WHAT DO I EAT AS A VEGAN

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The biggest misconception of being a vegan is that people think you will only have to eat salads. A lot of people assume that since a vegan can't have meat, they will only have to eat vegetables and fruits. Technically we eat lots of fruits and vegetables but there are other food groups that a vegan could eat.

In this blog I will show to you some of the food that I consume as a Vegan.

Here are some classic Filipino dishes that could be easily veganized by simply removing meat ingredients or using tofu instead of animal products.

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This is best paired with rice or corn grits. Typically, Filipinos will pair this with fried fish but this dish will totally satisfy your hunger by itself.

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This stir-fried noodle or commonly known as Pansit Guisado is always present in any Filipino gathering such as birthdays, fiesta or any special occasions.

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A healthier version of Sisig? Use tofu and mushroom instead.

A lot of Filipino dishes are very easy to be veganized. What's more important is the flavor of the dish and its components should be healthy. It's best to preserve the natural state of the fruits and vegetables but cooking it won't be a problem either. Here are some ideas what you can make in eat for breakfast, snacks, lunch or maybe dinner.

For breakfast or snack this is my usual go-to meals. Aside from the Avocado Toasts that I posted https://peakd.com/foodie/@asasiklause/avocado-lovers-this-is-for-you and the Apple Peanut Butter Toast I made here https://peakd.com/hive-120586/@asasiklause/simple-toast-for-breakfast

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If I'm in the mood to whip something fancy, I'll definitely make a smoothie bowl.

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or sometimes I put my smoothie in a jar. Doesn't matter where I put it, it's still tasty.

You can also find here other smoothie bowls I made https://peakd.com/vegan/@asasiklause/for-the-love-of-smoothie-bowls-pt1

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Something light and healthy to eat while binge watching, this could be a great snack.

If you are considering to eat more plant-based food. It is very important to research. Know what's available and know what you like. When I was still starting as a vegan, I always research food items I can eat and make at home. You can also look for cafes and restaurants that offer vegan or vegetarian options in their menu. I used to eat a lot in restaurants and I get ideas of what to cook at home from their menu. One thing that could also help you gain more knowledge about plant-based food and cooking, follow pages and account in your social media that regularly post those stuff or join a community here on Hive that have vegan or vegetarian friendly blog posts.

Here are some dishes that could be for lunch or dinner.

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You can definitely add more if you want or replace quinoa with rice. There's no rule in making your burrito.

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This one can be serve with rice or put in in between a burger bun with lettuce, tomato, onions and sauce of your choice for a healthier burger.

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This is probably one of the most interesting dish I made but definitely worth all the wait and effort.

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aside from my fascination with Korean food, Indian cuisine is something I am keen as well.

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This combo looks like a snack but will totally fill your stomach.

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I'm so proud how this dish turned out. I haven't made this for a long time. Next time I'll make sure to document it so I can share it with you.

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Something easy and simple perfect for those who are always on the go.

I enjoyed making these dishes and experimenting it. I haven't written down the recipe for these dishes but I know it by heart already maybe it's a talent you acquire when you cook all the time. Please let me know if you have any dish or dishes in particular that you want to know how to make. I'll be happy to make a blog about it.