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Old 01-13-2006, 04:28 AM   #1
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I think it is a good idea to start a food diary thread, because it will keep people motivated to eat nutritiously, and we can support and encourage those when they aren't eating so well...although...
Perhaps today wasn't the best day to begin this coz I have eaten soooooo much crap

Anyway, cancer is huge in my family, so eating to protect my body is my number 1 (food) priority. I am not obsessive - I like my chocolate . I try to eat lots of fruits, vegetables (especially green leafy), beans, rice, wholemeal bread, oats, almonds, skim milk, fat free natural yoghurt (I like Jalna), low fat cheeses, salmon and tuna. I don't eat poultry, game, beef, lamb, veal or pork - not for health - it just grosses me out.

Anyway:
B: oats w/ skim milk (I had blueberries as well, but they tasted wierd and I didn't eat them). A tub of wildberry yoghurt
S: mango & nectarine
L: roll w/ peanut butter. tub of yoghurt. handful of almonds. milkyway chocolate. 3 lollies
S: 3 rice cakes and lots of clix biscuit things
D: spinach & cheese pie w/ ketchup. chickpea salad.
S: "caramello koala milkshake" made w/ a caramello koala, ice cream & skinny milk.

There was hardly any food in the house, and I just went shopping, so no excuses for crappy food tomorrow!



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Old 01-13-2006, 07:51 AM   #2
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Re: Food Diary - What did you eat today?

Good for you! I only wish the 70% of overweight and over feed americans followed your example!

 
Old 01-13-2006, 09:51 AM   #3
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Re: Food Diary - What did you eat today?

nice color font

 
Old 01-13-2006, 10:35 AM   #4
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Re: Food Diary - What did you eat today?

Well I ate like crap yesterday, wait till you hear this:

Breakfast - Bowl of Shredded wheat and soymilk
Snack - Nonfat latte and Giant parmesan bagel
Lunch - Turkey and swiss wrap, big box of Junior Mints
Snack - 1 choco chip cookie, 1 heath and chocolate chip cookie, 1 peanut butter cookie
Dinner - key lime bar, can of vegetable soup, grilled cheese sannie, banana
After dinner - 2 cups of coffee and some Excedrin migraine

Nice huh? Today I am fasting, LOL.

 
Old 01-13-2006, 11:50 AM   #5
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Re: Food Diary - What did you eat today?

Good idea about the food diary thread I actually have problems keeping on weight. This is what I ate yesterday

B: Ensure (recomended by my Dr.)
L: Power bar (didnt have time for lunch)
D: Lean cuisine chicken, pasta, and apple slices frozen dinner, slice of Whole weat bread w. a slice of cheese
S: Small piece of chocolate

 
Old 01-13-2006, 12:15 PM   #6
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Re: Food Diary - What did you eat today?

B-Organic raisin bran with flaxseed and cinnamin and soy milk
S-blueberry yogurt-organic
L-salad with veggies and sardines and balsamic vinegar
S-apple
D-2 slices of thin crust boboli topped with artichoke, brocolli rabe, roasted garlic, tomatoes, red bell pepper, olive oil and hot pepper-no cheese
S-2 glasses of wine
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Old 01-13-2006, 01:31 PM   #7
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Re: Food Diary - What did you eat today?

today i had...

breakfast: 3 mini-donuts-- homemade/100% whole wheat/baked..healthy of course (and i made a healthy chocolate frosting for the top)

snack: hummus and 2 celery stalks

lunch: lobster filled crepes with fat-free sour cream sauce & broccoli on the side

snack2: yogurt bar

dinner: turkey kielbasa cooked in white wine w/ dijon mustard, little bit of brown sugar, parsley, & pepper...roasted veggies

dessert: some caramel popcorn

mmm..delicious 1200 calories lol

Last edited by s1mc7; 01-13-2006 at 05:20 PM.

 
Old 01-13-2006, 07:36 PM   #8
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Re: Food Diary - What did you eat today?

B- Chai tea W/ organic lactose-free skim milk & honey, banana

L - Pineapple, strawberries, apples and walnuts

D - Veggie burger & salad

S - peanut butter and honey

 
Old 01-13-2006, 09:04 PM   #9
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Re: Food Diary - What did you eat today?

B: oats w/ skim milk & mixed berries
S: peach
L: salad roll, tub of low fat strawberry yoghurt, some cherries
S: mango
D: grilled salmon w/ mint-yoghurt sauce & steamed potatoes. chocolate.

 
Old 01-14-2006, 11:27 AM   #10
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Re: Food Diary - What did you eat today?

s1mc7,

How do you make baked donuts??? I LOVE donuts and I'd love to be able to make a healthier variation myself so i could eat them more often! How do they taste? Could you please post the recipe? I'd be very, VERY grateful!!

thanks!

 
Old 01-14-2006, 12:07 PM   #11
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Re: Food Diary - What did you eat today?

b-flaxseed cereal
s-orange
l- organic egg salad
s-home made w/organic ing., sugar cookies
d-wildrice, organic misc vegs, free range, all natural, Mose medallions

 
Old 01-14-2006, 12:11 PM   #12
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Re: Food Diary - What did you eat today?

Baked Donuts (14 servings)

2 packages yeast
1/4 cup warm water
1 1/2 cups milk - scalded then cooled to room temperature
1/2 cup sugar
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon nutmeg
1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
2 eggs
1/3 cup vegetable shortening
4 and 1/2 cups flour
1/4 cup melted butter
40/60 mix of cinnamon and sugar for topping

In large bowl, dissolve yeast in warm water. Add milk, next six ingredients and 2 cups of the flour. Blend for 30 seconds, scraping the bowl constantly. Beat 2 minutes at medium speed. Stir in remaining flour until smooth. Cover and let rise until double in size, about 1 hour.

Turn dough onto a well-floured board. Roll dough around to coat with flour. (Dough will be soft.) Cut with floured doughnut cutter or cans. Lift carefully with spatula and place 2 inches apart on greased baking sheet. Brush with melted margarine. Cover and let rise until doubled (about 20 minutes).

Bake 8 to 10 minutes at 425 degrees F or until golden.

Immediately brush with melted margarine and shake in cinnamon sugar.

*that's the original recipe...i changed some of the ingredients to make it more healthy, like skim milk--pastry wheat flour (makes it a lot more dense and "nutty" flavored)--splenda sugar or splenda sugar for baking--applesauce instead of shortening--egg beaters--light/nonfat butter or margarine

I'm SURE by making too many substitutions the recipe won't be as tasty as the original, but when i made mine they were yummy!

Enjoy!!!

 
Old 01-15-2006, 02:34 PM   #13
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Re: Food Diary - What did you eat today?

B: berries w/ fat free berry yoghurt
L: toasted avocado & tomato sandwich. plum, cherries
S: coffee w/ skim milk, 1 white chocolate mouse w/ caramel filling.
S: cherries
D: (big family thing) 4 stuffed vine leaves & some spicy eggplant, split pea & potato dhal w/ saffron rice, some salad, small piece of chocolate mud cake, and some dessert yoghurt (evia yoghurt w/ raspberries & passionfruit)

 
Old 01-15-2006, 07:09 PM   #14
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Re: Food Diary - What did you eat today?

This is a good idea..I got some good ideas from the posts already!

Me:

B- 2 egg whites omlette w/ onions, peppers, mushrooms and cayenne pepper.
Fresh Fruit
2 cups green tea

S- carrots and celery w/ 1 tbsp. non fat ranch

L- 3 in. whole grain sub w/ 3 oz. turkey, piled high with lettuce, tomato, onions, green peppers and drizzled olive oil and vinegar.
Field greens organic salad w/ olive oil and lemon

S- small apple
16 oz. non fat milk

D- 2 cups of organic field greens
3 oz. ground beef w/ cumin, spices etc.
homemade salsa
1 small whole grain low carb tortilla cut into strips

Dessert-baked apple drizzled w/ olive oil, cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger and topped w/ 1/4 cup Total cereal crushed mixed w/ almonds...DELICIOUS!!!!!!!
Cup of green tea.

Somewhere in there I also everyday have Chai Tea and I drink 80-100 oz. of water...

I am 5'8" and weigh 212 lbs...carry it pretty well, although fat and have no energy..I AM SOOOOOOOOOOOO SERIOUS THIS TIME...and feel great already.
Also take high guality multivitamin, eat fish 2 times a week....and the weight is coming off effortlessly...
YEE HAW!!!!!!!!!!!

 
Old 01-16-2006, 12:44 AM   #15
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Re: Food Diary - What did you eat today?

B: bowl of leftover evia yoghurt w/ raspberries & passionfruit
L: avocado & tomato sandwich. cherries.
S: nectarine. almonds.
D: stirfried bokchoy, baby corn, snow peas & mushroom w/ jasmine rice. bowl of nonfat berry yoghurt.

 
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