Seafood Avocado Salad

I’m back on the blog after a while of only posting on the Facebook page. If you haven’t caught up with me on Facebook, come over to Katy Whole Foodie. Facebook has its advantages over the blog but for new recipes, it’s good to get it down in a proper post.

I’m taking part in a two-week detox programme to help me kick sugar again. Because yes, my friends, I slipped. I thought I could do moderation but sugar is a drug and I am an addict. Let me say that again. Sugar is a drug and I am an addict.

We’ve cut out all sugar, as well as known allergens like wheat, dairy, corn, peanut. Grains or beans (carbs) are down to a half-cup a day and only for dinner. I’ve only had carbs three times in eight days. Coffee is also restricted to give the adrenals a rest. I’ve managed to go three days now without coffee but I’m probably having it again on Monday! And there’s no sweeteners, not even stevia.

The focus is on protein, veg and good fats which is how I used to eat. Although I’m missing cheese and other things like brown rice and some not so good things too! But I’ve been eating well.

Tonight’s Seafood Avocado Salad was two avocados, (toasted and salted) sunflower seeds, a new cashew nut pesto that I bought from a health food shop, chilli furikake, olive oil and lemon juice. Topped with tiny scallops and prawns (shrimp), both found in the freezer and fried in olive oil.