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Doubting Thomas

I’ve been making a concerted effort to eat better as of late, both from an ethical and a health perspective. While the reasons behind this really deserve a post of their own (and one will be forthcoming, probably within the next few days), I wanted to express some dismay about my breakfast. About a month and a half ago, Katy and I made the transition to a vegan diet. I have been searching for foods that are both filling and wholesome, and I thought I had found a perfect meal in Thomas Light Multigrain English muffins. They are 100 calories, have 1/3 of your daily recommended fiber intake, are reasonably low in carbohydrates and sodium, and taste pretty darn good. I would have one half with Cascadian organic blackberry jam, and the other half with Maranatha almond butter. All told, my breakfast clocked in at about 240 calories and I was mildly hungry by lunchtime, but only in the “boy lunch sure sounds good” sense rather than a “dear lord my stomach is devouring itself” sense. Continue reading