Some of you may know me from my other blog The Art of Throwing Stones. Recently, I've decided to dramatically change the way in which I approach food, so of course I started blogging about it. However, that blog was never meant to be food centric so I decided to start another one just for my rants. A place to include more recipes, links to articles and other blogs, information, and anything else I think is important or that you would like to know more about.
I should open by saying that I am not a nutritionist or a doctor. I am just a girl who wants to know more and feel better.
I grew up, as many of us did, in a meat centric household. I was a very active kid with a high metabolism and it was never a problem. However, I never stopped to think about where my food came from. My sister became vegetarian many years ago and I totally respected her for it even though it was often hard for her (socially, etc). Now, I'm almost 30 and I don't feel or look great. It's all downhill from here, so they say, so I need to take charge now!
My plan for the next month is to live a more vegetarian lifestyle. Unfortunately (fortunately?), I love meat- a good NY strip steak with shallots, BBQ chicken, turkey on Thanksgiving- yum! My goal is:
* To whittle my meat consumption from 7-10 times a week to 2-3 times.
* To only eat responsibly raised, organic meat, fish, and eggs from now on as well.
* Eat more organic produce and as much as I can muster.
* To feel better about myself inside and out. Losing a couple pounds through simple dietary changes sounds like a plan!
This is to serve as my journal and progress report. I would love to hear from you- recipes, thoughts, your own story, anything!