Viking to Vegan Continued!

Hi Peachville!

So I felt so amazing after the 3 Day Refresh that I now have to try this vegan thing. I will not be going vegan for life nor will I really be going vegan at all since my Shakeology is not vegan (although they do have vegan options). Vegan-ish. I will be keeping a vegan-ish diet until next weekend and then who knows, maybe I will like it and keep going for a while. Anyway, here are the main reasons I am trying the vegan diet…

  • I’m just curious and have to try everything.
  • Just like everything else, I have overdone it with low carb and am now sick of meat.
  • I’m kinda scared of carbs now and need to prove to myself that carbs are not bad.
  • I NEED more fruit and vegetables in my life!

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So I’m excited! Here we go on another adventure!

I am also currently doing the Lean, Mean, Squeaky Clean Challenge with my amazing fellow challengers to make sure I am ready for the beach this summer (If you would like to join us, please comment below with “More info on the free summer ready challenge” and I will direct you as to what to do next!) So because I am doing this challenge, I have to make sure that I am keeping in line with my weight loss goals as well. I have done a good amount of research this past week and feel I am pretty prepared to do this.

Stay tuned to see if I really am haha!

My vegan-ish day so far has looked like this…

Breakfast:

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For breakfast, instead of mixing my vanilla Shakeology into Greek yogurt like usual, I mixed it into oatmeal. It was pretty good but tomorrow I will mix it into overnight oats instead. I think that will be better.

Mid Morning:

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Renew Me Smoothie: Spinach, 2/3c blueberries, 1/2c unsweetened applesauce, 1.5c unsweetened cashew milk, cinnamon

Later I had my “Renew Me” Smoothie. I drink this smoothie all the time and finally decided to name it so that I don’t have to constantly list the ingredients on the challenge accountability posts. It is so refreshing and every time I drink I feel like a “new me”. Hence, Renew Me Smoothie!

Lunch:

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For lunch I had just a big bowl of Normandy blend veggies, with mushrooms, hummus, and sea salt. In case you missed it, I have a weirdism that I must eat everything out of a bowl. So prepare to see a bunch of vegan BOWLS on here over the next week.

So far so good but of course this is just my first day. I will be posting the rest of today’s food on tonight’s Lean, Mean, and Squeaky Clean Challenge post. Until then, have a fabulous Saturday everyone!

Questions:

Have you ever tried the vegan diet?

Do you by chance like eating out of bowls???  Haha!