100 lb. Club - Can You Help me figure out?????




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Butterfly50
07-29-2010, 10:37 PM
Ok I have decided to do the 1800 calorie a day so I am gonna do
300 Breakfast
250 Snacks
500 lunch
500 dinner

Now can any one suggest some good inexpensive 250 calorie Snacks. I am still trying to figure out how to do a 500 calorie meal??? I have my Breakfast down to
2 Egg Whites , 3 Slices Low Sodium turkey bacon and 1/2 cup Pineapple and 1/2 Cup Dry Oats( Before Cooking) it like 307or so Will have to make Sure in the Am...


Butterfly50
07-29-2010, 10:39 PM
How many ounces of protein would you think I need to go with I do 4 uncooked now.

ChunkyDunk78
07-29-2010, 10:49 PM
Aside from the usual fruits and veggies snack suggestions...

Hummus (with veggies), yogurts, craisins (YUM), cereal bars, protein shakes...

I think it depends if you are restricting carbs at all or not :) I usually have a snack at night that consists of fruit or yogurt or flavored rice cakes (the mini crispy ones).


kallismom
07-29-2010, 10:56 PM
natural peanut butter with celery sticks
cup of milk and a frozen banana blended together
apple "baked" in the microwave with raisins, cinnamon, and a few pecans inside the center
a cup of cereal with milk
leftovers from a previous lunch or dinner

envelope
07-29-2010, 11:05 PM
Here are some things I have eaten recently for 250 cals or less

1 cup go lean crunch (cereal) 190
1/2 cup skim milk 45
total 235

1 light yogurt 100
1/2 cup go lean crunch 95
1/2 cup blueberries 40
total 195 you can mix this all together in a bowl or eat some or all of it seperately if you would like.

1 banana or apple 100
1 tbsp sunbutter or peanutbutter 100
total 200

Great oatmeal banana sunbutter (or peanutbutter) recipe found in the Calorie Counters section. http://www.3fatchicks.com/forum/calorie-counters/207476-somebody-posted-before-but-omg.html
total 265

Some great pita/wrap/bagel pizza recipes. http://www.3fatchicks.com/forum/calorie-counters/208176-mini-pizza-under-240-calories.html

Butterfly50
07-29-2010, 11:13 PM
Thanks For the suggestion. I need all I can get. So what is sunbutter. What is a good peanutbutter to get. Like I said earlier I need all the help I can get this will be the first time I started off with 1800 calories I usually do 12 to 1300. But I always bomb. Envelope I hope you can find the links would love to check them out.. Willing to check out what ever you guys post I wanna stick to it this time. Will check back in the am have to go to bed.

envelope
07-29-2010, 11:25 PM
Sunbutter is similar to peanutbutter but is made out of sunflower seeds. With jelly it taste like PB, on milder things like bananas you get the wonderful sunflower seed taste. They make a few varities, but the ones that we think taste the best happen to be the natural ones, the smooth is really good and the crunchy (it has whole sunflower seeds in it) is delicious. http://www.sunbutter.com/products.php

I think the links in the other post should be working now. :)

girlonfire
07-29-2010, 11:50 PM
Ants on a log! Cut up a stalk of celery, 1 TBSP peanut butter/almond butter, and some raisins or dried cranberries.

I second hummus and veggies! Mmmmm. Laughing cow wedge on two slices of toasted light bread(45 calories a slice). Apples and peanut butter, which is apparently a snack that marathon runners use(!).

astrophe
07-29-2010, 11:54 PM
If you go here you can find several 1800 menus. Scrolls to the middle and click the links in red.

http://diabeticgourmet.com/Food_and_Dining/Meal_Planning/

HTH!
A.

Butterfly50
07-30-2010, 01:24 PM
Thanks everyone I am gonna check into everything.. You guys Rock...