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March 15, 2006

cereal

man, i love cereal. fast and easy. my favorite.

kashi nuggets: basically like grape nuts. good stuff. lots of whole grain goodness and all that.

kashi go lean: packed with soy protein. only $2.50 at whole foods. 8 solid servings for that price. ah yeah. throw a banana or some raisins in with milk and toast and you have a good solid breakfast. perfect for hotel rooms...

muesli: i have a recipe to make it at home at a fraction the cost (see the extended entry). basically an alternative to oatmeal. an acquired taste.

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cottage cheese and fruit

cottage cheese is a great protein source (it is whey, after all) and makes a great option for travel or work as it keeps well. try this snack for high protein and low fat. a good option if you're likely to eat out at night and want to keep your fat intake minimal before hand. it is high in sugar, so reduce the raisins for less sugar and up the wheat thins for something more lasting or have some nuts.

mix up and eat:

  • 1/2-1 cup cottage cheese (provides 14 g protein per 1/2 C)
  • 1/4 C raisins
  • 1 banana, sliced
  • 1 serving wheat thins (16 crackers)

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