4 Easy tips to talk about food with your non-vegan parents

A couple of years ago when I decided to go vegan I had to face many challenges, a difficult one was navigating my relationships with those around me, from parents, to friends and colleagues. First step was to accept that just because my family loves me, doesn’t mean that they are going to make the same life style decisions but still I must respect them. Sure, I understand that when we feel very deeply about veganism, we can find it difficult to dine with our non vegan family, but at the same time we must be wise and respectful, disagreements can quickly escalate to more serious arguments, isolation and in some cases even alienation from our family. Burning bridges with those we love the most

Hi, I'm Valentina and this is Zz.

I create simple, rustic looking recipes that require very little time and ingredients to make

- good food for everyone to enjoy.


Everything you will see here is vegan and made from scratch.

Zz gets to try every dish and approves what goes on the blog!


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