Cooking then vs. now

THEN: I have always had a tight grocery budget so I planned my meals based around sales and purchased many foods in bulk to keep costs down. When it came to meat, I would buy large quantities on sale and then divide them up into dinner sized portions and freeze. I would count on this…

The last day we ate meat.

Back in August 2014, my mother invited us over for her famous meatloaf. As I took my last bite, I told her of our decision to no longer consume meat. She looked at me like I was from outer space. I expected this…I was raised on the Western diet of meat, dairy, fish and eggs….

No oil?

We have been plant-based for three years. In those three years, we cut out all animal products including meat, dairy, eggs and fish. But when it came to oil, we figured, if it came from a plant, we were good to use it. It wasn’t until I took my Plant-Based Nutrition course that I learned the…