Plant-Based Fresh: Chef TR
Plant Based Fresh is a mini-interview series we’ve curated to highlight influential and innovative plant-based/vegan advocates, chefs and entrepreneurs.
CHET TR | TR CREATIONS
🌱There are many reasons people are inspired to eat plant-based. What was your inspiration for eating plant-based/vegan?
TR: My inspiration was to live healthier life and to live in balance with nature.
🌱How has eating plant based/vegan changed the way you navigate the world?
TR: It changed how I see people and situations, for example in my plant- based health journey I'm always healing and evolving physically, mentally and spiritually in that I have more compassion for people and what they maybe going through in this thing we call life.
🌱What are some of your favorite herbs to work with?
TR: I have so many...turmeric, holy basil, basil, burdock root, thyme, ginger, soursop, oregano, elderberry. I'm discovering new herbs however, those are just a snippet of my go-tos
🌱What is one of the biggest misconceptions about eating plant-based that you have encountered?
TR: People feel plant-based foods are bland and boring and all there is to eat is salad or tofu.
🌱Can you share your favorite meal with us?
TR: My favorite meals are buddha bowls, they are bright and full of flavor and different textures.
🌱What does eating sustainably mean to you?
TR: Eating sustainably to me is growing my food as much as I can and learning how to regrow food plus recycling plastic, paper, glass and aluminum products.
🌱Any words of advice for those transitioning to a plant-based/vegan lifestyle or wanting to start a business?
TR: My advice is to do the research, be guided by intuition and knowledge. This is a personal journey and each individual has a different path. As for business, create what you are passionate about then find a niche that you may be able to serve people.
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