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When Temptation Lurks...

Saturday, August 02, 2008

HAPPY SATURDAY!!!

Before going to a Church Breakfast or Wedding Shower or someplace I know temptation lurks, I make myself a CHEESECAKE SHAKE to drink in the car on the way (I added two of my recipes on SparkPeople Recipes.)

This FILLS me up and gives me the sweetness I enjoy so I am not tempted. At the event, I give myself a plate of fruit and TALK AND LAUGH with people... I don't miss a thing!!! I am full!!!
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“Desire is the key to motivation, but it's determination and commitment to an unrelenting pursuit of your goal -- a commitment to excellence -- that will enable you to attain the success you seek.” -- Mario Andretti

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Below are RECIPES I've submitted to SparkPeople mainly because they are favorites with my family and I wanted them in my FOOD JOURNAL FAVORITES.

** They are each VERY healthy and VERY flavorful and VERY FILLING! **

Try one or two of these RECIPES and PLEASE RATE. Thanks!!!
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Strawberry Cheesecake Shake

Jamocha Cheesecake Shake

Cucumber, Tomato Summer Salad

Dip for Vegetables- 1/4 cup servings

Mango & Black Bean Salsa

Pasta Salad w/ Veggies

Pumpkin "Cheesecake" (No-Crust)

SOUP- Vegetarian Chili

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I wish you a SUCCESSFUL and HEALTH-FILLED WEEKEND!!!

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  • MISSHOLLYDAE
    I soo need a blender, lol.
    4703 days ago
  • SUNSHINE4747
    I will try your recipes sometime soon-

    I like your idea of having something sweet before an event.

    I have a birthday party to attend tomorrow for my friend's son. I do not want to be attempted to over indulge. I shall keep your strategy in mind before I go.

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    4705 days ago
  • DARE2CHANGE
    Preparation is definitely the key to success. It is something I am learning to change to. Hace a good weekend yourself
    4705 days ago
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