You have made the decision to change your life and have done extensive research on Beyond Diet and what it can do for you. You have pinpointed what exercise routines are going to work and now you want to start shopping for the groceries you need to begin your new way of eating. I have thrown together a one-day meal plan with some alternatives to get you started so you can see what eating will be like and how easy it will be.
Beyond Diet Breakfast
Let me start by saying that protein will be a staple in every meal you eat on this program. Protein does a great job at keeping your tummy full and giving your body usable energy that will keep you going all day long. However, you also need healthy fats and smart carbohydrates, along with fresh fruits and vegetables in appropriate combinations to create a balanced meal.
Try starting your day with:
- Two organic eggs scrambled
- Sauteed peppers, onions, and tomatoes in one tablespoon of organic butter
- One piece of toasted grain sprouted Ezekiel bread with organic butter
If you don't like eggs or the sauteed vegetables or don't have the time to cook, keep some boiled eggs on hand so you can grab them and eat them along with a cup of organic cottage cheese. That way, you are still getting your much needed protein and you aren't skipping one of the most important meals of the day.
Beyond Diet Lunch
Lunch is one of the easiest meals to make because you can always use leftovers from the night before. Just pack them up after dinner and you're ready to run out the door in the morning. However, if dinner was just so good that you find yourself all out of leftovers, then here are some great lunch alternatives:
- A salad with vinegar and oil dressing with chopped boiled organic eggs and tons of fresh vegetables
- A cup of raw, organic chilled milk, a cup of Greek yogurt, and a cup of berries from the local farmer's market
- Smoked salmon with a squeeze of lemon and assorted fruits and vegetables to munch
Beyond Diet Dinner
You have made it through breakfast and lunch with minimal muss and fuss, and now it's time for a healthy and easy dinner. Again, protein is king and should be the centerpiece of your meal. Try any of these tasty options:
- Grilled fish - either tilapia, wild salmon, or wild caught tuna with sauteed vegetables such as squash, carrots, zucchini, and onions in a bit of organic butter or coconut oil. Have a side of fresh fruit sprinkled with stevia or raw honey.
- Organic, grass fed beef - create some meatballs and place on top of spaghetti squash pasta. Create a red sauce by sauteing tomatoes in some organic olive oil. Add some garlic, onions, and cook until the sauce is reduced and rich. Add a tossed green salad with various types of lettuce and toss with a vinegar and oil vinaigrette.
- Salad - a taco salad with organic, grass fed beef with various lettuce choices, organic cheese, black beans, tomatoes, avocados, and homemade salsa.
Beyond Diet Snacks
Don't forget about snacks. We need to make sure that our bodies get all of the nutrients they need and snacks are an integral part of this process. Try any of these nutritious options to nosh on:
- A handful of raw nuts such as almonds, pecans, walnuts, or pistachios
- Dried fruits that are low in sulfur and that have not been loaded down with added sugar
- Organic cottage cheese with pineapple slices or fresh peach slices
- Raw almond butter (no sugar added) spread on celery sticks or apple slices
Hopefully this gives you a better idea of what foods you will be eating and will also give you a jump start on your shopping list. See, eating healthy can taste great and leave you feeling satisfied.