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Sirtain 09-20-2013 04:45 AM

Down Day Friday
 
This may sound weird, but what I am mostly doing today, is cooking for tomorrow. :D I will be gone at an event all day on Saturday, and I want to be prepared with lots of yummy food so I am not tempted to buy lots of junk.

To be made: onion custard in bacon 'crusts', mushroom quiche, hot wings, low-carb crepes, flourless valentino brownie cake.

Plus, I have a pot of chicken broth going in the crock-pot, so I'll be smelling delicious food all day.

But for eating, my plans are tea, kombucha, a protein shake, and maybe a green smoothie.

Scarlett46 09-20-2013 06:12 AM

Same here!
I plan to make a big pot of chili to take up north for tomorrow night's dinner. We'll be busy all day tomorrow, so having it done ahead of time will be perfect.

But for today...
Coffee & water
Celery & Laughing Cow
Leftovers of some sort, and maybe a salad for dinner
More coffee, more water

zipp2play 09-20-2013 06:18 AM

OH you all are COOKING on a DD!?!?!?! I bow to you both!

Here is what I have:

Deli ham 50c
2 eggs/cottage cheese 180c
protein shake 180c

if I can get by without the shake, I will but we were in a hurry this a.m. and didn't grab much. I have a business meeting that is 2 hours away! I will be with my boss. Not sure what Dinner plans are. I will do my best to stay low. Thinking I will have more of a 800c or so day....plus I am starving already! Hoping a little water will tame the BEAST!

zipp2play 09-20-2013 06:36 AM

Soren, hope you are feeling better today!

sorenkkg 09-20-2013 09:15 AM

Hi guys!

Well, so here's the thing-- went to the Dr yesterday, and confirmed that I *just* have gastro, no weird infection or anything... and that I was dehydrated.

Which I should've realized, b/c drinking anything was not on my mind, and I was mostly eating salty rice crackers, etc... and my finger tips were wrinkly. Like, almost from a bath, but without the bath.
:doh:

Anyway, I'm making an effort to drink more... And we canceled the visit by DH"s parents, scheduled for TODAY through the weekend.
:)

I can't say I'm not happy about that. I haven't had a weekend to myself, without renovation, or something, since like June. Seriously.
And DH had a huge work issue last weekend that has lasted all week, so he's exhausted.

So, we're just going to take it easy this weekend.

Ok-- that said-- I'm *not* having to cook on a DD :) But I do find it oddly easy when I do have to prepare a bunch of stuff.

For today: continuing BRAT plus soup...

B: mio sport (it has sodium and potassium... tastes just like G2 low-sugar Gatorade, but fewer calories and I'm sure cheaper per serving...)

S: danActive drinkable yogurt (for probiotic) at 40 cal for a tiny bottle

L: light campbells soup 160

D: probably rice, and roasted/seasoned seaweed. I tried this last night and I didn't feel sick, and it makes me feel like I'm "eating" something more substantial... learned it from a Korean friend :)
you wrap a little of the rice in the seasoned seaweed piece, and it's just, yummier. Normally, they'd add some seasoning paste etc, but obviously, I'm not doing that. Just a little soy sauce in the rice.

about 400 cal for the rice

banana (100) or apple sauce (80) at some point maybe

omg, that's more commentary on rice than I've ever done in my life :rolleyes:

maybe 500-700 calories today?

KeirasMom 09-20-2013 09:58 AM

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Originally Posted by sorenkkg (Post 16612360)
Hi guys!


D: probably rice, and roasted/seasoned seaweed. I tried this last night and I didn't feel sick, and it makes me feel like I'm "eating" something more substantial... learned it from a Korean friend :)
you wrap a little of the rice in the seasoned seaweed piece, and it's just, yummier. Normally, they'd add some seasoning paste etc, but obviously, I'm not doing that. Just a little soy sauce in the rice.


maybe 500-700 calories today?

My BFF is 1/2 Japanese and we lived together for a couple of years in college. We'd often have rice with seaweed sheets and a little soy sauce, either by itself or with a little dried tuna flakes. When we had money, haha, we'd also cook a salmon fillet to go with it. :yummy: We'd just dip the Nori in soy sauce and use it to pick up the rice and eat it with our fingers. Not the most elegant, but it sure was good.

Hope you feel better soon.

LiLi914 09-20-2013 10:12 AM

I'm off today. Medical appointments and errands. Just left the gym.

L: Yogurt and grapes
D: Most likely cereal

I hope to end the day with 350 calories.

Have a great day everyone!

Librarygirl 09-20-2013 10:27 AM

B-coffee - 60

L- X

D-Pork loin, summer squash & onions - 176

more coffee - 60

coconut bar - 120

416 total

Sirtain 09-20-2013 10:31 AM

My girls and Honey love snacking on nori. Makes for some aggravation when I pull out the package to make sushi and there's not enough, but I can't complain too much, because, hey, they are snacking on SEAWEED! You can't get much healthier.

Librarygirl 09-20-2013 10:57 AM

I have the dried seaweed snacks, is that what you use to make sushi?

KeirasMom 09-20-2013 11:45 AM

The snacks are usually flavored with different seasonings and cut into small pieces. The Nori used for sushi usually comes in sheets (about the size of a piece of paper, give or take) and don't have additional flavorings. Other than that, it's the same thing.

Librarygirl 09-20-2013 12:47 PM

I bought the snack size ones, but I couldn't finish one bag. :( The smell started to really disgust me lol. Even on a DD!

sorenkkg 09-20-2013 02:57 PM

My friend says that she takes the sheets and doctors them up herself, and then cuts them into pieces to use for Korean food night (or buys them, but at the Korean grocer). I'm pretty sure the Japanese ones are like a 98% match for this purpose (scooping and eating rice)... I'm craving the miso-like paste that is the condiment I was introduced to, but a) I don't have the energy to drive to the Asian food mart and b) I really don't think I should be eating that right now :doh:

so, I'll stick with the snack packs and just be happy :)


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