After 8 months of a strictly vegan diet, one day, I decided it was no longer for me. Here’s the story behind that decision.
When I was growing up, I could put eating in two category: you either ate regular foods or you were on a diet. When we moved to the US, I discovered the world of the American diet system before I even came to know the American food system and for someone from Iran and Turkey, it was fascinating to say the least. I would honestly admit how I felt about the standard American food if I only knew what on earth it entails! I don’t think anyone can accurately describe “American food” to me. It certainly is not just burgers and fries and Turkey on Thanksgiving but what is it? [Read more…]