Best Apps for Vegans

Today’s technology makes it easy for people to navigate plant based restaurant options nearby or filter for animal derived ingredients in products instead of scanning the list on the back of a label. There’s an app for just about everything these days and vegans are at an advantage now more than ever. Things like dining…

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Top 5 Mistakes People Make When Switching to a Vegan Diet

There’s a rising number of people who are making the switch to a fully plant based diet. Regardless of their reasons for doing so, many people struggle to find a healthy balance and end up treating it like another fad-diet. This is why you might hear comments like, “I used to be vegan, but…” followed…

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How to Go Vegan

Have you been curious about taking advantage of the benefits of plant based living and just don’t know how to go vegan? First off, kudos to you for taking interest in such an audacious lifestyle that is so commonly misunderstood. It’s totally possible to go vegan and feel amazing without sacrificing the things that bring…

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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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Vegan Carrot Ginger Soup

Whenever I’m feeling sick or get into one of my “soup moods” (you know, where you only want soup for like a week)… this recipe is an easy go-to for me. I have always loved the taste of ginger and have been interested in taking advantage of it’s healing properties. It’s known to be great…

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Instant Pot Vegan Pot Roast

When I was growing up, my favorite part about Pot Roast was the soft, melt-in-your-mouth veggies that had been slow cooked all day in broth. Before I had an Instant Pot, I would use a large roasting pan or slow cooker to keep all of the flavor in. The beauty of using this new method…

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Where Do Vegans Get Their Protein From?

The most common question I get from animal meat & dairy eaters is probably “Where do vegans get their protein from?”. The short answer is grains, nuts, vegetables & fruit…plus a little help from some of our processed favorites from time to time. I’ve heard from many people asking how I can live without meat…

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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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