What I Ate Wednesday

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So clearly this is not an original thought WIAW was originated from Peas and Crayons  and a lot of other bloggers have started doing it as well; and since I can’t be original and I really like the idea of doing this… I decided to give it whirl as well. This will pretty much be a mish-mash of stuff,  some days I will try a new technique or perhaps I’ll be eating something for the first time as is the case today… and someday it might be leftover chili…who knows, and I guess that’s part of the fun. When I first started blogging it was to remain accountable with my exercise and food intake, so this is kind of takes me back… Very little of this is planned… but it’s 100% honest…I always want WIAW to be an accurate account of what I am eating. Not everyday I eat completely healthy, but more often than not I make healthy choices.

As always my Weight Watchers Points into the fold.

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This morning I started off light with a cheese stick and banana. My breakfast was 2 points

 

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I am seriously addicted to these things now, I HAVE to have them once a day…. they are so yummy. My snack was 4 points .

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For lunch I just hade a cup of grapes. My Lunch was 0 points.

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This week I really worked on cooking my dinners ahead of time so that when it came time to eat there was no guessing about what I was gonna have. So chicken breast with wheat pasta and sauce and veggie on the side.

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I get to the point where around lunch time I need to start counting my calories and points  and decide if I want to have something like ice cream… lucky for me it was in the budget today…This snack was 4 points.

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WIAWCalories

My general caloric intake is 1200 calories per day, and today I consumed 1,070 calories even after having ice cream…. SCORE! . I used a total of 20 Weight Watcher Points Plus

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WIAWWater

The rule of thumb is that you are supposed to drink at least 8 and today I was able to get 8 cups.water

And that my friends is What I Ate this Wednesday; be sure to follow me MyFitnessPal or of you are doing Weight Watchers friend me there as well I’m TRJENKINS77

Until Next Time…

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What I Ate Wednesday

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So clearly this is not an original thought WIAW was originated from Peas and Crayons  and a lot of other bloggers have started doing it as well; and since I can’t be original and I really like the idea of doing this… I decided to give it whirl as well. This will pretty much be a mish-mash of stuff,  some days I will try a new technique or perhaps I’ll be eating something for the first time as is the case today… and someday it might be leftover chili…who knows, and I guess that’s part of the fun. When I first started blogging it was to remain accountable with my exercise and food intake, so this is kind of takes me back… Very little of this is planned… but it’s 100% honest…I always want WIAW to be an accurate account of what I am eating. Not everyday I eat completely healthy, but more often than not I make healthy choices.

As always my Weight Watchers Points into the fold.

WIAWBreakfast

. Simple breakfast and currently my new favorite, Frosted Mini wheat’s with 1/2 cup of light Almond milk with unsweetened apple sauce! My breakfast was 6 points

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Not fancy at all but totally packed with protein; a hard boiled egg and a two cheese sticks (after I had one, and photographed it I went back for another)… my cheese addiction is really showing. Lunch was 6 pointslunch

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So my new thing is making meals ahead of time; it’s really turning out to be a time savers and it helps me from the “what am I gonna have for dinner tonight…upping the change that I pick something quick and unhealthy., and lately I have been seriously craving Mac and Cheese, you know the kind with the atomic orange powder… so I decided to add some broccoli to it and grill up some chicken breasts. My dinner was 13 points

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WIAWCalories

My general caloric intake is 1200 calories per day, and today I didn’t do squat, so didn’t earn additional points . Today I didn’t hit my goal of eating 1200 calories, but today I was really satisfied with the meals that I had despite the fact only eating 935 calories (400 of those came from the mac and cheese…. HOLY COW!) I used a total of 25 Weight Watcher Points Plus  with 9 left over…

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The rule of thumb is that you are supposed to drink at least 8 and today I was able to get 8 cups in (and only because my doctor told me that I need to start limiting the amount of water I drink…*eye roll*)

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And that my friends is What I Ate this Wednesday; be sure to follow me MyFitnessPal or of you are doing Weight Watchers friend me there as well I’m TRJENKINS77

Until Next Time…

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What I Ate Wednesday: Fruits and Vegetables

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So clearly this is not an original thought WIAW was originated from Peas and Crayons  and a lot of other bloggers have started doing it as well; and since I can’t be original and I really like the idea of doing this… I decided to give it whirl as well. This will pretty much be a mish-mash of stuff,  some days I will try a new technique or perhaps I’ll be eating something for the first time … and someday it might be leftover chili…who knows, and I guess that’s part of the fun. When I first started blogging it was to remain accountable with my exercise and food intake, so this is kind of takes me back… Very little of this is planned… but it’s 100% honest…

“Eat your fruits and vegetables.” You’ve likely heard this statement since childhood. Research shows why it is good advice:

  • Healthy diets rich in fruits and vegetables may reduce the risk of cancer and other chronic diseases.
  • Fruits and vegetables also provide essential vitamins and minerals, fiber, and other substances that are important for good health.
  • Most fruits and vegetables are naturally low in fat and calories and are filling.

So this week I’m going to be taking this to heart…..If you’re unsure what your servings should be check out the Fruit and Vegetable Calculator

WIAW Breakfast

Up until the morning of my vacation I was eating oatmeal for breakfast, and I gotta be honest if I eat another bowl of oatmeal I’m gonna hurt somebody, what I really REALLLY want is some damn bacon… and not turkey bacon… full fat pork bacon…. but not today… Today I’m having granola and yogurt….. boring!

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I actually made this for breakfast, but I totally forgot that I had to “leave it” for a few hours…

  • 1 banana peeled
  • 3 apricots
  • 2 oranges peeled
  • 150 ml water (a little bit more than 1/2 cup)

Directions:

Place the fruits in the blender . Process until smooth and then add the water. You can add some ice if you want it really cold. Leave it for 1 or 2 hours and then serve it. Enjoy!

Instead of using water, I wanted to used coconut water…

For this recipe and others check out Cooking Without Limits 

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WIAW Snack 

  Sorry I was seriously so hungry I didn’t realize that a photo wasn’t taken until after I scarfed it down… but I had toast with melted cheese on it … totally yum!

WIAW Dinner  Not super high on the color scale, why is dinner always so darn bland looking?

 

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I have been chasing this food truck for weeks… WEEKS… and finally I was in the right place at the right time… indecently it’s was right across the street from where my brother works… they are actually in that location 5 days a week, but my brother swears he’s never seen it (how can you miss a big pink food truck with a giant cupcake on it?) or heard of them.

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So based on MyFitnessPal and WW I did pretty good… guess when you eat lots of fruit and veggies you can eat more of other things….

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I should probably also note that I was also able to eat a little bit more today because I “earned” 9 additional WW points and 841 calories from exercise!

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I’m so excited… I have been seriously craving tuna… so I found this great recipe for tuna casserole that I’m gonna try next week

And that my friends is What I Ate this Wednesday; oh and before I forget if you want to follow me on MyFitnessPal . What did you eat today?  What food have you been craving lately? Until Next Time…

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