Let's discuss vegan food and how it can be improved from what it currently is.
I was thinking they could start by learning how to actually cook original recipes because rip offs of regular food with a 1000 other ingredients only results in a poor tasting variation.
Labels their food doesn't need:
- gluten free
- sugar free
- fair trade
Just imagine, in a couple decades we'll be growing meat in labs and none of this will matter.
The vegan/anti-vegan shitposting will finally be over.
I'm a vegan, and honestly, I'd eat the shit out of a lab-grown steak.
There's nothing really all that wrong with meat imitation foods, and unlike maybe ten years ago, there's a lot of brands out there (Field Roast, Gardein, Daiya) that taste pretty darn convincing.
What I think is wrong is if that's all you eat. 'American' food is a lot of French and Italian cooking, but you find delicious dishes that just happen to be vegan in a lot of Thai, Indian, Vietnamese, and Korean cuisine.
If you're going to go vegan, you have to learn how to cook, or eat Tofurky for the rest of your life. No way around it.
I can see what you mean in terms of marketing using these labels as buzz words, but they are actually helpful in knowing what you are buying.
Despite the overtly heavy marketing, I don't understand why you would want less information on something that is going to become apart of your body. All of those are helpful in their own situations, it's not just hipster gibberish.
When you decide to live a vegan lifestyle, the ones that just don't automatically become repulsed by meat products in their entirety find it more comfortable to transition with these foods. Some even enjoy them for life, but would rather not have an animal die to acquire it. I fail to see how it's comical.
>I fail to see how it's comical.
It's comical because being a vegan means that you are deliberately choosing to acquire your protein needs from non-animal sources, like nuts, legumes, and beans. Got it. That's a healthy choice, as you aren't putting any bullshit processed foods into your system, and as long as you balance it right and get enough protein, you'll be fine.
However, instead of just eating the nuts, legumes, and beans for the protein they need, some vegan fag along the way decided they needed to replicate meat products, and added a bunch of processed shit, fillers, and artificial crap to what would have been a perfectly healthy vegan food source.
All so they could pretend they were eating a fucking hot dog, or a hamburger.
>for sustained energy
>first ingredient sugar
vegans are usually just the people who jump on that "no gluten" fad. How many people actually have Celiac disease is definitly a number that isn't as high as the number of gluten free products sold.
"Substitute" foods always taste like shit if you go in expecting them to taste like The Real Thing™. Don't eat veggie burgers, tofu, almond milk, tapioca bread, sunflower butter, or whatever the fuck expecting them to taste the same.
You're thinking of vegetarian, vegans don't use any animal products including dairy and eggs.
>22g sugar in a 68g bar
>costs 1-2 dollars