Diet, health and fitness tips for average women. Site created and maintained by Ann Chihak Poff.

Posts Tagged ‘salad’

Not all salads are created equal

I have always been a fan of salad. It can be a great meal or something on the side. It can be filling and healthy. And it can also be unhealthy. Some salads are so loaded with calories and fat you might as well order a cheeseburger. If you are ordering a salad to have […]


Tiny bites and tiny spoons

For many years I have had a candy bowl on my desk at work. There are times it is very tempting to me and I feel like I can’t stop eating from it. Most of the time I find if I don’t start I am OK. Other times it is not tempting to me at […]


Not exactly detoxing

After three days of no exercise and pretty much stuffing my face with Mexican food and other delicious and delightfully unhealthy stuff I was back at it with my regular routine today. I hit the gym for 45 minutes of endurance spinning and 15-20 minutes of some arm weights and abs. For lunch today I […]


BYOB

Today at work we had an early Fourth of July barbecue. As I have been trying to limit my caloric intake and bringing my own breakfast and lunch to work this week I didn’t want to fall off the wagon on Day 4. I brought my own bread. (I have been known to go to […]


Balancing your checkbook can be yoga

Baxter said that tonight. It made me laugh. But it is true. Yoga is physical, internal, emotional and mental. And balancing your checkbook can really be emotional and mental. **** Today at lunch I heated up a Lean Cuisine steamer, Chicken Poblano. While heating it up a couple of people asked me what I was […]


Yummy lunch

My friend Alex came over to our hood to hang out and do girl things with me. We had lunch at Oliveto’s. We shared a salad and a delicious pizza. We also tried a really nice wine. (Lunch was my splurge for the week. I have been pretty on track with eating. And this meal […]