On Monday I ate:
10am – Black dark roast coffee and a bowl of non-fat plain organic yogurt with organic frozen blueberries.
11am – One glass water.
12pm – A glass of chocolate milk and a slice of medium cheddar cheese. A very dairy first half of the day!
12:45pm – Another glass of water.
2pm – Butter lettuce with balsamic vinegar & EVOO, plus a glass of water.
3:15pm – Snack time! Mr Science and I shared a root beer and had a handful of chips with salsa.
4:30pm – Plate of homemade salsache (penne with beef sausage, red bell pepper, red onion, and parmesan) plus a glass of water.
6pm – Some chocolate, a little more root beer, and some sunflower seeds.
Throughout the evening – water.
Monday’s exercise: 4 km trail run; 20 push-ups; alphabet abs series. On Tuesday I ate:
10:30am – Homemade hashbrown potatoes, chocolate milk, and coffee.
3pm – Tofu, veggies, and noodles (homemade by the sistertraveler), plus a large glass of water.
4:30pm – Hot fudge sundae (I had half of this).
5:30pm – Glass of red wine, plus a couple pieces of brie cheese.
7pm – Homemade bison stirfry (with carrots, beet tops, and kale) over brown rice, plus a glass of white wine.
8:30pm – Two s’mores and a glass of red wine.
Tuesday’s exercise: 45 minutes gentle hatha yoga; 30 minutes walking.
On Sunday I ate:
10am – Black dark-roast coffee and a glass of water.
12pm – Nitrate-free bacon, free-range scrambled eggs, and homemade pan-fried hashbrowns, plus a mimosa.
12:45pm – Another mimosa.
2pm – Another glass of water.
4:30pm – Red wine at our annual family non-Christmas Christmas in the summer. I drank wine and water throughout the evening.
5pm – Handful ripple chips with onion dip.
In the evening – Salad with pistachios and raisins.
Roasted turkey, mashed potatoes, curried carrots, bread with butter, and peas with onions.
Strawberry tiramisu for dessert
…and some shortbread and mint chocolate, too :) On Monday I ate:
8am – A little half-glass of chocolate milk.
8:30am A few bites of leftover strawberry tiramisu (breakfast of champions? Breakfast of busy people).
Throughout the morning – Black coffee, a few handfuls grapes, and water.
12:45pm – Salad with butterhead lettuce and a homemade mustard-maple dressing.
4pm – One glass water.
4:45pm – Homemade vegan vegetable korma with basmati rice, plus a glass of water.
5:15pm – Bowl of buttery popcorn with a glass of water.
7pm – Another couple glasses of water and some chocolate and Sweet Tarts.
Monday’s exercise: 6 km run, 45 minutes bicycling, 35 minutes walking, and 18 pushups.
On Wednesday, I ate:
8:15am – Black dark-roast coffee and a bowl of plain whole milk organic yogurt with frozen organic blueberries.
9:30am – One pink lady apple.
10am – Bowl of roasted pistachios and a glass of water.
11am – Another bowl of pistachios and another glass of water.
11:30am – One glass of water.
12pm – Another glass of water.
12:30pm – Salad with local organic mixed greens and arugula, topped with freshly-grated parmesan and homemade maple-mustard dressing.
1:10pm – One glass water.
3pm – A few bites of vegan mac and cheese (it was REALLY mustard-y, so I didn’t come close to finishing this plate) and a small glass of chocolate milk.
In the evening, I attended the West End Food Tour with Mr Science and the sistertraveller. We went on a tour to three different restaurants between about 5:30pm and 8:30pm and got to eat delicious food while learning about some of Winnipeg’s history!
5:45pm – Escargot (super spicy and the best I’ve ever had!) with some buttered bread, a couple glasses of water, and a beer at Cafe Dario.
6:30pm – Three slices pizza at Casa Grande (my new favourite pizza place!) plus a beer and a glass of water. There were six pizzas among 9 people. It was pretty epic.
7:30pm – Chicken with noodles, rice, beef satay, and veggies plus a glass of water at Cookatoos (I just had a few bites of noodles and half of a beef satay skewer. Was getting pretty full!).
Cassava cake at Cookatoos – I had about half of the cake and a few bites of ice cream.
Wednesday’s exercise: 30 minutes mat Pilates; 2 hours walking. On Thursday I ate:
8am – One glass chocolate milk (post-run fuel!).
8:45am – One cup of coffee, one apple, and one glass of water.
11am – One slice leftover pizza from Casa Grande.
11:45am – One glass water.
12:30pm – Another glass of water.
1pm – Leftover noodles with chicken and veggies from Cookatoos, plus a glass of water.
3pm – One glass red wine.
6pm – Red and rose wine on the balcony.
8:30pm – 1/2 medium froster and about 50 grams sunflower seeds.
Thursday’s exercise: 5 km run; 1 hour 20 minutes walking.