I'm trying to do the same thing when I'm home. Bible study and B-Days are a different story...
Do you have an Iphone? There is an app for 21 day kick start to going vegan. There are a bunch of good recipes on there!!! Chili Mac (http://recipes.sparkpeople.com/recipe-det ail.asp?recipe=871629) & Artichoke Lentil stew were both amazing! vegweb.com is also good...
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I'm starting this challenge now because for Lent, I've decided to be pescatarian for the full 40 days (vs. just Fridays), and going completely vegetarian on Fridays. So I need to be a bit more creative.
But more than that, I just need to practice cooking more. Right now, the edibility of anything I prepare is questionable at best. My husband is an amazing cook and does most of our cooking. I'm lucky if I don't screw up Mac n' Cheese out of a box.
I tried to make hummus the other day. The recipe called for 4 cloves of garlic. I did not understand what a clove was, and ended up buying way too much. One bulb has several cloves within. I did not realize this before purchasing. We now have enough garlic in the house to ward off a league of hungry vampires for some time. (FYI, the hummus was a bit bland, but surprisingly edible.)
I can bake. I can bake like no one's business. Cookies, cakes, breads, pastries...all the stuff that's really not condusive to weight loss. But if I'm in front of a stove, with meats and vegetables and spices and all that, I'm pretty useless.
So I'm going to give this whole cooking thing a shot. Hubby is getting tired of cooking all the time, and eating out is not the healthiest/cheapest option.
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