Today when my husband and I were talking, he told me after he left yesterday he was so happy! I quote, "I was singing and I didn't even know it, I was singing to the dog! I can't believe how good I feel!"
This is Great! He is finding out how what we eat affects hormones which in turn affect our moods and just about everything else.
Most of the time we do not even realize how bad we feel or what kind of attitude we have. We may be exibiting a negative, unhappy character that could be influced for good by making some positive changes in our lifestyle. I encourage you to examine yourself today and see what you can change today to effect a postive change in your character.
While making almond milk yesterday I had a wonderful thought about using my almond pulp. Normally I will make Valya's Spicy almond cheese or some almond cookies. Today my thoughts went to Pesto!
Here is my recipe~
Almond pulp Pesto!(this is very light and fluffy) and Stuffed Portabellas
dried basil (you can use fresh)
mix and enjoy!! I tried it on some raw crackers and it was delicious..
I also used the four Large Portabella mushrooms I had in the fridge and stuffed them. First I washed, de-stemmed and removed the gills and then filled them with stuffing. Ours have been in the dehydrator since last night and we will enjoy them for lunch today.
I try not to let anything go to waste. Food cost can be expensive so be creative. If you don't have time to use the pulp from making nut milks, dry it out in the dehydrator or pack in glass jars in the freezer for later use. We drink a lot of almond milk around here with my family of five so that makes a lot of pulp. If time allows I will be grinding up the dried pulp and making almond flour to sell at our local CSA this season. This way I can bless my friends and my husband by being a good stewart of his hard work. Who knows I may even offer almond cheese/pesto for sell once a month....mmmmmm.....get those creative juices flowing....
my hubby's eats~
32 oz green lemonade
red leaf lettuce, red onions, cukes, alfalfa sprouts, pumpkin seeds, roma tomato, dressing*
*Dressing~avocado, tomato, sweet red pepper, lime juice, cayenne pepper
Stuffed Portabella~half of one
Raw Crackers~pulp from juices I made last night~celery, spinach, lemon, ginger, tomato...I added... soaked golden flax seeds, sesame seeds, sunflower seeds, onion, cumin, gourmet italian herbs, oregano, nutritional yeast, mexican seasoning (from frontier)
these came out very light and crunchy
lunch box menu~
black bean soup
green smoothies 1 1/2 quarts
Smoothie~almond milk, banana, maca, lacuma, mesquite, cacao
I usually add chia seeds to all of my morning smoothies but I have neglected to post this
16 oz green lemonade
16 oz virgin mary
Blended salad~red leaf, alfalfa sprouts, celery, carrots, cuke, tahini, braggs and topped with diced red onion, a few shredded carrots, hemp seeds
1/2 Pesto stuffed portabella (it was a little dry so I drizzed a small amount of cold pressed olive oil on it) (recipe on yesterdays post)
Shopping for my Mother of the Bride dress~I packed
28 oz. Amazing Green Grass Chocolate Smoothie
16oz Virgin Mary
Time for a movie with the kids, so I'm taking
16oz of freshly made Grapefruit juice with a dash of stevia
My husband called tonight and we are going to endeavor to do a 3 day JuiceFeast this weekend!!!