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 Post subject: 19 Signs You've Been Vegan Too Long
PostPosted: Mon Apr 29, 2013 6:07 pm 
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There is no such thing as "vegan for too long", but there is no denying that I can relate to most of these:
http://www.buzzfeed.com/expresident/signs-youve-been-vegan-too-long

Can you think of more?

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 Post subject: Re: 19 Signs You've Been Vegan Too Long
PostPosted: Mon Apr 29, 2013 6:14 pm 
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I was just reading this. I laughed at the ingredient list one after honing in on Gelatin in about 0.3 seconds!

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 Post subject: Re: 19 Signs You've Been Vegan Too Long
PostPosted: Mon Apr 29, 2013 6:25 pm 
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I always open tempeh the same way! I flip it over and cut it into quarters to get it out of the plastic.


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 Post subject: Re: 19 Signs You've Been Vegan Too Long
PostPosted: Mon Apr 29, 2013 6:26 pm 
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Haha! I totally use our old steak knives to open tofu packages!

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 Post subject: Re: 19 Signs You've Been Vegan Too Long
PostPosted: Mon Apr 29, 2013 6:26 pm 
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I actually saw the glycerin before I saw the gelatin (and I know glycerin is often derived from plants, but for me that would be enough to at least question the veganness). But if I saw an ingredient list like that I'd just assume I didn't want to eat it anyway, even if all of the ingredients were vegan.


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 Post subject: Re: 19 Signs You've Been Vegan Too Long
PostPosted: Mon Apr 29, 2013 6:45 pm 
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eatsbabies wrote:
I actually saw the glycerin before I saw the gelatin (and I know glycerin is often derived from plants, but for me that would be enough to at least question the veganness). But if I saw an ingredient list like that I'd just assume I didn't want to eat it anyway, even if all of the ingredients were vegan.


Same here.


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 Post subject: Re: 19 Signs You've Been Vegan Too Long
PostPosted: Mon Apr 29, 2013 6:48 pm 
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I'm actually dying to know what product that is an ingredient list for.


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 Post subject: Re: 19 Signs You've Been Vegan Too Long
PostPosted: Mon Apr 29, 2013 6:53 pm 
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The last one made me genuinely lol. Thanks Internet.

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 Post subject: Re: 19 Signs You've Been Vegan Too Long
PostPosted: Mon Apr 29, 2013 6:55 pm 
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Yeah I'm really curious too. The comments from vegans on that page are dumb --oh you're not a real vegan if you eat that crepe. Excuse me, I didn't know the definition of vegan had changed from"eats no animal products" to "doesn't consume processed foods." Geesh, way to be killjoys, vegans!

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 Post subject: Re: 19 Signs You've Been Vegan Too Long
PostPosted: Mon Apr 29, 2013 6:58 pm 
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Garrick wrote:
I always open tempeh the same way! I flip it over and cut it into quarters to get it out of the plastic.


I cut it once through the middle (through plastic and tempeh), then make perpendicular slits in just the package. So I lift out two squares and then can cut it how I want.

I get mad when I buy tofurky tempeh because it messes this up.

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 Post subject: Re: 19 Signs You've Been Vegan Too Long
PostPosted: Mon Apr 29, 2013 6:59 pm 
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I've got one. Not even realizing you've pinned a non vegan recipe because you already worked out your subs in your mind and it reads totally vegan with the vegan brain fog.

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 Post subject: Re: 19 Signs You've Been Vegan Too Long
PostPosted: Mon Apr 29, 2013 7:08 pm 
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7 cancels out 9 for me because that is my Tempeh Opening Device. I slice it down the center of the package, then give it a bit of a squeeze.

I eat tofu less often, but when I do I usually open it with an Earth Balance knife.

Honestly though...I've been vegan for over a decade now and I don't think anybody has ever asked me where I get my protein or what I would do on a desert island. I am starting to feel like I'm missing out on some essential aspect of the vegan experience!

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 Post subject: Re: 19 Signs You've Been Vegan Too Long
PostPosted: Mon Apr 29, 2013 7:32 pm 
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eatsbabies wrote:
I actually saw the glycerin before I saw the gelatin (and I know glycerin is often derived from plants, but for me that would be enough to at least question the veganness).

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 Post subject: Re: 19 Signs You've Been Vegan Too Long
PostPosted: Mon Apr 29, 2013 7:44 pm 
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The responses to this thing here vs the responses to this thing on the local vegan faceboak thingie are part of why I ditter about here instead of the other.

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 Post subject: Re: 19 Signs You've Been Vegan Too Long
PostPosted: Mon Apr 29, 2013 7:55 pm 
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I want that version of the crunchwrap so bad, but I kind of don't want to peas off the cashier with that many substitutions.


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 Post subject: Re: 19 Signs You've Been Vegan Too Long
PostPosted: Mon Apr 29, 2013 7:57 pm 
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creep wrote:
I want that version of the crunchwrap so bad, but I kind of don't want to peas off the cashier with that many substitutions.


It does look fantastic. I may have to try it out sometime soon.


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 Post subject: Re: 19 Signs You've Been Vegan Too Long
PostPosted: Mon Apr 29, 2013 8:19 pm 
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I clearly haven't cooked with enough tempeh because I have no patented nightmare package technique!

I always forget about the inner wrapper and toss my tofu package opener (true!) in with the dirty dishes too soon. I swear I tried to break though the inner wrapper with a corkscrew once since it was clean and the rest of the tofu package openers were not.


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 Post subject: Re: 19 Signs You've Been Vegan Too Long
PostPosted: Mon Apr 29, 2013 9:00 pm 
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Taco Bell is usually petty cool about multiple substitutions. I always end up having about three things I change on each food.

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 Post subject: Re: 19 Signs You've Been Vegan Too Long
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 Post subject: Re: 19 Signs You've Been Vegan Too Long
PostPosted: Mon Apr 29, 2013 9:36 pm 
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 Post subject: Re: 19 Signs You've Been Vegan Too Long
PostPosted: Mon Apr 29, 2013 9:59 pm 
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1) I want that crunchwrap! NOW
2) I didn't know about that Sara Lee cherry pie. Want that too.

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 Post subject: Re: 19 Signs You've Been Vegan Too Long
PostPosted: Mon Apr 29, 2013 10:15 pm 
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Yeah, the cherry pie is new to me. This could be dangerous; good thing my oven doesn't work right now.

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 Post subject: Re: 19 Signs You've Been Vegan Too Long
PostPosted: Mon Apr 29, 2013 11:03 pm 
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Sara Lee cherry pie is also news to me. Must purchase whether I will like it or not.
I do not have a tempeh opening technique.
Now I know that this kitchen gadget I have several of is called a tofu opener. Thanks to CQ, I just realized I have been calling Earth Balance knives by the wrong name!
Dying to know what that scary ingredient list belongs to!

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 Post subject: Re: 19 Signs You've Been Vegan Too Long
PostPosted: Mon Apr 29, 2013 11:04 pm 
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I don't know what the fork a crunch wrap is but I will defend to the death your right to eat one sans animal products.

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