Look below at the portions of food in this bowl. 👇
Ask yourself …
Do I Eat Like This? 🤔
Making your bowl more like this bowl is my recommendation for weight management and optimal health.💪🏼
🌱Half the bowl is produce. Enjoy eating both cooked and raw fruits and veggies go for the rainbow 🌈
Remember the Potato is a vegetable so it is “OK” to add potatoes to your meal. It is a cooked vegetable 🍠🥔
🌱 1/4 bowl is protein.. beans, lentils, tofu, tempeh, or add a scoop plant protein powder to your smoothie.
🌱 1/4 bowl is starch… intact whole grains …rice, oatmeal, quinoa, barley 🍚
🌱 Fat is very minimal.
Here you see just a drizzle of tahini sauce for flavor.
A small amount of avocado, olives, nuts, seeds or nut butters adds flavor.
Fat is not necessary to add to a plant based diet for better health.
Spice and herbs add flavor with no extra fat.
I say “skip all oils” Read ingredient list for hidden fats.
All the essential fatty acids are included in the whole plant to make a nutritionally balanced low fat meal …says Dr McDougall in his bestseller the Starch Solution.
Plus did you know that each of these foods in this bowl have some protein, complex carbs and essential fatty acids to make it a whole food low fat healthy vegan balanced diet.