Sunday's weigh-in for last week was a little disappointing, I only lost 1.8 lbs., but it was pretty much what I expected. The Activate cycle started adding in some healthy carbs, and that's where the problem starts for me. Even a minimal amount of carbs really slows down my weight loss progress. I wanted to go back to the 1st (Accelerate) cycle again, but Dr. Moreno advises against it. Since the diet works by metabolism confusion, he says you need to go through all 3 of the weight loss cycles first and if you haven't lost all of your weight by that time, you can start over again with the 1st cycle. So Tuesday was my first day on the 2nd (Activate) cycle, and this one is really scary for me because it adds in the remaining carbs that I couldn't have before. This cycle adds whole grain and whole wheat breads and cereals, along with adding virtually any vegetables and most lean meats. I can have up to 2 carbs per day, but I think I'm going to limit my consumption to one per day, just to stay on the safe side.
1 cup Fiber One cereal with a few dried cranberries and 1% milk.
1/2 cup of cubed mango
1 cup green tea
Chicken Stir-Fry left-overs from last night's dinner over 1/4 cup brown basmati rice
1 cup green tea
Tonight's dinner: maple walnut salmon with lite coleslaw and steamed broccoli.
Maple Salmon with Walnuts
4 salmon fillets
2 tablespoons of lite soy sauce
1 clove of garlic, minced
1/4 cup chopped walnuts
Pre-heat oven to 400. In a small bowl, combine syrup, soy sauce and garlic and mix. together. Line a baking dish with foil and spray with nonstick cooking spray. Place salmon in baking dish, skin side down, and season with salt and pepper and top with walnuts. Coat salmon with sauce mixture and bake in oven for approx. 30 minutes or until done.
Mix first 8 ingredients together in small bowl. Put coleslaw in large bow and add dressing. Mix well and chill before serving.
This coleslaw was really good. I actually only used half the dressing to keep it even more low calorie.