Tip 34: If You Can’t Say Anything Vegan: “I Don’t Know Why Vegans Eat Fake Meat”

veganmofoPosted as part of VeganMoFo (The Vegan Month of Food) 2014

When vegans are involved, things get a little tricky – for all of us. For non-vegans, that often looks like defensiveness or hostility due to the perception that vegans are telling them their food choices are unethical or wrong. For vegans, it often looks like self-righteousness and snobbery. So, I’m using the Vegan Month of Food – a month during which vegan blogs are celebrated and aggregated in one place – to teach non-vegans and vegans how to be nice to each other. If you can’t say anything vegan, don’t say anything at all.

I DON’T KNOW WHY VEGANS EAT FAKE MEAT.
Vegans and non-vegans, please stop saying this.
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Tip 33: If You Can’t Say Anything Vegan: “I Don’t Like Vegetables.”

veganmofoPosted as part of VeganMoFo (The Vegan Month of Food) 2014 When vegans are around, things get a little tricky – for all of us. Sometimes non-vegans get defensive or hostile because they think vegans are telling them their food choices are unethical. Sometimes vegans are! And that comes across as self-righteous and snobby.

So, I’m using the Vegan Month of Food – a month during which vegan blogs are celebrated and aggregated in one place – to provide some easy tips for non-vegans and vegans to use, so we can all get along a little better. As the old saying goes, “If you can’t say anything vegan, don’t say anything at all.”

“I DON’T LIKE VEGETABLES.”
Non-vegans, please stop saying this to vegans and vegetarians.
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Tip 32: If You Can’t Say Anything Vegan: “Vegetarians Aren’t Helping Animals”

veganmofoPosted as part of VeganMoFo (The Vegan Month of Food) 2014

When vegans are involved, things get a little tricky – for all of us. For non-vegans, that often looks like defensiveness or hostility due to the perception that vegans are telling them their food choices are unethical or wrong. For vegans, it often looks like self-righteousness and snobbery. So, I’m using the Vegan Month of Food – a month during which vegan blogs are celebrated and aggregated in one place – to teach non-vegans and vegans how to be nice to each other. If you can’t say anything vegan, don’t say anything at all.

VEGETARIANS AREN’T HELPING ANIMALS.
Vegans and non-vegans, please stop saying this.
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Tip 31: If You Can’t Say Anything Vegan: “Do You Mind if I Eat Meat in Front of You?”

veganmofoPosted as part of VeganMoFo (The Vegan Month of Food) 2014

When vegans are around, things get a little tricky – for all of us. Sometimes non-vegans get defensive or hostile because they think vegans are telling them their food choices are unethical. Sometimes vegans are! And that comes across as self-righteous and snobby.

So, I’m using the Vegan Month of Food – a month during which vegan blogs are celebrated and aggregated in one place – to provide some easy tips for non-vegans and vegans to use, so we can all get along a little better. As the old saying goes, “If you can’t say anything vegan, don’t say anything at all.”

“DO YOU MIND IF I EAT MEAT IN FRONT OF YOU?”
Non-vegans, please stop saying this to vegans and vegetarians.
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Tip 30: If You Can’t Say Anything Vegan: “Blah, Blah, Blah, Bone Char.”

veganmofoPosted as part of VeganMoFo (The Vegan Month of Food) 2014

When vegans are involved, things get a little tricky – for all of us. For non-vegans, that often looks like defensiveness or hostility due to the perception that vegans are telling them their food choices are unethical or wrong. For vegans, it often looks like self-righteousness and snobbery. So, I’m using the Vegan Month of Food – a month during which vegan blogs are celebrated and aggregated in one place – to teach non-vegans and vegans how to be nice to each other. If you can’t say anything vegan, don’t say anything at all.

BLAH, BLAH, BLAH, BONE CHAR.
Vegans, please stop saying this.
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Tip 29: If You Can’t Say Anything Vegan: “Then Why are Animals So Delicious?”

veganmofoPosted as part of VeganMoFo (The Vegan Month of Food) 2014

When vegans are around, things get a little tricky – for all of us. Sometimes non-vegans get defensive or hostile because they think vegans are telling them their food choices are unethical. Sometimes vegans are! And that comes across as self-righteous and snobby.

So, I’m using the Vegan Month of Food – a month during which vegan blogs are celebrated and aggregated in one place – to provide some easy tips for non-vegans and vegans to use, so we can all get along a little better. As the old saying goes, “If you can’t say anything vegan, don’t say anything at all.”

“THEN WHY ARE ANIMALS SO DELICIOUS?”
Non-vegans, please stop saying this to vegans.
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Tip 28: If You Can’t Say Anything Vegan: “Stop Calling Yourself Vegan!”

veganmofoPosted as part of VeganMoFo (The Vegan Month of Food) 2014

When vegans are involved, things get a little tricky – for all of us. For non-vegans, that often looks like defensiveness or hostility due to the perception that vegans are telling them their food choices are unethical or wrong. For vegans, it often looks like self-righteousness and snobbery. So, I’m using the Vegan Month of Food – a month during which vegan blogs are celebrated and aggregated in one place – to teach non-vegans and vegans how to be nice to each other. If you can’t say anything vegan, don’t say anything at all.

STOP CALLING YOURSELF VEGAN!
Vegans and vegetarians, please stop saying these things.
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Pick My Punishment for Skipping a Day in VeganMoFo

veganmofoPosted as part of VeganMoFo (The Vegan Month of Food) 2014When vegans are around, things get a little tricky – for all of us. Sometimes non-vegans get defensive or hostile because they think vegans are telling them their food choices are unethical. Sometimes vegans are! And that comes across as self-righteous and snobby.

So, I’m using the Vegan Month of Food – a month during which vegan blogs are celebrated and aggregated in one place – to provide some easy tips for non-vegans and vegans to use, so we can all get along a little better. As the old saying goes, “If you can’t say anything vegan, don’t say anything at all.”

[POLL CLOSED]

  1. For three days (or three blog posts, if I mess up again), every time the word “vegan” is used, it has to link to a stupid picture of a vegan – me or someone else.
  2. Interview a vegan (nooooo!).
  3. Do 50 situps every day for five days (this one will rely on the honor system).
  4. Eat gluten free for 48 hours (AKA “torture”), documenting what I eat (as proof, because you have trust issues).

Interview: Jaysen Cryer Trained His Cat Not to Follow Instructions

jaysenJaysen Cryer is a talented actor and improviser. Jaysen Cryer lives his life the way he wants. Jaysen Cryer came to the U.S. with only the shirt on his back. I mean, he had a bunch of other belongings, but the only thing on his back was his shirt. He’s funny, super smart, thoughtful and thought-full, and he has a British accent, ladies.
Note: Please read in British accent, ladies (and gentlemen).

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Tip 27: If You Can’t Say Anything Vegan: “Why Don’t You Care About Humans?”

veganmofoPosted as part of VeganMoFo (The Vegan Month of Food) 2014

When vegans are around, things get a little tricky – for all of us. Sometimes non-vegans get defensive or hostile because they think vegans are telling them their food choices are unethical. Sometimes vegans are! And that comes across as self-righteous and snobby.

So, I’m using the Vegan Month of Food – a month during which vegan blogs are celebrated and aggregated in one place – to provide some easy tips for non-vegans and vegans to use, so we can all get along a little better. As the old saying goes, “If you can’t say anything vegan, don’t say anything at all.”

“WHY DON’T YOU CARE ABOUT HUMANS?”
Non-vegans and fellow vegans, please stop saying this to vegans.
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