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A Plant-based Pregnancy

A Plant-based Pregnancy

As of the date I found out I was pregnant, I had already been eating only plant-based for 3 years so there was no dispute as to what my diet would look like for the duration of pregnancy. However, I was also aware that in Japan, this would be a challenge as a) many doctors and midwives may not be familiar with the diet enough to recommend and support my decision, and b) family and relatives would not hesitate to point fingers at my ‘not normal’ diet if/when something was not looking right.

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Starting Sourdough

Starting Sourdough

I will admit, staying at home due to COVID, while pregnant sparked my curiosity to start sourdough baking. It’s also quite hard to find 100% animal-free bread in Japan – so why not bake at home? Through trial and error, I now bake tasty sourdough bread a few times a week at home. Sharing some tips and tricks to keep it simple and (hopefully) fail-safe.

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Vegetarian Experience In Lebanon

Vegetarian Experience In Lebanon

For Christmas 2018, I decided to spend time in Lebanon. I hadn’t been there for a while and it was the first time I visit since I changed my diet in February 2018 to Vegan and September 2018 to Vegetarian. To my surprise, my family was prepared to support me on my Vegan/Vegetarian journey and provided me the strength I needed to stay on track!

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First Trip To Montreal As A Vegan/Vegetarian

First Trip To Montreal As A Vegan/Vegetarian

I had the opportunity to travel back to Montreal for a week last October 2018. It was the first time I meet my family since I became vegan 1 year ago (and more vegetarian starting September 2018). It was also the first time I visit Montreal after my diet change, a place where I lived in for 9 years as an omnivore!

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