Day 4 and 5 Food Log (Late Entry! Whoops!)

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Hi Everyone,

The last two days have been busy, so this is a late entry for my food log/no sweets challenge. 

Thursday was the 4th of July, and yesterday we celebrated my nephew’s birthday. Today I am excited to really get back on track with some clean eating. This is my Thursday and Friday food log. 

I am starting to get a lot of comments that I eat like a normal person. 🙂 I am definitely a normal person. I enjoy fruits, and vegetables, but I also don’t believe in cutting out necessary nutrients or food groups. I am active and athletic and I need to fuel my body. I am not a perfect eater, but I try to select primarily healthy foods. 

The past three days I have been offered a plethora of desserts, and I turned them all down (even Jesse’s grandmother’s homemade fudge). I am actually enjoying this no sweets challenge because I feel physically better. 

Today is Saturday, and I am excited to eat all foods that I make at home. Plus I am planning an awesome workout! With two birthday parties, and one holiday over the past three days I don’t feel like my choices have been as “clean” as normal, but these events are part of life. 

Thursday July 4th: Day 4

Egg White Sandwich on Gluten Free Whole Grain Bread with Spinach and Light Spreadable cheese wedge. 
Coffee with coconut milk. 

AM Snack:
Granny Smith Apple

Peanut Butter Greek Yogurt with Celery
Fresh Spinach and Cherry Tomato salad
1 small slice cheese pizza
Buffalo Chicken dip with tortilla chips (leftovers from the work party)

After work snack:
Banana, Peach and Spinach Smoothie

Cheese Ravioli
Tomato Basil Sauce with Fresh Spinach

Calories: 1865
Carbs: 258 g. 
Fat: 50 g. 
Protein: 99 g.
Fiber: 32 g. 

Friday July 5th: Day 5

Egg White Sandwich on Gluten Free Whole Grain Bread
Fresh Spinach
1/3 Spreadable cheese wedge
Coffee with Sugar Free French Vanilla Creamer

AM Snack:
Granny Smith Apple

Peanut Butter Greek Yogurt with Celery
Spinach, Cherry Tomato, and Tuna salad
Baked Tortilla Chips (no salt added)

Dinner: (At my nephew’s birthday party)
Homemade Slow Cooker Pulled Pork
Homemade Baked Beans
Fresh Fruit Salad (Watermelon, Strawberries, grapes, and blueberries)
Mini Crab Cakes (3)
Baked Pineapple with Ritz Crackers

Totals: (Estimated: may vary depending on how some of the food was prepared). 
Calories: 1833
Carbs: 257 g. 
Fat: 44 g.
Protein: 121 g. 
Fiber: 26 g. 

5 thoughts on “Day 4 and 5 Food Log (Late Entry! Whoops!)

  1. Antonio

    Hi Melissa, I have seen you have many videos in Youtube, but in different channels, how many channels are yours?

  2. I’ve been hearing that my penchant for fruits (which grow in my backyard – mangoes, carambola, guavas) are notoriously high in sugar and therefore not good for weight loss. I think they’re the perfect alternative to a sweet-toth junkie like me! What say you?

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