Day 16 – Tiger blood is coming!

Day 16 is here.  We are on the downward slope now!  I stayed up a little later than I should have last night, and can feel it.  Just feeling a little brain foggy and headache-y this morning.  The newsletter for today states that tiger blood starts today (aka feeling great and having more energy).  I haven’t experienced that just yet, but hopefully I will soon.

Breakfast – Tried the Swirly Crustless Quiche that I made yesterday.  I heated up a slice of it in the toaster oven and topped it off with shredded coconut.  I really like the lemony taste to this dish and that it is something different from my usual breakfast dishes. 

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This afternoon, I was cooking like crazy!  I made spaghetti squash for a meal coming up later in the week.  I made this butternut squash recipe minus the maple syrup – http://theshiksa.com/2013/10/08/maple-cinnamon-roasted-butternut-squash/  I also substituted coconut oil instead of olive oil.

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Lunch – Baked Lemon Pepper Tilapia.  I covered the tilapia with coconut oil and then sprinkled lemon pepper seasoning on top and baked for 9 minutes at 425 deg F.  I placed it on a bed of spinach.  Topped with the paleo mayonnaise and fresh lemon juice.  Yum!

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It worked out well to cook most of today, since it was cool and gray outside.  The oven kept the house warm and it worked well to have a plan and cook many things at once.  I would cook one item and start prepping the next, so by the time one was done, I could put the next dish in the already warm oven. 

Dinner – Shrimp Loves Coconut from “Everyday Paleo.”  http://everydaypaleo.com/what-does-eating-paleo-mean-and-a-recipe/

This recipe is labor intensive, but very good.  I would suggest making it when you have some time or have a buddy help you. 

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Sorry, I cannot get my computer to rotate this photo.

Well, I’ve got a bad headache and think I’ll listen to my body and call it a night.  Hopefully tiger blood will come in the morning.  🙂

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