SAVE THE WORLD

Hi everyone!! I’ve decided to add this new “SAVE THE WORLD” section to my blog and I hope this will urge you all to help make this happen. I think all of us dream for a better word, but dreams can only do so much. I’ve decided to take action, and I would like you all to follow along with me on my journey!

As many of you already know, the environmental and climate change crisis is growing rapidly, and despite our governments neglecting to take take the steps needed to fix this problem, it doesn’t mean that we have too neglect taking steps in the right direction as well. 

The reason that I have decided to change my lifestyle is because the idea that my children and the next generation will not be able to experience nature the way that I did terrifies me. Despite the fact that it may be difficult as first, I strongly believe that because I have full control of my day-to-day actions, I will be able to make a difference in our world! I know that it may seem like one person can’t do much, but the impact that each of us has is unbelievable. My personal ecological footprint is that it would take 4.7 Earths to sustain the way that I am living. I hope that by having positive attitude and changing small choices I make throughout the day I will be able lower this number, and create a better world.

The challenge that I am going to try and overcome is to change my diet and become a vegetarian! I am doing this because the meat industries abuse of animals absolutely disgusts me. Not only is do meat industries lack respect for animal life, but the have no respect for our environment and the damages that happen to it because of them. I think this challenge will be a little difficult for me since most middle-eastern food contains meat, and my diet consists mainly of Arabic food.

Fish?

If I am being honest, I have not done enough research to see what the final verdict for eating fish as a vegetarian is. However, since I am still transitioning I decided that for one night, fish would be okay. Even though I am not a big fan of fish, the food that I ate delicious!

 

 

Dolma

I know that the hardest part of making the transition from a meat eater to a non-meat eater is going to be, obviously, food. I think it will be particularly difficult trying to make some of my favorite dishes without meat. For the first time I tried making my favorite food without meat, and even though it was defiantly not the same, it still really tasted good!! The dish that I made was vegetarian dolma.

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