12/8/15 Katie's Healthy Eating Journal: Thursday

by Katie (Jenny Craig 2009 Poster Girl) 8. December 2014 19:59

If you're not into making homemade soup there is a brand in the freezer section that is low in calories and sodium:  Tabatchnick.  Today I'm having Minestrone - it's only 100 calories, 1.5 grams of fat and 350mg of sodium.  If you have one cup it equals 1 starch.  Today I had 2 slices of 40 cal bread for breakfast which is also a starch, for lunch the soup plus 2 slices of 40 cal bread which is two starches, and tonight I'm making mushroom stroganoff from the Clean Eating Magazine (140 cal, 3g fat) and 1/4 cup pasta will be another starch.  Lastly, my 1/2 cup low cal ice cream is a starch.  That's 5 starches today which is the total amount needed for a 1200 caloric diet.  Just think:  if you're going to have a low cal tomato, or broth based soup, a cup equals 1 starch.  Just watch the sodium - premade soups can be dangerous!

Breakfast -

 2 slices 40 cal bread, 1/4 cup egg substitute, 1 oz. turkey sausage

Banana

1 cup coffee with 2 tsp. fat-free creamer

Snack -

JC Anytime Bar

Lunch -

1 low-fat string cheese

2 slices 40 cal bread with 2 tsp. low-fat peanut butter

1 cup Minestrone Soup

Snack -

3/4 cup grapes

Dinner -

1/4 cup whole grain pasta in Mushroom Stroganoff (counts as 3 servings of meat/ 1 fat)

Broccoli with 1 tbsp. margarine

Snack -

1/2 cup Slow Churn No Sugar Added Fudge Tracks with 2 tbsp. Cool Whip

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