But ... no.
Although it was drug-needing terrible, I didn't lose a single pound the entire time. Anne would make me smoothies 'round the clock, featuring this protein drink (which we still use regularly) and Ben and Jerry's non-dairy ice cream (which we have to avoid buying) or Brave Robot ice cream (same). (But no the Ultimate Meal. Ugh.)
I totally understand that your average person considers eating plant-based to be a deprivation. ("Going vegan won't make you live longer. It will just feel that way.")
However, after 30+ years and the incredible advancements, I would have absolutely zero problems gaining 20 pounds in a few weeks. (It is actually hard to keep to a healthy body mass index, even exercising regularly.)
If Green New American Vegetarian were close to me, I'd weigh a lot more. Gawd, just LOOK at those dishes!
|Ronald's Donuts, Las Vegas. Real donuts, none of these "cake" things calling themselves donuts. Last time we were in Vegas, I was able to resist, believe it or not.|
This is only a partial list, but obviously:
- Ice cream.
- Tater tots / tachos. (OMG OMG OMG)
- Potato chips.
- Cheese / pizza.
- Impossible burgers.
- Full-sugar sodas and lemonade.