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TJ vs. Costco chx nuggets protein index posted: Tue 2015-05-12 17:18:57 tags: diet
A while back I discovered Trader Joe's (or, ahem, "Trader Ming's") Mandarin Orange Chicken. 5 servings per bag, it comes with a nice even two packets of orange sauce, and according to the label packs 21g / 320 kcal per serving for a .0656 index value. At $5 and change per bag, that's under $3 per meal for 2 very satisfying meals of nominally 52.5g protein each. If I was better about portioning and accessorizing, I could probably get 3 meals of a solid 35g each out of a bag, for under $2/meal. Then last ... (...more)
tue posted: Tue 2015-04-28 06:58:53 tags: diet
Visited L.- and ended up hanging out until 9 or 9:30 when I should have been making fp calls last night.

Trader Joe Chicken Enchiladas: 8g / 210 kcal = .0381 protein index, a bit below the .04 "mediocre" index baseline. TJ Beef Steak Burritos: 18g / 380 kcal = .0474 index value, about 1/3 of the way from "mediocre" to "good".

bean stew nutrition info posted: Fri 2012-11-30 10:23:53 tags: fitness, diet
Went a little crazy with bored eating yesterday, to the tune of 2617 kcal and 71.8g protein. Blame those darn Banquet pot pies and burrito trios. Or properly, blame the fact that I ate 2 pies and 6 burritos for a total of 2260 kcal in microwave convenience food alone. Today we have gym clothes ready in the car, and Friday evenings are a nice low-traffic time at the gym, so I didn't feel bad about breakfast (2 slices of bread with 2 tsp of PB each, 520 kcal / 22g protein) and a $4.44 Wendy's lunch: doubl... (...more)