My 1st Experience
with the Whole30 Program and Paleo eating
Day 30 - October 6th, 2013
Today is done! This month is done! Whole30 is over for me!!! (or at least for now, until a couple of days...)
So yeah! I made it! What now? Well... first things first, tomorrow I'll have some cheese! Don't know exactly how much and how, but that's the treat I'm having.
I know... I know... we shouldn't have it as a treat, instead see it as a re-introduction of an ingredient. But oh well. Heck with the scientific terms. Tomorrow I'll be having cheese as a treat and then I'll go without it again for another 30 days!
I'm thinking adding some cheese to my morning eggs, and then maybe a pizza for dinner. My problem with the pizza is that I do miss the cheese and cheese on a pizza tend to be simply wonderful, but at the same time pizza comes with dough and I don't really crave or care about or miss the dough. My life it much better without the grains (and the cheese) and I'm not sure I want it back. hum... I guess I need to sleep over it. Maybe a tiny bit of dough from a thin pizza won't hurt much (oops - another thought that I should have learnt to not have anymore...)
Anyway, let's leave to tomorrow what belongs on tomorrow, right? So now for the today meals...
Yesterday hubby went grocery chopping and brought home a dozen eggs. Yay. So this morning I had them with some pico de gallo and vegan pesto.
For my coffee, Roma roast.
At my second meal, I ate the meatloaves I cooked yesterday. The original recipe is not paleo and I tried to paleotize it a bit. Turned out good, but not as good as I had planned. So I'll try to improve the recipe before posting it here. But it was muffin- sized meatloaves with butternut squash, sautéed spinach and a big elmo-like smile.
To drink, a can of Perrier.
Oh boy! Those snacks are starting to be too frequent Gotta stop it. But today I took the girls to the theater and after the play was over they asked to play a bit in the park. Well... can't really say no to the cutties... but that meant starting feeling hunger on the road. Luckily I came 'armed' with a little container with some almonds and hazelnuts.
At night I had several different options, as I have been cooking the entire weekend. The last thing I cooked was the Kalua Pig I cooked in the slow cooker for 18 hours! It was just about time for dinner anyways, when I started to shred it... And Oh-My-Gosh! The thing was so delicious, that I simply couldn't help eating from it right there while shredding it. Then, when it was time to serve kids and hubby their dinner I wasn't too hungry anyways. So I broke a rule without breaking too many rules, and eat just fruits. fruits are an allowed item, so I still stayed true to the ingredient list of the program, but they also tell us to prefer veggies over fruits. The thing is that after having all that Hawaiian-style pork I just felt I needed to continue tropical and had a couple bananas, and a bite on hubby's orange.
To drink, strawberry infused water. Oh yeah. Almost forgot to mention... I ate the strawberries too after the water was over.
So today was the last day. I was exited but at the same time anxious... Ready to start it all over, but eager to have some off-plan little things (did I mentioned cheese? Maybe some chocolate too - BTW, I did buy a Coconut Bliss flavor Chocolate-hazelnut. haven't tried yet. tomorrow...)