My on again off again relationship with vegetarianism/how to survive food

Recently I have gone back to being a vegetarian SHOCKING ( …not really actually) I have had an on again off again relationship with vegetarianism (is that a thing?) since late middle school. I first learned about vegetarians in middle school when two girls in my class informed me that they did not eat meat. I was super interested! How do you do that ? So what do you eat? What about the rest of your family? They answered all my questions and even brought up the idea of how they love their pets and animals so much why would they eat them if they don’t have to. (Fish are friends not food– I adopted that motto after Finding Nemo) I thought about this a lot I started researching and going to different websites and ordered vegan and vegetarian starter kits. These kits were really helpful in informing you about what you may already be eating that is vegan and things you can substitute. They also usually included some sort of information on different companies that were either doing animals right or adding to the cruelty and exploitation of animals.

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Sweet Tea

I would like to start off my saying I forgot to take a picture of this delicious beverage in a cup (I’m terrible, what can I say lol). This sweet tea recipe is not ours and in no way are we claiming it. I did one thing different than the instructions, which was dissolve the sugar while the water was boiling. I give all credit to the website I found it on, you can find the link at the bottom of this post.

I will admit I have a thing for Sweet Tea, whether it be Mcdonalds or Arizona. I love them both! So instead of spending $1 every time I want sweet tea, I figured making it myself would be better. Without further ado below is the recipe.


  • 6 Lipton tea bags
  • 2 cups of sugar
  • 4 quarts of water


    1. Bring 4 quarts of water to a rapid boil.


    1. Once the water reaches a boil, pour in 2 cups of sugar and stir until dissolved.



    1. Turn off the stove and take the pot off of the hot burner and put the 6 tea bags in the hot water to seep for an hour.




  1. After the hour has passed take out the tea bags and put into your preferred container or pitcher of choice.
  2. Serve over ice.

Website I found Sweet tea recipe on *Click here*