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Eat To Live Week 3 Recap

April 20th, 2010 · 13 Comments

Eat To Live Week 3 Recap (Sunday, April 11 – 17, 2010)

Ryan: Lost 3 pounds in week three, and at 222.5. Total weight loss after three weeks: – 8.5 pounds.

My Dear Wife: Lost 3 ½ pounds in week three. Total weight loss after three weeks: – 7 pounds.

Sunday, April 11, 2010

Breakfast

Fruit salad of pineapple, kiwi, and cantaloupe, with flax seed, tea with honey and a splash of skim milk and a small glass of orange juice.

Lunch

Salad ~ with a quick homemade salsa. This was essentially a cold salad plate with romaine lettuce, black beans, whole kernel corn, salsa, cucumbers, garbanzo beans, ½ a sliced avocado, and some queen olives. The oil-free and salt-free salsa is the dressing.

Barbecued Eggplant with Split Peas

Dinner

Barbecued Eggplant, a wonderful dish that has a nice barbecue flavor and is modified from the American Wholefoods Cuisine cookbook.

Activity

Mow the lawn and yard work, 3 hours.

Monday, April 12, 2010

Breakfast

Clementine and dates, tea with honey and a splash of skim milk, and ½ cup orange juice.

Lunch

Leftover barbecued eggplant and beans, and fresh fruit, Immunity drink and nuts.

Dinner

Leftover barbecued eggplant and beans.

Activity

Neighborhood walk for 30 minutes. My dear wife at Curves, and Ryan on Wii Sports and Wii Fit for 30 minutes.

Tuesday, April 13 2010

Breakfast

Clementine and dates, tea with honey and a splash of skim milk, and ½ cup orange juice.

Lunch

Salad with cucumbers, romaine lettuce, spinach, salsa, olives, garbanzo beans, and fresh fruit, Immunity drink and nuts.

Dinner

Leftover barbecued eggplant and beans.

Activity

Neighborhood walk for 30 minutes. My dear wife at Curves, and Ryan on Wii Sports and Wii Fit for 30 minutes.

Wednesday, April 14, 2010

Breakfast

Clementine and cantaloupe, tea with honey and a splash of skim milk, and ½ cup orange juice.

Lunch

Salad bar salad at company cafeteria with mixed spring lettuce, romaine, spinach, red kidney beans, beats, grilled zuchinni, squash and onions, raisins, cucumbers, tomatoes, jalapeno slices, and fresh peas.

Dinner

Left over great northern beans

Activity

Neighborhood walk for 30 minutes. My dear wife at Curves, and me on Wii Sports and Wii Fit for 30 minutes.

Thursday, April 15, 2010

Breakfast

Clementine and cantaloupe, tea with honey and a splash of skim milk, and ½ cup orange juice.

Lunch

I had left over great northern beans and my dear wife had a salad, a Fiber one bar, dates, and nuts.

Dinner

Blackeyed Peas

Activity

Neighborhood walk for 30 minutes. My dear wife at Curves, and me on Wii Sports and Wii Fit for 30 minutes.

Preparations

Blackeyed Peas

Friday, April 16, 2010

Breakfast

Fruit salad, tea with honey and a splash of skim milk, and ½ cup orange juice.

Lunch

Left over blackeyed peas, Immunity drink, strawberries, kunquats, dates, and nuts.

Dinner

Made another
vegetarian pizza with made from scratch whole wheat pizza. Click link to view recipe.

Vegetarian pizza with whole wheat crust

Vegetarian pizza with whole wheat crust

Activity

Neighborhood walk for 30 minutes. My dear wife at Curves, and me on Wii Sports and Wii Fit for 45 minutes.

Saturday, April 17, 2010

Breakfast

Clementine, tea with honey and a splash of skim milk , and ½ cup orange juice.

Lunch

Garden Burger at Red Robin with a side salad and balsamic dressing on the side.

Dinner

Leftover blackeyed peas with 1 slice left over pizza as an appetize.

Activity

Neighborhood walk for 1 hour, and went to the local farmers market and herb festival.

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13 responses so far ↓

  • 1 OC2SeattleNo Gravatar // Apr 20, 2010 at 2:03 pm

    You guys are doing so well! Congrats!

  • 2 pegasuslegendNo Gravatar // Apr 20, 2010 at 5:49 pm

    I love the Wii Fit~ but I hate what its description on my is~! That eggplant sounds awesome you are a true inspiration, I hardly have eaten anything with sugar and looking at portion control…love the results your getting!

  • 3 TriciaNo Gravatar // Apr 20, 2010 at 7:31 pm

    Nice to know we can all eat, while eating less. thanks for the lessons! T

  • 4 Belinda @zomppaNo Gravatar // Apr 20, 2010 at 7:49 pm

    Awesome!! Keep it going!

  • 5 Gera @ SweetsFoodsBlogNo Gravatar // Apr 20, 2010 at 8:13 pm

    Excellent weight loss both! Keep going, you’re in the good way!

    Have a great week!

    Gera

  • 6 GiselleNo Gravatar // Apr 20, 2010 at 9:11 pm

    Woohoo! Great work! I can’t wait to hug the mini Boudreauxs!

  • 7 DivinaNo Gravatar // Apr 21, 2010 at 3:53 am

    Congratulations to and your wife. Carry on.

  • 8 penny aka jeroxieNo Gravatar // Apr 21, 2010 at 6:06 am

    Keep it up!

  • 9 JessieNo Gravatar // Apr 21, 2010 at 9:13 am

    keep up the good work Ryan! you and your wife are on the right track, I love what you guys have been eating too very flexible yet healthy diet

  • 10 DrickNo Gravatar // Apr 21, 2010 at 10:18 am

    you know I wish you the best of luck and I am so proud of you two for losing the weight – Great job – I’m just starving reading what you are eating…..

  • 11 norah lucusNo Gravatar // Apr 21, 2010 at 12:08 pm

    wow! you guys are doing great!!

  • 12 EmilyNo Gravatar // Apr 21, 2010 at 12:28 pm

    8+ lbs?! You are doing SO WELL! What an inspiration you are 🙂

  • 13 Cooking RookieNo Gravatar // Apr 21, 2010 at 7:11 pm

    I’m so glad to hear that you’re making such a great progress with ETL 🙂 If you can lose so much weight with that pizza – you’ve found the key to happiness ;-P