Archive for October 25th, 2009

Repotting Plants


What's for Dinner Loaf


Better Than Tuna

I spent the morning re-potting some plants in the front yard. We’ve got some great tropical type plants that do really well in Florida heat and sun. It seemed through the course of the year, new plants and existing plants seemed to be piling up and creating a clutter in front of the house, so I had to do some manicuring of the grounds.

This is a good thing, because Mikes been working on cleaning out the garage to make space for the two benz’s. And now, I’ll have a little garden center in the garage too!!! Fingers crossed.

 I ran a little longer than anticipated and  I’m now just getting to my juice I juiced 10 minutes ago. By now, I’d be drinking my second Spoonful of Barley Max mixed with water and thinking about lunch. But instead I have a Carrot, Celery, Apple Juice drink that I’m filling up on. Hopefully this will take away my hunger pains.

Since Friday, I’ve been feasting on the two meals I made.  One dish I’ve already made Better Than Tuna,  and it’s a raw dish that actually tastes like tune because of the Kelp, Parsley and Dill from Rhonda’ No-Oil Dressing. I’ll put up the recipe for both. But the second creation, also raw  is a What’s For Dinner Loaf, which really isn’t a loaf. It just looks like a loaf with all the Pumkin Seeds and Nuts in it.

Saturaday, we ate out for lunch up in Jacksonville at the P.F. Chang restaurant. Where, I was pleasantly surprise to see a steamed Veggie Bowl on the menu. So I ate that, and left behind much of the brown rice and the tofu in the dish. But gladly ate the Snap Peas, Broccoli, and Carrots.  We came back home from grocery shopping at Costco in Jacksonville and I broke into the Whole Wheat Bread Loaf which was made that morning by the Costco Bakery. I broke off a piece and set it on my plate next to the Better Than Tuna dish and proceeded to take a second helping of each. Boy was that ever good. !!!! But to things I have to get off my chest about yesterday(Saturday). I got myself a Berry Smoothie from Costco, which I shared with Mike on the drive home and then again at night, I had some Raspberry Sherbert with Whip Cream. Two bad things right after another. I feel disgusted with myself for doing, but it was so good and I got on the scale and I still managed to stay or go up to 174lbs. Enough of that!!!

Better Than Tuna 

2Cups Carrots

1Medium Bell Pepper


2Stalks Celery

1/2Medium Red Onion

1/2tsp. Celtic Salt

1/2Cup Parsley

1/2tsp. Kelp

4Tbps Rhonda’s No-Oil Dressing

Rhonda’s No-Oil Dressing

1Cup Raw Almonds(Soak Almonds in water overnight)

1Cup Distilled Water

Blend Almonds with 1Cup Distilled Water until creamy and add:

2tsp Nutritional Yeast Flakes

1tsp Kelp

2Tbsp. Lemon Juice

1/4Tsp. Celtic Salt

1Tsp Herb Seasoning

1Tbsp Minced Parsley

2Tsp Garlic Powder

2Tbsp Dried Onion Flakes

1Tsp Dill Weed

Pinch of Cayenne Pepper

1Tbsp Raw Unfiltered Honey

Blend to mix…. and add the veggetables & seasonings from Better Than Tuna recipe.

What’s For Dinner Loaf

1 1/2Cup Flaxseeds

1/2Cup Almonds

1/2Cup Pumpkin Seeds

1/2Cup Red Onion

1Cup Carrots

1Cup Celery

4 Garlic Cloves

1Tbsp Rosemary

1Tbsp Sage

1tsp Celtic Salt

Blend Almonds and Seeds until a meal consistancy is reached. Mince Onion, press Garlic and finely shred Carrots. Juice Celery and discard the pulp. Mix all together and let it stand for several hours for flavors to blend.  The longer it sits the stronger the flavor becomes.  And tonight I can’t wait to taste what the What’s For Dinner Loaf will taste like after it’s been mingling with all the flavors for the past two days..!!!

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