I have stuck with my whole foods and plant based diet but it has been hard the last couple of days to eat enough at the right time. So I have been very hungry but I didn’t give in and have something less healthy so I am pleased with that.
I had soaked some chia seeds and raw buckwheat groats in hazelnut milk the night before. In the morning they were soft and swollen with a thick custard like consistency. Eaten with coconut yogurt, blueberries and 2 small bananas. Yummy.I didn’t get out to lunch until about 2:30 so before I went I ate the snack I intended for the evening: 2 small apples, 4 dates and some cashew nuts.I went out for lunch with a work colleague to a Mexican restaurant near the office called Cantina Laredo. The food was fine. I had a vegetarian fajita.
There was a plate of lime rice, black beans, sour cream, guacamole and salsa. A hot sizzling pate of griddled vegetables and tortillas. So apart from some dairy and the white tortillas, it was all very healthy.
Then that was it! I didn’t eat anything else, not by intention but I didn’t have an opportunity.
After work I walked to Borough for my drawing class. Another calm evening made for another lovely walk. This is the view West from Waterloo Bridge.
2 blood oranges (so sweet and juicy, majorly delicious) with Co Yo, 2 Brazil nuts and some hazelnuts. I felt really hungry this morning as I had no supper the previous evening but did a lot of walking. Breakfast barely touched the sides so I had an apple and a soya milk latte. Lunch was simple but did the job. A tub of humous with sundried tomatoes and a bowl of veggies.
In the afternoon I had another soya milk latte and a pot of fruit. Supper was huge and I finally felt satiated. A tray of oven roasted veg (reheated from Sunday leftovers), some falafel and and a wrap with some humous. The Forks Over Knives book does state several times that when you eat a high proportion of plant foods, you do need to eat bigger quantities than you may be used to and I think that is true. The scales will tell on Friday morning whether I am eating the right quantities or not.I am very busy in the next few days but I will be back. See you then.