It's definitely a Journey...
on 08-19-2009 at 01:14 PM (968 Views)
I'm currently a moderately healthy veg*n and looking to make a leap into raw.
I have dozens of books, I've been collecting for some time now.
The only problem I have is that I don't really *like* a lot of raw foods. I have Alissa's book (first one I bought!) and I just looked through the recipes again and unfortunately didn't see anything that struck my fancy. The food all looks great, but I don't eat that kind of food now, so I don't want to eat raw versions of it. Like, the crepes, chikn burgers, or breads...I don't eat that kind of stuff now, so I don't really have a taste for that, so it doesn't jump out as something I want to make to eat.
I don't like mushrooms, eggplant, tomatoes (raw), carrots sometimes, bell peppers sometimes (i'm kind of really particular about foods in a weird way...), salad, sprouts, raw broccoli, raw cauli...
This is definitely taking some brainstorming...I think I just need to think around more.
Like, I really enjoy lettuce wraps with veggies with a cashew sauce on top...but I won't want to eat that every day.
I really want to be able to enjoy fruits and veggies in their natural state, but i'm not there yet. I don't know what to make to get over that ''hump''.
I suppose I'm just venting because I really WANT to eat healthy, I just feel that I don't LIKE the healthy foods!
I used to be a junk food princess, so I still am "used" to eating like that. Going out all of the time, opening a bag and eating something oily, eating a pint of coconut ice cream...
Currently, my daily intake looks like this:
I usually skip breakfast(either not hungry, or morning nausea) and make a smoothie(usually cacao) around 11:30-12:00
Head to the juice bar for some orange/beet juice with a tiny salad(on a good day) and get either Snap Pea Crisps or potato chips (although now, I've said NO to anything but baked to wean myself off of these, totally addicted to kettle chips)
Dinner is usually stir fry with Quorn chicken bits and brown rice, an Indian dish, or vegetable tamales with beans or brown fiesta rice. Sometimes its bean chili, things like that.
I WANT to eat healthy foods...I just don't LIKE healthy foods :/
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