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Every holiday season, I have a vegetarian Greek dish called Sponikopita, which is spinach and cheese in between layers of thin Filo. What are some of your favorite vegan/vegetarian holiday foods? Any…Continue
I just wanted to know if this happens to other people, but my friends say, "Oh, you are a vegetarian? Here, have some carrots." I mean, come on. I can eat more tham fruit and vegetables. I almost eat…Continue
They always consider me "the vegetarian". My uncle always says, "still not eating meat after 2 years? I thought you'd break by then." And then just the classic things like shoving meat in your face.…Continue
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"Why? Why did you give up meat?"
"Did you do it for health reasons, or do you love animals or something?"
"Where do you get your protein?"
"Can you eat eggs? How about french fries?"
Do you eat fish? Fish isn't meat!"
"If you were on a desert island, and the only thing there was meat, would you eat it?"
"Would you eat bacon for 100 dollars?"
"How much do you miss it? are you sure you don't want any?"
"Don't you know God put animals on…Continue
1. French Fries. You might not know this, but 2 out of 3 fry recipes get their flavor by soaking in beef, chicken, or other animal fat. I have cut them out of my diet to prevent this.
2. Gelatin. Before you pick up a cup of Jello, be aware it is made by boiling pig/horse feet to get the gelatin.
3. Lard. In order for companies to create lard, they must cut open a hog to collect the fat. It is then made into lard.
Sorry if I grossed you out. Just stating the facts.