Thinking of taking the plunge? Thinking of moving from ‘I’d really like to lose those extra pounds’ to “I’m really going to try the Fasting Lifestyle”? Welcome to a whole new you! Read this blog and eat these menus and it will be easier than you might think. Before you get started, read this: Losing Weight: 5 Things You Must Do Before Starting a Diet by Evie Carrick http://www.cheatsheet.com/health-fitness/things-to-do-before-starting-a-diet.html/3/
Smoked Sausage ScrOmelette: 299 calories 9.5 g fat 1.7 g fiber 16.6 g protein 33 g carbs 216.4 mg Calcium GF Having been gifted with the Dakin sausage, we decided to use some in a breakfast. The sausage adds a nice smokey Autumnal flavor to the eggs. If substututing another sausage, know that the 1/2-oz of Dakin sausage has 30 calories per ounce.
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 three 2-oz eggs into a jar with a lid and put it in the ‘fridge for next week. 1/2 oz Dakin Farm cob-smoked chicken sausage, diced 1.5 tsp oregano and parsley, chopped 1 oz apple blackish coffee or blackish tea or lemon in hot water 5-6 oz green smoothie or fruit smoothie or unpasturized apple cider
Heat a well-seasoned cast iron or non-stick pan and spritz it with oil or cooking spray. Add the prepared sausage and stir to heat . Whisk the eggs with the herbs and a grind of pepper and pour into the pan, stirring to incorporate the sausage. Cook to your favorite degree of doneness. Slice the fruit, pour your beverages and off you go.
Chicken Curry: 220 calories 1.6 g fat 8 g fiber 18.5 protein 31 g carbs 71 mg Calcium PB GF Curry is always a favorite and Craig Claiborne made it safe for dieters in his book Gourmet Diet.
curry sauce [makes 3 cups sauce. you need 3/4 cup for tonight’s dinner]: 1 cup onion, chopped 1 clove garlic, minced 1/2 cup celery, chopped 1 cup apple, peeled, and diced 1-2 Tablespoons curry powder 3/4 tsp dry mustard 1 bay leaf 3 cups chicken broth 1/2 cup water Spritz a sauce pan twice with cooking oil and add 2 Tbsp water. Sauté the onion, garlic, celery, and apple until soft. Sprinkle the curry and mustard on top. Stir in the bay leaf, broth, and water. Let cook down until it measures 3 cups. Measure out 3/4 cup for this recipe, then cool and freeze the remainder.
now complete the curry: 1.5 oz carrot rounds 1/2 cup small cauliflower florets 1.5 oz cooked chicken breast, cut in 1/2” dice or smaller 3 Tbsp peas 1/4 cup boiled yellow lentils ¼ cup diced cucumber + 1/4 cup diced tomatoes
Steam or boil the carrots and cauliflower. Boil the lentils. Warm the sauce, add the chicken, peas, cooked carrots and cauliflower and heat. Taste for seasonings. Plate with the lentils and top with cucumbers and tomatoes.