I appreciate the feedback but I was looking for specific recipes vs. I could just do this or that. I dont' really know how to just "do" those things.
And I do need a lot of protein. I've been tracking for 5 years now and find that I do need a minimum of 100g protein to feel healthy and balanced every day. I really hope to not get into a "how much protein do you really need" debate ... please believe me, even eating whole foods, no fake meats, even trying to go 100% raw vegan, I need at least 100g protein.
I asked about this once and Dietician Becky said that people who have been injured and are healing often need more protein, and that chronic pain can be considered chronic injury and healing, which could account for part of it.
But even as a child I'd always preferred mass amounts of protien over anything else. I seem to just need it for some reason.
And yes, I prefer to stay away from the fake meats, which is why I'm pretty much sticking with baked tofu or hemp protein powder, and trying to find suggestions for other things I can have at home before and after work, and on weekends, so it's not just all soy, all the time.
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