The Sad Reality...
Sunday, April 17, 2016      15 comments

I have no idea how much weight I've gained. I haven't been on a scales for almost a year. One thing I do know- I have no clothes that fit! Luckily, I never got rid of this pair of black pants, so thankfully I had something to wear to the family ... Read more
Impulse Buy
Thursday, June 04, 2015      11 comments

I saw this ad on Facebook for these pants. They looked cute and comfortable. So I bought them ($12) I NEVER buy clothes online-ever! But I figured these, being loose fitting, just might work AND the colors are gorgeous! I should add that the... Read more
Chicken Sausage Veggie pasta
Friday, April 24, 2015      4 comments

This was really good, but WAY too much pasta! next time I will use 1/4 of the amount of pasta. ... Read more
Shrimp Salad
Friday, April 24, 2015      2 comments

I was at the store yesterday and saw this shrimp salad in the deli. I decided I could make a lower calorie version...and WOW it was delicious! Cocktail shrimp cucumber red pepper celery chives Light Mayo ... Read more
Mung Bean experiment
Friday, December 12, 2014      4 comments

I bought some dried mung beans in the bulk food section at the grocery store a couple months ago. Today I decided to cook them up and see what they tasted like. I boiled them in water. Added curry, garlic, seasoning salt and smoked paprika ... Read more
8 YEARS TODAY! (Oct 25)
Saturday, October 25, 2014      6 comments

i LOVE Sparkpeople! I've lost 100 pounds several times in my life...only to gain it all back in record time! I never made the "lifestyle" change....this time I did! I had to let go of the all or nothing mentality. That was so hard for me to do! ... Read more
Tomato Wrap (Flat Out)
Friday, August 08, 2014      9 comments

I love these Flat Outs! 90 calories! And 9g of protein! This is what I've been having for breakfast everyday for the last few weeks ... Read more
Cabbage- Mushrooms- tofu
Thursday, January 23, 2014      4 comments

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Fried Oysters w/ tartar sauce (Low Cal)
Saturday, January 04, 2014      8 comments

I had a craving last night for fried oysters with tartar sauce. So my challenge was to try and make it as low cal as possible. 1. TARTAR SAUCE: (reg has 160 calories- mine has 60 cals) next time I will add some finely chopped pickles to th... Read more
Pumpkin Oatmeal (baked)
Friday, December 06, 2013      13 comments

I made this yesterday and it was so delicious! It's not very sweet (I like sweet!) so I used a little bit of sugar free maple syrup on top. ... Read more
Thursday, October 10, 2013      6 comments

Coleslaw- yum! So easy to make it low cal and it has all the same flavor as the regular stuff. The last 2 batches I added the "secret" ingredient. Picture says it all... ... Read more
Spinach, Tofu, Mushrooms...and Spam? LOL
Friday, October 04, 2013      4 comments

Mike requested Spam and fried potatoes for dinner last night- LOL. I've never cooked Spam in my life, nor do I really know how to fry potatoes, but I pulled it off- he ate it all! I'm on a spinach/tofu/mushroom kick right now, so that's w... Read more
Mushroom Stroganoff W/Zucchini "pasta"
Thursday, August 01, 2013      8 comments

Simple, cheap and low calorie...and really delicious! The pictures tell the story... *Mushrooms *zucchini *fat free sour cream *Zero Calorie Butter spray *Chives *sprinkle of Ranch Dressing ... Read more
Sweet Chili Sauce
Friday, February 01, 2013      14 comments

I remember my mom buying this stuff years ago. Mainly she poured it on chicken(fish or pork) and baked in the oven. This chili sauce is very mild. It looks like it would really pack a kick, but it is much more mild than you would think. ... Read more
Egg White Salad
Thursday, January 31, 2013      7 comments

I love Trader Joe's Egg white salad! It comes in Spicy Ranchero or Chive. Today I made my version of the spicy ranchero and it turn out fabulous! I bought a jar of... Read more

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