This morning I had a great workout. Yesterday I went overboard on food, so I got my heart pumping, blood flowing, and calories burning! I wanted to follow it up with a great Fat Stripping Frappa, but I looked in the freezer and realized I didn't have any ice cubes! I was rather disappointed, I must say. I thought then that I could maybe have a Big Boy Smoothie, but to be honest I didn't feel like it today. I wanted something chocolatey. Then I thought perhaps I could make a Muffin In A Mug to have with my smoothie, but I really wanted to take a break from the load of calories I had yesterday, and that muffin would kind of defeat the purpose. So... I decided to add the chocolate directly into the smoothie. Why didn't I think of that before? I'm so happy I stuck to a FP like I had intended. I've saved on calories, not to mention time and effort. It tasted great. It has a nice chocolatey richness that I was craving, the wonderful whey protein that will nourish me and help with exercise recovery, and it only took about a minute and a half to prepare. All I did was add a heaping Tbsp of cocoa powder to the Big Boy smoothie recipe. It's my chocolate muffin with strawberry topping all in a cup. If you love chocolate and strawberry together, give this one a shot!
aecmama: hello! just started the plan and wondering about the Chobani 100 yogurt that is sweetened with stevia and also monkfruit extract (both of which I have already in the house!) Anyone know anything? I've spent awhile searching. Are either of these on plan?
Apr 16, 2014 11:56:59 GMT -5
steffanie3: Can you list the ingredients aecmama?
Apr 16, 2014 13:55:11 GMT -5
steffanie3: Cane juice is sugar and is not on plan, sorry.
Apr 16, 2014 16:01:42 GMT -5
steffanie3: Are the grains and beans sprouted asensening?
Apr 16, 2014 16:04:42 GMT -5
aecmama: any thoughts about monkfruit extract as a sweetener?
Apr 16, 2014 16:05:09 GMT -5
steffanie3: "At this time, there is not an official recommendation to use monk fruit, but the early research on monk fruit extract is encouraging." The THM ladies are still researching it. If it were me I would use up what you have then get a stevia extract
Apr 16, 2014 16:11:15 GMT -5