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Day 5-7 whole30 – whole36 Roasted broccoli with garlic

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Toegestaan maar laat ik die nou net echt niet lekker vinden!

Last weekend we were in Belgium, where good friends Sandra and Alain were getting married…

We knew it wouldn’t be easy sticking to our whole30 program during a wedding… We had kind of foreseen that would be an issue and well not surprisingly we didn’t fully stick to it.

The dishes we got during dinner were actually quite ok; lots of fish and other beautiful produce. But well, you can’t really walk up to the chef after every single dish and ask how they prepared it exactly. “Listen to me mister chef. I hope you didn’t use any butter preparing that fish or did you add sugar to the dressing maybe? Cream in thes auce?’ And the list could go on. Not something you want to do.

So I have tried to stick to it for as best as I could, shoving a small grain based salad to the side and eating the fish and the vegetables and just simply enjoyed the food. I did skip dessert which in itself, is a major accomplishment for me!

So in terms of food I think I’ve done reasonably well if you don’t count any hidden ingredients. But..  and here it comes.. I did drink a few glasses of wine during dinner… And yes those are also very much off limits.

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