Iâ€™m a 17 year-old trying out this raw-vegan thing. Iâ€™ve been vegan for about 6 months and decided I wasnâ€™t seeing/feeling all the results that I wanted. For now, Iâ€™m trying the raw-food diet for a weekâ€¦starting today. What makes it so hard for me is that I go to boarding school 3,000 miles away from home and itâ€™s near to impossible to go to town and buy food. That means I can only eat what the dining hall serves. They do have a salad bar (including beans, nuts, and chick peas) and some fruit. In my room, I have an assortment of spices, oatmeal, nuts, and flax seeds. Please help me through this week-long trial! I’m about 5’10” and weigh about 170 pounds. No one would call me over-weight by any stretch because I have a large build, but I would like to lose 20-30 pounds for aesthetic reasons.
Any suggestions for what foods I should eat to get sufficient protein without too many calories?