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Posts: 7,020 1/2/13 10:41 A
Baking for me is a ticket to failure with weight loss. Just for me...
current weight: 148.8
Posts: 3,872 1/2/13 10:39 A
I love to bake... will start looking for some healthy treats to incorporate into this healthier new year!!!
Pounds lost: 15.0
Fitness Minutes: (5,895) Posts: 239 1/2/13 7:59 A
I like to bake simple things. Breakfast cakes, brownies. I am not a cake or pie baker.
current weight: 147.2
Fitness Minutes: (25,811) Posts: 1,586 1/1/13 11:34 P
I'd much rather bake than cook, especially when it's snowing outside! Makes the house feel warm and cozy, I guess!
current weight: 163.3
Fitness Minutes: (48,575) Posts: 15,336 1/1/13 9:16 P
Yep however don't get the time very often and find buying for hubby's lunches is so much easier....
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current weight: 134.0
Posts: 10,305 1/1/13 8:02 P
I enjoy baking (& the eating) so I'm working on doing that less often.
current weight: 159.0
Fitness Minutes: (43,002) Posts: 12,936 1/1/13 7:34 P
Yes, I do, unfortunately! Try not to except for special occasions.
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current weight: 205.0
Fitness Minutes: (8,165) Posts: 5,320 1/1/13 7:10 P
I love to bake and I love to cook,but, what I cook I eat, so I limit to special occasions.
current weight: 171.4
Posts: 2,607 1/1/13 5:04 P
I can bake, don't enjoy it very much, much better cook.
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Posts: 1,867 1/1/13 5:00 P
I can bake cookies. That's about it. I'm a cooker though
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Pounds lost: 23.0
Fitness Minutes: (41,540) Posts: 5,622 1/1/13 4:56 P
I do not bake at all and I cook like a mad hatter, never ending cooking I do for everyone LOL
Baking is a no no for me. I would weigh 9,000 pounds!
current weight: 148.8
Posts: 23,722 1/1/13 3:23 P
yes my kids say I'm a better baker then a cook
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current weight: 198.0
Fitness Minutes: (98,419) Posts: 6,527 1/1/13 2:10 P
I usually LOVE to bake especially during the fall/winter time when its cold outside & I have time. Unfortunately this year with our crazy weather patterns along the NC coastline its just been too warm outside on the days I am actually scheduled off and would have the opportunity to do some baking. I like to give some away where me & my husband bring stuff to work for co-workers to share, my son's bus driver, mailperson, UPS & FedEx delivery guys, and then I store a bunch in our freezer to enjoy the rest of the year in moderation.
This year- just hasn't really happened for me. I only have chocolate whoopie pies in the freezer but not a whole lot of cookies, breads, and muffins.
Fitness Minutes: (73,602) Posts: 5,308 1/1/13 1:12 P
I do love to bake, and eat what I bake. Sigh!
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current weight: 144.0
Posts: 10,951 1/1/13 1:08 P
I LOVE to bake!! The problem is I have to be very careful WHAT I bake because I also love to eat baked goods!!
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current weight: -5.2 under
Posts: 6,167 1/1/13 12:31 P
I love to bake. I have a gluten intolerance so that helps me not eat what I am baking.
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current weight: 131.6
Posts: 5,737 1/1/13 12:24 P
I use to love to--especially bread (until I found out hubby didn't care that much. I was actually doing it for me.)
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Fitness Minutes: (10,191) Posts: 5,112 1/1/13 11:28 A
I do SOME !!! I am not very good at baking so it's kept to a minimum but I do love to cook !!!
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current weight: 210.4
Posts: 27,001 1/1/13 10:57 A
yes, but not at home. I work as a cook for an assisted living facility.
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Pounds lost: 12.2
Posts: 7,020 1/1/13 10:02 A
Used to bake lots from cookies, cakes, pies, breads, etc. That is one of the many reasons I gained up to the morbidly obese category. I no longer bake anything. It is a critical way to slip back into old and destructive habits. It just isn't worth taking a chance.
current weight: 148.8
Fitness Minutes: (120) Posts: 11,107 1/1/13 9:09 A
I bake...I eat...so I don't bake much...LOL
One thing I would love to try baking is bread. Not quick breads, but the real deal yeast breads.
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A person who wants something WILL find a way....a person who doesn't will find an excuse.
Which do you prefer? The pain of self discipline?....or...the pain of self regret?
current weight: 132.0
Fitness Minutes: (30,887) Posts: 974 1/1/13 8:49 A
I love to bake! I used to make wedding cakes, birthday cakes, pastry swans, etc. Now, I have trained two other people how to decorate and baked and gave away all my pans and supplies. Because....I eat way to much icing!
Now I satisfy my baking jones by challenging myself to bake delicious sugar free desserts. Seriously, I only have one cup of flour in my pantry, as I'm letting my less healthy items dwindle away. I have made sugar free pumpkin pie, cheese cakes and cupcakes. For icing, I use a dollop of sugar free cool whip or eat them naked.
My favorite cupcake recipe is one I got from Hungry Girl. Use a sugar free cake mix or low sugar and add 12 oz. diet soda. The possibilities are many. Lemon, chocolate, you name it.
current weight: 203.0
Fitness Minutes: (20,700) Posts: 1,829 1/1/13 7:31 A
I LOVE to cook, be it baking or any other method. If only I could keep up with the dishes! I try to be conservative about my oven use, such as: cooking more than 1 thing at a time, only using the oven at night during the Summer, leaving the door open to heat my apartment after I've turned it off. I think I use my oven about once a week.
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Pounds lost: 0.0
Posts: 27,849 1/1/13 7:14 A
Yes, I like to bake but I don't do much of it. I do fix cakes when I have visitors. I know how to fix pies but the crust is not that good. There are several meat dishes that I put into the oven. I can easily go a week or ten days without ever turning on my oven.
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