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Weekly Weigh In

Well, here it is Saturday morning, so I just got on the scales and ……  I lost exactly 1 pound.  You would think I would be happy right!  I wished it had been a little more though!!!!!!!!  But as I said last week I will reach my goal by the end of the year with a pound a week, so I should be pleased right!!!!

Week One – Lost 1 pound – 24 more to go!

The week was really busy for me, I have been bringing work home with me.  We are working on our e-commerce website.  We have a retail store selling printer cartridges and an e-commerce site.  At home I have been adding product and linking to printer models.  Very exciting stuff!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

I kept track of my eats (!) together with pictures.

So here goes the start of another week with 49 Weekly Points Plus.  I need to get some shopping done this morning before heading off to Calgary.  Bruce and I are going to see Les Miserables.

WEDNESDAY

Breakfast – Greek Yoghurt Parfait

Greek Yoghurt Parfrait

For my parfait I layered up Greek yoghurt, blueberries and Fibre one cereal – all 100% Simply Filling

Lunch – Ham “Thinwich”, Tomato, Watermelon/Kiwi Mix

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I really like the “thins”, I filled mine with sliced ham, lettuce, tomatoes and a little mustard.  This together with my sides made for a 100% Simply Filling lunch.

Dinner – Slow Cooker Pineapple Pork, Tossed Salad, Low Calorie Dressing

While at work today I had some pork tenderloin cooking in the slow cooker to make Slow Cooker Pineapple Pork.    I cooked enough for a couple of evenings and some lunches too.  So the pork was Simply Filling + 1WPA and 2 Points Plus for the dressing.

Daily Total:  Simply Filling + 3 Weekly Points Allowance

THURSDAY

Breakfast – Individual Blueberry Oatmeal Cup

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I really enjoy these for breakfast.  Today was a hot morning, so I decided to just eat it cold and I still enjoyed the flavor.  These cups are Simply Filling + 1WPA.

Lunch – Pineapple Pork Wrap, Watermelon, Grapes

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For lunch today I had some of the pork from last night and put it in a wrap with some lettuce, chopped tomatoes and grated carrot.  Very yummy.  I only had about a half portion of the meat, so it was 100% Simply Filling for my wrap.  The wraps I use are the Flatout wraps which are low calorie and so are part of the Weightwatchers Simply Filling Technique.  I had my wrap with some watermelon and grapes.  I have lots of watermelon cubed in the fridge ready to take and go!!

Dinner – Salmon Burger, Tossed Salad, Low Calorie Dressing

It is 28 degrees today, so we ate outside.  My fave thing to do!  I had a burger (grilled salmon in a thin ).  Topped with a little red pepper jelly and served up with salad and sliced watermelon.  ( Simply Filling + 3 WPA ) .  Also a nice easy one as I have my Zumba class on a Thursday at 8:30pm.

Daily Total – Simply Filling + 4 Weekly Points Allowance

 

FRIDAY

Breakfast – Individual Blueberry Oatmeal Cup

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Ate the last one this morning – maybe I will have to make some more this weekend!!  These cups are Simply Filling + 1WPA.

Lunch – Pineapple Pork Salad, Watermelon, Cherries

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I told you there was plenty of the pork!!!  I had this salad with some of the those French’s Fried Onions, they are obviously not Simply Filling, so it was 1 WPA for those and my dressing was 2 WPA.  Finished off the last of the cherries that I bought this week.  I love cherries and these were really good.  Also took some more watermelon to work with me too!  I bought a watermelon last Saturday, so it has been my main fruit this week.  When there are only two at home a watermelon goes a long way!

Dinner – Pineapple Pork Salad, Watermelon

My husband had to pop out of town on a business trip today and I wasn’t sure what time to expect him back.  I got busy when I got home and then about 7, I decided I really should fix myself something to eat.  The salad I had at lunch time was delicious, so I just decided to repeat it – lettuce, shredded carrots, baby tomatoes, sliced grapes, sliced pork, French’s Onions and dressing, Simply Filling + 3 WPA for the extras.  Had some more watermelon too!!!!!!

Daily Total – Simply Filling + 7 Weekly Points Allowance

NEXT WEEK’S MENU

As you know these things can change but planned is:

Breakfast – Tomato Ricotta Pie and Blueberry Peach Oatmeal.

Lunch – These are generally leftover based from the night before.

Dinner – Slow Cooker Peach BBQ Chicken, Asian Turkey Burgers, Beef Fajitas, Fish Taco Bowls and Grilled Teriyaki Chicken

 

 

 

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Slow Cooker Pineapple Pork – Simply Filling + 1 WPA – 5 Points Plus

Slow Cooker Pineapple Pork – Simply Filling + 1 WPA – 5 Points Plus

Serves 8

Ingredients

  • ½ tsp salt
    1 tsp pepper
    3 lb Pork Tenderloin
    ½ Tbsp Vegetable oil
    1 onion, quartered
    7 garlic cloves
    2 ½ Tbsp grated ginger
    1 cup pineapple juice
    ½ cup chicken broth
    5 Tbsp soy sauce
    1 1/3 Tbsp Brown sugar

Instructions

  1. Add the vegetable oil to a large pot over medium high heat. Season the pork with salt and pepper. Sear until brown on all sides. Add to the crockpot.
  2. Add the remaining ingredients to the crockpot. Cook on low for 6 hours or until pork is fork tender. Slice or shred.

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