Days 11: Tuesday
Breakfast: An avocado with good crunchy salt.
Lunch: Chow fun noodles with bok choy and Chinese chives in fermented black bean sauce.
Dinner: Bok choy and Chinese chives in fermented black bean sauce with chow fun noodles (note: this is not the same as what I had for lunch. More on this on Friday).
But as the days have progressed, I've come to realize that with just a tiny bit of planning, it's in fact the opposite: my food choices have actually diversified since beginning my one month abstention from animal products.
How does that make any sense? Surely, the more options and fewer restrictions I have, the more diverse my diet will be, right? For some people, that may be true. Many of you omnivores probably think it's true for you as well. If you'd asked me two weeks ago whether I'd be eating more foods or fewer foods once my diet kicked in, I would have said fewer for sure.
Let me give you a couple scenarios.