Green Soup – Weight Reduction Soup (WRS)


Unlike most of my other soups, this one has more solids than broth by design. I want the fiber. It’s a simple soup, flavored simply but effectively. Bland could come to mind, but again that was by design. Soothing is what I feel when enjoying the simplicity. It also sports a chew, that’s fashionable and comfortable!

Makes 19 cups

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Benefits Of Cilantro




8/1/2018 WEDNESDAY Day 27

Total Calories = 926

Total Fat grams = 11.6

Fat Calorie/Total Calorie Ratio = 11%

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Refried Beans @El Jalapeno Mexican Restaurant = Diet food

Okay, we all like to eat out, probably more than eating in. Some were raised that way, others wished they were.

You don’t have to cook, clean dishes, argue with your family, everybody’s happy.

But it doesn’t even matter if sometimes we experience bad or rough or not so great times when eating out – we all still do it – sometimes putting the onus on ourselves, or we look for better places and they abound – they’re everywhere.

Who wants diet food when they eat out? Okay, some elitists skinnies do. But that’s not the rest of us.

As all vegans know, it’s not easy-going without the animal in the food when we eat out, because restaurateurs want to keep the animal in – everything if they had their way.

So, I found a place that not only keeps the animal fat out of the refried beans, but there’s no fat, which is right up my fat-reducing alley. Plus they’re creamy delicious! And they serve $2.50 bottled beer on designated days. Steve always gets Heineken, I get Modelo Negra.

They also on designated days have a taco bar, so I can load my refried beans up with cilantro, tomato, onion, lettuce, (Jalapeno peppers, not for me), green and red salsa.

I also get tortilla chips and salsa and I do limit myself to 8 chips to use as scoopers for the entire dish. I could in future request flour tortillas that would help with the total fat grams – we’ll see.

A glass of red wine, a plate of side dish refried beans, 8 chips and all the trimmings, which are free foods (negligible calories and fat) = 451 calories and 6.6 grams of fat. The Fat Calorie to Total Calorie Ratio = 13% (well below the 25%-35% recommendation by the government forces that set them.

Now, if I omit the chips and don’t sub in the plain flour tortillas, this becomes a fat-free animal-free meal. However, when eating out, it doesn’t make much sense to deprive myself to that extent. I’m doing everything else right and they deep fry in 100% vegetable oil.

For all these reasons, I’m placing El Jalapeno’s refried beans on the Fat-Free Chef = Diet Food list.




This is one mean meaty chili. Low fat, but you wouldn’t know it by the fatty chew of the beefless ground. Gardein nailed it. So what if we leave out the chilis. It stands on its own with garlic, coriander and fennel in a green pepper, onion and mushroom tomato sauce.

Makes 12-1/2 c.

Per 1/2 cup serving: 72.08 calories and 0.6 grams fat

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TOFU PUPS by Lightlife = Diet food


A veggie hot dog that only contains 50 calories? Breakfast, lunch, dinner, snack? It’s a good, economical way to stay on your diet path.

Boil them till hot or place in microwave till hot and they’re good to go. There’s no need to fry them, they’re that good.

The texture is very much like the animal version, only better and better for you and the planet, which is your home don’t forget.

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Cilantro Carrot Smoothie


Banana, cilantro and carrot juice blended till smooth with turmeric and low calorie almond milk! Sprinkled with nutmeg. Mild, pleasant flavors that make the throat feel good first off in the morning! It’s going to be a good day! I’m going to make it that way! Not much fat in this smoothie!

Makes 24 oz.

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Heavy Metals Gettin’ You Down?



I don’t know if this works, but logically it appears sound enough for me to at least try it.

Steve eats a big salad every day, yet he still looks and feels toxic. So, adding chlorella, which is a binding agent along with cilantro may make a difference.

I already have chlorella tablets, all I need to do is add cilantro to his salad, then he can take the tablet before, during or after the meal. That’s the plan. Adding water and apple juice to make a smoothie is okay, but why not use the salad as the vehicle? He already drinks a lot of water.

Chlorella is already known for its detoxifying qualities, but cilantro? Who would think a tiny leafy plant could do so much good for you? And it’s cheap considering all it does. They should package this stuff like marijuana if the snake oil claims turn out to be true. It even protects against food poisoning. Those Mexican restaurant owners are pretty darned smart. Put cilantro in everything, and don’t get sick.

I’ve been fooled by false promises before. One more time won’t hurt, and it just might help. Don’t we all have heavy metals in us?

Take a look here too >

Forty-two days seems like a long time for something to work. I take back the marijuana analogy. If I have to wait forty-two days for anything, chances are good that I won’t try it.

Still, I’m mesmerized by the claims.

Let’s see, two dollars a day for a bunch of cilantro is sixty dollars a month just for that. Add the chlorella tablets and the price jumps, plus the other smoothie ingredients. And of course they all have to be organic. The price just jumped again.

I wonder if I put the mixture in a pint of Guinness beer if the metal leaching process will speed up? I know I know, eat the green stuff with a Guinness chaser. That’ll do it. Then I won’t care so much about the cost.

Cilantro doesn’t stay fresh thus edible very long. There’s a lot of waste via dirty bruised bottoms. So you should buy it every day. I wonder if the seeds are as effective? I use a lot of ground coriander seeds in soups and sauces. Does it have to be eaten fresh | raw? I’m thinking about making a coriander cilantro broth. Maybe I’ll add the Chinese Five Spice àla Sharon that I ground up yesterday per Steve’s request. Add some pink Himalayan salt, then while still very hot I’ll clarify it by passing it through a coffee filter. Oh, I should add red cayenne pepper too – just a little, and maybe some fresh lime juice. I’ll let you know if I make it and how it turned out.