Shopping List for Vegetarians (and Vegans) on the John Kender Diet
Rice Milk (try Vanilla Rice Dream)
Rice Cream (it’s not Ice Cream!)
Rice Butter (I can’t believe it’s not butter OR soy!)
Low-fat peanut butter
Provolone and Swiss cheeses*
Live and unsweetened yoghurt*
Egg product, such as Egg Beaters*
Cream cheese, sour cream*
Low carb, Hi-Protein Shakes
Essential Vitamins, Minerals, and Oils:
High Potency Multiple Vitamins and Minerals
Calcium Soft Chews
Omega 3 Fatty Acids
St. John’s Wort
Valerian Root or Melatonin (for insomniacs)
Lavender and Peppermint aromatheraputic oils
Fruits and Vegetables:
Oranges (Tangelos, tangerines, oranges)
Tomatoes (NO SEEDS! Take the time to scrape out the seeds!)
Bananas (Plantains too!)
Mushrooms, lots of mushrooms!
Onions (red onions are great!),
Make a fruit smoothie everyday for breakfast!
Eat as many raw and natural foods as you can! Balance protein with carbs; if you eat an apple, include some cheese or a glass of rice milk; if you have spinach, throw some pepper and rice butter on it!
Low-carb bread (found in most supermarkets, look around!)
Wheat flour tortillas (no corn tortillas!)
**Make sure the above products are NOT whole-grain, if you are a lash/brow puller!**
Beer, Ales, and Lagers
Sauces and spices, such as marinara, salad dressing, and salsa
Red Wine! And lots of it, I say! 😉
Granola and yogurt chips
Stay away from!!!:
Soy! It’s hard, I know: No tofu, soy burgers, soy cheeses, soy products!
Sugars and sweeteners, and products with sweeteners like Diet Coke
Eggs and egg yolk (that’s okay, we don’t eat much of that anyway, nyah nyah)
Corn products, such as popcorn, corn tortillas, tortilla chips
Nuts (especially peanuts…throw away that trail mix, guys)
Alfalfa sprouts (noooo! but they’re so good in a vegan sandwich!)
Whole grain products, like bread (oh no! – buy lo-carb or granary bread)
Legumes (such as beans and lentils)
Fatty or oily fish (such as tuna, herring, salmon, catfish, mackerel, and sardines)
(For those who are “fish-vegetarians”- the following fish are lean and okay to eat: cod, halibut, turbot, flounder, haddock, sole, monkfish, red snapper, sea bass)
Crustaceans and shellfish (Lobster, crab, prawns, shrimp, mussels, clams, etc.)
Gin there go my weekends 🙁
Anything with aspartame/asparagines
Anything with nitrites
Anything with MSG, including Chinese food, although I think most Chinese food restaurants no longer serve food with MSG – Check first!
Special thanks to Mary, who submitted this.