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Day 4: The Fresh Diet

Today, I deviated from the set menu and went out to lunch. Did my best to be pretty healthy about it and not eat a bunch of junk. But I then combined my lunch and dinner entrees to one meal which was MORE than enough.

Breakfast

Multi-Grain Pancakes with Fresh Raspberries & Cherry Yogurt

One pancake, I ate it with a touch of butter. About 8 small raspberries – they were quite good. Gave the yogurt to my son because it is so sour. Added a boiled egg for some protein.

Snack

Mini Whole Wheat Pocket Filled with Curried Egg Salad

This snack was good and more filling than some of the meals (especially breakfast) have been. I probably would have enjoyed it more if I had added a touch of salt or paprika, but it was good.

Lunch (Ate this as a side salad with dinner)

Blue Cheese Salad with Baby Corn, Hearts of Palm, Romaine Lettuce & Sun Dried Tomato with Basil Vinaigrette Dressing

Another really good salad, although I didn’t know what hearts of palm were and the baby corn is always weird to me. Ha!

Dinner

Home Style Crab Cake with Brown Rice with Pecans & Scallions and Sautéed Eggplant

I like crab cake okay, but I think I normally have it with some sort of sauce. Eating it dry with dry brown rice was a struggle, but I did make myself finish it. I didn’t see one pecan or one scallion either. The eggplant was okay but not tasty, so I didn’t finish it.

Dessert

Mixed Fresh Berries with Creamy Ricotta Cheese Dip.

Berries were great! Ricotta cheese dip was better than other days, but still not high on my favorites list.

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