Come and eat with me! I aim to eat about 1375 calories/day, but because baby J. likes a 4am snack, I think I have a little more wiggle room. I try to be very aware of what I eat, but not freak out about going over. When I am actively trying to get to a certain weight, though, I track every calorie that enters in my mouth. So, here's a regular old day of what I eat:
Breakfast: The Fitnessista's Breakfast Cookie Cereal. I topped it with about 1/4 cup of homemade applesauce and 2T dried blueberries. 318 calories and super delicious
Mid Morning Snack: I split an apple dipped into honey roasted almond butter with M. I ate most of the apple, M. ate most of the almond butter. About 100 calories and about time to get some more almond butter.
Lunch: Whole Wheat Tortilla topped with spinach, broccoli slaw, cucumbers, one whole hard boiled egg and two whites, and 1/5 avocado. I top it with some red pepper flakes and yum-o! I stuff these so full they never wrap up. I estimated this to be about 285 calories.
Afternoon Snack that I forgot to take a picture of: a Coconut Chocolate Luna Bar and an orange. 260 calories.
Dinner: Cilantro Lime Chicken with Black Beans over brown rice. I added salsa and hummus to the top. I used myfitnesspal.com to calculate the calories - 394.
That totals up to 1357 for the day. Just under enough to not feel guilty for the sweedish fish that I am sure were popped in my mouth sometime during the day! I am not aiming for perfection here, just to make good decisions about what goes into my body. So, that is a typical day - what do you think?