FOODS TO EAT: All foods may be eaten raw, steamed, grilled or sauteed (in light, very small amount of oil) and you may add seasonings.

All fruits: These can be fresh, frozen, dried, juiced or canned. Some examples are apples, apricots, bananas, blackberries, blueberries, boysenberries, cantaloupe, cherries, cranberries, figs, grapefruit, grapes, guava, honeydew melon, kiwi, lemons, limes, mangoes, nectarines, oranges, papayas, peaches, pears, pineapples, plums, prunes, raisins, raspberries, strawberries, tangelos, tangerines and watermelon.

All vegetables: These can be fresh, frozen, dried, juiced or canned. Some examples are artichokes, asparagus, beets, broccoli, brussels sprouts, cabbage, carrots, cauliflower, celery, chili peppers, collard greens, corn, cucumbers, eggplant, garlic, ginger root, kale, leeks, lettuce, mushrooms, mustard greens, okra, onions, parsley, potatoes, radishes, rutabagas, scallions, spinach, sprouts, squashes, sweet potatoes, tomatoes, turnips, watercress, yams and zucchini. You may eat veggie burgers. (May contain egg whites, etc. – that’s okay.)

Bread: Whole Wheat

All whole grains: Some examples are whole wheat, brown rice, millet, quinoa, oats, barley, grits, whole wheat pasta, whole wheat tortillas, rice cakes and popcorn.

All nuts and seeds: Some examples are sunflower seeds, cashews, peanuts and sesame. Also, all-natural peanut butter and other natural nut butters.

All legumes: These can be canned or dried. Some examples include dried beans, pinto beans, split peas, lentils, black eyed peas, kidney beans, black beans, cannellini beans, white beans.

Oils: Some examples are olive, canola, peanut, sesame, vegetable.

Sauces: Soy sauce, lemon sauce, salsa, hot sauce (Texas Pete, etc.)

Salad Dressings: Any vinaigrette or Italian dressing.

Beverages: Water (try to drink at least five (5) 8 oz. glasses each day), coffee, teas, carbonated fruit juice, plant-based milks (some examples are soy, almond, rice) and 100% fruit/vegetable juice.

Other: Tofu, soy products, vinegar, seasonings, salt, herbs and spices.