Discover the start of my dairy-free journey on dairy-free: a week-long adventure.
I gave my skin a helping hand yesterday with a Dead Sea salt bath with lashings of baby oil. I also used a heated eye mask to soothe my dry eyes. As such, my skin felt supple all day, although my hands were still slightly itchy and flaky.
I have felt less bloated today, which could be dairy connected. I’ll need a few more days to decide.
What I ate
I’m lucky that my work provides bread and spreads for breakfast, but I was mortified to discover that the Burgin soya & linseed bread I’ve become accustomed to may have milk in it. So I covered Genius gluten-free, milk-free bread with peanut butter instead.
Me and my friend Donna caught up over lunch at Wai Kika Moo Kau– a vegetarian/vegan restaurant in Brighton’s North Laines. Tempted by a special on another diner’s table, we both went for the grilled bagel. Mine was missing the halloumi, which made me die a little inside (I love halloumi) but it was totally delicious, and something I could recreate at home. It was a wholemeal bagel with cashew pesto and avocado, with grilled tomato drizzled in a balsamic glaze. I topped it off with a cappuccino made with coconut milk and a dusting of cocoa powder.
Dinner was a late one after a detour on my way home to see a friend. Leftover rice and quinoa mix fried in egg with mushrooms and spinach.
Read on at dairy-free: day three