I came across this post from The Local Vegan, and absolutely loved this idea (plus, I LOVED reading her responses!) There are always so many questions that come in, and sometime’s it’s just easier to have it all laid out in one spot.
So I decided to gather my own answers (and swap out a few questions). Here are 30 personal veg & wellness q&a.
Daily Breakfast: water with lemon right when I wake up, followed by avocado toast with tomato, or a larabar if I’m on the go
Daily Supplements: women’s multi and calcium supplement
Reason for Plant Based Life: I’ll stay this way for the animals, first and foremost – it’s always going to be the animals (I refuse to hurt or kill an animal, or have someone else do it for me) followed by health, environment, and overall happier state of living
Fave Workout: running or yoga
Daily Water Intake: I aim for 10 glasses
Favorite Juice Recipe: prickly pear juice [I mean, that color!]
Go-to Smoothie: banana, unsweetened dark cocoa powder, peanut butter, spinach, and soy milk
Simplest Way to Improve Health: stop eating processed foods!
Fave Health (Superfood) Item: cacao + flax
Fave Fruit: mango + strawberries
Fave Vegetable: zucchini + cauliflower
Go-To Website/Blogger: ohdeardrea
Fave Cookbook: thug kitchen + the vegan stoner
Best Health Tip: eat the rainbow
Best Fast Food Option: subway
My Food Philosophy: nourishing your body with real food is a beautiful form of self-love
Food Items I Can’t Live Without: vegetables, fruit + beans
Go-To Lunch: rice, beans, and veggies + lentil stew
Best Tip for New Vegans: it’s not about being perfect, it’s about doing the least harm and the most good – don’t worry about failing, just move on!
My Current Mantra: “Be kind.”
Ingredient I Tend to Avoid: nutritional yeast + seaweed – just cannot get into either!
Where I Go For Inspiration: pinterest is the bomb dot com
Current Food Obsession: curry curry curry e-v-e-r-y-t-h-i-n-g
Favorite “Pick Me Up”: vanilla soy latte
Favorite quote: world peace begins in the kitchen
At Least Once a Week I Cook: batch of a grain [barley or brown rice usually] + large pot of vegetable and lentil soup + baked tofu
Best Restaurant Tip: always call ahead to make sure they can accommodate you. if there is no time for that, ask about veggies!
Favorite Recipe: ever? this question isn’t fair. but currently: crispy potato red lentil dal from in my bowl
Fave Place to Grocery Shop: trader joe’s fo-ev-er & whole foods once in a while
My Health Passion: to be living proof that animal products are not necessary to live a happy, healthy, delicious, and fulfilling life.
Your turn! Share some of your answers, please <3 xx bianca