Friday, March 27, 2009

Healthy Eats

I was striving for healthy eats today. I think the junk foods trigger me to grab for more, so I'm going to try to focus on as much whole foods as possible. It will take some time, I love my junk and have a house full of it that I don't want to waste. Little by little, hopefully I can get to eating a "clean" diet most of the time. We'll see how it goes! You know I love to try these experiments in eating!

Breakfast was 1/2 c. Fiber One and 1/2 c. skim milk topped with 8 strawberries. I also had a mangled hard boiled egg white. I hate when the shell doesn't want to come off! A filling 3 POINT breakfast...


While I was eating this, I thought for a minute that the milk had gone bad. I had just bought this the other date and it didn't expire until April, but it didn't taste right to me. I had the husband taste it, too. Why do we ask someone to taste something when we think it's bad??? It's that weird? Who wants to taste something bad? But, the husband tried it and said it was perfectly fine. I don't know why it tasted weird to me; maybe I'm used to Almond Breeze now.


I had a hair appointment at lunchtime and some errands to run after, so I ate lunch a little early. I was excited to try these new Ezekiel Sprouted Grain Burger Buns...

They are huge and so hearty! One bun is 170 cal., 1.5 gr. fat, 6 gr. fiber and 9 gr. protein which comes in at 3 POINTS. I went with a Boca Bruschetta Tomato Basil Parmesan Veggie Patty and 1 tbsp. lite mozzarella to go on the hearty bun. I had just enough time for a side of carrots before heading out the door. A yummy 5 POINT lunch...

Lots of cleaning went on around this filthy house this afternoon. It feels so good to have things in order... for 25 seconds. The daughters came home from school. Snack crumbs and spilled drinks found their way back to the floor. Oh well, I tried. After re-cleaning some stuff, I stopped for a snack of 2 small plums for 1 POINT....

Pretty good, eh??? Fruit for a snack. Just fruit. No crunch = no munch. Could this be the secret to keeping from munching away in the afternoon???
And it was pizza for dinner tonight. I had originally planned on making pasta for myself, but it got too late and I was beginning to get a little too hungry. I decided to go with the pizza and a big salad of endive, escarole and radicchio dressed with a little olive oil, red wine vinegar and a drizzle of honey. I took my time eating tonight, trying to really enjoy everything on my plate. I found that one slice and the salad was enough to feel satisified. It was a great 9 POINT dinner...


After more cleaning, I'm calling it a night! I'm posting this while getting a fabulous new hairstyle by little daughter who is VERY rough and yanking out many of my hairs. Hopefully she will get some of the gray ones. YIKES! Ouch, I'm thinking she does not have a future in the world of cosmetology ;) I am also enjoying this Banana Date Breakfast Cookie for 2 POINTS...


Mmmm...works for me! Gotta go "tip" my hairstylist. Have a great night:)

11 comments:

The Incredible Shrinking Family said...

Those Bocca burgers are wonderful ! I love them, but sadly they don't carry that variety at Sams. so we usually eat the plain ones only.

Pizza is on the menu for me tomorrow night for son's birthday.

You are doing really well with your move to clean eating !

Sharon said...

Great job in terms of eating! Love it all! Pizza looks delicious!

Sue said...

Those buns look so good! When you buy your Ezekiel bread products, are they always frozen? Do they have any preservatives in them? Or do they go bad really fast?

thecleanveggie said...

LOVE the pizza and boca burger :)
sounds like a great day of eats!

Joania said...

Hi..just found your blog and love it. That fibre one breakfast looks great..must try it!!H

Marisa (Trim The Fat) said...

Sue - They are terrific! I find the Ezekiel breads in the freezer section of my local supermarkets. Most of them carry the bread, but Giant has the best selection carrying the english muffins, bread and buns. No preservatives and also no flour, so you have to keep them in the freezer so they stay fresh. I just defrost in the micro for a few seconds. They are a bit on the pricey side - english muffins are 3.99, breads are in the 4 dollar range. So worth it,though:)

Kelly said...

Cute! I love your daughter doign your hair. :)

That pizza looks sooooo good. A true wekaness for me.

You did good with your munching! The carbcheck bagels seem to be helping me out.
OH, and I get them at Krgoer in the bakery section near their bagels. I found them under the bagel bin. Does that make sense?

Thanks for the encouraging comment you left on my blog. It means a lot to me. :)

Melissa said...

I need to try that breakfast cookie. It looks great!!

Michelle said...

Great post - I love reading about what other BLBE'ers are eating, the pictures are great too! Keep up the great work!

Sarah said...

You are amazing to stop at just one piece of pizza, lol. I couldn't do that.

Great eats as always, and the milk situtation is funny because don't we all do that?

Also love your new profile pic!

theskinnyplate said...

Those Ezekiel buns looks delicious looking!! Keep up the good work!!