I’m about to tell you something you might find shocking. But hold onto your hats, because our wedding is going to be a….
That’s right folks! I am a longtime vegetarian and Zach rarely eats meat nowadays. So we won’t be serving anything that used to breathe and have eyeballs at our wedding. I think a lot of our non-vegetarian friends and family members are surprised we’re doing this. But really, even if we were hiring a caterer, I wouldn’t want to pay for people to eat in a way I don’t believe in. Because we’re cooking all the food ourselves, of course we’re not going to serve meat. I don’t even know how to cook it!
I hope that people aren’t upset about not eating meat and I really hope they enjoy our food. If it forces them to try something new, then good! Maybe some will realize that it is possible to eat a satisfying and delicious meal without meat. Maybe some will freak out and slam burgers before they come. I don’t really care. At least we’ll be showing off our values (and our mad cooking skills, hopefully) on our wedding day!
- Source: http://www.crankyfitness.com
As a side note, I have been to several weddings at which vegetarian options were not even offered! Maybe I have a slight vendetta, but after not being able to eat at weddings I’ve been invited to, I am super pumped to turn the tables on everyone and not serve any meat! I promise that the food will be delicious and that there will still be lots of protein (beans, guacamole) and cheese (we’re not vegan).
Is it crazy to have a totally-veggie reception? Do you think people will freak out or enjoy the food? Have you ever been unable to eat at a wedding reception?