Green is the New Lean: Fuel Your Body with Satiating, Low-Carb, and Nutrient-Dense Foods

Andrea Breaux
5 min readOct 29, 2023

With the sun shining down and a gentle breeze blowing through the town square, it was the perfect day for the Farmer’s Market’s much-awaited annual event, the High-Green, Low-Carb, Nutrient-Dense Contest. The market, bustling with activity, was a vibrant display of autumn’s abundance, with farmers proudly showcasing their freshest produce. Annie and LJ strolled towards the market, taking in the sights and sounds of the season. The crisp, cool air felt good, and the vibrant colors of the changing leaves caught their eyes. But it was not just the visual spectacle that pleased them — the cheerful chirping of birds and the faint sound of music in the distance added to the delightful atmosphere. As they drew closer, the notes of Charles Lloyd’s Forest Flower grew louder, enveloping them in its soothing melody. Annie turned to LJ happily, saying, “It seems like they were expecting you and wanted to make you feel at home.”

LJ couldn’t help but smile and nod in agreement. “Anyone who plays Charles Lloyd is a friend of mine. His music always puts me in a wonderful mood.”

“I couldn’t agree more, sweetheart. Lloyd’s music is truly perfect. And how perfect that this year’s contest is all about healthy, satisfying, low-calorie, and nutrient-packed recipes.

“It seems to be a hot topic among our friends lately,” LJ said, nodding in agreement.

“Absolutely. I’ve also noticed the same trend. People are looking for ways to stay healthy without feeling hungry, like how salads often leave you. And they want to ensure they get all the necessary nutrients without overindulging.”

“I can definitely relate. My friends have also expressed their desire for simple, quick, and satiating meal options,” LJ replied, smiling.”

“Well, it seems like we’re in the perfect place.”

As they approached the first booth, they noticed colorful banners showcasing famous vegans. Jay Z and Beyonce beamed at each other from one, while Venus Williams exuded a steady and serene aura like the Mona Lisa. Paul McCartney held a sweet baby lamb in his arms, and Lewis Hamilton struck a pose in his racing suit.



Andrea Breaux

Andrea started based on her goal to inspire a shift in consciousness that recognizes food-as-medicine as the core of good health.