Turkey Sandwich & Fruit

This is an easy lunch that the whole family will enjoy.   What you will ...

Krave Cereal- low calorie snack for your chocolate craving

Just discovered this new cereal by Kellogg’s called “Krave”. This is a perfect low calorie snack. There are two kinds, regular with real chocolate in the middle, or “chocolate chocolate”. My favorite is the chocolate chocolate, and it is only 120 calories for 3/4 cup. This makes a great grab-and-go snack for in between meals. [...]

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Petite Baby Carrots

Baby carrots with Lawry’s Garlic Salt. Yum!   Petite baby carrots are 10 calories per ounce. So, this snack is very low in calories. There are no calories in the seasoning, so this snack @ 3oz is only 30 calories!                   As always questions/comment welcome!

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Turkey Sandwich & Fruit

This is an easy lunch that the whole family will enjoy.   What you will need: Directions Using your scale measure out about 2oz of turkey. Slice tomato and lettuce how you like them. Put in between bread slices and add¬†condiment of your choice. I use mustard, it’s 0 calories! Be sure to add calories [...]

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Eating out- Chimis

Do you love Mexican food as much as I do? I could eat chips and salsa every single day! My family has a list of favorite restaurants here in Tulsa, and of those, about half of them are Mexican restaurants. For lunch today we chose Chimis. Their salsa is really fresh, packed with tomatoes and [...]

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Eating out- Popeyes Chicken

Naked Chicken! Dave and I were busy at work today and needed a quick lunch. We chose Popeye’s Chicken, where naked is pronounced neck-ed. Naked Chicken is their low-cal heart healthy option.     Lunch Total for lunch was 640 calories. Not terrible, but not great either. They were out of corn on the cob [...]

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Stir-Fry

Chicken, peanut butter, eggs, and veggies make up this delightful Stir fry meal.   What you will need: Directions Begin by placing the chicken tenders in the small fry pan and into the sink with cold water running over them. Add the whole bag approx. 5 cups of the frozen vegetables to a large skillet [...]

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Cheese Tortellini

A favorite at my house. This dinner is so easy! What you will need: Directions Follow the directions on the package to cook the tortellini. Drain, and add the can of spaghetti sauce to the pot. Heat the sauce up on med/high while you set the table. Portion 1/4 of the contents in the pot [...]

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Lunch at Genghis

Eating out- Genghis Grill

Yes, it is possible to eat out and still lose weight. Sometimes you just don’t feel like cooking. Today my husband and I had lunch at Gengis Grill. This is a great place to eat out while on a diet. You get so many choices of what you want to include in your meal. There [...]

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Chili Stuffed Bell Peppers

You wont believe how filling these are! I can barely eat the whole thing. Preheat oven to 350 degrees What you will need: Directions In a large pot combine crumble, diced tomatoes, beans, and seasoning. Cook at medium heat. While that is heating up, in a medium sauce pan bring water to boil. Cut the [...]

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Pita Pizza

Eating pizza on a diet? Yes, it can be done! Pita Pizza- diet pizza recipe. Preheat oven to 450 degrees What you will need: Directions Using a small knife cut the pitas in half separating them into two round circles. (see photos below) Lay out your pita circles onto a baking sheet, and throw them [...]

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