Happy August! Wow, is this summer flying or what? I’m still taking my Medical Terminology course, but it’s very low-stress because it’s independent study. In fact, I started the course in January and just passed the half-way mark (I took a break from it during my ultra-busy spring semester). I’m hoping to finish it in a few weeks before I start my fall semester.
Thank you so much for all of your awesome comments on my post yesterday. I am beyond excited about developing an app with whole-food, vegan recipes and I will give you more and more details when they are available. I do want to mention that it’s not going to be any old recipe app, the developers have created very sophisticated software that has a lot of amazing features that I hope will be inspiring and collaborative for our community. This project is literally a dream come true for me and I just can’t wait to see how it unfolds (you can read the press release from the company I’m working with here).
Now onto the food! I’m participating in “What I Ate Wednesday” today (otherwise known at WIAW).
Here is everything I ate yesterday. For breakfast, I had some leftover smoothie with buckwheat groats on top:
Lunch included a collard wrap filled with rice, zucchini and onion and served with a side of sauerkraut and Gena’s herbed cashew cheese. Can I just say that this is the first time I’ve made cashew cheese and it totally blew my mind!?! I didn’t have any lemon juice so I just used apple cider vinegar. Oh. My. Goodness. The cheese takes seconds to make (outside of soaking the cashews for four hours) and addd the flavor and richness that my ho-hum collard wrap needed. You can see the cheese in the photo, it’s the white stuff on the right:
Lunch was served with a big ole slice of this:
Dinner was a simple green salad with avo, tempeh and zucchini:
I couldn’t resist making a blended fruit smoothie for dessert including nectarines from the farmers’ market, frozen blackberries and some coconut milk:
All in all, a very satisfying and healthy food day. As I get closer to attending Dr. Fuhrman’s Getaway, I’m starting to think about changing a few of my habits to eat closer to his standards. I know it sounds silly, but my worst nightmare is to meet Dr. Fuhrman and have him say to me, “you need to lose weight.” I know, I know, you are probably thinking “Carrie, you don’t need to lose weight,” but the stress of selling a house has increased some of my emotional eating habits and, consequently, I’ve gained back a few pounds from earlier this spring.
I’ll keep you updated on my changes and progress.
In anticipation of the Getaway and after updating my blog design, I also made a special order that arrived yesterday:
My new business cards! Aren’t they cute?
I got all optimistic and ordered 200 of them, so if we ever meet in person, please take one (you won’t have a choice, I will force it into your hand, ha ha).
With that, I’m going to wrap up this post. Have a great day!