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…
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Or a tri-colored chicken burrito.
The hardest struggle? Dessert ?
Leche flan x pandan cupcake // DEEE…. LICIOUS! #latergram #foodie #food #foodporn #foodadventures #yummy #yummyinmytummy #sogood #delicious #getinmybelly #filipino #flan #pandan #dessert #sweettooth #sweets
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Once you’ve come clean, the news spreads like wildfire.
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Really? There’s gotta be something more interesting to talk about.
Followed by endless, annoying questions…
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Eventually, you’re axed from all family parties.
And when you DO get an invite… they coincidentally always run out of food for you.
Still, that’s not the worst part.
— BadLuckMiss (@missyazzolino) August 2, 2015
Home cooked-meals cause gag reflexes.
Ever since I've stopped eating meat I've come even more sensitive to the smell and not in a good way at all #vegetarianprobs
— Melanie (@mcb573) July 17, 2015
Midnight snacks are a real disappointment.
really just wanted some pasta at 1 in the morning but mom aTe aLL OF IT COME ON IM VEGETARIAN MOM THATS ALL I HAVE LEFT WHY #vegetarianprobs
— Emm⚡️ (@Emilyklee1) August 3, 2015
Despite the shortcomings, there’s always one yummy veggie dish we master…
And there’s always tortillas, no matter how burnt.
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