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How To Manage Dietary Restrictions at Your Wedding

When you’re planning your wedding, there’s enough to think about without worrying about a million dietary restrictions, right? Some of your friends may be vegetarian or vegan, some may be gluten-free, some may have serious food allergies—and it seems like catering your wedding is going to be at least as much of an agonizing feat as picking the perfect wedding and bridesmaid dresses! 275 more words


Hairy Robert: The Story of a Peculiar Man

Last fall I met a guy named Robert through a sports league.  We connected almost immediately, he worked with small children (I am a huge sucker for men who work with kids), and we started hanging out quite a bit as friends.   1,747 more words


Is Veganism an Eating Disorder?

Note: a version of this piece was originally published in “Complicating Veganism” (2015) – a compilation zine edited by Nicole Davis and Clementine Morrigan… 1,205 more words


Strawberry Lemon Poppy Seed Scones

Light, fluffy buttermilk scones, filled with sweet, juicy strawberries; poppy seeds; and bright, sunny flecks of fresh lemon zest. 1,335 more words


When dairy lurks around every corner…

Who doesn’t love cheese? Not many, I’ll bet. Over the last year, my admission of following a dairy free diet is most often greeted by, “It must be so hard, there’s no way I could ever give up cheese.” … 1,164 more words

Gut Healing

Why do I Feel Guilty About Dietary Restrictions?

My aunt once described my uncle as such: “He would go to a restaurant and order a steak, and when the waitress brought him a burger, he’d say ‘thank you very much’. 990 more words