Saturday, August 31, 2013

Can you call it "antipasto" if it's the only course?

Caprese salad (heirloom tomatoes, 2 oz. fresh mozzarella, basil): 150 calories
Marinated artichoke hearts, hearts of palm, and roasted bell peppers: 120 calories
Crostini (from 2 oz. leftover baguette): 150 calories
1/2 oz. each
Prosciutto: 30 calories
Coppa: 45 calories
Salami: 50 calories
1 oz. Manchego cheese: 90 calories
6 olives: 50 calories

Fruit and cheese please

Today's breakfast:

1 1/2 oz. feta cheese: 110 calories
1 oz. havarti cheese: 80 calories
3 oz. watermelon: 35 calories
1 oz. strawberries: 10 calories

Eating, like, a pig

Spicy pork tenderloin with grilled nectarines and diced avocado:

Pork tenderloin marinated in Goya mojo criollo, rubbed with spices, and grilled
6 oz. (cooked): 280 calories
1 nectarine: 60 calories
1/2 avocado (2 oz.): 100 calories

Friday, August 30, 2013

Good for Dagwood

Sandwich time!
3 oz. baguette
2 oz. smoked turkey breast
1 1/2 oz. Brie
1 oz. avocado
1 tbsp. light mayo
500 calories

Yum yum

Breakfast from Whole Foods:

Plain croissant (3 oz.): 310 calories
3 oz. strawberries: 27 calories

Thursday, August 29, 2013

Breakfast Time

Pretty much everything tastes better when you eat it poolside.

1/2 cup egg substitute: 60 calories
1 slice American cheese: 80 calories
1 tbsp. salsa: 5 calories
1 pretzel roll: 110 calories

I'm Back!

It's been a busy couple of months moving and getting settled, but I am back on the blog beat, coming to you from sunny South Florida. My kitchen is (mostly) set up, the boxes are (mostly) unpacked, and I'm ready to cook and eat. Stay tuned for all my new food discoveries!