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Skipping Meat Challenge: Lessons Learned

After six weeks of switching out meat for healthier options, I reintegrated meat back into every meal. The results were good at first but after day three, I could tell the “meat once a day” rule had its value and benefits. Some of the pounds were coming back, which was not a welcomed change, and […]

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Skipping Meat Challenge: Week 4

Week 4 came by fast and with it I noticed some consistent weight loss (5 lbs total). I’m still doing one meal with meat and skipping it for the others and snacks. Because I am eating less carbohydrates as well, I have more energy and sleep a lot better. Woohooo! The allergies are still a […]

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Skipping Meat Challenge: Week 3

For the first part of week 3, I started to eat meat at least once a day only.  This step made it easier to figure out which plates would be good candidates to substitute for vegan or vegetarian “meats” and products. Anything pre-processed or frozen has lots of added salt so the benefit of just […]

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Skipping Meat Challenge: Week 2

It took me a while to get to this post because of my birthday celebrations. The new house hasn’t been fully unpacked either and I owed my husband a fully functional master closet and pantry. (More on that on future DIY posts.) Add to all this the need to validate a few of my observations […]

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Skipping Meat Challenge: Week One Summary

Trying to stop eating meat cold turkey is not too difficult if you like veggies and legumes like me but I do forget from time to time that I can’t have charcuterie or salami. Hehe. Seeing others near meat while I am around hasn’t given me any cravings. In a way it is true what […]

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Skipping Meat for Two Weeks Challenge

First off this is not a real thing, I just made it up out of curiosity, outside of lent parameters, and in solidarity. Secondly, the intent of this challenge is not to go vegan or vegetarian cold turkey but to embrace said culinary options in lieu of meat to see how much better life can […]