Had a lot of fun with this week’s prep. Had to get it done early…. big football game tonight…GO BILLS!
I went back to one of my go to resources…. the 30-Day Alzheimer’s Solution https://teamsherzai.com/30-day-alzheimers-solution/ for inspiration. This book as so much great information, I encourage you to get it …much to learn.
The fun came from adding my own touches and modifications to the great recipes in this book and elsewhere. The more I learn the more creative and experimental I try to be – with great resources available it is enjoyable to try new things.
Take a chance with food…. try new things, expand your view and I think you will be surprised what you learn. Things I never thought I would try, let alone enjoy, are now part of my regular preps.
Please remember to take care of you each day. Find that thing, that moment, that breath, just for you. Your well-being is being well in body, mind and soul.
This week’s menu:
- Breakfast: Mango, Banana, Beet Smoothi
- Lunch/Dinner: Portobello-squash Burrito and Side Salad
- Dessert/Snack: Samoa Protein Bites from @kalejunkie
- Water: Never skip a day
Mango, Banana, Beet Smoothie: I got my inspiration for this smoothie from page 112 of the 30-Day Solution. I made mine starting with big handfuls of spinach and kale, psyllium and chia seeds, with two scoops of collagen powder. Added Almond milk, fresh ginger and two teaspoons of turmeric powder. To that I added 3 bananas, one fresh beet and 3 bananas. Then I added a few chunks of fresh pineapple and a handful of fresh blueberries. Finally, added frozen mango. Remember I make enough for 5 mason jars, so my portion are based on that. This is smooth, light and very tasty.
Portobello-Squash Burrito – Got my inspiration for this from page 155 of the 30-Day solution. I used two types of squash…. both butternut and acorn. Roasted both as I did with the portobello mushrooms, onions and garlic. Once all the veggies were roasted, I mixed them all together and then added Aduki red beans to the mix – learning that legumes are essential to good health and longevity thanks to Blue Zones. After that, I started to assemble my burrito. First, I heated the tortillas to make them more pliable, then put down a spoonful of medium salsa; added the veggie and bean mix, then added some fresh lettuce, more onion and a few tomatoes. Rolled it up tight and cut in half. Placed it on a lettuce leaf in its storage container. To that I added the fresh side salad and packed it up.
Side Salad: Did a frig cleanse salad. Cut up a bit of onion, carrots, kalamata olives, tomatoes, cucumbers and added a bit of lite feta cheese. Added a bit of fresh lime over top and added it next to the burrito in its storage container and my meal is set. Top it all with some fresh lime for a squeeze before I eat.
Samoa Protein Bites: Always enjoy having something available to satisfy my sweet tooth that can still be healthy. This is one of those things. This recipe is super simple and fast to make and really does taste like my favorite girl scout cookie. It has cashew butter, toasted coconut, mini chocolate chips and honey. The full recipe is available at https://kalejunkie.com/samoa-cookie-protein-bites/
Water: This week I kept it simple…. lemon, lime, cucumber and fresh ginger.
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