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"Whether you are eating out or brown-bagging it, lunch is an important meal for every woman and can be an excellent time to get in some of your 5 A Day fruit and veggie requirement via typical entrees such as salad, sandwiches, and soup." --The Daily Fix by Alexa Fishback, MS, RD
Today, I had the following for lunch: (these values are split into two as I had lunch with my sister)
1 chicken breast (grilled) - 142 cal.
1 medium potato (boiled, mashed) - 128 cal
1/2 cup arugula leaves - 3 cal.
1/2 cup assorted mixed greens - approx. 5 cal.
1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil - 120 cal.
1 tsp. balsamic vinegar - 5 cal.
1 tbsp ground basil powder - 11 cal.
1 tsp cayenne pepper - 6 cal.
1 dash ground black pepper - 0.1 cal.
1 glass Florida's Natural orange juice (no pulp) - 121 cal.
Total: 541.1 calories
Compare it with a regular cheeseburger meal from McDonald's:
1 cheeseburger - 300 cal.
1 regular french fries - 231 cal.
1 regular Coke - 90 cal.
1 packet fancy ketchup - 10 cal.
Total: 631 calories
Choose wisely! :) Happy eating!