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Valentine’s Oats

1 Sep


If nothing else, I found a recipe to make on Valentine’s Day! Raspberries, chia seeds, oats and almond milk! It wasn’t my favorite but not bad either.

For lunch, I had leftovers of that tofu, okra, tomato sauce dish last night. I cannot get enough of it! Especially with a piece of bread ripped up and mixed it, like a perfect stew.


In honor of the first of September and therefore, the first of fall (in my mind), I made Curried Carrot Soup! Carrots, onion, garlic, curry and sesame oil is all it needed but I also added some chickpeas for protein. It was the most colorful dinner I had in awhile.

All through through the day, I must’ve had at least 5 figs. My tongue feels SO odd right now, all tingly!

I was exhausted all day today, remind me not to stay up until 1 am on Skype! It’s becoming an almost nightly thing these days.

I finished another chapter of my summer homework and just have one left. I am NOT going to have a fun time in these classes, I think I got myself into a little bit too deep water.

We’ll see!


Looking Unappealing

31 Aug


Man, I just have this thing where I can’t eat anything that doesn’t look like dirt and rocks on bread. Oh eggplants, how can you look so bad and taste so good?


Mmm. Served with a salad of cukes, tomatoes and pico de gallo. With desert of a couple cherries.

After lunch, I went to costco where I, of course, partook in the samplings. Most interesting was a veggie burger in the protein aisles! I always scout the grounds and come back to my mom with the daily assortment of chicken burgers, greasy sausages and fish dumplings but I was never able to eat much. I was really happy to see that there because I just ran out of veggie burgers a week ago and my protein had been a little low.

Other notable snacks included Annie’s fruit snacks (not how my childhood self remembered them!), Blendtec-made almond milk (note to self: make this!), clumpy muscle milk (oh god, what did I just drink?), and a fudgesicle. You can’t go wrong with fudgesicles.

When I got home, I had a glass of agua fresca. Not quite how I remembered it but that’s probably because the only three ingredients we used with overripe cantaloupe, underripe watermelon and ice.

agua fresca

Pretty drink ever, hands down.

For dinner, tomato sauce, okra and tofu.


Balanced and tasty!


Desert was a piece of dark chocolate.


Leafless Salad

30 Aug

I remember when I didn’t like salads. When I thought they were just lettuce and limp chicken. Most of my salads don’t even have lettuce anymore! For example, tonight’s dinner.


In the bowl, I have some tomato, cucumber, and underneath: green peas! Just a bit of salt on top finished it up.


Once I made a little room in the bowl, I mixed in the corn. I miss the days that I could eat corn on the cob but these pieces make it absurdly fun for a vegetable.


Later, I realized that I didn’t have an protein at dinner so I has a half cup of kashi cereal and a spinach pancake.

I’ve definitely been noticing that I’m choosing to eat a vegan diet. A few years ago, I dropped red meat. Then poultry. A month or two ago, I dropped fish. Now I’ve been choosing less and less animal products. I don’t drink milk, eat yogurt, butter, or eggs anymore. I have to admit, giving up cheese is going to be killer. And I haven’t been adamant about dairy products in prepared foods either.

We’ll see how it goes though!