Saturday, November 3, 2012

Diet Week Two: days 1-3

Breakfast: Porridge
1/2 t
Day 1 Lunch: Mushroom salad- Raw mushrooms chopped, tofu, yoghurt, mayonnaise, bean sprouts, nuts (small portion)

Day 2 lunch: Chicken salad (grilled chicken tossed in a green salad)

Day 3 lunch: Tuna and apple salad

Days 1 and 2 Dinner: Chilli with brown rice
Ingredients: 50 g soya mince, 1 tsp olive oil, 2 tbsp water, 1/2 green pepper sliced, 1 small onion sliced, 2 cloves of garlic crushed, 1/2 tsp chili powder, 1 tsp paprika, 1 tsp ground cumin, 1 tsp ground coriander, 200 g canned tomatoes, 1 tsp tomato puree, 110 g canned beans.

Steam-fry the onions, garlic and pepper in the oil with the spices. Add the pre-soaked soya mince and stir for 2 minutes. Add the remaining ingredients. Mix well and allow to simmer for about half an hour. Stir continuously to prevent the bottom from burning.

Day 3 Dinner: Baked fish of your choice.

Artwork by Milly- "Farewll Senorita"

About three months ago, I had to say farewell to a good friend of mine. As a parting gift, I painted (or rather attempted to paint a portrai...