One large salad a day gives your body a huge nutritional boost. It’s called nutritarian. Google it! Thanks Dr. Joel Fuhrman! Continue reading Salad done right
Today I enjoyed a monster nutritarian salad for lunch with spinach, romaine lettuce, guacamole, Chao Coconut Herb, sugar peas, celery, red radish, tomato and lentils! Healthy lunch! Continue reading Nutritarian 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
Last day of the four-day weekend. Rainy and cold, so no running today. I think I’ll workout in my home gym. Have a healthy day! Continue reading Spinach Salad
Lately I’ve strayed from the path of a salad a day and I’ve paid the price! Dr. Joel Fuhrman recommends eating one leafy meal a day in his outstanding book, Eat to Live. When I followed his advice, I was consistently weighing in below 200 pounds. My holiday feast of Tofurkey brought me up to … Continue reading Romaine Salad
Here’s a helpful tip where advanced preparation really streamlines the vegan lifestyle. Fixing three days of salads at once is easy with quart-size mason jars. You set up an assembly line on your counter and drop equal portions of ingredients into each jar. You start with the toppings and end with the greens. That way … Continue reading Mason Jar Salads
Okay, it probably had nothing to do with the food and everything to do with the fact that yesterday I ran nearly five miles and did spinning for 16 miles. This is my lowest weight since like before 1989 when I started to lift weights! I’ll stick with the diet plan, but I have to … Continue reading Salad!
Life is good! This is what my day looks like. No meat, dairy or cheese! It’s almost 9pm and I’m still stuffed. No animals had to suffer and I’m beyond satisfied. Being vegan is not just about living healthy. It’s about doing no harm to our fellow passengers on the planet Earth! Losing weight and … Continue reading Great day to be a vegan!
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!
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
Steady as she goes, captain! I’ve been steadily shedding unwanted fat for almost two months now by following the simple recipes of Dr. Joel Fuhrman. Just like his book claims, “Lose 20 or more pounds in six weeks!” That’s exactly what happened in my case. I apologize that I’m not posting many interesting recipes to … Continue reading Embracing the Nutritarian Lifestyle
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
My wife and I enjoyed an awesome lunch today. We’ve got some fried collard greens mixed with okara, kale, romaine lettuce, radish, germinated brown rice, carrots, avocados, cherry tomatoes, raw unsalted sunflower seeds and to top it off, a homemade cashew cream sauce made with grape juice! For breakfast, I enjoyed Miso Soup with Silken … Continue reading Another great day to be a Vegan!
We’re pretty excited about our new cookbook (if you couldn’t tell by the recent posts). This chickpea salad is close to tuna salad in its texture and taste. There is no oil, salt or mayonnaise, but it sure tastes like there is! Ingredients 3 cups cooked chickpeas 1 cup raw almonds, blanched 2 tablespoons lemon … Continue reading Chickpea “Tuno” Salad
Tonight I found myself with a mason jar salad and no dressing! I’ve been pre-planning enough to have a salad for every day, but I didn’t think about the dressing. No problem. I’ve got a recipe for Homemade Vegan Ranch. Check it out! 1/3 cup low-fat silken tofu 2/3 cup soy milk (homemade, of course) … Continue reading Tossed Salad with Homemade Vegan Ranch
Have you seen these mason jar salads before? I noticed some on the web a few weeks ago, but I just got around to trying it. Brilliant! Here are step-by-step instructions by theKitchn. I can foresee doing a work week’s worth of salads in mason jars to just grab and go. Great idea and a … Continue reading Brilliant Salad Preparation
Easy lunch today with a twist. I found this recipe for Vegan Ranch Dressing courtesy lalalavegan: Recipe by: Susan Voisin 1/3 cup lowfat silken tofu 2/3 cup soy milk 1/4 tsp. garlic powder or one clove garlic 1/4 tsp. salt (optional) 1 tsp. dried parsley 1 tsp. dried chives or 1/8 tsp. onion powder generous … Continue reading Tossed Salad with Vegan Ranch Dressing
To get to my office on time, I have to leave the house at 6:30 a.m. Today I attempted the near-impossible: brew 3 liters of soy milk and turn it into a tub of tofu! The machine is really easy to use. It’ll make 1.5 liters at a time. I soaked my soy beans overnight … Continue reading Busy morning: I made tofu!