Margene's Lean and Greens https://margenesleanandgreens.com Weight Loss Program Meal Ideas Fri, 01 Feb 2019 22:01:27 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.9 56009129 Recipes – Medifast & Misc https://margenesleanandgreens.com/2013/08/02/recipes-medifast-misc/ Fri, 02 Aug 2013 01:12:40 +0000 http://margenesleanandgreens.com/New/?p=169 Click on an image to go to my Blog Post

that has the recipe or description of that dish.

(Not all pics will have a link but most do)

Medifast Soup Chips

KnoxBox

Knox Blox Recipe (fun to tweak)

2010-12BeefStew

Medifast Beef Stew (one of my favs)

2010-11ShakeBrownie

Medifast Chocolate Cake Brownie Recipe (with Walden Farms Choc. Syrup)

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Medifast Chocolate Cake Brownie Recipe

KnoxBlox

Knox Blox Recipe

ScrambledEggs&Salsa

Medifast Scrambled Eggs with salsa (if you cook them right, the MF eggs are pretty good)

MFPancakeWaffles

Medifast Pancake Waffle Recipe (with SF Syrup)

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Medifast Pancake Waffles (another pic) with Walden Farms SF Syrup

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Medifast Soup Chips Recipe

ChocolatePBBalls

Medifast Chocolate & Peanut Butter Balls Recipe (prepping)

Medifast Chocolate & Peanut Butter Balls

Medifast Chocolate & Peanut Butter Balls Recipe (I freeze them, and then store in baggies – 4 balls=1 MF meal)

PBballs

Medifast Chocolate & Peanut Butter Balls Recipe – ready for freezing

2010-06MFSoupMeltedCheeseSandwich

Medifast Melted cheese Sandwich (using MF Soup) – first microwave soup for the “bread”

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Medifast Melted cheese Sandwich (using MF Soup) – Then toast it and add cheese

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Medifast Melted cheese Sandwich (using MF Soup) – Voila!

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Medifast Melted cheese Sandwich (using MF Soup) – try different low fat cheeses

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Medifast Melted cheese Sandwich (using MF Soup) – tried it with a MF tomato soup (it was okay)

VanillaSpiceCookies

Medifast Vanilla Spice Cookie recipe

CrunchCookies

Medifast Crunch Cookie Recipe

MFMuffins

Medifast Muffin Recipe (using MF Oatmeal)

Medifast Muffin Recipe

Medifast Muffin Recipe (using Medifast Oatmeal)

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Medifast Muffin Recipe (using MF Oatmeal) – I’d pre-made and freeze them.

MFChickenNoodleSoup

Medifast Chicken Noodle Soup and crackers – Makes a great lunch!

Medifast Pudding

Medifast Chocolate Pudding

Medifast Pudding

Medifast Chocolate and Banana Pudding – pre-made and refrigerated

Peanut Butter SoftServe

Medifast Peanut Butter Soft Serve

SFSyrups

Sugar Free Syrups – I use for my Medifast Muffins, Knox Blox, and and even sometimes to change up the puddings.

MedifastCabinet

My Medifast Cupboard

MedifastLists

I keep my Medifast Lean and Greens list handy for quick reference

Books

Dr. A’s Habits of Health book and workbook.

 

Medifast Oatmeal Cookies

Medifast Oatmeal Cookies

Medifast Peanut Butter Fudge Balls

Medifast Peanut Butter Fudge Balls

Medifast pancake, with squirt of butter flavor (don't even need that really), and sugar free syrup.

Medifast pancake, with squirt of butter flavor (don’t even need that really), and sugar free syrup.

Medifast Chicken & Wild Rice Soup with crackers in it and ground pepper & dill seasoning.

Medifast Chicken and Wild Rice Soup with crackers in it and ground pepper & dill seasoning.

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Salads / Veggie – L&G Meals https://margenesleanandgreens.com/2013/08/01/salads-veggie-lg-meals/ Thu, 01 Aug 2013 07:09:21 +0000 http://margenesleanandgreens.com/New/?p=135 Click on an image to go to my Blog Post

that has the recipe or description of that dish.

(Not all pics will have a link but most do)

Cauliflower BreadSticks

Taco Salad: Ground lean beef & turkey w/ light taco seasoning topped with low fat cheese, tomatoes, & peppers on a Romain leaf

Veggie Dish: Sauteed Cauliflower & grape tomatoes

Taco Salad: Ground lean beef/turkey w/ light taco seasoning and low fat cheese on a bed of lettuce & cucumbers

Cauliflower Pizza (crust: cauliflower, egg beaters & light cheese / toppings: tomato sauce w/ Italian seasonings, peppers, mushrooms, beef crumbles, & low fat cheese)

Cauliflower Pizza!! 🙂

Taco Salad in lettuce bowls

CottageCheese & Peppers & Zucchini

Cauliflower Pizza – cauliflower crust mixed with eggs beaters & low fat cheese – ready to bake

Cauliflower Pizza – cauliflower crust baked at 450 for about 20 minutes

Cauliflower Pizza – cauliflower crust flipped to other side and ready to pile on the toppings

Cauliflower Pizza – Topped w/tomato sauce, mushrooms, peppers, zucchini, Turkey sausage & low fat cheese

Cauliflower Pizza – Baked at 350 for about 5-10 min. and Ready to Eat!

Roasted Veggies

Rachel Ray” sauteed Red Cabbage Recipe (direct link)

Prepping to Roast veggies with a drizzle of olive oil, sea salt & garlic powder

Veggies on trays ready for the oven to roast at 425 degrees

Roasted Veggies ready to eat – drizzle with a a little balsamic vinegar. Soo Good!!

Cauliflower BreadSticks with marinara sauce

 

Cheesy Egg Beaters scramble and cucumbers

Cheesy Egg Beaters scramble and cucumbers

Roasted Veggies!!!!

Roasted Veggies!!!!

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Eggs / Meatless – L&G Meals https://margenesleanandgreens.com/2013/08/01/eggs-meatless-lg-meals/ Thu, 01 Aug 2013 06:52:10 +0000 http://margenesleanandgreens.com/New/?p=114 Click on an image to go to my Blog Post

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Veggie Fritatta – After Baking

Veggie Fritatta – Before Baking

2 Waffles (1 medifast pancake mix) w/walden farms syrup, 1/4 cup egg beater scrambled, and 6 turkey sausages

Spinach Fritatta – After Baking

Spinach Fritatta – Before baking

3 Morning Star Sausages with Veggie Salad & Walden Farms dressing

2 Morning Star Sausages with Red Cabbage & mashed Cauliflower w/ light LC cheese

2 Morningstar Pizza burgers with tomatoes and sauteed mushrooms on top

2 Morning Star Garden Burgers with Tomato, Zuchini, & Peppers

Egg White Scramble with Sausage

Fastest Lean & Green: 2 Morningstar sausage patties and 1.5 cups sliced cucumbers

Quick throw together L&G: Steak & Mushroom Egg White scramble with low fat Mozzarella Cheese

3 Turkey Sausages (from Costco) with Egg Beaters Green Pepper Scramble

2 Morningstar Pizza burgers with sauteed peppers, mushrooms, and cabbage

2 Morningstar Pizza Burgers with sauteed peppers, squash & mushrooms

2 Morningstar Pizza Burgers with a lettuce, cucumber & tomato salad

4 Morningstar Sausage patties w/ salad of lettuce, tomatoes, peppers & cucumbers

Egg Beater Scramble with mushrooms, zucchini and topped with salsa

 

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Fish / Shrimp L&G Meals https://margenesleanandgreens.com/2013/08/01/fish-shrimp-lg-meals/ Thu, 01 Aug 2013 06:37:42 +0000 http://margenesleanandgreens.com/New/?p=79 Click on an image to go to my Blog Post

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Costco Marinated Salmon with sauteed Red Cabbage

Teriyaki Mahi Mahi & MushroomSalad

Costco Marinated Salmon & Roasted Veggies

Italian Flounder and sauteed Mushrooms

Costco Salmon & Salad w/ WF dressing

Macaroni Grill: Grilled Salmon

Costco Salmon & Baked Butternut Squash (Note – Butternut squash is not a veggie on the green list for Phase 1)

Shrimp Salad w/Walden Farms dressing

Mesquite Salmon & sauteed Mushrooms

Tuna Salad (2 cans sodium free trader joes tuna with fat free mayo & celery 7 Mrs. Dash) with a Veggie Salad

Shrimp w/ fat free tartar sauce and salad (lettuce, mushrooms, peppers & cucumbers) with Bolthouse honey mustard dressing

Dill Mahi Mahi & Zuchini, Peppers, Mushrooms

Smokehouse Maple Broiled Salmon and Mushrooms

Orange Mango MahiMahi with Broiled & glazed Asparagus

Macaroni Grill: grilled Halibut with peppers, broccoli & tomatoes

Ginger Glazed MahiMahi with Zucchini & Pepper Strips

Baked Dill Salmon with -Steamed Asparagus

Shrimp Skewers with sauteed Mushrooms & Peppers

Shrimp Alfredo with shiraktu noodles and Salad

Seasoned baked Salmon with sauteed Squash,Tomatoes & Mushrooms

Grilled Salmon with Sweet & sour Mushrooms

Teriyaki Grilled Salmon with sauteed peppers & mushrooms

Spicy garlic lime shrimp w/ shiraktu tofu noodles

Sauteed shrimp with sauteed yellow squash and fat free tartar sauce

Orange Mango baked salmon with sauteed yellow squash

Applebees: Steak & shrimp skewers with broccoli

Crab Ranch Salad: lettuce, radishes, peppers, cucumbers, celery & mushrooms w/ Bolthouse Ranch dressing

Sauteed shrimp & steamed asparagus drizzled with Orange Mango BBQ glaze

Baked seasoned salmon with steamed asparagus & sliced tomatoes

Baked & seasoned Salmon with sauteed peppers and mushrooms

Dill Salmon with sauteed Mushrooms, Peppers Tomatos

 

Garlic Pepper Marinated Sockeye Salmon (From Costco)

Garlic Pepper Marinated Sockeye Salmon (From Costco)

Baked Salmon with "Deliciously Dill" seasoning & 3 Morningstar sausage patties - both with steamed broccoli

Baked Salmon with “Deliciously Dill” seasoning & 3 Morningstar sausage patties – both with steamed broccoli

PRE-BAKING: Dill seasoned baked Salmon, summer squash strips & cherrie tomatoes - (tator tots are for the kiddos)

PRE-BAKING: Dill seasoned baked Salmon, summer squash strips & cherrie tomatoes – (tator tots are for the kiddos)

Dill seasoned baked Salmon, with baked summer squash strips & cherrie tomatoes, cucumbers, and light ranch dressing/dip.

Dill seasoned baked Salmon, with baked summer squash strips & cherrie tomatoes, cucumbers, and light ranch dressing/dip.

Herb seasoned tilapia from Costco with baked asparagus sprinkled with Parmesan cheese. (This is like a gourmet meal to me, yet to easy to make!)

Herb seasoned tilapia from Costco with baked asparagus sprinkled with Parmesan cheese. (This is like a gourmet meal to me, yet to easy to make!)

Herbed tilapia from Costco and steamed broccoli

Herbed tilapia from Costco and steamed broccoli

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Chicken – L&G Meals https://margenesleanandgreens.com/2013/08/01/chicken-lean-green-meals/ https://margenesleanandgreens.com/2013/08/01/chicken-lean-green-meals/#comments Thu, 01 Aug 2013 05:50:12 +0000 http://margenesleanandgreens.com/New/?p=5 Click on an image to go to my Blog Post

that has the recipe or description of that dish.

(Not all pics will have a link but most do)

 

Rotisserie Chicken with Mushrooms & Peppers

Sweet Caramelized Onion Chicken Burger (from Costco) with salad and Walden Farms dressing

Chicken strips (pre-cooked from Costco) w/ Orange sauce dip and sliced cucumbers & peppers w/ Walden Farms Italian dressing

Chicken Burgers (from Costco) cut up on bed of lettuce, tomatoes & cucumbers with Bolthouse Ranch Dressin

Chicken strips & Sateed Cauliflower & grape tomatoes

Rotisserie Chicken with sauteed yellow squash & mushrooms

Rosemary Chicken and Veggie Kabobs (Cherry tomatoes, yellow squash, mushrooms & peppers)

Chicken Alfredo with shiraktu noodles and Salad

2 Chicken Burgers (from Costco) with sliced peppered tomatoes and sauteed -Mushrooms

2 Chicken Burgers (from Costco) with sauteed string zucchini

Chicken with sauteed cabbage, tomatoes & mushrooms and Mrs. Dash garlic and herb

Chicken Meatballs (pre-made from Costco) with Sweet 7 sour Mushrooms

Herb Grilled Chicken with salad and Bolthouse ranch dressing

Teriyaki Glazed Chicken with Spaghetti Squash

2 Chicken Burgers (Costco) with sauteed Cabbage

Cottage Cheese & Chicken Burger (from Costco) with a Salad & left over asparagus

BBQ Chicken and salad (using Walden Farms BBQ sauce)

Chicken salad (chicken, fat free mayo, celery & garlic & herb Mrs. Dash) in lettuce wraps

Orange Chicken & Shrimp Skewers with a Salad & Bolthouse Ranch dressing

Orange glazed Chicken with Zucchini & Mushrooms

Applebees: Steak & shrimp skewers with broccoli

Applebees: Chicken Protobello & Veggies

Chicken patty with Cottage Cheese & Sauted Mushrooms & Tomatoes

Cottage Cheese & a Chicken Burger (from Costco) topped with sauteed Mushrooms & a Salad w/ Bolthouse honey mustard dressing

Rotisserie Chicken & Mushrooms with Peanut Sauce

Rotisserie Chicken & Salad

Rotisserie Chicken with Cottage Cheese & Zucchini & Mushrooms

Chicken Teriyaki & Peppers Zuchini Mushrooms

Chicken Vegetable Soup

Roasted Turkey (from Costco) and Asparagus

Turkey with Tomatoes and LC cheese

Chicken Patty with Caulifower, Red Cabbage and Cottage Chees

Costco Chicken patties with sauteed squash & zucchini

2 Costco Chicken Patties, tomatoes, asparagus

Chicken strips & cottage cheese with roasted asparagus

Chicken Meatballs with sauteed Mushroom & Peppers

Chicken Meatballs (with hot sauce) and Salad

2 Chicken Patties cut up with Sauteed Red Cabbage with Tomato too

Chicken Salad with Walden Farms dressing

Chicken Teriyaki Bowl with Peppers

Chicken and Zucchini Ribbons with roasted Aspargus

 

Spinach, Fontina Cheese and Roasted Garlic Chicken Meatballs (From Costco)

Spinach, Fontina Cheese and Roasted Garlic Chicken Meatballs (From Costco)

Chicken with summer squash, peppers, and mushrooms sauteed with left over Rosemary Ranch marinade/sauce from my Rosemary Ranch Chicken recipe:  http://allrecipes.com/recipe/rosemary-ranch-chicken-kabobs/

Chicken with summer squash, peppers, and mushrooms sauteed with left over Rosemary Ranch marinade/sauce from my Rosemary Ranch Chicken recipe: http://allrecipes.com/recipe/rosemary-ranch-chicken-kabobs/

At Hibachi grill:  Hibachi chicken and salmon with veggies

At Hibachi grill: Hibachi chicken and salmon with veggies

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Beef / Pork – L&G Meals https://margenesleanandgreens.com/2013/08/01/beef-pork-lean-and-green-meals/ Thu, 01 Aug 2013 05:45:07 +0000 http://margenesleanandgreens.com/New/?p=49 Click on an image to go to my Blog Post

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Lean Hamburger Patties

Beef Strips (pre-cooked from Costco) with sauteed green peppers & zucchini

Beef Strips (pre-cooked from Costco) with sauteed peppers & mushrooms

Taco Salad: Lean ground beef & turkey seasoned with light taco seasoning MIXED with lettuce, tomatoes & peppers

Applebees: Portobello Steak and broccoli

Ground beef/turkey stuffed peppers w/ low fat cheese

 

Pork & Veggie Kabobs (yellow squash, cherry tomotoes, mushrooms & green peppers)

Sesame Ginger Beef & Broccoli (using pre-cooked beef strips from Costco & Newman’s Own low fat sesame Ginger dressing)

Roast Beef (pre-cooked from Costco) with sauteed Squash & Tomatoes

 

RoastBeef (pre-cooked from Costco) with sauteed Cabbage, Peppers & Mushrooms

Roast Beef (pre-cooked from Costco) with sliced tomatoes and sauteed Squash

Beef strips & sauteed mushrooms

Beef strips sauteed with Mushrooms + CottageCheese

Applebees: Peppercorn Steak w/ Broccoli & Squash

3 oz Steak Salad w/ Bolthouse Ranch and 1/2 cup low fat Cottage Cheese

Applebees: Steak & Shrimp

BBQ Hamburger Patties & Roasted Veggies

 

Veggie Salad with Beef Strips and Bolthouse Ranch dressing (yogurt based dressing=less calories)

Veggie Salad with Beef Strips and Bolthouse Ranch dressing (yogurt based dressing=less calories)

Taco Salad with lean ground beef/turkey as taco meat (seasoned lightly with taco seasonings) and some light cheese on a bed of romaine lettuce and cherry tomatoes, topped with light ranch dressing.

Taco Salad with lean ground beef/turkey as taco meat (seasoned lightly with taco seasonings) and some light cheese on a bed of romaine lettuce and cherry tomatoes, topped with light ranch dressing.

Beef strips from Costco - with sauteed peppers and mushrooms.  (so easy to whip us yet tastes like a gourmet meal!)

Beef strips from Costco – with sauteed peppers and mushrooms. (so easy to whip us yet tastes like a gourmet meal!)

Applebee's:  Peppercorn steak with steamed veggies and grilled onion (note - onions are NOT on the TSFL 5:1 plan)

Applebee’s: Peppercorn steak with steamed veggies and grilled onion (note – onions are NOT on the TSFL 5:1 plan)

Stuffed Peppers:  left over taco meat (lean ground beef mixed with ground turkey lightly seasoned), with light cheese on top, baked in peppers.

Stuffed Peppers: left over taco meat (lean ground beef mixed with ground turkey lightly seasoned), with light cheese on top, baked in peppers.

Stuffed Peppers:  left over taco meat (lean ground beef mixed with ground turkey lightly seasoned), with light cheese on top, baked in peppers.

Stuffed Peppers: left over taco meat (lean ground beef mixed with ground turkey lightly seasoned), with light cheese on top, baked in peppers.

Restaurant (can't remember where):  Beef Kabobs

Restaurant (can’t remember where): Beef Kabobs

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