Thursday, January 6, 2011

labels are for cans, not people....

i can't label myself as a vegetarian, pescatarian, vegan, etc. i'm sure there's not a name for the way i eat, and i'm glad. i don't want to get 'caught' eating something some day and have someone say "OMG, you're eating chicken?! i thought you were a....". i will say that i haven't eaten beef or pork in about 8 years (i've lost count), but every time i see someone eating a juicy burger, or i smell a steak on the bbq it makes me drool a bit. it wasn't really hard to phase beef and pork out of my diet and stick to poultry and fish. however, for the last 8 days i've given up poultry and have only had fish a few days. this transition seems like it's going to be a lot more difficult! i looooooove chicken and turkey, but the things i see on tv about chicken farms are disgusting. i'm also trying to cut back on dairy. i will NEVER be able to give up dairy completely, because i have a severe obsession with chocolate (i'm sure i'll have a whole blog post about chocolate some day). i use almond milk and earth balance soy butter when i can, and i don't eat a lot of cheese. all of this rambling, just to tell you about a cool website i've been browsing called veganyumyum! they have a bunch of recipes, from salads to some delishhhhhh looking cinnamon rolls. all vegan! there is a recipe for eggplant and pine nut lasagna that looks sooooooo good! WHAT?? lasagna with NO cheese?! yep! ok, it's not really lasagna, more like noodles, sauce and veggies, but it still sounds delicious! i haven't made it yet, but it's on my list of meals for next week! i'll let you know how it goes :)

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