Full disclosure, I had a little cheat today.
It was for the sake of a food adventure so I thought it acceptable.
There’s a new restaurant, the Caribbean Bar and Grill, in Hastings (where the BF lives) and it just opened this week and I really wanted to try it out. I’ve never had Caribbean food before so I was super excited to try something new.
The menu was small and didn’t have a ton of healthy options or even options that I eat. Most of the menu items contained pork or beef (I stick to chicken, turkey and fish). So I ordered shrimp cocktail, which actually fit into my no processed food pledge. However, we ordered plantain chips. (Rule 4 = no fried foods) I’ll be honest, I didn’t love the shrimp cocktail. It was very tomatoey. I ate about 6-7 shrimps and a handful of plantains.
Other than the plantain chips, I stuck to the rules!!
I also ate out for lunch. It was the intern’s last day and a group from work took him out to lunch. We went to a newer Italian place, Apri il Vino, that I’ve never been to. They had a buffet full of lasagna, spaghetti, etc. that I decided to skip. Most of their salads were made with iceberg lettuce (ick!) so I ordered off menu - grilled chicken salad with romaine. It wasn’t awesome and definitely not worth the $9 I paid, but it filled me up.
Here’s what I ate on Day 4:
Breakfast: cinnamon oatcakes with strawberries, plain Greek yogurt and 1 tsp. honey (recipe below); iced coffee, black
Snack: whole wheat banana bread (recipe below), raw almonds
Lunch: salad with romain lettuce, tomatoes, banana peppers, red onion and grilled chicken (I didn’t use the olive oil and vinegar)
Snack: iced coffee, black
Dinner: shrimp cocktail, plantain chips with sweet barbecue sauce
Snack: banana with natural peanut butter
Whole Wheat Banana Bread: http://www.100daysofrealfood.com/2011/05/02/recipe-whole-wheat-banana-bread/
For more info on the 10-Day Pledge, go to http://sweet-success.tumblr.com/post/28361036447/10-days-of-real-food