The Macro Cheatsheet
Know what you eat
One of the hardest things about creating recipes is pinning down the nutritional information. Nutritional labels vary widely across different brands of lentils, beans, cheese, etc. as serving sizes can be different. A standardized table is what you need to filter the noise.
Q: What are macros?
A: Macronutrients. These are what “calories” are made of - protein, carbs and fat.
I’ve simplified this information for ingredients I frequently use in my recipes. Now you have a rule of thumb for a family of nutrients! It’s a great toolkit to create your own recipes.
I’ve sorted this by protein content as that’s the most common question.
But now you know which foods to target if you want more or less protein, fat or carbs! I’ll keep refining this cheatsheet as I continue to collect data.
Stay tuned for fun and delicious recipes that I’ll post later this week!
Disclaimer: Nutritional information is provided on a best efforts basis. This dataset is in dire need of scrubbing!
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