How to meet the challenge of a sugar-free life: a daily diary of pitfalls, overcoming obstacles, psychological skirmishes, and tips for us all. This is a diary of “going sugar-free” for the next two years (730 days).

Day 5: Autumn Bowled Me Over With Goodness

Today, I went to my favorite organic cafe, LPQ, and ordered a variation of the Warm Autumn Grain Bowl. I reluctantly ordered this without goat cheese and spicy pecans in order to keep dairy and sugar out of the meal – and substituted pistachios and avocado. Meal was the best (see photo). Black coffee instead of a latte with milk was another disappointing but necessary choice. Deal with it.
Food Log
Kale, arugula, brussels sprouts, pistachios, quinoia, farro, avocado
black coffee
Quinoa, kidney beans, green onions, grape tomatoes, banana, walnuts
Tip: When you find a restaurant meal that works for you, work with the chef to substitute the good for the bad.