Red & Gold

by DanicasDaily on February 2, 2013

Happy Weekend all!  I am so glad that The Ground Hog didn’t see his shadow today because I am so ready for spring.  We have been fortunate enough to have some pretty amazing weather lately and it has totally spoiled me on sunny days.

This morning I woke up knowing exactly what I wanted for breakfast…..a Panera Bagel.

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Not just any Panera Bagel, but, a blueberry bagel stuff with real, fresh, blueberries you can see.

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Topped with their Reduced Fat Whipped Wild Blueberry Cream Cheese that also has real blueberries in it.  This is seriously love on a plate.  (9 points+ for the bagel & 2 points+ for 1 oz of cream cheese).

Funny fact about The Husband ~ he doesn’t like bagels at all (he is so weird!) but totally wanted to eat the frosting on my bagel even when I told him it’s not frosting LOL.

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We spend the morning knocking out our to-do list around the house and doing a little shopping.  Before heading out to the movies to see Broken City, we stopped at Mary’s Pizza Shack.  We both thought the movie was ok, but, the ending was ehhhh.

I love Mary’s salads and often get them for meals.  However, I knew I wanted their Pizza and Salad Lunch combo and went for it.

Mary’s Small Side Salad with 1 Tbsp. ranch on the side, fork dipped. (4 points+)

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It was actually pretty easy to resist their hot sour dough bread because…..

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I knew I had this huge slice of Mushroom Pizza coming out to me. 

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Cheesy, tangy, spicy, mushroom-y good!  I count it as two slices for 10 points+

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After the movie, I spent the afternoon baking something that was “red and gold” (Go Niners!) for our Weight Watchers Super Bowl Party tomorrow morning. 

I had so many ideas going through my brain al week, but, finally decided today on these Inside Out Pineapple Mini Muffins.  The recipe is coming up this week.

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They totally taste like Pineapple Upside Down Cake, but, for only 1 points+ each.

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I was planning on making Taco Cups and salad for dinner tonight, but, we both decided we were not hungry enough for a “real” dinner.  We ended up switching to BFD ~ Breakfast for Dinner!

3/4 cup Ore Ida Western Potatoes “fried” in my 2 tsp of healthy oil. (3 points+).

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With a little protein power ~ an egg plus egg white scramble. (2 points+)

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STATS:

  • 30 points+
  • AL ~ 100%, 3 activity points+

It has been nice to take a points+ break this past week, but, I honestly feel like I personally make better choices on Simply Filling by focusing on Filling Foods.  So, tomorrow I am back on the SF Track but will still include points+ when I share my dailies.

QUESTION OF THE DAY:

Will you be watching the Super Bowl, the Commercials, Shopping or ???

Night all!

{ 6 comments… read them below or add one }

Shannon February 3, 2013 at 1:45 am

Absolutely I’m watching! My niners are playing! Go Niners!!! PS- I LOVE Panera’s bagels!

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Jenny February 3, 2013 at 5:24 am

Those mini pineapple upside downs are great Danica! Thanks for sharing :)

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Nancy A. February 3, 2013 at 5:34 am

Don’t forget the Puppy Bowl @ 3 p.m……

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Gail H. February 3, 2013 at 5:43 am

We need those muffins!! Can’t wit for the recipe!! Are you still doing SF, or back on P+? I’m ready to give WW a call…I was over 100% EVERY day this week with my AL and only 1 AP the day I went over 160%…something has to be wrong :( Looking forward to your weekly menu…I’m trying to plan and not eat out until our aniversary 2/13…I know it’s only 10 days, but for us that’s a loooong time :)

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Pat February 3, 2013 at 7:50 am

I usually watch the half time show but this year I won’t be. Will find a movie or something to watch. Can’t wait for that pineapple recipe. Pineapple is one of my favorite things to eat!

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sally February 3, 2013 at 10:08 am

Go Niners wish I had pineapple muffin recipe today. Looks great as usual from you

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