Tuesday, August 08, 2006

My diet plans

I have decided to make a real effort to lose some weight. I made a fruit salad tonight. It usually has cream cheese, sour cream, sugar and mayonnaise in it--very fattening! I cut everything except the mayo (too lazy to go downstairs to the second fridge and hunt up the lo-fat stuff) half and half with lowfat or non-fat versions, plus the sugar I cut with Splenda. I really hate lowfat stuff, but if you mix it it takes that funny taste away. You can't even tell the difference. Next time I might do 3/4 lowfat to 1/4 regular and see how that goes. Trust me on this, I've tried straight-out low fat or no fat stuff and all Splenda and I can't stand it. No point in making a recipe if I'm not going to eat it. I'm not trying to starve myself, which would be stupid, anyway. I'm trying to see where I can cut calories and still feel satisfied. I'm going to try to get back in the habit of drinking a lot of water again, too. We really went overboard with soda during the heatwave. I didn't care, though. It was only for a few days and it was more important to drink stuff than think about calories. BTW, the recipe is called "Creamy Fruit Salad," and I think you can find it on the Taste of Home website.

1 comment:

Julie Julie Bo Boolie said...

I need a kick in the pants to get back into my program... summer diets are HARD!

Good on your for finding simple solutions!