Our favorite Registered Dietician, Jennifer Meachum, is sharing the latest in tips and tricks for the most trending diets. This week, is sharing an easy beginners guide for the Vegan diet, and taking us through her day in the life as a Vegan.
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Easy Guide for Vegan Beginners:
1) No meat, seafood, dairy, or eggs allowed.2) Keep it simple.3) Experiment with new vegan recipes 1-2 times per week.4) Vitamin and mineral supplementation may be necessary.
Sample Day on Vegan Diet
Breakfast-1 cup ready to eat dry cereal (vegan)-3/4 cup mixed fresh berries-1 cup Silk Almond Cashew Milk
-1/2 cup shelled edamame with sea salt-1 small orange
-Meatless "Burger" with Whole Wheat Bun-Toppings: Fresh Spinach Leaves, tomatoes, avocado, red onion, vegan mayo-1/2 cup baked sweet potato fries-Side salad: 1 cup baby spinach leaves, 1 Tbsp chopped walnuts, 1/2 cup sliced strawberries, 1/2 Tbsp oil based dressing
-2 Tbsp. Roasted Red pepper Hummus-1/2 cup sugar snap peas and baby carrots
-1 whole wheat flour tortilla-Veggie fajitas (portabella mushroom, peppers, and onions)-2 Tbsp guacamole-2 Tbsp pico de Gallo
-1/2 cup black beans
Bedtime Snack-1/2 cup Vegan icecream