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The Numbers Game

Today was a busy but fun day.  I went to my Butts and Guts Class this morning and then made some cookies (Molasses Spice Cookies - deadly good).  Fortunately I made the cookies to bring to my MIL and FIL ( I of course had to sample a few too many :-).   The recipe was from the America's Test Kitchen Healthy Family Cookbook.  My apologies again for not being able to post this recipe (if I get permission by America's Test Kitchen then I will).
The America's Test Kitchen Healthy Family Cookbook: A New, Healthier Way to Cook Everything from America's Most Trusted Test Kitchen
I stayed within my daily Weight Watchers Points and I used the extra banked points for the carbohydrate splurge that not only included cookies but really good bread and butter.  Here's the thing - I had the extra WW points available to use so I ate food even though I wasn't hungry - because I could.  Not sure that's a good thing for me to do.  I wonder how that will translate on the scale in the morning?  According to WW if I stay within my points range I should still lose weight - however the volume of what I ate less than 24hours before a weigh in has to count for something? - at least it feels that way in my stomach right now.  I'll see what the scale says tomorrow morning.  Wish me luck!

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Mini Blizzards

Genius


Mini blizzards are great when you want something sweet on occasion but don't want to kill yourself with tons of calories (there are still more calories in a mini blizzard compared to a cup of carrot sticks however).  This PB cup Mini Blizzard was perfect size and hit the spot.

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