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GT Get Fit tips: Do you like BLT’s?

The BLT is a variety of sandwich containing Ba...

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Not bacon, lettuce, tomato sandwiches, I’m talking

bites

licks

&

taste

All these little extra BLT’s add up through out the day to over 350kcals – Thats 30mins of a GT workout!!

The average late night snacker piles on an extra 500kcals eating after supper.

Be mindful of what your eating and WRITE it down if you’re trying to burn fat, every bit helps

Five Spice Beef Lettuce Wraps: Robin Shea

This post taken from Southern Fried Fitness

Robin Shea is for real and I appreciate her cooking bc she wants to #gettoned2011 and has proven it!!  Check out her video link bottom of post

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2011

80% Dinner Idea! Five Spice Beef Lettuce Wraps

Absolutely delicious and falls perfectly into your 80% healthy food choice!  Enjoy and share your thoughts!

Simmer for the dipping sauce:

¼ cup rice vinegar

¼ cup fresh lime juice

2 T. sugar

1 T. fresh ginger, minced

1 T. chili garlic sauce

Prepare condiments (keep separate):

½ cup fresh cilantro leaves

½ cup cucumber, seeded, thinly sliced

½ cup dry roasted peanuts, chopped

½ cup carrot, cut into thin strips

¼ cup torn fresh mint leaves

1 lime, cut into small wedges

8 Boston or Bibb lettuce leaves

Combine:

1/3 cup dry sherry

¼ cup shallots, thinly sliced

2 T. sugar

1 T. chili garlic sauce

Toss; saute in 1 T. vegetable oil:

1 lb. flank steak or top sirloin, trimmed, and diced

½ t. kosher salt

½ t. Chinese five spice powder

½ t. toasted sesame oil

Off heat, stir in:

½ cup canned water chestnuts, drained, chopped

1/3 cup scallions, sliced

Simmer first 5 ingredients in a sauce pan until thickened, about 5 minutes.

Prepare cilantro, cucumbers, peanuts, carrot, mint, lime, and lettuce; chill.

Combine sherry, shallots, sugar, and garlic sauce in a small bowl; set aside.

Toss beef, seasonings, and sesame oil in a large sauté pan over medium-high heat until seared, 3 minutes. Add sherry mixture and simmer 5 minutes.

Off heat, stir in water chestnuts and scallions. Assemble with ¼ cup beef mixture in each lettuce leaf. Top with condiments; serve with dipping sauce.

Posted by Robin Shea at 3:08 PM

Chick-fil-A® Southwest Chargrilled Salad

Fast Food Lunch:

Chick-fil-A® Southwest Chargrilled Salad

240 calories

17 grams carbs

25 grams protien

8 grams fat

Slices of spicy grilled chicken on a fresh blend of Romaine lettuce, with shredded red cabbage and carrots, vine-ripened grape tomatoes, a roasted corn and black bean relish and a subtle blend of Monterey Jack and Cheddar cheeses.  Served with tortilla strips and spicy dressing.

Fast Food Lunch: Sonic Grilled Chicken Wrap

Chicken Wrap

Grilled all white meat chicken breast, fresh lettuce, ripe tomatoes and light ranch dressing all wrapped up in a warm flour tortilla. Like a delicious pocket of goodness just waiting for you to take it home.

394 calories

14g Fat

27g Protein

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