Thursday, February 21, 2013

Reboot Diet: Day 1



Lots of Food
Even More Pictures of Food
More Pictures of Food
For a while I have wanted to try the Reboot Diet. After watching the documentary Fat Sick and Nearly Dead, I have intrigued by the diet. One of the things that I have wanted to do is lose some weight and get into better shape. I also heard the first few days are tough and it was quite tough. The toughest part has been knowing that I am not going to eat meat, candy, caffeine, Chinese food, Pizza, Wendy's and so on for hopefully 10 days. There is a large cost with the diet, the first five days comes in around $30ish a day. This is more than we have ever spent on food, and it’s just for me. Following the reboot is expensive when you don't have easy access to fresh fruits and vegetables. The food that I ate for day 1 wasn't all that bad. Some of it was good but I feel very tired.


Starting Weight is 230 lbs
Morning Hot Lemon Water


Meal Plan: Day 1
Breakfast
Cherry Cinnamon Apple Bake
1 cup Cherries (cut and discard pit)
2 Apples(ored and chopped)
3 tbsp Raisins (choose golden variety for a twist)
1 tbsp Cinnamon (or more to taste)
½ tsp Nutmeg
Spray baking dish with expeller pressed canola oil. Place ingredients into oven safe baking dish and cover Bake at 375 degrees for 45 minutes or until apples are soft



Mid Morning Juice
Green Juice
6 leaves Kale
2 cups Spinach
½ Cucumber
4 Celery stalks
2 Apples
1” Ginger root
Juice, Pour over ice, Enjoy!




Lunch
Arugula Spinach Salad
2 cups Arugula
1 cup Spinach
1/3 Avocado
½ cup thinly sliced Red Onion
½ cup chopped Tomato
½ cup Jicama
Top with your favorite Reboot Dressing
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Afternoon Snack
Raw Carrot Ginger Soup
(Save half for Dinner)
3 cups Carrot Juice
1 Avocado
2 tbsp Agave Nectar
1 tbsp Ginger (minced)
¼ tsp ground Cayenne Pepper
¼ tsp Sea Salt
½ cup Coconut Meat (optional)
2 tbsp Avocado or Olive Oil (for garnish)
2 tbsp Fresh Cilantro (chopped, for garnish)


Puree the first seven ingredients in a blender until complete smooth. Taste and adjust the seasonings if necessary. Garnish, and Enjoy!

Dinner
Reboot Green Salad
Make it big! Any greens you like such as Romaine Hearts, Baby Romaine, Baby Spinach, Baby Arugula, add any veggies you like. Such as Cucumber, Carrot, Celery, Pepper, Tomato, Fennel, Radish, Sprouts (not Bean Sprouts), Onion, fresh Herbs. Avocado may also be added for more substance.And finish with your favorite Reboot Dressing. 








Sauteed Snow Peas, Broccoli and Green Beans
1/3 lb Snow Peas (ends trimmed)
1/3 lb Green Beans (ends trimmed)
1 head Broccoli (cut into florets)


I just sautéed the vegetables with a little olive oil and lemon juice, and then I added salt and pepper.

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