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12/23/12 7:10 P

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Hi Wanda,
Welcome to SP and the team!

Jackie
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12/23/12 6:41 P

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12/23/12 8:05 A

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Hi Wanda - welcome and good luck! I have found the people on SP to be very supportive and I think blogging and posting in forums helps a lot as you get lots of useful comments and good wishes.

I have been vegetarian for about 18 years - there are lots of vegetarian options out there so don't worry. I recommend using the Spark Recipes as well as they are not only low in calories but often very tasty. Beans and eggs are great sources of protein.

Happy Holiday season!

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12/22/12 5:35 P

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emoticon Hi, Wanda! Welcome!

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12/22/12 4:32 P

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Hi Wanda and emoticon .

There are a lot of vegetarian and vegan recipes in the SparkRecipes section under the Healthy Lifestyle tab. Check some of the earlier posts too. There was one for Holiday Foods and a link to a delicious glazed walnut loaf. I'm not too big on tofu so I try to steer clear of recipes with it. There are products that are soy free if you have a problem with soy. My faves are Gardein and Quorn brands.

Hope this helps you get started.

Ruth

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12/22/12 4:31 P

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emoticon i have lots of recipes that I have made that you can check out.

I recommend the book called Eat to Live by Joel Furhman

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By the way, I'm also new to the vegetarian lifestyle so any good recipes you want to share are welcome. I'll do the same.

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12/22/12 4:13 P

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Hi,

This isn't my first time with SP, but I'm new in the forums. I wasn't successful here in the past so i figure i need to do something different and ask for help sometimes.

I need a lifestyle change so I don't become a sick senior. I have over 50 ponds in all to loose and I'm getting started now before the new year begins. I am looking forward to sharing this experience with you all and I wish you all a successful weight loss journey.

Happy Holidays!

Wanda

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