I signed up to do the Go Plant-Power Challenge, and it started this week. It’s a two-week challenge to eat more of a plant-based diet, and I’ll share some of the tips, recipes and ideas I learn from nutritionist and author Sharon Palmer, RD. If you’re interested in doing it with me, just like the Go Plant-Power Facebook page, and you’ll get all of the information first hand. There’s also the chance to win some great prizes, so let’s jump on the bandwagon together!
Many people are afraid of plant-based or meatless diets, because they feel they will be too restrictive. I can’t tell you how many clients say “that’s never gonna fly with my family”. Well, the beauty of a plant-based diet is that it’s completely flexible. You just try to eat more fruits, vegetables, and whole grains – all the stuff that’s good for you, and less meat. It’s not vegan, there’s no scouring the food labels for certain ingredients you have to avoid, you can eat dairy if you like, and really, if you’re craving some fish or chicken or even a burger, you can still have it. You just have to try to eat more plants. Continue Reading..