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10/22/14 7:52 P

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We had several days of training in the office this week, and a Subway Tray was brought in each day. I enjoyed the lunch one of the days, but today I packed my lunch and ate it.

I was proud of myself. emoticon

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I'm new here too - not sure what the 'rules' are yet! but I have to take packed food every day:- my favourites are a Waldorf Salad of celery, apple, cheese, raisins, with mayo/yoghourt mixture. That's a meal. Snacks:- apple with a few nuts or a stick of cheese; or nuts and raisins; a banana; a yoghourt; crispbreads with nut butter plus some raw veg like peppers

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Hi I am new to this group and I work 40 hrs a week at a grocery store. What are some ideas to take for my two breaks and a half hour lunch. Easy to prepare.

We didn't gain our weight over night so we aren't gonna lose it overnight.

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Kale and black beans

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Awesome, thank you!

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4/14/14 11:52 P

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Here are a couple of good articles: strategymagazine.com/wellness/browse-all/w
hen-food-becomes-the-enemy
And this one is specifically for clean feeding the kids: http://strategymagazine.com/wellness/brows
e-all/danielle-walkers-tips-for-kid-fr
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2/18/14 6:02 P

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kale, spinach, cottage cheese and wheat bulgur seasoned with garlic and white pepper emoticon

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Kale, tuna, and black beans with mandarin oranges is a combo I may need to try. I'm not sure about the craisins . . . the last ones I tried were sugar laden. I have spinach (substitute for kale) on hand and may try this next week. (Right now I have a big bowl of mixed greens w/onion, carrot, cauliflower, and green pepper that I must use up first.)

Today I had a simple garden salad with a boiled egg with a sprinkle of Parmesan cheese and home made yogurt dressing. . (about 150 calories)

Saving some calories for a big dinner later.


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GW: 135 (goal range: 130-140)
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2/17/14 10:12 A

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Kale tuna salad: kale + 1 can of tuna + black beans + craisins + mandarin oranges + raspberry vinaigrette + nuts (optional)

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2/16/14 2:35 P

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1 c each kale and cauliflower stir fried in 1 T evoo with garlic and 1/2 C cottage cheese.

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2/16/14 1:45 P

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Boiled chicken meat with onion, pickle, homemade yogurt 'dressing' on a lettuce wrap. Yummy!
I had TWO! Later, an orange for a snack.



Update! NO MORE Wiggle room on my weight! Still figuring out how to keep balance and stay in charge. Staying active but could step it up again.

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GW: 135 (goal range: 130-140)
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2/3/14 2:58 P

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Lunch today: Stir fry veggie (grn pepper, mushroom, onion, yellow squash) and scrambled eggs.


Lunch Sunday: Home made 'taco' salad. Homemade tortilla on griddle, garden salad, plain low-fat Greek yogurt (to substitute for sour cream), home made chili (low meat, extra tomatoes, onions, green pepper, etc.)

Update! NO MORE Wiggle room on my weight! Still figuring out how to keep balance and stay in charge. Staying active but could step it up again.

SW: 275-276 Ht. 5'6"
GW: 135 (goal range: 130-140)
CW: WAS 124.7 NOW: 143.5
My focus is health AND fitness! And LOSING 10 lbs. again!
(I'm STILL getting
there . . . )


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2/3/14 9:38 A

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I was in a hurry today and was up late last night, LUCKILY, I found some tasty soups from Aldi this last week that are pretty darn clean! They have this new SImplyNature brand, and even tho the ingredients list is a long one, there isn't anything listed that I couldn't find in my kitchen. Today is Orgnanic Chicken Noodle Soup, with a banana and an apple/banana fruit squeeze packet (also, the SimplyNature brand).

-Jenn

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hi everyone, usually lunch time for me coincides with my after workout smoothie, so most of the time if have a muscle milk smoothie with banana, chia seeds, flax, hemp hearts and that pretty much fills me up until snack time, today it will be tomato basil soup, love the clean recipes and the ideas for healthy everything in the magazine

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1/19/14 12:38 P

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I like this for my weekend lunches when I'm home:

Make ahead: Spaghetti Squash, ground turkey seasoned with italian spices, etc, cooked.

Preheat oven to 375, spray a pie dish with Pam (non-stick spray), layer bottom of pan with hand full of fresh spinach leaves, some sliced mushrooms, some cherry tomatoes ( I slice mine in half or fourths) then a cup of spaghetti squash on top of that, then 6 oz of the cooked seasoned ground turkey on top of that.

Cook for 20 minutes at 375 degrees in oven. Take out and top with some grated parmesan cheese and enjoy!

Filling, delicious, healthy and delicious!

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1/16/14 2:38 P

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Quick grab and go---

Boiled eggs (boiled last night). A little salt & pepper and it's lunch.

This afternoon I had an orange.

I try to bring a few simple options (an apple, orange, and pear for example) if I am eating lunch away from home or on the run. I don't have to prepare or eat them all today, but have them to choose from. Canned tuna is a good 'easy' lunch.

What I like is you don't always have to think about 'preparing' an apple or an orange. Just wash and/or peel and eat.

Update! NO MORE Wiggle room on my weight! Still figuring out how to keep balance and stay in charge. Staying active but could step it up again.

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GW: 135 (goal range: 130-140)
CW: WAS 124.7 NOW: 143.5
My focus is health AND fitness! And LOSING 10 lbs. again!
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Hello, I'm new! I'm eating so weird not, I ate a fish meal in AM about 8, haddock fish and fresh spinich cooked with some garlic. Then for lunch I just grabbed a granola bar and a coffee with little 2% milk for cream. (didn't want to heat up fish at school.)

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Sounds good, anything you can make ahead is what I'm interested in. I'll look up the recipe. Thanks! Bri

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1/14/14 9:43 P

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It's a good wake up call. I had one at Christmas and had terrible heartburn! I will remember how bad it made me feel for a very long time!
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1/14/14 11:16 A

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1 or 2 oranges and a dozen+/- cashews.

(eating extra light today, due to a 'cheat' this a.m. -- 1/2 doughnut -- my bad!)

BTW . . . that doughnut . . . was AWFUL!!!!!
-- the dough was gooey and tasteless and the sweet was so sweet you couldn't taste much else. Ugh! It reminds me why I quit!



Edited by: PAM_COOPER at: 1/14/2014 (11:38)
Update! NO MORE Wiggle room on my weight! Still figuring out how to keep balance and stay in charge. Staying active but could step it up again.

SW: 275-276 Ht. 5'6"
GW: 135 (goal range: 130-140)
CW: WAS 124.7 NOW: 143.5
My focus is health AND fitness! And LOSING 10 lbs. again!
(I'm STILL getting
there . . . )


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1/13/14 9:46 P

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Yesterday I made Rachel Ray's turkey burger recipe and packed them up for the week. I put them on some spring mix salad with tomatoes. And a dill pickle. Yum... emoticon

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1/9/14 1:24 A

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One slice of whole wheat toast, peanut butter, apple, nonfat milk. Is that clean?

"Make one healthy choice, then make another!"

"Better is better"

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Turkey Bacon BLT on pumpernickel. Is that clean?

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12/10/13 1:17 P

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Leftover homemade chicken and dumplins for me today.

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Start saying "I will!!!"

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I was good about shopping and preparing my food over the weekend - I just packed my lunch in under 5 minutes. So much better when I am organized then when I try to wing it!

There are two ways to live: you can live as if nothing is a miracle; you can live as if everything is a miracle.
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12/6/13 6:03 A

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Shop weekly and prepare on the weekend. I have a really big lunch bag/cooler I pack. I also pack a lot of cut fruit and veggies to snack on. I don't rely on the cafeteria at work because that can lead to a not so healthy choice.

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Cabbage with sausage and a side of pinto beans for today.

Adversity is just opportunity!!

Stop saying "I wish".
Start saying "I will!!!"

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I have been packing my lunch successful for the last 4-5 weeks. I usually bring a vegetarian chili, or some other bean dish and this week I am eating a vegetable lasagna with whole wheat noodles for lunch.

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Today was homemade chicken and barley soup.

Adversity is just opportunity!!

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I try to eat at least 1 clean meal a day.

Today's lunch:

cup of black beans cooked with spices (dried rosemary, chicken
bouillion cube, paprika, cumin, pepper, coriander seeds).
2 medium tortilla wraps
2 large eggs scrambled with salt and pepper
grape tomatoes
1 medium cucumber sliced
1 large container of tea: (Tetley black tea, peppermint tea,
cinnamon apple Celestial Seasonings brand)

1 small mcintosh apple for snack



yesterday's lunch:
leftover Oatmeal (a big bowl sized)
2 small apples
1 large container of tea (same as today's)


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today way a grilled turkey burger on whole wheat with sweet potatoe fries (baked) and a small mixe green salad (no dressing)

the turkey burger and sweet potatoe fries were too much - so I ended up eating the salad as a late afternoon snack

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Awesome choices - I have my own garden and greenhouse here in the Windy City and love what I grow. Interesting is if I have to buy something from the local store I am so disappointed - never really knew what food tasted like until you grow it without chemicals OMGosh the best - just flavor and no need for salt etc

So wish you well in your journey

Pay attention to your fruit - I see 3 + servings and 4+ veggies - try for more veggies and less fruits.

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I have made a choice to start eating clean, and so I started changing what I (and my family) eat. I am trying hard to switch to organic, toxin-free food, and I try to buy from local farmers. Cutting out the processed sugar, the saturated fat, and not buying anything in a box or package is tricky, but it can be done. My goal is to wean ourselves off of fast-food & processed meals by growing my own garden, composting, buying organically from natural food stores and Farmer's Markets.
Here is my typical weekly grocery list:

Breakfast:
- home-made granola (no additives preservatives) with almond, rice or soymilk
- plain yogurt with fresh berries or fruit
- cage-free, fresh eggs (from a local farm)
- a Nutri-bullet smoothie, comprised of 2 cups of greens (kale/ spinach, etc...) & 2 cups of fruit (apples, pineapples, etc..)

Lunch:
- grapes, strawberries, baby carrots, celery
- tuna packed in water, with Vegenaise (a substitute for mayo) & home-made wheat bread
- an orange or a pear
- cashews, pumpkin seeds, peanuts, pine nuts, etc... (without salt or preservatives)
- salad mix with avocado, almonds, carrots, etc...

Dinner:
- 1 cup starch: Basmati rice, white or brown, corn-on-the-cob, couscous, baked red potatoes
- 1 vegetable: broccoli, carrots, cauliflower, or green beans (steamed)
- protein: tofu, edamame, whitefish, salmon, lentil soup, red bean soup, green pea soup

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red beans (made from the ones in the bag)
1/2 avacado

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leftovers, usually

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2bdynamic , it's called "eating clean" because that's what it is. Simply eating food from nature, clean the way it was intended, untainted by chemicals or processing. Keeping your body "clean" from junk.

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Just starting with clean eating but here is my lunch today:

Spring salad greens mix topped with 1 plum tomato and fresh mozerella. A drizzle of basalmic vinegret.

also had some pistachios(1/2 cup still in shell)

and red grapes (3/4 cup)

Hope it is clean enough for starting out.

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1 1/2 baked potato - only salt and pepper
1 small tomato
1/2 of a fresh avacado

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usually "clean" leftovers from dinner

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As a newbie, I am wondering, "Why do they call it CLEAN?" ............. Can someone explain to a rookie? ........... emoticon

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Chicken Curry Quinoa
Cut up a few organic chicken thighs
Saute with 1/2 an onion in Coconut Oil
Toss in 2 diced zucchini (whatever you happen to have in fridge)
Spice up with yellow curry powder, turmeric, garlic powder and salt (to taste)
Stir in 2 cups chicken (or veggie broth) and 2 cups water
Bring to boil
Stir in 2 Cups Organic Quinoa
Lower heat and cover for 20 mins

Prep time ~30 mins
Travels well and makes enough for several lunches. Perfect with a nice ripe pear!



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I sautéed some onions and beets in butter and bbq sauce and added some kidney beans at the end.

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Went to a family reunion today and ate . . . let's say I am just calling it a 'free' day.

2 days of compromising food choices . . . but, did a fair job of being discretionary and stayed in my calorie range.

Yesterday, I ate tortilla chips at the Mexican restaurant . . . in excess, but, ordered a fajita plate and took half home.

Today, I had fried chicken but, skipped desserts and the high calories side dishes.

So, I will back on track for Monday.

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Update! NO MORE Wiggle room on my weight! Still figuring out how to keep balance and stay in charge. Staying active but could step it up again.

SW: 275-276 Ht. 5'6"
GW: 135 (goal range: 130-140)
CW: WAS 124.7 NOW: 143.5
My focus is health AND fitness! And LOSING 10 lbs. again!
(I'm STILL getting
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Today was a Berry Almond Chicken Salad from Wendy's with only one packet of the Raspberry Viniagrette

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5/25/13 3:46 P

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3 cups sautéed veggies over 1/2 cup rice
(onions, green peppers, zucchini, carrots, beets, mushrooms)

Edited by: EOCROSSFITMOM at: 5/25/2013 (15:47)
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Mimi of 2 (7 mob & due June 2015)

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Autoimmune disorder & food allergies:
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Ticker: Start Aug 11 - Goal Nov 19


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5/22/13 11:45 P

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I had a veggie omelet and a piece of whole wheat bread with pickled sweet peppers for a 'relish' on the side. Later, I had a banana for mid afternoon snack.

Update! NO MORE Wiggle room on my weight! Still figuring out how to keep balance and stay in charge. Staying active but could step it up again.

SW: 275-276 Ht. 5'6"
GW: 135 (goal range: 130-140)
CW: WAS 124.7 NOW: 143.5
My focus is health AND fitness! And LOSING 10 lbs. again!
(I'm STILL getting
there . . . )


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I had a pastrami roll up and a banana today ... Two Romaine lettuce leaves with 1 Tbsp hummus spread on them, a slice of Munster cheese, and 1/2 ounce of pastrami - all rolled up like a burrito :)

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Mimi of 2 (7 mob & due June 2015)

Marine Veteran / Army Daughter / Air Force Mom

Autoimmune disorder & food allergies:
Chicken, Dairy, Egg, Gluten, Peanut, & Soy Free

Ticker: Start Aug 11 - Goal Nov 19


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Vicky, I learned a few things from my daughter (who underwent weight loss surgery and also frequents fast food places). She asks! This trips them up from time to time but many places will accommodate special orders.

Here are my tips and the ones I learned from my daughter:
Ask for just the chicken fillet without bread or sauces. At Taco Bell they will serve taco salad without the shell (or just don't eat it if they won't accommodate). Get the side salad and bring your own salad dressing. Never ever get the fries and skip the beef most of the time. Wendy's has baked potatoes -- omit the sour cream and butter and learn to like it with a little salt and pepper or it is good too with a little added 'lite' dressing instead. KFC has roasted chicken (not sure of the prep ingredients--so you should research) you can also get green beans there too. The coleslaw and baked beans should be avoided if you are counting calories. Taco Bell will sometimes sell their shredded chicken in a bowl by itself. Skip the bread and wraps and just eat what is inside--order dressings and sauces on the side for control in how much you are getting. (Some salad dressings can be as much as 150 calories or more for 2 tablespoons. Scary.) Watch those 'healthy' salads fast food places offer -- the dressings and some of the ingredients can add up fast--remove the chips and croutons for starters. Nuts (on salads) are good for you but may push you over the calorie wall if you have too many. Subway has a great 'chop salad' just order with 1/2 the meat and choose a low calorie dressing (on the side) without oil if you can. Captain D's offer's baked fish--ask that no butter or oils to be added when they cook yours. McDonald's has a few healthy choices like sliced apples (but probably cheaper if you just buy one at the farmers market though) and yogurt and fruit parfaits.

Some ideas from the 'peanut gallery' hope this helps . . . .

Edited by: PAM_COOPER at: 5/19/2013 (12:22)
Update! NO MORE Wiggle room on my weight! Still figuring out how to keep balance and stay in charge. Staying active but could step it up again.

SW: 275-276 Ht. 5'6"
GW: 135 (goal range: 130-140)
CW: WAS 124.7 NOW: 143.5
My focus is health AND fitness! And LOSING 10 lbs. again!
(I'm STILL getting
there . . . )


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5/19/13 7:26 A

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Eat alot of lunches in fast foods can't afford a good restraunt ! I need a plan for Wendys and burger king ! emoticon

sunrise141 caption of the team GOD ANSWERS PRAYER.My first name is Vickie. Just got off of predisone have gained weight and quite logging my food but am starting back today logging what i eat and cutting down on sugar !


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5/18/13 2:22 P

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Left-over stir-fried veggies from last night ... carrots, broccoli, onion, bell pepper

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Mimi of 2 (7 mob & due June 2015)

Marine Veteran / Army Daughter / Air Force Mom

Autoimmune disorder & food allergies:
Chicken, Dairy, Egg, Gluten, Peanut, & Soy Free

Ticker: Start Aug 11 - Goal Nov 19


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I shall be having speghetti with broccoli and scrambled egg and strawberries. I am trying not to eat as much meat as it is my weakness.

Take a step at a time in the right direction - and you will surely arrive.



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I work from home with a mixed up schedule so breakfast/lunch (brunch) is one meal and I have dinner and a few small snacks throughout the day into the evening.

I prepare my own foods and seldom eat processed foods.

For 'brunch' my favorite meal is stir-fry (zucchini, onion, mushrooms, grn. pepper) with an egg as an omelet or on the side. Sometimes I'll add a slice of whole wheat bread and sliced tomatoes.

I also eat stir-fry vegetables (expanded selection on the combo above) on brown rice.

Other 'brunches' include a banana/strawberry smoothie made with almond milk and cocoa.
Sometimes, if I am cutting back for a bigger meal later, I may just eat the banana and a few (under 1/4 c.) almonds, peanuts or walnuts.

I love a bowl of vegetable soup when we have leftovers, usually with 2-3 crackers or none at all (depending on my calorie budget for the day)

I also like fat free cottage cheese and pineapple.

Salads with fat/sugar free vinaigrette dressing and a can of tuna or chicken breast meat are also very good too.

Homemade yogurt dressing with a veggie tray is a great meal when I am on the road.

I keep calories to about 200-300 for lunch and try to include some protein most days.

Update! NO MORE Wiggle room on my weight! Still figuring out how to keep balance and stay in charge. Staying active but could step it up again.

SW: 275-276 Ht. 5'6"
GW: 135 (goal range: 130-140)
CW: WAS 124.7 NOW: 143.5
My focus is health AND fitness! And LOSING 10 lbs. again!
(I'm STILL getting
there . . . )


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A cup of cole slaw mix and a couple of vegetable egg roles (sliced). Heat the two in the microwave for a minute and add some sweet/sour sauce. For dessert: a half cup of pureed banana, a tablespoon of semi-sweet chocolate chips, a tablespoon of sunflower seeds, 2 tablespoons of shaved coconut, and a quarter cup of cereal.

Filling and yummy! emoticon

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