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Day Trip with Mom

January 15, 2016

My mom doesn’t really like to drive any kind of distance, and I probably wouldn’t let her anyhow. Funny how at a certain age, we really do change rolls. The dentist Mom is seeing (professionally, not personally, but that’d be cool….okay…..cracking up.) has an office in town with no availability anytime soon, and another office an hour and half away, with a little more availability. She had an issue that needed to be addressed, so she made the appointment, and we planned our day.

I picked her up at 8:30 am for her 10:00 am appointment. She needed a partial repaired, and while that was being repaired, we killed a little time at a sketchy flea market, then we found a place to park, and we ate our lunch that we had packed while sitting in the car. Without all of her teeth, she was limited on what she could eat, so we decided it would be a good idea to just pack our lunch.

We picked up the finished product, everything fit nicely, and I was back home a little after 3:00 pm.

We had a great day together, the weather was perfect, and it was a beautiful day for a day trip with mom.

I did spot this sign at the Flea Market? Things that make you go “hmmmmmm”.

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When I got home, I did a little food prep. Did I mention it was a beautiful day out? Perfect Grilling weather. Eat some. Freeze some.

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I’m still packing the hub’s breakfast and lunch. I packed this up for him last night.

His breakfast today is scrambled egg whites and a scrambled egg with cooked breakfast sausage added in just at the end of scrambling, and a few strawberries. The eggs heat up great the next morning! Lunch is Roasted Broccoli and Potatoes with Grilled Chicken. Simple.

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Here are yesterday’s eats…

Breakfast – 6 SP

1 Egg, 4 Egg Whites, Scrambled (lots of protein!) Banana with 1 T. Almond Butter

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Lunch – 16 SP

Chicken Salad, Blueberries, Larabar

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This bar was 5 PointsPlus. It’s now 8 SmartPoints! Eeeekkkk! And….it’s tiny.

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Dinner – 9 SP

Tuna Salad made with Whole30 mayo, Bell Peppers, Carrots, Plantains

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Here are my 2016 Goals

Make time each week to Meal Plan
Drink 100 ounces of water each day
Exercise 5 days a week
Three Meals and One Snack, Daily

I can eat 30 SmartPoints a day.

I have an allowance of 35 extra Weekly Points that I can dip into throughout the week if I choose.

My Weight Watcher Week Begins on Friday’s

 

Breakfast = 6

Lunch = 16

Dinner = 9

Total = 31

Exercise = Rest Day

How many ounces of water I drank for the day = 100

Remaining Weekly SmartPoints = 26

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A Nice Long Walk

January 14, 2016

It’s been so cold, I’ve had no real desire to get in a long walk outside. A short one here and there with the pups, but that’s about it. Hot Yoga and Jazzercise have been my go to while it’s been so chilly.

Yesterday, it actually got into the upper 40’s, so my walking buddy, Becky, and I got in almost 7 miles! It felt great to get out and breathe in some of that fresh air.

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I ate breakfast late, then I ate lunch super late after our walk, so I skipped dinner. Not the best planning for my meals yesterday.

I had book club last night and I passed on the wine while everyone else enjoyed it. That didn’t bother me, but what I did struggle with was the huge box of chocolates that was literally sitting inches from my nose. I was sitting at the kitchen bar, and they were right smack in front of me. I could smell the chocolate. I did fine, and eventually we moved into the living room to discuss books.

When I went into the kitchen to get my coat to leave, there were the chocolates again, staring at me. I ate one.

I think in my head, I knew I still had SmartPoints available for the day, but sugar on Whole30 is a no no. I have certainly not been as strict this time around on the Whole30, I hate to say I’m even doing the Whole30.

I came home and went to bed. 

Here are yesterday’s eats…..

Breakfast – 7 SP

1 Chicken Apple Sausage, 1/4 Zucchini, Roasted Butternut Squash, Egg and Berries

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Lunch – 19 SP

I ate lunch at 4:30.

Mixed Greens, Chicken (4oz. dark meat), Roasted Beets, Chopped Apple….Vinaigrette, topped with Sweet Potato Shoe Strings

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…..followed with Two Dates with Almond Butter in them. This crazy zoomed in picture is one date, then I had another.

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One Book Club Chocolate – 4 SP

Here are my 2016 Goals

Make time each week to Meal Plan
Drink 100 ounces of water each day
Exercise 5 days a week
Three Meals and One Snack, Daily
Weight Watchers

I can eat 30 SmartPoints a day.

I have an allowance of 35 extra Weekly Points that I can dip into throughout the week if I choose.

My Weight Watcher Week Begins on Friday’s

 

Breakfast = 7

Lunch = 19

Dinner = 4

Total = 30

 

Exercise = Walked 6.5 Miles

How many ounces of water I drank for the day = 90

Remaining Weekly SmartPoints = 26

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No More Spending…..

January 13, 2016

I can stay home for several days when I’m not working and keep busy and be completely content. Eventually though, I need to get out. The bad thing about that is that I end up spending money. This soon after Christmas, and with a vacation coming up, I do not need to be spending any money.

I went shopping yesterday in search of a Half Price Christmas Tree. That is all that I was shopping for, an artificial Christmas Tree. The one that we have is beautiful, but it is 25 years old, and you have to put each color coded branch in one at a time and it takes forever. The tree branches also give me a really itchy rash. We agreed that it was time for a new tree. I was only shopping for a tree….okay, and maybe some half price decorations. That was it! Nothing else.

Hobby Lobby no longer had any Christmas decorations out, so I headed to At Home, where they had plenty of Christmas Tree’s, all 50% off. Yay! They were all Pre-Lit. Boo! Instead of thinking about what other stores I could try, I began to stroll the isles of the At Home store. I bought two lamps, a vase, a sign, a rope wrapped bottle, a few little cute pots with greenery, and a coffee mug. Geessshhhhh.

I also went to Costco and bought enough groceries for a family of eight. I was hungry.

Maybe today I will find a tree, but I doubt it.

Here are yesterday’s eats…..

Breakfast – 8 SP

Egg White Veggie Scramble with Orange Bell Peppers, Onions, Zucchini and Sweet Potatoes, Blackberries and Banana topped with 1 T. Almond Butter, Black Coffee

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Lunch – 13 SP

Taco Salad with lots of big chunky veggies for scooping up my Taco Meat. Avocado Slices and…..

Un-Pictured – 20 Plantains. They were an afterthought.

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Dinner – 11 SP

Mixed Greens, Rotisserie Chicken Breast, Hard Boiled Egg, Diced Apple, Red Onion, Pecans, Roasted Butternut Squash and Vinaigrette.

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Here are my 2016 Goals

Make time each week to Meal Plan
Drink 100 ounces of water each day
Exercise 5 days a week
Three Meals and One Snack, Daily
Weight Watchers

I can eat 30 SmartPoints a day.

I have an allowance of 35 extra Weekly Points that I can dip into throughout the week if I choose.

My Weight Watcher Week Begins on Friday’s

 

Breakfast = 8

Lunch = 13

Dinner = 11

Total = 32

 

Exercise = 60 Minute Jazzercise Class

How many ounces of water I drank for the day = 80

Remaining Weekly SmartPoints = 27

Jazzercise felt awesome last night. I’m not sure why I had so much energy, but I gave the whole 60 minutes 110%!

 

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Jazz and Netflix

January 12, 2016

Yesterday, I went to Jazzercise and watched Netflix. I swear, that’s about it.

Today, I’m on the hunt for a new Christmas Tree! Hopefully I find an awesome sale. Wish me luck!

Here are yesterday’s eats….

Breakfast – 10 SP

Egg White Omelet, Sweet Potato Cakes, Guac, Blueberries, Black Coffee AND Two Un-Pictured Dates

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Lunch – 9 SP

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Tuna Salad made with Whole30 Mayo, Mustard, Celery, Onions, Chopped Apple, Salt and Pepper. Served on Greens with Carrot Chips

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Dinner – 11 SP

Un-Pictured Plantains. After I took my picture, I decided they’d be really yummy with this.

All the veggies that needed to be used up. Broccoli, Green Beans, Brussels Sprouts, Red Bell Pepper….all sautéed in Olive Oil, seasoned with Sea Salt and Pepper, and a little Trader Joe’s Vegetable Broth added. Then I added in our left over Taco Meat and topped it with Whole30 Avocado Mayo.

This is one of Mike’s favorite things that we eat now. Lots of veggies, mixed with Taco Meat. He likes a runny egg on top of his. 

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Here are my 2016 Goals

Make time each week to Meal Plan
Drink 100 ounces of water each day
Exercise 5 days a week
Three Meals and One Snack, Daily
Weight Watchers

I can eat 30 SmartPoints a day.

I have an allowance of 35 extra Weekly Points that I can dip into throughout the week if I choose.

My Weight Watcher Week Begins on Friday’s

 

Breakfast = 10

Lunch = 9

Dinner = 11

Total = 30

 

Exercise = Jazzercise

How many ounces of water I drank for the day = 100+

Remaining Weekly SmartPoints = 29

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Early Morning Yesterday!

January 11, 2016

My daughter was in town with some friends over the weekend for a birthday celebration. Her and one of her friends had flown in for the weekend. They both had early morning flights on Sunday, and I was happy to take them to the airport. I’ll take any extra time with the kiddo that I can get.

I woke up at 3:45, picked up the girls at their friends apartment at 4:30, and had them at the airport shortly after 5:00. Tess’ friend had a 6:00 am flight and Tess had a 8:00 am flight, so now we had some time to kill and nothing was open. We found a nicely lit QTrip parking lot and reclined our seats. The temp outside was 3. That’s right. It was just a tad chilly!! We cranked up the heat in the car and watched the clock tick.

We chatted about her fun weekend, and we both may have dozed off for a minute or two. At 6:00, the Cracker Barrel opened and we went in for some hot coffee. We still had an hour to kill and I’m not sure I was fully awake. Coffee turned into eggs, bacon and a shared order of pancakes. I’ve now been UN Whole30 for 12 hours. I guess I took a 12 hour “time out”. The rest of the day was back on!

I was home a little after 8:00 am and climbed back into bed until after noon. It was heaven. I spent the rest of the day in pj’s sipping hot tea, sitting by the fire, reading recipes and updating a few things on the blog. If you go the recipe tab above, you can now find “Links to Favorite Recipes” where I’ve shared links to some of the yummy recipes that I’ve made lately. I’ll add more to that page as I find easy and tasty recipes.

Mike was “resting” (he napped all dang day!) on the couch with Football dominating the screen, which was fine, but I was more in the movie mood, so I hung out in bed and watched movies the rest of the day, one of which was Julie and Julia, one of my favorites. If you love to cook, love to eat and love to watch movies, you have got to watch Julie and Julia with Meryl Streep and Amy Adams.

I had a great afternoon.

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I made some easy Taco Potato Skins on Saturday to eat during the Chiefs game, so I had lots of cooked sweet potato that I wanted to do something with.

I made these!

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I mixed cooked sweet potato (from four small sweet potatoes) with lots of diced veggies….zucchini, red onion, bell peppers…..I added an egg, cumin, chili powder and sea salt. I made 8 patties and browned them in a skillet of ghee (clarified butter).

One Patty = 1 SmartPoint (before cooking in ghee)

It was a really relaxing Sunday, and I feel rested and ready for the week.

I hope you had a relaxing weekend that prepared you for the week too!

Here are yesterday’s eats….

Breakfast – 19 SP

Un-Pictured Eggs, Bacon, Pancake, Coffee

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Lunch – 11 SP

Sweet Potato Cakes, Guac, Egg Whites, Blackberries and more coffee

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Dinner – 5 SP

Chicken Salad loaded with celery and grapes, Raw Veggies

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Here are my 2016 Goals

Make time each week to Meal Plan
Drink 100 ounces of water each day
Exercise 5 days a week
Three Meals and One Snack, Daily
Weight Watchers

I can eat 30 SmartPoints a day.

I have an allowance of 35 extra Weekly Points that I can dip into throughout the week if I choose.

My Weight Watcher Week Begins on Friday’s

 

Breakfast = 19

Lunch = 11

Dinner = 5

Total = 35

 

How many ounces of water I drank for the day = 70

Remaining Weekly SmartPoints = 29

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Breakfast Egg Muffins

January 10, 2016

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These little Egg Muffins have made breakfast a cinch in the morning when you’re in a hurry. I like to have them made up for the hubs so he can grab a piece of fruit and take it with him on those super early mornings to eat later at the office.

These freeze great, and you can make a variety using any breakfast meat of your choice (sausage, bacon, ham) and change up the veggies. I made these with an awesome Pork Sausage recipe (see link below) and a few sautéed greens.

I really don’t think you can mess these up. Meat, Veggies, Eggs, Bake.

When the hubs came home that night after taking them to work for the first time, he said….”Um, what did I eat this morning? That was amazing.” It’s possible I’m paraphrasing, but he said it as soon as he walked in the door that night. It was the sausage recipe that did it.

Click HERE for the sausage recipe. The recipe is for sausage patties, but as I was mixing everything up, I decided to cook the sausage without making patties and use it in these muffins. I’m so glad I did.

Breakfast Meat of your choice…

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Veggie of your choice…

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Top with eggs.

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Bake.

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Makes 18 Muffins

Each muffin is approximately 4 SmartPoints

Ingredients

1 lb of Ground Pork Breakfast Sausage (or this Paleomg Apple Fennel Sausage)

2 C. of Greens (I used Spinach and Arugula)

Oil or cooking spray for cooking greens

14 Eggs, whisked

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350.
  2. Spray muffin tin with cooking spray.
  3. Cook Sausage, drain, set aside.
  4. Sauté greens in oil or cooking spray until wilted, set aside.
  5. Divide sausage evenly into the muffin tins. (This makes 18 muffins).
  6. Divide the sautéed greens evenly into each muffin tin. This is very little greens, but when I’ve made it with more, I didn’t care for these as much.
  7. Pour the eggs evenly over the top of the sausage and greens.
  8. Bake at 350 for 15-20 minutes.

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Whole6?

January 10, 2016

I JUST posted a blog about how easy whole30 is this second time around, and it is, but yesterday we had a very spontaneous Watch Party for the Kick Ass Kansas City Chiefs and I drank a few beers. Not a big deal, but not Whole30, that’s for sure. So, I did the Whole6. Ahhh….life goes on. Back to Whole24 today. Ha!

Go Chiefs!! It’s seriously a great time to be a sports fan in Kansas City. 

We had the best evening! I made ALL Whole30 food, and everyone said that they loved everything, even our friends kids. It was kind of fun to host a get together and have everyone enjoy the food that I had made without worrying about pleasing everyone. I cooked up 4 pounds of taco meat, had lots of raw veggies, some fruit and nuts and kept it simple. The only thing I did buy for everyone else was cheese, Scoop chips and tortilla’s.

We had two veggie trays, grapes, dates and a bowl of raw walnuts with blueberries.

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I had plantains along with the chips, for dipping in guac and salsa, and everyone seemed to like them just as much as the scoops!

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I made these little Sweet Potato Skins, and they turned out better than expected. I baked the potatoes, scooped out the middle and saved that for making something yummy later. I filled the skins with taco meat and put them in the oven at 350 for about 5 minutes to heat them up. I topped these with guac and salsa. I ended up cutting these in half and they were a hit!

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A football victory turned into game night while KU was playing….and winning, in the background.

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I had fun watching the hubs enjoy his birthday present with the neighbors.

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It was a great night! I hope you all are having a wonderful weekend.

I ate a really late breakfast yesterday, then only ate one meal after that. I did snack, but only on raw veggies and grapes. I did not follow the Whole30 plan yesterday of meals only, no snacking and no alcohol, but I did eat all Whole 30 food.

Here are yesterday’s eats……

Breakfast – 6 SP

Veggie Scramble with a Slice of Bacon crumbled up in there, and a few berries. My dad came over for breakfast, and he said he’ be back every Saturday for breakfast. 🙂

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Lunch/Dinner – 25??

Un-Pictured Beer, Potato Skins, Extra Taco Meat with Veggies and Plantains…… How ugly is this picture of food?? Taste good though.

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Here are my 2016 Goals

Make time each week to Meal Plan
Drink 100 ounces of water each day
Exercise 5 days a week
Three Meals and One Snack, Daily
Weight Watchers

I can eat 30 SmartPoints a day.

I have an allowance of 35 extra Weekly Points that I can dip into throughout the week if I choose.

My Weight Watcher Week Begins on Friday’s

 

Breakfast = 6

Lunch/Dinner = 25

Total = 31

 

Exercise = Hot Yoga

How many ounces of water I drank for the day = 100+

Remaining Weekly SmartPoints = 34

 

I had a really good time last night and the hubs was in rare form. He had me dying laughing. Lot’s of laughs..

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Out and About

January 9, 2016

I was beginning to get cabin fever, so it was nice to be out of the house all day long yesterday.

I went to my WW meeting (holiday pounds should be all gone by next week), my daughter came in town to meet up with some college girlfriends, and I was lucky enough to get to meet up with them for a long lunch, then I met some girlfriends for Happy Hour. I skipped on the alcohol all day long, drank lots of water, coffee and hot tea, and tried to make the best food choice at lunch that I could.

I’m off to Hot Yoga.

Here are yesterday’s eats…..

Breakfast – 4 SP

A few quick bites out of this tub of Chicken Salad and a Banana

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Lunch – 15 SP?

Check out the BACON BURGER!! I took the bun off, and skipped the chips on it, but isn’t that a beautiful presentation of a burger!!

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I also ordered Brussels Sprouts and shared them with the girls. I’m not sure how 100% Whole30 this meal was, but I gave it my best shot for eating out.

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Dinner – 10 SP

Asparagus, White Sweet Potato, Chicken Apple Sausage, Egg

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Here are my 2016 Goals

Make time each week to Meal Plan
Drink 100 ounces of water each day
Exercise 5 days a week
Three Meals and One Snack, Daily
Weight Watchers

I can eat 30 SmartPoints a day.

I have an allowance of 35 extra Weekly Points that I can dip into throughout the week if I choose.

My Weight Watcher Week Begins on Friday’s

Breakfast = 4

Lunch = 15

Dinner = 10

Total = 29

 

How many ounces of water I drank for the day =  100+

Remaining Weekly SmartPoints = 35

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Whole30, Easy Peasy

January 9, 2016

Round Two, Whole30, Day 5

Guys, I don’t know how to say this, and I don’t want to sound all high and mighty Whole30, (and I could totally change my mind a few days from now) but the second time around is sooooo much easier! I almost forget I’m doing it. I haven’t even really blogged about this round. Maybe doing the Whole30 the first time around really can be life changing. If you are new to my blog, or if you’ve never heard of Whole30, let me fill you in just a bit. I’ve been a WW member for years, but sometimes I like to mix things up a bit. 

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The Whole30 is a 30 day plan to eat whole foods, eliminate processed foods, and improve your overall health. After 30 days, you gradually reintroduce the foods that you have not been eating, and determine if they are foods that you want to add back into your diet based on how those foods make you feel.

For 30 days…..

No Dairy

No Grains

No Legumes (you can eat green beans, sugar snap peas and snow peas)

No Sugar

No Alcohol

No MSG or Sulfites

Do not try to recreate baked goods or dessert items with Whole30 approved foods.

Do not step on the scale for the 30 days.

Do not snack between meals. You can add a small meal or snack before or after workouts.

This means no lattes’s, no frozen banana’s made into ice cream, no pancakes made from banana’s and eggs, no bottled salad dressing or ketchups that have added sugar, no honey, no cheese sauce or pasta or dinner rolls or garlic bread. Thats a lot of “No’s”.

For 30 days…

Eat Meat, Seafood, Eggs, Vegetables, Fruit, Nuts, Seeds and Oils.

Fill your plate half full of vegetables, eat protein at each meal, and try to limit fruits to two a day. No snacking.

This means you get to eat delicious meats, salmon, bacon, runny eggs on yummy hash dishes, banana’s with almond butter, salad’s filled with fruit and walnuts and topped with homemade dressings, Spaghetti Squash filled with homemade meat sauce, Steak! Thats a lot of really good food.

My husband and I did the Whole30 for the first time in October and we both really liked it. While we did enjoy some sweet treats and adult beverages over the holidays, our meals at home remained pretty much the same as they were while we were doing the Whole30. 

Eating a diet of whole foods, and very little processed foods, has actually made meal planning easier for me. I’m choosing the meat and vegetables we want for our meal, then deciding how to change those up a bit so we don’t get bored. I’m not thinking about bread options, pasta options, cheese options or dessert options. Maybe that sounds boring to some, but for me, it simplifies things. I’m keeping the fridge stocked with fresh veggies, seasonal fruits and the freezer is stocked with a variety of meats. We eat a lot of eggs and egg whites, which I love, so breakfast never gets dull for me.

I’m sure at some point I’ll have Greek Yogurt and Fruit for breakfast or one of my Oatmeal Creations or a Sandwich or add Milk to my coffee, or Cheese to a casserole. But for now, I like the food that we are eating, and I like the way that I feel. Mike lost 18 pounds doing the first Whole30 and has now lost a total of 27 pounds. He looks great!

If you are doing the Whole30, I would love to know your thoughts?

Here are Thursday’s eats….

Breakfast – 5 SP

Leftover Turkey Spaghetti with Zoodles and Spaghetti Squash

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Lunch – 8 SP

1/2 Chicken Apple Sausage, Zucchini, Egg, Banana, 1 T. Almond Butter

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Snack – 8 SP

Sausage Egg Muffins (Recipe tomorrow!) and Berries

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Dinner – 8 SP

Beef Tips in Gravy served over Cauliflower Rice

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Here are my 2016 Goals

Make time each week to Meal Plan
Drink 100 ounces of water each day
Exercise 5 days a week
Three Meals and One Snack, Daily
Weight Watchers

I can eat 30 SmartPoints a day.

I have an allowance of 35 extra Weekly Points that I can dip into throughout the week if I choose.

My Weight Watcher Week Begins on Friday’s

 

Breakfast = 5

Lunch = 8

Snack = 8

Dinner = 8

Total = 29

 

Exercise = Hot Yoga

How many ounces of water I drank for the day = 100

“If you keep good food in your fridge, you will eat good food.”

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I love finding new ways to cook different foods, especially foods that are Weight Watcher friendly and taste great. While doing Whole30, and counting SmartPoints, I’m always looking for different ways to eat my veggies. I had heard of Cauliflower Rice before, but I like Whipped Cauliflower so much, I hadn’t taken the time to try the rice yet.

Well, that’s now changed.

This could not be any easier to make, and I like easy. I make my Cauliflower Rice using this Vegetable Broth from Trader Joe’s because I love the flavor it gives the rice without having to add anything else, except maybe a little salt. You could certainly use water in place of the broth, but that seems boring. No judgement though if wanna be boring.

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Cut up the cauliflower and place it in a food processor. Grind until the size of rice. I have a baby food processor because I’m cheap, so I need to do three or four batches, but seriously, this is still quick and easy, I promise.

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Look! Rice!

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Once you have all of the cauliflower to the size of rice, add it to a pot with 1/4-1/2 C of broth. You want the cauliflower to be moist. Heat over medium high heat until cauliflower begins to steam. Cook for 5-8 minutes, or until cauliflower is tender. Stir while cooking to prevent the cauliflower from sticking to the bottom of the pan.

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Season with salt, if desired. Pretty quick and easy, wouldn’t you say?

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Easy Cauliflower Rice
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Ingredients
  1. 1 Head Cauliflower
  2. 1/4 – 1/2 Cup Vegetable Broth (Any broth is fine. Water will work too.)
  3. Sea Salt
Instructions
  1. Cut up Cauliflower and place florets in food processor.
  2. Grind until the approximate size of rice.
  3. Add cauliflower rice to a pan.
  4. Cook over medium heat with 1/4 -1/2 Cup of liquid until tender, approximately 5-8 minutes.
  5. Salt to taste.
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Now that I’ve figured out a way to make a quick and easy rice substitute, I’m excited to try it several different ways. Here is what I’ve made so far.

Beef Tips in Gravy over Cauliflower Rice

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Cilantro Lime Rice

Add lime juice, chopped cilantro and salt to your rice. I cooked some Cod, seasoned it with Fish Taco Seasoning, served it over the Cilantro Lime Rice and topped with Avocado.

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Fried Rice

In a skillet, sauté diced carrots (and any other vegetable of choice) in Olive Oil or cooking spray until vegetables are tender. Add cauliflower rice and stir. Make a hole in the middle of the rice and add one egg. Scramble, then combine with the rice and vegetable mixture. (You can also scramble your egg in a different pan, then add it to your rice mixture. Your call.) Add Soy Sauce or Coconut Amino’s (Whole30 approved Soy Sauce replacement) to taste. Top with diced green onion. (I made a Chicken and Broccoli stir fry and mixed it with my fried rice.)

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