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7 October, 2013

The Mediterranean Diet

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Earlier this year I went on the old 7-day Cabbage Soup Diet (or cleanse, whatever you want to call it), for which I got a lot of strange looks.  It’s not as much a fad diet, because it’s not really popular these days, but I liked that it was short and I could eat a
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16 March, 2013

The Cabbage Soup Diet: Day Seven

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Yes, Day Seven!! I can have veggies, brown rice, and unsweetened fruit juice today. Breakfast: cranberry juice, espresso Lunch: cabbage soup, cranberry juice Dinner: salad with brown rice (that’s the plan) It’s Saturday, and normally I would eat at one of my favorite restaurants today.  I think my plan is to have a big salad
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14 March, 2013

The Cabbage Soup Diet: Day Five

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Diet Day 5: Beef and Tomatoes.  Real food!? I am taking full advantage with a special recipe. Breakfast: cappuccino Lunch: cabbage soup Snacks: um… water Dinner: cabbage rolls For dinner, we decided to make Grandma’s famous cabbage rolls, or “halupkes”. We made some healthy edits (which I’m including in a footer note below) and they
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13 March, 2013

The Cabbage Soup Diet: Day Four

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Today is Day Four of the Cabbage Soup Diet which means bananas and skim milk for me all day.  That’s much more limiting than the previous days.  Luckily, I was super busy at work and didn’t even think about food.  I guess that’s the trick! Breakfast: skim milk, banana, cappuccino Lunch: cabbage soup Snack: 2 bananas
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12 March, 2013

The Cabbage Soup Diet: Day Three

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Day Three – fruits AND veggies! It’s a little bit easier than yesterday because I have more options.  So I have stuffed myself with everything I’m allowed to eat! Breakfast: espresso, grapes, and cranberry juice Lunch: cabbage soup, salad (w/ lemon vinaigrette), pear Snacks: kale chips, chick peas (see below) Dinner: cabbage soup, tomato &
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11 March, 2013

The Cabbage Soup Diet: Day Two

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This is going to be a long week! I’ve made my sister do this diet with me and we will probably spend most of the week complaining about it.  It’s only been two days and I want cheese and ice cream. And wine. All at once. Today’s eats… Breakfast: coffee with skim milk Lunch: salad
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