The older I get, the less urge I have to eat meat. It’s been a slow and steady progression from eating meat semi-regularly at home, to foregoing red meat for white meat and fish, to now embracing awesome veggies most days of the week.
I don’t hold myself to any strict labels (although flexitarian sounds nicely vague enough), instead trying to eat foods that feel good at the time and enable me to have a healthy social life. This is so important! I guess you could safely say I eat a plant-based diet with the occasional pulled pork taco thrown in when prepared from scratch, with love from the lad. Like I said, better to keep it vague right?
Eating a plant based diet means I’ve developed a huge respect for the humble veggie, and am continuously intrigued by the detailed nutritional profile of each and every plant. From cucumber to cauliflower – each is designed in its own special way to give the body what it needs. It’s incredible when you think about it. I mean, the humble button mushroom has been proven to reduce the risk of breast, colon, stomach and prostate cancer. Surely that’s a sign we were born to eat vegetables every day! Read More