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RENATA144 SparkPoints: (207,563)
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11/16/13 3:38 P

String beans

MMK113 SparkPoints: (17,921)
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11/16/13 12:59 P

Greek yogurt

11/16/13 12:57 P

roasted red peppers

MCCC75 SparkPoints: (25,022)
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11/16/13 9:07 A

I have been eating Yoplait Greek Yogurt -- it was okay but I found something I love much better and almost half of the calories: Dannon Fit and Light Greek Yogurt - Vanilla flavor! Excellent -- only 80 calories per serving, 12 protein and 50 sodium! Wow, felt like I won the jackpot! Really good stuff so creamy and thick!

WALIDGAZALA Posts: 8,106
11/16/13 8:49 A


QUADCMOM SparkPoints: (109,063)
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11/16/13 8:47 A

Sonic Vanilla Dish once per week. It's about 250 calories, has nutrients in it and I don't have to give up my ice cream. If you count it as your snack you are not cheating.

BUGABOOCHRISTY SparkPoints: (4,103)
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11/16/13 1:25 A

for snacks: activia yogurt mixed with a tablespoon of cool whip, lite popcorn, bananas, just the basics for now.

BOB5148 SparkPoints: (553,781)
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11/14/13 10:48 A


OLGA18 SparkPoints: (23,905)
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11/13/13 1:39 P

I have become a huge fan of the sweet potato which is a vegetable I had never eaten before. It's like vegetable candy!

RENWL123 Posts: 850
11/13/13 1:27 P

Either my low carb pizza or low carb pancakes.

11/13/13 12:37 P

I now splurge on my favorite fruits and vegetables - raspberries come to mind first. I used to pass them for cheaper fruits that I didn't like as much, or even canned! But if I want them just to eat I buy a small half pint just for myself.

WALIDGAZALA Posts: 8,106
11/13/13 10:00 A


ADIOSALL Posts: 5,197
11/13/13 8:03 A

Greek yogurt

MCCC75 SparkPoints: (25,022)
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11/13/13 6:56 A

THROOPER62 - that sounds delicious.... I have a really good white chicken chili I make for my family that has lots of poblanos, jalapenos, garlic, onion, great northern beans.... Always looking for new recipes that are figure friendly! I love turkey and am always looking for new ways to serve it.

THROOPER62 SparkPoints: (387,935)
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11/13/13 5:35 A

turkey white bean chili

KKLENNERT809 Posts: 10,742
11/12/13 9:08 P

Kale chips

JIACOLO SparkPoints: (564,954)
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11/12/13 9:05 P

Raspberries, green beans, or apples top my list of favorite foods

CICIBABY826 Posts: 1
11/12/13 7:51 P

Lately, celery with salsa. The crunchy celery makes me think of eating chips and salsa but way better for me! :-)

MCCC75 SparkPoints: (25,022)
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11/12/13 7:13 P

I am getting some great ideas from all of you! Thanks....

One new thing I just started to do last week was adding chopped green chiles (like Old El Paso) into a half of a hard-boiled egg white! Yum and makes it much more tasty. Egg whites are so good nutritionally. I normally eat them for breakfast and for a snack. I have been putting red cayenne pepper and onion powder or any other kind of seasoning to spice it up but I really like the green chiles. They are super low in calories and the sodium isn't bad for 2 tbsp -- it is 120 mg. I try to keep my sodium to below 1500 if I can so I splurge a little here.

ONTHEPATH2 SparkPoints: (159,005)
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11/12/13 2:11 P

crisp fresh fall apples!

KRAFTYKRAFT SparkPoints: (102,093)
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11/12/13 2:08 P

hmmm - this is like asking me to choose my favorite child :) However I have been enjoying bananas and greek yogurt lately

LOLA_LALA Posts: 659
11/12/13 1:39 P

Thanks so much, AZULVIOLETA, for your DELICIOUS way of preparing sweet potatoes! I love all kinds of roasted veggies, and your idea of sprinkling some smoked paprika over the thin rounds is something I'm definitely going to try!


JAMIRBLAZE Posts: 1,837
11/12/13 1:39 P

Currently, I'm digging butternut squash, roasted with seasonings and garlic. Honey mangoes may be my absolute favorite, but they aren't in season. I love food, and the key to my success has been tasty, healthy food, so my favorite can vary with the moment and what is in season.

RONNIEHUEY Posts: 12,033
11/12/13 1:27 P

Veggies and frozen grapes

SMCCULLOUGH429 SparkPoints: (3,606)
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11/12/13 1:12 P

I started my spark journey 4 weeks ago and my new favorite snack is hummus and cucumber! I'm always looking for new snacks to try.

AZULVIOLETA6 SparkPoints: (0)
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11/12/13 12:40 P

Sweet potatoes. They are not part of my food culture, but I got the idea by looking at the tracker of one of my SparkFriends.

Usually I just wash them, rub with olive oil, sprinkle with sea salt and bake them at 350 for about 90 minutes. Sometimes I slice them into thin rounds, add some smoked paprika and roast for 30 minutes. Mmmm.

Edited by: AZULVIOLETA6 at: 11/13/2013 (01:19)
MEXGAL1 SparkPoints: (569,271)
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11/12/13 9:31 A

greek yogurt

DRFOOTWEAR SparkPoints: (2,309)
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11/11/13 9:36 P

Emerald Breakfast On the Go Smores Nut Blend; my snack after I exercise.

11/11/13 9:14 P


LOLA_LALA Posts: 659
11/11/13 8:39 P

What has amazed me a great deal in my losing and maintaining a 75+ weight loss over the past four years is that I've come to appreciate - if not actually crave - great produce. From peppers to cucumbers to artichokes to the butternut squash now in season, I look forward to every bite!

RENATA144 SparkPoints: (207,563)
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11/11/13 11:28 A


RENATA144 SparkPoints: (207,563)
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11/11/13 11:27 A


RENATA144 SparkPoints: (207,563)
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11/11/13 11:26 A


RENATA144 SparkPoints: (207,563)
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11/11/13 11:26 A

Greek yogurt

11/11/13 7:55 A

Green chiles and tomatoes.

KAYAHSLOANE1 Posts: 10,549
11/11/13 6:50 A

I like eggs, soba noodles, quinoa, vegetables, fruit, salmon~

11/10/13 11:57 A

eggs, chicken and cottage cheese. The eggs and chicken i loved before my journey. I always hated cottage cheese, however, since my surgery I have started to love cottage cheese and can't get enough of it. I can't really understand that at all.

MCCC75 SparkPoints: (25,022)
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11/10/13 11:04 A

OBIESMOM2 - that sounds delicious! My son bought me a really nice crock pot last Christmas and I am trying to use it more. I will have to try that!

OBIESMOM2 SparkPoints: (255,247)
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11/6/13 12:54 P


one of my new favorites is to cook some type of meat in the Crock Pot; remove the meat (DH will eat that) and make barley mushroom soup with the stock. SOOOOO GOOD!

TIG123GER SparkPoints: (77,547)
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11/6/13 10:32 A

meatless tostadas

11/6/13 8:16 A

anything low carb!

LOLA_LALA Posts: 659
11/6/13 8:15 A

Mmm...cukes (especially the hydroponic kind!) and carrots... I love 'em, too!

Am going to have some delicious roasted buttercup (rounder, green - not butternut, which I also love) squash tonight!

FENWAYGIRL18 Posts: 5,868
11/6/13 1:51 A

lately I'm enjoying tons of cucumbers

TACDGB Posts: 6,136
11/5/13 11:19 P

I eat lots of carrots. But right now I have also been enjoying a baked apple.

ETHELMERZ Posts: 21,114
11/5/13 9:14 P

Skinny Cow frozen fudge bar on a stick, light laughing cow cheese, and egg substitute or egg whites. And lots of black coffee.

LOLA_LALA Posts: 659
11/5/13 7:18 P

Frozen wild blueberries (I use the Wyman's brand and defrost very slightly, adding sweetener).

So good!

Edited by: LOLA_LALA at: 11/5/2013 (19:19)
SHERYLDS Posts: 17,506
11/5/13 6:41 P

I love roasted brings out a totally different flavor (a little sweet and savory), but I'm also fond of creating all kinds of omelets with different veggies and a sprinkling of cheese on top. Grill the veggies then fold them into an omelet... Yum

JRRING Posts: 1,534
11/5/13 6:24 P

also greek yogurt but I like mine with a little jam and dry cereal

BLUENOSE63 SparkPoints: (108,021)
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11/5/13 5:55 P

I really really love Greek Yogurt but I add garlic, cucumber and dill to make it into tzadiki.

MCCC75 SparkPoints: (25,022)
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11/5/13 5:44 P

For me, I really have been enjoying all kinds of roasted vegetables. I put many and all types of veggies together at night and it seems like such a treat and so filling. Like right now, I am roasting sweet potatoes, onions, garlic, carrots, and cauliflower with just a 1/2 tablespoon of oil. I sprinkle a little rosemary, onion and garlic powder and bake for 25 minutes and it is so delicious. I add a very small pinch of salt after baking and that brings all the flavors together. So, whatever veggies I have in the fridge goes on the baking sheet and into the oven.
So, what is your favorite food/meal that you really enjoy eating on this program?

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