How to loose 16 pounds in three months . . . without trying!
|Monday||Tea, coffee, Mandazi||White rice, beans, green vegetable||Ugali, green vegetable|
|Tuesday||Tea, coffee, bread||White rice, potatoes, chapati, meat (goat), potatoes, bannana||Fresh maize, beans, green vegetable|
|Wednesday||Tea, coffee, bread||White rice, potatoes, tomatoes||White rice, beans Chapati|
|Thursday||Tea, coffee, bread||Ugali, green vegetable||White rice, greens|
|Friday||Tea, coffee, sweet potatoe||Spaghetti, karanga, green vegetable||Fresh Maize, beans, green vegetable|
|Saturday||Tea, coffee pancakes||Chapati, green vegetable||Muthakoi, beans green vegetable pawpaw|
|Sunday||Tea, coffee, baked cake||White rice, cabbage||Chapati, white rice, potatoes, cabbage|
Mandazi: (Kenyan doughnut) African fried bread, not as sweet as U.S. doughnut but my favorite! I also liked the cooked cabbage on rice.
Chaqpati: A flat, pan fried bread . . . served frequently wiht dinner meal.
Ugali: Made from maize (corn) boiled to thick paste. Natives break off a piece, roll it into a cone shape and scoop up the soup or sauce. (You always wash your hands before a meal, and, obviously, after . . . Napkins not normally provided. I never developed a taste for this!
Pawpaw: Papaya, a fruit . . . I think
Karanga leaves: Tapioca comes from this, but never tasted like the tapioca pudding I have had.
Muthakoi: Never did find out what this is.
The diet works only if . . .
You don't have electricity
You don't (obviously) have a refrigerator, stove or microwave.
You don't have a grocery store or restaurant nearby.
You eat nothing that comes in a package.
You do not drink alcohol, soda, juice or milk but lots of water.
You use a "pit" toilet and stay regular.