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Mysteries, polka dots, California Rolls, TJ Maxx, cozy blankets, rainy days and getting the first spoonful of peanut butter out of the jar make me smile. Spiders, rude people, cold fingers and toes, baby leashes, people that don't wrap their packages before going to the Post Office, poison ivy and Math (pretty much all of it) make me want to scream. My perfect day would be spent with my wonderful husband and sweet girls- watching movies in our jammies! Of course, having the movie theater to ourselves would be great, too. Please pass the popcorn and M&M's.:) I am saved by the grace of God. He is my constant companion and hears my every prayer. What a blessing! I'd love to hear from you! Lori at toosillysisters@cox.net

Tuesday, February 28, 2012

Weight Watchers Day 2!

New Peanut Butter Cheerios (3/4 cup) with a dash of milk = 3 points
(If you don't stick your head in the box and inhale.  They are beyond delicious!)

Skinny Caramel Macchiato (Starbucks) = 3 points


Broccolli Cheese Soup (Panera) = 7 points
Make your own here!
(Bread not included in the points)



Heart Turkey Chili (Weight Watchers recipe)
Serving 1 cup = 6 points
(YUM!)

Ingredients:
Cooking spray
1 tsp. canola oil
1 large uncooked onion
2 cloves garlic (minced)
1 pound uncooked 93% lean ground turkey
2 medium uncooked carrots (sliced into rounds)
2 TB chili powder
1 1/2 tsp red pepper flakes
1 tsp. cumin
2 medium fresh tomatoes, chopped
1 cup canned tomato sauce
1 cup chicken broth
1 1/2 cups kidney beans


Instructions:
Coat a large pot with cooking spray; place over medium heat.  Add oil and onion; saute onion until soft, about 5-7 minutes.  Add garlic and carrots, cook garlic until soft- about 1 minute.  Add turkey; brown meat- about 5 minutes.  Add chili powder, red pepper flakes, cumin, tomatoes, tomato sauce, broth, and beans.  Bring mixture to a boil.  Cover, reduce heat and simmer until meat and vegetables are tender- about 30 minutes.  Yields about 1 cup per serving with 6 servings.



Skinny Cow Peanut Butter Chocolate Ice Cream Sandwich for dessert.:) = 4 points

It was a good day!

6 comments:

Sheri said...

Wait, I missed that you are doing WW. I want to do it too. I need help - LOL - I can't stop eating and pinterest is not helping!!!!! Good luck to you! Keep me posted.

April said...

So glad that things are progressing well, Lori...YOU CAN DO IT!!!

michelle edwards joy said...

Way to go Lori!!

Sherri said...

All those things sound yummy Lori!! Way to go girl!!

~The Robin's Nest~ said...

Noelle loves the peanut butter cheerios. I used to love the skinny cows ice cream sandwiches when I could eat them~Yummy. I believe that WW has the best program out there, good choice!

amy @ Life in Pink Hi-Tops said...

Peanut butter Cherrios? Gotta get some of those! Yeah for a good WW day!