Eat A Plant Based Diet
I love cheese.
This month I wanted to experiment with eating a plant based diet.
It’s nothing revolutionary, and before you start throwing stones over being faddish, remember that I am a self professed cheese addict who shamelessly eats hamburgers, Lunchables, and late night bowls of popcorn. None of that has changed.
My inspiration was pure curiosity. I have no glaring health issues to solve, nor am I particularly worried about dairy giving me cancer (the latest trend). I just wanted to see if something, anything, would happen.
To sum it up, being vegan is never going to happen for me. Vegetarian, maybe. But dairy? I love vegetables as much as the next girl, but salad after salad gets very old, especially without cheese.
I did make some good recipes though, despite my lackluster performance sticking to this diet. If I’m being really honest, I only ate strictly vegan foods for about a week. After that I still cut out meat but only limited dairy.
I lost five pounds.
Austin was on board at first, but has recently made a fuss about being hungry after meals. While we have always limited meat consumption for social and financial reasons, we were still carnivorous at least once a week and he’s been missing the beef. Fortunately for him, I’m ending this journey a little early this month as we’re leaving for vacation Friday where I most certainly will be eating crab legs. Please don’t take away my crab legs.
If you’re wondering, the reason I didn’t spill the beans earlier on June’s goal was because my biggest fear about eating a plant based diet was not actually giving up cheese, but becoming annoying. No one wants to be the girl always talking about how healthy she is. No one likes that girl, especially me.
What about you? Are you vegan? Vegetarian? Proudly carnivorous? Have you ever tried cutting anything out? Dish (and then bring me some wings).
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