FOOFIE17's SparkPeople Blog FOOFIE17's Blog on SparkPeople, home of free diet plans and a healthy living community Menu ideas Peanut butter on five-grain bread. Apple. Carrots. <BR> <BR> Cottage cheese and nutritional yeast with ww crackers. Green beans. Peaches. <BR> <BR> Eggs and oats. Made with sauteed chopped onion. Raspberries. <BR> <BR> Tomato soup and hard cheese. Crackers or toast. Banana. <BR> <BR> Chicken, marinara sauce, ww pasta. Broccoli. Salad. <BR> <BR> Grass-fed beef, onion, and green pepper. Tomato sauce. Roasted potatoes. Apples with cinnamon. <BR> <BR> Hummus and cheese or cottage cheese in ... Sat, 18 Aug 2012 22:45:11 EST What a difference a year makes! One year ago today I found SparkPeople. Thanks to inspiration from my brother, my sister, and my brother-in-law, I searched for an easy app on our smart phone. SparkPeople's was it. <BR> First I thought, I'll just track what I'm doing, and see. I won't necessarily make any changes. <BR> After one day tracking I could see that I was eating way too much fat, sodium, calories. I learned so much from weighing and measuring. I learned I had no idea what a serving size was. <BR> And I learned to ... Tue, 26 Jul 2011 21:19:51 EST challenged by choices Visiting in Texas. Not always easy to choose the place. H <BR> As a guest, did the best I could, and tracked everything. <BR> I used the resources of SparkPeople to search for nutrient-rich foods. <BR> A challenge in our marketing country! <BR> Sun, 3 Oct 2010 21:37:34 EST Dinner at Doolittle's Excellent talapia, great wild rice, delicious summer squash and carrots. All things I could fit into the day's allowance. <BR> About halfway through the large portions, I got the message, I could stop. I had eaten enough. It was a good feeling. <BR> I stopped, and was able to take home the rest of that good food, to eat later tomorrow, or later. <BR> Thanks, SparkPeople, for making this possible. <BR> <em>304</em> Fri, 17 Sep 2010 23:15:53 EST Survived the State Fair I knew it would be challenging. But I didn't have the sense to look up some of the foods I'd be tempted with. I found falafel in pita, with lettuce. and I found water. and coffee. More water at that point would have been better, instead I ordered <BR> <BR> deep fried cheese curds. 759 calories in one serving. <BR> <BR> I ate 2/3 of the order at 2:30 pm and I didn't eat more after that. <BR> no supper even. I walked a lot at the fair, and took another 25 min walk in the evening. It was eas... Sun, 5 Sep 2010 23:35:55 EST