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Weekly Menu Plan: June 11 – 17, 2012

Buffalo Wings by goodiesfirt on Flickr - Photo used under a Creative Commons licenseby Heather Robertson

What do you do for your hubby on Father’s Day?

He does so much for our family and helps me with Half Size Me all the time! I would be lost without his help. I love my hubby very much!

Just like most men he likes BBQ and he likes to go out for a huge breakfast. I, of course, do what I do M-F and take care of the kiddos so he can have some much needed down time.

If you have any suggestions for your favorite recipes or healthy cooking blogs, please tell me about them in the comments section below!

Breakfast Meals

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  • Father’s Day-Breakfast out ☺
  • Egg whites, mushroom, bell pepper, Onion
  • Oatmeal Splenda and cinnamon
  • Leftover Pumpkin Waffles (Just freeze after you make them. Then, put in the toaster when you’re ready to prepare. So easy!)

Lunch Meals

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  • Leftover Chicken Thighs with Pineapple
  • Brown rice

Dinner Meals

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  • Breakfast Dinner
    • Egg skillet: 
      • bell peppers
      • onions 
      • mushrooms
      • reduced-fat cheese
    • Hashbrowns
    • Turkey bacon
    • Pumpkin Waffles (I will triple this for a quick breakfast!)


  • Date-night dinner (We’re actually getting a night out! 🙂 )
  • Leftover night


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  • *Lemon-Buttermilk Ice Cream
    • 1 1/2 cups sugar
    • 1 cup fresh lemon juice (about 10 lemons)
    • 2 cups half-and-half
    • 2 cups whole milk
    • 2 cups fat-free buttermilk

Directions for ice cream: Combine sugar and juice in a large bowl, stirring with a whisk until sugar dissolves. Add half-and-half, whole milk, and buttermilk. Pour mixture into the freezer can of an ice-cream freezer; freeze according to manufacturer’s instructions. Spoon ice cream into a freezer-safe container. Cover and freeze 1 hour or until firm.

Yields: 18 servings (serving size: 1/2 cup)


  • CALORIES 130 (25% from fat)
  • FAT 3.6g (sat 2.3g, mono 1.2g, poly 0.0g)
  • PROTEIN 2.8g
  • CARB 21.4g
  • FIBER 0.1g
  • CHOL 18mg
  • IRON 0.0mg
  • SODIUM 54mg
  • CALC 93mg

After losing 170 pounds by changing her mindset, developing healthier eating habits, and making exercise part of her lifestyle, Heather decided she wanted to help others who struggled along their weight loss journey. Along with her hubby, Joel, they founded HalfSizeMe.com and the extremely popular Half Size Me Show podcast.

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