Mar 082016
 
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meatloaf-dinner

This is yesterday’s list. It isn’t what I planned to eat. Well some of it is. But it is what I actually ate. Warts and all. There is way more fat in this day’s menu than I usually aim for, but sometimes that’s what happens. The day gets away from me, and I don’t do as well as I’d like. Still, I did stick pretty close to my calorie level (1500) so I’m not having a cow over it. I’m just starting fresh with the next day, and the next meal.

The chicken liver pate, while delicious and nutritious (and a good way to use up the chicken livers that I thawed and didn’t have time to shake and bake, so they had to be boiled before they went bad so pretty much all they were good for was chopped liver spread or pate) is pretty high in fat. As was the meatloaf, which I usually take pains to remove the fat from, but this time I was hungry and had to eat right now, so I didn’t drain off the fat like normal, plus I had an extra helping because it was so good and I was starving. When I’m rushed I don’t do all the things I can do to make healthy choices. I suspect I’m not alone in my failing.

Breakfast

  • 1 granola bar
  • 2/3 cup soymilk
  • 1-1/2 cups coffee (café au lait with the soymilk)
  • 1 navel orange

Lunch

  • 1/3 cup chicken liver pate
  • 1 apple
  • 2 brown rice cakes

Dinner

  • 6 ounces homemade meatloaf
  • 1 cup cooked spinach
  • 4 ounces potato
  • 1 cup onions
  • 1 carrot

Miscellaneous

  • 1/2 cup lemon juice, bottled
  • 2 tablespoons peanut butter
  • 2 tablespoons reduced-sugar strawberry preserves

Nutritional Data

Per Serving: 1634 Calories; 88g Fat (46.3% calories from fat); 61g Protein; 167g Carbohydrate; 28g Dietary Fiber; 237mg Cholesterol; 2123mg Sodium.

Calories By Percentage: 46% Fat; 39% Carbohydrate; 14% Protein.

Exchanges: 5 Grain(Starch); 5-1/2 Lean Meat; 5-1/2 Vegetable; 3 Fruit; 13-1/2 Fat; 1 Other Carbohydrates.

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