What It’s Like Being A Vegetarian At Thanksgiving

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Everyone: “So what are you going to EAT????”

Um, everything that doesn’t have meat in it. weheartit.com

Or, “Vegetarians can still eat turkey, right?”

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And someone in your family will still be like, “Are you SURE you don’t want any turkey??? ARE YOU SURE????”

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Then, you’re the butt of countless Tofurky jokes.

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Your drunk uncle asks if you’re “still doing that weird no-meat thing.”

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You feel a little awkward asking if the stuffing is made with chicken or vegetable broth.

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Inevitably, someone will ask an invasive question at the table about why you’re veg.

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Or assume you’re going to preach to the whole table about how THEY shouldn’t be eating turkey.

Which you’re obviously not. mattsmithissexy.tumblr.com

Picking bacon bits out of a salad has become your favorite sport.

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You sometimes feel guilty for taking too much of the sides:

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If you go to someone’s place for Thanksgiving, you might be introduced as “This is [you], he/she’s a vegetarian.”

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You eat a LOT of rolls. A lot.

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AND Brussels sprouts. Which is OK, because Brussels sprouts are tiny capsules of heaven.

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You offer to bring a side dish to help out the host, and also to make sure you actually have something to eat.

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But regardless, some delicious things are (almost always!) vegetarian:

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And, most importantly:

(Here’s a list of wines that are certified vegan.) collection-of-gifs.tumblr.com

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