Trudging through these days. That‘s a word, right? Trudging? I am really struggling this week. My beloved coffee has been ripped away from me. I‘m trying to heal my digestion and this is the next step, along with all the other things I‘ve eliminated. This is rough. And so not fair. And what‘s even funnier is ~ it really doesn‘t have anything to do with … Continue reading Day 15 & 16.
I feel like this is a milestone day! Two weeks we’ve been on this plan, and we haven’t slipped up once! I’m SHOCKED. No one is more shocked than I am. We have passed a few difficult tests, kind of like the Fire Swamp in The Princess Bride? Except our Rodents of Unusual Size are cocktail parties and Wednesday night church choir wine breaks. HA! … Continue reading Day 14!!!
Okay, it’s getting a little too meaty around here. I never thought I’d eat so much meat. But I’m just trying to stay in this reset. Maybe tomorrow I’ll try to give it a rest with the meat. In the meantime, here’s a mouth-watering picture of our dinner ~ pork chops and applesauce! (And waaay too little spinach, but that’s all we had!) I had … Continue reading Pork Chops & Applesauce.
It’s our last Sunday night before our rehearsals begin again. And then we won’t have a single free Sunday evening until the middle of May. So we wanted to celebrate. And also celebrate making it through another weekend on the Whole 30!!!! Yahoo! Here’s what we made tonight: GRILLED STEAK W/CARAMELIZED MUSHROOMS AND ONIONS You know, a really nice steak can be split in half … Continue reading Surf & Turf.
Day 12 is coming to a close. 12 days? That’s almost two weeks! I’m already plotting and scheming ~ “What am I going to eat when I’m off of this plan? Is everything going to fall apart? I don’t want to lose this feeling!” I’m sitting in the lobby of the Westin Crown Center, in Kansas City, which is where we have our gym. The … Continue reading Day 12.
Here is a great new hot drink for your Whole 30 enjoyment! CHAI TEA Boil at least 2 cups water and drop in the following: cinnamon sticks cardomom pods allspice or cloves whole star anise pods I bought a chai mix at my local spice store, to make it easier and cheaper. You could even add black peppercorns, or black tea leaves. Steep the aromatics … Continue reading Chai Spiced Hot Apple Cider.
This is a Nigella Lawson recipe… By the way, isn’t she the most beautiful woman you’ve ever seen? She is most definitely the goal ~ fun, classy, real, not a toothpick, glamorous as all get-out. This is a great sub for pizza, when you’re ready to reach for the phone a dial up your local pizzeria for a delivery. The Hub says you can’t really … Continue reading Meatzza.
These are the hardest days, apparently. That’s what the book says, and it’s also what a good friend of mine says as well. She said she was super down on Day 11. Well, here we are at Day 11, and I’m ready to fight through! This post is a little longer than normal. I might need to use you all as my therapist throughout these … Continue reading Day 10 & 11.
OOPS!! Didn’t get to day 8 in time! How is everyone doing? I can’t BELIEVE I’ve stayed true to this thing for this long!!! YAHOO! I’ve NEVER done that. I actually thought I wasn’t capable of this kind of thing, after trying so many times and falling off. One of the things that has really helped me stay on-plan is the section in the book … Continue reading Day 8 & 9!!!
DAY SEVEN DAY SEVEN DAY SEVEN!!!! That is all. Okay, I guess I have more to say than that! I made a new fancy drink today! Remember the first one? The lemonade sweetened with pineapple? That was lovely. And turns out, the hub and I really only needed a little bit in the bottom of the glass, and filled the rest up with sparkling … Continue reading DAY 7!!!!