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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?

editing this because i have no fight left in me right now. sorry. no offense intended. 

Re: What's on your plate?

I'm not going to shun you, but I can't help but notice that it was my sandwich that made you speak out.  So, I'm going to say something.


Respectfully, I'd ask if you've read the whole thread.  Just a few posts down, there's a discussion about grilling techniques, vegetables, etc.  I agree that respecting your body is important.  Many of us do (for the most part), but IMO it's ok to indulge every now and then.


Also- I respect that you may disagree with my comfort food, but I stand behind it.  I usually consider sparkling water an indulgence.  If you're able to eat only 100% healthy food 24/7/365, good job and I admire the willpower.  For me, it's all about enjoying life. 95% healthy, 5% fun.


And enjoying food every now and then is respecting your body.

Re: What's on your plate?

I made absolutely mouth-watering burgers today.


For lunch: veggie burger wrapped in lettuce, with a slice of tomato (being good)


For dinner: beef burger (Whole Foods had them on special yesterday, 1/4 lb burgers $1.00 each!), with American cheese, grilled bacon, and on a toasted potato bun. With it- some cherries.


Bacon cheeseburger is way over the indulgence line even for me- but it was just so good.  I'll be good and eat nothing but salad for a few days, maybe a bit of baked chicken. Still, so good to indulge!

Re: What's on your plate?

Mmmm, potato bun!!!!!!

Re: What's on your plate?

I'm just looking forward to finally finishing my sandwich from lunch.


It's been that day.

Re: What's on your plate?

Awww, I hope that sandwich was EXTRA good, days like that are tough when just looking forward to finishing your lunch is a mighty win!

Re: What's on your plate?

cliff bar white choc. Macadamia nut

colombia blend Caribou coffee with fat free skim milk


cold press with heavy cream

lee ann chin orange chicken with lo mein



mendota springs sparkling water



(I had a lot of sugar today &  Sodium Smiley Sad)

Re: What's on your plate?

I looooove what chocolate macadamia nut anything! Smiley Tongue It's a huge weakness of mine!

Re: What's on your plate?

Today, I drank 2.5 liters of water. It's hot.


Lunch: greek-style lamb over salad


Dinner: recipe from yesterday at Trader Joe's!

  • Veggie Pizza burger, topped with tomato basil sauce and a bit of fresh mozzarella
  • slice of strawberry rhubarb pie

Re: What's on your plate?

Lamb, deeeelish!

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