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DIETARY REBOOT – Days 15 and 16

DIETARY REBOOT – Days 15 and 16

What an interesting journey this is turning out to be! It’s challenging me to create meals within certain parameters all the while staving off boredom. It does take a bit of extra work and for sure planning and prepping seems to be the key. Having a willing, enthusiastic and focused partner has kept me on track. So at the half way point of our Whole 3o Challenge on the menu board for today… Breakfast Prosciutto-Wrapped Mini Meatloaves I simply put…

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DIETARY REBOOT – Days 1 and 2

DIETARY REBOOT – Days 1 and 2

Here I am at the end of the second day of our Whole30 challenge. Still feeling great and proud of ourselves. We woke earlier than usual filled with energy. The reason for combining the first and second day is because it was easier for me to make enough on day one for leftovers on day two. A good strategy I think. The key to success is in the planning.   For breakfast we enjoyed this BLT Salad with a simple…

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YUMMY DIPS and SPREADS part 1: BEETROOT HUMMUS

YUMMY DIPS and SPREADS part 1: BEETROOT HUMMUS

On a recent visit to Rhode Island, for a Marine Systems/Marine Electrical Workshop a friend and I stopped at Trader Joe’s to buy some food for our hotel room. My first visit and what a treat! …lots of yummy temptations… My friend suggested we find things we have never had before.. Great idea! …so we bought Beetroot Hummus (among other things) Bright pink and pretty darned tasty. It made a great bed picnic treat after a long day on the…

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BUDDHA BOWLS with CREAMY CARROT GINGER DRESSING

BUDDHA BOWLS with CREAMY CARROT GINGER DRESSING

I’m not sure if there is a specific recipe for a Buddha bowl but in our galley it lends itself to all sorts of options… completely vegan, vegetarian with or without tofu or with animal protein or fish added. The rice can be cooked in 15 minutes in a pressure cooker. The sweet potatoes can be grilled on skewers on your barbecue or as I did this time, tossed in some oil (a splash of sesame oil added is great),…

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