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When it is Rude to Refuse Food…

July 19, 2010

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Nothing offends a host like refusing to eat their cuisine. Of course, it is best  to avoid this situation in the first place by letting the host know beforehand that you have dietary preferences, or by arriving armed with a dish of your own.  Unfortunately, life cannot always be so carefully prearranged; therefore it is […]

What To Bring to a Party

June 19, 2010

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  Many vegan parents panic when it comes time to socialize at non-veg events.  Multiple fears can arise including wondering what your child will be able to eat or concerns that they won’t fit in.  Not to worry, as this is one area that I have found to be quite simple to deal with: bring […]

When Others Dis Your Diet

June 5, 2010

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IT IS GOING TO HAPPEN…someone will question your plant-based diet in a manner that makes you feel uncomfortable. It is just part of life. It may be your mother-in-law or it may be your neighbor. It might even be your doctor. I am not talking about when people ask you questions out of genuine curiosity. […]

What Do Vegan Families Eat?

May 13, 2010

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It is hard for most people to imagine any other way of eating than what they are familiar with. Often, upon hearing that I am a vegan parent, I am asked the question “What do you eat?” My usual response is to say, “Pretty much the same things you eat, only without the animal products.” […]