Monthly Archives: April 2012

There is no light food in Germany

I have tried to choose items from menus that would fit into a healthy lifestyle. Mostly I have failed miserably. Here are some things I have eaten – So needless to say, this has not been going easily. At least … Continue reading

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Chicken tacos, black beans and cole slaw

As we are leaving on Wednesday for a trip to Germany, Austria and the Czech Republic, we are in eat down mode. The chicken tacos for Chicken Monday were pre-cooked slices. Pre-cooked chicken is hard to rewarm without making it … Continue reading

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Whole wheat penne with shrimp and vegetables

Ah, comfort food! I love pasta but a little pasta has to go a long way these days. This dinner is 2 ounces of whole wheat penne and 4 ounces of shrimp. The rest of the bowl is filled with … Continue reading

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Bean burger with bolani and salad

Thursday I needed something easy and low calorie for dinner. These days my go-to dinner when I need to eat with no fuss I choose chipotle bean burgers from the freezer. Tasty and nutritious, the burgers can be ready in … Continue reading

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Chicken Monday and a new, more slender me

As I mentioned in an earlier post, this week is a difficult one with a couple of eating challenges. The first was a birthday celebration of one of our best friends. That took place last night. I had a salad … Continue reading

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Dinner at Bouchon

Sometimes you need a little celebration. In my book, a celebration is an occasion for some great food. To celebrate the end of a lovely week with Jonathan, we stopped overnight in Las Vegas and ate at Thomas Keller’s Bouchon. … Continue reading

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Jonathan’s visit to St. George

Jonathan came to visit us in St. George this past week. We ate out a lot. Except for one bad choice (fish and chips but I gave half of it to the guys), I think I made good choices. Barramundi … Continue reading

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