I have really eaten a bit more unhealthy lately...okay, more than a bit! I've let Christmas, Valentine's Day, and Easter
extend farther than just one day each. I haven't gotten back to healthy eating since way before the first of the year. I had another stress fracture in the same foot (number 3 if you're counting), so I haven't been able to get back to walking either. Add in
the cold weather and babysitting the Grands and you have an idea of all the excuses I've used. So now is the time!
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So, I began exercising by either doing a Walk at Home video by Leslie Sansone or walking outside, depending on the weather. I also began better eating habits by choosing MyPlate recipes to
make. Here are the ones I chose this week.
Cinnamon Yogurt Dip - Delicious fruit dip!
Oatmeal Pancakes -
I scaled this recipe to 1 serving. Really good, even with no topping! I made it 3 days later for a grandchild who had spent the night, and she loved these too.
Winter Green Salad - I made only the dressing.
I had greens, carrots, red peppers, and a little left-over Easter ham for lunch one day, so I looked for a MyPlate dressing. This one was delicious!
Garlic Chicken - not bad, but better with Italian bread crumbs
and the addition of rosemary, thyme, and basil.
Groovy Smoothie -
a delicious strawberry-banana smoothie that uses ingredients I always keep on hand.
I'm planning to continue my healthy food choices. Check back in next week to find out which MyPlate recipes I find to