Despite the huge rise in veganism in the US and UK, a plant-based-lifestyle can still be a difficult concept for many people to grasp.
What do you mean you can’t eat cheese?
In celebration of World Vegan Month (November), here are 17 tweets that sum up the eternal struggle of being vegan.
Vegans have heard it all.
— Shymo (@Sillyrunner) December 24, 2013
And it’s getting old.
Everyone: Where do you get your protein from?
Me: *Sighs* Here is a list! pic.twitter.com/DVdXvm8nkK
— IheartⓋegans (@iheartvegans1) May 3, 2014
It’s a simple concept, really: no animal products.
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Plus, having to deal with other people’s meat.
— Nigel Ⓥ official (@nigel4036) October 31, 2016
People presuming you love every vegetable.
First world vegan problems: I don’t like onions. Stop. Just stop.
— Santa Weezie ☃️ (@WeeziesBooks) October 20, 2016
Even pasta wants you to fail.
Why do so many Italian restaurants use only egg pasta, they don’t in Italy #Veganproblems
— Vegan OliveⓋ (@VeganOlive1) October 27, 2016
And hummus is basically a food group.
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But salad is NOT a meal.
Or a dessert.
— DeannaVegana (@DeannaVegana) August 1, 2014
And we eat more than just vegetables.
— Jenna Priestley (@JennaPriestley) April 5, 2013
Doing the food shop.
— Amy Hunt (@PurelyAmy_Blog) October 22, 2016
Avocados being sassy and demanding.
— Caitlin Webb (@WriterCaits) October 16, 2016
Nuts taking over your bag, your life and your electricals.
Got a bit of pecan stuck in my aux socket #veganproblems
— Albertine Fraser (@albertinefraser) October 11, 2016
Christmas generally being a struggle.
Tis the season to have your food choices mocked at the dinner table
— Vegan Problems (@MyVeganProblems) December 3, 2015
Halloween being a perpetual disappointment.
— Roseeeee (@Charbz_R_Events) November 1, 2016
But we’re not aliens.
And we always find a way to eat.
Everyone else eats steak and I’m eating a grilled banana #veganprobs pic.twitter.com/mbeDzUplc2
— Sav ☾ (@Savannah_Reiser) September 1, 2014