As part of seeking a long-term solution for my ongoing health issues, I decided to take a month-long dietary change challenge. No meats, no flour, no rice, no processed foods, and natural sugars.
WHAT A CHALLENGE!
The main idea is to eat more vegetables and fruits. Pretty simple, right? Not really. It is a real challenge when you are not used to it.
My current list of ingredients (but not limited to):
Some of the dishes I have learned to create with the ingredients I have at my disposal:
Note: These are phone pictures and not taken with the intention to post on this website.
I miss my rice & beans! It’s been a slow and expensive challenge, but overall worthwhile. I have begun to see small changes that make it worth it! And I have discovered some new foods that I would have never tried and absolutely enjoy!
I know this is a temporary solution to much larger issues but a great beginning and I am grateful to Ms. Rodrigues for helping and pushing me with this challenge!