Finally some activity….

Soo, I have a goal of running a 30 min. 5k … I only got 1.4 miles in 25 minutes … uuggghhh !  It is the first time I have ran in awhile… actually I wanted more than ran… but it is better than nothing !!


3.22 Daily Points {27 pts}

Breakfast: Smart Ones french toast w/ turkey sausage = 7 pts — I thought it would try something different … YUK .. won’t be having this again… it was NOT worth the 7 pts!!!

Lunch: Smart Ones Pasta Primavera = 6 pts

Dinner: Spaghetti w/ sauce & salad = 7 pts I used whole wheat spaghetti, which I seem to like alot better than the regular stuff !

Snacks: Banana (0 pts), Fiber One Chocolate Chewy bar (2 pts), Chicarrones/ Dumas Pasta (5 pts) — these were pretty cool.. see picture below


3.21 Daily Points – 25 pts

Well, this is the first day back from hell Spring Break… I think I did pretty good.

Breakfast: Whole Wheat english muffin w/ Walden Farms preanut spread (0 pts!) and bananas = 3 pts

Lunch: Boca All American flame grilled burger on a deli flat w/ Walden Farms honey mustard spread (0 pts), lettuce, tomatoes, onions and strawberries on the side. = 5 pts

Dinner: left over Chicken Parm from Magic Time Machine… I guessed at the points since they don’t list nutritional information (darn it!!) = 9 pts

Snacks: Kashi peanut butter granola bar & weight watchers ice cream bar = 8 pts

{Recipe} Mexican Potato Bake – 7 pts


2 1/2 lbs potatoes, peeled and cubed
2 T olive oil
1 pkt Taco Seasoning
15 oz can Black Beans, rinsed and drained
1 C shredded 2% sharp cheddar cheese
1/4 c chopped cilantro
1 c fresh salsa

Preheat oven to 400.

Toss potatoes with olive oil & taco seasoning and place in large sprayed baking dish.

Sprinkle beans over potatoes

Cover and bake 45 mins.

Sprinkle cilantro & cheese over potatoes for the last 10 mins of cooking.

Top each serving with fresh salsa.


{Menu} 3/21 – 3/27


Blackened Catfish – 4 pts
Oven Baked Dijon Potatoes – 3 pts
Broccoli – 0 pts


Lemon Pepper Chicken – 3 pts
Stuffed Green Peppers – 3 pts


Spaghetti & Meat Sauce – 9 pts
Apple/ Walnut Salad – 3 pts




Smothered Steak Over Rice – 8 pts
Yellow Squash – 0 pts


Penne Florentine – 10 pts
Green Salad – 1 pt


Honey Pecan Chicken – 7 pts