Well I have re traveled two miles down the olde weight loss road...I had a very hard week, but stuck it out and lost 3.9 pounds....If I added up all the weight I have lost just in the past 10 years, I could make another person...I have been writing down everything that goes in my mouth and I also jot ideas that helped me or hurt me in a journal...I plan my meals a week ahead but don't always stick to it and have found out if I don't it is much harder to get through the evenings....that is my worst time...must not go anywhere near the kitchen...There are some blogs that the girls are dealing with their weight and one of the girls is very brave...She shows a picture of her scales when she is weighing....Good for her.....Her blog is So Tired Of Weighting.....another one is
Primitive Lifestyle and then there is my Weight is over...Just click on their name to go there.....Good blogs to read if you are traveling down that road again....Tip----When you feel like you need a snack grab some sugar free gum and chew on that...It helps and chewing gum also burns calories...
My Monday recipe is for all you people that love Chinese food...
CHICKEN SMOTHERED IN PEANUT SAUCE
Serves 4 5 WW Points I gave this 4****
1 onion chopped
4-(4 ounce) boneless skinless chicken breast halves
1/2 tsp salt
1/4 tsp paprika
1/8 tsp ground black pepper
1 cup tomato juice
3 Tbsp creamy peanut butter
1/4 cup packed fresh cilantro leaves
2 garlic cloves (pealed)
1/4 tsp crushed red pepper flakes
Coat a large skillet with nonstick cooking spray and warm over medium high heat. Add the onions and cook, stirring for 5 minutes. Season the chicken with 1/4 tsp of the salt, the paprika and black pepper. add the chicken to the skillet and cook for 3-4 minutes on each side or till browned. In a food processor combine the remaining ingredients and the remaining salt. Blend till smooth. Pour over the chicken. Bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat to low, cover and simmer for 25 minutes or till juices run clear.
Good served over steamed rice but need to add on the points for the rice....
ASIAN SUPER SLAW
Serves 8 2 WW Points I gave this 4****
5 cups shredded green cabbage
2 cups shredded red cabbage
2 medium carrots shredded
1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro
1/2 cup chopped fresh chives
In a large bowl combine above ingredients.Whisk the dressing (recipe below) and add to salad. Toss to coat. Place in Fridge for a couple hours before serving.
1/3 cup seasoned rice vinegar
1/4 cup creamy peanut butter
3 Tbsp lite soy sauce
3 Tbsp brown sugar twin
2 Tbsp pineapple juice
1 Tbsp dark sesame oil
1 tsp finely grated fresh ginger
2 garlic cloves finely chopped
In a large glass measuring cup whisk together the above ingredients...
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