Here is your shopping list this weekend in preparation for the Vegan Challenge beginning Monday May 28th! You can join for 1 day, 1 week, or the full 2 weeks! Whatever you do, make a commitment and stick with it! We’re going to do this together as a community to see the positive effects it will have on our health, overall fitness, energy levels, and physique.
Below is a shopping list for you to take with you to the supermarket this weekend. You do not need to buy everything, just buy what you like under each category. I will have the full meal plan with recipes up before Monday. Here it is! Remember, no meat, poultry, eggs, fish, dairy, or honey. And as Nicky Holender says, “EMBRACE THE VEGETABLES!”
black pepper, cayenne pepper or chili powder, cinnamon, cumin, curry powder, paprika
hot sauce (sriracha, tabasco), liquid smoke (def get this for eggplant bacon), low sodium soy sauce, mustard, salsa
Canned & Jarred:
black beans and/or pinto beans, chick peas or garbanzo beans (def get this for hummus), canned whole or crushed tomatoes (for tomato basil soup)
Edamame (def need this for salads and for “edamole” or “guacamame”), any frozen fruit or veggies you like
Seeds & Grains:
amaranth (you must try this!), quinoa, ezekiel bread (found in frozen aisle of most health food stores), brown rice, lentils, oats for oatmeal, psyllium husk, flax seeds
Fruits & Veggies:
Buy anything that you like! Be sure to get these though…
Mushrooms, minisweet peppers or bell peppers, baby spinach and/or romaine, carrots, tomatoes, egg plant (need this!!!), sweet potatoes + apples (we’re making a mash), bananas, avocados, an leafy green you like, onions, zucchini (for zucchini noodles), lemon (need this for pico de gallo)
Other but not necessary:
Almond, rice, hemp, or soy milk, tofu, tempeh, soy yogurt, soy cheese, vegetable broth (but we will also be making our own), rice/hemp/soy protein powder for protein pancakes, almonds, natural organic peanut butter unsalted
I will be posting the official meal plan with calorie breakdown either tonight or sometime on Sunday.
YOU IN!? Reblog this to make a commitment. Even if it’s for 1 day.