Last night Allison texted me and asked what we were doing tomorrow. I did not know that it was a holiday and that everyone was going to be home. When you work weekend overnights for as long as I have then you are bound to forget that the rest of the word has holidays and days off and things like that. So we talked it over and decided that we would go down to the Biomes Marine Biology Center. We went and visited this place four years ago in July and had a good time. It had been long enough that everything was new to the kids so we decided a trip back would be in order. Plus, it was supposed to be a wet and rainy day and who wants to go pick apples on a day like that. Continue reading Family Adventure: Biomes Marine Biology Center
A while back I started trying out some meal replacement shakes or nutritionally complete meal shakes. I had posted about them and was approached by another company called Queal. Queal wanted to know how the other company’s meal shakes were working for me and if I would try theirs to see what I thought. So, I agreed and Queal sent me a care package of a bunch of their flavors and some new shakers.
Right off the bat I found the taste of Queal more appealing than what I had been drinking. I also liked that the flavors came already mixed into the meals themselves. Each ouch that arrived is enough for 3 complete meals of 700 cal each. What I liked was that each of these meals was only 8.3 g of sugar with 49.2 g of protein and 14.4 g of fiber. I often used less Queal in each shake. I did not see a difference in taste or how full I felt. I was able to get 4 or 5 meals out of one pouch. Continue reading Review: Create More With Queal, a Nutritionally Complete Meal Replacement Option