Saturday, January 14, 2012

Week TWO Detox!

I decided to start calling this a detox, not a cleanse. Its more of getting that junk out of your body, and training your taste buds to enjoy simpler flavors and get those cravings out the window!

Heres the recipes for this week. 
Feel free to use any of the recipes of Week One if you wish. 
Keep with RULES, just adding some fish. 

Breakfast Options:

1) Baked Sweet Potatoes with Citrus - HERE - you can bake a bunch of potatoes ahead of time and store in fridge for 3-4 days. 
2) Tofu Mexicali Scramble (from Skinny "B" book) - 
1 package firm tofu, drained, 1/4 C Salsa, 1/2 Small onion, 1 garlic clove, 1 small red pepper, 1 small green pepper, 1/2 tsp salt, 1/4 tsp ground cumin, pinch chili powder, 1 C vegetarian refried Beans, salt and pepper, 2 Tbl cilantro.
In bowl, crumble tofu, add salsa and set aside to marinate. Chop all veggies, saute in broth or small amount of oil. Cook. Add tofu and spices and cook about 5 minutes. Spread plate with warmed beans, cover with tofu mixture, lettuce (optional), S and P, and Cilantro.
3) Simple Green Smoothie - 2 large Swiss Chard Leaves, 1 Cup Spinach, 1/2 Banana, 1/2 C Frozen Blueberries, 1/2 C Almond Milk, Vegan Protein Powder (optional)
4) Collard Tofu Scramble -HERE

Lunch Options:

1) Red Lentil Soup - HERE
2) Protein Power Bowl - HERE
3) Thai Edamame Salad -I LOVE THIS!
Chopped lettuce, cooked edamame (frozen section), chopped carrots, chopped dry roasted peanuts, green onion. Dressing: 3 Tbl Water, 2 Tbl Rice Wine Vinegar, 1 Tbl Chopped Green Onions, 1 Tbl Natural Peanut Butter, 1 Tbl Reduced Sodium Soy Sauce, 1 tsp Grated Ginger, 1 tsp Sirachi (hot chili sauce), 1 tsp Dark Sesame Oil (optional). Put all ingredients in blender and blend until smooth.
4) Spicy Black Bean Salad - HERE

Dinner Options:

1) Grilled Salmon with Orange Avocado Salad - HERE
2) Red Quinoa and Black Bean Salad - HERE
3) Butter Lettuce Wraps (from a GREAT book - Original Fast Foods, by Simmons) 
2 C Mung Bean Spouts, 1 Red Pepper, 1 Zucchini cut into long thin strips, 1 carrot peeled and cut into strips, 1 garlic clove minced, 1 C Fresh Apple Juice, 1 C Vegetable Broth, 2 C Cooked Basmati Rice, 1  head Butter Lettuce.  Combine Juice and Broth in stir fry pan. Cook for 5 minutes. Add veggies, minus bean sprouts, and simmer 5 minutes. Add Sprouts and rice and simmer until almost all liquid is gone. Serve in lettuce with Orange Ginger Sauce: 1 Tbl Corn Starch, 1 C Fresh Orange Juice, 2 Cloves Garlic, 1 tsp ginger powder, 1/4 Low Sodium Soy Sauce. Combine in sauce pan and bring to boil while whisking. Lower heat and simmer until thickens.
4) Roasted Veggies with Cannelloni Beans - HERE

Limit to one snack a day if you can!
Fruit and Veggies are unlimited - just don't over do the fruit
1) Kale Chips - these are SO good - DON'T BE SHY!!!!
2) Fruit and Nut Bites 
3) Cinnamon Poached Apples
4) You can always do Ants on a log, or just smear 1 Tbl of Natural Peanut/almond butter on Apple or Banana
5) Black Bean Crackers - 1 Can rinsed Black beans, 1 Tbl Chili Powder, 1 tsp garlic powder, 1/8 C Olive Oil, 1/4 C Brown Rice Flour. Blend in Food processor until smooth. Spread VERY THIN on a silpat or greased cookie sheet. Bake at 400 for about 10 minutes or until crispy. Dip into hummus, salsa, or some homemade guacamole!!! -

I know its SOO hard to go without bread. That's probably my hardest thing!!
 I am going to try to make some Raw Crackers!! I'll let you know if they turn out ok.

Week One Detox
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