Plant-based diet

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I want to incorporate more plant-based meals into my lifestyle. I’m already a vegetarian, but I want to eat more organic, fresh foods. Right now my ideal meal plan for breakfast includes fruit, like bananas, plums, peaches, and cherries, oatmeal, cashews and mixed nuts, peanut and almond butters, and maybe on occasion spinach with apples, berries, and sliced almonds.

For lunch and dinner, I’d like to have healthy grains, like brown rice, quinoa, and whole grain bread, muffins, and crackers. I want to include more veggies, like sweet potatoes, carrots, kale, and corn, and great sources of protein like chickpeas, red beans, black beans, nuts, seeds, peas, quinoa, chia seeds, and sun-dried tomatoes. For snacks, I wanna keep dried fruit handy, as well as dark chocolate.

Like any lifestyle, I think it’s important to be relaxed and not put too much pressure on yourself to be “perfect.” But educating yourself and making small choices each day makes a big difference over time. I find that planning my meals for the day, and maybe even for the week, especially when it’s time to buy groceries, can be a great way to achieve small goals.

Life is a journey, and doing small things to take care of yourself along the way tends to feel really good 🙂 Even the things you achieve today are worth celebrating ❤

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3 thoughts on “Plant-based diet

  1. The pic of that fruit salad looks amazing. I’ve got to make some now! Thank you for sharing! I love your content and I’m looking forward to reading your future posts.

    Come visit some time!

    💗, Mena from noirerewritten.com

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  2. May I ask if you have tried your diet with tcm herbal soup before?

    I’m asking because I’m working on my first plant based diet but my family cooks herbal soup often and these soup are usually boiled with meat favours. Although the meat are not eaten, they are in the soup based. Is this alright, for planning my plant diet?

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    • You can eat anything you want. Since I’m vegetarian, I don’t eat anything cooked with meat either. If you cut out meat, remember to replace it with other sources of protein like beans, nuts, seeds, peanut butter, peas, tofu, chickpeas, whole grains, etc. High protein veggies with whole grains (like beans with brown rice) makes a complete protein. It’s key to eat a variety of foods. Find what works for you 🙂

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