According to www.Random.Org, the lucky winner is…..

 

Casey said… I seem to have cut out the same thing as everyone else – I rarely eat/drink products with HFCS anymore (if I can help it) and instead of a million servings of diet sodas and snapples a day, I opt for water or tea.  I’ve also succeeded in getting the boyfriend to stop smoking =)

 

Casey, please e-mail me at seebriderun@gmail.com to receive your FREE Oikos Greek Yogurt coupons AND a bunch of other Stoneyfield discounts.

 

I am SO happy it’s my weekend (I have Fridays off because of an alternate work schedule).  YAYYYY!!!

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Mid-afternoon snacks included:

 

1/2 an apple (it was huge) and some PB

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A really small portion Grape Nuts (last bit in the bag!) with skim

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Some almonds:

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After work, I decided to get in some cardio.  But I ended up doing the non-traditional type! I walked the dogs about 1/2 mile and then I washed my car!  šŸ™‚  Hey, it COUNTS as a workout to me!

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The trees are releasing pollen and everyone in my neighborhood has a fine layer of yellow POLLEN on their car!

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Healthy Spaghetti Bolognese

 

I made one of my favorite meals tonight – a Healthy Spaghetti Bolognese!  It includes WW angel hair pasta, organic pasta sauce, and Morning Star Meal Starter faux meal.

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It was excellent… however, I somehow served myself way too much pasta.  There’s a trick that 1 quarter-sized "roll" of spaghetti is equal to one serving.   I "eye-ball" measured it, but I think once I added the Meal Starter and sauce, it was too much.

 

Leftovers:

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Plus a side salad.

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Plus, I made to slowllly consuming this Dove Dark Chocolate bar over the night.   šŸ™‚

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Sleep tight!

{ 23 comments }

 

  • Red Head, Yellow Dog March 12, 2009, 5:59 pm

    love the Obama sticker šŸ˜‰ and the non-traditional cardio..sometimes you need to mix it up!

  • Run Saraaah March 12, 2009, 6:08 pm

    I love the Obama sticker! Fake ground beef is so good in pasta.

  • kara March 12, 2009, 6:09 pm

    Congratulations to Casey!

  • Meg March 12, 2009, 6:13 pm

    Yeah for Fridays off! Yummy dinner!

  • sloank March 12, 2009, 6:18 pm

    love the obama sticker! šŸ˜‰

  • just me March 12, 2009, 6:24 pm

    dude, i’m jealous of your chocolate…i want that bar!

  • Anonymous March 12, 2009, 6:32 pm

    Do you mean 1 quarter sized dry pasta is one serving size?

  • Caitlin at Healthy Tipping Point March 12, 2009, 6:37 pm

    anon – thats what i’ve heard as a “trick” for portioning out dry spaghetti

  • Caroline March 12, 2009, 6:48 pm

    There’s a trick that 1 quarter-sized “roll” of spaghetti is equal to one serving.

    What do you mean by this?

  • Leanne March 12, 2009, 6:53 pm

    I see what you mean about the quarter-size and thanks for the tip! I’ve always wondered if there was some way to tell because I just grab and it usually ends up being too much!

  • Mara @ What's For Dinner? March 12, 2009, 6:54 pm

    Love the bumper sticker!!!! I wish it was warm enough here to wash my car!

  • livelovelaugheatlearn March 12, 2009, 6:59 pm

    Ugh I love your puppy!!! So cute!

  • Rose March 12, 2009, 7:23 pm

    LOVE your bumper sticker, girl šŸ™‚

  • Kailey (SnackFace) March 12, 2009, 7:29 pm

    I definitely count washing the car and walking the pups as cardio! Caitlin, thank you so much for commenting on my latest post and sharing your perspective. I loved reading it! Have a great chocolatey night šŸ™‚

  • redheadedjournal March 12, 2009, 7:57 pm

    I am lovin’ the honda + Obama combo šŸ™‚

  • Casey March 12, 2009, 7:59 pm

    Thanks Kara!! I will definitely let everyone know about my purchases/free Oikos products!

  • simplyfabulousnow March 13, 2009, 12:20 am

    Your dinner looks GREAT!
    Washing the car definitely counts as exercise! šŸ™‚

    Leah

  • Ruby March 13, 2009, 3:21 am

    Oh I totally do that with spaghetti too!

  • ksgoodeats March 13, 2009, 4:53 am

    Congrats to the winner!! Nice sticker šŸ™‚

    I love your Grape Nut addiction!

  • Katie March 13, 2009, 5:15 am

    Hubby got me 5 of those dark chocolate bars in my stocking and so far I’ve only ate ONE! They are so rich and chocolatey that just a nibble is enough to satisfy me.

  • Sarah W. March 13, 2009, 5:46 am

    your pasta looked great! esp with meal starter soy crumbles!

    wanna come wash my car???

    not jealous of your pollen! it will soon hit us – maybe later than expected because today its FLURRYING!!!!!!

  • Trish March 13, 2009, 6:49 am

    ugh! I hate pollen. It makes my car so dirty. I wash it and the next morning its covered again. šŸ™

  • Daniele March 13, 2009, 7:06 am

    I’ll be washing my car this weekend, I don’t have the pollen problem yet, but I do have a lot of dust. Can’t wait to get my car shining like it should be!
    That dinner looks super yummy! It’s making me crave pasta!

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