Posted by: jjiral | February 13, 2014

Spicy Thai Lettuce Wraps and Plant-Based Diets

I love lettuce wraps – what a great adaptation!

Nutrition Awareness


I adapted this recipe from the cookbook based on one of my favorite documentaries, Forks Over Knives. Watching Forks Over Knives made a huge impact on my life, my diet and the way I counsel my clients and patients. I mostly give out general recommendations and tips on this blog and don’t talk much about my personal diet on here, but I promise guys, I do practice what I preach. I follow a plant-based diet, meaning that I plan my meals around– you guessed it— fruits, vegetables and whole grains. I throw in some sustainable fish once or twice a week and don’t buy meat to make at home unless it’s for something really special (like keeping with my families tradition of making sauerkraut and pork on New Years). I allow myself to eat meat if I’m at a restaurant that specializes in something really delicious or I’m a…

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