Everyday at work I get a rash of crap for my vegan lunch. It includes a Boca Burger (or black bean burger), a small bag of pretzels and an apple. I eat it everyday and I love it, simple, not too filling and I am an energetic powerhouse after lunch instead of slow and sluggish.

By no means have we jumped on the vegan ship completely. We are what I like to call “Hybrid Vegans”.  We eat meat on occasion, more like a treat than a three times a day occurrence.  I still have to throw-down a massive turkey on Thanksgiving and a giant ham on Easter!  We also indulge when we go out to eat or go to a friends house.  I would say we went from eating meat 2-3 times a day to maybe eating it 2-3 times a month.

Yes that includes all dairy products as well!  However, as I stated above, we are “Hybrid Vegans”.  We have the occasional dairy filled cupcake here and there or splurge on a pizza every once in a while.

Regardless of our dietary decision I hear things like, “How do you get enough protein to sustain muscle mass?”.  My response, “Look at the gorilla!  That is one big-ass vegan!”

Visit my wife’s blog, StickyMarshmallows.com for some awesome Vegan inspired meals!

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Blake Rudis
f.64 Academy and f.64 Elite are the brainchildren of Blake Rudis. While he is a landscape photographer he is most passionate about post-processing images in Photoshop and mentoring others.

For Blake, it is less about the art and more about the process. He dives deep into difficult topics and makes them easy to understand through his outside the box thinking.
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