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What's on your plate?

Hello there, ladies and gents!


Keeping in line with all the fun and interactive threads asking about your most recent halls, items you have your eyes on, what you're currently wearing, what's your hair routine, and more, I've decide to branch out and ask:


"What's on your plate?"


The beauty world doesn't just stop at skin care and cosmetics, it also goes hand in hand with your overall health and well-being, so with that, I'm curious to see what we're all chowing down and snacking on be it for breakfast, lunch, dinner, dessert, or inbetween!


For those with apps that help count calories or to those who just want to keep a log, here's a place to share, possibly find and share some recipes, and even tips on maintaining a balanced diet.


Don't just share food items, but even drinks! I'm a huge fan of tea and at least have a cup of green tea a day (anti-oxidants) and drink plenty of water.


For lunch today, I had:


-Brown rice

-Steamed egg

-Steamed red snapper with green onion, sesame oil, and black pepper

-Gai lan (it's a type of Chinese vegetable/greens)


Now, tell me, Beauty Talk world, what do you have? Smiley Very Happy

Re: What's on your plate?

For breakfast, chocolate strawberry milkshake today, chocolate/nut butter/banana milk shake yesterday. I love my immersion blender!


lunch/dinner: store brought fried/buffalo chicken, my own spinach potato bisque, and freshly made apple cider donut (I couldn't resist, the smell from the stand hit me as soon as I opened the door of my building to go outside.....). Mmmm, aside from that, lots of whole grain pasta with almond pesto cuz they are the easiest to make.

Re: What's on your plate?

All I see is chocolate...chocolate...chocolate! J/k! Smiley Tongue


That sounds yummy, last night I had rice; steamed grouper with ginger and green onion; chicken, baby bok choy, bbq pork, and scrambled eggs with onions.


Finished that off with tons of oranges!


Re: What's on your plate?

This is the spaghetti we will be eating, probably for the next 3 weeks >.>  The sauce is titled "Awesomesauce" and my own unique recipe here is all but the special ingredient:


2 large cloves garlic (minced)

1 onion (chopped)

1 bell pepper (chopped)

1Tbs Olive oil

1 jar tomato basil sauce

1 can Italian Stewed tomatoes (with juice)

1 can Mexican Stewed tomatoes (with juice)


garlic salt




red wine

beef base


liquid smoke

(secret ingredient)


This sauce in presimmer can double as a tomato soup if topped with a little gouda and parsley and served with grilled cheese.  Simmer it down and it makes an epic spaghetti sauce Smiley Very Happy



Re: What's on your plate?

Oh that looks good.....AND it can double as soup....?!?!?!??! I'm sold! *hands over bowl*

Re: What's on your plate?

breakfast: smoothie w/ spirulina, cherry juice, greek full-fat yogurt, coconut oil, banana, frozen pineapple and raspberries, kiwi (the fruits vary daily except the banana, the other components are the same).


brunch: quiche from NewTree (probably not the healthiest thing in the world, but homemade and yummy/ natural)...I never used to eat breakfast at all and the smoothie is just to not have an empty stomach/ get some EFAs and anti-oxidants going, usually have oatmeal as a later breakfast. And a mocha...


lunch: wasn't that hungry at lunchtime, but I knew if I didn't eat something I'd be hungry later (and have to eat/ not work out or work out later). Went to San Francisco Fish Company in the Ferry Bldg and got 1/4 lb of their prawn ceviche...yummy and the perfect amount of food, nice and refreshing while sitting in the sun.


I try to drink a fair amount of tea also (should drink more water...I tend to drink more at night)...Red Blossom Tea company in SF carries fantastic tea...their Three Cultivar Red, Natural Cultivar and Moroccan Mint are some of my faves, but I'm looking fwd to trying more.


Not sure what's for dinner yet, my husband will shop...and actually he has to cook tonight!

Re: What's on your plate?

Same here with breakfast! I never used to eat it, but I do know how important it is. Now I try to at least have a breakfast taco, or a smoothie....while reading your's I was drooling and drooling and drooling!


I haven't had quiche in forever, a weakness of mine are mini quiches! I just pop them one at a time until I realize "Oh my gosh, I've had about 5 or 7", along with a plate of food! Smiley Very Happy

Re: What's on your plate?


 - scrambled Egg whites with mozzarella

- 2 sausage links

-small bowl of Chocolate malt o meal

- coffee skim milk

- water, tap 2 glasses


- lunch

coffee with a few tablespoons of half & half

- cooked zuchinni squash, yellow squash and cherry tomatoes with homemade hummus

caramel frappuccino medium



- Pancakes & syrup



not the healthiest of choices Smiley Sad

Re: What's on your plate?

Whooo, breakfast for dinner!


Homemade hummus, YUM! What all did you season/add to it?

Re: What's on your plate?

Lately I have been on a PB&J kick at least have 1 a day and my 6 cups of tea (weight to go & acai matini mixed) the caffeine gets me thru swapping from days to night on a regular basis.

Re: What's on your plate?

Acai, yum!!!

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