What I ate: August 16, 2012

Breakfast: Bacon, egg and cheese English muffin.

Lunch: Hot dog. This was not my planned lunch, but I drove past a hot dog truck on the way home from running errands so I was in the mood for a hot dog. But this is my own grilled hot dog on a whole wheat hot dog bun, with Kettle Chips barbecue potato chips.

Snack: 0.7 oz. peanuts.

Broke down a small-ish (3.4 lb.) chicken. This is a "natural" chicken, no hormones, no antibiotics, vegetable feed, but my grocery store only carries conventional parts so I prefer this way, even though it's more work. Also, starting with a smaller chicken gives a normal 6 oz. portion size instead of those mutant large breasts when you buy chicken breasts.

All vacuum sealed and ready for freezing:


Snack: Bruschetta (new post), with tomato, fresh mozzarella and basil on a small piece of toasted wheat French bread.

Made a batch of homemade pizza dough, three 6.0 oz. balls of dough, enough to make three 12" pizzas.

With the chicken carcass from the chicken I broke down earlier, plus some celery, carrot and onion I made chicken stock and chicken soup.

The soup has 3.4 oz. of the chicken. Both have about 12 oz. of stock. Here they are vacuum sealed and ready to freeze.


Dinner: Mom's tempura, previously frozen. 6 shrimp, 2 fish, 2 asparagus, 1 green pepper and 1 onion. With rice. And a glass of Kono New Zealand sauvignon blanc.

And 2 glasses of Hahn cabernet sauvignon.

Weight at beginning of the day: 120.6 lbs.
Weight at the beginning of the next day: 121.2 lbs.