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Best Diet EVER!: Tea Party and Midnight Snack

Seriously, how can you call 5:2 a diet? On what diet can you eat this for breakfast:

Breakfast: 364 calories

  • 1 fried egg (92 cal)
  • 2 Maple Breakfast Sausage Links (92 cal)
  • 2 slices white bread (100 cal)
  • 5 spears asparagus (60 cal)
  • 15 g Boursin® Garlic and Fine Herb cheese (60 cal)

And then this for an afternoon delight...

Afternoon Tea

(not to be confused with High Tea)
glass of muscato to start off the tea on a happy foot!
Tea sandwiches (left to right): egg salad topped with langoustines;
Boursin, proscuitto and asparagus (my contribution), cream cheese and smoked salmon
homemade lemon cream scones
(at least I didn't touch the butter)
Clockwise from 12 o'clock: Russian tea cakes, Chocolate Sugar cookies, Macaroons with Guava jam, and Brownies.
All homemade!
Our host did an excellent job setting up a beautiful table.
loving this napkin

my place setting and a cute take home cookie gift bag

beautiful table and assortment of teas

AND I didn't even get a shot of the baked ricotta and crackers, the G√Ęteau Basque, toffee and taffy from Miette, clotted cream, lemon curd, strawberry and peach jams, and black tea with sugar and cream!!!

Let's just clock this afternoon tea at 1000 calories and call it a day. The only saving grace is that everything was cut into small serving sizes or else I could have done even more damage.

I think I can definitely live with this "diet" plan!

P.S. 3 am, post 3 vodka drink (520 calories) club excursion - Bacon Dog with everything: 380 calories

I was so hungry that I wolfed down half of this before remembering to take a picture
It's been a long time...
My day clocked in at 2264 calories.


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