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How Many Calories in a Burn's Supper and Ways to Burn Them Off!

24th January 2018

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On average there are 1,303 calories in one helping of your Burn's night feast (but then who ever has just one helping?.

Discover the calorie breakdown of the main components of a Burn's supper and some inventive ways to burn your way through it!

Haggis
Calorie Count:
100g of haggis is ~285 calories
This is predominantly made up from the high fat content.
Burn Exercise:
Swimming at moderate intensity for 35 mins.

Vegetarian Haggis
Calorie Count:
100g of veggie haggis is ~273 calories
Burn Exercise:
Running for 30 mins

Mashed Tatties (potatoes) with Butter
Mashed tatties to haggis is like a sporran to a kilt - one is just not as good without the other.
Calorie Count
200g of mashed potato is ~153 calories
*Burn Exercise
Ceilidh Dancing for 25 mins

*Note, the number of calories will depend on the amount of butter, milk or cream you choose to use.

Mashed Neeps (turnip) with Butter
Like mashed potato, the number of calories in your mashed neeps will depend on the amount of butter you choose use.
Calorie Count
200g of mashed turnip is ~200 calories
*Burn Exercise
An hour of strength training (weight lifting and exercises)

*Note, like mashed tatties, the number of calories will depend on the amount of butter you choose to use.

Whisky Cream Sauce
Although not essential, a whisky sauce can transform your Burn's Dinner into a mouth-watering delight. Its main ingredients are cream, spices and of course, whisky.
Calorie Count
A drizzle of whisky sauce is ~110 calories
Burn Exercise
15 mins of rowing at moderate intensity

Cranachan
This traditional Scottish dessert is a mixture of whisky, whipped cream, honey and raspberries, topped with toasted oats and it is as scrumptious as it sounds.
Calorie Count
A generous glass of cranachan is ~420 calories
Burn Exercise
55 mins cycling on an exercise bike

Coffee, Tablet and a Wee Dram
Dinner isn't complete until you’ve had a coffee, a piece of tablet and a wee dram of whisky.
Calorie Count
Cup of black coffee is ~2 calories
Piece of tablet is ~55 calories
A dram of whisky is ~78 calories

Burn Exercise
10 minutes of squash at high intensity

For lots more about Burns suppers see -
[url=https://www.myprotein.com/thezone/nutrition/burns-night-haggis-tatties-neeps/]Is Haggis Good for You? | A Guide to Burn's Night Supper[/url]

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