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[22 Sep 2011 | No Comment | ]
Ham Sandwich and Cheese Crackers

Many individuals will simply grab a pack of crackers for a snack or a quick one bread sandwich. However, making sure you have 300 calories during snack time would allow you to have both. This will not only cure your hunger for the moment, but it will last much longer.
This snack doesn’t take but a few minute or so to fix, then another few minutes to eat. So, time should not be an issue.
Step 1: Pull out one slice of bread. I like white bread over wheat, but that is your …

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[15 Sep 2011 | No Comment | ]
Special K Fruit & Yogurt with Watermelon

Here is a great idea to get your morning started on the right note. A basic cereal bowl with a cup of watermelon is a great 300 calorie meal to start off the day. 296 calories to be exact. It doesn’t take but a minute or so to fix, then another few minutes to eat. That is provided that you take the time to cut up your watermelon before hand when you do have some time.
Step 1: Pour yourself 1 cup of Special K Fruit & Yogurt cereal into a bowl. …

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[11 Sep 2011 | No Comment | ]
Ham and Turkey Pita Pocket Sandwich

A basic ham and turkey pita pocket sandwich is a quick and easy lunch to fix. The pita pocket sandwich can be made while you are at home during lunch or it can be easily fixed quickly in the morning to bring for lunch at work. The juice to go along with it makes for a cure of a little sweet tooth at after eating your sandwich.

Step 1: Warm a full pita pocket for about 15 seconds or until it is soft enough to cut in half and open up. If you already have a half pita pocket out of the bag, you are already one step ahead.

Step 2: Separate and tear the 1/2 pita pocket into half to make “sandwich bread”

Step 3: Fold and place your 6 slices of ham and turkey on your pita pocket sides

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[11 Sep 2011 | No Comment | ]
300 calorie Pizza- And you can eat the WHOLE THING

Ingredients

1 White Pita Pocket – 180 Calories
1/8 Cup Pizza Sauce – 15 Calories
1/3 cup Shredded Mozzarella Cheese – 80 Calories
1 Slice of Smoked Ham – 15 Calories
Mushroom – 5 Calories
Green Peppers – 5 Calories
Sliced/chopped veggies of your choice – Calories Vary

Total Calorie = 300

Directions

Preheat oven or toaster oven to 375 degrees
Spread sauce over the pita
Add cheese 1 then layer the sliced or chopped vegetables.
Top with remaining 1/2 ounce of cheese
Bake for about 10 minutes
Broil for a minute or two to brown top.

Eat the WHOLE thing and don’t feel guilty.
Original Recipe by SparkPeople user …

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[11 Sep 2011 | No Comment | ]
Shakeology from Beachbody – 300 Calorie Meal

Kelsi Guidry of MyWants TV reviews Beachbodies chocolate Shakeology shake and tastes it for the first time on this episode. Shakeology can be obtained through a Beachbody Coach for $119.
In a 90-day study, participants replaced one meal per day with Shakeology, ate a balanced diet, and exercised moderately three times per week. Total cholesterol was reduced on average by 30% and LDL cholesterol was reduced on average by 38%.
 

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[11 Sep 2011 | No Comment | ]
Homemade Pancakes Recipe – 300 Calorie Meal

Pancakes and biscuits are delicious breakfast foods, but making them can be time consuming. Prepare a mix in advance and cut your cooking time in half.

Step 1: Mix dry ingredients

Mix the flour, sugar, powdered milk, baking powder, and salt together in the large bowl.

Step 2: Mix in shortening

Use a fork or pastry blender to mix in the shortening.

The mixture should have a slightly mealy texture after adding the shortening.

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[9 Sep 2011 | No Comment | ]
(P90X) Dinner – High Protein Low Carb

This is a dinner I prepared that is high in protein, low in carbs and tastes great. It also falls within the P90X diet plan guidelines.