It's TUESDAY: What are you Eating?
I thought I'd get our Tuesday Menu thread started for today.
When DH gets home from golf we'll sit down to a late breakfast.
Breakfast: 2 eggs, a bit of Pam oil spray, 2 slices whole wheat toast, spread with 1-1/2 tbsp. butter and 2 tbsp. black currant jam, 3/4 C. orange juice, hot cocoa w/1 packet mix and 1 C. whole milk. (881 calories)
Late Lunch: 1/2 can chicken noodle soup, 4 saltine crackers, topped w/ 1 slice American cheese, 10 oz. apple wedges (peeled) (about 2 apples), iced tea. (365 calories)
Supper: 6 oz. boneless/skinless chicken breast, 1/2 C. green peas, mixed with 1/2 C. white rice, topped with a chicken yogurt paprika gravy, (1 C. nonfat yogurt, 1 tbsp. paprika stirred into chicken drippings), 5 oz. carrots caramelized in 1 tbsp. butter, 2 servings sugar free vanilla pudding made with 1 C. unsweetened vanilla almond milk. (749 calories)
Total calories for this Up Day: 1,995 - Total net carbs for this Up Day: 215.5
DD for me today.
Lunch- 2 cups homemade chicken broth- 40 calories
Supper- 4 oz chicken breast- 222 calories
1 cup sugar snap peas- 60 calories
Snack- 1 cup broth- 20 calories
Total calories-332 Total carbs- 13.2- fiber 7.8 = 5.4 net carbs
Hope I can stick to this.
first DD today. cal goal is 465-560
coffee with a total of 4T reg HH
2 whole eggs and a half an apple for breakfast
2oz smoked chicken and other half of apple for lunch...will maybe have the chicken on a bunch of lettuce if i can find some at the store.
supper will be another big salad with 2 more ounces of smoked chicken.
pickles as needed. lol.
diet pop as desired.
calories for what i listed above is 508.
DD for me! Schedule rotation is right on the mark now!! :D
B....Ate breakfast out with a friend......2 extra large egg white omelet with sauteed onions and 1 slice rye toast w/tsp butter, tea w/milk......170 calories
L....Tuna w/chopped onions and 1 tbs light mayo and 2 leaves of green leaf lettuce on 2 slices of LCal Bread (YES, I found LCal bread in my area..2 slices @ 80 calories :clap:) Diet Hansan's Cherry Cream Soda and 1/2 cup coffee w/ff half and half and light coffee mate creamer.....219 calories
D....Eggplant Bake....sliced eggplant, fried in olive oil spray and then layered with FF ricotta cheese, FF mozza cheese and italian spiced tomato sauce then baked in the oven, 1 Ouiz tweaked to LCal english muffin (Post # 723 on JUDDD's Recipe thread) made into garlic toast, a nice salad w/tomato and some kimchee.......278 calories
Sub total......667 Calories and 56.15g Net Carbs leaving me 158 calories to play with for a few snacks, if wanted, giving me a total of 825 calories for my DD maintenance calories.
DD for me....had a great one... lots of energy, cleaned the house, posted my eBay stuff, made soup and did an hours worth of ironing!
B - protein shake made into pud with glu
L - shirataki chicken noodle soup
D - tuna stir fry
S - chai tea with skimmed milk
Jello glu pud
1/3 cup stewed rhubarb with sweetener
If every DD could be this easy, I would be a happy bunny- with a very tidy house!
Jo, you really did have a great DD, didn't you! I usually find I have a lot of energy on Down Days too. Isn't that strange? You'd think a person would just be lying around, all weakened by the lack of FOOD, FOOD, FOOD... but just the opposite seems to happen. Plenty of strength. Tons of energy. And an ever shrinking waistline. :)
DD for m too. I was tired and hungry today so it was rough but I haven't slept well the last 2 nights so I know that's part of it.
B- protein shake, 1 scoop protein 90, 1T cocnut oil 120, 1 cup almond milk 40
L- 2 boiled eggs. 140
S- 1 salmon pouch 70, 1 cup brocoli 20, half of a zucchini 20, cucumber 20
D- 1 tuna pouch 70, spinach and romaine 30, mushrooms 10, 5 cal dressing
About 650 for the day and ill have a 5 cal sf jello later
I was gonna tell you guys one thing that seems to help with appetite is the crystal lite fiber packet. It tastes amazing and it has inulin. It helps in the morning with my appetite and it helps to poop a lot on DDs. I feel like its kinda detoxing. You guys might check it out.
Total for today was......746 calories (did have some snacks this evening) and 66.67g carbs!
Edited to say: Today is now Wednesday and I'm down in weight to 141. I now know I will need to eat almost all my DD calories to maintain or I will continue to lose and I really am VERY happy where I'm at right now!
And all the while you're doing it on a diet that is fuller and more generous in its variety than you've been at for quite some time. Hmmmm..... Now how could that be? Oh! Right! It's JUDDD! :hyst:
Where did the Wednesday thread go? I like to see what you guys are eating! :)
Oh! I guess none of us got around to posting the Wednesday thread. Too busy gabbing on other subjects, I guess. :laugh:
Off to start a Wednesday thread right now. Look for it..... :laugh:
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