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  • Magic - so glad to see you back, I hope you're starting to heal from the hurt. Mihani - here is the link: https://www.delishknowledge.com/peanut-tofu-buddha-bowl/#tasty-recipes-21123-jump-target Not sure if you're oil-free, this recipe is not as written. I guess you could omit the oil, but I think the taste of the sesame…
  • @kg_fit3 Great job, hope it keeps going for you.
  • @tlcadwallader1956gemm , welcome to the group. Mihani - I got a Joyce Chen one. I actually already had one, but it had a round bottom and I used it with a ring on my gas stove. Unfortunately my new home has an electric stove so I had to get a flat-bottomed one. It was kind of a pain to season (the first one was done in the…
  • Check list Do you know what diet you will follow? Vegan (about 90%, when eating away from home I'm vegetarian) Have you followed this diet before? Yes Found some recipes? Oh yes, tons: I have two binders of recipes I've found online (one of things I like and one of things I haven't yet tried), and a few cookbooks. Grocery…
  • :D :D :D This summer I have to work on creating an exercise plan that I can maintain in this South Carolina heat. When I was in NJ, and working, I went to the gym, showered and off to work. Now that I've "retired" and moved south, I have to adjust. I've worked up to walking a 5K distance and am riding my bike on alternate…
  • Carla - thanks for the recipe. I guess I'll give in and make some almond butter. I'm not crazy about making nut butters in the blender because it's such a mess to clean up, but the stuff in the store is so expensive, over $5 for a little 8oz jar. Mihani - glad to hear your second gym session went better. Today: B - The…
  • Mihani - hope your class went well for you today. Carla - I'm planning to plant some wildflowers in an awkward corner of our yard. Just need to get the survey done to find out exactly where our property ends. I never heard of caramel from cashews, do you have a recipe you use? Today: B - rest of the General Tso's Tofu L -…
  • Mihani - that sounds like a great deli, I wish I had something like that near me. Today: B - General Tso Tofu L - Veggie sandwich and some kettle chips and a pickle D - Chickpea piccata with mushrooms
  • What is your name or nickname? Sparkspringtime69, you can call me Spring Your Team? Shape Shifters Your Approximate Location: big city near you, province or state, country. South Carolina What is your favorite summer activity? Golf and the pool What do you like to do for fun, interests, hobbies? Read, make jewelry, paint…
  • I love the 5% challenges. Participating in them helps to keep me accountable, and the encouragement and support from my teammates is wonderful.
  • Mihani - here's the link to the recipe. It calls for oil, but I suppose you could just bake the patties and saute the mushrooms in water. https://www.diannesvegankitchen.com/vegan-chickpea-piccata/#recipe The patties have a seitan texture to them due to the vital wheat gluten. I happened to have some because I tried to…
  • Magic - sending hugs your way. Mihani - glad to hear you session went ok Today - B - Remaining Chik'n nuggets on roll (on track to have all of the processed "meat" foods done by the end of the month.) L - Chickpea Piccata with Mushrooms D - Eggless Egg Salad on 1/2 whole wheat tortilla. Calories are a little low today so…
  • Early 60s, 5'-8" (ish) SW (02.10.22) - 150 6/1/22 - 150.2 6/15/22 - 148.2 6/22/22 - 148.0 JuneGW - 144.2 FinalGW - 125lbs Cardio: Walking a 5K distance with cycling on alternate days. Did 6 miles on the bike yesterday, shooting for 10 to 12 miles ultimately. ST challenges: Pull-up challenge - I'm up to 20 lb. dumbbell…
  • @kg_fit3 Congratulations on your achievements, keeping the weight off is not something most people can do, we tend to yo-yo. I like your idea of an average, we do put a lot of emphasis on the scale number every day. Welcome to the team.
  • Mihani - the great thing about an under-seasoned dish is that you can always add more at the next meal. I hope your training session goes good for you. Carla - I had the rain and cold problem when I was in NJ, LOL. I had joined a gym there so I'd have a place to walk/jog once the weather got too cold or there was ice/snow…
  • Mihani - I just need to find a spot for treadmill Carla, father's day lunch sounds good, have fun. Today: B - leftover rigatoni L - veggie panini (went out to lunch today) D - Other half of veggie panini
  • Wow, looks like I missed a lot over the last day and a half. Mihani - so happy to hear that your boy is now suture, wrap, cone and drug free! WOOHOO I hope you enjoy the chickpea salad. It was delicious as written but, when I made it this week, I left out the dill in both the salad and the garlic sauce and replaced them…
  • Magic, I'm so sorry to hear about your loss. I hope the celebration of life on Sunday helps to console and bring some peace to you and the rest of his family and friends.
  • I'm moving up to 20# weight for the dumbbell row tomorrow.
  • @Dianedoessmiles1 SOOO glad to hear your back home!!
  • Today B - eggless egg salad on whole wheat tortilla L - Chickpea Sunflower salad with garlic dressing over a bowl on arugula D - Stir fry with brown rice and some of my grilled veggies-eggplant, zucchini, mushroom and bok choy
  • Early 60s, 5'-8" (ish) SW (02.10.22) - 150 6/1/22 - 150.2 6/15/22 - 148.2 JuneGW - 144.2 FinalGW - 125lbs I've been a bit lazy with the exercise this last week so I have to recommit to that the rest of this month. Cardio: Walking program working up to a 5K walk with cycling or golf as cross-training. I'm up to a 5K…
  • Magic - thanks for the yogurt link and instructions. I don't have an insta-pot, but I do have a crockpot so I'm going to try it that way. Probably in the next week or so, I have to get the starter. Bad food day today so I won't bore you with the details :) See you all tomorrow.
  • Magic - sounds like you live in my neck of the woods, I woke up about 6:30 and planned to eat some breakfast and then go for a walk or bike ride by 7:30. But when I opened the door at 7:30, the air was stifling. So no cardio today. BTW - Do you have a recipe for homemade vegan yogurt? I have a few recipes that call for…
  • Mihani - glad you liked the sauce. I think toasted sesame seeds would add a good flavor to the sauce, especially with the jalapeno. The casserole sounds delicious. I made that sauce for the first time in my food processor and it came out too grainy. I usually use my Vitamix, but I had the processor out for something else…
  • Magic - The veggie dog I'm having today is a packaged one (I have 5 left to finish off the pack). But I have made the carrot dogs and I think they're very good. This is the recipe I use https://www.pcrm.org/good-nutrition/plant-based-diets/recipes/carrot-dogs I poke them a couple of times with a fork after the boil so they…
  • Mihani - sorry to hear your pooch has to stay wrapped another week Carla - pants that fit comfortably and two pounds gone, that's great! Today's plan: B - Chickpea Sunflower salad with garlic sauce on 1/2 of a whole wheat tortilla L - Veggie dog and a salad D - Oatmeal and some fruit for a snack somewhere in there
  • @its_colleen big congratulations to you for keeping over 100 lbs off! I've also been a long-time vegetarian and have recently been trying to move towards 100% vegan. Most of us post on the monthly accountability thread that k8richer noted above. Hope to see you there B)
  • Keeping my fingers crossed for you and your pup that he comes home all unwrapped and off meds.
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