I mentioned on Wednesday that I started Yoli – The Better Body System (BBS) this week as a way to start making some life changes. You can find that post HERE. Part of this lifestyle change is a complete overhaul of what I eat. I had gotten to a point where I was skipping breakfast everyday and hardly ever eating lunch. When I got home from work, I would grab something quick (which was usually junk). These habits had killed my energy; I had no motivation to do anything, and I was having a really hard time focusing. It had been months since I even posted anything on this blog – which really frustrated me.
Today is my 4th day on the system, and I cannot express enough how completely different I feel already. There is more to BBS than just changing your diet to fit a list of requirements; it is about understanding how your body uses food so that you can give it what it needs. So I want to take this Food Fridays post to talk about some of the changes I have made and why. Continue reading
I came up with this combination myself. Couldn’t decide what to have for dinner – so while I was just wandering around the grocery store, I tried to think of what sounded good. This is usually when good ideas come to me. Walking by the meat case, I noticed the Chourico and thought a stir fry would be just the thing. I have been trying to eat more vegetables, so I thought I would add a couple different veggies and see if it would all go together.
I talked a little bit about Linguica and Chourico in my Kale Soup post, but Chourico (shudees) is a hot Portuguese sausage. You can also get Linguica (lingweesa), which is a mild Portuguese sausage. But for this recipe you can use kielbasa or any other type of sausage.
I am not usually a soup lover, but this is one that I would eat anytime. As soon as the weather gets cold, I can’t wait to make a pot. This recipe was passed down from my grandmother and was a dish that my family always loved. Kale is like a power vegetable, with more iron than beef, more calcium than milk, and lots of vitamin C and K, as well as antioxidants. However, I never knew all of that as a kid – I just liked the soup. That is why I wanted to share it with you.