4/14 Menu Planning & Vegetarian Challenge
Benefits of Vegetarian Diet
- Lower disease risk
- Less obesity in vegetarians
- Increased energy
- Strong bones
- Longer life
- Reduce risk of food-born illness
- Ease menopause symptoms
- Eat less toxic chemicals and hormones
- Reduce pollution
- Save money
- Improve performance
- Decrease recovery time
Source: Joel Fuhrman: Fueling the vegetarian athlete
This is a low key and no pressure challenge. And more importantly no guilt.
Watch for blog posts this week and final challenge details to be announced on April 21. Did I mention that we have prizes? Yes, a little extra motivation generously provided by out sponsors.
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Now on to my weekly menu, I feel like I am getting into a meal rut, I think a lot has to do with the lack of nice weather. I want to move on to warmer weather foods but it stays cold. Trying a couple new recipes this week in hopes of changing things up a bit. How do you get out of a meal rut?
Banana Breakfast Cake (my usual)
GF Flax Muffin with Almond Butter
Black Bean/Sweet Potato Burger & Roasted Potatoes
Grilled Eggplant with Mashed Cauliflower & ?
Veggie Bean Crockpot Meal (Based on Recipe)
Veggies and Hummus
Apples with SunButter
Brown Rice Cakes with Almond Butter
Granola with Almond Milk Yogurt