Today’s highs were in the mid-90s in central North Carolina, with predictions for 106 over the next few days! Scary stuff.
Usually, this is weather for pulling out the no-thought dinner staples—pasta with herbs, cold cuts, even a bowl of cereal with almond milk. With all of those things now off-limits, it’s time to come up with some new mindless meals.
The guys did just fine with freezer leftovers. I wound up wandering the aisles of the food co-op, then coming home to experiment.
The result was a rather odd salad of mung bean threads and veggies on lettuce. It has promise, but needs work. For sauce, I used the soy-less “soy sauce” from Chloe Coscarelli’s vegan cookbook Chloe’s Kitchen, mixed with brown sugar, lime juice, and balsamic. Too sweet and needs some zing, but it’s a start.
Here’s the photo. I think I’m going to dispense with the daily diet log, though. It’s getting kind of repetitive.
What is EosGirl avoiding? Here’s the latest on my diet.