Weight Loss Progress

Monday, September 5, 2011

Welcome Back & Meatloaf Cupcakes

Happy Labor Day, Everyone!!!

Sorry about the long pause in blogging again, but I have been without internet for one week and then with school starting and trying to enjoy the last of summer before school starts I have just been not so active in the blogging department. But with school starting....I am back!

I have been on a two week sort of mini weight loss stagnation. I have lost 1.8 pounds in the past two weeks, but I am eating no more than 1000 calories per day (usually 850, but I added a another  100 calories into play within the past few days to try to spark the fire) and I have been working out at least five days per week. So, I know it is just a matter of time before I lose weight again. I am slightly stressed, but I am sure that it will all even out. I am taking the advice of everyone and even my own inner voice that it will all even out.

Tonight I made dinner from a recipe I saw earlier today on an awesome website, Truth In Change. The recipe was for Meatloaf Cupcakes with Caulitator "frosting", click on the name for a link to the recipe.

The cupcakes came out awesome and are my type of cupcakes. High protein, low carb, little to no sugar, and delicious.

Side pic of the cupcake w/ "frosting"

Top view of "frosting" on the cupcake

In the recipe it calls for 3 chicken breasts that you grind up in a food processor, but because I was short on time I used one package of ground turkey breast (99% fat free).  Either way it came out excellent. 

It is amazing the healthy recipes that you can find on the internet in a flash. 

Next is the Chicken Enchiladas from the same website made with Cabbage leaves in place of the tortillas. Awesome! 

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