Tuesday, September 3, 2013

Vegan Mofo Daily Recap: Day 1


Today, I kept thinking "Be Consistent!"  When I wanted that extra helping tonight, I thought, "What would happen if you CONSISTENTLY had that extra serving?"  It also helped me to stop putting food in my mouth while I was cooking.

So often, as I rush home, any little bit of hunger will send me into a frenzy when I get home.  I've snacked so much by the time I sit down to dinner that I'm not hungry anymore.  I waited until I got my plate ready, and I felt way better for it.

I started my day off with a run, which is something I'd like to do consistently.  I've been doing the couch to 5k plan, but I went ahead and started over, wanting to work on my speed.  I also signed up for the Little Rock Half Marathon!  I ran this race in 2011, slowly, and had a good time training.  I'm excited about getting back into longer distance running.  I know I have to temper the new long workouts with how much more it makes me eat.  It will be a give and take, but I'm excited.

After my run this morning, I whipped up a protein shake.  I will be starting most mornings this way, because it makes me feel good after my run.


I packed up some cereal as a real breakfast, but after I got into it, I wasn't that hungry.


I think I'll try to do a protein shake, followed by a smoothie for mid-morning.  That way, I won't be starving by lunch, which I was.  I packed almonds and a bbq eggplant sandwich, which was delicious but didn't exactly fill me up.  I had some trail mix mid-afternoon.






I headed off to Kroger after work to pick up some groceries, mostly fresh foods.  I do love grocery shopping.  I knew I wanted to mix up a bunch of food for the rest of the week.


When I got home, I broke out the new Nikon (Ms. Nigella) to try and take some pictures of dinner.  I'm definitely still getting the hang of it, so I know these are a work in progress.  Dinner was leftover Jambalaya from my parents' house.  I had it with green beans, home made bread that my Dad made, and earth balance.  Dinner tasted better because I didn't snack while I was making it!



I'm definitely still getting the hang of lighting, my lenses and the actual camera.  It definitely takes better pictures than the iphone!  



I also made up some kale chips and bbq tempeh for lunches.  Yum!



Bodhi made her way into the kitchen and wanted to help!





Now I have delicious food for the rest of the week!  How are you enjoying vegan mofo?  What are some awesome recipes you've seen so far?  I need to spend some time tonight looking at everyone's posts.




Stay tuned tomorrow for more daily posts!


2 comments:

  1. Rau-Tech is really a German born rolex replica sale which is available within the shop globe associated with high-end view personalization. This particular microcosm associated with horology is mainly proliferated through customized breitling replica that are getting very popular. Probably the most typical cartier replica uk I've been obtaining through individuals worldwide is actually, "when may Rolex begin to provide dark coloured tag heuer replica. inch These people appear to believe with the customized Rolex wrist watches available along with dark instances, presently there appears to be the replica watches sale need. Which may be therefore, however We don't believe which Rolex will begin providing replica watches Submariners or even additional versions right now or even at any time soon. The reason why. Nicely, consider it. Rolex is actually first of all regarding improving their own previous.

    ReplyDelete

I'd love to hear from you!