{What I Eat Vegan Wednesdays} 22 July 2015

Today has been significantly cold in Cape Town – and usually when the winter storm sweeps in, I tend to grab warm and comforting meals instead of following my Rawtill4 regime. I am delighted and proud to say that, except for coffee and hot herbal tea, I followed my diet faultlessly. Strict Rawtill4 vegans might not agree with my daily cuppa, but it is something that I love and not willing to cut out of my daily intake as of yet. Eating raw truly does fight fatigue – especially in winter – and so I will continue to try and incorporate at least two raw meals a day. So without further ado, herewith what I ate today.

What I Eat Vegan Wednesdays :: 22 July 2015

Breakfast: Vanilla oatmeal smoothie (about 600ml) and 1 small banana

To make the smoothie, blend 500ml water, 1/2 cup raw rolled oats, 3 frozen bananas, 6 dried pitted dates, 1 teaspoon chia seeds and a dash of vanilla extract in a high speed blender until ultra smooth

Raw vegan breakfast vanilla oatmeal smoothie

Mid-morning snack: 16 Cherry Tomatoes

Raw vegan Mid-morning vegan snack of 16 cherry tomatoes

Lunch: Fruit platter of 2x oranges, 2x peaches, 2x passion fruits, 1 kiwi fruit

Beautiful raw vegan fruit platter for lunch

Mid-afternoon snack: 1 Tomato

Dinner: Boiled cauliflower and broccoli (no salt), 3x massive lettuce leaves from my veggie garden, 15x small potato wedges and 1x cups stir fry veggies flavoured with chilli flakes, garlic flakes and dried mix herbs (no oil)

High carb low fat vegan dinner rawtill4

At the end of the day I consumed a total of 1520 calories which is perfect as I burned 1626 calories. I have started walking/jogging for 30 minutes a day to start getting fit again after being sick (and lazy) for a while. The daily fresh (icy cold) air does wonders for your energy levels and mood. Today, however, I got home a bit too late from work and so I couldn’t go. I still use my UP Jawbone to track my daily sleep and activity levels, but I prefer using Cronometer to monitor my food intake as you can set your goal to 801010 which Cronometer tracks effectively. You are also able to submit additional food items that you cannot find on their system, ensuring that each and every gram of protein, vitamins and minerals are taken to account.

My meals today led to a fantastic final score of 82% carbs / 10 % fats and 8 % protein!

Cronometer_801010_22 July 2015

5 thoughts on “{What I Eat Vegan Wednesdays} 22 July 2015

  1. oh I love cherrie tomatoes for snacks 🙂 thanks for sharing, always love seeing what people eat on a daily basis 🙂 just started following you, I have a vegan recipe/lifestyle & Cruelty-free beauty Blog as well, http://www.veganneeds.com
    so glad I found your blog & Happy to connect with you 🙂


  2. I really enjoy these posts of yours!! Your food looks yum and definitely helps me to plan my meals. I have question – what programme or app do you use to work out your calories?


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