Vegan Fitness Project week 8

So, it has been about 2 months now that I have been vegan.  I have yet to get my blood tests done, so as I can compare them a little further down the line.  But next week I should have time to do that.

I am still experimenting with different combinations of food to get an adequate amount of fats, protein and carbohydrates, and more importantly all the micronutrients necessary to function at peak levels. I previously stated that I was trying out a bunch of “alternative” products – i.e. meat and dairy alternatives, like burgers, cheese, sausages, etc –  to help ease the  transition.   I have stopped this.  There is very little nutrients in these products and is really no alternative to eating meat or dairy.  I would rather eat organic, grass finished, meat than eat these “alternatives”.   Read More

Vegan Protein Shakes To Start Your Day or Help You Recover

Hey Everyone!

I am still using the new version of the Vega Sport vegan protein powder (berry flavored), but I have tried a few others with different flavors.  You may need to try a few brands out before you find one that you like.  Not all of them mix as well as others, and sometimes the flavors are pretty strong.  You can mask the flavors by adding a bunch of stuff, but there are enough options out there that you will probably find one that suits your needs and taste buds.

Here are a few simple recipes that I liked.                             Read More

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