Allowed Foods Avoid In the week before Lent, meat is forbidden, but eggs, cheese and other dairy products (as well as fish) may be eaten on all days, including Wednesday and Friday.

Fast Free

Meat and animal products, no restrictions on this day.


Foods Allowed Avoid


Xerophagy, meaning “dry eating” in Greek, is the practice of eating uncooked foods, such as raw vegetables, fruits, nuts, and grains. To eat this way was considered “dry” because so much of ancient fare was cooked using rich-tasting olive oil for flavoring. Xerophagy is a form of fasting commonly observed during Great Lent and at […]