Whole 30 – Day 1 Easy Peasey

Today was pretty easy; I ate lots of delicious whole foods, generally felt satisfied, and my energy levels were fairly good….until mid afternoon.  I intended to eat salmononly 3x main meals as suggested in the Whoe30 program, however by 3.30pm I was hungry and slightly irritable – clearly missing an afternoon coffee/snack/chocolate.

Today I ate:

  • Meal 1 – 2x scrambled eggs in coconut oil, piece ham, 1/2 avocado and tomato salsa with olive oil and balsamic drizzle – all layered up on a bed of baby spinach.  The meal was yummy and filling although cooking a full meal in the morning means I can’t rush out the door quiet so quickly.  I found the coconut oil a little too overpowering for the eggs, so must find clarified butter when next at the supermarket.  I also had a black coffee (usually drink white) which was surprisingly good
  • Meal 2 – large piece of the Moussaka I cooked last night – eggplant, lamb mince, tomato based sauce and coconut milk.   Really satisfying and filling for a few hours – but then I was hungry again – maybe not enough protein?  Also had a green tea
  • Snack – small banana, handful of nuts
  • Meal 3 – pan-fried salmon fillet with kale and broccoli

Overall today went well, although I think I need to add more protein in my lunch to fill me up so as to avoid afternoon snacking.  I’m guessing it will take a few days for the ‘paleo flu’ to set in, so maybe I have a few days before I start feeling rubbish?

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