|What is a calorie?|
I'm keeping an eye on what I'm eating and drinking to drop a few pounds. It's a lot tougher than it was a few years ago to see results, but I am making progress and the scales are slowly tipping in the right direction.
I am still eating the foods I love and allowing for occasions like wine and cheese tasting, occasional restaurant meals, and family feasts. Planning ahead and 'budgeting' for a bit of a splurge once or twice a week.
Not every meal I'm making at home is low-fat and low-cal, but I am trying to eat more consciously. So when I do indulge, I'm making the calories count!
Bake potatoes ahead of time, then scoop out the potato to make a little bowl. Break an egg into the hollowed-out potato, then add a bit of cheese & tomato. Bake in a 350 degree oven about 20-25 minutes (or until eggs are whitened). Top with parsley and crumbled bacon just before serving.
.. with Stuffed Portobello
Scoop out two portobellos & mix with some of the potato filling & olive oil. Stuff, drizzle with balsamic vinegar and top with grated parmesan. Salt and pepper to taste. Microwave 4 minutes.
- 3 tbsp white vinegar
- 3 tsp stevia
- 1 tsp salt
- 17 oz Greek Yogurt
- 2 tbsp Dijon Mustard