Okay ladies, so most of you know that I am trying to do that whole diet (avoid these 4 diet mistakes) ‘thang’ and it may or may not be working out.
At the same time, I am also posting delicious, delectable looking recipes that more than likely do not fit into your healthy losing weight regimine, and definetly does not fit into the ‘alloted calories’ given for one woman a day. So why do I put those tempting recipes and pictures up you ask? Well, maybe I am living vicariously through them and I can imagine myself making them one day. I am not the only one. I think we all like those recipes that look heavenly on the web page, but not so much on our bodies.
I am sure you have noticed that most of these recipes do not come with any nutritional information. Well, why would they? It will more than likely turn you off from making those recipes, and when you want to splurge, who wants to know that each cinnamon roll is 3,000 calories?
I sure don’t, but if I want to win this weight loss (new science-backed research) battle, I need to know.
I am all about this whole portion control sitch. So, I do want to know the calories of what I am posting, then maybe I will only eat 1/2 or less and still get the delicious taste. Like all the nutritionists say, “The first and last bite are always the best.”
So where am I going with all of this? I found this awesome new website called Say Mmmm that will analyze the ingredients from a website or blog that you found with a tantalizing recipe and give you the nutritional information.
For example: If I input the webpage url from my recipe for sausage gravy it will tell me how many calories, fat, fiber, protein etc for the entire recipe. It will then let you add how many servings you want and it will divide the numbers for each serving. I think this is pretty damn neat.
Now, I have noticed that it can have it’s kinks, the recipe has to be pretty specific, but if I want to make something and I want to know how many calories I am putting down my gullet, then I turn to this. Just wanted to share, cuz hey, aren’t we really in the same boat trying to be healthy?
Mary Hone says
That looks like a great site. I’ve been using fatsecret, but you have to enter every recipe. then tell it portions. This looks much easier.
Dr. Reginia says
This is cool. I may check it out. I’ve used fitday in the past.
PS. I haven’t forgotten about the guest post…I’m so swamped IRL.
My Thirty Spot says
Yeah, I like this for the most part, but I think it omits some items. So still figuring it out. I had never heard of fitday, so I need to check that out too. Don’t worry about the post. Whenever you want to do it. It should be fun. No pressure!
@Mary – I will have to check out fatsecret too when this one doesn’t pull up the right info. I had just never seen something like this before and wanted to share.