6/24/15 Katie's Healthy Eating Journal: Friday

by Katie (Jenny Craig 2009 Poster Girl) 24. June 2014 19:50

Yesterday I had the best lunch...believe it or not it was at Ruby Tuesday's!  i usually try to eat at local, non-chain restaurants but it was quick and easy to meet my friend there and then take the kids to a train display right down the street.  I was quite impressed with the selection Ruby Tuesday's had.  There were plenty of fresh veggies as sides as well as a lot of "mini" dishes such as turkey burgers and many entrees had the calories next to them as well.  I couldn't decide because I wanted all of the sides - fresh zucchini, grilled broccoli, snapped peas, asparagus but the one that really caught my eye was spaghetti squash!  I think fabulousfoods.com quotes spaghetti squash best when they wrote, A dieter's dream, a four-ounce serving of spaghetti squash has only 37 calories."  Here's a quick and easy way to cook it:

Microwave It -- Cut squash in half lengthwise; remove seeds. Place squash cut sides up in a microwave dish with 1/4 cup water. Cover with plastic wrap and cook on high for 10 to 12 minutes, depending on size of squash. Add more cooking time if necessary. Let stand covered, for 5 minutes. With fork "comb" out the strands. (Fabulousfoods.com)

It's really delicious and considered a "free" for Jenny Craig!  

Breakfast - 

1/4 cup Break-free egg, 100 calorie Bagel Thin, and a Morning Star Veggie Sausage

Banana

Snack - 

JC Anytime Bar

Starbucks Skinny Vanilla Latte

Lunch - 

JC Turkey Panini

Carrots

Snack - 

Orange

Dinner - 

*at a wedding

Approx. 3 oz. of grilled chicken

Approx. 1/2 cup mashed potatoes

Mixed veggies plain

Snack - 

2 Rum and Diet Cokes

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