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Caffeine Confessions

Caffeine Confessions

I still remember the smell of coffee coming from my parent’s kitchen every morning as I woke up for school. It’s a vivid memory I have that keeps replaying in my head when I take the first sip of coffee. My mother laughing as my […]

Monday Motivation: It’s Okay To Be Vegetarian

Monday Motivation: It’s Okay To Be Vegetarian

It isn’t hard to transition into vegetarianism, maybe turning straight vegan, but letting go of meat isn’t that difficult. If you are focused and know why you are transitioning you should be fine. Sure the smell of chicken wings or tacos de carnitas (pork tacos) might tingle […]

Culture Clash: Being a Mexican Vegetarian

Culture Clash: Being a Mexican Vegetarian

Alright, guys, I had to do it. I had to dedicate a blog post where I talk about all of the comments and questions I encounter on the daily basis. So, let’s begin with a quick intro. As a Mexican American, I find it that it’s not really a thing to be vegetarian. What I am trying to say is that I am surrounded by meaty meals. When I go to a family party or simply go back home during the weekend, I am slapped with the smell of meat. So yeah, they aren’t used to the whole “oh I don’t eat meat” type of person. Every meal has meat and well it’s a struggle for me to keep up with the whole explanation of why I don’t eat meat speech.

So let’s get started…. (more…)