Accidentally GFV

Alternative title for this post: the day I ate an entire avocado.

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Oh look!  A non-egg breakfast! 

We were out of eggs, so the night before I made a vegan alternative. 

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Just silken lite tofu, nutritional yeast, & Bragg’s liquid aminos. [Lots of nooch]

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Then in the morning all I had to do was add it to a hot pan (sprayed with non-stick) and wait for it to get warm and kinda crusty (I don’t know a better word to describe it).

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In all honesty, I usually use extra firm tofu in scrambles, but the silken tofu was easier to mash and really egg-like.  The more nutritional yeast the better. 

I added avocado to it, but I think tomatoes would have been a nice addition too. 

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Oh, and that’s (another) Udi’s GF bun with Earth Balance. 

After breakfast, I went for a run.  A light jog is a more accurate description.  Whatever.  I wasn’t overly hungry for lunch, so I waited until 1 and then made myself a salad with some things that needed to be used.

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I had baby gem lettuce and kale, but I went with the baby gem. 

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  • 1 small head baby gem lettuce
  • 1 peach
  • 1/2 avocado
  • lemon tahini dressing

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I know you’re going to ask for the recipe for the lemon tahini dressing, but I didn’t measure anything.  It was mostly tahini, and then equal(ish) portions of lemon juice, Bragg’s aminos, maple syrup, and water.

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I just stirred it until it was semi-mixed, but a blender would have made it chunk-free.

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This was so light and perfect.  Sweet and savory and just…yum.

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I don’t think there’s a single thing I would have changed about it.  Hit. The. Spot.

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After lunch I dilly-dallied for a bit, called my mom, played online, etc. and then decided to make some zucchini bread.

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Oh wait, I had dessert first.  Let’s call it an afternoon snack?  The last three cookies from the box of Livia’s peanut butter chocolate chip cookies I got at the Brentwood Farmer’s Market.  It’s amazing they lasted for more than one serving.  I think I had them in three sittings – a miracle of self control on my part.

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So anyway, this is the zucchini bread I made and I’ll share the recipe at some point.

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Look at those lovely B-carotene loaded blank canvases!!  For dinner I had a sweet potato and carrots with hummus and avocado.

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I went back for more carrots and hummus, but the avocado was all gone.  :(

Last but not least, my dessert.

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I finished off the perfect puddin’ and the farmer’s market strawberries.

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Happy GFV day! 

It wasn’t on purpose (not that I am not mindful of my choices).  I’m used to eating a lot of vegan food, obviously.  And I’m definitely trying to limit the wheat in my diet.  But until I uploaded all these photos, I had no idea I was entirely gluten free and vegan all day long.  Win!

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12 thoughts on “Accidentally GFV

  1. Lisa

    The peaches on your salad sound like such a wonderful addition! I think I eat an avocado a day almost every day. I get super sad if I open them and they are brown.

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  2. Heather @ Kiss My Broccoli

    Mmmm, I want your crusty tofu! <- Hmm, next hot pickup line? ;)

    And I LOVE mixing my fruit and veggies in a big ol' salad! I'll have to try the sweet tahini dressing too. I picked some up the other day to give it another try (I've never really been a HUGE fan…I know, don't hate me), but I really liked it with some tomato and s&p! Who knows, maybe my tastebuds have changed!

    Coooooooooooooooookies!!!

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    1. Elise Post author

      i had to give tahini a few tries before i got into it too…i dont like it solo like a lot of people do, but i love it as an ingred in dressing, dips, sauces, butters, etc.

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