Jan. 27: What I Ate. Look at All Those Colors!

Jan. 27: What I Ate. Look at All Those Colors!

Jan. 27: What I Ate. Look at All Those Colors!

Outrageous experiments in sensible eating.
Jan. 27 2011 8:00 PM

Jan. 27: What I Ate. Look at All Those Colors!

Since I went to bed without dinner last night, I was starving this morning. Breakfast No. 1: Kashi Go Lean cereal with skim milk and banana slices.

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Ellen Tarlin is a former Slate copy chief and writer of the "Clean Plate" blog. Her essays have appeared in the Boston Globe, the Boston PhoenixBrooklyn Bridge, Bark, and  the RISK storytelling podcast. Follow her on Twitter.

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Breakfast No. 2: Kale, garlic, mushroom, and provolone omelet; whole-wheat toast with jam and a tiny bit of butter (almost none was left); cantaloupe; coffee with skim milk.

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Lunch: let's-finish-the-berries-already smoothie: orange juice, banana, blueberries, blackberries.

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And let's-finish-the-lentils-and-brown-rice-already.

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Dinner: a big salad. Look at all those colors!

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Dessert: chocolates. See? I have a chocolate problem.

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