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90 Day Vegan Adventure – Day 82 The Vegan Traveller

The recent road trip to Denver proved to be a challenge for Vegan eating.  A few discoveries are noteworthy. For breakfast we carried Nutrilite Meal Replacement Shakes and Bars.  They make your tummy feel good when you have to eat early in the morning and they keep you from veering off the road into hash browns and sausage sandwiches.

For lunch we found at Sonic, of all places cranberry juice, sugar was added but it was a wonderful break from bottled water and orange juice.  Quiznos grilled mushrooms and onions on my veggie sub and made it to my specifications.  It was delicious.  Of course the Morningstar brand of veggie burger is available at Burger King and if I’m feeling deprived I also order the onion rings.   Finally, the old standby, Cracker Barrell has a four vegetable side dish platter with corn muffins that is very satisfying and they serve pinto beans with a really nice pickle relish.  Their Apple Iced Tea and Sweet Potato Casserole are a highlight of the menu.

Once in Denver we ate at two different restaurants.  Las Fuentes near Speer Blvd in downtown has homemade mexican food with bean and rice fillings.  The sauces make the food extraordinary.  The Old Spaghetti Factory is a great place to eat if you are hungry and like homemade Italian food.  We ate Mizithra cheese from Greece with  browned butter on pasta, which was the best entree of the week.

Finally, we never go into the higher altitudes without our Perfect Water.  It is purified, re-mineralized, ionized, micro-structured, and oxygen rich which is very helpful when trying to walk or climb stairs in the Mile-High City.  For those of you readers who train at altitude I highly recommend it.  You can find it on our website, www.like.mychoices.biz

If you have tried to eat a healthy, vegetarian diet on the road send me your finds.  I would love to hear from you.

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90 Day Vegan Adventure Day 19 Just So You Know

Just so you know, I’ve been in an earthquake, moved my youngest to college and am now watching a hurricane outside my window.  Quite the eventful week and vegan eating has taken a backseat.

Just so you know,  over the last 6 days I’ve eaten a taco with beef, a chicken breast, milk duds and iced tea with caffeine.  The taste of the beef was very strong and gamey, the chicken breast was rather bland, the milk duds and ice tea gave me migraine headaches complete with a visual aura.

So, just so you know, I’m not a perfect, always eat the best choice vegan. However, I am committed to the 90 Day Vegan Adventure and will be posting daily new recipes, challenges and victories along the way.


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August 7 Reboot Day 14 Almost Thru

Almost thru the juice, fruits and vegetables fast.  Today I broke the fast by eating something sugary, a dessert that I used to love.  Now it tastes way too sweet, so I didn’t enjoy it.  I also ate something I have craved for three days.  I’ve found that when a craving is that strong, I give in to it.  It was a bagel with an ounce of swiss cheese.  Tasted delicious and I was satisfied for the rest of the evening.

Tomorrow will be a day of juicing and fruits and vegetables again.  I’m realizing that my choices are what my body needs and I prefer fruits, vegetables, whole grains, nuts and non-caffeinated teas.  So many foods don’t appeal to me anymore.  This is where I want to stay and I’m afraid that after tomorrow I will be lured back into my old ways of relating to food.  Never thought I would be able to stay the course for 15 days.  This has been an amazing journey and it’s just begun.