Pescetarian or Bacontarian, can’t I be both?
Pescetarian: It’s like vegetarian, but with meat.
Pescetarian (from Wiki): (pron.: /ˌpɛskɨˈtɛəriən/) (also spelled pescatarianism) is the practice of a diet that includes seafood but not the flesh of other animals. A pescetarian diet shares many of its components with a vegetarian diet and includes vegetables, fruit, nuts, grains, beans, eggs, and dairy, but unlike a vegetarian diet also includes fish and shellfish. The Merriam-Webster dictionary dates the origin of the term “pescetarian” to 1993 and defines it to mean: “one whose diet includes fish but no other meat”.
Bacontarian: A person who supplements an otherwise normal diet – like the one above – with bacon. Lots of bacon.
Before coming to Texas, the land of red meat and BBQ, I ate bacon only once in a while. I was pretty much a healthy pescetarian (but with copious amounts of chocolate).
But in Texas? I was probably the only pescetarian – at least the only one in cow country. No one here has heard of that word. Before I stopped describing myself as a “pescetarian”, Texans gave me the strangest look whenever I uttered (and then had to explain) my diet.
So now I’m a bacontarian, something Texans can respect.
But I’m still adding copious amounts of chocolate to my diet. I heard there is chocolate covered bacon but I have yet to taste it. I looked it up on Amazon… what do you think??
Chocolate Covered Bacon on Amazon.com
Is there such thing as a Choco-bacontarian?
We don’t mind eating fish because they’re not cuddly and they don’t make any noise when you kill them.
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