Friday, April 10, 2009

Easter Week with Weight Loss Menus

Finally, another menu for those of us trying to lose weight in time for summer. This online printable grocery list is just right for trimming a few pounds. Remember to limit portion sizes of protein and carbohydrates. One portion is as big as the palm of your hand. Fill up on vegetables. Eat 6 small meals a day, consisting of a protein and a carbohydrate. Veggies are free and you can eat as much as you want. This goes along with the body for life plan works well with the Skinny Mom webinar.

Breakfast: Choose from oatmeal, fresh fruit, eggs, lean meat, cottage cheese, toast

AM Snack: Choose from fruit, melba toast, whole wheat bread, cottage cheese, lean meat

Lunch: Choose from tuna sandwiches, lean meat, bread, leftovers, vegetables

PM Snacks: Choose from fresh fruit, lean meat, toast, salad, vegetables


Day 1: Cacciatore-style Chicken Kabobs with Linguine p. 333, Asparagus

Day 2: Roasted Chicken, Brown Rice, Spinach, Carrots

Day 3: Basil Halibut Steaks p. 306, Wheat Rolls, Sliced Tomatoes, Salad

Day 4: Meat Loaf p. 377, Baked Potatoes, Peas, Corn

Day 5: Spicy Black Beans and Rice p. 90, Salad with Broccoli and Peas

Day 6: Chicken Lo Mein p. 469, Brown Rice, Steamed Carrots

Day 7: (Easter Dinner. Use Whichever Day You Want) Ham, Mashed Potatoes, Peas, rolls

Shopping List

Fresh Fruit
Fresh Vegetables
Red Pepper
10 oz. fresh Mushrooms
4 Onions
7 Medium Tomatoes
Fresh Basil
Fresh Parsley
Green Salad
Fresh Ginger
Red Onion
2 Cups Sugar Snap Pea Pods

Melba Toast
8 oz. Dried Linguine
Brown Rice
Dry bread crumbs
10 oz. Dried Chinese Egg Noodles, Spaghetti, or Angel Hair Pasta

Tuna Fish
Italian Salad Dressing
1 (16 oz) Jar Pasta Sauce
1 (15 oz.) Can Black Beans
1 (14.5 oz.) Can Mexican Style Stewed Tomatoes
Oyster Sauce
Rice Wine, Dry Sherry, or Apple Juice
Sesame Oil

Lean Meat for lunches and snacks
Cottage Cheese
Butter or margarine
2 oz. Cheddar Cheese
2 1/2 lb. Skinless Boneless Chicken Breast Halves
Shredded Fresh Parmesan Cheese
Whole Roasting Chicken
6 Fresh or Frozen Halibut Steaks cut 1 inch thick
1 1/2 lbs. Ground Beef, Ground Lamb, or Ground Pork

Artichoke hearts
Wheat Rolls (or make your own)

Whole Wheat Bread

Be sure you have: oatmeal, garlic, oil, nonstick cooking spray, salt, pepper, sage, basil, oregano, ketchup, brown sugar, flour, sugar, yeast, dry mustard, cayenne pepper, soy sauce,

1 comment:

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