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Wednesday, June 2, 2010

Drink Me

In an effort to reduce my gut, I've been following the not a diet diet teachings of "Eat This, Not That". And the little substitutions have been helping but I still have this lingering spare tire.

Enter "Drink This, Not That". I've been doing my damnedest to drink at least 64 oz of water or fresh iced tea daily. I learned this lesson the hard way when I nearly passed out at boot camp. FYI, do not eat pasta w/ bechamel sauce on a hot day and then try to do squat thrusts. I nearly booted.

Here's my latest and most awesome purchase! An iced tea maker. It works on the same basic principles as a coffee maker, tea goes into a filter (you can use loose or bags), add water & press a button. The only difference is you have to add ice.

I like to add fresh mint to my iced tea to give a hint of sweetness, I never use sugar or sugar substitute.

Another yummy low cal treat I've been drinking down is choco-mint shakes. Sweet and filling!

2 C Breyer's Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream (contains no yucky additives!)
1 C milk, I use skim and it's still tasty
2 chocolate mint cookies, or 4 100 calorie Grasshopper cookies (they're half the size of a Thin Mint)

Blend until smooth.

And most critical of all, I will no longer purchase Coke Zero. After reading "DTNT", I found out how harmful the sugar substitute used in diet colas can be. I'm not saying I won't ever drink soda again but I definitely am not going to bring 8 packs into my house any longer.

And I can enjoy fresh iced tea all year long.


Just A. Girl said...

I love iced tea. I have to drink decaf though because I'm naturally wired :)

What harm does the artificial sweetener do? I am just curious. It can't be healthy but I don't know the specifics.

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Leslie said...

Effing spammers (comment above).

I should try something like that. I need to replace the soda with something. It's so hard.

phairhead said...

JAG: the sweetener used in Coke Zero is Ace K. It was severely question by health and industry insiders as to how it was approved by FDA

Leslie: when i getting a hankering for the fizzies, I drink seltzer.

Sarah said...

I miss the ice tea maker that we had while I was growing up. Sam doesn't drink it so I'm not sure how long it would take me to get through a pitcher. Plus, I like my tea sweet. Very sweet. I do need to cut down on the soda. That would help my spare tire, too.

phairhead said...

Sarah: it makes 2 quarts. I think I drink a quart a day. Which lots of time spent peeing :D