I am doing the 21 day vegan kickstart. I thought I'd write about it here. There is no real political social drive to doing this-I just became aware of it, thought it sounded reasonable (21 days is not forever) and I've been looking for something to spark some interest in health. Ok, I was looking for a catalyst-I'm interested in being healthy-just not interested enough to do much about it lately.
In preparation for health I gorged for the past week or so on any high fat, high cholestral meat based food that crossed my path, with additional points of sodium content. So, today I woke up feeling pretty fat and bloated and ready for a change.
I already had things like beans, peanut butter and boca burgers-but I did buy some soy milk for my coffee and soy cheese for my beans-so I'm all set. I read some recipes, but didn't go all out and prepare menu plans for the week because I don't roll that way. I made a nice blackeyed pea/corn salad for lunch with enough leftover for one other meal-that's how I prefer to plan ahead. An 8 serving something just depresses the hell out of me unless it's chili or cole slaw-which I can pretty much just eat on till they are gone. I didn't make either of those on purpose because I felt like it would almost be cheating-I'll do that next week when I don't want to think so hard about things.
I did get the fixings for some baba ganoush-but I'll make it tomorrow. I love that stuff, but they would kick me out of dog class tonight-so it's best eaten in solitude...I'm thoughtful that way.