DarleneW101's Journal, 19 August 2012

We are having a family lunch at Joe's Crab Shack today. I thought it would be a good idea to look at the menu & nutritional info ahead of time. Their numbers seem a bit wacky to me. The ribeye is listed at 1150 cals, 82g fat, 26g carbs & 5g fiber. That must be with sides but it doesn't list any and I wasn't able to get the numbers to work using the info on the side items. An appetizer of mussels is listed at 1060 cals, 81g fat, 89g carbs & 5g fiber (wow - 3050 sodium!). I'm wondering where all the carbs & fiber is coming from. Even the Grilled Sunset Salmon is 890 cals, 45g fat, 66g carbs, 8g fiber and a whopping 3650 sodium.
I'm going to have to stick with simple items that I know and can enter as whole foods without a bunch of sauces. Maybe a garden salad with oil & vinegar, some crab legs, steamed old bay shrimp & steamed broccoli.

Diet Calendar Entries for 19 August 2012:
1529 kcal Fat: 101.53g | Prot: 103.40g | Carb: 31.32g.   Breakfast: light cream, bacon, cheddar cheese, real mayonnaise, julian amazing sourdough, splenda. Lunch: Dipping Butter, dungeness crab, shredded parmesan cheese, andouille sausage, Caesar Dressing, mussels, shrimp, snow crab. Dinner: Blue & Roquefort Cheese Salad Dressing, Fried Chicken Wing No Coating (Skin Eaten), Red Hot Buffalo Wing Sauce. Snacks/Other: broccoli, romaine, tomato, romaine lettuce. more...
3347 kcal Activities & Exercise: Sitting - 13 hours, Housework - 1 hour, Driving - 1 hour, Shopping - 1 hour, Sleeping - 8 hours. more...
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Wow, those seem high. I do know that Outback Steakhouse uses flour in their seasoning on steaks to help get that sear. Some places roll their baked potatoes in salt for a cripsy crust and they maybe counting that sodium in the main dish? Crab legs sound really good-can't go wrong there. Have a good Sunday. 
19 Aug 12 by member: rksoup

     
 

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