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Monday 25th

BREAKFAST

Greek  Yogurt,  Chocolate,  and  Blue Parfait (5 PP)

Greek Yoghurt, Chocolate and Blue Parfait

I layered this up in a glass and it looked yummy before I even started.  I used the Kirkland (Costco) 0% Greek Yoghurt (3/4 Cup = 2 Points Plus).  It is by far my favourite plain greek yoghurt it is very rich and creamy.  For the berries I used blackberries.  I think next time I will use blueberries, I think they have a little more flavour.  You can use any cereal as long as it has a value of 2 Points Plus.  I just measured out 2 Points worth of granola.  I divided up to make three layers.  It was delicious.

Greek Yoghurt, Chocolate and Blue Parfait (5 Points Plus)

Serves 1

  • 3/4 Cup 0% Greek yogurt
  • 1  cup berries
  • 1/2 cup 2 point cereal
  • 1  tsp Mini Chocolate Chips

LUNCH

Vegetable Frittata (3 PP)

Ham and Cheese Scone (5 PP)

Banana ( 0 PP)

Vegetable Frittata with Scone

My yoghurt parfait from this morning really satisfied me.  I am sure it is the protein content on the Greek Yoghurt that does it.  Whenever I have protein for my breakfast it always keeps me going for longer.

Lunch today was leftover Roasted Vegetable Frittata and a slice of Ham & Cheese Scone, so was extremely quick and easy to pack up and take to work today.  It tasted just as good today as it did on Saturday.  I didn’t take my plate to work, just used the same picture!!!!

DINNER

Sloppy Joe Pizza ( 5 PP)

Green Salad with 1 Tbsp Dressing (2 PP)

Sloppy Joe Pizza

The actual recipe for this used pizza dough, but I wanted to use my Flatout Bread as a pizza base.  Much lower in points value.  The veggies I chose were some baby spinach, sliced red onion and grape tomatoes.  It was very tasty.  The Flatout Bread was great as a thin pizza base.  I really really enjoyed it.  It was pretty filling with a green salad as well.  It was really quick to pull together because it used the leftover Sloppy Joe mix from Saturday.  I really do like it when you can make something and then turn it into something else for another day.

Sloppy Joe Pizza ( 6 Points Plus)

Serves 2

  • 2 Flatout Flatbreads
  • 1/2 Cup leftover Tuscan Sloppy Joe
  • 1/2 Cup Shredded Part Skim Mozzarella
  • Selection of favourite veggies

Preheat oven to 350 degrees and bake flatout bread for about 7 mins.

Remove from oven and spread sloppy joe mix thinly on each pizza,  Sprinkle with half the cheese.  Now add veggies of choice.  Sprinkle on the remaining cheese.

Bake in oven for about 7 mins until cheese is nice and bubbly.

EXTRAS

Apple (0 PP)

Mini Bag Brookside Dark Chocolate Pomegranate (2 Points Plus)

Celery Sticks ( 0 PP)

1/4 Cup Salsa Cheese Ball (2 Points Plus)

My daughter-in-law made this low calorie cheese ball and worked out the nutritional info on it.  You can find the recipe at  A Girl’s Journey from Fat to Fat Free Day 53, delicious spread up the middle of the celery sticks!!

DAILY STATS

24 Daily Points Plus

Earned 2 Activity Points

Day 12

Middle of the week is here. Valentine’s/Anniversary tomorrow then off to Great Falls after work on Friday.

My daughter-in-law shared this on her blog A Girls’ Journey from Fat to Fat Free today and I loved it ….

10 weight loss commandments

Dr. Oz also has a set of commandments which I love ..

1. Thou Shalt Not Wear Pants that Stretch – Your clothing is an early-warning system for weight gain. When it’s getting hard to snap your jeans, you know it’s time to be vigilant. Wearing stretchy clothes allows you to live in ignorance of how your body is growing, making it easier to pack on pounds without knowing it.

2. Thou Shalt Not Keep Fat Clothes in Your Closet – When you keep the clothes you wore at an unhealthy weight, it gives you a back-up plan if the pounds don’t come off. Instead, force yourself to stay on track by 86ing your “fat pants.”

3. Thou Shalt Not Eat Meat That Walks on Four Legs More Than Once a Week – Meat that comes from an animal with 4 legs is higher in saturated fat (the unhealthy kind) than that which comes from 2-legged animals such as chickens, or animals with no legs, like fish. Plus: women who eat large amounts of red meat more than once a week have a 50% higher chance of dying from heart disease and have higher cancer rates.

4. Thou Shalt Not Graze – Plan your meal before you open the refrigerator, get what you need, and close the door. Opening it throughout the day leads to impulsive choices and overeating.

5. Thou Shalt Not Eat After 7:30pm – When you eat late at night you are more likely to be eating in front of the TV (when you won’t pay attention to how much you’re putting in your mouth) and you’re more likely to pick high-calorie snacks.

6. Thou Shalt Not Pile Food More than 1 Inch High or Within 2 Inches of the Plate Edge – Larger portions equal more calories. ‘Nuff said.

7. Thou Shalt Not Chew Food Less than 20 Times Per Bite – Chewing allows your body to realize that you are eating food, prompting it to create a sensation of fullness at the appropriate time. When you don’t chew enough, you get ahead of that process, eating well past when you are actually satisfied.

8. Thou Shalt Not Covet Thy Neighbor’s Plate – Spend your day nibbling bites on someone else’s sandwich or afternoon snack, and you will add on 1,000 calories easy.

9. Thou Shalt Not Carry Small Bills – Nothing loves a small bill better than a vending machine. When you have them at the ready, you are one step closer to an impulsive, calorie-loaded afternoon slip up.

10. Thou Shalt Not Eat While Standing Up – Eating sitting down enables you to be aware of what you’re eating and eat it slowly so that your body can tell you your full before it’s too late.

Finished the remainder of the Protein Pancake batter this morning.   Was all out of bananas (how did that happen I always have bananas on hand!!)  So just a little E D Smith Sugar Free syrup this morning.

I think my favourite food is Tex Mex.  So tonight we are having Easy Beef & Bean Burritos.  I usually make my hubby’s with a 12″ flour tortilla and change mine up to a Flatout Flatbread.  A 12″ white flour tortilla is about 8 Points plus and the Flatout flatbread is 3 points plus.  So by doing that it reduces the points value of the Beef & Bean Burrito down to 8 Points plus.

Note to self — must get some more of the Flatout flatbread at the weekend, they don’t sell them here in Canada.

Think dinner will be late this evening.  I have an appointment as soon as I close up the store at 5:30 to get my nails done.  So I probably won’t get home until almost 7 and I have my Visiting Teachers dropping by at 7:15.  I need to get my The Firm Express workout done too, Wednesday is cardio day.  I know if I eat and sit down, I won’t do it!!!!  Maybe I will change as soon as I get in from my nails and get the 20 minute workout in before Laurel and Lindsay arrive.  I will be a bit pink and sweaty but ……….

Cycle 1 ignite

The evening didn’t go quite as planned.  I didn’t get home from nail appointment until 7:45, so I missed Laurel and Lindsey.  I was determined to get that 2nd workout in – how can you not make an extra effort on the first week of a new program!!!!  So by the time I changed and did this.  It was well after 9 o’clock by the time I had dinner.  Thankfully dinner was easy because I had already done the prep work, so I basically had to just throw it together and serve with a small tossed green salad.

Easy Beef and Bean Burritos (11 Points+)

Serves 4

  • 1/3 pound Extra Lean Ground Beef
  • 1/3 cup Oatmeal 1/2 Tbsp Chili Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Ground Cumin
  • 1 (10oz) package frozen chopped Spinach, defrosted
  • 2/3 cup Chunky Salsa
  • 1 (16oz) can Black Beans, drained
  • Salt and Pepper to taste
  • 1/3 cup Colby Cheese, shredded
  • 2/3 cup Cilantro, chopped
  • 4 (12″) Flour Tortillas

In a large nonstick skillet, brown ground beef and oatmeal over medium heat for 8 to 10 minutes, or until no longer pink, stirring occasionally.  Remove from heat, pour off any drippings and blot well with paper towels.

Season beef mixture with chili powder, ground cumin, defrosted spinach, chunky salsa, black beans and salt and pepper to taste.  Remove from heat.

Stir in grated cheese and chopped cilantro.

To serve, spoon beef and bean mixture in the centre of each tortilla,

Fold bottom edge up over filling, fold sides into centre, overlapping edges and roll up.

Per serving:  491 Calories, 16g Fat, 24g Protein, 62g Carbs, 10g Fibre (11 Points+)

DAILY POINTS PLUS

25 Points Plus (39 WPA remaining)

Earned 4 Activity Points Plus (Total for the week 20)

FIT BIT STATS

Steps – 6,499

Stairs – 12

Miles – 2.86

Active Score – 602

5000 Steps10 Floors

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