Tuesday, August 13, 2013

The Plan: August 13, 2013

The Activity.

Morning walk, moderate pace, with the boys.
Afternoon 10-minute dance party with my little ones
Evening TurboJam! 20-Minute Cardio, 40-Minute Turbo Sculpt

The Food.

  • Large egg fried inside a piece of whole wheat toast, using 1 Tbsp butter (254 calories)
  • 2 Tbsp ketchup (40 calories)
  • Large grapefruit (103 calories)
  • 1 nectarine (60 calories)
  • Buffalo chicken lettuce wrap - recipe posted below (240 calories)
  • Carrot sticks from 2 medium carrots (50 calories)
  • 1 string cheese (90 calories)

  • Low-carb cheeseburger - recipe posted below (340 calories)
  • Creamy Cole Slaw, recipe here. (49 calories)
  • Oven-fried Zucchini Sticks, recipe here. (127 calories)
  • Protein shake, recipe posted below (152 calories)

The Recipes.

Buffalo Chicken Lettuce Wrap
makes 2 servings
8 full leaves of your favorite lettuce (iceberg, romaine, etc.)
1 chicken breast, cooked or 1 can chicken breast in water (12 oz)
Frank's Original Hot Sauce
24 small ripe olives, sliced
2 Tbsp ranch dressing

Wash lettuce, pat dry, set aside. Combine chicken with hot sauce to taste. Heat chicken in microwave or on stove top. Assemble each lettuce wrap by layering four lettuce leaves, half of the chicken mixture, half of the olives, and 1 Tbsp ranch dressing. Serve.

Low-Carb Cheeseburger
makes 4 servings
1 lb lean ground beef
4 slices medium cheddar cheese
4 slices red onion
4 large slices tomato
Several large romaine lettuce leaves

Wash lettuce, pat dry, set aside. Form four patties with the ground beef. Grill or fry to your preference. Place cooked meat on a bed of lettuce leaves. Top with cheese slice, tomato, onion, ketchup, and mustard. Wrap lettuce around everything. Serve.

Favorite Protein Shake
makes 1 serving
1 scoop doTERRA Chocolate Trim Shake powder
2/3 cup Almond Breeze Unsweetened Vanilla almond milk
Approximately 7 large ice cubes, crushed

Place everything in a blender or your Magic Bullet (my personal favorite), blend on high until smooth.

The Bottom Line

Calories consumed: 1505
Estimated calories burned: 870

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