Holidays can be truly problematic for vegans, as they are a celebratory chance to be with people you love deeply, but they are often gathered around a holiday roast, of one species or another.
While meals at their home can prove to be a little easier if you bring a dish to share, chances are some time in the next two weeks, you will be dragged to a chain restaurant.
And just like that, what could've been a moment showing them how easy and satisfying being vegan is turns into failure. You'll be convincing them that you eat a veritable rainbow of options as a vegan while ordering a greasy basket of fries as your main course because that's all that the restaurant offers sans meat.
So go in prepared with this handy little list of veg-friendly options at places the family will most likely visit this holiday season.More »