It looks like the sudden rash of aerobic exercise - and more thoughtful dietary choices - are starting to pay off. Weight down to 174 this morning and bodyfat percentage nudging downward at 23.4%. No time for a run with Daisy this morning (teeth cleaning appointment at 0800A), but made up for it later with an easy 6-mile run along Buffalo Bayou.
Starting today, I'm doing a 'month of soup': for the month of December (festive events excluded...) our household will be having a different kind of soup every couple of days or so. What doesn't get eaten will go into the freezer or be given away.
Soup #1: Minestrone Soup with tiny 'meatballs' from Vegan on the Cheap. Verdict: fairly easy to make (not much prep), except for the no-meat balls but they added a nice protein punch and more flavor. The soup was delicious, with good texture and layered flavor. I made the recipe exactly as per the directions, just added a couple of tablespoons of fresh basil just before serving.
This is what it looked like: