Archive for August, 2012

August 15, 2012

Eats 8-14-12 and flight planning

B: 3-egg frittata with leftover grassfed beef, zucchini, tomato, and pepper jack cheese.  Kimchi, iced coffee with 1 oz pastured cream.

L: 1/4 pound grassfed lamb with sauteed carrots and onions, 6 fresh lychees.

Snack: 1 small roasted sweet potato, 6 large cherry tomatoes (farmer’s market!), 1/2 cup strawberries and raspberries with 1/4 cup coconut cream.

D: Meatza with kale, tomato, and bacon and a side of roasted spicy zucchini.

Went to the farmer’s market today finally, but they didn’t have any organ meat (boo!).  Did pick up some tomatoes — they are the BEST in August and early September — and 2 pounds of pastured breakfast sausage.  YUM, can’t wait to cook it up!

I need to start planning my food for the trip to Portugal.  I’m a bit concerned about the flight itself — checked US Airways’ site to look at the food and it’s a sugar-fest.  I went ahead and ordered the fancier dining option; it’s overpriced but so is everything when you travel, and at least this way I get wine 🙂  Anyway, it’s a citrus-marinated chicken skewer thing (probably like a scant 1/4 pound of meat, if that) over orzo (will skip) and topped with mango chutney.  There are also crackers on the side (skip), a shrimp cocktail (could be scary — but will eat if it seems fresh, I love shrimp and rarely get to eat it because M is allergic), marinated grilled veggies and a creme brulee with fresh berries.  So, overall not too bad.  I’m also planning to bring a small amount of jerky for breakfast, plus some almonds for snacks.  Unfortunately I can’t bring anything I won’t finish on the plane itself, since it’s international and you can’t bring back nuts/meats etc.  But I think once we’re there it will be easier to put together good meals.

Can’t wait to go!

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August 7, 2012

Eats 8-6-12

B: 1/4 frittata (total had 5 whole eggs plus 1 yolk and 9 oz grassfed ground beef with italian sausage seasoning), 1/4 cup kimchee, iced coffee with 1oz pastured cream.

Snack: 1T coconut butter

L: 6 oz deli turkey, 1/2 avocado, 6 baby carrots, 2 squares dark chocolate.

D: 1.5 chicken sausages, sauteed bell pepper and onion.

Snack: 1/2 japanese sweet potato (no skin), 1/2 cup blackberries.