Summer Day

I hope the weather is nice where you are.  We are in full Summer, so there should be lots of vegetables and fruit in our diet.  That’s every day, not only on a Fast Day. Today’s menu features the fresh strawberries which currently abound.

Vegetable-Chèvre Omelette 293 calories 9.3 g fat  2.3 g fiber    17 g protein 32.4 g carb   247 mg Calcium   PB GF           Take advantage of the goodness of vegetables and use up some left-overs at the same time! Win-win.Veg:chevre omelette

1 ½ two-oz eggs HINT: If you are serving one person, crack three 2-oz eggs into a small bowl or glass measuring cup. Whip up those eggs and pour half of their volume, crack 3 2-oz eggs into a jar with a lid and put it in the ‘fridge for next week.                                               1/2 Tbsp soft goat cheese [chèvre]                                                                                                                              1/4 cup coarsely chopped cooked summer squash/ green beans/ broccoli/ HINT: prepare extra vegetables at dinner on Wednesday or Sunday and save for this meal the following Fast Day                                                                                                                                                                 salt, pepper, herbs of your choice                                                                                                                   1.5 oz strawberries [ or  2 oz apple]                                                                                                                     blackish coffee or blackish tea or lemon in hot water                                                                                   5-6 oz green smoothie or fruit smoothie or unpasturized apple cider

Add the cheese to the chopped vegetables and stir with a fork to distribute the cheese through the vegetables. Spritz a fry pan with olive oil or non-stick spray and heat. Whisk the eggs and pour them into the pan. As bottom of eggs begins to set, put the vegetables and seasonings on the eggs. Cook to your liking, fold and plate with the fruit. Pour your beverages and have a great day.

Lamb Salad  299 calories  15.6 g fat  1.9 g fiber  26.5 g protein  5.5 g carbs   71.6 mg Calcium  GF A summer Sunday dinner could involve a grilled leg of lamb….yummmmm. Save a few slices to make this salad. This meal is great for sharing with a guest: doubles well.Seder Salad

¾ cup salad greens                                                                                                                                                 1.5 oz cooked lamb, from the leg or other lean cut                                                                                       1 walnut half                                                                                                                                                           ½ hardboiled egg                                                                                                                                                  ½ oz fresh strawberries, sliced in half                                                                                                                 1 tsp horseradish dressing**

**horseradish dressing                                                                                                                                             1 Tbsp mayonnaise made with olive oil                                                                                                         ½ tsp prepared [purchased in a jar] horseradish                                                                                          2 Tbsp parsley, chopped                                                                                                                                       2 tsp vinegar                                                                                                                                                       Whisk all ingredients together. Save unused portion for some other salad.

Chop the walnut into large pieces and toast in a dry skillet until fragrant. Cut egg into wedges, slice the lamb and berries. Toss the greens with the dressing and arrange other ingredients to suit the eye.

 

There is a lot of wisdom in the following article.  Think about your goals and what you hope to achieve by them.   Do You Want to Lose Weight More Than Anything?

 http://www.huffingtonpost.com/jenn-hand/do-you-want-to-lose-weight-more-thananything_b_9532458.html?

 

 

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