What I Do You Eat? Essay

1817 Words May 16th, 2016 8 Pages
I think I eat more healthy here, at least than when growing up. When I was growing up, my dad had a large influence over what we ate. My Dad is English and he is meat, potatoes and cream sauce every night. My mom is quite healthy and she would like make herself a salad and then make a meal for us. When I went vegan, my mom stopped cooking because I would eat this, my mom would eat this and my dad would eat this.

Now when I go home, I usually just cook really simple things for myself because I am too lazy to spend too much time on cooking just for me. I will just make some tofu or something simple, but definitely between growing up and now, I eat much healthier.

Hannah: Any big changes for any of you, in terms of culture, or big dietary patterns, that have changed?

Georgie: I went vegan when I was 17 years old and that was big.

Marilynda: I just don’t eat food from my culture anymore because I am Mexican. I don’t know, I take that back, my family is very adventurous with food and they just love eating everything. We would have a lot of Mexican dishes and home cooked meals and I feel like it is not healthy at all. It is definitely different.

Hannah: So, you are not eating Mexican food as much anymore, like seeking it out.

Marilynda: No, I guess Barbacoa at Chipotle is as good as it gets and that is not cutting it at all.

Nabil: Like I mentioned earlier, most of my life I grew up in Europe and then Ethiopia, so there, everything was organic and natural. So, you can…

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