What Does It Mean to Be Vegan?

The literal definition of veganism is one who abstains from using animal products (Merriam-Webster). To break it down, a person who is vegan will reject the commodity status of animals and cease to consume, abuse or exploit them. Believe it or not, there are actually several different groups people identify with when they refer to…

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What to Expect: First Trimester of a Vegan Pregnancy

Okay ladies… Let’s get real here. The first trimester of pregnancy can be rough. For some, it means hugging the toilet until you feel some sense of relief and for others, like myself, it means finding yourself glued to the couch or bed unable to get up for hours on end. There are so many…

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The Surprising Health Benefits of Plant Based Living

Have you been wondering why more physicians and health industry experts are advocating for plant based diets? There are many reasons to choose the path of plant based living aside from the ethical reasons. Here are the top 20 benefits that are backed by scientists and researchers to prove why vegans and vegetarians are leading…

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How Finding Out I Was Pregnant Saved My Life

I’ve been waiting three long months to write this post but for good reason. Recently, I got the most surprising and incredible news that has dramatically changed my life as I formerly knew it. Much like other first-time moms, I was overwhelmed with feelings of joy, excitement, confusion, and even anxiety. In many ways, I…

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20 Things I Learned in 2020

It’s safe to say this year was a doozy for a lot of people. Many plans were hijacked by the ongoing pandemic and for some, it caused life-altering decisions to be made resulting in a lot of healing all around. At the end of it, I came out feeling like an entirely different person while…

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What It’s Like Dating as a Vegan & How I Met My Match

Dating in today’s modern society is not for the faint of heart. It’s clear to see how major media and social networking outlets have evolved the way we do it. More data than ever is at our very fingertips to help us properly vet our potential partners and with the introduction of dating apps like…

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Top 10 Reasons To Ditch Animal Products

There’s a buzz about swapping the meat & cheese for plant based alternatives. If you have ever been curious about what it feels to live on a plant based diet or lifestyle, now’s a great time to dive into research to see whether it’s a good fit for you. If you brought up the topic…

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My Weight Loss Journey Through Veganism: The Good, The Bad + The Ugly

The secret to healthy vegan weight loss for me has been simple but slow: finding peace in my environment, weight/nutrient tracking & discovering what activities I’m passionate about. More than anything, it has been about regaining my confidence and finding a more sustainable way for myself. Each day we have the chance to make healthy choices…

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