How To Eat Enough Protein Without Meat

I was never a huge meat eater… and it wasn’t really on purpose. I just tended to eat more carbs (even healthy ones) but I realized how important protein really was for my health and weight loss goals.

When I was pregnant, my midwife told me that I needed even more protein in my diet to help my baby grow. That’s when I started looking for ways to add protein into my diet without eating more meat.

What my video to learn how I added more protein into my diet without eating more meat:

Non Meat Protein Sources:

  • Greek Yogurt
  • Cottage Cheese
  • Quinoa
  • Beans
  • Lentils
  • Peanut Butter
  • Nuts
  • Chia Seeds
  • Hemp Seeds
  • Ezekiel Bread
  • Eggs
  • Hummus

When I was pregnant, I dealt with so many food aversions and almost ALL Meat was off the list… that’s when I really learned about using protein powders and how they can supplement your protein intake. read more

DIY Meal Replacement Shakes like “Pediasure®”

diy meal replacement shakes like pediasure

DIY Meal Replacement Shakes like “Pediasure®”

Have you ever had a time when feeding your child was a struggle? As a speech therapist, part of my job was diagnosing, evaluating and treating swallowing disorders and difficulties.

Many times doctors will recommend to give children Pediasure® when they are refusing to eat or need supplemental nutrition.

Have you ever thought about the ingredients in meal replacement shakes?

Read more on a Whole New Mom  about a DIY Meal Replacement Shake like Pediasure®

This post has been linked up to Let’s Get Real Friday  and Gluten Free Fridays and Healing with Food Fridays read more