Great Lent Fasting Guidelines:
Excluded Foods During Great Lent
Meat and Meat Products:
Chicken, turkey, beef, pork, lard, items with beef gelatin and lard (certain breads and crackers)
Cheese, milk, butter, eggs, lard, items with by-products of these products
Sardines, tuna, trout, bass, shark, pike, i.e., fish with backbones
Wine, beer, whiskey, etc.
Permitted Foods During Great Lent
Lobster, shrimp, crab, oysters, clams, mussels, etc.
Vegetable and Vegetable Products:
Grains such as rice and wheat, pasta (non-egg), flour, vegetable gelatins
Fruits and Nuts:
Vegetable, margarine, corn, safflower, canola
Honey, soy, mustard, peanut butter