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One of the most common questions here on the forum is, what can I eat for breakfast? Maybe it's someone used to eating pancakes or pop tarts or just coffee or nothing at all, or maybe it's someone who's been eating eggs and is tired of them or wants to try the AIP protocol that doesn't allow eggs, but most people at some point during a Whole30 wonder about this. I thought maybe we could have a thread about unusual but tasty breakfast options that we could direct people to when they ask. So, if you eat the kind of breakfast that makes your non-W30 friends think you're weird, things that aren't your standard eggs and bacon or sausage combos, tell us about them here. If you want to show pictures, go for it. (Posts showing or describing obviously non-Whole30 foods like paleo pancakes, fauxtmeal, or coconut yogurt-fruit-nut creations will be deleted without warning. Please stick to meals that meet the meal template.) I'll get us started here -- this morning, I had leftover braised round steak, belly dance beet salad, and crisp sweet collards with pecans and raisins. So what did you have for your Meal1 this morning?
One thing I love about the Whole30 is the ability to mix and match proteins, veggies and good fats as long as they fit the meal template. I have had so many options whenever I've done a Whole30! I recently (like yesterday) learned I have psoriasis, and my doctor recommended eliminating nightshades and coffee. Upon further research of the autoimmune protocol (AIP), suddenly the freedom of Whole30 meal planning is out the window. No nightshades, no nuts, no eggs, possibly no coffee (gasp!), not too much chicken, maybe limit coconut. Are you freaking kidding me?! I seriously want to just give up the whole thing sometimes and deal with the consequences. I'm responsible for feeding a family of 4 (including a toddler and baby) and a dog, and do all the meal planning, shopping and cooking. This is beyond stressful that my options are even more limited now. And to add to all that, I was a vegetarian for 18 years, and only started eating meat when I discovered the Whole30 a year or so ago. So I'm not someone who can just eat some beef for breakfast. Eggs were such a good compromise for me, and I relied on them heavily as my animal protein. So removing that from the equation is just short of heartbreaking. Any advice from anyone who has gone through this? I have looked up meal options that don't involve eggs. I guess I'm looking for more emotional support at this point. My psoriasis is not bad at all, just looks like ashy knees and ankles. But I know that's just what I'm seeing. The internal damage could be worse. So I know I need to do this for my health. But can I ever eat eggs again? Will I ever be able to just sit down to a meal that didn't require such thought and careful planning? It may sound like I feel sorry for myself, but I want to be clear that I don't. I know it could be much, MUCH worse, and that having any good food to choose from is such a blessing that many people don't have. I just wanted to hear from others who have faced a hurdle like this and can say that it gets better. Thanks in advance!