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51 Grams of Fat

Sunday, September 01, 2013

That's how much fat was in the two slices of cheese pizza I just consumed. What an awakening.

I'm ashamed to admit how much I used to eat pizza, but am proud to say that was the first slice I'd had in a long time. It didn't even occur to me to look before putting it into my mouth.

On the one hand, I'm kind of glad I found out this way. Because that's the last time I'll be eating pizza for a while. On the other hand, I'm kind of irritated because it's not even 3 and I have less than 10 grams of fat for the day.

It'll be a veggie burger and spinach kind of night.
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    I think its great that you blogged about it. This is what makes the difference for me, really. The feedback, the honesty. The new beginning.

    I haven't done this in a while, but your post reminds me of a pizza I used to make, which was quite good. I made homemade dough, put on some tomato sauce, and then, instead of cheese, put roasted eggplant (as a paste) on top of the sauce. Instead of meat, I roasted vegetables -- onion, zucchini, yellow squash, sweet peppers, mushrooms. Fresh basil to top.
    Really good -- but probably not to everyone's liking. emoticon emoticon
    1150 days ago

    Comment edited on: 9/2/2013 11:28:07 AM
    Thank you all for the positive feedback!
    1150 days ago
  • KAT321123
    Not the end of the world -- that one splurgey mistake won't make or break you!

    To echo the comment below, homemade pizza can really satisfy a pizza craving without breaking the calorie bank. When I'm craving pizza I usually take a whole wheat tortilla, put some sauce on it, some cheese on it (I don't eat dairy at home, so mine's fake cheese, but you get the point), and a bunch of veggies and put it in the oven for around 10 minutes. I cut it into 8 slices and you can eat the whole pizza for around 300 calories! Super satisfying and healthy.

    With that said, I also believe in not totally restricting ourselves -- nothing wrong with the real deal pizza once in a while =)

    Hope you enjoyed the veggie burger and spinach! Could be worse -- those are a few of my favorites.
    1150 days ago
  • LJOYCE55
    I am sure you are talking about a take out pizza from a famous chain. Good thing we can make our own from scratch. Still high in cal/carb, but certainly far less than 51 gms of fat.
    1151 days ago
    emoticon Hang in there! We all eat things we shouldn't from time to time. Check out my blog for this week, and you will feel much better! Have a blessed day! emoticon emoticon emoticon
    1151 days ago
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