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RICU1952 SparkPoints: (105,065)
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1/2/13 2:15 A

Been a vegetarian for a couple of months and my daughter's a vegan who's been trying to get us to "convert." It's not that bad.

JANIEWWJD SparkPoints: (238,902)
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1/2/13 2:05 A

It's good to try new things.

DNJEN471 SparkPoints: (25,718)
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1/2/13 1:37 A

My husband ate vegan for about two years. It can be expensive if you are purchasing vegan meat substitutes. I'd agree with your vegan cheese assessment! :) it's not good! And smells horrible! However, as a vegetarian- I'd have to say the meat substitutes have come a long way. The sausages and hotdogs have the same flavor and texture with less fat and sodium then the real thing. I recently branched out and tried veganase- the vegan version of mayo. The texture is different but I was surprised to find it tastes the same.

I_HEART_MY_FAM Posts: 1,809
1/2/13 12:39 A

I went to my nieces New Years Party last night for a few hours. My niece is vegan so she had vegan foods and non vegan foods. I tried vegan chicken nuggets with orange sauce mmm good. I tried vegan fish tastes like dried out fish stick but still edible. I had vegan cheese did not like that. I had vegan sausage two different types and I liked them both. I had vegan chicken salad and that was good too. She went all out and it was a very fun and interesting party. Not sure I can afford to go vegan, and not sure I really want to, it taste much more bland but I can eat it just fine. I bet it is costly and that is what will stop me.

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