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#797707 - 12/25/12 01:56 PM Christmas Day - What are you Eating?  
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Christmas lunch for me is very veggie salad! With olives, cheddar, and pom-walnut dressing! smile What are you guys having on this special day?


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#797711 - 12/25/12 03:45 PM Re: Christmas Day - What are you Eating? [Re: Lisa LowCarb / VideoGames]  
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I made a chicken vegetable soup with shredded lettuce stirred in till it wilted. For dinner I cooked steak, a baked potato and green beans. And for dessert, yesterday I made my first ever pecan pie - no cookies this year. Also, no soda.

#797714 - 12/25/12 04:13 PM Re: Christmas Day - What are you Eating? [Re: Lisa LowCarb / VideoGames]  
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Three fish roast! smile


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#797717 - 12/25/12 04:53 PM Re: Christmas Day - What are you Eating? [Re: Lisa LowCarb / VideoGames]  
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Dinner today is seafood. Crab leg, shrimp, turkey sausage, potato and sweet corn boil. I'm all turkeyed out.

#797730 - 12/25/12 08:11 PM Re: Christmas Day - What are you Eating? [Re: Lisa LowCarb / VideoGames]  
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We have turkey and all the trimmings, an almost exact copy of Thanksgiving meal.

#798069 - 12/27/12 06:25 PM Re: Christmas Day - What are you Eating? [Re: Lisa LowCarb / VideoGames]  
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That's interesting, Tina. I imagine many people have special, big meals at Christmas. We don't tend to do that. The holidays I think of for special meals are Thanksgiving, St. Patrick's Day, and Easter. I think that's it. I suppose Valentine's Day ...


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The dinner selections were numerous, and I didn't bother with the ham, corn, or mashed potatoes. I was picky about what I ate, having a small piece of prime rib roast with a little gravy, one potato croquet slightly bigger than the size of a golf ball, broccoli, mushrooms, artichoke casserole, and salad. It sounds like a lot, but I had a good amount of vegetables. I skipped dessert altogether.


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#798078 - 12/27/12 09:19 PM Re: Christmas Day - What are you Eating? [Re: Lisa LowCarb / VideoGames]  
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Growing up in my family Thanksgiving and Christmas always had huge turkeys and tons of sides and I have carried that family tradition on in my household. However this year, we did something different and had a seafood themed dinner for Christmas. The kids loved it.

#798156 - 12/28/12 03:09 PM Re: Christmas Day - What are you Eating? [Re: Lisa LowCarb / VideoGames]  
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Hi everyone. Just joined today and it was because of the holiday meal(s) I experienced. I love my BFF and the fact that I just get to show up but wow, there was just soooo, much food! She always tells me that I eat like a bird. I think I just eat in moderation! That said, I definitely ate too much and i felt terrible. Was grateful but also happy to come home and just eat a salad. Nice to meet all of you!

#798280 - 12/30/12 01:50 PM Re: Christmas Day - What are you Eating? [Re: Lisa LowCarb / VideoGames]  
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Dear Westcoastgurl -

Welcome! It's great to have you in our forums. I do think different families have different expectations of how much one should eat. Many people grew up in food-means-love households and are trained to eat as much as they possibly can. Moderation is a much healthier route!

I do love salads smile

Lisa “very veggie” Shea smile


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