It can be a delicate dynamic to maintain a plant-based or vegan diet while surrounded by family and friends who may not share the same dietary choices. In this insightful discussion with culinary medicine expert, Dr. Sabrina Falquier, we explore practical strategies on how to gracefully navigate social gatherings and family meals. Gain valuable insights on how to advocate for yourself in a positive and empowering way while also honoring the choices of those around you, including cultural traditions. Tune in and empower yourself to thrive on your plant-based journey, no matter who is sitting across the dinner table. 🌱🍽️

In this episode you’ll hear:

4:15 – Feeling alone and frustrated at family meals.

5:30 – Mexican and other cultural celebratory foods.

7:30 – Disrespect and family tension.

8:40 – How to stay true to both your beliefs and your family’s cultural traditions.

12:30 – Dr. Falquier’s suggestions for plant-based alternatives including tacos, roasted vegetables and sauces.

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Executive Producer and Host: Esther Garfin
Sound Recording and Editing: Will Crann

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