Month: January 2020

January Journey…Day 11 of my Plant-Based Pescatarian Diet

Days like today make me so grateful that I have a husband that loves to cook almost as much as I do. Not only did he make a big breakfast for my son and our granddaughters but he made dinner for me later that night as well. Yes, his breakfast was not on my diet …

January Journey….Day 10 of my Plant-Based Pescatarian Diet

I woke up very excited today because my granddaughters were coming to visit and spend the night. Needless to say, a two and three year old is not usually overly interested in a plant-based diet (at least not these two..ha, ha). So, I was faced with my first real test….cooking something I used to eat …

January Journey…Day 9 of my Plant-Based Pescatarian Diet

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, right? Lucky for me, maybe not! It turns out that by me skipping breakfast and not eating after 8 pm, I am doing what is called intermittent fasting which apparently is very healthy for you! “Studies show that intermittent fasting can: Stabilize blood sugar levels, increase resistance …

January Journey…Day 7 of my Plant-Based Pescatarian Diet

One of my strategies for making this a successful journey is utilizing leftovers and trying not to waste food. That is what motivated me on Day 7 to finally make breakfast! Not only that, I even made a nutritional snack! I was quite proud of myself! The other day I had made Mexican tofu crumbles …

January Journey..Day 6 of my Plant-Based Pescatarian Dietl

“Food is our common ground, a universal experience..” James Beard. This quote certainly held true today when during lunch with one of my best friends, Jenny, and then again, while getting my toes manicured with Amy, the subject of food played a major part in the conversation. Food is something we all can talk about…it …

January Journey…Day 5 of my Plant-Based Pescatarian Diet

Following a plant-based diet can be difficult if you have a meat-loving spouse.  Yes, I like meat but Jeff LOVES meat!  He is, however, willing to be somewhat helpful in my journey in that he is willing “to try” what I make and will find a way to add to his meals so I don’t have …

January Journey…Day 4 of my Plant-Based Pescatarian Diet

Simple is Sustainable…and that is exactly what Day 4 was for me. It was all about leftovers and a simple dinner with no cooking involved. It was Saturday and my husband was currently out of town. So, it was just me, Lily and Mylo (my feline friends) and my best cuddle buddy, Oscar, my little …

January Journey…Day 2 of my Plant-Based/Pescatarian Journey

“You are what you eat, so don’t be fast, cheap, easy, or fake.” -Unknown This quote, while quite humorous, is so accurate and already on Day 2, I’m learning so much about how what we eat impacts our health. Yes, I’m finding that it does take a little more time and that is why leftovers and …

January Journey…Day 1 of Plant-Based/Pescatarian Diet

New Year’s Day is typically considered a day in which we focus on the positive changes we want to make for the new year. This seems especially true when we embark on a new decade that offers so many possibilities. At 53 years old, I realize more and more the value of how food impacts …

My January Journey into a Plant-Based/Pescatarian Diet Lifestyle..

Being a huge foodie, I’m always on the lookout for the latest food trends and it’s hard to ignore the recent trend towards a more plant-based diet. I did do a Pescatarian Diet about 7 years ago and truly never felt better. Basically, that is eliminating all meat such as beef, pork, and poultry but …