Happy December everyone! I can’t believe it’s here already. Thanks everyone for your sweet comments, I had a much better day today 🙂
I have been vegan for 2 whole months now. It sure seems like it’s been a lot longer than that and slight mishaps aside, I think it is going really well.
For breakfast this morning, I had pumpkin oat bran with raisins, chocolate chips and peanut butter.
This breakfast almost held me until lunch but around 10:30, I got a little hungry so I snacked on some almonds.
Lunch was totally awesome today! I didn’t blog about it before but I made this awesome tofu on Sunday night:
And then today, I had the leftovers, plus some broccoli topped with salsa!
I had just the broccoli but wanted to put something on it badly. This was a great choice, I highly recommend it. I think next time, I’ll try hummus. But sometimes I do like broccoli plain, just not today.
Lately, I have been buying the Kroger brand tofu and I have to say, it is really good. I might actually prefer it. The texture is great and it bakes really well (425* for 20 minutes).
Later in the afternoon, I had half of this Clif bar:
Then I hit the gym for some weights!
I warmed up with 15 minutes of running on the treadmill (about 1.3 miles) and then got to
pumpkin pumping iron 🙂
- Chest presses
- Military shoulder presses
- Bicep curls
- Tricep extensions
- Lateral raises
- Front raises
- Calf raises
- Core: Back extensions, crunches, side crunches, reverse crunches, leg lifts, etc.
After the workout, I ate the other half of my Clif bar. I’ve noticed it makes a big difference to eat before and after a workout to keep me from being ravenous when I get home from work.
On the way home, I started thinking about what I wanted to have for dinner. Brown rice and vegetables just sounded so boring, plus I’d already had a few vegetables today.
Hmm…what to have for dinner?
PB&J oatmeal, of course!
Sometimes you just have to go with what you are craving. This was delicious and really hit the spot, especially on a cold night.
After my dinner settled, I went for a walk with my friend Candy again. She is due to have a baby any day now so we’re trying to move things along, ha ha. But it was a good walk and I was hungry again when I got home!
Times two! Tortilla chips are a food I love a little too much but I finished off the bag and won’t replace it any time soon 😉
Hope Tuesday and the first day of a new month has treated you well. I love the beginning of a new month, it makes me so motivated to try something new or start implementing a new healthy habit.
What new goals are you setting for this month?
Good night friends!