Monday, January 24, 2011

Today's plan.... and a give away!!

Started today by planning some meals! This always works for me. I'm definitely someone who does better when i know what i'm going to eat in advance.

So with the fruit and vegetable theme this week i started today with some blueberry protein waffles with blueberry sauce and a sprinkle of flax seed on top :) Yep, it hit the spot and filled me up.

Next i caught up on some blog reading and i'm trying to get the courage to go out on a verrrrrrrry verrrrrrry cold walk. (Update i did go out even if i did have to dress like an eskimo :)

Yesterday i bought a couple of ready made salads that my local grocery store makes. Now some may think this is very lazy or whatever, but for me i'm more likely to eat salads if all i have to do is grab a bowl and throw some ready made salad in. Some days i just don't want to be bothered having to put it together myself!

So for lunch today i had a salad with mixed greens and veggies, prosciutto, blue cheese and strawberries with a drizzle of light raspberry dressing on top :) Yummo

Dinner tonight was some chicken, stuffing, gravy, cranberries and carrots. Altogether i've completed day 1 of 5 fruit and veggies :)

How many fruits and veggies did you get in today?

Oh and now for the giveaway, you thought i forgot??

Anyway Sterling Publishing Co of NY asked if i'd like to read and review their New Sonama  Diet book. Well i did tell them i don't do "diets" but i do try to eat as healthy as possible. And i love how the book promotes power foods of blueberries, almonds, beans, peppers, broccoli, citrus fruits, grapes, olive oil, spinach, strawberries, tomatoes and whole grains!! Oh and since Sonoma is wine country they encourage wine in moderation :) So i told them that i'm always looking for more information on how to eat healthy and that i'd love to read the book.

Well they not only said great, but they sent two copies one for me and one for you!! So  for anyone who joins us in this weeks challenge at the end of the week i'll make a random draw from our names and gladly send you a copy of the book. Good luck! It doesn't matter how successful or not with the challenge you are, all names will go in the draw.

If you haven't joined in this weeks challenge yet and would like to, please leave a message on this post.

30 comments:

  1. Hi suzi you're too cute as an eskimo

    Im in this fv challenge!! I've only had one so far booo

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  2. Will have my last serving with dinner when hubby gets home.:) The salad you made sounds wonderful.

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  3. The blueberry protein waffles look awesome! Yes, I think I'll get my fruit and veggies in. I'm about 2/3 of the way there. Cheers, Rick

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  4. I have so made this challenge my beeotch! I had banana for breakfast, steamed veggies for lunch with an orange and vegetable soup for dinner.

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  5. I'm rocking this challenge: pear w/breakfast, then smoothie w/banana, a cup of baby spinach & a cup of frozen strawberries. Green beans w/lunch. And a salad with dinner later!

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  6. I forgot to mention how tremendously wonderful those waffles look. YUM!

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  7. I got them in and then some more ! Those waffles look so goooooooood, my mouth is watering.

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  8. Your waffle iron makes such pretty waffles :D

    I did well with F&V today:

    1 banana
    1 serving of baby carrots
    1 cup of grapes
    1/2 cup applesauce
    1 cup of broccoli

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  9. I definitely got all my fruits and veggies in today. Looks like it's an interesting book, Suzi, for one of your lucky challengers!

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  10. On a typical day I eat 3 each of veg & fruits.

    Eskimo Power!

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  11. After just moving out of the deep freeze here in ND (we made it above zero today!) I know how much willpower it takes to walk in the cold. Way to go Suzi! I included my fruit/veggie intake in my post tonight. Day one, check!

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  12. You guys are blowing me away :)
    Patrick i'm putting you down as joining in this challenge!

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  13. Definately got all my fruits and veggies in today...I try and do that everyday anyway. Part of the healthy guidelines for Weight Watchers. One day down!!

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  14. I'd love to be in on the f&v challenge because it's something I think I am doing well now. I'm Aussie so we call things different names though. Going through today's blog I think I ate 7 servings.

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  15. Yum! The waffles look delicious! Set another plate I'm coming over. ;) I love your Eskimo look! :)

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  16. I'm dreaming of a white.... never mind, good for you for getting out in the cold for your walk.

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  17. I, too, like to take advantage of the salads that are ready to go. I'll add a couple of little extras, and voilĂ ! I have a lovely lunch. I admire you for walking outside in what must be frigid weather! A brave Canadian....very impressive.

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  18. Brighter and lighter consider yourself in :) Welcome

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  19. those waffles look so good, is there a recipe somewhere?

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  20. Olivio i made a post about them here:

    http://spunkysuzi.blogspot.com/2011/01/im-so-excited.html

    This time i only put 20g of soy and skipped the cinnamon.
    Hope this helps!

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  21. Planning works for me, too.

    You look so pretty all bundled up.

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  22. Miss Suzanne, are you by any chance on Twitter at all? Because if you are, I'm following you. And if you're not, you should be so I can follow you! :)

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  23. Kelly i do have a twitter account but i don't really use it! Maybe i'll have to get you to tell me how to properly use it :)

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  24. I just followed you :) I just never know what to say and what is a retweet! and how do you do do a mini link??

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  25. I am in for the challenge this week. Thanks for all your support on my blog.

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  26. Sounds like a great book. I;m in for the challenge and it is going great!! Way easier than eating without distractions!

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