healthy |ˈhelθē|adjective ( healthier , healthiest )in good health: : feeling fit and healthy.• (of a part of the body) not diseased : healthy cells.• indicative of, conducive to, or promoting good health : a healthy appetite | a healthy balanced diet.• (of a person's attitude) sensible and well balanced : a healthy contempt for authority.• figurative in a good condition• desirable; beneficial• A conscious choice; A life-long commitment.

Monday, June 6, 2011


A: is for Apple, what's your favorite variety?
Gala. Funny story: I used to think I hated apples and refused to eat them. When I became a vegetarian I randomly tried one one day... and fell in love.

B: is for Bread, regardless of nutrition, calories, or whole grains what is your favorite type to have a nice big piece of?
Sourdough. But I stick to Whole Wheat!

C: is for Cereal what is your favorite kind currently (just one!)
Special K Satisfaction. Cereal is my favorite meal of the day - I could list at least 10 flavors that I love.

D: is for Doughnuts, you might not currently be eating them but what kind do you fancy?
Dutchie! I like that it is square and isn’t missing that pesky hole in the middle. The more Doughnut the better.

E: is for Eggs, how would you like yours prepared?
Microwaved with a wedge of laughing cow cheese, please.

F: is for Fat Free, what is your favorite fat free product?
I think that when you add the words “Fat Free” to anything it instantly becomes unhealthy, so I try to stay away from Fat Free products. That being said - I don’t like the consistency of 2% milk, so I like 1% or skim.

G: is for Groceries, where do you purchase yours at?
Safeway (Produce), Save-On-Foods (good organic selection), Superstore, Nutters, Sobeys - anywhere really.

H: is for Hot Beverages, what is your favorite hot drink?
Starbucks: Double, Tall, Nonfat, Light Foam, Extra Drizzle Caramel Macchiato; Double, Tall, Nonfat, No Whip, Cinnamon Dolce Latte; OR Double, Tall, Nonfat, Half-Sweet, Light Whip, Mocha.
Tims: Regular Coffee; OR Half Coffee, Half Hot Chocolate (on special occasions only!)
Can you tell I am a bit picky about my Coffee? :)

I: is for Ice Cream, pick a favorite flavor and add a fun topping.
Chocolate Peanut Butter! Fun topping: Maraschino Cherries (I could eat a whole jar.. therefore I don’t buy them).

J: is for Jams or Jellies, do you eat them, and if so what kind and flavour?
Strawberry only!

K: is for Kashi, name your favourite Kashi product?
Dark Mocha Almond Granola Bar

L: is for Lunch, what was yours today?
Kashi Peanut Peanut Butter Granola Bar and an Apple with Peanut Butter... not the best option.

M: is for microwave, what is your favorite microwave meal/snack?
Microwaved Caramel Nut Brownie Luna Bar... Oh my gosh.

N: is for nutrients, do you like carbs, fats, or proteins best?

O: is for oil, what kind do you like to use?
Olive Oil Pam. Shhhh.

P: is for protein, how do you get yours?
Fortified whole grains, legumes, beans, nuts, soy, tofu, anything meat free, protein powder after a long run.

Q: is for Quaker, how do you like your oats?
With Mashed Banana, Peanut Butter and Chocolate Chips!

R: is for roasting, what is your favourite thing to roast?
Veggies - Potatoes preferably.

S: is for sandwich, what’s your favourite kind?
Grilled Cheese for Savory. PB&J+Banana, or PB&Nutella+Banana for Sweet.

T: is for travel, how do you handle eating while traveling?
Packing healthy snacks and coffee to avoid temptations, but being realistic and taking yummy opportunities when they arise.

U: is for unique, what is one of your weirdest food combos?
Apricot & Graham Crackers maybe?

V: is for vitamins, what kind do you take?
Multivitamin Gummy, B12 Gummy, Calcium Chews, Omega 3, Glucosamine, and Iron

W: is for wasabi, yay or nay?
No thanks!

X: is for XRAY. if we x-rayed your belly right now, what food would we see?
Water, Shirataki Noodles, Catelli Herb Sauce, Veggie Ground Round, Cheese, Peppers, Onion and Cucumber and for dessert a Revello bar! YUM.

Y: is for youth, what food reminds you of your childhood?
The Ice Cream Truck :)

Z: is for zucchini, how do you prepare it?
Good question. Never prepared it!

128.5 this morning - 0.5lb gone :)
Have a healthy day ladies and gents!