Holiday meals

Our sangha’s Plant-Powered Practitioners Support Network (PPPSN) has been mostly inactive these last months, since the pandemic has prevented us from gathering in person to share food and videos.  However, now that the holidays are approaching, we’d like to offer support to those of you who want to leave animal products off your holiday table.

Check out this article (among many you can find online) about negotiating the holiday kindly with meat-eating family and friends.  Recipes included:

More recipes (with gorgeous photos to get you inspired):

Or if you don’t want to cook, you can pick up a vegan roast when you shop for groceries.  Try Tofurky, Trader Joe’s or Field Roast’s Celebration Roast.  Or order the Original Wellington holiday entree from Native Foods :

Resources available on the Earth Holders page offer much general support within our Plum Village tradition for plant-based eating:

Approximately 46 million turkeys are slaughtered in the US for Thanksgiving each year and another 22 million for Christmas, and that doesn’t include the pigs killed for hams.  This year, let’s choose a compassionate, mindful, and environmentally responsible path.

“Being vegetarian is already enough to save the world.” — Thich Nhat Hanh