This Sunday I wanted to spend some time making a few things.

Breakfast – 3 days Oatmeal w/ Chia Seeds, Raisins w/ a pinch of Pumpkin Spice Mix

Breakfast – 2 days Egg White Omelettes w/ Roasted Bell Pepper & Spinach

Lunch – 3 days Roasted Brussel Sprouts w/ Quinoa, Cranberries and Brown Sugar Toasted Almonds
Got the idea from my boy at Thug Kitchen here.

Quinoa with Roasted Brussels Sprouts, Cranberries and Almonds

Quinoa with Roasted Brussels Sprouts, Cranberries and Almonds

1 ½ pounds of brussels sprouts
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 cup quinoa
1 ¾ cup water
pinch of salt
1/3 cup toasted almonds
1/3 cup dried cranberries
¼ cup chopped parsley
1/8 teaspoon of salt
pepper to taste
2-3 cloves of garlic
2 ½ tablespoons red wine vinegar
2 tablespoons lemon juice (about 1 lemon)
2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
1 teaspoon olive oil


Lunch – 2 day ChickPea Pesto Sandwich Wrap
Got the idea from my boy at Thug Kitchen here.


ChickPea Pesto

ChickPea Pesto Sandwich Wrap

1 ¼ cup torn, packed basil leaves
1/3 cup slivered or sliced almonds
2 tablespoons olive oil
2 tablespoons water
1 tablespoon lemon juice
½ teaspoon lemon zest
½ teaspoon salt
2-3 cloves of garlic, chopped
1 ½ cups cooked chickpeas (or one 15 ounce can)
1 carrot


Dinner – 5 days Huge Salad: Kale, Spinach, Arugula, Roasted Red Peppers, Oven Baked Asparagus (recipe here), Cherry Tomatoes topped with a Vidalia Onion Dressing.

Dessert – Black Bean Brownies!!
I saw Rocco doing this, and I wanted to try out another recipe I found from Dr Oz here.

Dr Oz Black Bean Brownies

Dr Oz Black Bean Brownies

15 oz canned black beans, rinsed and drained
1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
1 tsp expresso powder
3/4 cup liquid egg substitute
3 tbsp whole wheat pastry flour
3/4 cup agave nectar
1 tbsp unsalted butter, melted
1 tsp vanilla extract


Started at 5pm, done by 730pm (only because I actually cooked the chickpeas from scratch).