#501

Member
Russia.
Baked by fillet of a turkey with vegetables (onions, mushrooms, pepper, tomato) and cheese.

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Garnish, vegetables on a frying pan.

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#502

Member
West Coast USA
Took some beef heart, marinated it in olive oil, worcestershire, a bit of rice vinegar, and lots of garlic. Sliced it and put it on skewers, about five minutes on the grill. Absolutely fantastic. Grilled some fresh asparagus along with it, of course.
#503

Merchant
Central Maine
(This post was last modified: 04-13-2019, 09:44 PM by ShadowsDad.)
Lunch today saw leftover "no sodium added" (think extremely low sodium; one has to seek it out) tongol tuna salad (celery, onion, and homemade mayo) on romaine lettuce leaves.

Tonight I have planned chicken thigh meat* and millet. Beyond that I have no plans on preparation. I'll figure it out when I get there. I know that it'll be better than hospital cardiac diet. Big Grin

I'm losing weight again (planned**) and I want to lose another 30# to get me down near my "warrior weight" of 160ish pounds (73 kilos). It'll happen.

*I know chicken breast has less fat in it, but it also has much less flavor. Chicken breast is a conspiracy foisted on modern man to get us to eat food that tastes like tofu. A pox on chicken breast. I tried it for the wife, but that's over. It's just as horribly tasteless as I remember it being. I can make it taste like something but not easily

**I made significant changes to my lifestyle to do this and it appears to be working. A talk with my VA Dr. was the catalyst otherwise I might have just kept the changes that needed to happen on the back burner. I intend to keep the changes in place, so I don't know where I'll end up as far as weight. She says I'm doing everything right, now I'm doing it "righter". I don't think she thought it could be done but I did it the night of my app't with her. She just doesn't know Brian.

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#504

Member
West Coast USA
Brian, the best way to know if you are doing something right is to look at the waistline and the blood work. You've lost 30# already? Keep doing what you're doing.

Agreed that chicken thighs are superior in taste. Also they are less finicky when cooking, chicken breast dries out very quickly because it is so lean.
#505

Merchant
Central Maine
(This post was last modified: 04-15-2019, 01:31 PM by ShadowsDad.)
With the changes I've made (in addition to staying on my med's) my BP is more to my liking as well. Last night it was 111/71, much better and I've always had a high BP, always. (not now though!)

I tried to get my PCP to request more blood work, but he was happy with the numbers he got 6+ months ago.  I'd like to monitor my #'s more closely though.

This week I get my monthly pepperoni pizza "fix". I think my wife wants to put me in a box and feed me only things that she "knows" will keep me alive forever. I tell her that if I can't cheat once in awhile I might as well just end it. So pizza this week. One serving only, which is 2 slices. Oddly enough the wife thinks it's the carbs that are harmful. That could potentially get me more pizza, but I'm in this for me so I still won't cheat to excess; only one serving per month.

The biggest problem I have is all the conflicting data on what to eat. To make sense of it all I'm reading Food:  WTF Should I Eat? by Dr Mark Hyman.

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#506

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West Coast USA
(04-15-2019, 01:30 PM)ShadowsDad Wrote: With the changes I've made (in addition to staying on my med's) my BP is more to my liking as well. Last night it was 111/71, much better and I've always had a high BP, always. (not now though!)

I tried to get my PCP to request more blood work, but he was happy with the numbers he got 6+ months ago.  I'd like to monitor my #'s more closely though.

This week I get my monthly pepperoni pizza "fix". I think my wife wants to put me in a box and feed me only things that she "knows" will keep me alive forever. I tell her that if I can't cheat once in awhile I might as well just end it. So pizza this week. One serving only, which is 2 slices. Oddly enough the wife thinks it's the carbs that are harmful. That could potentially get me more pizza, but I'm in this for me so I still won't cheat to excess; only one serving per month.

The biggest problem I have is all the conflicting data on what to eat. To make sense of it all I'm reading Food:  WTF Should I Eat? by Dr Mark Hyman.

Carbs being harmful was the case for me. My triglycerides were high and getting higher every year, doctors told me it was the carbohydrates and cutting them got that number (and blood glucose, and liver numbers) under control and lost me about thirty pounds of weight. But as they say, that's me, not you. Your family has heart problems, mine leans towards more metabolic problems. The closest I get to pizza nowadays is making a small one on one of those high-fiber/low-carb tortillas, won't fool anyone but it's good with the right toppings.

I'm not sure if there is a diet that's right for everyone.

Let us know what you think of the book, I've heard some good things about it.
#507

Member
West Coast USA
Made a greek-style salad tonight - romaine, lots of cucumber, artichoke hearts, kalamata olives, feta, olive oil, red wine vinegar, and... sardines. Wild caught, packed in olive oil, the brand Costco carries. Something of an experiment but ended up being very tasty and will probably be a regular in my dinner rotation.
#508
El Diablo Shrimp Tacos



Wish I could take credit for creating this sensational meal but it was purchased through one of those sites that provide you all the ingredients. The shrimp, glaze and jalapenos were excellent...had a good nose run for five minutes afterwards! All in all, not a bad meal in less than twenty minutes Happy2


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#509
I have the house to myself for a couple days so I decided to grill some goodies last night.  It's now 7:30 am and I am really tempted to cook some eggs and eat the second one for breakfast  Smile


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