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More exciting E2 Food Logs!!!

I  just love seeing the wonderful variety of plant-strong foods people are eating out there. I also am interested and amused with all of the observations people are making.  Here is a sampling of more fun E2 food logs.




Results From: Food Log
Submitted By: Raymond,  Japan
Submit Date: 6/18/09
Breakfast: 1) One Fuji apple. 2) Steamed vegetables: carrots, spinach, red peppers topped withBob’s Red Mill organic flaxseed meal.
Lunch: 1) Hummus-Guacamole mixed with fresh tomatoes, onions, & garlic. 2) Quinoa 3) Tossed salad with fresh romaine lettuce, Japanese daikon, carrots, tomatoes, & red peppers topped with E2 Basics Dressing 4) Baked potatoe 5) Frozen blueberry & fresh mango desert
Dinner: 1) Steamed vegetables: carrots, spinach, red peppers topped with Bob’s Red Mill organic flaxseed meal. 2) Black beans 3) Quinoa
Daily Activity: 45 minute jog doing dumbell exercises off & on and 10 minutes of Carl Sandberg Stretches.
Snacks: Grapefruit
Daily Observation: I have lost almost 2 kilos in 5 days of the E2 Diet & exercising. I also released weight several times today on the throne.
Results From: Food Log
Submitted By: judy,  United States
Submit Date: june 21, 2009
Breakfast: lemon cornmeal pancakes, blueberries, tomato juice
Lunch: red lentils, brown rice, kale, TVP, cantalope
Dinner: whole wheat pasta, TVP, carrotts, squash, green pepper, onion, broccoli medley, pineapple
Daily Activity: active, walked 4 miles, gardened 1 hour
Snacks: 10 almonds, 4 fig newtons (healthy)……6 regular choc chip cookies!!!!!
Daily Observation: had a good day until after supper when the cookies came calling!!!!! one just called for more.was not hungry and don’t know why i ate them


Results From: Food Log
Submitted By: Toni, United States
Submit Date: 06/16/09
Breakfast: oatmeal with soy milk
Lunch: homemade Macaroni and “cheese” with lentil and bean chili
Dinner: Triple delight from local Chinese restaurant (part of their vegan menu) I also had tofu veggie soup.
Daily Activity: walk
Snacks: watermelon, raisins, tangerine
Daily Observation: I loved the vegan menu at the local Chinese restaurant. It had veggie beef, chicken and shrimp in a wonderful sauce. I wish I had the recipe. I am happy I have leftovers for tomorrow.


Results From: Food Log
Submitted By: Tresha, United States
Submit Date: 06052009
Breakfast: 6:15 a.m. Rip’s big cereal bowl, with water, dried cranberries, walnuts, wheat germ, ground flax seed, cinnamon.
Lunch: 11:30 a.m. Leftover garden salad (with avocado) from Upper Crust Bakery. Small conainter of mixed fruit (blueberries, grapes, pineapple, strawberries) for dessert (fromWhole Foods Market).
Dinner: 6:00 p.m. Gnocci with 365 pasta sauce. Salad: organic romaine lettuce, organic grape tomatoes, sunflower seeds, pumpkin seeds, some crushed crackers (Dr Kracker 3-seed crackers). No dressing. One Kashi chewy oatmeal chocolate cookie.
Daily Activity: 15,846+ steps (not yet finished), 11,756 aerobic (105 minutes), 611 calories burned, 8.5 miles
Snacks: 10:00 a.m. 2 pieces of Ezekiel Cinnamon and Raisin bread, toasted with peanut butter. 3:30 p.m. 1 piece of licorice
Daily Observation: still want sugar

About the author

As a firefighter for the Austin Fire Department, he helped people and saved lives. As a friend to other firefighters, he transformed the way Austin ’s Engine 2 firehouse ate in order to save a firefighting brother’s health. Now, as the author of The Engine 2 Diet, Rip is teaching people the irrefutable connection between what they put in their mouths and their ability to reach their ideal weight and their ideal health.

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