Saturday, August 13, 2016

Day 13 (final day of no meat): 21 day cleanse

Is it telling me something when my dreams last night consisted of dreaming about food and the fact that I started to eat tasty little morsels, such as, donuts and pizza, and then I instantly spit it out when I remembered I was on this cleanse?  Oh my...is this over yet?  At least I'm in the single digits of days now....I CAN DO IT!

Here's what I ate today:

Breakfast:  Protein shake (1 scoop OptiCleanse GHI vanilla protein powder mixed with water).  1 cup organic brown rice puff cereal with 1 cup unsweetened almond milk.

Lunch:  Sweet potato and black bean "burger" lettuce wraps.

Snacks:  Protein shake (1 scoop OptiCleanse GHI vanilla protein powder mixed with water).  1/2 serving of quinoa pasta. 1 peach.

Dinner:  Salad with veggies and a tri-bean blend with 1 tbsp of Bragg's Healthy Vinaigrette.

After dinner snack:  1 brown rice cake w/ 1 tbsp almond butter with a drizzle of honey and 3 small kiwi's.  Protein shake (1 scoop OptiCleanse GHI vanilla protein powder mixed with water).

Total calories:  1420 (Carbs 55%, Protein 20%-74g, Fats 25%).  I made a decision today to re-evaluate my caloric intake AFTER this cleanse.  I'm going to be increasing it and focusing more on losing fat.  Not that I'm fat or anything, but I do have some body fat to lose so that is where my goals will be headed.  Meanwhile I get to eat tomorrow and I'm going to increase my calories a bit and try to decrease the carbs and eat more protein!!  I can't wait to eat meat!!!!  I think my stint as a vegan is over for my lifetime...hey, at least I gave it a whirl!!

Only 8 more days to go!!

Erin

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