sometimes i vegetarian

I’m practicing something new! I’m eating more vegetarian meals on a much more regular basis (go vegetables!) and although it has been a slow process of reorienting my body around what it means to feel full or satisfied, it has been a really good journey.

This past week I’ve been eating more vegetarian meals and have realized that I actually feel better. I’m not perfect, and I still opt for beef jerky sometimes, but I think that it is okay to make a transition on your own terms – something that works for you.

It also helps when you can have incredibly flavorful salads, or even make amazing meals like this sweet potato chickpea spinach coconut curry recipe from the Oh She Glows Everyday Cookbook. I actually find that I have a hard time finding recipes online for vegetarian food, what are some good food blogs to follow? Let me know what you use!

building community over food

I grew up in a pretty large Southeast Asian family, where everyone lives no further than an hour away from one another. Growing up we always had huge family events with dozens and dozens of cousins running around and playing while our parents chatted. People would tell us it was time to leave, and get stuck in more compelling conversation (so we learned early on that the first 3 times your parents say it is time to leave… it isn’t).

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