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Whole30, Day 2

Sunday, August 10, 2014

Had another awesome day yesterday. Can't believe how NOT hungry I am.

I made the Avocado Ranch Dressing and it was good, but it had a whole can of full-fat coconut milk in it (600 calories). I thought it would be VERY calorie dense but it isn't -- only 27 calories a tablespoon. It does have a coconut taste, which I'm not used to. Next time I will swap out some of the coconut milk for olive oil. It has a good texture and all in all I'm pleased with it, but will try a different recipe next time.

Here's what I ate yesterday:

Breakfast: two egg omelet with spinach, mushrooms, and onions; 1 cup chunked watermelon

Lunch: See for yourself!

1 can tun with olives, paleo mayo, a tomato and celery, hard boiled egg and two cups chunked watermelon I forgot to take a picture of.

Dinner: side salad with Avocado Ranch dressing, 6 oz. oven fries (white potatoes), 4 oz. Laura's lean beef pattie with lettuce, tomato, pickle, onion and sauteed peppers

For a snack I had 1 cup of frozen grapes and a hard boiled egg.

It seems like a lot of food for 1200 calories. I need to up my calorie count so I'll work on that. So far so good!

And a couple of bonus pictures:

Yesterday's gift from our 93-year-old neighbor with the biggest, most beautiful garden you'd ever see! YES, two pieces of homemade pie in the rear, but they both for TC. Gotta love that woman!!

Picture of our view at sunset:

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  • SUGAR0814
    Fresh veggies are the best!! You have a great neighbor. Food look good too. emoticon
    1317 days ago
    That's some good looking food and some good looking produce.
    Great view from your place.
    We hiked at the beach yesterday to see the sunset and the super moon, but wouldn't you know it, it was cloudy at the beach so we couldn't see either. Try again tonight, this time from the mountains.
    1317 days ago
    The food does look really good! I was craving tuna today and did not have it since I was traveling and had to pack something portable. After seeing yours....on tomorrow's menu for sure.

    For Whole30 and Paleo in general, it is the make up of what you eat as opposed to the calories, fat, etc etc. I have days when I eat Paleo approved foods but more fat than I am used to, and the scale is down the next day! (and stays down). I am trying not to stress out about how many calories I eat or the amount of fat, and just eat the good stuff. I do measure and record everything though. It is a tough change in diet mentality for sure!!

    Keep it up Nanette!! You are doing awesome!!!

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    1317 days ago

    Comment edited on: 8/11/2014 5:04:37 PM
    sounds yummy! love the pictures
    1317 days ago
  • KANOE10
    Way to go on very appetizing healthy food! Your meals look wonderful

    1317 days ago
  • BUTTERFLY-1976
    Good job :)
    1317 days ago
    OOPS, I misspoke! It is two pieces of CAKE! But I'm still not tempted!!!
    1317 days ago
    Your life is good!
    1317 days ago
  • NANCY-
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    Wow that is a lot of food.
    You neighbor is so sweet. but I am wondering what kind of pie?
    1317 days ago
    Beautiful pictures to complete a wonderful day. You're doing very well and making it an inspirational journey for the rest of us!

    emoticon JOB!
    1317 days ago
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