Trying to honor the Spring & Easter rebirths by renewing myself through journaling more often (I tend to underestimate how much refined/fatty snacks I eat, so journaling helps keep me "honest").
So here is food for today:
8 am Breakfast
(at home) - 2 small bowls bran flakes w/1 banana, handful of raw pecans, topped w/plain unsweetened almond milk.
Plain iced tea (at work). Finally, the lethargy & morning brain fog from giving up caffeinated coffee seem to be over!!
(not real hungry today but I was getting dizzy):
- Leftover Pita Pizza ("Fast Pizza" adapted fm McDougall 12-Day Plan). 1 med whole-wheat pita topped w/tomato sauce, onions, peppers, artichoke hearts, mushrooms, radish sprouts. Heat in toaster oven till crispy.
The Pita Pizza was a hit with the family last night, but it needs to cook either longer or at a higher temp than stated in the McDougall book. My daughter of course just wanted cheese on hers. This is something we could make to use up leftover bits of veggies.
- Leftover Sunshine Fruit Salad (adapted fm McDougall 12-Day Plan). Fresh pineapple, blueberries, banana, & strawberries, tossed w/2 Tbsp orange juice concentrate & 1/4 tsp ea cardamom & nutmeg.
This fruit salad was also a hit with the family last night. I added cardamom to the recipe, as we all like the taste. This is something I could easily make with whatever fresh fruits we have on hand.
About 2 hrs later and GERD is kicking up. Absolutely no oils in what I ate so I'm not sure what is the cause.
- Eating alone so will probably have a mishmash of leftovers.
Wasa crackers, Cherry-essence dried plums, grapefruit, ... But haven't needed any so far.
Also, I wrote up a menu for the week so as to help keep to the shopping list and reduce supper-making stress. My goal is to come up with about 20 easy-to-make family favorites & then create a 4-week rotating menu w/shopping list, before Sept when I start grad school
Anyway, I'll check back later to see how reality matches up with the plan for today!