Thanks for all your well wishes for Hannah as she moves on with the next chapter of her life – I appreciate it!
I am out of my beloved Chobani, so I went with Dannon’s Oikos greek yogurt – it was just okay. Luckily I had super sweet strawberries and my coconut crunch granola on top to make up for it. Breakfast comes in at 343 calories, 2.5 fat, 63 carbs, 5 fiber and 21 protein. This time my parfait was served in a bowl.
It was gorgeous yesterday – sunny and in the low 70’s. I did my run/walk a song for 50 minutes.
I ended up making a delicious stir fry for lunch. I don’t think I had as many vegetables during all of last week that went into this bowl!
- 1 cup broccoli
- 1 cup shredded carrots
- 1 zucchini
- 3 ounces of leftover steak
My sauce? 1 tablespoon of Frank’s spicy chili sauce, 1/4 cup of light coconut milk and 1 tablespoon of sriracha. Yes, I said one tablespoon of sriracha – you know I loves the spice! On the bottom was 1/2 cup of instant brown rice. Lunch comes in at 450 calories, 16 fat, 51 carbs, 7.6 fiber and 28 protein.
I’ve seen these rosemary skewers on t.v. and on other bloggers. Never thought in a million years I would find them, but I did – at Dominick’s if you are in the Chicago area – this package was $2.99.
It wasn’t until I downloaded this picture that I see that I should have stripped leaves off 3/4 of the stalk – so no wonder this was hard to skewer! But I persevered. I marinated chicken breasts in Maple Farm’s fat free Greek dressing. When I got home from work the chicken smelled amazing. I basted the skewers with more the dressing while I grilled it. The mushrooms would not skewer to save my life, so they grilled on their own.
My idea was to make pita sandwiches – pita bread, tzatziki sauce and the grilled meat and vegetables.
Put together – with a side of kettle chips, dinner comes in at 539 caloires, 16 fat, 65 carbs, 8.9 fiber and 34 protein.
The verdict? Pretty tasteless. The pita was plain, the tzatziki sauce was just okay and the chicken, even marinated for 24 hours, really didn’t have much flavor at all. So I think I need to make this again, but use my own marinade – does anyone have a tried and true Greek marinade for chicken?
Stats for Monday
- 1511 calories, 42 fat, 207 carbs (a lot!) 25 fiber (nice!) 88 protein
- 50 minute run/walk at lunch
- average blood sugar 139
Before I post the Inspirational Diet thought for the day, I ran across this poster and laughed out loud!
Make it a great day!