Annya Santana: ‘I Went Vegan Plus It Changed My Family’s Outlook On Dominican Food’

Annya Santana: ‘I Went Vegan Plus It Changed My Family’s Outlook On Dominican Food’

“But it absolutely wasn’t simple at very very first. ”

I became vegan when kale that is finding the neighborhood supermarkets where I inhabit the Bronx ended up being like seeing a camel, just before can find a Latinx community for the life-style on Instagram. Which was 11 years back, all over summer time of 2009.

At that time, my instant household had been far from plant-based. We’re Dominican, and anybody acquainted with Dominican tradition knows we’re heavy on the meat. Walk into a Dominican home, plus it’s nearly guaranteed in full the dinner will contain rice, beans, then one like pollo guisado (stewed chicken).

It wasn’t really until We visited a dermatologist for assistance with my serious zits that We began to examine my very own meals alternatives. The doctor advised me to start looking at the ingredients in the food I was buying in order to find out what was triggering my condition. Continue reading Annya Santana: ‘I Went Vegan Plus It Changed My Family’s Outlook On Dominican Food’