Moose is on a BRAC diet mostly. That is a diet consisting of bananas, rice, apples/applesauce, and chicken. This mix helps his digestive track which is totally messed up by the twenty-eight different medications he takes three times per day. We deviate a little but keeping in mind that too much of anything makes him very ill. His system cannot tolerate salt, sugar, or animal fats. I cook with none of the three and only have extra virgin olive oil in the cupboard.
A typical day for us.
- Breakfast: Water, 1 Slice--Organic sprouted wheat toast, soy butter, honey with 1 cup ½ caff coffee with rice milk
- Snack: Water, Fruit or nuts or combination
- Lunch: Water, Salad with raw blue cheese or tofu or raw Ahi tuna
- Snack: Water, Spoonful peanut or almond butter
- Dinner: Water, Steamed seasonal veggies sometimes with chicken slices sometimes not
- Dessert: Water, Fruit or Fruit Smoothie
- Breakfast: 1 container Lite fruit yogurt, glass of juice, ¼ cup caff coffee with milk
- Lunch: ½ sandwich with turkey luncheon meat, cheese, and deli mustard, Ice tea
- Snack: ½ banana or apple or pear
- Dinner: BBQ chicken, 1 cup steam rice, applesauce, Ice tea
- Dessert: Glass of Port, biscuit or International Decaf Coffee and sugar free cookies
Taco Night Recipe
The taco meat:
- 1 pound ground turkey meat
- Chile powder
- Cayenne pepper
- ¼ cup diced onions (yellow, white, or green)
- 2 cloves of garlic smashed and chopped
- Olive oil wiped on a nonstick pan
- Taco shells
- 3 or 4 washed dried lettuce leaves the size of your hand
- Black olive slices
- Homemade no-salt guacamole or sliced avocados
- Non-fat plain yogurt
- Salsa Verde or Rojas (I make my salsa fresh)
- Grated cheese (I use Trader Joes Raw Cheddar Cheese)
Serve with the taco makings. My husband fills the taco shells for his meal while I fill the lettuce leaves for mine. The leaves are crunchy like the taco shells with almost no calories. The meat makes it warm and satisfying. If you are not eating meat substitute the turkey with a soy based taco filling in the produce section of your market. Or you can eat the veggies without any meat at all. The salsa will give the south-of-the-border flavor.
You should have enough leftovers for a tasty lunch or taco salad.