As you know, one of the things that I am interested in doing this year is eating in a way that manifests and sustains my energy (because parenting the spirited child that is Happy requires a whole lot of energy) and improves my wellness. I’ve tried to up my fruit and veggie intake and I am doing better with that but I am thinking that I might do even better with it if I spent a concentrated amount of time just eating vegetarian. So I am going to do a vegetarian focus with my diet for two weeks. On the other side of it, I am hoping that I’ll have learned more ways to eat a balanced diet and that I’ll also be inclined to go vegetarian more often than I do now just because I’ll be out of the mindset of thinking “meat and two sides” with my meals. We do a fair amount of vegetarian now– I rarely eat meat for breakfast or lunch and we have at least 2 vegetarian dinners a week but this will just push the envelope a bit further. This week, I’m doing lots of reading (although some of the books I wanted from the library are on a wait list) and planning to figure out the two week span (I am thinking about starting as early as this coming Monday) and the meals that I’ll make during that two week span. BF and Happy can still have their normal diet (although Happy isn’t really all that interested in meat but he can still have what he wants which will likely include some egg and dairy like yogurt), but I’ll be making vegetarian dinners for myself and whoever wants to share them.
Got any great vegetarian recipes to share? Advice to give? Books to suggest? Bring it on (especially recipes). I’m filling up my head.