Whole 30: Day 14

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So, as you might expect, I ate some bacon today. I took the block of it to my local bodega and they sliced it up for me, so nice and saved me SO much trouble. I’m going to freeze most of it, I swear! 😀

Anyhow, today was good for a few things. First of all, I suddenly was able to make a perfect poached egg. I’m pretty good in the kitchen but I’ve always struggled with the poached egg. And yet somehow, today, I woke up able to do it.

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I give you Exhibit A. Breakfast. Simple, elegant, tasty. Mix the eggs with the arugula and you have a masterpiece.

The second part of my learnings today: I realized I don’t always have to make things complicated, and I can always just have a big salad. So, I did a lot of that today.

For lunch, a BLT&A salad on a bed of arugula. Um, it was easy to make, and also incredibly yummy!! Also, I felt incredible after I ate it. So, there’s that.

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I enjoyed it so much, and was so impressed with my newfound poached egg skillz, that I decided to combine the two for dinner. I added apples to the dinner salad, too, and it was everything I ever wanted in a meal. Feeling like I can last six more weeks. Maybe.

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Whole 30: Day 13

So, still having a bit of a rough time with this day. I knew I had a really busy morning, and I really wanted to exercise before the day got away from me, so I opted to run instead of eat before it all began. Fortunately, the “busy” entailed going to the farm and running the CSF (community supported fishery) pick up, so I got to pick up my veggies and fruit and chomp on amazing apples before I had a chance to get too hungry.

Also, I knew my bacon would be ready today. Which keeps any girl happy.

When I got back from the farm I was starving, so I warmed up the leftover stuffed squash and we split that for lunch.

Then I got the cured pork belly in the oven and some jerky in the dehydrator. Running out of things to grab and go is detrimental.

In the afternoon I made up some chicken salad (and some Whole 30 Mayo) to have around the house.

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I was so excited about the bacon that we decided to do a breakfast dinner.

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It was beautiful. Also I didn’t have to cook it. Also. My bacon is ready. 🙂