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What Vegans Actually Eat

Are you really even vegan if you don’t eat your 15-ingredient smoothie bowl with a wooden spoon?

Instagram can make veganism seem like a never-ending, multicolored bevy of smoothie bowls, avocado toasts with 8,000 different toppings, and jackfruit tacos draped with pea tendrils. But what you see on a screen isn’t real life — smoothie bowls are WEIRD, I’m too LAZY to add toppings to my avo toast, and pea tendrils are SUPER uptight!



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Holly Amos

Holly Amos is a humor writer and poet in Chicago. More at @amoshmarie and hollyamos.net.