The Executive Decision…..

by DanicasDaily on July 16, 2012

Happy Monday all! Last night I made the Executive Decision that if my workouts are not happening like I think they should be, then, I NEED to get my bootie out of bed early so nothing can get in my way.  This morning, I stuck to that decision and hopped on the treadmill for a 30 minute C25K jog/walk.

It’s amazing to me how I can be so tired getting up to workout, but, so completely energized after that I “almost” do not need coffee lol.

A few of you have emailed and commented asking me if I could still share the daily points+ of the foods I eat even while I am doing Simply Filling.  So, I am going to do my best to show both for both plans.  Please let me know if you all know an easy way to read it with the points+ and WPA for SF showing.

I think I finally found a bread that makes my Egg-Wiches tastes good again!  It’s completely crazy to think I’d ever say I LOVE a Thin Bun since I’d pick the real deal bread over light bread any day.

But, I do ~ I can say it ~ I love Thin Buns! lol…..

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My eggwich is 100% Simply Filling or 5 points+ if you are counting

  • 1 “fried” egg topped sprinkled with sea salt & freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 Ultra Thin slice 2% Sargento Colby Jack
  • 1 Sara Lee Honey Wheat Thin Bun
  • ICBINB Spray & Sriracha (on the bottom!)

So completely delicious & filling ~ I can’t believe it’s been so long since I’ve had an egg-wich.

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Breakfast actually kept me full for 5 hours with absolutely 0 snacks required.  Yesterday I whipped up this super quick, vegan two bean salad to have for lunches this week.

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It’s super simple to make and tastes even better the next day after all the flavors have marinated. 

Recipe coming up tomorrow. 100% Simply Filling or 5 points+ if you are counting.

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I started with my usual base

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Then, piled on a heaping 1 cup of the Two Bean Salad.  It’s slightly sweet, slightly tangy and I love all the textures from the fresh veggies and beans.

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My co-worker gave me her dill triscuits because she didn’t like them.  I really liked the dilliness of these.  (2 1/2 crackers for 1 points+ towards my WPA).

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I also had a lite string cheese with melon on the side. (1 points+ if you are counting)

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Midafternoon I grabbed a nonfat decaf latte for snack with blueberries.  I have found having an afternoon snack really helps me not feel like eating everything in the house when I walk in the door. (3 points+ if you are counting).

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As soon as I walked in the door, we both got started on prepping everything to make Carne Asada Tacos.

I had 2 tacos ~ one with a Trader Joe’s 1 points+ Low Carb Tortilla and the other with a 1 points+ Mission Extra Thin Corn Tortilla.  I think I like these with corn the best.

Both tacos looked like this….A sprinkle of low-fat sharp cheddar cheese, romaine, cabbage, carrots & green onions.

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Then, I piled on 1. 5 oz Bill Bailey’s Carne Asada, 0% Greek Yogurt, hot sauce, tomatoes & green onions.

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Plus 1/8th of an AVOCADO!  Totally bummed this is not longer a simply filling food like it was on CORE…but, totally worth the points+.

I counted 3 WPA for my tacos.  Each taco is 4 points+ if you are counting.

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Have you all seen the new Dove Sea Salted Dark Chocolate Caramels….quite possibly my favorite new think.  Super dark, salty, sweet and satisfying.  1 really is enough (1 WPA)

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STATS (12 am – 9pm)

  • 2,686 calories burned
  • 9,712 steps taken
  • 5 WPA used, 37 WPA remaining (24 daily points+)

Night all!

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