Sage Sandwich – layers of pickled purple cabbage, tomato, avocado sandwiched between two toasted slices of oat-sesame-flax bread spread with a cashew sour cream spread spiked with sage. Whew, what a mouthful!
Eating For Your Body’s Constitution
When I started eating vegan/plant-based, I felt the imperative to make sure I would stay vegan indefinitely. This, for me, meant eating as naturally as possible, choosing whole foods over refined foods mostly, keeping meals interesting so as to avoid the awkward scenario of craving or missing animal foods, and also taking measure to avoid deficiencies. I spent my first six months subscribing to ideas of eating raw, thinking that healthy-eating entailed less processing and so less cooking, also choosing high-fibre foods (whole wheat, brown rice), eating significantly more legumes for protein, and leafy green vegetables since these were prized for their detoxing qualities. These healthy eating discourses are after all most readily accessible and conspicuous, which I thought to follow in spite of my own sense of intuitive eating.
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