Inquiry about CT members' food habits...what did you eat yesterday?

Discussion in 'Food & Cooking' started by pongi, Dec 6, 2002.

  1. pongi

    pongi

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    There is no doubt that the level of food culture and creativity here is incredibly high, and that Cheftalk people could be described as "the aristocracy of cooking world" ;)
    BUT, apart from the theory and the best of intentions...what do you REALLY eat in your everyday life? So, if you like you can take part in this small inquiry...if possible without CHEATING!

    What did you eat (and drank) yesterday?


    As for me:

    Breakfast:
    -1 cappuccino
    -2 pears

    Lunch:
    -2 slices roasted turkey breast
    -boiled green beans (an enormous amount!)
    -1 banana
    -mineral water

    Dinner
    -1 slice of spinach frittata
    -1 piece of Pecorino cheese
    -Tomato salad with EVOO and balsamic
    -bread
    -mixed fruit salad
    -mineral water
    -1 glass white wine
    then I gave in to two handfuls of dried raisins...

    Add to this a number of expresso cups (I never count them...) and a cup of japanese green tea before going to bed

    If you're thinking that I want to create a good impression, consider that I'm on a preventive, before-Christmas diet ;)

    Just for fun!

    Pongi
     
  2. phoebe

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    Breakfast:
    black tea with milk
    1 slice whole wheat toast

    Snack:
    1 cup decaf
    the crusty top of a cappucino muffin

    late Lunch:
    some slices of left-over roast chicken

    Dinner:
    1 glass of white wine
    salad with vinaigrette
    leftover Cincinnati Chile (made with ground turkey) over pasta
    with grated cheddar cheese
     
  3. kokopuffs

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    BREAKFAST:
    One-egg omelet
    2 slices of homemade dill bread with blueberry preserves
    Bowl of cornflakes with wheatgerm
    One slice of bacon from Alabama

    LUNCH:
    Peanutbutter sandwich on homemade dill bread
    Celery
    Hot peppers
    Sweet pickles
    Homemade yogurt with wheat germ

    SUPPER:
    Pozole with pork
    Mixture of basmati and wild rices

    DESSERT:
    Screwdrivers made with fresh squeezed grapefruit and orange juices.

    Oh yes, I eat pozole using chopsticks. I have a lot of class.
     
  4. pongi

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    I had no doubt you have a lot of class, k., but WHAT IS pozole?:confused:

    Pongi
     
  5. phoebe

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    Koko,

    You do have class, but you also must have an iron stomach I for one envy:

    Peanutbutter AND
    Hot peppers AND
    Sweet pickles AND
    yogurt !!!!!!!!!!

    All at the same time?
    :eek: :eek:

    I couldn't eat those items individually within a few HOURS of
    one another!

    Awesome :D
     
  6. kokopuffs

    kokopuffs

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    Phoebe:

    The portions for lunch are small.

    Pongi:

    Pozole is a mexican dish consisting of either goat or pork meat with hominy (white corn) - all cooked in broth with "mexican" spices.

    Thanks for the compliments. HA!
     
  7. phatch

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    Breakfast:
    Juice
    Toast

    Lunch
    Fried Halibut and tartar sauce
    Apple

    Dinner
    Turkey Pot Pie
    Cheesecake

    Not my best day ever, but it tasted good.

    phil
     
  8. phoebe

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    Koko,

    I wasn't referring to amounts; it was the combinations that made my stomach cringe :D :D :D
    I'm a real weak sister.
     
  9. pongi

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    kokopuffs:
    Oh. I thought it was something like Gorgonzola, and was wondering how could you eat it with chopsticks. Definitely I have less class than you:)

    Pongi
     
  10. chrose

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    I've been hitting the gym pretty hard for the last few months and keep a daily diary of my foods, but as a typical day:

    Breakfast: 1 glass water, tea- plain, 2 egg white omelet, 2 sl whole wheat toast 1 t butter sub

    snack: water, fist size portion of either tuna in water, lf cottage cheese and a piece of fruit or something similar.

    lunch: water, usually a portion of leftover from the night before.
    today was gumbo with b/l chix and turkey brst.

    snack: water, apple/banana

    dinner: water, protein supplement, creatine monohydrate (weight lifting supp) usually low fat and balanced between protein, carb and fat. But normal stuff. Plain burger, b/l chix brst, small amount of pasta, salad and vegetable. No extra salt.

    dessert: tea-plain, small bowl of sherbert or dry cereal or rice cracker w/ 1 T peanut butter.

    Believe it or not it's not a bad diet at all. I don't suffer and I'm rarely hungry, not to mention I am getting stronger and losing body fat!
     
  11. anneke

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    Ooo! This is fun!

    Ok. Yesterday, I had:

    Breakfast:
    Coffee, 1 cup.
    A tuile that I accidentally broke when picking them up from the bake shop.

    Lunch:
    Who has time for it?

    Dinner:
    Steel cut Irish oatmeal with leftover orange-stewed prunes purée and lavander honey
    Green salad with cured olives, shaved peccorino, balsamic vinaigrette
    4 clementines
    1 banana
    Chamomille tea


    Pathetic, isn't it? Keep in mind that I get up at 4AM because of my weird work schedule. I am currently underweight and not liking it. On my days off, I try to make up for it...
     
  12. panini

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    3am... bkfast .... coffee
    morning snack..... more coffee
    brunch ...... double coffee ... carrot muffin
    lunch ...... coffee ...piece of gingerbread from 1 of the
    many houses. dessert... diet coke
    afternoon snack.... iced coffee....biscotti
    5pm appit..... ceviche...shark,scallops,shrimp,,spark h2o
    8pm dinner... veal chop,red pot,asparagas. red wine
    10pm snack.... coconut sorbet...3 rolaids 2 ibuprophin

    Gosh, thanks for the reality check, I should have checked out by now.:rolleyes:
     
  13. kokopuffs

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    Panini:
    Unsure if I'm overstepping my bounds but alot of my students got their "reality" check when I assigned a nutrition project where they inventoried all - and I mean all - food intake for an entire week. The effort required a caloric, mineral, fat and vitamin breakdown. Did THAT assignment change their eating habits or what?!?!?
     
  14. mezzaluna

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    Breakfast: Egg whites and bits of cream cheese, scrambled; few strips of bacon (the kosher type, of course....NOT :blush: ; cup of Alterra's Blue Heeler with mulling spices and half and half

    rest of the morning: commuter mug of more coffee; 2 Jolly Rancher candies

    Lunch: A leftover turkey sausage, a little hummus with a few rice crackers, sugar-free jello, diet root beer

    Dinner: Latkes (potato pancakes) with applesauce and sour cream; tastes of various pot luck items, too numberous to mention- but only a bite or two of each! We had a Chanukah pot luck dinner before our regular Sabbath worship service. Challah and a very small bite of apple cake after Sabbath services. Oh, yeah, a slug of sweet wine to bless it all! :beer:
     
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    Breakfast:

    1 glass grapefruit juice
    1 pear
    1 kiwi
    1 apple
    1/2 grapefruit


    Lunch

    Smoked salmon sandwich on baguette with light cream cheese, red onions and capers

    1 truffle (they were giving sample at the store how could I refuse)

    Snack

    1 clementine
    1 rice cake
    1 glass milk


    Dinner

    Turkey, dark meat with sauce
    1 baked potato
    1 salad with apple
    1 clementine

    Later....

    1 clementine
    1 glass milk
    1 cinnamon cookie.... or 2
     
  16. ironchefatl

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    lunch= tenderloin & strip scraps w/ caramelized oinion and horseradish-cheddar on sour dough

    dinner= my favorite cinnamon toast crunch
     
  17. coolj

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    so I finished work at 6 in the morning, I went to Mcdonalds ( pardon the bad words please ). and I had an orange juice and a hashbrown with ketchup. Then I went to the YMYWCA, and swam laps for about an hour. After that I went to another Mcdonalds ( oops I did it again) for my real breakfast which consisted of a Cafe Mocha, Sausage Mcmuffin and hashbrown, and a raspberry yogurt muffin. Then I went home and slept until late evening ( because I had to work again thursday night). For dinner I roasted some chicken legs and served them with rice and green peas, then at work ( we're talking 2am friday now) I had a hamurger steak with teriyaki sauce, and left over rice and veggies from dinner at home. Probably not the best diet, but hey I don't do it all the time.
     
  18. anneke

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    CoolJ, are you on the graveyard shift? I just finished doing mine a couple of months ago...
     
  19. coolj

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    I've been on and off Graveyard shift since the middle of '99, more on than off though. I think it works out to something like 6 months off of them in the past three years.
     
  20. athenaeus

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    Ok I guess that we are talking about a regular day.

    Breakfast : 4 cups of coffee
    Snack : 4 cups of coffee and a small apple
    Lunch: steak or grilled fish
    Afternoon Snack : a couple of whiskies ( ok!! I cheat maybe 4 whiskies :D )
    Dinner: usually yoghurt with muesli or green salad with feta cheese and olive oil :)