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Things Your Latino Family Will Never Understand about Your Vegan Life

Being vegan or vegetarian in a Latino household is a struggle unlike any other. Mostly because you have to deal with this…

Abuelita acting like it’s the end of the world.

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We get it. It’s hard to understand why we wouldn’t want to feast on these tacos de asada…

https://instagram.com/p/6AVjdRxZKw/?tagged=mexicanfood

Or a tri-colored chicken burrito.

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The hardest struggle? Dessert ?

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READ: Latino Dishes that’ll Cure Anything

Once you’ve come clean, the news spreads like wildfire.

Followed by endless, annoying questions…

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Eventually, you’re axed from all family parties. 

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And when you DO get an invite… they coincidentally always run out of food for you.

https://twitter.com/Guadalupemarss/status/611768291267211264

Still, that’s not the worst part. 

Home cooked-meals cause gag reflexes.

Midnight snacks are a real disappointment.

Despite the shortcomings, there’s always one yummy veggie dish we master…

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And there’s always tortillas, no matter how burnt.

Are you vegan or vegetarian living in a Latino household? Share your struggles with us below.

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