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Happy veganversary to me!

Today was my two year veganversary. I would like to thank the ppk, for taking a chance on an unknown vegetarian, and for the awesome food porn that showed me that being vegan ain’t no thang. Also to my family and friends, for generally not being dicks about it and for any time that you made me food or even made sure there were bananas in the house so I wouldn’t starve. And to my mother, for starting me on my journey fourteen years ago by telling me that I could never give up meat. Thppppt.

I celebrated with not one, but two kinds of curry:

A raw cinnamon roll from Whole Foods (made locally):

Of course, not everything can be perfect.  Sometimes you’re putting your leftovers into the microwave that you keep on top of the fridge because it doesn’t get used a lot, and the plate slips and you have to either let it fall on your feet and your dogs, or slam it against the door, which is covered from top to bottom with pictures and magnets:

I still ate most of it!

And here are some pictures from the first real meal I made for Brian.  Soy curls, taters, asparagus, and mustard sauce.

Did I ever mention that Gozer will totally sit in a chair at the table with us and patiently wait for us to give him food?  Here, he’s pawing at a soy curl.

And finally, some tofu marinated in tempeh bacon marinade and pan fried.  I used dark soy sauce, which I love because it makes everything a dark reddish brown:

posted: 08 July 1
under: animals, food, holidays, pictures

14 Responses to “Happy veganversary to me!”

  1. Sarra says:

    #1: Awesome shout-out to Clueless.
    #2: Gozer is one of the best cat names I have ever heard.

  2. Cecilia says:

    Happy veganversary!!! The curries looks delectable and don’t even talk about the raw cinnamon roll, goodness me …

    Awww…. Gozer is so cute!! A cat sitting in a CHAIR … hahaha!!

  3. Melisser says:

    Mmm & happy veganniversary!

  4. JohnP says:

    Happy veganversary! You had one of Laura’s cinnamon rolls! 🙂

  5. jessy says:

    happy veganversary! and Gozer is adorable! i wish my kitties would be all cute like that.. your mustard sauce looks so tasty on everything – and that tempeh bacon looks delightfully awesome. i love the color, too!

    hope you and your man are have’n fun getting to hang out together again! superw00t!

  6. My cat sits at the table just like that. I think it’s one of the most adorable things she does.

    Happy veganiversary!

  7. Animal-Friendly says:

    Happy Veganversary!

    That raw cinnamon rolls has my mouth watering!

  8. Marisa says:

    Happy Veganversary! Don’t you love the comments moms make? When I told mine that I wanted to go from vegetarian to vegan, she asked me why would I want to do that because vegans are freaks!!!!!

    Cinnamon rolls look awesome!

  9. Jes says:

    Happy belated veganersary!!!! The food porn is gorgeous!

  10. Samantha says:

    Happy veganversary! Good for you! I love those raw cinnamon rolls. I have seen them on other blogs, and they just look amazing!

  11. Katy says:

    Happy veganversary! All that food looks delicious!

  12. brian says:

    Dear god someone please say something about how awesome this place looks now, I dumped 20 minutes of effort into making it look like this!

  13. Andria says:

    Me likes the new banner!

  14. Kim says:

    I have a one-eyed cat. He’s really no different than any other cat, though he loses his balance sometimes.

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