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Valentine’s Oats

1 Sep

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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.

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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

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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?

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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.

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Pretty drink ever, hands down.

For dinner, tomato sauce, okra and tofu.

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Balanced and tasty!

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Desert was a piece of dark chocolate.

Night!

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.

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

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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.

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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!