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new year, new challenges

Thursday, January 02, 2020

Today I tried hard to create a heart healthy pizza. It took forever to enter into spark recipes to get the nutrients. When I did I was really disappointed. It may be easier (less time consuming) to write all the ingredient nutrients on paper and calculate it myself.

Don't get me wrong, spark recipes are great! But, when you are trying to enter the amount of a specific item, such as Classico brand parmesan, romano and asiago cheese, it's awfully hard to find. (BTW--this is the only brand I've found without cellulose powder, which is wood pulp.)

The important thing is I tried. I didn't get it perfect. That's okay. I will try again and be a little more particular in what I'm doing. Lowering the sodium and cholesterol is my goal.

The other challenge? A friend came over and gave my roommate and I Christmas gifts. Her parents gave each of us a gift certificate for Macaroni Grill! We'll have to think of a special occasion for that one!

Hope you are all having a truly blessed start to the New Year.
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  • NOCALORIES
    You are an inspiration of achieving a healthy day.
    55 days ago
  • 75HEALTHYME
    How brave of you... I have never thought to enter a recipe I use ...

    Happy New Year !!! I Pray your year 2020 be all that you hope for it to be.

    56 days ago
  • no profile photo ELRIDDICK
    Thanks for sharing
    56 days ago
  • JACKIEWALKS4FUN
    I agree, good job trying to enter all the ingredients for the pizza. emoticon
    Have a happy healthy New Year. emoticon
    56 days ago
  • LAURALLANCE
    Happy New Year and good job trying to get the calculations for your healthy pizza. Sound great! Let us know when you get it published. :)
    57 days ago
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