I weighed in at 132.4 lbs today. I'm thrilled that I'm maintaining my weight between 131 and 133 each week. Maintenance has been tough for me in the past; keeping a close watch on what I eat has helped me overcome that.
And how do I keep watch? By measuring calories and food portion size. It also helps to make meals that are low in fat, like in my trusty crockpot. Here's a recipe for jambalaya that has only 193 calories per serving, only 8 grams of fat, is filling and nutritious, and is easy to make. Can you beat that?! Not with a stick.
6 chicken tenders, cut into bite sized pieces
1 polish kielbasa sausage link, sliced
1 medium sized onion, chopped
1 medium sized bell pepper, chopped
2 cloves minced garlic
1 14oz. can diced tomatoes (no salt added)
1 14oz. can diced tomatoes with chilis
1 tbs. dried parsley
1/2 tsp. dried thyme
1 tsp. Creole seasoning
1/8 tsp. ground red pepper
1 pound shrimp, peeled and deveined
Put all ingredients except shrimp into crock pot on medium for 5-6 hours or high for 3-4 hours. Stir in shrimp and cook an additional 45 minutes. Serve over white rice.
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