Vegetarian/Vegan Atheists


Vegetarian/Vegan Atheists

This group is here to provide a sense of community for nontheist vegetarians and vegans.

Share experiences, thoughts, philosophy, recipes, other issues relevant to the group.

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Latest Activity: Jun 23

Discussion Forum

Pet foods as vegan/vegetarian?

Started by Lindzee. Last reply by Lindzee Mar 2. 4 Replies

omega-3 in vegan diets

Started by Luara May 9, 2013. 0 Replies

Raw diets

Started by Luara May 9, 2013. 0 Replies

Feelings of plants

Started by Ege Çınar Arcan. Last reply by Peter N Jan 26, 2013. 10 Replies

New here, looking for tofu recipies

Started by diane sholly. Last reply by Humble Pie Jan 9, 2013. 3 Replies


Started by Chris Z. Last reply by VeganAquarianAtheist Dec 31, 2012. 16 Replies

New here, glad to find this group!

Started by Justin Lee. Last reply by Sentient Biped Aug 8, 2012. 2 Replies

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Comment by K on November 21, 2010 at 10:52am
We always go to the inlaws...and they always have a big dead bird in the middle of the table.

After 20+ years, I live with it. I sit at the other end of the table, bring lots of food I can eat with plenty to share, and stuff myself with mashed potatoes (with vegan gravy) green beans, brussels sprouts, apple pie (lard free pastry) homemade bread with Earth Balance butter, and Silk french vanilla creamer for coffee.
I don't bother with a turkey sub..I haven't ever found one that tastes good, and I don't miss it, with all the veggies to eat...
Comment by Sentient Biped on November 21, 2010 at 10:42am
Any plans for thanksgiving meals? Living in a Chinese/Midwesternian household, we've usually had Manchurian dumplings and pumpkin pie. We've had dim sum but as a vegetarian it's a hassle to go out for it and not worth the trouble.

That old standard of the green bean casserole is also made. This year I'm on my own, might still have the dumplings and pumpkin pie.

I've always hated tofurkey. I would like some variety, something special that I don't usually have, but not necessarily celebratory of the puritain/pilgrim mythology. Haven't figured out what yet. Maybe a variation on the dumpling idea.

One year we had Indian food - not native American but Indian subcontinent. Namaste (A local Indian/Nepal restaurant) was open for buffet. Too complicated for me to cook however.
Comment by Sentient Biped on November 8, 2010 at 10:03pm
All that cheese grosses me out. What a waste on so many levels - making cows make more milk then removing the fat and expending the resources to make it into cheese, then convincing people to eat it and increase their risk for heart disease and stroke, then expending resources to treat the cheese-induced diseases. Wow.
Comment by Sentient Biped on November 7, 2010 at 7:56pm
I agree, vegan diet can be very cheap, probably less than meaty diet. The challenge is learning how to cook vegan. Actually, the challenge may be getting people to cook, period - seems to be more and more a lost skill. Now off to make some vegan dumplings... yum.
Comment by Sentient Biped on November 7, 2010 at 7:27pm (of all places): "The rise of the Power Vegans" quoting :"Steve Wynn, Mort Zuckerman, Russell Simmons, and Bill Clinton... Ford Executive Chairman of the Board Bill Ford (F), Twitter co-founder Biz Stone, venture capitalist Joi Ito, Whole Foods Market (WFMI) Chief Executive Officer John Mackey, and Mike Tyson. Yes, Mike Tyson... Alec Baldwin... both vegan and fat at the same time. Interesting article and comments, worth reading with a critical eye.
Comment by Sentient Biped on September 9, 2010 at 12:11pm
Nikolai, I don't think anyone else here will fault you for starting your own exclusive group. However, please be aware that will mean that you take responsibility for monitoring and maintaining it. People who start groups then give up just litter the site with groups that no one knows what to do with. Doubtless others here would join it, and there is no problem with being a member of more than one group.

I disagree that there should be separate groups - your one-sentence justification for wanting to do so shows no input of thought process or critical thinking, just a statedment of preference. Starting a group should be more thoughtful than that.
Comment by K on September 9, 2010 at 9:12am
Thanks for sharing, Nikolai. You can always go start your own exclusive group...plenty of room here.
Comment by Nikolai Torp Dragnes on September 9, 2010 at 2:11am
I would much prefer a Vegan/Atheist Nexus, as I do not find adult lacto-vegetarians vegetarian at all.
Comment by K on September 5, 2010 at 8:44pm
The answer is: where other animals get theirs; from plants.
Comment by Max Power on September 5, 2010 at 7:48pm
Vegetarian for 25 years or so. Still get the "where do you get your protein" question, drives me crazy.

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