30 Bananas a Day!

Hi everyone!
I need some help! :(
It's my mums birthday and we're going out for dinner tonight. Originally we were going to a vegan restaurant because she is vegan also. But offcourse everyone else complained and now we are going to a completely "normal" Italian resturaunt. I called the place to check they at least have SOMETHING that is vegan and gluten free, and they said yes. But I'm also worried about oils (which Italians use heavily) and sodium... What might be my best bet to order?
I thought risotto but then realised it's probably dripping in oil :(
I'm also more worried than I probably should be because I've been sick again lately with candida- it's stubborn but has almost cleared up since I've started rt4, but as soon as I eat something wrong, I get a rash again and can't go to the toilet :(
Ughhhhhhhh :(

Thank you everyone!

Views: 197

Reply to This

Replies to This Discussion

At Italian restaurants with family sometimes I'll order pasta (be sure it's not egg noodles) and have them toss it in a pan with a few steamed/boiled veggies like mushrooms and carrots and broccoli, and "sautee" it with chopped tomatoes or plain tomato sauce if it doesn't have oil. The juice from the tomatoes will make it not stick and you can just ask for pepper and a little salt or no salt or whatever simple seasonings they have. Also some basil adds a nice touch

That's a great idea, but wouldn't this be so much to ask? And so difficult? Sometimes I just simply ask for no oil and they act like I'm an alien lol. I couldn't imagine trying to explain using tomato and its juice to sautée rather than oil ?! But thank you for the suggestion .. Maybe I'll get pasta with steam veg and tomato paste and lemon juice :)

I feel you, it can get awkward if done wrong. Everyone has to find their best way of going about it. Some like to be quiet and try to hide the requests, while others like to make a scene and try to make everyone at the table laugh about it. I often say to the waiter/waitress "hey I have some dietary restrictions, could you help me out? Great! So I'm just wondering if I can get some plain wheat pasta tossed in some veggies. Only thing is I cant have an animal products like meat or dairy, and also no oil. Yes, no oil. Crazy right?! Yeah I don't know, maybe the chef could just toss it in a pan with some chopped tomatoes so they don't have to use oil." And always finish with "thanks, I really appreciate it." Takes idk 45 seconds but if you never ask, you'll never know.

Well, think of the rec fat percentage as an average over days, weeks, months.  So don't obsess over one meal. 

Eat ethical.  EAt vegan.  Have fun. 

May be eat raw fruits and salad all day, and you are good to go. 

For future reference, I like to go out to places that have at least a salad bar, if not a whole buffet.  Then everyone is happy!

Peace, PK

RSS

About

TheBananaGirl created this Ning Network.

30BaD Search

Latest Activity

Aysel is now friends with Houdini Steve Owens and Sugalena
Wednesday
OrganicMark posted a status
"Why the 2008 Housing Crisis Recovery Is Just an Illusion (w/ Keith Jurow) #evolution #awakening #peace #truth #light http://j.mp/2ODSZ93"
Tuesday
OrganicMark posted a status
"Not Transitory - Fed Liquidity Handout Surges To Near $90 Billion #evolution #awakening #peace #truth #love #light http://j.mp/35F4Sl5"
Tuesday
Frugisaurus and Alex Curtis-Slep are now friends
Monday
Michael Lanfield posted a video

Return to the Gentle Sea by Michael Lanfield with Music by Dr. Will Tuttle, PhD (Full Audiobook)

Return to the Gentle Sea: For the Love That Lives in Everyone is a book on spiritual healing and cultural transformation on the human relationship to nonhuman animals. It explains how living in a herding culture, eating animals and their secretions,…
Sunday
Michael Lanfield commented on ednshell's video
Oct 14
Michael Lanfield and Olga are now friends
Oct 14
Raw Aussie Athlete and Lil Green Coconut are now friends
Oct 14
ednshell replied to Tams's discussion Best vegan retreats ?
Oct 13
ednshell posted a video

Take Back Your Power 2017 (Official) - smart meter documentary

This award-winning film documents the real story on smart meters. + Subscribe for free EMF guide & help stop 'smart' meters and 5G: https://TakeBackYourPower...
Oct 13
ednshell posted a discussion
Oct 13
Profile Iconmichael wilson, Savannah Holte, tori jacobs and 2 more joined 30 Bananas a Day!
Oct 13
OrganicMark posted a status
"QE4 "Not A QE" Begins: Fed Starts Buying $60BN In Bills Per Month Beginning Next Week #awakening #peace #truth #light http://j.mp/2M9cmoQ"
Oct 12
Rock and Tams are now friends
Oct 12
Tams posted a discussion
Oct 11
OrganicMark posted a status
"Powell says the Fed will start expanding its balance sheet ‘soon’ in response to funding issues #peace #truth #light http://j.mp/30Zc8ol"
Oct 11

© 2019   Created by TheBananaGirl.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service