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Wednesday, July 4, 2012

Tues. July 3rd

Chicken Arugula Salad for Lunch!

Daily Tidbit:  I love Nuts!  They are jam-packed with nutrients, antioxidants, good fats (MUFAs & PUFAs), are filling and add a super yummy flavor and great crunchy texture to all sorts of meals.  Pecans are one of my favorites (not just for pies!) and they were a nice complement to my salad at lunch (pic above!)  Pecans are heart healthy, help lower cholesterol & help with weight control.  To read more, check this out:


Cheerios with Walnuts & Blueberries for Breakfast!

Breakfast:  Cheerios with Walnuts & Blueberries
1 cup Cheerios
1 cup Fat Free Milk
1/2 cup fresh Blueberries
2 tbsp Walnuts
5 oz. OJ
Regular Coffee, black


Home Brewed Iced Tea!

Chicken Arugula Salad

Lunch:  Chicken Arugula Salad
1/2 cup Chicken Breast
1 cup Arugula
2 oz. fresh Mozzarella Cheese
2 tbsp Pecans
3 tbsp Red Onions
1/4 Gala Apple
1 tbsp Balsamic Vinaigrette
Home Brewed Iced Tea with Lemon (Decaf mixture of Constant Comment & Orange Spice)


Snack:  1/4 cup lightly salted mixed Nuts, Water


Snack:  1 slice of "Reduced Fat" Provolone cheese (made with 2% milk) & 1/2 Gala Apple


White Fish Fillet Wrap with Cheddar for a Quick Dinner!

Dinner:  White Fish Wrap
1 Whole Grain Wrap
2 White Fish Fillets
2-3 tbsp of Shredded Cheddar Cheese
Fat Free Milk

This sandwich was super simple, basic and filling because of all the protein.  It was a quickie dinner for on the run! 

2 Fish Fillets is one serving.  There are 250 Calories, 12g of fat (only 2 of which are saturated fats), and 12g of protein.  There are 380g sodium & 24g of carbs as well.

We eat this White Fish Regularly, it comes from the freezer case at Target.  They are uncooked whole "Battered Fish Fillets" made from Alaskan Pollock, which is a sustainable wild caught fish.  To see a comprehensive list of fish and the best options for sustainability:


Dessert: Night out with Friends - 2 Glasses of White Wine!


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