In the spirit of transparency let me just say, I suck at grocery shopping as a vegan. Even if I make a list, there's always something I inevitably forget. Then I get home, put the food away, and think to myself, how is it that we still don't have anything to make for dinner?! I'm probably so … Continue reading HUGE Vegan Trader Joe’s Food Haul!
I've said it before and I'll say it again. Going vegan was one of the best decisions I've ever made and I'm never turning back. While I've never thought about going back to meat, that's definitely not the case for everyone. You may struggle with cravings for animal foods, or find non-vegan foods more accessible in … Continue reading How I’ve Stayed Vegan for 3 Years + How You Can, Too!
Share these recipes with your friends! Lately, I've been having avocado just about every day. In my salad, on my burger, in my burrito. The usual. So I got to thinking, what else could I make using avocado...and then I jumped off the deep end. It turns out the possibilities are nearly endless … Continue reading The Ultimate List of 53 Vegan Avocado Recipes That Will Make You Drool
Share these tips with your friends! I was thinking today about what I would write about and I thought back to the reason I started this blog in the first place: to help new vegans thrive. So I thought, "What would a new vegan find useful?" How about a list of all the … Continue reading What I Wish I Had Known Before I Went Vegan
I'll be honest, when I think of salads, I think bo-ring. I see it as an obligatory food that I have to "get through" before having my more delicious meal. And the only time I would eat a salad is when we went out to eat and someone else made it for me. But my journey … Continue reading This Will Make You Want to Eat Salad Every Day
Eating a vegan diet is not about restriction, sacrifice, or dull tasteless food. It's an abundant lifestyle full of colorful, life-giving foods! I understand, though. If you're new to this lifestyle, it can seem daunting every meal to whip up something tasty, healthy, and sans animal products. Trust me, you don't have to eat salad … Continue reading What I Ate in a Day as a Vegan
Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links, which means we may receive a commission if you click a link and purchase something that we have recommended. Living a cruelty-free lifestyle doesn't stop at the food you eat. Take a look at the products you use on your face and body and make sure there are no … Continue reading Vegan Beauty Products That Will Change Your Life
The new year is a time to start fresh. A time to slough off the yesterdays of last year and look ahead to what the tomorrows hold. Whether last year was a good year filled with success and joy, or it was a rough year laden with trials and setbacks, you’ve changed over the past … Continue reading 5 Simple Steps to Have the Best Year Ever
Bloating is one of those things that unexpectedly pops up out of nowhere for many new vegans. But why? Isn't the vegan diet supposed to be healthier and better for your body and digestion? Yet so many of us are surprised when we look down and see our ballooned up stomachs after we eat. Bloating … Continue reading How to Beat the Struggle of Bloating as a New Vegan
The cold winter months bring lots of wonderful things like snow, scarves and hot chocolate. But they also bring dry, chapped lips. I usually find myself applying copious amounts of chapstick, which only temporarily alleviates the burning. This year I thought I'd try something new. This super easy vegan lip scrub not only moisturizes my … Continue reading 2-Ingredient DIY Vegan Lip Scrub