to my weblog as I embark on a (for now) one year foray into a vegetarian diet supplemented by seafood.
I have for several years been eating a primarily superfood diet (I'll write more about superfoods at a later time) with lots of seafood, but also lots of turkey and other poultry. My reasons for doing so have always been fairly equally divided between concerns for my health (and my children's) as well as for the earth. At times, far too often over the last year, I have ventured off this path and eaten pork, and even beef.
Over the last couple of months, coinciding with my weakest dietary adherence in many years, both of my children (I am a bit proud to say) have been expressing an interest in vegetarianism. Of course I felt I should encourage them, and after a few discussions, found their interests to be genuine, and their willingness was just the impetus I needed.
So we have resolved, as a family, to try a pescetarian diet for the new year. I am excited about the possibility of our combined effort. There are so few things that we are in complete agreement about, so that that alone is an exhilirating new start, and I am hopeful ~ for invigorated health ~ for me, my loved ones, and maybe something more we can do ~ something beyond our little bungalow and garden ...