5/15/13- Paula's Eating/Exercise Journal: Tuesday

by Paula (Clean Eating Expert) 12. May 2013 05:03

Many people think of cauliflower like they do brussels sprouts.  Yuck.  I happen to love them both.  It happens to be one of the most nutritious vegetables, packed with folate, fiber, vitamin C, and vitamin K.

Steaming cauliflower is a pretty ordinary flavor, though you can dress it up with low salt chicken broth, or spicy flavor blends and I Can’t Believe Its Not Butter spray.  Steaming is defiantly the quickest way to cook it.  You can dress it up further for your kids by sprinkling it with parmesan, or a low fat cheese.

Try roasting it in a pan, dressed with your favorite flavors, for a richer taste.  Bake it at 400 degrees for 20 minutes.


5/12- Tuesday  Workout :

Walk on the road- 8.2 miles- 80 minutes

strength train- chest

push up on stability ball

seated single barbell chest press- reclined- 25 lb

standing single arm chest press- alternating- 1 tube secured on pole

lying chest press- E-Z bar with 29 lb added

5/11 - Tuesday Food Diary:


1/2 cup non fat yogurt, 1/4 cup non fat cottage cheese (80 cal)

 1/2 mango, 1/8 cup blueberries(70 cal)

A.M. Snack-

1 apple (67 cal)

1 tsp. Organic  almond butter(95 cal)


Salad- chicken, pistachio and cherry salad, 1/2 cup sliced cucumber, 2 tsp white beans, 4 oz baked chicken, 4 diced bing sherries, 2 tbls pistachios 1 tsp EVOO, 1 1/2 tsp balasamic vinegar (399 cal.)

 P.M. Snack-

2 pieces whole wheat bread, 3 oz sliced, low sodium turkey, 1 tbls honey mustard- open faced ( takes longer to eat) (160 cal)


3 oz shrimp (90 cal) 

salad- 1 cup greens, mix of carrots, tomatoes, cucumbers, cabbage (70 cal) 

1/2 cup brown rice (140 cal )


1/2 cup non fat vanilla yogurt, sprinkle high fiber cereal (90 cal)


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