Let's feed our children food that is healthy for their bodies and appeals to their natural senses in it’s whole natural state-food that doesn't cause suffering to animals. Let's be honest with our children about where their food comes from. These days, most children don't have a clue that the "sausage" they are eating was actually a sweet pig-with eyes and a nose and ears-that wanted to live her life in peace, free from harm and that if they saw how the pig died, they would be disgusted and distraught. And that if given the choice, and especially if not first conditioned to believe certain animals are "eating animals", they would choose to avoid it.
Let's educate and inspire, so that we can set an example for the world just how healthy and compassionate and ABUNDANT it is to raise children on a vegan diet. Let’s raise this next generation to be more gentle on the planet and it’s inhabitants.
It feels natural to feed our children vegan foods. Because their instincts are to be kind to animals, to love them (not eat them or their secretions), and they devour plant foods with gusto. They’ve both been vegan with an abundant of fresh raw foods in their diet since conception. And they're so healthy, thriving, and they love their food. The possibilities of plant foods are endless! So many friends of mine feed their children on all different types of vegan diets, depending on what’s available to them across the world and what appeals to them! For us, that means lots of ripe tropical fruit (like the papaya, white “sugar loaf” pineapple, and mango in this photo!👅) green veggies and healthy plant fats like from avocado, hemp seeds, and coconut. And we love sweet potatoes and quinoa etc! Friends in colder climates often enjoy stone fruits when in season + staples of veg stews, squash, beans, oats, vegan "mac n cheese", tofu etc. Tap the photo for more IGs raising their kids on a vegan lifestyle to get more inspo.
And we can educate our children through books like “that’s why we don’t eat animals” and “vegan is love” by @ruby_roth and the “kid series" youtube videos by @bitesizevegan . And this is especially helpful for families transitioning towards more plant foods!