We had the good fortune of connecting with CeKendria Walker and we’ve shared our conversation below.

Hi CeKendria, can you tell us more about your background and the role it’s played in shaping who you are today?
I’m from Dallas TX, raised in Atlanta GA. As the only girl to a single Mother, I was pulled in the Kitchen by age 8. My mother would go through the process of feeding me and my siblings times 2. Leftovers were a must die to her being a Full time Worker, student and mom. Looking back I loved being in the kitchen with her & learning new meals. My father is a Chef as well & owns a couple of restaurants in Ny. This duo I was born from provided me the willingness to do anything I put my mind to.

What should our readers know about your business?
Your Vegan Meals started blooming in 2018 after the loss of My son Zanderson. I went Vegan & lost 100lbs. I began to feel like my story needed attention. I wanted to bring the same feeling I had of accomplishment to others who may have struggled with weight & the love of food like myself. The process felt hard when I started but thinking back it was easy because I truly wanted the change. I’ve learned along the way that people want to see the good, bad, & ugly. This helped me come out a shell & bring awareness to the community. I want the world to know that anybody can make a change for the better. All it takes is hard work & drive.

If you had a friend visiting you, what are some of the local spots you’d want to take them around to?
Best friend from GA, I would first take her downtown to explore. We have always talked about this. She is willing to try vegan food, so our first stop is Cosmic Cafe for breakfast. Lunch to my favorite restaurant is Spiral Diner. I love to cook so I would cook for her during dinner. Taking her roller skating and to Andretti’s for some fun time. I would definitely love for her to meet the friends I’ve made in the last year. I have been wanting to visit Reunion Tower since I moved to TX in 2001, dinner here would be amazing! Fun for me is reverting back to my childhood & doing things that make me laugh. We will definitely have to go to a trampoline park & Hurricane Harbor since we love water.

Who else deserves some credit and recognition?
My Mother is my Biggest Fan. Every idea or meal I come up with she is there to support. I know I can call her to taste something new I created & she will give me her honest opinion. She is the reason that I started my Vegan business. Losing weight & becoming more health conscious has made my drive to help others even clearer. She deserves the WORLD.

Website: Www.YourVeganMeals.Com

Instagram: Instagram.com/YourVeganMealsWithCK

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