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  • Starting tomorrow! Tips and tricks?

    1. Social Butterfly

      Social Butterfly

      Eat something every 2-3 hours to keep from feeling hungry.  Take your time to eat and savor your food.  Don't be distracted by other things - focus only on eating the food, taking small bites.  You can chew sugarless gum in between meals and snacks to help hold you over.

  • Got my last big box of food, so I'm two weeks away from getting back to cooking and managing myself. I'm a bit nervous knowing my portions will be regulated by me. Any words of wisdom for me? Sure would appreciate it.

    1. Social Butterfly

      Social Butterfly

      I would suggest using the Jenny Craig portion size guide (see attached) to help you see what portion sizes are.  Using an app called MyFitnessPal helps as well.  You can plug in the food and it will bring up calories and nutrition information along with how much (ounces or cups, etc.)  Remember that what is considered "normal" portions eating out in restaurant and fast food is much larger than one portion.  The biggest thing is to plan ahead and prepare so you will have food ready to eat and know what you can have.


    2. Boboelink


      In general:


      - Drink water/herbal teas/decaf

      - Eat (smaller Portions) every 2-3 hours

               Consider to make one snack a protein shake.

               (It's good with 1 cup of spinach in it, too.) 

      -Try to get in 4 servings of veggies:

             raw = 1 cup

             cooked = 1/2 cup

      -Take a walk 


      It's a very simple formula to control our blood sugar and then cravings.  


  • Today is day 1 and things are good. QQ on the recharge bars. I get up early to make sure my high schooler is up, then I go back to sleep for an hour or two. Can I eat the bar then and go back to sleep so I can have breakfast when I’m up for good?

    1. ireyna


      Hello!  I hope you were able to speak to someone  before today.  The Recharge bar can be eaten after 12 hours of fasting.  The best time to eat them is between the 12th and 14th hour of fasting before breakfast. I hope this answers your question.😁

  • Does anyone else get an upset stomach from the recharge bar that lasts all day? The first 3 days I was ok but now on the fourth day, in the evening, it is still upset. 

  • Today is day #1 for me!  


    Question:  does anyone know what you can substitute for the Jenny Craig shakes?  I wasn’t given any and want to fill that spot.


    Thank you,



    1. Kits


      You can use a protein, similar to what you would use on non-shake days. Welcome :)

  • Today is Day 1 for me. Never done Jenny before. I work in an office that gets catered lunches nearly everyday. Finding it hard to stay out of the kitchen-no slips but my stomach is growling

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    2. Evie37


      Today is day 3 for me. Had some hunger pains but was so used to never giving myself a break from food to get a hunger pain is why. Previously ate all day of high carb and sugar foods looking at next to eat whether hungry or not. I am staying focused though!!!

    3. Evie37


      Now on my 6th day and was proud that I avoided pizza, chicken wings, cupcakes and brownies at a baby shower on Saturday. I had 2 bottles of water,  raw vegetables, & grapes 🍇 and new that I would have my JC brownie later in the evening.

    4. Evie37


      Lost 8.2 lbs. my first week. Almost through my second  week. When running errands, I plan ahead by cooking my meal and taking with me. Was successful the other day and today, running errands with my hubby so I cooked my Ham & Swiss Baguette ahead of time and ate before going in diner and ordering a water, tossed salad, & fresh fruit cup!

  • I have been doing so well and losing consistently but seem to be not losing any this week-anybody else having this problem? I am only one month in and hate to think I have hit my pause already!

  • Tomorrow is day 4 and I’m going to a winery with friends.  Will 3 glasses of wine ruin all the progress I’ve made so far ??

    1. Punkinlover1966


      I would stay away from alcohol because of all of the sugar and calories-have fun!


  • What's going on at Jenny Craig with the food?  No cheese burgers, turkey burgers, chicken burgers, no triple chocolate cheesecake and  on and on it goes.  This has been going on for months!

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    2. ireyna


      I was told there's issues with supplying all the ingredients.

    3. goldenrulers1


      Have to agree!

    4. goldenrulers1


      My center is often out of certain foods, and Door Dash is pricey for multiple deliveries.  Just so busy with more-than-FT job that another extra trip in addition to all the other errands is too much.  What is your experience with ordering directly from the company?  I tried that years ago but hated all the shipping packaging and the shipping cost was high.  Has that gotten any better? 

  • Just completed day 1!  I'm off to a good start!  

  • From the Grocery Guide:

    When it comes to eating vegetables, fruit/starch, protein/dairy, and healthy fats, what is the proper portion size?

  • I just started last week and I had a short phone call with my "coach" the day I picked up my food but I am now on my second week and when I picked up my food no one would talk to me. I asked if I was supposed to meet with someone and they told me no but I know I am paying for the plan where I meet with someone. This is very different from my mom's experience with Jenny Craig and I was wondering if anyone has had the same thing happen? I like the food and the program is working but I do not feel supported or have anyone that I can ask questions to.

    1. PJE


      Interesting - I was just wondering the same thing. I am finishing my first week and my coach is in a hurry and mainly interested in getting my order. When I ask questions she tells me the answer is in the app. 

    2. cynthiawallach@gmail.com


      same here this is my 2nd time on jenny and it works for me. this is my 3rd week and starting my 4th week. today i will ask why the coaches don't help any more. I think covid made it easier to coach on the phone but its harder for me and no one talks about the change. I am going to take to my coach about it today.



  • Apple Oatmeal muffin, using JC Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal breakfast

    I have made this twice and very pleased.  I do not like the texture of oatmeal but want to try to stay on the prescribed recommended menu as much as possible.  My advisor said I should share.


    Makes 1 large muffin.

    Preheat oven 400 degrees


    —Prepare muffin pan: use Pam cooking spray to spray one muffin space

    —In a mixing bowl, blend these with a small whisk:

    1 Jenny Craig Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal breakfast (not prepared)

    1 tsp baking powder

    1/4 tsp salt (or salt substitute, if your doctor restricts your intake)


    —Add to mixing bowl, and blend with a spatula until just mixed (like you would a brownie mix)

    1/2 T melted reduced fat butter or margarine

    1/8 cup reduced fat milk* or 1/8 cup JC vanilla milk shake


    Let the batter sit 1-2 minutes.  It will thicken a little as the oats take up the moisture.


    Put mix into muffin tin (Opt: add a quick dash of ground cinnamon to the top), and bake 16 minutes until edges just start to leave pan sides.  It will rise some, but not as much as cake muffins.


    Can be made the night before, refrigerated, then sliced to make a toast, eat right out of the fridge, or warmed slightly in the microwave.


    *works equally well using milk or the JC vanilla shake


    Adds: 1 good fat and 5/8th protein



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  • Just started last Saturday and already feeling thinner! I have tried everything else to lose weight this year so I figured may as well try this too! The food is very good and I don't seem to have too much trouble so far with hunger pains except for right before bed sometimes but I guess that is normal. Anybody have advice for a newbie like me on how to be successful? I am finding the older I get the harder it is to lose weight and also having a hard time since I had my hysterectomy a couple of years ago. Thanks!

    1. GSJEN


      When i get hungry at night, I drink a glass of water and go to bed.  Keeps me from eating!

    2. Boboelink


      It sounds like you are doing really well and enjoying the program. Of course I am writing over one month later since your post. I hope all is still going well.


      My Recommendations would be to drink your water, herbal teas, decaf etc. throughout the day.


      "Volumizng" is something I learned about in JC--to make vegetable soups, salads, roasted vegetables, add cauliflower rice or sautéed mushrooms or broccoli to meals Or vegetable juice.


      Maybe switch some things around-- is there something like a snack/dessert you may want to save for later in the day or evening to look forward to.

      I am finding for the most part- I like to have my shake at breakfast and maybe a fruit.

      Then have an early lunch.


      Since I saved my bkft I can have it for the mid afternoon -- like a muffin or cereal/yogurt/fruit with my coffee.






      Also, perhaps your counselor can help, this community and plenty of YouTube videos for suggestions and ideas to help. JC should hand out plenty of literature too to help with mindset and guidelines and helpful suggestions.  


  • HI!  Just signed up today.  JC was very successful for me about 14 years ago, so trying it again!  I'll be 50 next week and need a jumpstart.   


    One very big difference this time is I'm in perimenopause/menopause.     Is anyone else in this time of their lives and have you noticed any differences in results?

  • Hello everyone. Newbie here. I will be starting my JC journey at end of the week.  During the time of non-fasting what do people use in your coffee for creamer and how is it counted.  I usually use sugar free creamers. I don’t see that on the grocery guide. Thanks for any help. 

    1. Punkinlover1966


      Some books on fasting I have read state you can use creamer during fasting and some say no-I guess you just have to decide for yourself-just no sugar or sweetener as even sugar substitutes can cause you body to create carbs and knock you off fasting mode.

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