French Toast

French toast recipe

Print French Toast Prep Time: 15 minutes Cook Time: 15 minutes Total Time: 30 minutes Yield: 1 Toast Serving Size: 5 Ingredients 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour 1⁄2 cup Dairyland 3.25% homogenized milk (or milk of your choice) 2 large eggs 1⁄2 tablespoon white granulated sugar 6 slices whole wheat bread 1 teaspoon vanilla bean paste PAM oil spray Instructions In a bowl, mix together milk, sugar, eggs and vanilla bean paste. Add all purpose flour to the mixture and whisk well until all the lumps are dissolved. Dip a slice of bread in this mixture (until completely soaked). Cook the […]

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Smoked Salmon with Cream Cheese, Capers and Microgreens on a Toast

Smoked Salmon with Cream Cheese, Capers and Microgreens on a Toast

Print Smoked Salmon with Cream Cheese, Capers and Microgreens on a Toast Prep Time: 5 minutes Cook Time: 5 minutes Total Time: 10 minutes Yield: 1 Serving Size: 1 toast Ingredients 1 Whole Wheat Bread 2 Laughing Cow Cheese Wedges 1.5 oz Smoked Salmon 1 teaspoon Capers Chia microgreens for garnish (optional) Instructions Spread Laughing Cow Cheese wedges on a toast. Top with Smoked Salmon and capers. Garnish with chia microgreens. Notes SmartPoints: 6, calories 277, Total Fat 12 g, Saturated Fat 5 g, Total Carbohydrate 29 g, Dietary Fiber 11 g, Sugars 7 g, Protein 17 g 4.7.2.17 http://givelifesomeweight.com/recipes/smoked-salmon-with-cream-cheese-capers-and-microgreens-on-a-toast/

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Chicken roll ups – Chicken breast stuffed with Mushroom, Spinach and Cream Cheese

Chicken roll ups - Chicken breast with Mushrooms, Spinach and Cream cheese

Print Chicken roll ups – Chicken breast stuffed with Mushroom, Spinach and Cream Cheese Prep Time: 30 minutes Cook Time: 30 minutes Total Time: 60 minutes Yield: 3 Serving Size: 1 Chicken breast roll-up Ingredients 12ozcooked skinless boneless chicken breast(s) 1⁄3cup(s)Dairyland 3.25% homogenized milk 1gmPAM Original No-Stick Cooking Spray 1cup(s)fresh spinach 1⁄2cup(s)fresh mushroom(s) 4piece(s)Laughing Cow cheese wedges Ziplock bag Salt and pepper to taste Instructions Preheat oven to 425° Spray a pan with PAM cooking oil spray. Sautee mushrooms until cooked. Add spinach to the pan and cook until wilted. Add milk and Laughing Cow wedges to the pan. Stir […]

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Weigh-in day – Feb.12, 2017

Weigh-in day - Feb. 12, 2017

Had a great weigh-in today!! I’m down 3.2!! Granted that not all of this is a loss because I had gained 1.2 last week, but really a 2 lbs loss is something and it makes me very very happy! To top it off, I had a huge NSV yesterday! Actually TWO of them! 1. I fit into a SMALL top!!! Wwhhaatt?? This picture above is the said top and it fit me perfectly! I was out shopping with my parents when I saw this top and I absolutely wanted it, BUT there was only one left and it was a […]

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Omelette with Mushrooms, Blue Cheese and Chicken Bacon

Omelette with Mushrooms, Blue Cheese and Chicken Bacon

Print Omelette with Mushrooms, Blue Cheese and Chicken Bacon Prep Time: 10 minutes Cook Time: 10 minutes Total Time: 20 minutes Yield: 1 omelette Serving Size: 1 Ingredients 2 large Eggs (you can also use egg whites to make it low calorie/points) 1/2 cup Mushrooms, sliced 19g Blue Cheese (or cheese of your choice) 2 slice Chicken Bacon PAM olive oil spray Salt and Pepper to taste Instructions Place a pan on the stove and spray it with olive oil. Add mushrooms to the pan and sauté until the mushrooms are lightly browned. Remove from the pan into a bowl. […]

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Orange Creamsicle Protein Smoothie

Orange Creamsicle Protein Smoothie

Print Orange Creamsicle Protein Smoothie Prep Time: 5 minutes Yield: 1 Serving Size: 2 cups Ingredients 1 frozen ripe banana 1 scoop Leanfit vanilla protein powder 1/2 cup orange juice 1 orange, peeled and quartered 1/2 cup Oranganic Almond Preference unsweetened vanilla almond milk Instructions Blend all ingredients in a blender. Serve cold. Notes SmartPoints: 5, calories 380, Total Fat 4 g, Saturated Fat 2 g, Total Carbohydrate 60 g, Dietary Fiber 8 g, Sugars 39 g, Protein 29 g 4.7.2.17 http://givelifesomeweight.com/recipes/orange-creamsicle-protein-smoothie/

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Quiche Toast Tarts

Quiche Toast Tart Recipe

Print Quiche Toast Tarts Prep Time: 10 minutes Cook Time: 20 minutes Total Time: 30 minutes Yield: 6 quiches Serving Size: 2 quiches Ingredients 6 slices White Bread 2 large eggs 2/3 cup 3.25% milk 1/3 cup low fat mozzarella cheese, shredded 1/2 tablespoon dried parsley Salt and pepper to taste A handful of Chia microgreens (optional) Pam olive oil spray Instructions Preheat oven to 350F. Cut the edges of the bread slices. Using a rolling pin, flatten each bread slice individually. Grease the cavities of a muffin pan and line them with flattened slices bread. Make sure to place […]

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Fitbit One – Is it worth it?

Fitbit one review

Today I’m doing a quick review on one of my favourite gadgets that helps me stay active – the Fitbit One! After considering a whole bunch of pedometers, their functions and cost; I settled on this one. For my needs and purposes, I thought this was perfect. Nothing too fancy, can be very discreet (when clipped onto the bra), doesn’t have to match any of my accessories unlike the watch kind AND it has a rechargeable battery! Package includes: A charging cable, a wireless USB dongle, a tracker, clip, a manual and a wristband. The charging cable is one of the […]

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Weigh-in day – Feb.5

Weight Watchers Weigh in Feb 5

The results are in for this week! I’m up 1.2 lbs. I did much better in January as I have been eating really well and sticking to the plan since December 24th, 2016 (Yes, right before Christmas and after the office potluck lol.). I never thought I could eat within my points ever, but I did it for a little bit over a month and then took a cheat day on Feb. 2nd. I get 30 points for the day with a wiggle room of 7 extra points. For most parts, I went over 30 but stayed under 37, and […]

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Kale Salad with Edamame, Avocado and Sunflower seeds

Recipe - Kale Salad with Avocado, Edamame and Sunflower Seeds.

Print Kale Salad with Edamame, Avocado and Sunflower seeds Prep Time: 20 minutes Yield: 1 Ingredients 2-3 large kale leaves 1/2 Tablespoon Kirkland Basil Pesto 1/4 Tablespoon olive oil a splash of lemon juice 1/4 cup edamame beans – shelled 1/2 Tablespoon sunflower seeds – shelled and roasted 1 oz avocado – chopped salt and pepper per taste Instructions Prepare Kale leaves by removing the rib, wash and drying the leaves. Add olive oil and basil pesto to the leaves. Massage the leaves until they’re soft. Mix in avocado. Season with salt, pepper and lemon juice. Top with edamame beans […]

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