So, as you can see, I missed my post yesterday! I have no good excuse except laziness! We all have those days-yesterday was mine;) I hope you all had a great day though!!!
My day of eats today was nothing special, however I do have to mention yesterday's breakfast!
I also got in two killer Zumba workouts yesterday and today (only one sweaty pic-Sorry!)
And for dinner tonight? I might have polished this off....
Assorted Tastefully Simple dips with tortilla chips!
I DID save my calories throughout the day for this treat! Arguably not the healthiest of meals-but maybe one of the tastiest! Good news-they are out of my house now! Give me chips and dip anytime and I'm in heaven:) I think I like the act of dunking:)
For the last few weeks, I've been taking pictures of all my snacks. While I focus on meals and easy recipe ideas on this blog, I TRULY live for snacks! They really make my day and I am a creature of habit! So once I find a snack with low points and fills me up, I hold onto it for dear life! I think I have about four snacks throughout the day-two mid-morning and two in the afternoon. I know-I snack a lot! Small, low calorie snacks throughout the day keeps the metabolism humming along!
I love getting new snack ideas, so please share yours with me! This can be a learning experience for all involved!
Greek, or low fat/fat free plain yogurt, with berries and splenda.That splenda really makes this treat worth it! This yogurt is bitter, so it needs a little sumpin'-sumpin' to make it delicious! (And no, the berries' sweetness is NOT enough!) I usually get Weight Watchers fat free plain yogurt because you can have a full cup of it for 2 pointsplus, while Greek yogurt is only 1/2 cup. I add in a 1/2 cup of frozen berries. At 10 am I set it on my desk and they are thawed and made a delicious juice for me by my 11 am snack!
Big honkin' apple!
Last week I bought a HUGE bag of apples, and of course I can't find what kind they are (Fuji or Gala-can't remember which one!), but they are THE BOMB! Super juicy and refreshing! I eat my apple straight up at work. Sometimes in the evening I'll cut one up and dip in PB2 or sprinkle with cinnamon for a dessert. It takes forever to eat (love QUANTITY!) so my snack time last longer;)
Low Fat String Cheese
In Weight Watchers, we have to get two low-fat/fat free dairy products in each day. Some days I go way over, but sometimes I'm searching for something cheesy to eat! Enter string cheese! I love this stuff! First, it's super fun to eat! I'm not one to just chomp down on it. I want to actually string it off and twirl it around my tongue as I did as a kid! It's also filling and yummy!
Cocoa Roasted Almonds
If you haven't tried these yet, hurry and go get yourself some! They are soooo good! Just a slight dusting of cocoa on these healthy and filling morsels adds the perfect amount of sweet and indulgence to an otherwise boring snack! So great! 3 PointsPlus
Carrots and Dip
Usually this dip is hummus, sometimes it's black bean dip as pictured above, or sometimes I eat them plain. But they are an everyday staple in my afternoon snacks. Kinda boring, but....
And my very favorite snack: chocolately, peanut buttery, gooey, decadent, sinful snack, VITATOPS! These are by far my fav snack ever! They are literally like the top of a muffin (the best part!) There are a ton of different varieties (Triple Chocolate Chunk, Deep Chocolate, Chocolate Pomegranate, and pictured above: Chocolate Peanut Butter Chip). You can find them at Dillons in the freezer section. I don't live by a Dillons so I usually order them online. Hungry Girl has a deal with them a few times a year where you can order 24 of a variety pack at a discounted rate and with free shipping. I try to wait for those deals (its expensive to ship to Kansas!), but I'm down to only 2 left! EEEAAAACCKKK! 3 PointsPlus
Tell me what you snack on everyday? Do you have a favorite morning and afternoon snack that you look forward to everyday?
In other news.....
IT'S MY DAD'S BIRTHDAY!!!
He even coached a wrestling meet tonight and his team WON! Actually STOMPED THEM! Way to go, Dad! I think that's the best birthday present he could have received;)
Desserted Tip of the Day: Live everyday by the words of The Limousines "Internet Killed the Video Star."
Well I'm a horrible dancer. I aint' gonna lie.
But I'll be damned if that means I ain't gonna try.
So simple, but so bad ass! Live your life as if no one's watching! (By the way, this song is super duper!)
Do you have a favorite music lyric quote?