Friday, July 15, 2011

Starbucks Bistro Boxes

Ok, so I'm not currently eating these, but how delicious do they look?

Starbucks recently launched these new Bistro Boxes. From what I understand, they are all under 500 calories. I'm a fan of the Protein Plate option at Starbucks when I need a light lunch or a bit of a heartier snack, so I'm delighted to see them and can't wait to try them out. In a few weeks. When I can have starchy things again. Like, maybe 4.

But until I can buy one, it really got me thinking about how I could make my own lunch more appealing, at least visually. I could roll up some turkey breast meat, make a little container for my salsas, cut my veggies neatly, arrange it all in a box. I'd look forward to that, instead of just a tupperware filled with some lettuce and chicken I threw in haphazardly.

Do you make 'pretty' meals for yourself?

Starbucks did not pay me for this. In fact, I paid them by visiting the location closest to me not once, but twice yesterday.


Erin said...

It's so hard for me to make lunches that are even appetizing. I am starting the 17 day diet Sunday. You are doing good, I hope I can stick with it. I will keep reading! Are you on twitter?

Meg said...

Thanks Erin - good luck!

I am on twitter - @meg_inthecity

Trina a.k.a. Me So Hongry... said...

Those look great! I didn't know Starbucks has those. I'm not a coffee drinker. I think I'm going to try to make something like that for myself.

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