I’m always surprised when people ask me if I’m still “on a diet” ever since I gave up eating meat. The truth is, I decided awhile back that diets don’t work for me, and I’m not gonna do them anymore.
I eat whatever I want, and I don’t want to eat beef, pork, or chicken anymore. And this has nothing to do with being on a diet.
I’d describe my current diet as pesco-vegetarian. I stick to a vegan diet most days, but when eating out with the family, on vacation, or other special occasions, I do eat fish and seafood.
Just a few weeks ago, Rachel Alejandro of The Sexy Chef sent me an email asking if I’d like to try their Vegetarian Meal Delivery Service. Of course I immediately said yes!
Hooray for five whole days of healthy, meatless meals delivered right to my doorstep. Yay for five whole days of not having to worry about what to eat!
Anyway, soon after Rachel and I exchanged emails, I was contacted by Stephanie B. Dorosan, nutrition specialist at The Sexy Chef. Stephanie sent me their vegetarian menu with two options to choose from, and she said I could mix and match from both options too.
Everything sounded so good! But since “all of the above” wasn’t an option, I emailed back my choices and excitedly waited for delicious meatless meals to start appearing at my doorstep.
One thing I wasn’t expecting was how much having meals delivered felt like such a treat! Every morning I really looked forward to receiving my food! It’s kind of the same feeling I had when I was still in high school, and we would order a pizza and wait for it to arrive. You know the feeling, right?
It was really perfect timing too, because I put on so much weight on the two trips I went on these past two months. Not to mention all the holiday weight I gained that never went away! I’m a long way from anyone calling me fat, but I kind of needed a push back in the direction of healthy eating.
And after trying The Sexy Chef’s vegetarian meals for five whole days, I’m happy to report that their food really is delicious! My personal favorites were the tofu satay, arroz ala cubana, scrambled tofu burrito, vegan sloppy joe, and veggie pad thai. I wouldn’t mind eating these dishes all over again, and guarantee that even omnivores will enjoy them.
In addition to my daily packed lunches and dinners by The Sexy Chef, I also had oatmeal and coffee for breakfast and avocado on toast and chocolate almond milk whenever I felt like I needed a snack.
The portion sizes were reasonable, but since I’m used to eating a lot more, it did take some getting used to. We also went out for dinner 3 out of 5 nights, and I ended up eating my packed dinner for merienda on those nights (eep).
In spite of all these, though, my 5-day trial of The Sexy Chef has left me feeling lighter, healthier, and just fantastic overall! Thank you so much, The Sexy Chef!
Green Lunch Diaries x The Sexy Chef Giveaway
Want to try The Sexy Chef’s meals for yourself? I’ve got awesome news for you!
Green Lunch Diaries is giving away a Three Day Vegetarian Meal Delivery Program by The Sexy Chef to one (1) lucky reader! *Open to Metro Manila residents only
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Contest closes 11:59pm on March 31, 2015, and The Sexy Chef reps will pick one winner at their discretion, based on your comment and shares. Winner will be announced on the blog after Holy Week.
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