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*~Proud_Mom~* January 12th, 2010 01:54 PM

Katie's Journal and Recipes
 
:waves:I'm going to try and log on every day to record what I have eaten and any recipes I think are good enough to share. I will probably weigh myself daily but will only post weight loss once a week. I'm following the Weight Watchers Flex Point Plan so I'll record how many points foods are and will include point values in all my recipes.

1-12-10 Daily Points :30

Breakfast -
2pts Bagel
1pt Cream Cheese
1pt Special K Crackers
1pt Blueberries

Snack -
2pts 100 calorie snack pack
0pts large carrot

Lunch -
2pts Chicken and Dumpling Soup

Snack -
2pt 90 calorie Quaker oats snack
3pt crackers
1pt WW snack cake

Dinner -
3pts Turkey cutlet
2pt southwestern corn and tomatoes
3pts oven baked potatoes

Points Used : 23 (I'm still stuffed from dinner but I'm hoping to get some more in before bed)

Recipes from today:

Southwest Corn & Tomatoes (taste of home healthy cooking recipe cards)
2 WW points
1pk frozen corn, thawed
5 plum tomatoes, seeding and chopped
1 large onion, chopped
2 jalapeno peppers, seeded and chopped
3 gralic cloves, minced
2 tbsp olive oil
1/4 cup minced fresh cilantro
1/2 tsp salt
Mix corn, tomatoes, onion, jalapenos and garlic. Drizzle with oil and toss. Put into baking pan coated with cooking spray. Bake at 425 for 20-25 minutes or until onion is tender, stirring twice. Stir in cilantro and salt, serve warm.

2/3 cup equals 130 calories, 5 g fat, 0 cholesterol, 205 mg sodium, 21 g carbs, 3 g fiber, 3 g protein

After making this recipe I would recommend only using half an onion or less and 1 jalapeno instead of 2. I also forgot to add the cilantro and salt to mine and I still loved it.

Seasoned Baked Potatoes
3 WW Points
4 medium baking potatoes
1 tbsp olive oil
1 1/2 tsp dried basil
1/2 tsp onion salt
1/2 tsp garlic powder
Cut potatoes in half and place on an ungreased baking pan. Brush with oil. Sprinkle with basil, onion salt and garlic powder. Bake at 400 for 40 minutes or until tender.

2 potato halves equal 167 calories, 4 g fat, 0 cholesterol, 237 mg sodium, 31 g carb, 3 g fiber, 4 g protein.

After making this recipe I highly recommend some kind of butter! ;)


Salmon Loaf (this is a perfect WW recipe :) )
3.5 WW Points
8 oz salmon, drained and flaked
1 tbsp lemon juice
1/2 cup skim milk
2 slices reduced calorie bread
2 tbsp onion flakes
1/4 tsp pepper
Flake salmon with fork and sprinkle with lemon juice. Scald milk. Break bread into pieces and soak in milk. Add onion flakes, pepper and softened bread to salmon and mix. Bake at 375 for 45 minutes.

Serves 2

I don't have any nutritional facts about this recipe. My mom has used it as long as I can remember and it's a family favorite! We cook our salmon loaf in a pie pan.

*~Proud_Mom~* January 13th, 2010 06:24 AM

Re: Katie's Journal and Recipes
 
1-13-10 Daily Points: 30

Don't know how the dieting will go today. Woke up at midnight with the stomach flu. By 5 am I was vomiting acid :(. Now I just feel and look awful and have diarrhea pretty bad. TMI sorry

All I've had so far is water and a couple sips of apple juice because i don't know what else to drink.

Managed to eat a 6 in Chicken Breast Sub from Subway for dinner, no idea the points value but since thats all i ate today I'm no where near my goal of 30 points :huh: oh well. Hopefully tomorrow i'll feel normal so I can get back on track

*~Proud_Mom~* January 15th, 2010 04:38 PM

Re: Katie's Journal and Recipes
 
1-15-10 Daily Points: 30

Breakfast
4pts bagel with cream cheese

Snack
n/a

Lunch
2pts Cottage cheese (yum)
3pts ham sandwich on yummy earthgrain bread

snack
2pts special K crackers

dinner
6pt lean cusine (nasty)
steak wrap (no idea of the points so I'll just call myself even :)

Points Used: roughly 30

I'm having a major problem eating my daily points :( I think tomorrow I'm going to try and figure out some higher points food so I'm not forcing myself to eat like I am now.

*~Proud_Mom~* January 16th, 2010 01:18 PM

Re: Katie's Journal and Recipes
 
1-16-10 Daily Points: 30

Breakfast
2pt egg
1pt toast

Snack
2 very small bites of pizza (I'M SO PROUD OF MYSELF!)

Lunch (can you tell i love subway ;))
Subway
2pts baked chips

Snack


Dinner
3pts Inside out cabbage rolls (1/2 serving)

Points Used: 20

Inside-out Cabbage Rolls
5 WW Points
1 lb lean ground beef
1 medium onion, chopped
1 large green pepper, chopped
1 small head cabbage, chopped
1 can diced tomatoes and green chilies
1 cup reduced sodium beef broth
1 can pizza sauce
1 cup cooked brown rice
1/2 cup shredded reduced fat cheddar cheese
In a Dutch Oven cook the beef, onion and green pepper over medium heat until meat is no longer pink, drain. Stir in the cabbage, tomatoes, broth and pizza sauce. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 20-25 minutes or until the cabbage is tender, stirring occasionally. Stir in rice, heat through. Remove from the heat. Sprinkle with cheese, cover and let stand until cheese is melted.

Nutrition Facts: 1-1/3 cups equal 244 calories, 8 g fat, 45 mg cholesterol, 502 mg sodium, 23 g carbohydrate, 5 g fiber, 21 g protein

Pretty good recipe and a huge serving size. I couldn't even eat a whole cup of it.

Beef Vegetable Soup
3 WW Points
1 lb lean ground beef
1 medium onion, chopped
2 garlic cloves, minced
4 cups V8 juice
2 cups coleslaw mix
1 can Italian stewed tomatoes
1 package 10oz frozen corn
1 package 9oz frozen green beans
2 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
1 tsp dried basil
1/4 tsp pepper
In a large saucepan cook the beef, onion and garlic over medium heat until meat is no longer pink, drain. Transfer to a slow cooker. Stir in the remaining ingredients. Cover and cook on high for 4-5 hours or until heated through.

Nutrition Facts: 1 cup equals 169 calories, 5 g fat, 18 mg cholesterol, 578 mg sodium, 19 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 14 g protein

*~Proud_Mom~* January 17th, 2010 04:18 PM

Re: Katie's Journal and Recipes
 
1-17-10 Daily Points: 30

Breakfast:
2pts Kashi ceral
1pt skim milk

Snack:
2pts chocolate snack bar

Lunch:
3pts Inside-out cabbage rolls

Dinner:
3pts Veggie Soup
2pts bread
2pts cottage cheese

*~Proud_Mom~* January 19th, 2010 02:11 PM

Re: Katie's Journal and Recipes
 
1-19-2010

Weighed myself this morning. Wasn't as good as I had hoped but I haven't worked out once and last night kinda pigged out. So I've only lost a little over 2lbs this first week. A nice and healthy loss though, so thats good.

I always do great the first week but then start craving old foods and just wanting to eat, well sure enough this time has been no exception :( I'm fighting it bad today. I ate a lot this morning so I'm going to try and not snack tonight, have a good dinner and call it quits for the day. Hopefully I'll start working out soon, I'm just not in the mood for that. I'd rather be outside and work out but can't because of this weather.

*~Proud_Mom~* January 20th, 2010 09:38 AM

Re: Katie's Journal and Recipes
 
1-20-2010

Breakfast-
2pts 2 egg whites
4pts 2 slices toast with jam
2pts Milk

Snack-
2pts 100 calorie little debbie

Lunch-
6 pts Chicken Parmesan
0 pts Green Beans
2 pts Angel Food cupcakes w/ ff whip cream

Snack

Dinner-
8ishpts Beef and whole wheat Spaghetti using Hunts pasta sauce
1pt Corn

Points Used: 27ish. Yippie!!!!

*~Proud_Mom~* January 24th, 2010 06:14 AM

Re: Katie's Journal and Recipes
 
Alright today is a new day. I'm gonna try getting on here again everyday. I haven't been doing that this week every well.

My eating this week has been good but I'm still not exercising :( I just have to motavation to do that.

1-23-10 Daily Points: 30

Breakfast
2 egg whites -- 2pts
2 slices toast with jam -- 4pts

Lunch
Lean Cuisine Fish -- 6pts (looks nasty doubt I'll eat the whole thing)
100 calorie pack -- 2pts

Snack

Dinner
(I'm thinking salmon loaf)


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