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Old 07-27-2008, 10:33 AM
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Do you eat the same thing every day or do you change it up?

I tend to eat the same thing for breakfast and lunch each day and then change it up for dinner. What about you?
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Old 07-28-2008, 06:05 AM
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I tend to eat lots of the same things. I eat 5-6 times a day, so it just makes life easier. Also, when I prepare something I usually make enough for me to have leftovers for a few days. I also change up dinner, so I get some variety and so dh doesn't have to eat the same thing over & over!

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Old 07-28-2008, 08:13 AM
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I also tend to make enough for leftovers

Let's see ... I change up depending on if I'm doing a carb-down day or not. I don't really do carb-up days - I basically do non-carb days and regular days. I learned 2 years ago to watch my carb intake.

Breakfast it's usually eggs or yogurt - unless I'm in a PROTEIN mode then I'll eat meat - eggs just don't fulfill my protein craving - about once a week I have Kashi Go Lean Crunch

Lunch - eh it's whatever

Dinner - we eat a lot of chicken - it's healthy and it's cheap (when I get it on sale) - we use to eat a lot of fish but it's just too dang expensive here in Colorado to buy it and cook it - it ends up being cheaper to go out and eat if we're going to have fish for dinner

My snacks are usually grapes, almonds, banana, sliced tomato, etc.
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Old 07-28-2008, 08:54 AM
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I usually eat the same kinds of things. I eat 5smaller mealsa day with snacks in between.
Breakfast is usuallywhole grain cereal with soy milk orSkim Milk and some fruit. Sometimes I have an omelet if I want more protein. Or sometimes I have whole wheat pancakes with a little bit of pure maple syrup (I make it at home!) with sliced fruit on top.

Lunch is usually a salad, sandwich or veggie burger and some fruit.

Dinners are usually chicken or fish with brown rice, veggies, anda small salad.


Snacks are whole almonds & dried cranberries, protein smoothie, natural PB & celery, low-fat yogurt & fruit, whole wheat toast &naturalPB.
E.T.A. I do try to search online for healthy recipes so as to have a variety. I have found a lot ofreally good healthy recipeshere: http://allrecipes.com/Recipes/Healthy-Cooking/Main.aspx

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Old 07-28-2008, 11:35 AM
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I tend to eat a lot of the same things. I do rotate, but I have my safety meals that are quick and easy for me. What I need to spend more time doing is finding new recipes to try so I don't get bored and then go crazy with things I know I shouldn't be eating, but just don't want the same old boring stuff anymore.
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Old 07-28-2008, 07:29 PM
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I change it up almost every day for all meals.
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Old 07-28-2008, 08:41 PM
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It depends on if I am in a rush or not and if I feel like cooking....lol!

I like to change it up only because I get bored but I also notice if I don't change it up I get stuck in my weight loss goals!
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