The Perfect Combination

by DanicasDaily on February 12, 2014

Happy Wednesday all!  I think one of the hardest things about coming back from vacation is getting back into your groove again.  I did set myself up for success by making sure I headed out to the grocery store last night to restock our fridge with healthy eats and planned out a couple of dinners to get us through the week.  Now to stick to the plan ~ one meal/snack at a time….

I love February around here because it means that the organic berries in the market start looking really great.  The one thing I couldn’t wait to have this morning was a bowl of banana and berries.

1/2 banana + 4 berries


The one thing he couldn’t wait to have now that we are back home….any guesses?? lol

Scrambled eggs Winking smile 2 eggs seasoned with sea salt, black pepper & hot sauce (SF) – 4 points+


I was also pretty excited to find nectarines at our market too ~ they are totally crunchy like apples but they actually have a pretty good flavor ~ paired with a Sargento Lite String Cheese.

(SF) – 1 points+


I didn’t really plan out any special lunches to make this week so I went with what was easy.

I grabbed a bowl of my Slow Cooker Split Pea Soup  from the freezer. (SF) – 5 points+


Paired with a simple salad topped with 1 Tbsp. Newman’s Lite Lime Vinaigrette.

(SF + 1 WPA) – 1 points+


Nothing fancy at all, but, totally delicious and it definitely hit the spot.


Mid afternoon my co-worker invited me to take a walk for coffee which I gladly accepted.

Grande Nonfat Iced Latte with Caramel Drizzled on top. (SF) – 3 points+


When I walked in the door, The Husband asked me if I wanted to have BLTA’s or Panda Express’s Fire Cracker Chicken before it’s gone for the year.

It was definitely a tough choice ~ bacon or my favorite chicken….since you can only get Fire Cracker Chicken (and it means no cooking!), off to Panda we went!

I am so IN LOVE with this chicken ~ it’s everything I want ~ spicy, salty, sweet and just so dang good. (SF) – 5 points+


Paired with String Bean Chicken (SF) – 4 points+


And two healthy sides ~ 1/2 brown rice and 1/2 steamed veggies. (SF) – 5 points+


YUM!  I could totally eat this same thing all over again tomorrow.


Have I ever told you all that I absolutely love Reese’s Peanut Butter Eggs?  They have the perfect combination of Peanut Butter to Chocolate….I have to say the Hearts come in a close second, but, the eggs are my all time favorite.

I finished the night splitting this 2 pack (built in portion control!) with The Husband.

Reese’s heart = (SF + 5 WPA) – 5 points+ of chocolately peanut butter goodness!


Here are my stats today:

  • Simple Filling (SF): 5 WPA (Weekly Points Allowance) used, 20 WPA remaining
  • 33 Daily Points+ 7 WPA used, 32 WPA remaining
  • My FitBit Dashboard:


I am off to catch up on some zzzz’s ~ Night all!

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