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What Would You Order?

Lisa Eirene

About Lisa Eirene Lisa lost 110 pounds through calorie counting and exercise. She swims, bikes, runs, hikes and is enjoying life in Portland, Oregon. Her weight loss story has been featured in First Magazine, Yahoo Health, Woman's Day and

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  1. Kristina @ spabettie

    I love this game! 😉 …I am usually pretty good at it… it is amazing how many calories are in some things… and how LARGE the portions are.

    Many items give me a sick feeling just reading about them…

    1. Lisa Eirene

      It’s the salads that get me…I try to be healthy and then POW! 2000 calories!

  2. Lisa (bakebikeblog)

    wow – how interesting!!!! It can really be a trap sometimes!

  3. Amber from Girl with the Red Hair

    We very, very rarely eat out (like once a month) so I usually give myself a little bit of leeway when we do! I don’t like to order anything I could easily make at home though so salad is out for me. Actually, we usually only get sushi when we eat out since that’s something we definitely don’t make at home (even though we have before!)

    It is crazy to think of the calories in restaurant/fast food meals though, and people who eat like that EVERY DAY wonder why we have such an obesity problem in North America. Sigh. I really like the idea of restaurants posting calories ON their menu’s, I think it would help a lot of people (myself included!) make more informed decisions!

    1. Lisa Eirene

      I agree, I want to make an informed decision.

      I suppose we eat out a little more often than I need to be doing but I do my best making good choices. Not only that–I want to order something we don’t (or can’t) make at home.

  4. blackhuff

    Very nice article.
    I do remember that in the past when I did visit restuarants or have a Happy Hour, I did not make any smart choices about my food or drink. Nowadays I’m more focussed on the calorie intake of each food or dish.
    2/3 right for me! Yay!

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