food journal

Discussion in 'Dancers Anonymous' started by fascination, Jul 16, 2012.

  1. fascination

    fascination Site Moderator Staff Member

    we have threads on each individual meal....but studies have shown that keeping a food journal greatly helps with weight loss...so....here goes;

    7/16

    coffee with skim milk, vitamin water zero

    lunch; turkey patty with marinara sauce on top and parmesan

    vitamin water zero, reduced cal gatorade, unsweet tea

    dinner, two tblspoons of pumpkin seeds and a kashi go lean bar...two glasses of rhine wine
  2. Ice Bucket

    Ice Bucket Member

    :shock: How much energy are you aiming to take in? That doesn't sound like much for a day. :?
  3. Larinda McRaven

    Larinda McRaven Site Moderator Staff Member

    Monday:
    omelet with spinach
    watermelon
    grapes
    tomato/mozerella/basil

    (tomatos and basil from my garden, watermelon from my dads)
  4. Purr

    Purr Well-Known Member

    Yesterday 7/16

    Breakfast - Carnation Instant Breakfast Drink
    Snack - Emerald Cinnamon Roast Almonds 100 carorie pack
    Lunch - Chobani Champions Very Berry Greek Yogurt (100 calories); carrott and celery sticks with Jif Natural peanut butter; fruit cup with strawberries, grapes and pineapple; hot tea
    Snack - sample size protein bar
    Dinner - leftovers from Sunday dinner; small portions of BQ chicken, baked potato and baked beans; small garden salad; water
    Snack - More water; popcorn

    Today 7/17

    Breakfast - Carnation Instant Breakfast Drink
    Snack - Emerald Cinnamon Roast Almonds 100 calorie pack
  5. fascination

    fascination Site Moderator Staff Member

    I have light days ...I have heavier days
  6. Ice Bucket

    Ice Bucket Member

    This might be a useful tool for me as well, even though I'm not trying to lose weight. I'd like to keep better track of what I'm eating...and what I'm not. Thanks for starting the thread.

    Breakfast: Coco pops.
    Elevenses: Packet of crisps and a home-made mochi.
    Lunch: Tinned spag bol on toast, followed by raisins and dark-chocolate-covered dried apricot chunks.
    Afternoon snack: Three or four mini flapjacks.
    Dinner: Pasta bake with bacon and cheese.
    Nine o'clockers: One sarsparilla drop. :p

    Hmm. Could be better...
  7. 3wishes

    3wishes Well-Known Member

    Monday,
    Morning - egg whites with grilled onions, tomatoes, squash, asparagus
    mixed fresh fruit. one piece whole grain wheat toast - dry.
    Snack - mandaran oranges
    Lunch - Subway Turkey with Avocado - 6" on Honey Wheat 9 grain
    All veges included.
    Dinner - grilled bar b qued skinless chicken breast, whole grain brown rice
    watermelon with blueberries.
  8. fascination

    fascination Site Moderator Staff Member

    2 breakfast burritos
    2 turkey patties
    2 glasses of rhine wine
    alot of unsweet tea
  9. basicarita

    basicarita Member

    I should read this thread to learn how I *should* be eating so I don't look like one of the Fantasia Hippos in playback.

    :)
  10. Larinda McRaven

    Larinda McRaven Site Moderator Staff Member

    Tuesday:
    grilled portabelle mushroom with feta, pasta sauce, and spinach.
    watermelon
    grilled cheese with avacado
    more watermelon
  11. fascination

    fascination Site Moderator Staff Member

    eek...add a few tortilla chips and cheese....
  12. pygmalion

    pygmalion Well-Known Member

    cheese = food of the gods. Eat and be blessed. :wink:
  13. fascination

    fascination Site Moderator Staff Member

    i am entirely confident that it will not be a blessing..//and now, off to bed../tomorrow is another day
  14. pygmalion

    pygmalion Well-Known Member

    lolol! Tell that to the cheese slices in my fridge. Have a good night, f. Oh my gosh. You crack me up.
  15. Purr

    Purr Well-Known Member

    Snack #2 - handful of grapes
    Lunch - Chobani Champions Very Berry Greek yogurt (100 calories); pineapple; carrots and celery sticks with Jif Natural peanut butter; one very large hot tea
    Unexpected - half a piece of ice cream cake; my office was celebrating a birthday; those office functions will get you; I felt awful from too much sugar for most of the afternoon
    Dinner - small portion ham; quarter of a plain boiled sweet potato; wild rice; lots of water
    Binge - corn chips bought at local farmer's market last Friday and lots and lots of water
  16. Ice Bucket

    Ice Bucket Member

    Breakfast: bran flakes with sultanas.
    Elevenses: small wodge of chocolate gingerbread cake. :cool:
    Lunch: king prawn and avocado sandwich (sadly not home-made), followed by herby breadstick bits.
    Afternoon munchery: Mixed nuts and another small wodge of cake.
    Dinner: Sausages, chips and beans.
  17. Lioness

    Lioness Well-Known Member

    Tuesday
    Various small amounts of lollies and white chocolate bullets...pains of working at a lolly shop...
    Blueberry muffin
    2x ham, avocado, and cheese rolls. Yum.
  18. Larinda McRaven

    Larinda McRaven Site Moderator Staff Member

    Wednesday:
    hard boiled egg with feta and spinach
    banana
    spinach salad with coconut "bacon", egg, corn, avocado
    watermelon

    ETA
    midnight addition:
    one pork rib
    corn
    grilled asparagus
  19. Ice Bucket

    Ice Bucket Member

    Ooh, what's that?
  20. Purr

    Purr Well-Known Member

    Forgot, I also had a little bit of pineapple with lunch

    7/18

    Breakfast - Carnation Instant Breakfast drink
    Snack - Very large hot tea, handful of white grapes and Emerald Cinnamon Roast Almonds 100 calorie pack
    Lunch - Chobani Champions Very Berry Greek Yogurt (100 calories), celery and carrot sticks with Jif Natural peanut butter; pineapple
    Dinner - a tiny, tiny portion of BQ chicken, small portion of ham, about 2 teaspoons of baked beans, a couple teaspoons of wild rice, quarter of a boiled sweet potato, and a handful of red grapes, with lots of water

    All of the dinner leftovers are gone, finally. ;)

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