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Forum: Food talk 11-19-2011, 12:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,589
Posted By ripemango
What is your marinade for grilled chicken?

I've noticed some of you saying that you are sick of grilled chicken, so I am assuming you have a favorite or go to marinade for your grilled chicken.

My chicken choices have pretty much just been...
Forum: Success Stories 10-16-2011, 08:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,262
Posted By ripemango
great reading this

in need of some weight loss inspiration today, which is why i stopped into the board this afternoon.

I've been pretty much maintaining for a while. It really does help reading people's success...
Forum: Weight Loss Tips 10-16-2011, 08:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,594
Posted By ripemango
i strongly advise BEANS! They are cheap and...

i strongly advise BEANS!
They are cheap and healthy. The most economical form you can buy are dry beans. You just soak them overnight and cook as usual. My favorite kind are lentils. You buy them...
Forum: Food talk 10-05-2011, 03:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,305
Posted By ripemango
well i kinda take the 'precautions' about soy...

well i kinda take the 'precautions' about soy with a grain of salt, heh. More than one study that supposedly shows disadvantages of soy were done by the milk council....so ya know big huge bias...
Forum: Food talk 09-18-2011, 12:00 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,780
Posted By ripemango
nottango

butternuts are really hard to cut into.
i like to split a butternut in half, roast it, then allow it to cool before scooping out its flesh with a spoon to prepare soup. the roasting also adds...
Forum: Newcomers 09-17-2011, 01:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 397
Posted By ripemango
hi cassie!

glad u are here and committed to a new healthy you! Fitday is a great tool to aid in achieving your weight loss goals. Welcome :)
Forum: Success Stories 09-17-2011, 01:37 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,011
Posted By ripemango
this part of the thread deserves its own song....

this part of the thread deserves its own song. Que up Proud Mary!
Forum: Weight Loss Tips 09-16-2011, 02:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,982
Posted By ripemango
i hadn't even thought about amazon, but i really...

i hadn't even thought about amazon, but i really should have. everything is on there.

i think i see the 1 you purchased and it's a better price. Incredible reviews, wow. Add to wish list.

thx...
Forum: Off-Topic 09-16-2011, 02:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 882
Posted By ripemango
The weight loss has not been as fast as I had...

The weight loss has not been as fast as I had hoped, but I have been steadily losing so I'm pleased. :) For the first time this season we had to put on jackets to go walking. My daughter, age three,...
Forum: Food talk 09-16-2011, 01:56 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,780
Posted By ripemango
recipe for soup i had tonight

this recipe is made in my big ole 12 quart pot, so you may need to adjust the amount. I agree with Ruby about boiling the vegetables you have on hand. I make soup a couple times a month and it's...
Forum: Weight Loss Tips 09-16-2011, 12:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,982
Posted By ripemango
i just received in the mail the bed bath and...

i just received in the mail the bed bath and beyond circular and they have a pretty snazzy digital scale on sale. what caught my eye was the area you would put the food seemed large enough to...
Forum: Nutrition & labeling 09-14-2011, 07:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,973
Posted By ripemango
pass the yogurt

thank you for posting this article. great information. now pass the yogurt! (fortunately, i love it).
Forum: Weight Loss Tips 09-14-2011, 07:20 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,477
Posted By ripemango
I do not wish to belie fasting for its spiritual...

I do not wish to belie fasting for its spiritual attributes, as such is of great importance to many people.

I take issue with the implication that fasts are a helpful weight loss aid. Fasts may...
Forum: Weight Loss Tips 09-13-2011, 05:55 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,477
Posted By ripemango
huh?

where are people getting the idea that fasting for weight loss is healthy?
Forum: Newcomers 09-12-2011, 03:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 451
Posted By ripemango
don't be so hard on yourself! one day/meal/piece...

don't be so hard on yourself! one day/meal/piece of cake doesn't derail your efforts.
besides, you are on a slippery slope there. you cannot reasonably expect yourself to be 'perfect' all the time....
Forum: Food talk 09-11-2011, 08:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,765
Posted By ripemango
roasted okra

one of my favorites lately. roast in a medium size pan w approximately tablespoon olive oil. i dust the okra with a little cornmeal before placing on pan so it's more like fried okra.


i def....
Forum: Exercise 09-08-2011, 05:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,022
Posted By ripemango
i LOVE that. lol my suggestion is to crank...

i LOVE that. lol

my suggestion is to crank the music on your stereo and really dance, move, throw yourself into, belt out the tunes. you'd be surprised how sweaty and outta breath you can get...
Forum: Weight Loss Tips 09-07-2011, 04:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,174
Posted By ripemango
it sounds like u work out 3 times a week right,...

it sounds like u work out 3 times a week right, which seems fine esp considering the workouts you describe. I would suggest logging your food on fitday and basically just watching your calorie...
Forum: Food talk 09-05-2011, 10:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,879
Posted By ripemango
love it

i have oatmeal for breakfast at least a couple times a week. I also like to make ahead of time baked oatmeal squares (baked with egg/egg whites, fruit, and some pecans) for a fast n healthy on the go...
Forum: Weight Loss Tips 09-05-2011, 04:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,006
Posted By ripemango
beans!

i agree with what every1 has said, but would just like to include BEANS!
They are cheap and healthy. The most economical form you can buy are dry beans. You just soak them overnight and cook as...
Forum: Food talk 08-30-2011, 12:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,482
Posted By ripemango
how i luv avocados let me count the ways

My favorite way of including them is to take about a 1/4 avocado, dice it and add to each bowl of mexican chicken/taco soup right b4 serving. Incredible.

If any1 is thinking of trying avocado, buy...
Forum: Success Stories 08-28-2011, 11:15 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,232
Posted By ripemango
awesome Mike!!!! i think i have scale envy...

awesome Mike!!!!

i think i have scale envy hehee

i use a vintage scale from the fifties. works perfectly and is very retro but man, i like your scale (and the weight displayed on it as well) :)...
Forum: Success Stories 08-28-2011, 11:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 965
Posted By ripemango
not just your doctor. me too, for what it's worth...

not just your doctor. me too, for what it's worth :)
your weight loss is just, well... Fantastic!! I love how you are including your family with your healthy lifestyle now.
what a great way to...
Forum: Success Stories 08-25-2011, 01:22 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,232
Posted By ripemango
Mike, I'm sorry that you have been throwing...

Mike,
I'm sorry that you have been throwing eggs at yourself :p
I think it's pretty obvious the overwhelming positive regard we all have for you here. You have showed me such kindness as well as...
Forum: Food talk 08-24-2011, 03:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,874
Posted By ripemango
i think your recipe was intended for green...

i think your recipe was intended for green circular Le Sueur type peas. I do like peas, especially English Le Sueur peas. When I cook those I agree on only cooking for about 10 mins. I have never...
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