South Beach Diet - On Plan Thread: October 1-6, 2012

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10-01-2012, 10:56 AM
It's the start of a week and a new month, and I can't think of a better time to re-commit to being on plan! Share it with us here :)

10-01-2012, 11:01 AM
I'm not sure why I keep losing my footing. Hoping to get at least 1 week of P1 in starting now!

Wt 170.2
B: Strawberry cheesecake smoothie (almond milk, cottage cheese, strawberry preserves, spinach, sf vanilla)
L: Salad with grilled chicken
Sn: Babybel. 1 T natural peanut butter. Not together :)
S: Chicken spinach and zucchini casserole
Sn: SF jello

10-01-2012, 11:22 AM
back after a nerve inflammation in the back.

wt 163.6

b - oatmeal with almond milk half a banana and coffee
l - red roasted pepper soup with lf laughing cow
s - almond smoothie
s - roasted pork loin, spaghetti squash and salad
s - something

exercise - will try to have a short walk

10-01-2012, 12:24 PM
148.2 :eek: I knew I was over but that was scary. Hoping it's a lot of water

B: egg with chard, jack cheese, salsa, & chia
L: protein and veggie something from the co-op
D: broccoli, white bean, cheese soup & fake pad thai

exercise: 2 dog walks, 15m hooping, 10m weights

ETA - changed the fake pad thai to mushroom steaks due to giant yard mushroom find :dance:

10-01-2012, 12:49 PM
176.5 -

B: banana, greek yogurt smoothie
S: tomatoes (SOOO good this time of year)
L: salad of some sort -
S: pistachios
D: beef stew I think - extra veggies of course


Be well -

10-01-2012, 12:59 PM
229 pounds. 9 to go before 10/17 and it's TOM week so it's possible...

B: coffee (2 cups), 2 zucchini/sweet potato cakes
S: cucumbers and peppers with hummus
L: eggplant parm and a salad
S: yogurt
D: Chicken Piccata-Marsala

10-01-2012, 03:38 PM
I started Phase 1 yesterday so I dropped 1.8 lbs overnight. Love eliminating water weight! Now for the slow slog...

Phase 1

B - coffee with us coconut milk. Cauliflower pancakes [recipe stolen from the Ideal Protein forum (riced cauliflower, egg white, sweetener, I added cinnamon...). I also tried sugar-free maple syrup for the first time - what a concept. I plan to eventually give up artificial sweeteners but for now, no way. It was OK, great with the pancakes.] 1 veggie sausage.
L - Veggie chili with lots of bell peppers. Romaine lettuce salad with lemon/flaxseed oil vinaigrette. Iced white tea.
Ss - Pumpkin spice coffee Greek yogurt smoothie with spinach. Some nuts if I am starving.
D - Tofu/mushroom saute over zucchini noodles, tomato/cucumber salad

10-01-2012, 03:39 PM
I figure after the on again off again eating plan I've seemed to have been doing all summer its about time I recommit to the beach once more.

Starting today with ph1 (bad start already though, slept in and missed breakfast... ah well, on with the rest of the day)

Taco Bowl
w/ seasoned ground beef, tomatoes, jalapenos, onions, lettuce, rf cheddar & a dab of sour cream
Glass of skim milk

Cucumber slices

Cauliflower Crust mini pizza
Garden Salad
Glass of Skim milk

oz of Peanuts? (not sure about this snack... may change it up.)

10-01-2012, 06:20 PM
Ph1 D1

B: Fake Bacon, coffee
S: Cheese Stick
L: Veggie Chili
S: 20 Peanuts
D: Creamy Mexican Casserole over lettuce, cauliflower casserole, salad with soy "bacon" bits.

10-02-2012, 10:55 AM
wgt: 163.8

b - bran flakes with almond milk, half a banana
l - soup and two slices of turkey breast
s - almond milk smoothie, with 1/2 avocado, two plums and chia seeds with a squirt of agava nectar
s - maui with spaghetti squash and a salad
s - a teaspoon of peanut butter

exercise a short walk, scatica still acting up

10-02-2012, 10:56 AM
Wt: 168.2

B: Smoothie (cottage cheese, spinach, SF vanilla syrup, 1 tsp NSA strawberry jam)
Sn: Turkey meatball
L: Leftover chicken, spinach & zucchini casserole.
Sn: Veggies and hummus.
S: Green curry chicken with spaghetti squash.
Sn: PB spoon, cheese slice.

10-02-2012, 02:25 PM
Phase 1

B - coffee with us coconut milk. "Green eggs and no ham" - 1 egg + 1 egg white scrambled with 1 c. spinach puree (from my frozen stash I keep for smoothies) and tomatillo salsa.
S- "Cafe Borgia" Greek yogurt smoothie.
L - Veggie burger with lettuce, tomato, dill pickles. Broccoli salad.
S - Tofurkey roll-ups with cream cheese (vegan - from coconut milk!) and green onions and pepper slices.
D - Tilapia "acqua pazza" (poached in salty water) Cauliflower couscous. Tomato/cucumber salad.
dessert - 1 oz almonds & walnuts? maybe just tea.

10-02-2012, 05:54 PM
Ph 2

B: zucchini/sweet potato hash browns, coffee
L: salad with veggies and cheese
S: cucumber and peppers with hummus
D: Chicken piccata marsala
D: 3 "Chocolate Chip" and Coconut cookies with almond milk

10-02-2012, 06:28 PM
Ph1 D2

B: Fake Bacon, Coffee
S: Cheese Stick
L: Creamy Mexican Casserole, cauliflower casserole
S: 20 Peanuts
D: Hot Dog Salad, stuffed mushrooms

10-02-2012, 07:12 PM

B: greek yogurt, sf jam, V8
S: peanuts, sliced tomatoes
L: turkey meatballs, copious amounts of broccoli
D: pork roast, salad
S: TBA . . .

Be well -

10-02-2012, 11:55 PM

2 hardboiled eggs, chopped and mixed with salt and a dab of icbinb
(served warm.... my comfort food)
1 glass of skim milk

celery with cream cheese

Caeser salad
Keilbasa slices

Pork w/ BBQ sauce
Green beans
Glass of skim milk

1 oz of peanuts?

10-03-2012, 10:19 AM
B: Smoothie
Sn: Turkey muffin x 2
L: Leftover chicken & spaghetti squash green curry, Edit to add: Cookie :(
Sn: Veggies and tzatziki
S: Taco bake?

There was lunch provided at rounds today and I was so. good.... until they passed around the plate of cookies (which I'd avoided twice already). I guess I fatigued my resistance muscle.

10-03-2012, 10:28 AM
wgt 164.6 whats with that, staying on plan

b - bran flakes with almond
l - soup with lf laughing cow cheese and two rolls of turkey
s - three plums
s - roasted pork loin, veggies and salad
s - maybe a teaspoon of peanut butter

lots of water
away tomorrow on a road trip that will be hard

10-03-2012, 02:36 PM
Ph1 D3

B: Fake Bacon, Echinacea tea
S: Cheese Stick
L: Fake cheeseburger (no bun,) salad, pickle
S: 20 Peanuts
D: Creamy Mexican Casserole, cauliflower casserole (if stomach holds up)

10-03-2012, 02:40 PM
Wednesday: 175

B: scrambled eggs w/lf ham and lf cheese, V8
L: salad, avocado, turkey pepperoni slices, laughing cow on celery (was supposed to be am snack- oops)
S: pistachios
D: beef stew (IF I finish making it - finally)

Be well -

10-03-2012, 03:34 PM
Ugh, have not been great at sticking to my plan by the end of the day. Not necessarily OFF plan, just not on MY plan :)

Trying again for the dinner of last night.

Phase 1

B - coffee with us coconut milk. "Creamsicle" Greek yogurt smoothie with spinach.
L - Intrigued by the "hotdog salad" so I looked it up - I am trying it today with veggie hotdogs, and I am adding sauerkraut to the salad. Side of steamed broccoli.
Ss - Tofurkey roll-ups with bell pepper inside, roasted soy nuts
D - (same as last night) Tilapia-cauliflower couscous-tomato/cucumber salad

10-03-2012, 04:09 PM
B: Two egg and kale omelette, and coffee w/ milk
L: Sweet potato and leek soup
S1: Plain Greek yogurt, ground flax, one banana, 5 peanuts and 1 tsp almond butter
S2: Coffee w/ milk
D: Chicken salad with steamed cauliflower and mozzarella cheese

10-04-2012, 12:14 AM

Ham roll ups with rf cheddar x2 (served warm so the cheese was melty...yum)
Glass of Skim Milk


caeser salad with a HB egg
SF Jello

Pork Roast
Green beans
Glass of skim milk

Cucumbers with either a smear of lf cream cheese OR a bit of ranch for dippin' ...haven't decided yet.

10-04-2012, 10:31 AM
Wt 167.0

B: Smoothie + a meatball
L: Leftover green curry, veggies and tzatziki
S: Veggies on the grill. Black bean burger patty.
Sn: maybe a PB spoon?

10-04-2012, 11:42 AM
Phase 1

B - coffee with us coconut milk. Cauliflower pancakes (riced cauliflower, egg white, sweetener, cinnamon), sugar-free maple syrup, 1 scrambled egg.
L - Veggie chili with lots of bell peppers. Romaine lettuce salad with lemon/flaxseed oil vinaigrette. Iced white tea.
Ss - Pumpkin spice coffee Greek yogurt smoothie with spinach. Some nuts if I am starving.
D - OMG finally the freakin' tilapia I have been trying to eat the last two days. Steamed broccoli. Tomato/cucumber salad.

10-04-2012, 01:11 PM
LOL! EmmaD I know what you mean about sticking to the plan for the day! I try not to sweat it as long as I am on plan!

10-04-2012, 04:41 PM
Ph 2

B: Kashi Waffles with peanut butter and SF apricot jam
L: 2 stuffed mushrooms, hummus and veggies
S: cottage cheese

10-04-2012, 11:59 PM

Turkey Bacon x2
Celery w/ lf cream cheese
Glass of Skim Milk


Deviled Egg
Cucumber slices

Garden Salad

Celery w/ PB

***need to go shopping, almost out of food***

10-05-2012, 10:53 AM
Wt 166.0

I'm feeling a bit... chaotic... today. All the more important that I get a plan down.

B: Black bean burger with some veggies and a laughing cow.
L: Green chicken curry.
S: Taco salad!

10-05-2012, 01:41 PM

B: oops - I knew I forgot something today
S: tzatziki, veggies
L: turkey meatballs, broccoli
S: pistachios
D: grilled burgers, lettuce, tomatoes, lf cheese
S: ff greek yogurt, splenda, frozen to act like custard . . .

Be well -

10-05-2012, 07:33 PM

Omlette w/orage pepper & rf Cheddar
Glass of Skim Milk


Celery with lf Cream Cheese
1 oz Peanuts

Turkey Sausage w/ Mustard
Garden Salad w/ a little bit of sunflower seeds, oil & Vinegar

Veggies w/ ranch (?probably)