South Beach Diet - On Plan Thread 1/2-1/8

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01-02-2012, 09:40 AM
Monday Phase 1
Wt. 163.8

B: kefir
S: sunflower seeds
L: salad with avocado, goddess dressing and parm. cheese
S: Hummos and cuckes
D: Wild Mushroom casserole (unexpectedly out) - fairly on plan.

01-02-2012, 10:12 AM

B Biscuits and Gravy, bacon, coffee (I know)
L Sardines, Big Salad
Laid up with migraine rest of day
D One egg, water

Better tomorrows. Glad to see we are keeping this thread, I really look forward to it.

01-02-2012, 10:57 AM
phs 2

b - oatmeal with ground flax, half a banana and almond milk
l - lentil soup
s - ricotta cheese with leftover cranberry sauce made with agave
s - leftover roast bee, roasted brussel sprouts and a salad
s - only if needed

01-02-2012, 11:57 AM
roast bee :D
sounds delish!

01-02-2012, 12:19 PM
Day 1, Phase 1
148 lbs

B- Slept late, missed out on this one
S- Turkey slices with LF Swiss cheese, mustard
L- Scrambled eggs with kale and tomatoes, iced coffee with milk
S- Tomato slices with hummus
D- Chicken and white bean chili, spinach salad

01-02-2012, 12:33 PM
Wt: 161.8
B: Spanakopita egg muffin
L: Garlic & greens soup. Better than tuna salad in a lettuce boat.
Sn: Celery & tzatziki
S: Porto steaks topped with spinach & goat cheese. Kale chips. Sauteed green beans.

01-02-2012, 01:43 PM
wow, roast bee, I never had them before. Wonder how many calories.
Roast beef it actually is.
take care

01-02-2012, 07:40 PM
Ph 2

B: scrambled egg, slice of turkey sausage, 1 piece sourdough bread and a pat of butter, coffee
S: hummus and 1/2 pita before I discovered it wasn't WW!
S: Coke Zero (on planes)
L: Cobb salad (avocado, spring mix lettuce, egg, blue cheese, chicken, cucumbers with balsamic vinegar, water
D: 5 oz. steak, double broccoli as a side, water

01-02-2012, 11:08 PM
B: salsa, egg substitute, peameal bacon
L: skinny vanilla latte, channa masala
S: 3 jalapeno popper turkey meatballs (made up the recipe! Phase one and goooood)
D: salad w lettuce, tomato, avocado, feta, cucumber, lettuce and a turkey burger
S: crab dip w/ romaine lettuce to scoop it
S2: 3 more meatballs from the fridge (Grrr)

Overate, but I was on plan!

01-03-2012, 07:33 AM
Tuesday Phase 2
Wt. 163.6
B: kefir, celery with pb
S: mixed nuts
L: salad with chick peas, avocado, goddess dressing
S: cucumbers and hummos
S: piece of cheese, 2 pcs. salami
D: spicy salmon stew

01-03-2012, 07:34 AM
Phase 1.5

B: cinnamon omelette
S: cut up colored pepper, cheese stick, and/or leftover smoothie
L: Hoppin John w/collards
S: pinto beans w/collards?
D: cashews, if necessary

01-03-2012, 10:22 AM
phase 2

b - ww toast with two eggs
l - soup with lf babybell cheese
s - 2 clementines with yogourt
s - salmon with lentils
s - almonds if necessary

01-03-2012, 11:44 AM
Wt: 160.2
1. spanakopita egg muffin
2. Sf/ff latte?
3. Garlic & greens soup, better than tuna (chickpea) salad. SB peanut butter cookies.
4. Babble light x 2
5. Zucchini and white bean fritters on a green salad with tahini dressing.
6. Pickle and cottage cheese

01-03-2012, 11:57 AM
Well today will be interesting. I wasn't able to get to any stores yesterday so I have to make do with what I have on hand. Luckily I have a few good things around.

Phase ONE

B - coffee with 2% milk. Greek yogurt.
L - Spaghetti Squash Deep Dish Italian Pie ( with spinach/tomato sauce/veggie pepperoni/mozzarella/onions
S - broccoli/cauliflower florets with red pepper hummus, roasted nuts
D - Bean soup, hopefully a salad if I can manage to get to the store before dinner
dessert - NSA hot chocolate

Since part of my goal is to count calories in January, here is the count for today's menu, minus salad:
1138 calories, 21 g fiber, 40% carbs 33% fat 27% protein.

01-03-2012, 12:51 PM
1 can low sodium V8
2 scrambled eggs
1 vegetarian sausage patty

Snack: 1 lf string cheese and some celery

Lunch will be:
Large salad with mixed greens, cucumbers, grape tomatoes and dressing with a small can of light tuna

Afternoon snack: 15 almonds and more cucumbers

Dinner: I am going to make chili... it is freezing out and i need comfort food.

01-03-2012, 12:59 PM
Need to grocery shop tonight, going to wing it today with what I have on hand.

B: Coffee with Splenda, Cream
Green Monster
S: V8 + Babybel Light + Turkey Pep stick
L: Organic Roasted tomato/Red Pepper Soup from TJ (ETA: SOOOOOO good!)
S: yogurt
D:? Chicken + veggies of some kind

72oz daily total

01-03-2012, 05:22 PM
1: coffee w light cream and splenda
2: salad (mixed greens, tomato, artichoke hearts, roasted red peppers, capers) and crab legs
3: hard boiled egg
4: cottage cheese
5: 2 deviled eggs (yolk mixed w mustard, mayo, dill weed, salt, garlic powder, paprika)

ex: 150 min roller derby practice

01-03-2012, 08:45 PM

B: Oatmeal with 1 T NSA dried fruit
S: String cheese
L: Spinach, garlic, and LC cheese in 1/2 whole wheat pita, LF cottage cheese
S: Almonds
D: Salad, mini (fake) meatloaf, beans

01-03-2012, 08:59 PM
Phase 1
B. "Big Mac" salad
L. tuna, tossed salad, baked cheese
S. Pistachios
D. Roast pork loin, Kale.
S. (later) SF Jello w/ cool whip
Also had a ton of water and remembered to take my cinnamon supplements.

01-03-2012, 09:04 PM
B: egg cups, coffee
L: spicy cilantro coleslaw with peanuts, 3 jalapeno popper meatballs
S: greek yogurt, cucumber and hummus, babybel lite
S2: 3 more of those d**n meatballs
D: veggie casserole w/ yogurt, cottage cheese, lentils, spinach, zucchini (it was very meh.)
S: 1c of leftover curry

Hoping that's it for today. It's 8pm!

01-03-2012, 10:48 PM
Fozentusic, the cole slaw and meat balls sound awesome. I'm vegetarian but can tweak a recipe. Can you post please?

01-03-2012, 11:16 PM
Day 1

B - 2 eggs 1 oz LF cheddar
SN- Mozarella stick
L- 4 cherry tomatoes, 2 celery sticks (work lunch but, I didn't slip)
SN- Mozarella stick, 15 cashews. (think it was supposed to be 10 though)
SN2- LF Cheddar stick, celery
D- Capri Chicken, roasted veggies, ricotta for dessert yum!

01-04-2012, 12:10 AM
P1, Day 2

B: 2 eggs over veggies (eggplant, zucchini, tomatoes)
S: 1 small can V8
L: White bean and chicken chili, spinach salad
S: 2 laughing cow wedges; grape tomatoes
D: Calamari and veggies with LF feta; cucumber slices w/ hummus
S: SF "Egg Cream"

01-04-2012, 12:40 AM
worst day ever. I am sooo hungry. No options at all for me so I have to wait and won't be eating dinner until 11 :(

B: WW bagel thin with egg white and turkey sausage with salsa
L: grilled chicken on bed of iceberg (only option) with peppers and onions and salsa
D: will be veggie burger and avocado on WW bun with a side salad (balsamic)

01-04-2012, 07:41 AM
Wednesday Phase 1 day 2
Wt. 163.8

B: kefir, celery w/pb
S: sunflower seeds
L: leftover spicy salmon casserole
S: hummos and cukes
D: grilled tofu and salad probablyl

01-04-2012, 07:41 AM
LOL...yesterday was SO not what I posted (much better!), but I did stay on plan. Let's see if I do this today!

B: cinnamon omelette
S: peapods, pepper +/- cheese stick
L: leftover sausage with red cabbage (I am in looovvve)
S: southern (vinegar) barbeque pork with cole slaw, deviled eggs, sweet potato fries, beans
D: cashews

01-04-2012, 10:22 AM
Wt 159.6
B: Spinach and feta egg muffin
L: garlic and greens soup, better than tuna salad in lettuce boats
Sn: Broccoli with tahini sauce
S: red lentil soup, veggie kebabs
Sn: SF jello

01-04-2012, 10:31 AM
phase 2

b - oatmeal with ground flax and almond milk
l - tuna salad
s - yogourt, two clementines
s - pacific cod with snap peas and a salad
s - lf babybel

walk 40 minutes
drink lots of water

01-04-2012, 11:59 AM
B: Coffee with cream & Splenda, egg beater with avocado, Mont jack cheese and bacon bits
S: V8 + Babybel light
L: Tomato/Red Pepper soup, turkey pepp stick, celery/hummus
S: Yogurt
D: ?

Exercise: 30 min ellipitical & 15 min on precore machine (OMG)
Water - goal > 72oz today (working my way back up to 120+)

01-04-2012, 01:32 PM

1: iced coffee w splenda and lt cream, Kale, red onion, cheddar omelet
2: ratatouille w red lentils, string cheese
3: greek yogurt w pb & agave
4: salad (mixed greens, tomato, red onion, artichoke hearts, roasted red peppers, capers, oil and vinegar dressing)

01-04-2012, 02:20 PM

B: Oatmeal with 1 T NSA dried fruit
S: String cheese
L: 1/2 ww pita round topped with LC cheese, refried beans, lettuce, salsa
S: Almonds
D: Salad with fake chicken, soup with veggies and black beans, broccoli
S: Smoothie

01-04-2012, 02:31 PM
Phase 1, day 3

B - coffee w/ 2% milk
leftover spaghetti squash deep dish Italian pie w/ spinach and veggie pepperoni
L - bean soup, black tea w/ 2% milk
S - broccoli & pepper strips with roasted red pepper hummus
S2 - celery with natural pb
D - crabmeat-stuffed flounder, big green salad
dessert - nsa hot chocolate (forgot to make it last night)

1393 calories, 21 g fiber, 35% carbs : 34% fat : 30% protein
Exercise TBD

01-04-2012, 08:26 PM
P1 Day 3

B: Omelet with spinach and LF swiss
S: V8, peanuts
L: Leftover calamari and veggies, spinach salad
S: Weight Watchers string cheese
D: White bean and chicken chili with spinach
S: SF Jell-o

01-04-2012, 11:15 PM
Phase One, day 4!

B: egg cups, coffee, 3 jalapeno meatballs
L: channa masala, skinny latte
D: cauliflower pizza
S: cottage cheese

01-04-2012, 11:50 PM
P 1, Day 2
B- Eggs(2), Cheddar Cheese LF
SN- Mozarella Stick
L- Salad, Turkey breast slices
SN - LF Cheddar stick (love love love those!)
D - Chicken Capri (again--made double yesterday for a busy night tonight)
15 Cashews, No hoo on me. I won't make that mistake again.

01-05-2012, 03:57 AM
so hard this conference!!!! getting bored and ate off plan

B: WW bagel thin, egg white, turkey sausage, salsa and coffee
L: salad and veggie burger with cheese and pickles, 3 pieces of honeydew, 1 strawberry
D: portabello shroom burger with salsa and cheese (I didn't think it was REAL wheat and only ate half the bun), ate 12 regualr fries and had 2 beers.

No snacks = hungry jenn. Bad planning

01-05-2012, 07:26 AM
Jenn - I think you're doing great for what you have to work with. I would've bet before South beach your menu would not have been quite so good? You should be pretty proud of yourself!

01-05-2012, 07:37 AM
Thursday Phase 1 day 3
Wt. 162.4
B: kefir, celery with rf laughing cow
S: sunflower seeds
L: sauteed chick peas and zuccini with parmesan
S: hummos and a pickle; skim latte, almonds
D: hot and sour soup (resisted the crispy noodles!) satueed tofu and sauteed cabbage with soy and sesame oil

01-05-2012, 10:03 AM
phase 2

weight 165
b - ricotta cheese with walnuts,
l - barley and mushroom soup
s - yogurt and 2 clementines, I split my snack 1hr in between
s - probably pork loin with brussel sprouts and a salad
s - lf babybel if needed

drink water, walk the mall and try my stationery bike.

01-05-2012, 10:14 AM
Thanks Twynn for the feedback. I am so hard on myself and try to be perfect all the time I forget that this is pretty darn close in comparison to what it USED to be :)

PH 2
B: WW bagel thin, egg white, turkey sausage, salsa and coffee
L: water, coke zero (8 oz), 1 slice of turkey deli meat and 2 slices of cheese with mustard :( At least it was on plan.
S: WW thin with jalepeno salsa RF cream cheese
D: UGH! A salad and some green beans. It was all covered in SAUCE! Chicken was horrible. So I had to order a burger on a wheat bun and got fruit.

I think that for the next conference, I am going to order VEGAN (at least for one I am not putting together) so I might have some options.

01-05-2012, 12:56 PM

1: iced coffee w lt cream & splenda, 2 deviled eggs, salad
2: lemon dill tilapia and sauteed kale
3: spoonful nat pb
4: bunless cheeseburgers with homemade guacamole and pico de gallo

ex: 150 min roller derby practice

01-05-2012, 02:45 PM
Phase 1, Day 4

B - coffee w 2% milk
Two Pepper Egg-in-a-Hole ( 's - finally made this! So fun. 1/2 cup beans. 1T Cashew Queso ( (does NOT taste like cheese, but so yummy), low sodium V8 juice
L - Big green salad with grilled shrimp on top
S - broccoli/cauliflower with hummus
S2 - Greek yogurt with stevia/cocoa powder
D - Stuffed flounder, tomato/cucumber salad
dessert - nsa hot cocoa

Cal: 1507, fiber 20.5 g (would like to get this higher!) 26% carbs : 39% fat b/c of the salads and grilling the shrimp in coconut oil - I may try to use less than estimated : 34% protein

01-05-2012, 03:50 PM
Wt: 158.4
B: 1.5 feta & spinach egg muffins
L: Better than tuna salad on lettuce, broccoli with tahini sauce, 1/4 cup gross lentil.
Sn: SB peanut butter cookies.
S: Mexican slop? Or possibly going out.
Sn: Garlic and greens soup.

01-05-2012, 05:51 PM

B: Oatmeal with 1 T. NSA dried fruit
S: String cheese
L: Bowl of vegetable black bean soup
S: 1/2 ww pita and 2 T. hummus
D: Salad with soy crumbles, cheddar cheese, salsa, Refried beans, and LF sour
cream, broccoli
S: 1 T. Natural chunky PB (off the spoon!)

01-05-2012, 07:37 PM
P1 D3 (but who's counting;))
B- cheddar stick LF (really I had planned to make something but ran super late)
Sn-Cheddar stick LF (seeing a theme, that's what I grabbed from fridge on way out)
L-Grilled Chicken Salad (took off croutons and threw out breadstick)
sn-cheddar stick LF and some sunflower seeds with 10 peanuts.
D-Turkey meatballs from your recipes, nsa homemade tomato sauce and
eggplant/zuchinni lasagna,

01-05-2012, 08:54 PM
B: Spinach and LF Swiss omelet
S: Peanuts
L: Ratatoiulle with lentils
S: LF cheese stick
D: Spinach and white bean puree, roasted veggies
S: SF Egg Cream w/ 1% milk

01-05-2012, 10:01 PM
Phase One, day five!

B: 4 egg cups, coffee
L: nonfat café misto, pastrami and light cheese on boston lettuce
S: hard boiled egg, fresca
D: thai coconut chicken soup; spicy cilantro peanut slaw
S: another bowl of soup

01-06-2012, 07:34 AM
Friday Phase 1 day 5
Wt. 161.8 (down 3 lbs. since Tuesday - def. water weight)
B: kefir, celery with pb
S: sunflower seeds
L: medium senegalese chicken soup from Hale and Hearty, no bread (I looked up the ingredients for this soup on line. Apparently no sugar, but a great deal of saturated fat. It's very rich)
S: hummos, carrots, cucumbers
D: zuccini and chickpea sautee with parm. cheese

01-06-2012, 10:40 AM
phase 2

b - slice wee bread with peanut butter and half a banana
l - soup with turkey pepperoni
s - 2 clementines and ricotta cheese
s - jambalya
s - lf cheese if needed
skipping wine for all of january

lots of water, walk for 40 minutes

01-06-2012, 10:55 AM
Ph 2

B: 3 strips of bacon, 2 eggs over medium, 1 slice WW toast with butter and coffee

Last day in Kansas City!

01-06-2012, 11:31 AM
Wt: 159.0
B: Missed! Ran out the door without grabbing anything :(
Sn: SB PB cookies
L: Chickpea salad with romaine hearts, garlic & greens soup, broccoli with tahini sauce.
S: Greek salad with warm butter beans

01-06-2012, 12:24 PM
Phase 1, Day 5
B - coffee with 2% milk
Chocolate cheesecake smoothie (
L - Better than Tuna Salad ( (thanks to Shelflife for posting this link) on Romaine lettuce leaves
S - steamed broccoli and cauliflower with lemon juice and pepper - weird snack but yum
S2 - dried green beans
D - OUT. Will do my best.

01-06-2012, 12:41 PM

B: Oatmeal with 1 T. NSA dried fruit
S: String cheese
L: Bowl of vegetable black bean soup
S: Almonds
D: Salad, the rest TBD
S: Smoothie maybe?

01-06-2012, 05:59 PM

B 2 Eggs, Blk Beans, coffee
S 1/2 apple, almonds
L Yogurt, veggie slices
S Cottage Chezz
D Chicken Fiesta, salad

01-06-2012, 06:23 PM
P1 Day 5

B: Poached eggs over roasted veggies and lentils
S: Iced coffee w/ 1% milk
L: Ratatouille with lentils and LF feta
S: Peanuts
D: Salad w/ grilled chicken, portobellos, blue cheese, spinach, red onions

01-06-2012, 11:28 PM
You are all doing great!! Makes me want to keep up.:)
P 1, Day 4
B-cheese stick
SN-zuchinni hash browns someone posted here--yum
L-cheese stick
Sn salad with turkey pieces
D- Baked Chicken, salad, lots of salad.

Made it through a potluck at my church tonight. YES!:carrot:

01-07-2012, 01:36 AM
Ph 2

B: 2 eggs over medium, 1 slice WW bread, 3 strips of bacon well done, coffee
S: wheat (not real WW though) bagel thin with jalepeno salsa schmear (25% RF)
L: small bowl of chili with water
S/D: rice chips and cashews (airport run!)

01-07-2012, 09:54 AM
Saturday Phase 1 Day 6
Wt. 161.6
B: kefir, cucumbers, lf cheddar
L: chick peas and zuccini sautee, roasted broccoli drizzled with spicy hummos
S: soy nuts
D: broccoli slaw with goddess dressing, grilled spicy chicken

01-07-2012, 11:03 AM
phase 2

b - homemade ww bread, one egg
l - grilled portobello mushrooms stuffed with spinach and feta cheese and the broiled.
s - an apple
s - jambalaya over brown rice.
s - babybell lf cheese, the only kind of lf cheese I like

01-07-2012, 12:44 PM

L: Chickpea salad, lettuce, soup, broccoli.
S: Greek salad with warm butter beans.

01-07-2012, 02:44 PM
1: fried eggs, refried beans, shredded cheese, pico and guacamole, coffee w lf cream and splenda
2: bunless cheeseburger on salad of mixed greens, guacamole, and pico
3: onion soup (no bread or cheese)

ex 60 min roller derby practice

01-07-2012, 03:37 PM
Friday. P1 D6

B: coffee, hard boiled egg, turkey breast
L: greek salad, souvlaki
S: americano misto
D: taco bake, guacamole
S: boston lettuce w/ turkey breast and cheese
S: a fake SBD muffin (it was GOOD)

Saturday, P1 D7

B: Coffee; Italian divorce soup (haha! i made a soup inspired by italian wedding, no pasta, sundried tomatoes, meatballs weren't balls. delicious!)
L: coleslaw mix and egg/chicken salad
S: fresca, coffee
D: Asian Salmon patties ( and Spaghetti squash sesame "noodles" (

01-07-2012, 07:03 PM
Fozentusic, your recipes look delicious!!! Very impressed!

P1, Day 6
B: N/A (I sleep in on the weekends!)
L: Greek salad with grilled chicken
S: V8, LF cheese stick
D: Fried eggs over black beans and roasted veggies
S: Veggies and hummus

01-07-2012, 08:45 PM
PH 2

Back home and scrounging

B: 1 egg + 1 egg white, veggie sausage and salsa on WW thin and coffee
L: egg salad sandwich (WW) with pepperochinis
D: 2 black bean burgers with a slice of RF Colby, salsa and cauliflower with ICBINB and Mrs. Dash

glass of sparkling wine

01-07-2012, 10:17 PM
P 1 Day 5
B- Omelet with cottage cheese and red peppers and onions...Yummo
Sn cheese stick LF
L Oops...late start, so 15 cashews and LF cheese stick
D- Green chile chicken soup (left the rice in the bottom), cobb salad, no bacon.
Dessert - ricotta

Also, if you ever see me eating foods not in the plan, please advise. Thanks. :)

01-08-2012, 09:33 AM
Sunday Phase 1
Wt. 162.4

B: kefir, carrots, lf cheddar
S: sunflower and pumpkin seeds
L: roasted broccoli and chick peas with spicy hummos
S: not sure
D: not sure

01-08-2012, 02:24 PM
Ph 2

B: plain Greek yogurt with Crystal Light, coffee
L: Hummus and cheese platter: brie (tried but too earthy and didn't eat), smoked mozzarella and cotija cheese, hummus, olive tapanade, raspberries, hummus, cucumbers, 3 super thin slices of salami and WW pita
S: pan cooked zucchini with feta cheese
S: strawberry smoothie (strawberries, almond milk, ice)
D: Taco bake with 100 cal guac and salsa
D: NSA ice pop

01-08-2012, 04:10 PM
P1, Day 7

B: N/A
S: N/A
L: Scrambled Eggs with spinach, tomatoes and chopped chicken
S: Cottage cheese
D: Spaghetti squash, lentils and veggies in tomato sauce with feta
Dessert: SF egg cream with 1% milk

01-08-2012, 05:00 PM
P1 D8

B: egg beaters and salsa, coffee
L: leftover italian soup; chicken breast salad w/ boston lettuce, mayo, dijon, celery and onion
S: coffee
D: taco bake and guacamole
S: unsure yet

01-08-2012, 05:46 PM
Time to get back on track, ladies. I took being on vacation over the holidays seriously and put back a lot of dessert (thankfully I had the ability to work out, but it didn't do much to combat everything).

This evening's dinner is chicken cacciatore (chicken breast, peppers, onions, mushrooms, diced tomatoes, tomato paste, spices) over spaghetti squash.

Monday 1/9

1: egg puff topped with salsa, chai tea brewed in unsweetened almond milk
2: leftover chicken cacciatore over spaghetti squash
3: cheese stick
4: spicy glazed meatloaf (from clean eating mag. - P1 appropriate), salad

exercise: 60 m. step, 30 m. zumba

01-08-2012, 07:36 PM
1: scrambled eggs with cheese, guacamole and bacon, coffee w lf cream & splenda
2: salad (mixed greens, tomato, orange bell pepper, red onion, oil & vinegar), onion soup, homemade beef jerky
3: greek yogurt w nat pb & agave
4: more beef jerky and cottage cheese

01-09-2012, 12:16 AM
P1 D6

B - turkey patty, cheese slice
sn- cheese stick
l- cashews, cobb salad no bacon
sn cheese stick and cashews
d- veggie lasagna
des- sf jello