Monday, February 7, 2011

Day 1 of 120

So I am replacing my eats section with generic breakfast, lunch and dinner titles.  Unless we follow the food plan to a T, Allan doesn't want to know about it. Now, don't get me wrong, I AM following it. I just don't know if each and every one of my food swaps is TECHNICALLY approved.  Like I would rather have a whole wheat tortilla than an english muffin.  I often will put my salad ON a tortilla with the fruit, rather than separate. I might have vegetable soup, rather than a salad, still the same calories, still similar veggies, just a different form.  I'm tracking calories, keeping a balance of all food groups and staying well within guidelines.  Allan just doesn't want to know the particulars. I get it. He's the man of the challenge.  He's right.  Listen to him, not me. I'm just letting you all know how it's going here for the next several months. 

I still will be sharing recipes on my other blog.  I am a month or so behind as I have been cooking up a storm and not posting recipes everyday.  (I'm kinda saving up for April which will be a super busy month and I won't be cooking new things too much, more on that later).  So if you want to see what I am eating or what I have eaten, check out that blog.  Some of the things I don't eat a lot of. Most of the desserts posted I don't eat.  I make them and then giveaway.  I've actually told the family that I am not making desserts over this challenge as I get myself into trouble when I do.  (recent example; Amaretto Banana Bread).  So any desserts posted on the other blog have already been eaten and are long gone.   

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Today's Eats:

Breakfast - 175
Snack = 100
Lunch = 300
Snack = 150
Dinner = 400

Total = 1125 calories
Plenty of water

5 comments:

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  2. Pssst! I do my own thing, too. Please don't tell. Too much white stuff on that diet plan for me. Waffles. Icky.

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  3. I made your balsamic chicken last week! Liked it enough to make it again, but my sauce never thickened.

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  4. Im so excited to see your recipes! And hopefully steal a few :)

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  5. Good luck on the next challenge.

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