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comment by kantos

A part of me is laughing hysterically, in my head. I've been debating writing up a blog post about going vegan after a really good chat with user4o4. All reasons of which are summed up in this article.

Man, it's hard starting out. I realized how much I'm limiting myself in terms of food options. Finding good sources of filling food is were I fell short going shopping this week.

I've known of plant based meant for a while, but I hadn't thought of it in this light. This is brilliant. This is my savior.




jadedog  ·  1166 days ago  ·  link  ·  

Filling food is usually a combination of fiber and protein. Finding plant based protein isn't as easy as finding meat protein. Beans, peas, seeds and nuts are usually cited as plant based proteins. Incorporating them in tasty ways can be a challenge.

You might like the youtube channels hot for food, Edgy Veg and Mind over Munch (not vegan but good at pointing out the macros) for ideas on how to incorporate foods for the most protein and fiber in a meal. These channels use a fair amount of processed fake meat and cheese products. I think they have a lot of transition friendly recipes. If you're trying to go fully raw or fully unprocessed, these might not be for you.

kantos  ·  1165 days ago  ·  link  ·  

Ha! I just learned how to make lemon tarts in 5 minutes. This is awesome.

    Filling food is usually a combination of fiber and protein. Finding plant based protein isn't as easy as finding meat protein. Beans, peas, seeds and nuts are usually cited as plant based proteins. Incorporating them in tasty ways can be a challenge.

Good insight. I knew of protein being a big filler. I've definitely gone out of my way to buy more fruits and nuts. I had a face palm moment when I got back home that I forgot peanuts/peanut butter. I'll be looking into the channels before I go on my next shopping run. My idea of having a main course is skewed right now. All I can think of is a 'hearty steak'.

Anyways, thanks for the channel suggestions!