Dinner Recap and a Fun Run

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Good morning! Dinner at Seasons 52 was so fun.


I love this restaurant.  Everything on the menu is under 475 calories and nothing is deep fried or coated in butter.


I had roasted quail in a whiskey-maple syrup sauce with whipped sweet potato and roasted veggies.


It was soooo good.  The quail melted in my mouth! It was especially delicious with my glass of Riesling. Future Husband had crab-stuffed shrimp — it was also divine!


We split four of the shot-glass desserts.


From left to right:  caramel macchiato, pecan pie, key lime pie, peanut butter swirl.  I tried a bit of each and then ate the rest of the pecan pie (Future Hus devoured the rest).


When I woke up, I wasn’t very hungry so I just made an English muffin sammie with a fried egg and some cheddar cheese.


Then, I went on a quick run.  I did 3.5 miles in the SUNSHINE!!! Yay for weekend runs!


  • Duration: 33 minutes
  • Average Heart Rate: 163 bpm
  • Maximum Heart Rate: 182 bpm
  • Calories Burned: 285


After the run, I made a quickie lunch.  After microwaving a small sweet potato, I topped it with black beans.


Knowing I also needed some fat, I added a few slices of chicken deli meat and cheese to the side.


Plus, a side salad:


Time to get going! I’m meeting Meghann, her sister, and a reader named Jen for a bike ride! 🙂


Have a great day!


Oh- edited to add: a few of those candy cane oreos just snuck into my mouth! I’m giving the rest to Future Husband.



  • ashley (sweet and natural) November 22, 2008, 9:53 am

    Yay for dinner dates! I love those little shot glass desserts – because mini things are cute. But knowing my sweet tooth, I’d probably feel jipped about not getting a full size treat!

  • therunningaddict November 22, 2008, 9:57 am

    The shot glass desserts idea is really good! I would die for caramel macchiato or the peanut swirl!

  • Nellie November 22, 2008, 9:59 am

    mmmm everything looks amazing! especially the shot glass desserts!

    enjoy the weekend!

  • Justine November 22, 2008, 10:02 am

    I remember seeing this restaurant before…I think when Jenna went with a bunch of people? It sounded awesome then and it still does! Especially those cute little desserts! 🙂

    Good idea on giving the rest of the cookies to FH. I get that way with some things, too. Unfortunately, my boyfriend doesn’t love sweets nearly as much as I do so sometimes it doesn’t quite work out.

  • loveofoats.com November 22, 2008, 10:43 am

    cute desserts!!!

    that restaurant sounds perfect.

  • Tami November 22, 2008, 11:06 am

    i am offically jealous of you and your running outside, it’s freezing here, a high of 24* here today in new hampshire

  • Oh She Glows November 22, 2008, 11:10 am

    That restaurant looks great!
    Do they post the calorie counts on the menu or something?

    Great job on the run this morning 🙂

  • magpie November 22, 2008, 11:41 am

    That restaurant sounds like my kind of place 🙂 I don’t think I’ve ever tried quail, but it looks delish!

  • girlrunningaround November 22, 2008, 11:50 am

    Those desserts look delish!

  • Joanna November 22, 2008, 12:02 pm

    holy crap. those little desserts look amazing!!! pf changs sells little ones like this, but seasons 52 looks way better.

  • VeggieGirl November 22, 2008, 12:45 pm

    I WANT ALL THE SWEET POTATO DISHES!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! And the desserts from last night as well 😉

    Have fun with Meghann and the gang today!!

  • Erica November 22, 2008, 12:58 pm

    What a cool restaurant! Everything looks delicious! Glad you had fun 😉 Your eats so far today look incredible (especially that yummy egg sandwich!) Have fun on the bike ride!!

  • glidingcalm November 22, 2008, 1:00 pm

    that quail looks amazing! and so many sweet potatoes in one post… i can’t take it! haha

    have a great weekend Caitlin!

  • Girl on Top November 22, 2008, 1:14 pm

    seasons 52 is the best place for a healthy meal!

  • Tim Rosanelli November 22, 2008, 1:27 pm

    Wow! Those shot glass desserts look tempting!

    Tim Rosanelli

  • HangryPants November 22, 2008, 2:20 pm

    What a fun restaurant! I wonderhow they came up with that calorie number. Have a good bike ride.

  • just me November 22, 2008, 3:06 pm

    what a great restaurant!!! sounds like somewhere i’m going to need to visit when i get out there! have a great bike ride w/ the girls!

    and i’m still jealous of your cabot…and glad you’re enjoying the tj’s cookies!

  • Katie November 22, 2008, 3:29 pm

    I love date nights! Those shot glass desserts are such a great idea. Who would choose one when you can try four?

  • Meg November 22, 2008, 4:02 pm

    Love the shot glass desserts! All the food looks delicious!

  • Joan Nova November 23, 2008, 4:32 am

    You really are dedicated. Keep up the resolve. I love Seasons 52 … it’s trendy, upscale, and great food even for folks who are not on a calorie budget.

  • inmytummy November 23, 2008, 6:21 am

    Seasons 52 is probably my favorite restaurant. Have you ever tried the flatbread? It’s divine.

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