Hey guys, I wanted to let you know how the 30 Day Whole Food Challenge is going so far and what I’ve been eating. My energy is good and I have been enjoying the minor challenge of not reaching for Tofurky Hickory Smoked Deli Slices. I typically eat a pack of that a day because it is so easy to open a pack, dip it in hummus and go. So anyway, I have to plan a little more to get a decent protein source without too excessive of carbs. The Trader Joes pack of steamed lentils is my go-to now. They taste fine right out of the pack, and are a great source of protein. One package is 5 servings, 45 total grams of protein, as well as 100% of the recommended iron intake. I slept in this morning, so first meal was a little late. Here we go:
11:30am – A big oatmeal bowl consisting of 1 cup dry oatmeal, 2 tbsp dried coconut, one banana, 3 tbsp homemade strawberry chia jam, 1/4 cup pecans, and cinnamon. Then I had one serving of PlantFusion protein mixed in water. I also had green tea shortly after.
2-3:15pm – Chest and Back Workout (non Outlaw Way programming)
3:30 – Shake consisting of a can of white beans, one banana, 1/2 cup frozen pineapple, and 1/2 cup strawberries
4:30 – I was craving something chocolate and sweet so I made chocolate milk with homemade almond milk (unstrained, to keep more protein and fiber), cocoa powder, one date, a pinch of real vanilla bean, and one banana.
5pm – French lentils, 1/2 cup sweet potato, green beans, and cashew cream sauce
Then I had three strawberries after.
6pm – I had a little more of the same lentil, sweet potato, green bean, and cashew cream sauce dish.
9pm – Persian cucumbers, carrots, and tahini dip
10pm – lentil walnut tacos with red pepper, avocado, and salsa on romaine leaves
11pm – 8 oz almond milk and one serving of PlantFusion’s Phood
Stay tuned for more updates soon. I need to re-test my 1 rep max for dead lifts real soon. My most ever was 410 lbs. Let’s see if I can pull that again or more!