Wednesday, June 9, 2010

I'll Have a Cupcake. And a Side Salad, Please.

I am thinking of cupcakes. Chocolate ones with peanut butter frosting and key lime ones with limey-cream cheese frosting and cream-filled vanilla ones with chocolate ganache frosting.

I am thinking about a gluten-free chocolate cupcake with cream cheese frosting and a sprinkling of coconut.

Because I am eating one. And it is delicious.

Then I wonder how many calories in a chocolate gluten-free cupcake? and I then I wonder how many calories in cream cheese frosting? and, of course, these answers and more are right here at my fingertips. On the internet.

Gluten-Free Chocolate Cupcake - 101
Cream Cheese Frosting - 145

More? Glad you asked.

Straight from

Tip: Try one of these other items instead of the Cream Cheese Frosting to consume fewer calories.
(96 fewer calories)

Really? Cheese macaroni salad is considered a viable substitute for cream cheese frosting? On a chocolate cupcake?

Note: Wow.

Still more? Glad you asked.

Again, these facts courtesy of

You could burn off the 145 calories from this Cream Cheese Frosting in a variety of ways:
Walking - on crutches for 37 minutes

Note: Huh. Crutches? Milking cows? Eating in church?

Probably more of the gosh-darned Macaroni Cheese Salad, no less.

Heck, yes!

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