Sunday, March 10, 2013

30 Days Grain Free Living–Menu Days 15-23

Many people continue to question why grain free for 30 days and will we continue this once this month is over? 

The answer can be found in this link and yes, we will remain eating almost exactly the same way when this month is over.  We will only be adding in very small amounts of quinoa, jasmine or basmati rice, and gluten free brown rice pasta.  We will add back in all fruits and vegetables as well.   There are two snacks we will eat again – Mary Gone Crackers, and Almond Nut Things…but only once a week.

I can’t stress enough how important it is for each of you to read this article so that you can begin to understand the amazing benefits to your health from eliminating all processed foods and carbs from your diet.   Cancer cells love sugar and almost all carbs turn into the sugar they thrive on. Listen carefully to the following video and be sure to read the article.

Please take the time to read this post as well that I shared last week – your families health truly depends on you getting this!

Day 15

Breakfast:

  • Scrambled eggs, vegan cheese, and organic tomatoes

Lunch:

  • Roasted turkey cubes
  • Raw nuts
  • Apple slices

 

Dinner:

  • Baked salmon (pomegranate and Grade B maple syrup marinade) cook for 45 minutes at 350 – or until light pink all the way through.
  • Roasted cauliflower and Brussels sprouts

Day 16

Breakfast:

  • Scrambled eggs, vegan cheese, and organic tomatoes

Lunch:

  • Organic Beef Stew with onions, celery, and carrots
  • Apple slices

 

Dinner

  • (2) Organic Roasted Chickens – cooked in my 9.5 Le Creuset dutch oven on 350 for almost 2 hours.  I pour olive oil on them and sprinkle black pepper, and stuff them with a half of an apple and two garlic cloves.  I cover the bottom of the pot with baby carrots (they add to the flavor and are amazing to enjoy with the chicken).  The chickens are so tender and juicy every single time!
  • Sautéed broccoli

Day 17

Breakfast:

Lunch:

  • Nutbutter
  • Vegan Cheese Cubes
  • Organic Cucumbers
  • Celery Slices
  • Apple Slices

Dinner:

  • Ground Turkey cooked until brown – then I  mixed in 2 TBS vegenaise and 1 bag of Daiya Mozzarella cheese.
  • In a large pot I cooked organic frozen cauliflower, peas, and squash cooked with non GMO soy free Earth Balance Butter

Day 18

Breakfast:

Lunch:

  • Grapefruit slices
  • Roasted turkey
  • Vegan cheese cubes
  • Apple slices

Dinner:

  • Organic Hamburgers (we eat them without a bun), fresh tomatoes, avocado, vegenaise, and apple sauce

Day 19

Breakfast:

Lunch:

  • Apples
  • Nut butter
  • Blueberries
  • Celery stalks

Dinner:

  • Organic boneless and skinless chicken breasts cubed cooked in my 9.5 qt. Le Creuset pot until white almost all the way through, then I added organic tomatoes and red sauce. Sweet peas were added. DELICIOUS!

Day 20:

Breakfast:

Lunch:

  • Grapefruit
  • Guacamole
  • Roasted Turkey
  • Vegan Cheese cubes

Dinner:

  • Tilapia (honey mustard), string beans, broccoli, and applesauce

Day 21

Breakfast:

Lunch:

  • Egg salad, cucumbers, strawberries

Dinner:

  • Ground Turkey - cauliflower, carrots, and broccoli - sauce was olive oil and GF/DF Caesar dressing with vegenaise. DELICIOUS!

Day 22

Breakfast:

  • Vanilla coconut/almond milk yogurt

Lunch:

  • Roasted Organic Turkey Slices
  • Organic Cucumber Slices
  • Vegan Cheese Cubes (Daiya)
  • Organic Apple Slices

Dinner:

  • Organic chicken nuggets (NOT breaded)
  • Organic Applesauce with cinnamon
  • Peas and carrots sautéed

Day 23

Breakfast:

Lunch:

  • Organic homemade egg salad with red peppers
  • Organic Apple Slices

Dinner:

  • Grilled Chicken Parmesan (grill chicken for about 15 minutes – then place onto a cookie sheet @ 350 degrees - with organic spicy garlic red sauce and vegan mozzarella cheese for about 15)
  • Sautée organic cauliflower and green cabbage with vegan NON GMO butter, black pepper, and garlic until both are tender.

I am actually very proud of myself for making new dishes each week and keeping our menu interesting during such a huge change for our family.   Trust me when I say, cooking three meals for 10 people every day is not super easy, let alone ensuring that every ingredient is the best for them.   Yet, I have not regretted one choice or meal.  I love knowing they are all eating such healthy meals and that their bodies are slowly healing more and more each day!

Oh and just in case I get stuck in the near future on what to make next – I keep adding recipes to my healthy recipe board.

And this cookbook just arrived in the mail over the weekend – YEAH!!!!!

Wishing you all a blessed and beautiful week!

Breaking-Free-Siggy

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**If for any reason you feel something is dangerous to your health because of your specific health challenges coming into this 30 day commitment – please contact your healthcare professional.

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2 comments:

  1. I just ordered the book based on your recommendation, and also, I'm looking for great food ideas, too. I love your menu and get inspiration from it. The pinterest thing has me bugged... I've actually stopped following people who keep throwing out sugary snack recipes too often. The occasional one I can understand, but constantly? Crazy! Now I've pinned some myself that are just cute to look at, but I've never liked sugar and hate cake and icing, so it's not been an issue for me to look at that stuff, and I want ideas about things that I can modify and make sugar-free, grain-free, etc. Ideas are great, but lately, yes it's too much!

    Thank you for the support you are showing in promoting the grain-free living. It seems there's so few of us and I feel like a freak most of the time. But after having moose-burgers (my husband hunts wild game-the healthiest) on big pieces of crunchy romaine lettuce, I could never go back to dry tasteless buns anyway. What did I like about bread before? The butter! I can still have that! (Organic, of course.) ;) Anyways, thanks.

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  2. Ok, I understand the desire to cut out grains from your diet. I personally have been trying to vary our grains, and soak or sprout them. And we do have a very low sugar diet, with little to no processed foods. (Occasional splurge for crackers or chips)

    But seriously, how much of these foods must you be making?!! I only have four kids and we go through 12 eggs at breakfast WHEN we have toast with them. I can only imagine if I cut out the toast.

    I am enjoying your posts on the 30 day grain free living. :-)

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