46 days into prep without a re-feed meal and I was starting to feel like my next check-in email would be responded to with a “guess what? You get a re-feed”….instead, I was told that I looked like I’m retaining water which upped my cardio to an insane level AND changed my overall diet plan again.
This did not sit well with me, Jeff suggested we go for pizza. I had enough will to NOT cave and head for legit dangerous territory but I did need to pretend I ate pizza in order to survive.
I birthed a couple of recipes I hope you can find some enjoyment in.
Water retention. Pfft.
Without having anything tomatoey, I needed to build a base. I was originally going for a Thai flavour but it ended up being something…else.
I utilized my usual vegan prep food for these recipes…but not the asparagus as I am mad at asparagus right now and don’t want to taste it on anything remotely delicious. Stupid, plain, boring and never ending asparagus.
1 tbsp sun butter
1/4 cup rehydrated sundried tomatoes (let sit in really warm water for 10-15 mins)
2 cloves garlic
1/4 cup water
4 tbsp nutritional yeast
1/8 cup water
1 tbsp chia seeds
*Mix all ingredients in small dish with fork and allow to sit for 10 minutes to thicken* voila “cheeze”
Roasted brussels sprouts
Pre-heat oven to 425.
Slather on base, then add ingredients as desired. Bake for 10-12 minutes checking back to ensure you aren’t burning the “crust”. On my second effort I sprayed the bottom of the “pizza” with coconut oil.
Pizza #1 was:
Base, slivered yellow onion, brussels, tomato, walnuts & drizzle of maple syrup.
Pizza #2 was:
Base, broccoli, tomato, tofu (measured per my diet plan), “cheeze”.