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!!!
Tomorrow marks a week! YAHOO! How is everyone doing? I just have a few things to report today: I feel like a kid. Kid-like energy, kid-like excitement for things, kid-like hunger, like how much I cannot WAIT for dinner. Apparently, my breath stinks. The hub let me know. It’s either all the salads I’m eating, or maybe it’s that Keto thing where your mouth feels … Continue reading Day 6.
This is easy. And just an idea. It’s that yummy Cold Sesame Salad from a few days ago…https://pixyskansascity.com/2019/01/06/cold-sesame-salad-w-sunshine-sauce/ And the Spicy Thai Meatballs, heated up from the freezer…https://pixyskansascity.com/2019/01/06/spicy-thai-meatballs/ Some Bibb lettuce, crunchy red pepper, raw cashews, and some hot sauce. And you have some pretty yummy lettuce wraps! Okay, I’m getting weird. I’ve been posting too many recipes and I can’t write anything intelligent. Till … Continue reading Spicy Asian Lettuce Wraps.
This was the most simple dinner, and the most delicious. What does that tell ya? Quality ingredients RULE! That’s wild-caught Alaskan sockeye from Costco. It cost an arm and a leg, but I cut it into more than 12 3-oz portions, and froze them individually. I put the salmon steaks on foil, drizzled them with olive oil and lemon juice, and sprinkled with seasoning salt. … Continue reading Grilled Salmon w/Greek Salad.
WHOLE 30 ROCKS!!! Well, it rocks when you figure out that you need something to look forward to every single day. If it’s food ~ and it can be food that’s on-plan ~ you have a winner! It was Saturday Night and we needed a treat. We didn’t eat past 8PM, we didn’t go out, we watched a dumb movie at home and stayed on … Continue reading Almond Joy Truffles.
Can you even SEE the salad for all that beautiful avocado? Man, what a photo hog. COLD SESAME SALAD W/SUNSHINE SAUCE (Sunshine Sauce is a Whole 30 recipe you can use instead of peanut sauce, but when I made it, I felt like it needed a little tweaking for my taste.) Here’s what I did: THE SUNSHINE SAUCE, PIXY STYLE In a blender, drop in … Continue reading Cold Sesame Salad w/Sunshine Sauce.