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imdjh Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Nov-29-09 11:02 AM
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73. Those are the political vegans. The dietary vegans are much easier to get along with..
... and usually find a way to TACTFULLY ask what is being served before committing to a dinner.
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  -Question for Vegans Xicano  Nov-28-09 06:18 PM   #0 
  - "ox tail soup" , That doesn't sound very appealing.  UndertheOcean   Nov-28-09 06:20 PM   #1 
  - Oh, its very delicious.  Xicano   Nov-28-09 06:22 PM   #3 
  - i concur!  shanti   Nov-28-09 08:00 PM   #41 
  - Ox tail soup is mmm... mmm... good! eom  BlueCaliDem   Nov-28-09 08:06 PM   #42 
     - mmmm . . . with barley . . . mmmm . . . and carrots . . . mmmmm. . .n/t  Sal Minella   Nov-29-09 09:15 AM   #67 
  - Try some at a Vietnamese Pho restaurant.  tridim   Nov-29-09 10:58 AM   #72 
  - It's quite good, but have you had any pig tail?  Renew Deal   Nov-30-09 09:42 AM   #94 
  - so many options  bos1   Nov-28-09 06:22 PM   #2 
  - I was wondering about tofu.  Xicano   Nov-28-09 06:25 PM   #6 
  - No reason to be sorry about something with which you have no experience. :)  StarfarerBill   Nov-28-09 07:07 PM   #27 
  - There are really good sausage type things in the frozen section and I also  Maraya1969   Nov-29-09 01:31 AM   #61 
  - I bake it.  CrispyQ   Nov-29-09 12:16 PM   #78 
  - the trick to tofu  druidity33   Nov-29-09 06:27 PM   #88 
  - yum  bos1   Nov-29-09 12:47 PM   #81 
  - What are the options without soy?  LWolf   Nov-29-09 10:55 AM   #71 
     - try Quorn  druidity33   Nov-29-09 06:31 PM   #89 
     - Sounds fascinating...  LWolf   Nov-30-09 07:52 AM   #91 
        - A food co-op or natural foods store...  druidity33   Nov-30-09 09:41 AM   #93 
     - i dunno, really. if it were me...  bos1   Nov-30-09 12:06 PM   #96 
  - you know there IS a vegetarian/vegan group on DU  Kali   Nov-28-09 06:23 PM   #4 
  - Start with wheat meat  Sinti   Nov-28-09 06:25 PM   #5 
  - Thanks Sinti  Xicano   Nov-28-09 06:27 PM   #8 
  - I used to be vegan and my main sources of protein were vegetables and  ZombieHorde   Nov-28-09 06:27 PM   #7 
  - Thanks ZombieHorde  Xicano   Nov-28-09 06:39 PM   #13 
  - Saute...  Fridays Child   Nov-28-09 06:27 PM   #9 
  - Thanks Fridays Child  Xicano   Nov-28-09 06:37 PM   #12 
     - Portobello mushrooms are those very large ones.  Rhiannon12866   Nov-28-09 07:10 PM   #30 
     - Excellent. Thanks Rhiannon  Xicano   Nov-28-09 07:18 PM   #32 
        - You're more than welcome.  Rhiannon12866   Nov-28-09 07:33 PM   #36 
     - I think the regular ones are good, too, but the ones I'm talking about look like this...  Fridays Child   Nov-28-09 07:53 PM   #40 
  - Since you don't cook anyway, start in the healthy frozen food section at COOP, health food store, TJ  omega minimo   Nov-28-09 06:27 PM   #10 
  - Actually I do cook.  Xicano   Nov-28-09 06:32 PM   #11 
     - All of your OPs dishes appeal to taste buds without meat.  omega minimo   Nov-28-09 06:42 PM   #14 
        - I am not vegatarian or vegan but have been cutting down on meat, and  Lisa0825   Nov-28-09 06:46 PM   #15 
        - ditto  tabbycat31   Nov-28-09 06:50 PM   #17 
        - Thanks for your reply omega minimo  Xicano   Nov-28-09 06:56 PM   #21 
           - The above are really good replies. It's hard to find a good "fake meat" and to give up cheese!!  omega minimo   Nov-28-09 07:05 PM   #26 
  - What meat lovers seem to miss most of all is texture  Warpy   Nov-28-09 06:48 PM   #16 
  - I like these ideas Warpy  Xicano   Nov-28-09 06:58 PM   #22 
  - You can find all of it in whole foods stores  Warpy   Nov-28-09 07:32 PM   #35 
  - Yes! Scrambled tofu is very good with turmeric or pesto for flavor.  omega minimo   Nov-28-09 07:08 PM   #28 
     - I find a mirepoix does the best job  Warpy   Nov-28-09 07:31 PM   #34 
        - Mirepoix?  omega minimo   Nov-29-09 01:02 AM   #56 
           - Holy trinity of French cooking  Warpy   Nov-29-09 11:54 AM   #77 
              - Good idea! "simmered for hours and frozen in ice cube trays." n/t  omega minimo   Nov-29-09 02:22 PM   #87 
  - as you're such a meat eater, why not start with cutting down on meat  cali   Nov-28-09 06:52 PM   #18 
  - Thanks cali  Xicano   Nov-28-09 07:00 PM   #23 
  - My Grocery Store  AldebTX   Nov-28-09 06:53 PM   #19 
  - Another post with good info - thanks AldebTX  Xicano   Nov-28-09 07:03 PM   #25 
  - I made the mistake of looking for substitutes when I tried to go vegetarian  aikoaiko   Nov-28-09 06:53 PM   #20 
  - I'm no longer a vegan, just a vegetarian; but...  StarfarerBill   Nov-28-09 07:01 PM   #24 
  - Thanks StarfarerBill  Xicano   Nov-28-09 07:08 PM   #29 
     - I really appreciate helping someone trying to cut out meat from their diet...  StarfarerBill   Nov-28-09 07:34 PM   #37 
  - Hi, Xicano. I'm a vegan  flvegan   Nov-28-09 07:16 PM   #31 
  - Thank you very much flvegan  Xicano   Nov-28-09 07:25 PM   #33 
  - Oh, my friend, but they do!  flvegan   Nov-28-09 08:28 PM   #44 
  - Have you tried the soy/dairy free coconut milk stuff?  RadiationTherapy   Nov-28-09 08:35 PM   #46 
  - Most certainly!  flvegan   Nov-28-09 08:51 PM   #48 
  - It's heaven!  CrispyQ   Nov-29-09 12:26 PM   #80 
  - Does that stuff taste like coconut, or is that flavor covered up?  GoCubsGo   Nov-29-09 12:53 PM   #82 
  - Temptation is even better if you can get it.  LeftyMom   Nov-29-09 02:30 AM   #63 
  - Giving up cheese was the hardest  queenjane   Nov-30-09 10:12 AM   #95 
  - A few substitutes are better than the real thing  Warpy   Nov-28-09 07:37 PM   #38 
  - Gardenburgers! I forgot about them, and I had their black bean-chipotle burgers for dinner.  StarfarerBill   Nov-28-09 07:39 PM   #39 
  - My advice is probably going to be different:  JanMichael   Nov-28-09 08:12 PM   #43 
  - This can be excellent advice.  flvegan   Nov-28-09 08:32 PM   # 
  - Your choice of foods is great. I would add some Chile Verde (pork).  demosincebirth   Nov-28-09 08:32 PM   #45 
  - I'd go with moderation.  HuckleB   Nov-28-09 08:35 PM   #47 
  - My ex used to do an incredible 'beef stew' with  juno jones   Nov-28-09 10:55 PM   #49 
  - I can't believe you eat lima beans  leftstreet   Nov-28-09 11:04 PM   #50 
  - Hey! Lima beans are pillowy and soft and people should stop saying mean things  Zoeisright   Nov-29-09 01:23 AM   #60 
  - GOIN' MEATLESS  Wakingupnow   Nov-28-09 11:06 PM   #51 
  - welcome to the site!  Blue_Tires   Nov-28-09 11:51 PM   #54 
  - Great contribution to all our knowledge. Welcome to DU!  omega minimo   Nov-29-09 01:04 AM   #57 
  - Do make sure you do your research and talk to your doctor about  beac   Nov-28-09 11:26 PM   #52 
  - Quorn! Oh how I love that stuff.  Maru Kitteh   Nov-28-09 11:26 PM   #53 
  - Baby steps  buzzycrumbhunger   Nov-29-09 12:12 AM   #55 
  - vegans eat grass. and weeds. and lord over meat eaters. that is what they do...  1   Nov-29-09 01:10 AM   #58 
  - Being a stupid douchebag is easy..  flvegan   Nov-29-09 02:38 AM   #65 
  - Those are the political vegans. The dietary vegans are much easier to get along with..  imdjh   Nov-29-09 11:02 AM   #73 
  - I don't lord it over anybody, douchenozzle.  Codeine   Nov-29-09 06:38 PM   #90 
  - Eat mushrooms, especially the big portabellas.  Zoeisright   Nov-29-09 01:22 AM   #59 
  - grilled veggie sandwich/veggie "philly cheese" sandwich options  Wakingupnow   Nov-29-09 09:31 AM   #68 
  - Meat Substitutes  InaVanDownByTheRiver   Nov-29-09 02:28 AM   #62 
  - Morningstar Farms...  GoCubsGo   Nov-29-09 01:03 PM   #83 
  - Seitan is the best thing ever.  LeftyMom   Nov-29-09 02:34 AM   #64 
  - Try Fresh Herbs and Spices  WVRICK13   Nov-29-09 08:37 AM   #66 
  - Try this Mexican Chef Salad (Vegetarian)  Bryn   Nov-29-09 09:33 AM   #69 
  - In place of ground beef  Bryn   Nov-29-09 11:07 AM   #75 
  - I love tempeh  rucky   Nov-29-09 09:34 AM   #70 
  - Hickory smoked tempeh strips are kind of bacon-like  RufusTFirefly   Nov-29-09 11:07 AM   #74 
  - Kicking meat and dairy are easier than you may think!  YesGirl   Nov-29-09 11:19 AM   #76 
  - Here you go:  CrispyQ   Nov-29-09 12:22 PM   #79 
  - Black bean burgers--make your own  GoCubsGo   Nov-29-09 01:10 PM   #84 
  - Also check out Dr. Dean Ornish...  GoCubsGo   Nov-29-09 01:24 PM   #85 
  - I've been a strict vegetarian, not a Vegan most of my life.  roughsatori   Nov-29-09 01:39 PM   #86 
  - Praise Seitan.  OnyxCollie   Nov-30-09 08:08 AM   #92 
  - Seitan shreds like meat  nemo137   Nov-30-09 12:37 PM   #97 
 

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