Saint Andrew

How this Fast Diet Lifestyle works: Eat these meals tomorrow. On Monday, eat the meals that will be posted on Sunday.  Eat sensibly the other days of the week.  That’s it.  Simple way to lose weight and be healthier.

Tomorrow will be the Feast of Saint Andrew, identified as the first Apostle.  He began life as a fisherman on the Sea of Galilee until a life-changing invitation to join Jesus of Nazareth in spreading the gospel. He is associated with the account of the Loaves & Fishes. His name is of Greek origin [meaning ‘manly’] and he is considered to be the Apostle to the Greeks.  In recognition of his work as a fisherman, we’ll have a breakfast containing fish.  Andrew is also the Patron Saint of Scotland, so we will enjoy a dinner with a Caledonian connection.

Mackerel-Leek ScrOmelette:     298 calories    9.8 g fat      3 g fiber      18 g protein   34.8 g carbs    222 mg Calcium   PB GF    If you can’t find fresh mackerel, substitute another high-Omega-3 fish like salmon or tuna .Mackerel ScrOmelette

1 ½ 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, into a jar with a lid and put it in the ‘fridge for next week                                                                                                       1 oz cooked mackerel                                                                                                                                            1.5 oz leeks                                                                                                                                                                   1/4-1/2 tsp of Dijon mustard                                                                                                                                   1 oz strawberries                                                                                                                                             blackish coffee or blackish tea or lemon in hot water                                                                               5-6 oz green or fruit smoothie or unpasteurized apple cider

Corned Beef & Cabbage:   299 calories      22 g fat    3.8 g fiber     22.7 g protein    14.8 g carbs 220.5 mg Calcium   PB    Fannie Farmer provides the inspiration for this recipe. Add deli corned beef to creamed cabbage with cheese, and you are in the spirit of St Andrew’s Day in America.Corned Beef & Cabbage

3 cups sliced cabbage                                                                                                                                             ¼ cup plain béchamel sauce                                                                                                                                          2 oz corned beef [pre-sliced from the deli] cut into strips                                                                             ½ oz deli Swiss cheese salt & pepper

Steam the cabbage for 5 minutes. Stir in the bechamel sauce, corned beef, and seasonings. Put into an oven-proof dish and lay the cheese slice on top. Bake at 350 degrees F. until the cheese melts.

Ingredients for next week: breakfast, single portion

1 two-oz egg recipes for sauces useful for Fast meals
 1/4 cup radish sprouts
 cottage cheese
Whatever you need for your smoothie Whatever you need for your hot beverage
Whatever you need for your hot beverage Whatever you need for your smoothie

Dinner, single portion:

 Boston lettuce  +  grape tomatoes  recipes for sauces useful for Fast meals
 apple  + cooked chicken breast meat
 chickpeas  +  soft goat cheese
 pinenuts +  Medjool date
 shallot + cinnamon
 olive oil  + balsamic vinegar
Sparkling water Sparkling water

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