Plant-wild week-day 1

I am excited! This is the first day of our 7-day plant-wild adventure.  I am really looking forward to eating plant-based for a week! It will be awesome, and  I can actually feel how every cell in my body is shouting harray and  jumping with joy!!

I’m also hugely grateful to my family for being in on this too – what a great thing to do together.

I am excited to see how we feel after a week, tanking up on heaps of greens, fresh summer fruits, nuts, grains and delicious vegetables.

So lets get started  – Here’s the first day’s goodies. I can hardly wait!!


Green good-morning smoothie:

2 apples

big handful of fresh spinach

1/2 cucumber

big handful of green grapes

1/2 an avocado

2 cups of water

a handful of crushed ice

Blend it all into a smooth delicious morning drink

Mango “yoghurt”

A while ago I made a raw food yoghurt with banana and avocado it tasted so good! This morning I am making a mango version of that. It is so simple and it taste so fresh and good!

1 big mango

2 avocado

a fresh squeeze of lemon

Add all ingredients in to the blender and blend into a smooth and beautiful, creamy breakfast treat

Serve with chopped dates, chopped walnuts and some fresh berries


What is better than soup, made from the ripest local tomatoes and with basil from the garden?

It is really easy to make too, which adds to the joy of making it.

Tomato soup:

6 very ripe big tomatoes

4 shallots

2 cloves of garlic

1 l of vegetable broth

1/2 cup of cashews soaked in water

Lots of fresh basil

2 sun dried tomatoes

one bay leaf

Chop the onions and garlic and saute them in a pot with some olive oil – saute til they are soft and clear. Chop the tomatoes and add them to the sauteed onions and garlic. Add the bay leaf and cook till the tomatoes are soft. Add the vegetable broth and cook for about 10 min at low heat.

Blend in the blender with 3/4 of the fresh basil, the sun dried tomatoes, and the soft cashews to make it creamy.

Savour with salt and pepper and serve with a chunk of great bread, with a little olive oil and balsamic vinegar to dip it in


Wok fried vegetable served with cardamon rice:

I love everything Asian – Serve me Asian fusion and I am in heaven.


3/4 cup soy sauce

1/3 cup sweet chili sauce

2 tbs sesame oil

2 1/2 inch of fresh ginger

4 cloves of garlic

one bunch of spring onions

2 tbs of white wine

Finely chop the fresh ginger, the garlic and the spring onions – in a bowl mix the soy sauce, the sweet chili sauce, sesame oil and white wine – mix well and add the chopped garlic, spring onions and ginger.

For the stir fry – use any of your favorite vegetables

I used:

one bunch of green asparagus

1 red pepper

4 shallots

400 g of brown mushrooms

big head of broccoli

Fry everything separately in a wok, drizzle the marinade over the portion just before each sort of vegetable is almost ready. Put it aside and stir fry the next vegetable, making sure they all stay crisp and colorful. When all the different kinds of vegetables have been stir-fried to perfection and the marinade has been added – mix all vegetables together.

Serve with Jasmin rice cooked with some green cardamom pods and sea salt.

I got lots of great feedback from the family – no one turned their nose up, no one pushed the plate away – someone even said, while eating the tomato soup: “did you put cream in this”?

I feel nourished and full of energy & looking forward to tomorrow & another day of plant food!!

Go to Plant-wild day 2 here

12 thoughts on “Plant-wild week-day 1

  1. Hi, this is such an inspiring post and I love your blog. I found you when searching for experiences of high cholesterol levels as I have to do something about mine so thanks for the ideas!

    • Thank you so much – I am so happy you feel inspired!
      We found that by shifting the way we eat, made such an incredible difference to our overall health. 2 years ago I would never have believed it 🙂
      Wonderful that you are taking your health in to your own hands and making a shift, I would love to hear how you are doing!

      • Thanks, it is great reading about your positive experience as it’s good to see what is possible in a relatively short time. I’m have my cholesterol level retested in 3 months so I’m hoping to improve it with food choices, oh and getting off the sofa…

      • I am sure you can do it! – And you are right, getting off the sofa is a big part, when you want to win over high cholesterol.
        What I experienced was that once I changed my diet, I got so much energy I wanted naturally to get out and move that body 🙂

      • I hope that is the case with me! I had my first green smoothie today and really enjoyed it. I’ve had a good quantity and variety of fruit and veg this week and I’m feeling good. Whether or not that is psychological…but who cares! I’ll be reading your blog for more inspiration and ideas. Thank you.

      • Wow, sounds fantastic!! You are on your way!!
        One of the benefits from eating healthy is also that it makes you feel really good. Actually for me, I do this for health reasons, but most of all, I do it because I love how it makes me feel!!
        Thank you for commenting and for following along, glad you are here!

  2. Oh Anne, I thought you were eating flowers for a second!! Everything looks delicious. Being a vegetarian, this diet would be easy for me. Pretty much what I eat anyway 😛 Minus the bread of course!

    • Bread made from organic flour, with love and grilled in the back yard – I believe it must be better 🙂
      Great that you are eating so well! Have you been a vegetarian for a long time?

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