What You'll Eat
Flexitarians are predominantly vegetarians, but they can still enjoy a steak from time to time. You’ll focus on adding five food groups to your diet: the “new meat” (tofu, beans, lentils, peas, nuts and seeds, and eggs); fruits and veggies; whole grains; dairy; and sugar and spice (everything from dried herbs to salad dressing to agave nectar sweetener). In her book The Flexitarian Diet, registered dietitian Dawn Jackson Blatner provides recipes aplenty. You’ll be digging into pumpkin-spice oatmeal with hazelnuts, a meatless barbeque baja burger, veggie enchiladas, cilantro-peanut stir-fry, sweet-cocoa yogurt, and apricots dipped in dark chocolate, to name a few.
Last updated by Angela Haupt | January 08, 2013
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