What I ate: October 31, 2013

Breakfast: Sausage, egg and cheese English muffin. With homemade sausage, an organic egg and Cabot cheddar cheese on a Barowski's whole wheat English muffin.

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Snack: 1.0 oz. Sriracha chex mix.


Lunch: Tuna salad sandwich and Kettle Chips hot jalapeño potato chips. With Wild Plant line-caught tuna.

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Made a batch of garlic mashed potatoes. Divided into 5x 5.4 oz. vacuum sealed packages and froze. Vacuum sealing and reheating boil-in-bag is really the only good way to freeze mashed potatoes and have them come out close to fresh.

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Cooked an eye of round roast beef in the sous vide for stir-fry meat and roast beef for tonight's dinner. The 2.35 lb. roast was $ 12.20, but with an an additional instant $ 3.50 off coupon, and making 8 lunches and 1 dinner, it's a pretty good deal!

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Snack: 1.0 oz. Doritos.

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Dinner: Roast beef, rice and gravy.

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And 2 glasses of Kaiken malbec.


Pre-made some breakfasts. 3 servings of corned beef hash. It's actually from a can, which is kind of gross, but I really like canned corned beef hash. Go figure. The thing is that it takes forever to cook and it kind of smells bad at first, so all the better to get it out of the way ahead of time. A quick defrost in the microwave and reheating in the sauté pan with some freshly scrambled eggs while the toast cooks makes a quick and tasty breakfast of corned beef hash, egg and toast!

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I also made 4 servings of pancakes. Not a difficult thing to make, but there are quite a few things to wash, and waiting for the griddle to cool down enough to wash is also annoying. By making, freezing and vacuum sealing they ready to eat in 17 minutes: 9 minutes to preheat the oven to 375°F and 8 minutes to reheat the pancakes on a sheet pan (from frozen). And frozen, pre-cooked bacon can reheat in the same amount of time.

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Weight at beginning of the day: forgot to check
Weight at the beginning of the next day: 125.0 lbs.