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Weight Watcher Foodies: Independence! July 2016

The Dairy Queen | Jul 1, 201606:01 AM     65

WW 'Hounds--can you believe it? We are half-way through 2016! And I have to say, I can't think of a better theme for the second half of the year for me than independence. Soon I'll be free of this job that's been weighing me down for so long, and I hope to free myself of some extra pounds, too. (Also, apparently, freedom from the restrictions of proper spelling, judging by the now-corrected typo in the subject of this post...ha) How about you? What's your theme for 2016?

Eaten anything delicious lately? Tried anything new that's working for you? Have a challenge coming up and need a plan? Need some inspiration?

Come on in and tell us all about it! Newbies welcome, encouraged, even! Oldbies, too, of course! And, of course, it doesn't matter to us whether you are actually following WW or just trying to eat (and drink!) more mindfully.

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RECIPE LINKS from previous months:

(I don't have time at the moment to gather the links for June, but I will and later ask the Chowhound Team to edit them in for me...stay tuned)

May 2016:

Zucchini & Basil & Parmesan Salad from Polpo: http://thedinnerconcierge.com/summer-... Also, http://www.chowhound.com/post/weight-...

Olympia Jane's Piping Hot Pita Pocket, Yogurt and Veggie snack: xhttp://www.chowhound.com/post/weight-watcher...

Jicama and Cucumber Chili Spears: http://www.epicurious.com/recipes/foo...

Olympia Jane's Pita Pocket Chicken Pizza: http://www.chowhound.com/post/weight-...

Mini ice cream sandwiches (only if you have the willpower to have leftover ice cream and cookies around the house...) http://www.chowhound.com/post/weight-...

Chickpea and Spinach Masala AND Indian-inspired dish from prepared Mayal Kaimal Tikki Masala Indian Simmer sauce
http://www.chowhound.com/post/weight-...

March 2016:
Cheesy Vegetable-Stuffed Eggplant http://www.chowhound.com/post/weight-...

ROASTED CAULIFLOWER, FENNEL, AND GARLIC SOUP http://www.chowhound.com/post/weight-...

Meat & Spinach Muffins: http://www.chowhound.com/post/weight-...

Beef, Tomato and Acini di Pepe Soup (Instant Pot, Slow Cooker + Stove Top) http://www.chowhound.com/post/weight-...

WW-friendly appetizer ideas: http://www.chowhound.com/post/weight-...

Baked Havarti Chicken http://www.chowhound.com/post/weight-...

Super Frugal Chili (with bulgur and sweet potatoes) http://www.chowhound.com/post/weight-...

Yogurt Bark http://www.chowhound.com/post/weight-...

WW Spring Vegetable Soup with Orzo http://www.chowhound.com/post/weight-...

January 2016:
Hanoi Grilled Chicken, Black Eyed Peas with Watercress
Black-Eyed Peas with Swiss Chard
Momofuku's roasted brussels sprouts with fish sauce: http://www.chowhound.com/post/weight-...

White Beans and Winter Greens soup (electric pressure cooker recipe): http://www.chowhound.com/post/weight-...

Silken tofu with avocado dish from Fuchsia Dunlop's Every Grain of Rice
Black Bean Orange Peel edamame recipe from Food52 http://www.chowhound.com/post/weight-...

Palak soy paneer - from Asian Tofu http://www.chowhound.com/post/weight-...

Roasted walleye fillet: http://www.chowhound.com/post/weight-...

SUMMARY OF RECIPES POSTED IN JANUARY 2014 and (ETA) JANUARY thru APRIL 2015 WW FOODIES THREADS: http://www.chowhound.com/post/weight-...

~TDQ

Jcama and Cucumber Chili Spears
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