Big Leafy Salad

You don’t hear me talking about my weight loss these days, do you? That’s because I have gotten fat! Yes, five months ago I was below 200 pounds, but these days I’m tipping the scales at 211. What happened? Well, the reason my weight went down so low was that I was following the nutritarian … Continue reading Big Leafy Salad

Eating healthy!

A salad a day keeps you healthy, wealthy and wise! Well, I’m not so sure about wealthy, but I am healthy and working on the wise part! Oatmeal for breakfast. Salad for lunch. Veggie stir fry with brown rice for dinner. It’s keeping my weight steady. We’re back to doing body pump at the club … Continue reading Eating healthy!

Meeting my Goal

Today is the day I met my weight goal! When I went vegan, it was for ethical reasons. I don’t think it’s right that we slaughter innocent animals for food when there are viable alternatives that are better for humans! But soon after changing my lifestyle — 14 months ago — I began to learn … Continue reading Meeting my Goal

Eggplant Stir Fry

Another simple, yet nutritious meal is eggplant stir fry. The only difference between my normal stir fry and this is the eggplant! First, remember that oil of any kind is bad for your heart. Avoid oil! With a skillet on medium/high add two minced garlic and a half an onion (chopped). For mushrooms, I sliced … Continue reading Eggplant Stir Fry

Nutritarian Salad

What’s the difference, you ask? No salt. No oil! Following the guidelines laid out in Dr. Joel Fuhrman’s “Eat to Live,” a good salad is made with nutritious greens like spinach and romaine lettuce. I’ve added radishes, cilantro, cherry tomatoes, walnuts, beans, shredded carrots, celery, ground flaxseed and sweet peppers. My lovely wife Jen made … Continue reading Nutritarian Salad

Miso Soup with Spinach

Usually miso soup recipes call for seaweed. I tried something a little different this morning and tossed in a handful of baby organic spinach. The result was delicious! Here’s my previous recipe for miso soup. Try it for breakfast. It’s surprisingly filling, high in protein and low in calories! Continue reading Miso Soup with Spinach

Tuscan Tofu Scramble

Another great breakfast idea from the “Eat to Live Cookbook,” by Dr. Joel Fuhrman: Tuscan Tofu Scramble. This serves two people. My lovely wife Jen and I enjoyed this meal for breakfast this morning. It’s only 164 calories per serving, but offers 12 grams of protein! Ingredients 3 whole scallions, diced 1/2 cup finely chopped … Continue reading Tuscan Tofu Scramble