One month already?

I am closing in on a month without meat, other than seafood and shellfish.  Sounds fancy, right?  It’s been much easier than I thought it could be. Keeping fish in my diet has definitely made the transition from eating meat every day a whole helluva lot easier than if I went cold turkey vegetarian.  I’ve decided that I want to try and keep on this route and if I decide to have meat here and there I won’t beat myself up, but I really don’t want it.  Though I think if we went out and got chicken wings I’d probably need a bib and someone to stop me once my buttons start to pop.

My go-to items for the month were salmon and shrimp since they are the items I have the most experience with.  Tacos, soups, baked, sauteed, etc.  I’ve been more than satisfied and I haven’t had that super gross feeling I typically have after eating chicken or red meat that is almost like trying to digest a cinder block.

Here are a couple of photos, one from a few days ago and one from what I am making right now:

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salmon made in the cast iron pan topped with bok choy sauteed with onions and ponzu sauce and steamed vegetables

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shrimp broth ready to simmer in my crock pot for dinner tonight and shrimp in a marinade in the background, they will swim in lemon juice and soy sauce until it’s time to add them to the soup

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Now if only they had recipes for cooking these little guys who sneak into my house.(I’m kidding!!  I couldn’t eat one of these cutie pies <3)

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