's and then they'll bring 1/4 cup of brown sugar for my oatmeal. emoticon I pretend I didn't see it and my husband devours it. emoticon
    1173 days ago
  • MOTHEPRO
    I've ordered healthy sounding restaurant meals before only to find out they're over 1,000 calories. At least you know for the future.
    1173 days ago
  • CAMEOANDLACE
    I've had a few surprised myself. Good for you paying attention!
    1173 days ago
  • VELMATULIP
    The cinnamon had 12 & the brown sugar had 17.
    1173 days ago
  • DLYNN1113
    WOWW!!!!!!! I never would have guessed cinnamon had that many calories.... I always assumed most spices/seasonings had almost no calories never thought to add them in when I cook, gonna have to check more carefully now. Thanks for the tip.
    1173 days ago
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