My First Vegan Thanksgiving

I’m sitting here on a beautiful snowless Sunday afternoon reflecting on yesterday and what a wonderful time I had creating an awesome meatless Thanksgiving Dinner with some wonderful friends.

This adventure started about 3 weeks ago when I decided I wanted to cook a Thanksgiving Dinner – Vegan Style.  This was mostly to prove I could do it even though I had my doubts.  The first thing I did was google Vegan Thanksgiving Dinner and came upon this wonderful site – http://www.vegkitchen.com/tips/vegetarian-thanksgiving/

At first it was overwhelming with so much to choose from.  I finally settled on the following dishes:

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Waking up Vegan

December 31, 2013.  Little did I know this day would be pivotal in the way I have decided to live the rest of my life.

The day started off normal, but at some point during the day, I told myself that I would eat like crap and wake up on January 1 “vegan”.  It didn’t hit me to what that meant until I actually voiced that comment to a friend.  “What am I saying?”  “Am I actually going to be able to pull it off?”  All things that went through my mind.  After all, I’m not a cook, let alone a chef.  “What do vegans eat?”  “How do they survive?”  “Are they able to go out to restaurants?”

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With a little effort, the impossible becomes possible