Lunch, post-workout.

We started AdvoCare’s Can You 24 workout video today! Oh man…I was sweating my face off. Feels good. Even after only 24 minutes, too!

So after that, we needed some food. I tasked Nick with stabbing and microwaving a spaghetti squash (which Greyson calls a “ball”) and I cooked some Italian seasoned tofu with some kale. Noms! We are on day 2 of our Herbal Cleanse, but still needed some carbs, so the squash was a perfect way to get it!

Have you ever tried a spaghetti squash? It’s SOOOO simple to make, it’s crazy. It’s yellow, and kind of an oval shape. I would’ve gotten a pre-cooked picture of it, but we were starving. Just get one and poke it with a knife all over **CAREFULLY**…if you have any pent-up anger, this would be a good way to get rid of it. Lol. Pop it in the microwave for two 5 minute intervals, turning between them. It steams on the inside! Then, you cut it in half and scoop out the seeds, and get all of the strands out with a fork!

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While he did that, I cooked the tofu! We got a baked Italian tofu from Central Market, and it was delicious!!

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But then, I remembered the huge bunch of kale we bought! So I did a ribbon cut on it and added it in. Why not?? Add some more Italian seasoning, and you are good to go!

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We also got this DELICIOUS marinara sauce. It has puréed white bean in it, which helps to block the absorption of carbs. (CarbEase Plus has white bean extract in it just for this reason!)

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And there was our lunch. If you aren’t necessarily vegan, you could add some Parmesan cheese! Mmmmm. I miss cheese. But, I feel better without it. 😉

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Add two big glasses of water, and you have got yourself an awesome lunch my friend! What have you done today to be active? Today would be a nice day for a walk. 🙂

Vegan Sweet Potato Tacos 

Vegan Sweet Potato Tacos

Vegan, Day 1!

I found this blog, Whipped, and she has a TON of vegetarian/vegan recipes! In love! I’m actually sending Nick and Greyson to the store now to pick up Iceberg or Bibb lettuce so we can make them lettuce wraps. I’m not sure if the tortillas would count as vegan, or the mayo in the sauce…Anyways, doing it this way would also be good for all of you going low carb. At least, it’s lower carb. 😉

Let’s see if Greyson likes this, too. He generally loves my cooking, which pretty much makes me the happiest mom/cook ever. 🙂