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Another barely cooked meal 😂

Lightly breaded chicken strips and cut green Beans

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I forgot to place the fork in the frame for reference size of the meal but this is bowl is the size of a salad plate

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On 07/26/2021 at 22:25, GreenTealael said:






What are the ingredients? Mostly egg?

At 4weeks post op what stage in the diet does your team have you on? Were you encouraged to do timed eating to prevent overeating?




Looks delicious BTW 😍



So it’s 2 eggs and liquid cream mixed with 2 cooked oignons in 1 tbsp of butter and 500gr salmon. And this is 1/8 of that whole thing. I’m supposed to start eating normal food. And also I take a lot of time to eat. But I only eat 1 meal a day I can’t eat more. Now I feel like I want another slice of that same size 😂

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5 hours ago, lrania said:

So it’s 2 eggs and liquid cream mixed with 2 cooked oignons in 1 tbsp of butter and 500gr salmon. And this is 1/8 of that whole thing. I’m supposed to start eating normal food. And also I take a lot of time to eat. But I only eat 1 meal a day I can’t eat more. Now I feel like I want another slice of that same size 😂


That doesn’t seem too crazy especially if you track the calories. Its roughly 224 cals, 16g Protein, 16g fat and 7g carbs per 1/8th serving according to your recipe (possibly different, you could track it more accurately than me)

If you are not already, try tracking calories. It can help when deciding what to add/omit from recipes or serving size to eat. Definitely run the recipe by your nutritionist (if you have one) to see what they think too.

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Found some Camembert on sale while picking up more kale and spinach today so had that for dinner with garlic olive oil crostini, 1/3 a croissant and snow peas. The one piece of cheese is from the kids trying it and they aren’t a fan so more for me 😋
Ended up eating a total of 5 crostini, about one whole wedge of Camembert, the 1/3 croissant, and 3 total snow peas. I’m still working on the raw veggies not blended thing. Getting there though!

Also, I may have impulse bought several hydroponic systems over the last month and finally started germinating seeds in 2 of them today! Growing cherry tomatoes, Genovese and Thai basil, thyme, curly parsley, big daddy peppers, pak Choi, curled cress, red fire lettuce, dwarf kale, Chinese cabbage (2 kinds), baby leaf mustard greens, arugula, spinach, Swiss chard, and I think Chinese lettuce. Waiting on another aerogarden 🤷‍♀️ to arrive Thursday to grow some salad greens and move the herbs from the one they’re in now. No one seems as excited about my recent adventure as I do! 😂

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8 hours ago, Starwarsandcupcakes said:

Found some Camembert on sale while picking up more kale and spinach today so had that for dinner with garlic olive oil crostini, 1/3 a croissant and snow peas. The one piece of cheese is from the kids trying it and they aren’t a fan so more for me 😋
Ended up eating a total of 5 crostini, about one whole wedge of Camembert, the 1/3 croissant, and 3 total snow peas. I’m still working on the raw veggies not blended thing. Getting there though!

Also, I may have impulse bought several hydroponic systems over the last month and finally started germinating seeds in 2 of them today! Growing cherry tomatoes, Genovese and Thai basil, thyme, curly parsley, big daddy peppers, pak Choi, curled cress, red fire lettuce, dwarf kale, Chinese cabbage (2 kinds), baby leaf mustard greens, arugula, spinach, Swiss chard, and I think Chinese lettuce. Waiting on another aerogarden 🤷‍♀️ to arrive Thursday to grow some salad greens and move the herbs from the one they’re in now. No one seems as excited about my recent adventure as I do! 😂

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Growing food is so empowering!

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Today’s “breakfast” (at 1pm) and afternoon snack:

Breakfast sandwich mini sliders: french omelette, fried prosciutto, Gouda and avocado in a mini potato roll. I had one of the sliders (bread and all! One slider is about the size of a golf ball) 118 calories.

Prosciutto, gouda and cherries: 378 calories, ate it all

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Oh! And i baked a cherry pie this afternoon.

Totally forgot to take a pic of it baked before fam and friends ate the entire thing, oopsies.

I had a forkful to taste as i was still pretty full from my prosciutto-cheese-cherry snack. It was delicious…I guess its a good thing its all gone lol.

Estimated cals from the bite: 50 calories (yes, i will log bites of food, don’t judge me! lol)

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On 7/26/2021 at 10:08 PM, GreenTealael said:

Its roughly 224 cals, 16g Protein, 16g fat and 7g carbs per 1/8th serving according to your recipe (possibly different, you could track it more accurately than me)

The photo shows a crust which isn't accounted for in this tally. (I frequently forget to log parts of recipes, too.)

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1 hour ago, ms.sss said:

Today’s “breakfast” (at 1pm) and afternoon snack:

Breakfast sandwich mini sliders: french omelette, fried prosciutto, Gouda and avocado in a mini potato roll. I had one of the sliders (bread and all! One slider is about the size of a golf ball) 118 calories.

Prosciutto, gouda and cherries: 378 calories, ate it all

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Such happy little sandwiches...like you! How goes your summer, darling!?

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lunch out yesterday while running errands from The Leftovers Cafe in Jupiter. BQ grilled chicken, Brie (not a fan) with plantains (do love) - along with a side of their Mexican street corn. Ate about ¾ chicken, small slice of plantain and couple bites of coconut rice (yum) and corn. The rest went for hubs lunch today.

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Another work day, another photo of packed meals! The red Blender Bottle is home to 6oz organic soy milk, 4oz unsweetened almond milk, 1 fistful each spinach and kale, 1 cup mango chunks and a scoop Syntrax matrix orange creme Protein Powder.< br /> Then we have in the blue container a boca chik’n patty with a cup roasted asparagus and 5 cherry tomatoes in 1tsp homemade garlic olive oil (just garlic powder, roasted garlic salt from Amazon, and olive oil left to sit on the counter).
Then we have my Protein Shake for coffee (GNC Girl Scout chocolate Peanut Butter cookie flavored! 🤤), a packet of beef bouillon, a packet of Tomato Soup (I ❤️ soup!!), beef Jerky, an orange, a 100 calorie pack of dark chocolate almonds (delish!), apple chips, a pineapple in 100% juice cup, and finally some Sriracha sunrise hippeas Snacks (it’s 200 calories but they’re sooooo good!).

I’m betting the pineapple will make it to another lunch along with either the almonds or beef jerky. We’ll see how hungry I get tonight. 😂

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22 hours ago, Sophie7713 said:

Such happy little sandwiches...like you! How goes your summer, darling!?

@Sophie7713 !!! My summer goes well, thank you! (Well at least as well as it could be given the current world circumstances) Aching to go on vacation but Mr. is not so keen yet :(

looks like you aren’t on here as much as the good old days (you and me both!)…but I suppose that can be seen as a good thing: means we are busying ourselves with other things, lol.

how are things in your side of the continent? Have you and Mr. (and bobby of course) made a move yet??

❤️

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2 hours ago, Starwarsandcupcakes said:

Another work day, another photo of packed meals! The red Blender Bottle is home to 6oz organic soy milk, 4oz unsweetened almond milk, 1 fistful each spinach and kale, 1 cup mango chunks and a scoop Syntrax matrix orange creme Protein Powder.< br /> Then we have in the blue container a boca chik’n patty with a cup roasted asparagus and 5 cherry tomatoes in 1tsp homemade garlic olive oil (just garlic powder, roasted garlic salt from Amazon, and olive oil left to sit on the counter).
Then we have my Protein Shake for coffee (GNC Girl Scout chocolate Peanut Butter cookie flavored! 🤤), a packet of beef bouillon, a packet of Tomato Soup (I ❤️ soup!!), beef Jerky, an orange, a 100 calorie pack of dark chocolate almonds (delish!), apple chips, a pineapple in 100% juice cup, and finally some Sriracha sunrise hippeas Snacks (it’s 200 calories but they’re sooooo good!).

I’m betting the pineapple will make it to another lunch along with either the almonds or beef Jerky. We’ll see how hungry I get tonight. 😂

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Your dedication to meal prep is awe inspiring ❤️

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Its one of those nights…tonight’s dinner: a bag of microwave popcorn 🙄. Ate it all (fam had a couple handfuls, but I ate the majority of it) : 190 calories

P.S. newbies: im almost 3 years out so this may not be advisable for y’all. Do as i say, not as i do!! 😂

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1 hour ago, ms.sss said:

Your dedication to meal prep is awe inspiring ❤️

Well thank you! If I don’t plan for work then I don’t eat because vending machines are too expensive to eat out of.

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