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.
‘Hot enough for ya?’ [my father scorned people who said that.] ‘Hotter than the hinges of Hades.‘ [my mother would say this one.] ‘Hot enough to fry an egg on the sidewalk.‘ ‘Some like it hot.’ ‘Hot town, summer in the city…‘ How hot has it been in your Northern Hemisphere location this summer? Some people find it easier to diet in the summer, some the reverse. We find it easy to prepare simple foods which meet our requirements for a Fasting day as well as for enervating weather conditions.
The breakfast is based on ingredients from a favorite restaurant’s pizza. The pizza was baked in a brick oven and came sizzling to the table. In your own kitchen, under cooler circumstances, you can make a no-fuss breakfast. The dinner is simplicity itself since the roasting was done in advance, and it can be carried to the nearest shady spot for consumption.
ForeStreet ScrOmelette: 278 calories 8.7 g fat 3 g fiber 15.8 g protein 35 g carbs 228 mg Calcium PB GF Based on a pizza from one of our favorite Portland, Maine restaurants, these flavors are teriffic together.
Three 2-oz eggs of which you will use 1 ½ eggs per person 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. 1/8 oz bleu cheese 1/4 oz mushrooms 1/8 oz leeks 1 oz pear Blackish coffee or tea or lemon with hot water 5-6 oz fruit smoothie or natural apple cider
Spritz a non-stick pan with olive oil or non-stick spray. Slice the leeks and saute with the mushrooms until both are cooked. Whisk in the eggs and pour over the leeks and mushrooms. As the eggs begin to set, crumble the bleu cheese on top. Scramble or cook as an omelette. Plate with the pear, serve with the beverages of choice. Breakfast in a cool kitchen on a warm morning.
Pork Salad: 144 calories 4 g fat 2.4 g fiber 17 g protein 7 g carbs [6.8 g Complex] 43 mg Calcium PB GF When there is leftover meat from a roast, the easiest meal is to turn it into a salad with lots of yummy components. NB: I sprinkled each serving with 1/4 oz flax-seed corn chips which added 40 calories and only 4 g carbs.
2 cups salad greens, cut as chiffonade if leaves are large 2.5-3 oz pork tenderloin, cooked, sliced 2.5-3 oz tomatoes 1 oz red bell pepper, cut in 1/2” dice 1 oz whole fresh cranberries, not dried 2 oz zucchini sticks 1 tsp Balsamic vinegar + ½ tsp olive oil + 1 tsp blue cheese herb mustard
Prepare all the vegetables as described. Whisk the dressing ingredients in a wide bowl and toss with the greens. Plate the greens and decorate the salad with the other components. That was fast!
Ingredients for next week: breakfast, single portion
|1.5 two-oz egg||1 two-oz egg|
|kippered herring||low-fat cottage cheese|
|dry mustard||radish sprouts|
|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|
|6 oz cooked fish||2 crepes [see Sidekicks I, 17 Sept ’17]|
|1 two-oz egg + dry mustard||chicken breast|
|mashed potatoes + butter||carrots + chèvre/goat cheese|
|green or white onion||low-fat cottage cheese|
|beets + salad greens||Mediterranean Vegetables [see Sidekicks II, 4 Oct 2017 for recipe]|
|olive oil + vinegar||Herbes de Province or tarragon|
|Sparkling water||Sparkling water|