Breakfast- Brazil nut milk and strawberry smoothie (home made Brazil nut milk, 3 cups strawberries, dates, bee pollen, coconut butter, vanilla, nutmeg
Lunch- from Village Natural: plate of lettuce, plate of sliced cucumbers, green juice
One of my ways of finding comfort is to go to the Galaxy Diner on early Saturday morning and have a large leisurely traditional cooked food breakfast-without meat, but with coffee. I had stopped for a long while, but since last fall when I began to eat some cooked food again I've gotten back in the habit. This week I decided that I wasn't going to eat that for breakfast today. I missed it in advance, and I realized that I needed to replace it with something raw that I really love to eat/drink. The nut milk smoothie was the perfect choice.As you can see I went really overboard making it as rich as I possibly could. It was delicious, but too rich. I had made 32 ounces and I could only drink about 2/3 of it. I could have left out the coconut butter and it would have been just perfect. I can say this, I had no desire to go to the diner after drinking the smoothie!
I felt really tired this afternoon and at first I thought it was because of the heavy smoothie. What I really think it was is that I had black tea on two mornings earlier in the week. I am very sensitive to caffeine and it takes about three days for it to get out of the system so I think my body was just relaxing after the caffeine was completely gone. Also, I've been eating mostly raw food but I've been also eating cooked regularly(see "Semi-Raw"). Inspired by Jeremy Safron, I've been eating 100% percent raw again, and I think that my body was also just relaxing after eating only raw for three days and the stimulating effects of cooked food were gone.