There's a big assumption out there that natural, cruelty-free cleaning products just don't work as well as the household brands filled with harsh chemicals. Ok, ok maybe that was true 10 years ago but these days cruelty-free cleaning brands have perfected their craft and their products don't have any trouble keeping up. Not sure why … Continue reading 8 Cruelty-Free Cleaning Products That Will Make Your Home Shine
Share with your friends: Probably one of the most daunting things a new vegan faces is the transition from meat eater to vegan. You're navigating completely new territory where the way you've eaten your entire life is flipped upside down. There are countless ways to transition to a vegan diet, from going cold turkey … Continue reading From Meat Eater to Vegan: 3 Simple Steps to Transition to a Vegan Diet
Committing to a vegan lifestyle takes dedication and, you guessed it, motivation. There's always something that motivates you to go vegan. Your why. But what motivates you to stay vegan? As you're settling in to your new lifestyle, there can be moments of doubt, frustration, cravings. But if you trust in the decision you made, you will eventually … Continue reading How to Stay Motivated When You First Go Vegan
Many people think vegan is synonymous with healthy. That cutting out the meat and dairy means anything you put in your mouth is good for you. News flash! Vegans can be just as unhealthy as non-vegans. Ditching the animal products is a great step toward health, but you have to be conscious of what you … Continue reading 3 Tips to be a Healthy Vegan
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