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Hi Mamas,

I’ve just come back from a Tony Robbins UPW seminar and I’m having a huge detox. Thing is I know not much at all about being wheat/gluten/dairy/refined sugar free (used to be a vegetarian) and really need some simple meal ideas. Apart from fruit, veg, grains/nuts and lentils I’m a bit stuck. I’ve been having fruit or soya yoghurt for breakfast but I can see that it could get a bit boring and really want to see how long I can stick at it.

Can anyone suggest some cheap and simple breakfasts, lunches and dinners please? I don’t wanna turn into a lentil wink

Adventures of a Little Roo

Waterbirthed/cloth-bottomed/semi-BLW/co-sleeping/breastfeeding/wrap-loving tired and cranky Mama to my babies’ guardian angel Jaia (25/6/03 RIP), my gorgeous preemie Jakeybear (4/05) and munchable Little Roo (8/10)

They love you, relax into that

Can highly recc heather of the blog beauty that moves, 30 day vegan workshop, starts Monday
Great recipes and info
Take a look, I’ve done it several times and love how it makes me feel
X

One Happy Mama
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Fascinating. I’m on day 4 of a dairy free diet and what I’d give to melt some butter, roll some oats in it and stir it all into a big pot of yogurt LOL!

I’m eating
falafel with veg
mashed avocado with a bit of tamari sauce and veg
smoothies for breakfast - soy milk, a handfiul of oats (you could put seeds in if you’re avoiding them), raspberries, blueberries, avocado and an apple.
lentils and rice (I actually LOVE this as a meal)
Home made tomato sauce (think pasta sauce, not ketchup) with millet.
Have you seen the food doctor ready meals? they look like pot noodles! My hubby bought one this week and really enjoyed it - it’s good for inspiration of what you can do at home; I think it was quinoa, asparagus, leek and mint
I also made an amazing banana and choc cake last night - sweetened with sweet freedom and some almond and choc cookies too which are going down a storm.

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Will check out that Mama4 - thanks!

Starchild - Haven’t seen the Food Doctor meals yet, will have a look tomorrow when I go to the shops.

I’m such an awkward cuss you know. I’ve just realised that there are so many things I really don’t like the taste of that are going to restrict my new diet quite significantly: -

1) Any kind of Squash
2) Falafel (I had it once and was sick later, imagine falafel coming out of your nose…)
3) Tofu
4) Porridge

I could go on but will be late for school run if I do!

Will get back to you about the site Mama4 - Keep the recipes coming ladies smile))

Lara
xxx

Adventures of a Little Roo

Waterbirthed/cloth-bottomed/semi-BLW/co-sleeping/breastfeeding/wrap-loving tired and cranky Mama to my babies’ guardian angel Jaia (25/6/03 RIP), my gorgeous preemie Jakeybear (4/05) and munchable Little Roo (8/10)

They love you, relax into that

was it something in the falafel? I mean, do you like tinned chickpeas? I enjoy them tossed into a stir fry and do this with other beans such as black eyed beans for a quick meal…

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I eat (ahem, most of the time!) vegan and grain/sugar free…I feel amazing when I do it reliably.

A typical day for me goes like this…

Breakfast - two pieces of fruit, or veggies and hummus if I have woken up hungry! Sometimes a green smoothie.

Lunch - veg and pulse soup, or a smoothie, or a big salad with lots of olives, pulses, avocado and greens.

Dinner - varies more, but generally stir fry, chilli, shepherd-less pie, curry etc. I always leave the carbs if it is pasta or potatoes but sometimes have a little bit of rice if I’m very hungry.

Snacks - nuts, raisins, more hummus and veggies, olives, gherkins. Sometimes Green and Black’s mint fondant chocolate.

I am pointedly not mentioning all the wine.

Hippy-anarchist-feminist-eco-crafty Mama of

Helena July 06
Felicity March 09
Miranda December 11

http://theanarchistmama.blogspot.co.uk

http://rosehowey.org.uk - home!

In your chilli, curry and shepherd pie, what makes up the main part instead of meat?

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dahl and brown rice
Salads with avacado and lots of other raw veg, toasted pumpkin seeds on top of olive oil dressing
Jacket spuds and home made baked beans (mmm just eaten)
All manner of juices - check Jason Vale out on Google, jsut completed the 7 day juice diet and 3 weeks later feel amazing, tastes completely changed and I crave no sugar anymore! Or caffeine and so much less booze! smile
Rye bread with beetroot mm mmmm

Most of the foods I’m now are vegan or veggie with fish/lean meat prob twice a week. And eat eggs.

Good luck! Even my cellulite that has plagued me since a teenager has improved massively!!!

Oh and heaps of herbal teas smile

Wibble wibbling now! x

smile Mummy to DS born March 08 and DD born July 2010 smile

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Ratatouille - you can make a huge great pot of it to last a couple of days!

my favourite vegan cookbook is Another Dinner is Possible - http://www.amazon.co.uk/Another-Dinner-Possible-Mike/dp/1904859992/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1368735146&sr=8-1&keywords=another+dinner+is+possible There are some great detox recipes in there!

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http://ayearofmeals.wordpress.com/ I’m blogging my meals for a year!

Did you enjoy the conference, Lara? I’ve got I think at least one vegan recipe book you could borrow. I could give to Rosie to pass to you if you like xxx

Home-Edding, BFing, Co-sleeping, Carrying & Cloth-nappying Gentle Mama to Lovely Leo (Apr 07) and Beautiful Ella (Mar 12)

Thanks everyone, I knew you ladies would be able to help me relate to this whole approach a lot easier than finding my feet alone. I mean aren’t we all far too busy raising our children to reinvent the wheel?

Charlotte - yes please that would be fab honey. Either that or I could pop over to you and collect it, we’re free for a bit Friday..? I’ll inbox you my number smile

Have gone and bought a load of stir fry for tea tomorrow and will look further into this detox plan when I get a couple of minutes again tomorrow, see if I can come up with a menu plan/strategy.

Big love and hugs girls xxx

Adventures of a Little Roo

Waterbirthed/cloth-bottomed/semi-BLW/co-sleeping/breastfeeding/wrap-loving tired and cranky Mama to my babies’ guardian angel Jaia (25/6/03 RIP), my gorgeous preemie Jakeybear (4/05) and munchable Little Roo (8/10)

They love you, relax into that

I made this the other night - very tasty - http://www.bbcgoodfood.com/recipes/420645/chard-sweet-potato-and-peanut-stew

I’ve found a a lot of good recipes on the BBC Good Food site and the search option lets you search by specific ingredients and restrict it to vegan recipes.

Lainey

Trying to conceive my first little green babe

I like red lentils in shepherd’s pie, black beans and kidney beans in chilli. I like curries just with veggies, especially if they coconutty.

I eat a lot of coconut!

Hippy-anarchist-feminist-eco-crafty Mama of

Helena July 06
Felicity March 09
Miranda December 11

http://theanarchistmama.blogspot.co.uk

http://rosehowey.org.uk - home!

I like chick pea and vegetable curry, lots of mixed veggies, lots of fresh chili, coconut milk and tomatoes. I add lots of spices depending on what is in the cupboard. The children will eat it without the chili, but I particularly like a super hot one when they are in bed smile Oh and fresh coriander once it’s ready to serve. Mmmmmmmm with brown rice smile

Nice to see you back btw!

smile Mummy to DS born March 08 and DD born July 2010 smile

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Ronnie - 17 May 2013 10:14 AM

I like chick pea and vegetable curry, lots of mixed veggies, lots of fresh chili, coconut milk and tomatoes. I add lots of spices depending on what is in the cupboard. The children will eat it without the chili, but I particularly like a super hot one when they are in bed smile Oh and fresh coriander once it’s ready to serve. Mmmmmmmm with brown rice smile

Nice to see you back btw!

Sounds delish! Thanks Ronnie, I do still come on here from time to time but haven’t really had much opportunity of late. How I miss the days when my little Roo was a wee nurseling and I had plenty of time to play on t’internet during her feeds…

Adventures of a Little Roo

Waterbirthed/cloth-bottomed/semi-BLW/co-sleeping/breastfeeding/wrap-loving tired and cranky Mama to my babies’ guardian angel Jaia (25/6/03 RIP), my gorgeous preemie Jakeybear (4/05) and munchable Little Roo (8/10)

They love you, relax into that

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