🐔 TAMARIND CHICKEN | 🍮 PATÉ | 🍜 BEEF RICE NOODLE BOWL

🐔 TAMARIND CHICKEN & VEGGIES
▪️ Chicken Breast
▪️ Tamarind Powder
▪️ Purple Carrot
▪️ Broccoli
▪️ Lemon Herb Butter
▪️ Cucumber
▪️ Grape Tomatoes
▪️ Garlic Stuffed Olives
▪️ Skinny Latina Dressing

♨️ CHICKEN COOKED IN
@ninjakitchen Foodi Smart XL Air Fryer Oven
Preheated – Middle Rack
400° for 20min 

BROCCOLI & CARROTS
💨 Steamed in @goodcookcom Microwave Steamer
4min on High

Good Cooks Microwave Steamer
https://amzn.to/3qcHXHf

🧮 CALORIES – 549
⭐⭐⭐⭐☆

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🍜 BEEF RICE NOODLE BOWL
▪️ Beef Rice Noodle Bowl Kit 🆕 👎🏼
▪️ Bean Sprouts
▪️ Baby Corn
▪️ Dried Wakame Seaweed
▪️ Lime Juice

🧮 CALORIES – 560
⭐⭐⭐☆☆

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🍮 BOURBON CHICKEN PATÉ
▪️ Homemade Paté
▪️ Triscuit Thin Crisps

🧮 CALORIES – 420
⭐⭐⭐⭐☆ 

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🧮 TOTAL CALORIES CONSUMED – 1528

Super hot today (87°) – so I hid in the AC but it is cooling back off to the 60s thank goodness…

Thank you for joining me today.
Until tomorrow…
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🍜 PEANUT SESAME NOODLE BOWL | 🍋 FRUIT & YOGURT BOWL | 🐷 PORK LOIN & VEGGIES

🍜 PEANUT SESAME RICE NOODLE BOWL
▪️ Peanut Sesame Noodle Kit
▪️ Seasoned Bamboo Shoots
▪️ Baby Bok Choy
▪️ Baby Corn
▪️ Bean Sprouts
▪️ Lime Juice
▪️ ZRoll Shrimp Snack Roll

🧮 CALORIES – 784
⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

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🍓 FRUIT & YOGURT BOWL
▪️ Lemon Yogurt [Noosa] 🆕 👍🏻
▪️ Raspberries

🧮 CALORIES – 322
⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

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🐷 PORK LOIN & VEGGIES
▪️ Pork Loin
▪️ Purple Potato
▪️ Artichoke
▪️ Lemon Herb Butter
▪️ Greek Yogurt
▪️ Worchestershire Sauce

♨️ PORK COOKED IN
@ninjakitchen Foodi Smart XL Air Fryer Oven
Preheated – Middle Rack
400° for 15min

🌀 INSTANT POT ARTICHOKE
Cooked in @mychefiq 6Q Smart Cooker
Trim artichoke stem (and petal tips if needed). Cut off the top inch or so of the artichoke and rinse to remove any dirt between the petals.

Place Artichoke on trivet or in steamer basket face up, squeeze juice of 1 lemon into the crevices (*optional), add lemon halves to pot with 1 cup water.

Cook 20min on High Pressure + Natural Release

https://www.gimmesomeoven.com/how-to-cook-and-eat-an-artichoke

🧮 CALORIES – 508
⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

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🧮 TOTAL CALORIES CONSUMED – 1616

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Thank you for joining me today.
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🍓 FRUIT & YOGURT BOWL | 🍜 PEANUT SESAME NOODLE BOWL

🎯 DAILY CALORIE TARGET – 1343
🧮 ACTUAL CALORIES CONSUMED –  1334 ✅

🎯 MACRO TARGETS HIT – ❌
Wayyyyyyy over on carbs and wayyyy under protein.  I wanted the noodles and they are 89 carbs 😋

👟 ACTIVITY ACHIEVED  – ❌

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🍓 FRUIT & YOGURT BOWL
▪️ Cherry Orchard Yogurt
▪️ Strawberries
▪️ Nectarine
▪️ Almond Agave Granola

🧮 CALORIES – 331
⭐⭐⭐⭐☆

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🍜 PEANUT SESAME NOODLE BOWL
▪️ Peanut Sesame Noodle Kit
▪️ Seasoned Bamboo Shoots
▪️ Wasabi Peas
▪️ Green Beans
▪️ Lime Juice

🧮 CALORIES – 771
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🍑 FRUIT & YOGURT BOWL
▪️ Nectarine
▪️ Trail Mix
▪️ Honey Greek Yogurt

🧮 CALORIES – 233
⭐⭐⭐⭐☆

Many thanks to @krogerco and @misfitsmarket for providing all my gorgeous produce.

Thank you for joining me today.
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🍜 RICE NOODLE BOWL | 🍖 PASTRAMI BRIE ROLL UPS | 🥘 BEANS & POTATOES

🎯 DAILY CALORIE TARGET – 1200
🧮 ACTUAL CALORIES CONSUMED –  1186 ✅

🎯 MACRO TARGETS HIT – ✅

👟 ACTIVITY ACHIEVED – ✅
LEVEL UP – Increased Target Goals

▪️ Mailbox Walk + Feed Store
▪️ 250 Arm Exercises
▪️ 250 Air Boxes
▪️ Boogie Break
⭐ 2500 Steps Total

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🍜 RICE NOODLE BOWL
▪️ Hengyang Rice Noodle Kit 🆕
▪️ Baby Bok Choy
▪️ Shimeji Mushrooms
▪️ Wasabi Edamame
▪️ Seasoned Bamboo Shoots

🆕 – Wouldn’t buy again – not bad, not too spicy but didn’t have much flavor for me

🧮 CALORIES – 408
⭐⭐⭐☆☆

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🍖 PASTRAMI BRIE ROLLUPS
▪️ Turkey Pastrami
▪️ Brie
▪️ Dijon Mustard
▪️ Garlic Olives

🧮 CALORIES – 334
⭐⭐⭐⭐☆

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🥘 BEANS & POTATO
(Needed protein to meet my macros)
▪️ Black Beans
▪️ Canadian Bacon
▪️ Yukon Gold Potatoes
▪️ Greek Yogurt
▪️ Lemon Herb Butter

🧮 CALORIES – 444
⭐⭐⭐⭐☆

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Many thanks to @krogerco and @misfitsmarket for providing all my gorgeous produce.

Thank you for joining me today.
Until tomorrow…
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🍜 PEANUT SESAME NOODLE BOWL

🎯 DAILY CALORIE RANGE – 1249 to 1399
🧮 ACTUAL CALORIES CONSUMED –  1020 ❌

Today was another off day. I went into town to do that food shop and since I can’t eat before I go run errands, I only started to have something once I got home. But it turned out that I did too much while I was in town and ended up not feeling very well at all. So I missed all of my target’s today except activity.

🎯 MACRO TARGETS HIT – ❌

👟 ACTIVITY ACHIEVED  – ✅
Errands alone put me over my target here…

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🍜 PEANUT SESAME RICE NOODLE BOWL & BAO BUNS
▪️ Peanut Sesame Noodle Kit
▪️ Seasoned Bamboo Shoots
▪️ Pork, Cabbage & Leek Bao Bun

PORK BUNS
🌀 COOKED IN
@mychefiq 6Q Smart Pressure Cooker
STEAM Setting – 15min from frozen
Steamer Basket on trivet stand – 2c water in liner
(Perfect)

🧮 CALORIES – 868
⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

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👅 RANDOM EXTRAS
▪️ Gogo Applesauce
▪️ Orange Juice

🧮 CALORIES – 152
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Many thanks to @krogerco and @misfitsmarket for providing all my gorgeous produce.

Thank you for joining me today.
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🥗 ASIAGO KALE GRILLED CHICKEN SALAD | 🍜 SHRIMP RICE NOODLE BOWL

DAILY MEAL HIGHLIGHTS
🌞 Good morning 🌞 gentle friends!
Let’s get this day started…

🎯 DAILY CALORIE TARGET – 1500
🧮 ACTUAL CALORIES CONSUMED – 1498
** I generally eat 2 meals a day – brunch/dinner – so my calories per meal will be larger **

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🥗 ASIAGO KALE CHICKEN SALAD w SHISHITO PEPPERS & HALLOUMI CHEESE
▪️ Asiago Kale Salad Kit (incl dressing / toppings)
▪️ Chicken Breast Strips @perdue
▪️ Clover & Broccoli Sprouts
▪️ Grape Tomatoes
▪️ Mandarins
▪️ Pineapple
▪️ Avocado
▪️ Shishito Peppers
▪️ Red Onions
▪️ Roma Tomato
▪️ French Onion Butter
▪️ Halloumi Cheese

😋😋😋😋 4/5
🧮 CALORIES – 874

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🍜 MUSHROOM LUO SI RICE NOODLE BOWL (leftovers)
▪️ Mushroom Noodle Kit (½ package)
Rice Noodles, Soup Base, Vinegar, Pickled Bamboo Shoots, Pickled Green Beans and Peppers, Chili Mushrooms, Peanuts (also comes with Fried Tofu Skins, Yuba Sticks and Chili Oil but I didn’t use – calories are adjusted accordingly)
▪️ Kale
▪️ Mushrooms
▪️ Duck Egg
▪️ Xrg Shrimp
▪️ Togarashi 7 Spice Seasoning

😋😋😋😋 4/5
🧮 CALORIES – 505

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👅 RANDOM EXTRAS
▪️ GoGo Applesauce
▪️ Red Grapes

🧮 CALORIES – 116

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Many thanks to @krogerco and @misfitsmarket for providing all my gorgeous produce.

Thank you for joining me today.
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🍜 MUSHROOM LUO SI RICE NOODLE BOWL & SANDWICH | 🥩 EYE OF ROUND STEAK & VEGGIES

DAILY MEAL HIGHLIGHTS
🌞 Good morning 🌞 gentle friends!
Let’s get this day started…

🎯 DAILY CALORIE TARGET – 1500
🧮 ACTUAL CALORIES CONSUMED – 1508 🌟
** I generally eat 2 meals a day – brunch/dinner – so my calories per meal will be larger **



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🍜 MUSHROOM LUO SI RICE NOODLE BOWL & CHICKEN SANDWICH
▪️ Mushroom Noodle Kit (½ package)
Rice Noodles, Soup Base, Vinegar, Pickled Bamboo Shoots, Pickled Green Beans and Peppers, Chili Mushrooms, Tofu Sticks, Peanuts (also comes with Fried Tofi Skins and Chili Oil but I didn’t use either – calories are adjusted accordingly)
▪️ Crab Flavored Tofu Square
▪️ Kimchi Toasted Seaweed Sheets

▪️ Dark Rye Bread
▪️ Grilled Chicken Strips @perdue
▪️ Lettuce / Tomato / Onion
▪️ Lemonaise Light Mayo
▪️ Dijon Mustard

😋😋😋😋 4/5
🧮 CALORIES – 794

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🥩 EYE OF ROUND STEAK & VEGGIES
▪️ Eye of Round Steak
▪️ Worchestershire Sauce
▪️ Asparagus
▪️ Red Potato
▪️ Greek Yogurt
▪️ Broccoli
▪️ Mexi Cheese

😋😋😋😋😋 5/5
🧮 CALORIES – 437

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👅 RANDOM EXTRAS

🍒 FRUIT SALAD
▪️ Mandarins
▪️ Pineapple
▪️ Pomegranate Arils
▪️ Kiwifruit
▪️ Coconut Chips

🧮 CALORIES – 275

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Many thanks to @krogerco and @misfitsmarket for providing all my gorgeous produce.

Thank you for joining me today.
Until tomorrow…
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🥣 TOMATO LUO SI RICE NOODLE BOWL | 🌿 STEAMED ARTICHOKE & GARLIC BREAD

DAILY MEAL HIGHLIGHTS
🌞 Good morning 🌞 gentle friends!
Let’s get this day started…

🎯 DAILY CALORIE TARGET – 1500
** I generally eat 2 meals a day – brunch/dinner – so my calories per meal will be larger **

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🥣 TOMATO LUO SI RICE NOODLE BOWL
▪️ Tomato Rice Noodle Kit 🌶️
(nice but spicier than I thought it would be – whew)
Rice noodles, soup base, tomato paste pack, bamboo shoots, pickled long beans, fried yuba skins, peanuts

▪️ Imitation Crab Stick
▪️ Dried Wakame
▪️ Clover & Alfalfa Sprouts
▪️ Purple Cabbage
▪️ Grape Tomatoes
▪️ Green Onions
▪️ Furikake Seasoning Mix

😋😋😋😋 4/5
🧮 CALORIES – 839

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🍀 STEAMED ARTICHOKE & GARLIC BREAD
Brunch was super filling – I ate it over a couple sittings so by the time I got to dinner, I didn’t want much. Two lemony buttery Artichokes and a bit of crusty bread was perfect!

▪️ Artichoke x2
▪️ Lemon Juice
▪️ Lemon Dill Butter
▪️ Pretzel Bun
▪️ French Onion Butter
▪️ Garlic Powder
▪️ Italian Seasoning

INSTANT POT ARTICHOKE
🌀 Cooked in @mychefiq 6Q Smart Cooker
Trim artichoke stem (and petal tips if needed). Cut off the top inch or so of the artichoke and rinse to remove any dirt between the petals. Place Artichoke on trivet or in steamer basket face up, squeeze juice of 1 lemon into the crevices (*optional), add lemon halves to pot with 1 cup water.

Cook 20min on High Pressure + Natural Release

STOVETOP VERSION:
https://www.gimmesomeoven.com/how-to-cook-and-eat-an-artichoke

😋😋😋😋 4/5
🧮 CALORIES – 608

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👅 RANDOM EXTRAS
▪️ Strawberries

🧮 CALORIES – 48

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Many thanks to @krogerco and @misfitsmarket for providing all my gorgeous produce.

Thank you for joining me today.
Until tomorrow…
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🍜 PEANUT SESAME SHRIMP NOODLE BOWL | 🥣 CHEESE TORTELLINI SOUP & SALAD

DAILY MEAL HIGHLIGHTS
🌞 Good morning 🌞 gentle friends!
Let’s get this day started…

🧮 DAILY CALORIE TARGET – 1500
** I generally eat 2 meals a day – brunch/dinner – so my calories per meal will be larger **

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🍜 PEANUT SESAME SHRIMP NOODLE BOWL
▪️ Peanut Sesame Noodle Kit (minus the 🌶️ chili oil)
▪️ Xlrg Shrimp
▪️ Super Greens Blend
▪️ Mini Bell Pepper
▪️ Clover & Alfalfa Sprouts
▪️ Green Onion
▪️ ZRoll Shrimp Snack Roll

I used a kit from @sayweee_official but these 2 recipes from @alyssa_therecipecritic and @carlsbadcravings would work brilliantly!

https://therecipecritic.com/thai-peanut-sesame-noodles/#wprm-recipe-container-98444
https://carlsbadcravings.com/peanut-sesame-noodles-recipe

😋😋😋😋 4/5
🧮 CALORIES – 768

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🥣 THREE CHEESE TORTELLINI SOUP & SALAD
▪️ Three Cheese Tortellini Soup @progresso
▪️ Asiago Kale Salad Kit @yourtaylorfarms
▪️ Grape Tomatoes
▪️ Lemon Stuffed Olives
▪️ Homemade Pickled Red Onion
▪️ Goat Cheese

😋😋😋😋 4/5
🧮 CALORIES – 660

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👅 RANDOM EXTRAS
▪️ Gogo Applesauce

🧮 CALORIES – 70

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Many thanks to @krogerco and @misfitsmarket for providing all my gorgeous produce.

Thank you for joining me today.
Until tomorrow…
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🍜 PORK PHO BOWL | 🍒 FRUIT SALAD | 🥪 ARBY’S PECAN CHICKEN SALAD SANDWICH

DAILY MEAL HIGHLIGHTS
🌞 Good morning 🌞 gentle friends!
Let’s get this day started…


** I generally eat 2 meals a day – brunch/dinner – so my calories per meal will be larger **

🍜 PORK & MUSHROOM PHO NOODLE BOWL
▪️ Pho’nomenal Rice Noodle Bowl 🆕
▪️ Mushrooms
▪️ Micro Sprouts
▪️ Center Cut Pork
▪️ Lime Juice

🆕 Pho Noodle Bowl – bought at Sam’s Club or
https://phonomenalfoods.com/products
/phonomenal-bowl-beef

Nice! For me (and my weak tastebuds) it definitely needed the lime juice as it was a bit bland otherwise but the noodle texture was good for a quick noodle.

🥣🥣🥣🥣 4/5
🧮 CALORIES – 377

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🥪 ARBY’S PECAN CHICKEN SALAD SANDWICH
I was running the last of my errands yesterday and other than a Dr appt at the end of the month – I don’t need to go back to town for a few weeks.

I decided I wanted an Arby’s Sandwich but didn’t check the nutrition beforehand. I ended up not having it last night so I was a bit surprised when I looked it up this morning and found it was 840 calories. Whew!

No problem. I just worked my day backwards around it but sadly it was quite dry and not very nice. I wouldn’t buy it again.

▪️ Pecan Chicken Salad Sandwich
▪️ Red Potato
▪️ Greek Yogurt
▪️ Mild Salsa

🥣🥣🥣🥣 3/5
🧮 CALORIES – 998

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👅 RANDOM EXTRAS

🍒 FRUIT SALAD
After having problems with my fridge last week, I have lots of fruit I needed to eat up so I pulled everything together into this fruit salad. I also have some kiwifruit and berries I can add but they get mushy if you put them in the general mix so I leave those until I’m serving it.

▪️ Pineapple
▪️ Mandarins
▪️ Pomegranate Arils
▪️ Blueberries
▪️ Cherries
▪️ Green Grapes

🧮 CALORIES – 98/serving
Made 5 servings

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Many thanks to @krogerco and @misfitsmarket for providing all my gorgeous produce.

Thank you for joining me today.
Until tomorrow…
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🌶️ PICKLED PEPPERS | 🥗 MEXICAN CHOPPED SALAD |🍜 PEANUT SESAME NOODLE BOWL

DAILY MEAL HIGHLIGHTS
🌞 Good morning 🌞 gentle friends! 
Let’s get this day started…

** I generally eat 2 meals a day – brunch/dinner – so my calories per meal will be larger **

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🌶️ PICKLED PREP
Hungarian Wax Peppers (like banana peppers)
Inspired by and adapted from:

https://www.thecountrycook.net/easy-pickled-banana-peppers/#recipe

https://www.simplyscratch.com/homemade-pickled-banana-peppers

Asparagus

https://www.loveandlemons.com/pickled-asparagus

Adapted version:
▪️ 3c White Vinegar
▪️ 2c Water
▪️ ½c Cane Sugar
▪️ 2tbsp Dill Seasoning
▪️ ½tbsp Pink Salt

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🥗 MEXICAN CHOPPED SALAD
Inspired by and adapted from:

https://www.kathysvegankitchen.com/mexican-chopped-salad
https://mexicanfoodjournal.com/cilantro-lime-dressing

▪️ @organicgirl Super Greens
▪️ @lacostena Black Beans
▪️ Pepper Jack Cheese
▪️ Mini Bell Peppers
▪️ Zucchini
▪️ Corn*
▪️ Poblano Pepper
▪️ Grape Tomatoes
▪️ Avocado

▪️ @friendlyfarms @aldiusa Greek Yogurt
▪️ Cilantro
▪️ Lemon Juice 
▪️ Garlic Cloves
▪️ Grapeseed Oil
▪️ Apple Cider Vinegar
▪️ @kindersflavors The Blend Seasoning

🌀 INSTANT POT CORN ON THE COB
Cooked in @mychefiq 6Q Smart Cooker
Shuck corn and trim ends
1c water in liner
Corn on trivet stand
Cook 2min on High Pressure + Quick Release

https://sweetpeasandsaffron.com/instant-pot-corn-on-the-cob

🥣🥣🥣🥣 4/5
🧮 CALORIES –  327

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🍜 PEANUT SESAME NOODLE BOWL
▪️ @sayweee_official @wanhe Peanut Sesame Rice Noodle
▪️ Roasted Peanuts
▪️ Wasabi Peas

Noodle Kit:
https://www.sayweee.com/en/product/WanHe-Rice-Noodle-with-Sesame-Paste-Soup-Base-/14808


🥣🥣🥣🥣 4/5
🧮 CALORIES – 874

Many thanks to @krogerco and @misfitsmarket for providing all my gorgeous produce.

Thank you for joining me today. 
Until tomorrow…
In Love ♥ and Light 💫

🦐 LEMONGRASS & CHILI SHRIMP NOODLE BOWL

DAILY MEAL HIGHLIGHTS
🌞 Good morning 🌞 gentle friends!
Let’s get this day started…



** I generally eat 2 meals a day – brunch/dinner – so my calories per meal will be larger **

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🍜 LEMONGRASS & CHILI SHRIMP NOODLE BOWL
▪️ Lemongrass & Chili Rice Noodles 🆕
▪️ Glass Vermicelli Noodles (mung bean)
▪️ Xlrg Shrimp
▪️ Purple Cabbage
▪️ Shredded Carrot
▪️ Water Chestnuts
▪️ Mushrooms
▪️ Snow Peas
▪️ Wasabi Edamame
▪️ Lime Juice

🆕 – this did not have much flavor at all to my pretty dead tastebuds 😆 – would not buy again

▪️ Veggie Bao Buns 🆕
▪️ San*J Korean BBQ Sauce
🌀 COOKED IN
@mychefiq 6Q Smart Pressure Cooker
Cook 15min on STEAM
2 cups water + steamer basket on trivet
Perfect!

🆕 – I like the pork buns but these were pretty bland – I’ll stick with the Pork and Cabbage ones

🥣🥣🥣 3/5
🧮 CALORIES – 884

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No dinner – not feeling up to it.

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👅 RANDOM EXTRAS
▪️ Pineapple Juice (3oz to take Meds)

🥣🥣🥣🥣 4/5
🧮 CALORIES – 45

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Many thanks to @krogerco and @misfitsmarket for providing all my gorgeous produce.

Thank you for joining me today.
Until tomorrow…
In Love ♥ and Light 💫

🥣 INSTANT POT ZUPPA TOSCANA & SANDWICH | 🍜 PEANUT SESAME NOODLE BOWL

DAILY MEAL HIGHLIGHTS
🌞 Good morning 🌞 gentle friends!
Let’s get this day started…

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🥣 IP ZUPPA TOSCANA & GRILLED SANDWICH
▪️ Homemade Zuppa Toscana [made yesterday]
https://tinyurl.com/y9muech6

▪️ 21 Seed Bread
▪️ Havarti Cheese
▪️ Deli Sliced Ham
▪️ Deli Sliced Turkey
▪️ Bib Lettuce
▪️ Lemonaise Light Mayo
▪️ Dijon Mustard

🥣🥣🥣🥣 4/5
🧮 CALORIES – 816 (of daily 1646)
🥐 CARBS – 56g (of daily 124g)

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🍜 PEANUT SESAME NOODLE BOWL
▪️ Rice Noodles
▪️ Peanut Butter
▪️ Tahini
▪️ Soy Sauce
▪️ Lime Juice
▪️ Baby Bok Choy
▪️ Pickled Bamboo
▪️ Dried Wakame
▪️ Bantam Chicken Egg (local farm / yolk only)
▪️ Xlrg Shrimp

🥣🥣🥣🥣 4/5
🧮 CALORIES – 563 (of daily 1646)
🥐 CARBS – 54g (of daily 124g)

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👅 RANDOM EXTRAS
▪️ Olive Tapenade Hummus
▪️ English Cucumber

🥣🥣🥣🥣 4/5
🧮 CALORIES – 224 (of daily 1646)
🥐 CARBS – 16 (of daily 124g)

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🗓️ DAILY TOTALS
🧮 CALORIES – 1603 of 1646
🥐 CARBS – 125 of 124g

🎯 2022 HEALTH GOALS
🍎 WHOLE FOOD REFOCUS
🧟‍♀️ NO FUNKY FOOD FRANKENCHEMICALS
🌏 6 MONTH NEW ZEALAND TRIP – MAY 2023

📊 Calorie Command with the Healthi app
🧮 Calorie Target: 1646
🥐 Carbohydrate Target: 124g
(30% – Total, not Net Carbs)
[Monitoring carbs for Insulin Resistance]

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Many thanks to @krogerco and @misfitsmarket for providing all my gorgeous produce.

Thank you for joining me today.
Until tomorrow…
In Love ♥ and Light 💫

🐔 PESTO ALFREDO CHICKEN ON REPEAT | 🍜 PEANUT SESAME NOODLE BOWL

DAILY MEAL HIGHLIGHTS
🌞 Good morning 🌞 gentle friends!
Let’s get this day started…

JERKY
Prepped Beef and Chicken Jerky to dehydrate

CHICKEN
▪️ Chicken Breast
▪️ Preserved Chili Lime

BEEF
▪️ Eye of Round Steak
▪️ San*J Korean BBQ Sauce
▪️ Low Sodium Soy Sauce
▪️ The Blend (Salt, Pepper, Garlic)

♨️ COOKED IN
@ninjakitchen Foodi Smart XL Air Fryer Oven
Preheated – Middle Rack
DEHYDRATE Function
160° for 5hrs

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🐔 PESTO ALFREDO CHICKEN & SWEET KALE SALAD ON REPEAT
▪️ Chicken Breast
▪️ Newman’s Own Alfredo Sauce
▪️ Genovese Basil Pesto
▪️ Tamarind Sour Soup Mix

♨️ COOKED IN
@ninjakitchen Foodi Smart XL Air Fryer Oven
Preheated – Middle Rack
400° for 15min

🥗 SUPERFOOD SIDE SALAD
▪️Sweet Kale Chopped Salad Kit
▪️Sugar Snap Peas
▪️Carrot
▪️Broccoli
▪️Grape Tomatoes
▪️Baby Pickled Beets
▪️Mini Cucumber
▪️Avocado
▪️Baby Corn
▪️Raspberries
▪️Artichoke Hearts
▪️Goat Cheese Crumbles

🥣🥣🥣🥣🥣 5/5 🌟
🧮 CALORIES – 713 (of daily 1585)
🥐 CARBS – 42g (of daily 119g)
🔵 WW PersonalPoints – 14
(earned +2 veggie pt)

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🍜 PEANUT SESAME RICE NOODLE BOWL
▪️ Rice Noodles
▪️ Peanut Butter
▪️ Garlic Tahini
▪️ Toasted Sesame Oil
▪️ Low Sodium Soy Sauce
▪️ Dried Wakame Seaweed
▪️ Pickled Bamboo Shoots
▪️ Baby Bok Choy
▪️ Edamame

🥣🥣🥣 3/5
🧮 CALORIES – 506 (of daily 1585)
🥐 CARBS – 56g (of daily 119g)
🔵 WW PersonalPoints – 15
(earned +0 veggie pt)

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👅 RANDOM EXTRAS
▪️ Cracked Pepper & Herb Paté
▪️ Cheese & Garlic Flatbread Crisps

🥣🥣🥣🥣 4/5
🧮 CALORIES – 314 (of daily 1585)
🥐 CARBS – 18g (of daily 119g)
🔵 WW PersonalPoints – 12
(earned +0 veggie pt)

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🗓️ DAILY TOTALS
🧮 CALORIES – 1533 of 1585
🥐 CARBS – 117g of 119g
🔵 WW PersonalPoints – 41 of 19
(earned +2 veggie pts)

🎯 2022 HEALTH GOALS
🍎 WHOLE FOOD REFOCUS
🧟‍♀️ NO FUNKY FOOD FRANKENCHEMICALS
🌏 6 MONTH NEW ZEALAND TRIP – MAY 2023

📊 Calorie Command with the Healthi app
🧮 Calorie Target: 1585
🥐 Carbohydrate Target: 119g
(30% – Total, not Net Carbs)
[Monitoring carbs for Insulin Resistance]

🔵 I am also tracking on WW PersonalPoints just to show you the difference – I get 19pts/day + 28 Weeklies but since I don’t eat sugar free or most fat free products (food additive intolerances), points based plans don’t usually work well for me. This will be an interesting experiment.

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Many thanks to @krogerco and @misfitsmarket for providing all my gorgeous produce.

Thank you for joining me today.
Until tomorrow…
In Love ♥ and Light 💫

🍜 TOMATO SHRIMP NOODLE BOWL | 🍖 INSTANT POT POT ROAST

DAILY MEAL HIGHLIGHTS
🌞 Good morning 🌞 gentle friends!
Let’s get this day started…

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🍜 TOMATO SHRIMP KONJAC NOODLE BOWL
▪️ Tomato Konjac Noodle Kit ⚡
▪️ Xlrg Shrimp
▪️ Baby Bok Choy
▪️ Baby Corn
▪️ Sour Bamboo Shoots
▪️ Water Chestnuts
▪️ Edamame
▪️ Carrot
▪️ Purple Cabbage
▪️ Homemade English Muffin 🧾
▪️ Garlic, Parmesan & Basil Butter

The Homemade English Muffins are an adaptation of this recipe:
https://www.restlesschipotle.com/english-muffin-bread

💸 Cooked in this baking pan:
https://amzn.to/3L6mV7R

⚡ New product from Weee! – the Noodle texture was brilliant – especially for a 0 carb Noodle! The sauce was good but very similar to a standard Italian sauce which was sort of odd in an otherwise Asian bowl… 🤣 I am going to look to see if I can buy the noodles on their own…

🥣🥣🥣🥣 4/5
🧮 CALORIES – 814 (of daily 1585)
🥐 CARBS – 38g (of daily 119g)
🔵 WW PersonalPoints – 7
(earned +3 veggie pt)

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🍖 IP POT ROAST w VEGETABLES
▪️ Beef Shoulder Chuck Roast
▪️ Yukon Gold Potatoes
▪️ Rainbow Carrots
▪️ English Peas
▪️ Yellow Onion
▪️ Organic Beef Broth
▪️ Garlic Powder / Onion Powder / Umami Seasoning / Italian Seasoning
▪️ Worchestershire Sauce
▪️ Balsamic Vinegar
▪️ Tomato Paste
▪️ Cornstarch
▪️ Stir Fry Vegetable Mix
▪️ Garlic, Parmesan & Basil Butter

Adapted from and inspired by:
https://www.lecremedelacrumb.com/instant-pot-pot-roast-potatoes/#wprm-recipe-container-19052

https://www.thereciperebel.com/instant-pot-pot-roast-recipe-pressure-cooker-pot-roast-video

🌀 COOKED IN
@mychefiq 6Q Smart Pressure Cooker
Cook 60min on High Pressure + Natural Release

ROUGH COOKING GUIDE
20min per lb – thawed
30-35min per lb – frozen

I took out the vegetables when it finished but decided to cook the meat a bit longer while thickening the broth – results will vary on the cut used and your actual pot…

🥣🥣🥣🥣 4/5
🧮 CALORIES – 411 (of daily 1585)
🥐 CARBS – 27g (of daily 119g)
🔵 WW PersonalPoints – 21
(earned +2 veggie pt)

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👅 RANDOM EXTRAS
▪️Reeds Non Alcoholic Ginger Beer

🥣🥣🥣🥣🥣 5/5 🌟
🧮 CALORIES – 140 (of daily 1585)
🥐 CARBS – 36g (of daily 119g)
🔵 WW PersonalPoints – 11
(earned +0 veggie pt)

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🗓️ DAILY TOTALS
🧮 CALORIES – 1365 of 1585
🥐 CARBS – 101g of 119g
🔵 WW PersonalPoints – 45 of 19
(earned +5 veggie pts)

🎯 2022 HEALTH GOALS
🍎 WHOLE FOOD REFOCUS
🧟‍♀️ NO FUNKY FOOD FRANKENCHEMICALS
🌏 6 MONTH NEW ZEALAND TRIP – MAY 2023

📊 Calorie Command with the Healthi app
🧮 Calorie Target: 1585
🥐 Carbohydrate Target: 119g
(30% – Total, not Net Carbs)
[Monitoring carbs for Insulin Resistance]

🔵 I am also tracking on WW PersonalPoints just to show you the difference – I get 19pts/day + 28 Weeklies but since I don’t eat sugar free or most fat free products (food additive intolerances), points based plans don’t usually work well for me. This will be an interesting experiment.

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Many thanks to @krogerco and @misfitsmarket for providing all my gorgeous produce.

Thank you for joining me today.
Until tomorrow…
In Love ♥ and Light 💫

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🍜 PEANUT SESAME NOODLE BOWL w BAO | 👩🏻‍🍳 COOKING FOR SANDY

DAILY MEAL HIGHLIGHTS
🌞 Good morning 🌞 gentle friends!
Let’s get this day started…

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👩🏻‍🍳 COOKING FOR SANDY DAY
3 days a week, I cook meals for a neighbor who had a stroke last year and has limited mobility. We often share a meal kit or something similar and spend some time together since neither of us go out too much 😁

Today is one of her days. I’m enjoying having someone to cook for again.

I took her:
▪️Mackerel Potato Cakes w Tzatziki
▪️Broccoli, Carrot, Sugar Snap, Baby Corn, Grape Tomato, Purple Cabbage mix
▪️Pork Steamed Bun

I took down some of the Paté I had made but she was not a fan… She liked lunch but doesn’t like liver. I was happy she tried it though. Now just more for me… 🤣

I ate it when I got home…

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🍜 PEANUT SESAME RICE NOODLE BOWL
▪️ Rice Noodles
▪️ Peanut Butter
▪️ Garlic Tahini
▪️ Toasted Sesame Oil
▪️ Low Sodium Soy Sauce
▪️ Pistachios
▪️ Kimchi Seaweed Snack
▪️ Pickled Bamboo Shoots
▪️ Smoked Salmon
▪️ @chefhon Steamed Pork & Cabbage Buns

PORK BUNS
🌀 COOKED IN
@mychefiq 6Q Smart Pressure Cooker
STEAM Setting – 15min from frozen
Steamer Basket on trivet stand – 2c water in liner
(Perfect)

🥣🥣🥣🥣 4/5
🧮 CALORIES – 875
🥐 CARBS – 102g
🔵 WW PersonalPoints – 25
(earned +0 veggie pt)

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🌙 Ended my day here – not feeling great
(storm coming through)

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👅 RANDOM EXTRAS
▪️ Cracked Pepper & Herb Paté

Adapted from and inspired by:
https://ketodietapp.com/Blog/lchf/french-chicken-liver-pate

https://www.seriouseats.com/chicken-liver-pate-bourbon-cranberry-recipe

🥣🥣🥣🥣🥣 5/5 🌟
🧮 CALORIES – 184
🥐 CARBS – 1g
🔵 WW PersonalPoints – 9
(earned +0 veggie pt)

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🗓️ DAILY TOTALS
🧮 CALORIES – 1059 of 1567
🥐 CARBS – 103g of 119g
🔵 WW PersonalPoints – 34 of 19
(earned +0 veggie pts)

🎯 2022 HEALTH GOALS
🍎 WHOLE FOOD REFOCUS
🧟‍♀️ NO FUNKY FOOD FRANKENCHEMICALS
🌏 6 MONTH NEW ZEALAND TRIP – MAY 2023

📊 Calorie Command with the Healthi app
🧮 Calorie Target: 1567
🥐 Carbohydrate Target: 119g
(30% – Total, not Net Carbs)
[Monitoring carbs for Insulin Resistance]

🔵 I am also tracking on WW PersonalPoints just to show you the difference – I get 19pts/day + 28 Weeklies but since I don’t eat sugar free or most fat free products (food additive intolerances), points based plans don’t usually work well for me. This will be an interesting experiment.

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Many thanks to @krogerco and @misfitsmarket for providing all my gorgeous produce.

Thank you for joining me today.
Until tomorrow…
In Love ♥ and Light 💫

🍝 HEART OF PALM LASAGNA | 🍜 TOMATO LUO SI NOODLE BOWL | 🦐 AIR FRYER SHRIMP

DAILY MEAL HIGHLIGHTS
🌞 Good morning 🌞 gentle friends!
Let’s get this day started…

🎯 2022 HEALTH GOALS
🍎 WHOLE FOOD REFOCUS
🧟‍♀️ NO FUNKY FOOD FRANKENCHEMICALS
🌏 6 MONTH NEW ZEALAND TRIP – MAY 2023

📊 Calorie Command with the Healthi app
🧮 Calorie Target: 1447
🥐 Carbohydrate Target: 89g (25%)
[Monitoring carbs for Insulin Resistance]

🔵 I am also tracking on WW PersonalPoints just to show you the difference – I would get 19pts/day + 28 Weeklies but since I don’t eat sugar free or most fat free products (food additive intolerances), points based plans don’t usually work well for me. This will be an interesting experiment.

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👩🏻‍🍳 COOKING FOR SANDY DAY
3 days a week, I cook meals for a neighbor who had a stroke last year and has limited mobility.

We often share a meal kit or something similar and spend some time together since neither of us go out too much 😁

Today is one of her days. I’m enjoying having someone to cook for again.

I made 4 individual servings of the Heart of Palm Lasagna (2 for me, 2 for her)

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🍝 HEART OF PALM LASAGNA
▪️ Heart of Palm Lasagna Sheets
▪️ 93% Lean Ground Beef
▪️ Tomato Basil Pasta Sauce
▪️ @goodculture 2% Cottage Cheese
▪️ Pepper Jack Cheese
▪️ Grated Italian 5 Cheese Blend

♨️ COOKED IN
@ninjakitchen Foodi Smart XL Air Fryer Oven
Preheated – Middle Rack
375° for 30min

Inspired by:
https://thesavvyspoon.com/2020/01/29/palmini-pasta-hearts-of-palm-lasagna

🥗 SUPERFOOD SIDE SALAD
▪️50/50 Lettuce Blend
▪️Carrot
▪️Sugar Snap Peas
▪️Watermelon Radish
▪️English Cucumber
▪️Baby Pickled Beets
▪️Pistachios
▪️Capers
▪️Low Sodium Soy Sauce
▪️Lemon Juice
▪️Greek Yogurt

🥣🥣🥣🥣 4/5
🧮 CALORIES – 443
🥐 CARBS – 39g
🔵 WW PersonalPoints – 12
(earned +3 veggie pt)

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🍜 TOMATO LUO SI NOODLE BOWL
▪️ Tomato Luo SI Noodle Kit
▪️ Dried Shrimp
▪️ Dried Beancurd
▪️ Spring Onion
▪️ Duck Egg (yolk only)

🥣🥣🥣🥣 4/5
🧮 CALORIES – 528
🥐 CARBS – 47g
🔵 WW PersonalPoints – 16

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🦐 AIR FRYER SHRIMP
▪️ Xlrg Shrimp

MARINADE
▪️ Grapeseed Oil
▪️ Low Sodium Soy Sauce
▪️ Whole Grain Dijon Mustard
▪️ Lemon Juice
▪️ Italian Seasoning
▪️ Balsamic Vinegar
▪️ Umami Mushroom Seasoning

♨️ COOKED IN
@ninjakitchen Foodi Smart XL Air Fryer Oven
Preheated – Middle Rack
400° for 8min

Inspired by:
https://therecipecritic.com/air-fryer-shrimp

🥣🥣🥣🥣 4/5
🧮 CALORIES – 201
🥐 CARBS – 2g
🔵 WW PersonalPoints – 1

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🗓️ DAILY TOTALS
🧮 CALORIES – 1172 of 1447
🥐 CARBS – 88g of 89g
🔵 WW PersonalPoints – 29 of 19
(earned +3 veggie pts)

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Many thanks to @krogerco and @misfitsmarket for providing all my gorgeous produce.

Thank you for joining me today.
Until tomorrow…
In Love ♥ and Light 💫

🐮 ROAST BEEF & ASPARAGUS | 🍜 THAI PEANUT CHICKEN NOODLES

DAILY MEAL HIGHLIGHTS
🌞 Good morning 🌞 gentle friends!
Let’s get this day started…

🎯 2022 HEALTH GOALS
🍎 WHOLE FOOD REFOCUS
🧟‍♀️ NO FUNKY FOOD FRANKENCHEMICALS
🌏 6 MONTH NEW ZEALAND TRIP – MAY 2023

📊 Calorie Command with the Healthi app
🧮 Calorie Target: 1447
🥐 Carbohydrate Target: 89g (25%)
[Monitoring carbs for Insulin Resistance]

🔵 I am also tracking on WW PersonalPoints just to show you the difference – I would get 21pts/day but since I don’t eat sugar free or most fat free products (food additive intolerances), points based plans don’t usually work well for me. This will be an interesting experiment.

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🐮 BEEF ROAST & ASPARAGUS
▪️ Beef Chuck Roast (fully trimmed)
▪️ Konjac Rice
▪️ Asparagus
▪️ Melissa’s Hollandaise Sauce
(new product – VERY NICE)

🥣🥣🥣🥣 4/5
🧮 CALORIES – 521
🥐 CARBS – 13g
🔵 WW PersonalPoints – 14
(earned 1 veggie pt)

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🍜 THAI PEANUT CHICKEN NOODLES
▪️ Peanut Sesame Noodles
(new product from International Market – meh)
▪️ Chicken Thigh
▪️ Spring Onion
▪️ Lime Juice

🥣🥣🥣 3/5
🧮 CALORIES – 677
🥐 CARBS – 44g
🔵 WW PersonalPoints – 11

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🍊 RANDOM EXTRAS
▪️ Red Grapes
▪️ Choc Chip Ice Cream Sandwich

🥣🥣🥣🥣 4/5
🧮 CALORIES – 182
🥐 CARBS – 48g
🔵 WW PersonalPoints – 8

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🗓️ DAILY TOTALS
🧮 CALORIES – 1380 of 1447
🥐 CARBS – 103g of 89g
🔵 WW PersonalPoints – 33 of 21
(earned 1 veggie pts)

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Many thanks to @krogerco and @misfitsmarket for providing all my gorgeous produce.

Thank you for joining me today.
Until tomorrow…
In Love ♥ and Light 💫

🐮 BUNLESS BURGER & SHRIMP | 🍜 PEANUT SESAME RICE NOODLE BOWL

DAILY MEAL HIGHLIGHTS
🌞 Good morning 🌞 gentle friends!
Let’s get this day started…

🎯 2022 HEALTH GOAL
🍎 WHOLE FOOD REFOCUS
🧟‍♀️ NO FUNKY FOOD FRANKENCHEMICALS
📊 Calorie Command with the Healthi app
🧮 Calorie Target: 1447
🥐 Carbohydrate Target: 90g (25%)
[Monitoring carbs for Insulin Resistance]

🔵 I am also tracking on WW PersonalPoints just to show you the difference – I would get 22pts/day but since I don’t eat sugar free or most fat free products (food additive intolerances), points based plans don’t usually work well for me. This will be an interesting experiment.

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🐮 BUNLESS BEEF BURGER w HALLOUMI FRIES & LEMON GRILLED SHRIMP
▪️ 93% Lean Ground Beef
▪️ Low Sodium Soy Sauce
▪️ “The Blend” Garlic, Salt & Pepper Seasoning
▪️ Artisanal Lettuce
▪️ Heirloom Tomato
▪️ Pickled Red Onions
▪️ Avocado
▪️ Horseradish Mustard
▪️ Halloumi Cheese
▪️ Olive Oil
▪️ Xlrg Shrimp
▪️ Lemon Juice

🔆 COOKED IN
@tfal OptiGrill
Cook on BURGER preset
Added shrimp when burger was ½ finished

🥣🥣🥣🥣 4/5
🧮 CALORIES – 628
🥐 CARBS – 7g
🔵 WW PersonalPoints – 20
(earned 1 veggie pts)

For people who can and choose to utilize the sugar free and fat free food options available, you could reduce points in several ways.

🔹 Replace Halloumi with a low point cheese option or make fries from something like Jicama, Zucchini or Potatoes if you have them as 0 on your list.

🔹 Swap to 97% Lean Ground Beef or 99% Lean Ground Poultry Breast if it is 0 on your plan.

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🍜 PEANUT SESAME RICE NOODLES
▪️ Rice Noodles
▪️ Peanut Butter
▪️ Sesame Oil
▪️ Tahini
▪️ Dried Wakame
▪️ Spring Onion
▪️ Bamboo Shoots
▪️ Water Chestnuts
▪️ Bean Sprouts
▪️ Baby Corn
▪️ Tempura Seaweed

🥣🥣🥣🥣 4/5
🧮 CALORIES – 583
🥐 CARBS – 62g
🔵 WW PersonalPoints – 19

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🍊 RANDOM EXTRAS
▪️ Sml Mandarins

🥣🥣🥣🥣🥣 5/5
🧮 CALORIES – 62
🥐 CARBS – 18g
🔵 WW PersonalPoints – 0

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🗓️ DAILY TOTALS
🧮 CALORIES – 1273 of 1447
🥐 CARBS – 87g of 90g
🔵 WW PersonalPoints – 39 of 22
(earned 1 veggie pts)

Today is a perfect illustration of the disproportionate structure (for me) between WW and caloric based nutrition.

I have almost 175 daily calories left 🎯, am within my lowered carbohydrate target 🎯 but am almost double over my points.

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Many thanks to @krogerco and @misfitsmarket for providing all my gorgeous produce.

Thank you for joining me today.
Until tomorrow…
In Love ♥ and Light 💫

🍞 AVOCADO & SWEET POTATO TOAST | 🍲 RED CURRY SHRIMP NOODLE BOWL |🍊 FRUIT & YOGURT BOWL

🍞 AVOCADO & SWEET POTATO TOASTS
▪️ Sourdough Bread (@essentialbaking)
▪️ Guacamole (@cabofreshguacamole)
▪️ Grape Tomatoes

▪️ Sweet Potato
▪️ Duck Egg Yolk (local farm)
▪️ Homemade Everything Bagel Seasoning
▪️ 2% Cottage Cheese (@goodculture)
▪️Purple Sweet Potato Freeze Dried Food Powder

🥯 HOMEMADE EVERYTHING BAGEL SEASONING
You can adjust as you like to suit your tastes. If you want a sodium free version, leave out the salt. I buy the ingredients from my international market or bulk bins and can make 2 huge containers for far less than one bottle of Trader Joe’s or similar.

▪️ Black Sesame Seeds
▪️ White Sesame Seeds
▪️ Poppy Seeds
▪️ Minced Dried Garlic
▪️ Minced Dried Onion
▪️ Kosher, Pink Himalayan or Coarse Sea Salt

Original quantities can be found here:
https://www.twopeasandtheirpod.com/everything-bagel-seasoning

I often will add things like Caraway or Cumin Seeds or if I am down to a little seasoning in the bottom of a bottle – I’ll add that in.

My current favorite combination is to add a container of Kroger’s new Private Selection 5 Salt / 5 Pepper Seasoning – I used to use McCormick’s Roasted Garlic and Herb but they changed the formula and it now contains “Natural Flavors” so I don’t use it any more.

💛💛💛💛🤍 4/5
🍎 CALORIES – 411

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🍲 RED CURRY SHRIMP NOODLE BOWL
▪️ Red Curry Paste (@maeploy)
▪️ Lite Coconut Milk (@thaikitchen)
▪️ Lime Juice/Pulp
▪️ Mung Bean Glass Noodles
▪️ Shrimp
▪️ Carrot
▪️ Purple Cabbage
▪️ Green Peas
▪️ Pea Shoots
▪️ Mushrooms
▪️ Homemade Menma – Pickled Bamboo Shoots

💛💛💛💛🤍 4/5
🍎 CALORIES – 417

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🍊 FRUIT & YOGURT BOWL
▪️ Honey Yogurt (@greekgodsyogurt)
▪️ Dragonfruit Freeze Dried Food Powder
▪️ Toasted Coconut (@baresnacks)
▪️ Banana
▪️ Raspberries
▪️ Navel Orange
▪️ Pineapple

💛💛💛💛🤍 4/5
🍎 CALORIES – 378

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RANDOM BITS
▪️ Sourdough Bread (@essentialbaking)
▪️ Garlic, Parmesan & Basil Butter (@chefshamy)
▪️ Banana
▪️ Sea Salt Caramel Ice Cream (@haagendazs)

💛💛💛💛🤍 4/5
🍎 CALORIES – 354

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Many thanks to @krogerco and @misfitsmarket for providing all my gorgeous produce.

Thank you for joining me today.
Until tomorrow…
In Love ♥ and Light 💫