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Mexican cooking class - day 1
Monday, February 18, 2013      11 comments

Yesterday was the first day of the mexican cooking class. I was a little disappointed as I had hoped it would be more hands on rather than just watch and eat... but still, it was very interesting and I learned a few things. First thing he ... Read more
Indian spiced lentil soup
Saturday, February 16, 2013      6 comments

Yesterday's test was lentils. I love lentil soups and there are some great recipes on Kalynskitchen .com I blogged about the mexican lentil soup last month and yesterday I made a different one with spinach and coconut milk. www.kaly... Read more
Chicken parmesan
Friday, February 15, 2013      10 comments

Every other day or so I add a new "test food" to the already established "friendly foods" and it was time to test tomatoes. A lot of people are reactive to tomatoes and I know my DD who has rheumatoid arthritis has been told to avoid them as the... Read more
Valentine's Day treat
Thursday, February 14, 2013      8 comments

Going into town yesterday I looked everywhere for a card for DH and couldn't fine any, not even one on spanish! I did find a nice box with 4 chocolate covered strawberries (his favorite!). so that was our Valentine's Day treat. ... Read more
Veggie stir fry
Wednesday, February 13, 2013      7 comments

I had some coco sauce left over and wanted to test rice again. Last time I had rice I lost but that was in phase 1 and I wanted to make sure my body is really ok with rice. Rice has always been a food that got the blame for any weight gain. Now ... Read more
Chicken with spicy coco sauce
Tuesday, February 12, 2013      7 comments

I love the spicy coco sauce that's in The Plan cookbook (see previous blog). It goes well with lots of things and the other day I had it over chicken with a small salad and broccoli ... Read more
The Plan
Sunday, February 10, 2013      10 comments

Lots of people asked about info on the Lyn-Genet Plan. The book is called "the Plan" by Lyn-Genet Recitas, I got it on my Kindle through Amazon, where the first couple of chapters are available for free (click on"look inside") Her website... Read more
Pumpkin chia pudding and 10 pounds gone
Saturday, February 09, 2013      15 comments

Yesterday I stepped on the scale and did a little happy dance :) 141.6 - that is 10 pounds gone since January 1st!! My goal for the end of January was to get to or below 145. I never thought I'd go this low again. I now have my sights set on 140... Read more
Wilted spinach and chickpea salad
Wednesday, February 06, 2013      9 comments

The last 2 weeks on The Plan (Lyn-Genet) have been an amazing journey. I have discovered which foods cause a reaction (inflammation = weigh gain) in my body and should be limited or avoided. So far wheat and shrimp are on that list. The recipes ... Read more
Cream of broccoli soup (The Plan recipe)
Monday, February 04, 2013      13 comments

Over the last few days I have been experimenting with new foods and discovered I am mildly reactive to shrimp. I've had them twice in the last week and both times I was up 0.1 the next day. So I guess they are off the menu for now. Shrimp season... Read more
Saturday, February 02, 2013      12 comments

As I was getting on my yoga mat this morning to start my session, I noticed the sunrise and took a moment to snap a picture and enjoy the beautiful colors int he sky as the sun came up. ... Read more
30 days done - weigh-in and measure
Thursday, January 31, 2013      15 comments

After 30 days of eating better, cutting out sugar, wheat, grains, coffee, alcohol, soda and some dairy it is time to step on the scale and get the measuring tape out to see what happened... Weight: start 151.6 today 142.9 lost 8.... Read more
Day 30, The Plan day 12
Wednesday, January 30, 2013      5 comments

Today was the last day of the 30 day challenge. I cannot believe how fast this month has gone by and that the challenge will be over. I am keeping my focus as I like the way I feel and the meals I have eaten this month were really nice. I will t... Read more
Day 29, The Plan day 11, vegetable timbale
Wednesday, January 30, 2013      6 comments

Tomorrow is weigh-in day, the 31st - the end of the 30 day challenge. Maybe I celebrate with my first cup of coffee for the new year?? Yesterday we had a bit of an upset as we lost our DirectTv. Apparently it is illegal for DirectTv to broa... Read more
Day 28 - The Plan day 10
Tuesday, January 29, 2013      9 comments

Yesterday I went to the markets and found stuff I hadn't been able to find before. Manchego cheese, fresh ginger! Finally :0 They had it tucked away under the artichokes and I had a fun time digging some out (ouch - artichokes have sharp bits!) ... Read more

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