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Day #3 The Raw Food Muscle Fitness Challenge

September 3, 2010

Today is a great day! Great workout and ate good! I made one of the best after workout smoothie EVER!
Recipe: 1 frozen banana, 2 T cacao powder, 1 T mesquite, 1 T spirulina, Garden of Life Raw Protein, 6 ice cubes and 6 leaves of mint, some water! Oh my how refreshing:)

Day #3 Food Intake:
Buckwheat cereal with apple, 1 T sunflower seeds, 1 T pumpkin seeds with protein milk (I used Garden of Life Protein powder and water)

After workout:
Mint Cacao Smoothie

Spring Rollups with Curry Cauliflower, Beets, and Collards with 14 little Brad’s Flax Crackers
The Raw Food Muscle Fitness Challenge 9-2010
Kamut Bread with AB and banana

Pad Thai with tons of spinach (actually about 4 cups)
*This was so filling. Here is the recipe. This is not mine and I don’t know which website I got it from. So if you know who’s recipe it is, feel free to let me know. It is the BEST Pad Thai EVER!
Calories about 2100
Pad Thai Recipe:

Noodles:
2 cups chopped cabbage
4 large carrots, julienne
2 cups coconut meat, julienne
2 cups zucchini, julienne
½ cup chopped fresh cilantro
½ cup chopped fresh basil
2 avocados, julienne
Combine all ingredients in a large bowl and toss.


Marinade noodles for an hour or more in:

1/2 cup olive oil
1/4 cup lemon juice
1/4 cup wheat free tamari


Sauce:
1” fresh ginger
6 dates, soaked for 20 minutes
2 Tbs lemon juice
2 Tbs wheat-free Tamari
½ cup orange juice
¼ tsp cayenne
¼ cup tahini or almond butter
½ cup cashews
1 Tbs chli powder

Blend everything except the cashews in a blender. Pour over noodles just before serving and mix in the cashews.

Day #3 Workout:
Warm up for 10 minutes on Elliptical
Squats 15 on Smith Machine with 25lb plates on each side
High running in place for 30 seconds
Situps for 30 seconds.
(All Superset with 1 minute break in between)
Superset of Leg Press with 25lb plate on each side for 15
Step ups with 10lb dumbbells for 10 on each side
Leg Extensions for 25 reps with 60 pounds)
Fire hydrants with 10 lb weight
*This workout had me sweating and feeling like I wanted to be sick. But legs will do that to me.

After I ate and read some of my new book Love and Pornography by my friend Victoria Prater I went for a bike ride for an hour in the HOT sun! It feels so good to sweat:)

Now I am off to clean and stay away from the food for the rest of the night.

~ There is no Challenge more challenging than the challenge to improve yourself ~Michael F. Staley

Posted in Why Raw? 9 years, 2 months ago at 5:03 pm.

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