If you could only eat one thing for the rest of your life....

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MomofTwoGirl...

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Posted: 08 Feb 2011, 09:03
What would it be? I'm not talking about a treat, I mean something thats healthy, and all around good for you. My pick would be sushi. It has protien from the fish, carbs from the rice (even better if its brown rice sushi) and one of my favorite things in the world to eat!

What about you?
CMR

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Posted: 08 Feb 2011, 09:31
Good Choice!!! My Wife's relatives visited a few weeks back and we had a Sushi smorgasbord for lunch. Some of the best I've ever had. What is your favorite piece? I could eat anything except eel, but I especially love tuna and salmon. Can you really call shrimp sushi because it's cooked...

How about an egg white Omelet with onion, ham, asparagus, mushroom and cheese, over a slice of dry toast...Or breakfast burrito with all that stuff in it.

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katielynn

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Posted: 08 Feb 2011, 09:31
1% Milkfat Cottage Cheese is my staple right now! Great source of protein and the only healthy food I haven't gotten sick of after eating for a week!
lisakp71

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Posted: 08 Feb 2011, 09:56
Brown rice sushi?! That sounds fantastic!

My favorite go-to right now is refried black beans (Bush's Best makes 'em yummy!). Serving size is big, they're low in fat and high in fiber, and have a decent little bit of protein. And they're delicious!

I've had them lots of ways but especially love them between (spray buttered) corn tortillas, then warmed & crisped in a pan, or just tarted up with lime juice, chili powder, cumin, cayenne, maybe some salsa or green tabasco (sometimes even a little bit of colbyjack if I have room in my day) warmed in a bowl and nommed with baked Tostito scoops.

Seriously, how can you feel deprived with a bowl of THAT under your belly?!
aumcchildren

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Posted: 08 Feb 2011, 10:00
It would have to be Flat Out pizza. The flat out wraps are thin and have my grains, then I would put tons of veggy toppings, tad bit of cheese, and some ground lean turkey. Yum..and not as many calories as normal pizza but more flavor for sure!
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Tubbs McGee

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Posted: 08 Feb 2011, 10:05
Potatoes!!! Scalloped potatoes, mashed potatoes, fried potatoes, breakfast potatoes, sweet potatoes, one potato, two potato, three potato---GIVE ME ALL YOUR POTATOES!

...Yes. I'm Irish.


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MomofTwoGirl...

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Posted: 08 Feb 2011, 10:21
Tubbs McGee wrote:
Potatoes!!! Scalloped potatoes, mashed potatoes, fried potatoes, breakfast potatoes, sweet potatoes, one potato, two potato, three potato---GIVE ME ALL YOUR POTATOES!

...Yes. I'm Irish.



Um... this was supposed to be healthy.... Laughing
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Posted: 08 Feb 2011, 10:26
Grilled Shrimp Tacos. Some grilled shrimp, 2 extra thin mission corn tortillas, thinly sliced cabbage, salsa, a tiny sprinkling of cheese, a spoon full of beans, maybe even a spritz of Ranch spray dressing. SO GOOD!
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Posted: 08 Feb 2011, 10:27
I don't know why but I am craving homemade whole wheat pumpkin muffins so bad!
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gefd28

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Posted: 08 Feb 2011, 10:30
aumcchildren wrote:
It would have to be Flat Out pizza. The flat out wraps are thin and have my grains, then I would put tons of veggy toppings, tad bit of cheese, and some ground lean turkey. Yum..and not as many calories as normal pizza but more flavor for sure!


I love flat out wraps! I'll have to try the pizza, I just saw the recipe on the package this morning when I was making a breakfast wrap.

My one thing would be fish tacos
shmiller

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Posted: 08 Feb 2011, 10:39
I would have chicken salsa soup. (The recipe is on this website.) It's filling, incredibly tasty, really low cal.
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tapeekcm

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Posted: 08 Feb 2011, 10:52
Sweet Turkey Chili for sure! Ground turkey, black beans, lots of veggies...MMMmmmm
dsylikm

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Posted: 08 Feb 2011, 10:54
I can't pick just one so my top choices would be: dark chocolate, shredded chicken tacos, crab, or sushi.

<sigh>
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dsylikm

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Posted: 08 Feb 2011, 10:58
@tapeekcm - do you have a recipe for the sweet turkey chili?

Wait, was this supposed to be a "pick your fave healthy food question?" If so - FAIL!
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tapeekcm

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Posted: 08 Feb 2011, 11:06
~2 lbs ground turkey
1 green pepper
1 sweet onion
2 cans sweet corn
2 cans black beans
2 cans diced tomatoes
1 big container of sweet baby rays bbq sauce
1/4 cup honey


Okay might not be the healthiest chili in the world, but I love it!

I guess if I had to eat something that is actually healthy I would choose baked Tilapia.
sheripickle

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Posted: 08 Feb 2011, 11:11
I love flat out pizza, but will have to go with taco salad Smile My healthier version Smile
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Misshelle

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Posted: 08 Feb 2011, 13:09
Hummus. I love hummus with all my being and soul.
AnnaPo

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Posted: 08 Feb 2011, 13:52
In-season strawberries. Or raspberries. Maybe they could breed and turn into straspberries or rawberries or something, so I wouldn't have to choose between them.
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Posted: 08 Feb 2011, 14:02
Chocolate, Chocolate and chocolate.
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Posted: 08 Feb 2011, 14:40
Yeah, they're trying to make chocolate into the next super food on Yahoo. So I'm going to have to go with chocolate too! ...and Peanut Butter.....Reese's Cups. I pick Reese's Cups! Oh darn. That's not healthy at all.
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