Draglist's Journal, 17 February 2018

Breaking the fast with some delicious spinach and blue cheese crumbles.

Diet Calendar Entries for 17 February 2018:
2201 kcal Fat: 144.81g | Prot: 79.33g | Carb: 51.18g.   Breakfast: Water . Lunch: Kraft Blue Cheese Crumbles, Fresh Express Organic Baby Spinach, Coffee, Colavita Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Hillshire Farm Polska Kielbasa (2 oz), Cooked Sauerkraut. Dinner: Brazil Nuts, Safeway Steams in The Bag – Broccoli and Cauliflower, Cascade Ice Organic Mixed Berry Sparkling Water, La Croix Grapefruit Flavored Sparkling Water, Lucerne Pepper Jack Cheese, Lucerne Extra Sharp Cheddar Cheese, Red Table Wine. Snacks/Other: Daisy Sour Cream, Nature Made Super B-Complex, Centrum Silver - Men 50+, Now Magnesium Citrate, Turmeric Capsules, Vitamin D3 5000 IU, Kelp, MK-7 Vitamin K2, Hunza Gold Apricot Kernels, Smoky Mountain Naturals DIM with Bioperine, Now Zinc, Viva Naturals Krill Oil, Water. more...
2532 kcal Activities & Exercise: Fitbit - 24 hours. more...
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Does look good, despite being soooo green!! :) 
17 Feb 18 by member: kattay
looks great! do you ever add a dressing or vinegar or anything?  
17 Feb 18 by member: cherik1
looks like you did put a light vinegar.. looks awesome  
17 Feb 18 by member: johnperez1
My favorite dressing - 2 oz apple cider vinegar, 1 TBS all fruit (love Raspberry or blackberry), and 1 packet Stevia. Mix together and use sparingly. Lasts for about a week in the fridge.  
17 Feb 18 by member: SheaDlady
Hi Kattay, Cherik, John, and Shea! I put on some extra virgin olive oil, Himalayan sea salt, and fresh ground pepper. It was a great start to the day! 
17 Feb 18 by member: Draglist
Sounds like it. By the way, did you know if you eat 1 cup raw spinach everyday it helps prevent macular degeneration?  
17 Feb 18 by member: SheaDlady
Spinach salad sounds yummy. You are making me hungry for some Wisconsin style wilted spinach salad with blu cheese and hot bacon and vinegar dressing.  
17 Feb 18 by member: wholefoodnut
Thanks, Shea. I try to eat as much as I can, but I don't get it daily. WFN, that sounds great. I was going to wilt this but I got lazy and just dumped it in a bowl! 
17 Feb 18 by member: Draglist
Looks so delicious. I love blue cheese. 
17 Feb 18 by member: mamamc7
Looks yummo! I love spinach.  
17 Feb 18 by member: lynnerobb1980
I did pretty good with my greens today as I enjoyed this and then some broc and cauli later. 
17 Feb 18 by member: Draglist
I need to buy some blue cheese my next restaurant depot trip--I'm out. Then find some good bacon. My source closed. :(  
17 Feb 18 by member: wholefoodnut
You sure do eat a lot more greens than I do (more bacon too!). I have to remember to have a few baby carrots in the morning to be sure I get some vegetables that day. I throw away so much lettuce, spinach, etc that I just don't buy much. I'll buy vegetables that will last awhile, like onions. I usually only have salads when I eat out. 
17 Feb 18 by member: Fritzy 22
I try to get the leafy greens and cruciferous in me to flush out the liver. At least, that's what Dr. Eric Berg says! WFN, I actually have some bacon in the fridge to cook. Maybe tomorrow! 
17 Feb 18 by member: Draglist
Bill, I love bacon but have to be super careful and buy no nitrate or other chemicals added--really hard to find and then really expensive. Most triggers asthma. I could cook and eat a whole pound of it but now use it as an occasional flavoring. I like breathing better. ;) So savor a little occasionally.  
17 Feb 18 by member: wholefoodnut
@wholefoodnut I’m finding no nitrite or preservative meat much easier to find lately. My local Walmart and WinCo are carrying them. They have celery salt and cherry pits as natural preservatives in some of them and those set my daughter off in small doses. 🤷🏻‍♀️But I have as many problems with the chemicals in the cheese in this country. Can’t eat blue cheese or most of the ‘smoke chemicals’, my DD can’t touch any aged cheese at all. 🙅🏻‍♀️It becomes a crapshoot what we fix and how. LOL 🙋🏻‍♀️ 
17 Feb 18 by member: smprowett
@Bill the cruciferous and leafys are high in magnesium and so with water will bond to toxins in the liver to flush out. Raw pumpkin seeds and chocolate (no sugar) is also on that list! LOL 😆 I’ve also been told that Milk thistle supplement is good for liver detoxification. I took it for over a year and did find that many of my medication tolerance levels didn’t climb higher as I expected them to during that time for what it’s worth. But the magnesium will firstly default to keeping your brain and heart healthy. 
17 Feb 18 by member: smprowett
smprowett. chemicals set my asthma off. Not sure where you are but here in the center of the country--Missouri-- it takes some time to get healthier options. When I moved here from the East coast there you couldn't buy fresh mushrooms (they only came canned) or even broccoli or cauliflower (frozen only). fresh spinach--also unheard of it ugg came in cans. Life has changed here over the years.  
17 Feb 18 by member: wholefoodnut
I’m in Oregon. I wonder if you could get Walmart to deliver food? LOL Amazon will if you have prime, but I don’t think I’ve seen meat as an option yet. LOL 🤷🏻‍♀️ 
18 Feb 18 by member: smprowett
Thanks for all the good info, WFN and SMP! 
18 Feb 18 by member: Draglist


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