So my diet has always excluded red meat, or at least since I was 16 years old and started to care about my health, wellbeing and nutritional intake. When I stopped eating it I lost a lot of weight (of course with a combination of working out) but I feel it's harder to put on weight ever since, when I started to exclude it. I am still eating chicken and fish though but my partner is a pescatarian, meaning he eats only vegetarian and fish. So I never cook chicken at home but I usually take it when we are eating out. Last time we have take out and I took a wok with chicken it was awful. I'm guessing when you don't eat meat for a while your body and taste get's used to other things.
So I have decided now to mainly eat vegetarian. When there is a option for tofu I will take it. I have also decided to only feed our 20 month old girl vegetarian only at home. At nursery she get's to eat meat but If I feel healthy and good not eating it why should I want to feed her with it. I want to try and see if this perhaps will make her antioxidant levels better and help her from getting all the nasty colds. I will keep you updated and share some tips about kid friendly vegetarian food.
Ps. the picture is my lunch for today. It's baby kale with lentils, quinoa, pistachios tossed in olive oil, apple cider vineager and spices. I also mixed in oven roasted broussel sprouts, cauliflower and onion. It was soo good!