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Old 07-03-2005, 05:19 PM   #1
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Hello everyone, I think I just posted a question I had on the wrong section of the south beach board...lol I am still a little lost here as I just found this awesome site last night...and stayed up too late finding/writing recipes down! But it was so worth it as I made mock french toast today and it was fantastic...didn't have sugar free syrup and didn't need any!!
Anyway...I am shortiemetoo/Karla and I want to thank all of you for this awesome website and all the great ideas that are here!! I have really enjoyed it so far!! I love south beach and luckily I have not cheated once in the past 14 days!!! I think that may change soon.......
I am on my last day in phase 1 and will start transitioning to phase two tomorrow. In 10 days I am leaving town for a 6 day amusement park adventure!!
I know I am supposed to add carbs slowly and am planning on doing that for the next 9 days, but I think it will be a little harder at the park. I am planning on possibly having fresh fruit 2 and possibly 3 times daily, even though I should barely be at two servings daily and grains 2 to three times daily even though I should also be only at two servings a day of those.
We are going to eat out most meals, however I would like to bring breakfast for most of my days as I want to eat early before entering the park.
I have plenty of choices for most meals and already know what I want for most meals since I have checked the website menus for all the restaurants. I may not be perfect, but I will try to be as good as possible.
I was considering bringing hard boiled eggs and making the baked chilli pie and having that a few mornings. I also bought Kraft South beach foods, cookies, crackers and breakfast bars in case I really want a treat and hopefully that way will be able to resist the amusement park goodies!!
I know there will be a couple of meals that I will stray...I will have vegetable gumbo and salad one meal...I'm sure it has flour to thicken it; and I am going to a very haughty tauty rest. for my birthday one night and it is not very south beach friendly...so I will try to do my best there.
The one product that I love...and I bought before starting south beach in Dannon light and fit smoothies. I am going to post the ingred. list here and am hoping that you can tell me if this is an ok choice for breakfast with a hardboiled egg...or a kraft breakfast bar. Thank you and I'm sorry this is so long winded...hopefully I found the correct board to post this on now!

Light 'n Fit Smoothie Strawberry Banana
Serving Size: 7 fl oz; 207ml

Amount Per Serving

% DV*
Calories 70
Calories from Fat 0
Total Fat 0g 0%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Cholesterol < 5mg 1%
Sodium 70mg 3%
Potassium 240mg 7%
Total Carbohydrates 13g 4%
Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
Sugars 12g
Protein 5g 10%
Vitamin A 10%
Vitamin C 4%
Thiamin (Vitamin B1) 4%
Riboflavin 20%
Vitamin B6 2%
Vitamin B12 10%
Biotin 0%
Iron 0%
Vitamin D 15%
Calcium 15%
Phosphorus 15%
Magnesium 4%
Pantothenic Acid 4%
Zinc 4%
Selenium 0%

Not a significant source of vitamin C

*%DV means % Daily Value based on a 2000-calorie diet


Nonfat yogurt [cultured grade A nonfat milk, contains less than 1% of modified corn starch, whey protein concentrate, pectin, agar-agar, vitamin A palmitate, vitamin D3], water, strawberries, fructose, apple puree, banana puree, contains less than 1% of modified corn starch, natural flavor, sucralose (Splenda® brand), potassium sorbate (to maintain freshness), malic acid, red 40, blue 1, annatto extract (for color), sodium citrate. Contains active yogurt cultures including L. acidophilus.

I can't thank you all enough and hope that I can perhaps return the favor at a later time!!! Thanks!!
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