I have more story to tell about my transition to a plant based diet, but for now, I will tell you that I had a little health scare that really kicked me in the rear end. It became evident that I am meant to at least try this diet change out for real so that I can decide if it will positively affect my life. Even my ardently carnivorous husband has devoted himself to a meat free diet in support of my new lifestyle. It was unexpected and absolutely appreciated. Extremely touching, actually.
Right now I am adjusting to a texture change in my coffee. I usually take lots of cream and I am trying to replace it, for now, with creamer made from coconut milk. It is plenty sweet on it's own, but I miss the hearty-ness of cream. Any suggestions?
On our menu this week...
Rich n' Creamy Vegan Tomato Pasta I will be omitting the pine nuts because my daughter has a sensitivity.
Butternut Squash and Black Bean Chipotle Chili
Vegan Green Bean Casserole!!! I want to try this before the holidays start so I can tweak it if necessary, but I am super excited to find this alternative. Green Bean Casserole is a MUST on my holiday table. I could care less about turkey. All I want is GBC and stuffing - YUMMMMMM.
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