TATS Tartine

by Khushboo on August 3, 2015

When people tell me they don’t like dessert and/or chocolate, I almost stare blankly…er how can anyone NOT!  That being said, I’m sure others feel the same about me when it comes to bacon.  I can happily eat meats like zebra, kangaroo, venison & beef but there’s something about pork that just doesn’t sit well with me.  Unfortunately that means certain pork ‘delicacies’ are out of the question for me, including the famous BLT sandwich combo. What’s not so unfortunate is that it recently inspired me to come up with a similar (if not better), meal that A) tastes phenomenal & B) contains a much more impressive nutritional profile.  Friends, let me introduce you to the TATS Tartine: Turkey  bacon, Avocado, Tomato & Spinach. 

TATS Tartine

I needed a quick dinner after Body Pump last week before heading out again to meet some friends and this did the trick – 7 minutes later, I was eating a sandwich that contained a good balance of complex carbs & lean protein.  Unlike a regular BLT sandwich which calls for lashings of mayo, mashed avocado adds a creamy texture along with heart-healthy fats, potassium & fiber. 

TATS Tartine Set-Up

Rather than using lettuce, this TATS Tartine uses spinach as that’s all I had in my fridge.  Unlike lettuce which is mainly water, spinach contains a plethora of nutrients.   According to studies, spinach has twice as much potassium, protein, calcium, iron, niacin and vitamins A, C, B, C and B-12 as any other leaf vegetable.

TATS Tartine with Sriracha

I recently added these Mattessons Smoked Turkey Bacon Rashers to my last Sainsbury’s online order and I’m obsessed.  Unlike many processed turkey bacons, these are 100% turkey breast.  Four rashers contain a mere 106 calories, 0.8g of fat, and a whopping 23.6 grams of protein…not too shabby compared to the equal amount of ‘real’ bacon: 194 calories, 10.8g of fat & 24g of protein!  And [click to continue…]

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