Figure-Friendly Lunch Ideas Part III: Eating Out

I started to write this post several months ago and then left it on the back burner because I felt that I had not yet mastered the art of eating out without consuming way too many calories and sabotaging my weight loss efforts. In fact, I pretty much avoided the issue altogether by bringing my lunch to work every day, avoiding as many lunch meetings as possible, and then saving all of my extra...

Figure-Friendly Lunch Ideas Part II: Making the Most of Leftovers

Taking leftovers to work is hardly a novel idea.  In fact, there are very few novel ideas in the world  - whether we're talking about writing or food.  However, from time to time, I find myself rediscovering and getting inspired by old ideas that really work.  For example, for dinner tonight, I had a turkey meatloaf sandwich.  It sounds like I consumed a million calories in a diner,...

Figure-Friendly Lunch Ideas Part I: Lunch Ideas for Chicken Breast

Tired of having that same old turkey sandwich every day for lunch? Variety is the spice of life and one of the secret weapons of weight loss.   Did you know you could make several completely different tasting lunches with chicken breast?  Try one of these figure-friendly lunch ideas: 1.  Honey-Mustard Chicken Breast Sandwich or Salad - take two  4 oz. chicken breasts, place them...