Tuesday, May 10, 2011

Day 9

Be prepared to feel like you're spoiling yourself! Today you get back much more into your diet. Feel free to incorporate lentils, beans, and nuts.

Breakfast
  • Smoothie: banana, vanilla almond milk, frozen berries, 2 scoops of powder, water, 1 tsp agave nectar
  • gluten free toast with almond butter
Lunch
  • Greek Salad (recipe below)
  • any leftover rice you may have in your fridge with a drizzle of olive oil
Snacks
  • handful of raw almonds
  • hummus with carrots and celery
Dinner
  • Quinoa with roasted vegetables (recipe below)
Dessert
  • Strawberry "milk shake"- frozen strawberries, 1 tsp agave nectar, almond milk, ice, 1/4 c greek plain yogurt, 1 tbsp almond butter

Greek Salad
  • Top a bed of lettuce with chopped tomato, red onion, cucumber, olives, and chick peas
  • Mix in a small container 4 tbsp olive oil, 1-2 tbsp lemon juice, dash of salt and pepper, and 1/2 tsp of thyme and rosemary- shake vigorously and pour on salad
Quinoa & Roasted Vegetables
  • Make quinoa according to box instructions (quinoa is a grain and located near rice usually)
  • Heat 2-3 tbsp safflower oil in saute pan on medium heat
  • Add chopped vegetables- I used halved brussel sprouts, sliced portobellas, and sliced green pepper
  • Cook mixed vegetables for about 10 minutes, or until soft
  • add on top of quinoa and sprinkle with parsley and chopped tomatoes

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