Grab and Go

Don’t have time or don’t like to cook?   These are snacks and small meals.  One of our favorites is fresh fruit with cheese.  

Here are some portable basics you can bring with you in a light cooler:  


This is a cornerstone of the Contra Diet because it contains all three macronutrients:  protein, carbs and fat plus a source of calcium that your body can assimilate easily.  It lacks iron that you can get in eggs.


Hard boiled and sprinkled lightly with salt or deviled eggs


Fresh and preferably organic


Hard cheeses:   Manchego, Comte and Parmesan Reggiano 

Fresh cheeses:  ricotta, cottage and cream cheese

Fruit Juice

Preferably organic


With cream/milk and real sweetener:  table sugar, honey, maple syrup