Respecting Vegans with Vegan Etiquette

Respecting Vegans with Vegan Etiquette

"Ew, what is that?,'" is a phrase that if I ever used, was certainly left behind in some distant childhood or from the time I volunteered to pick up trash from a highway. I'm an adult. I clean my shower drain and ride the subway. Life is gross sometimes. The last thing I have to worry about is steamed blacked beans on someone else's plate. So if you've ever said "ew" to a vegan before, I have a few pointers for you on etiquette. 

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Spaghetti Avo-fredo and Kale Chips

Spaghetti Avo-fredo and Kale Chips

Recently, after an especially active day, where I was outside for many hours, I found myself craving a hearty, satisfying pasta dish. One of my favorite pastas is brown rice spaghetti (which is gluten-free), and I decided to add in some extra nutrients and texture using zucchini (also called summer squash), and a very creamy sauce, which I would need to use avocado to produce. I wanted something very nutrient-rich to brighten my body and soul. The dish I created is high in fiber, vitamin C and beta-carotene, B-vitamins and essential minerals, and incorporates garlic to boost the immune system, and well as turmeric and basil.

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