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
How much water do you drink in a day? Two liters? Half a liter? A gallon? Water is critical for so many parts of our body to function properly, yet a lot of us are actually dehydrated! I'm guilty, too. Five years ago, I thought drinking half a liter of water in a day (one … Continue reading The Benefits of Drinking Water
I've got to say, this is probably one of the easiest weeknight dinner recipes out there. Bonus: Their gorgeous presentation makes these babies look like they take way longer than they actually do! This quick and easy vegan taco recipe is totally customizable. Go wild adding your favorite veggies, fruits (that parade as veggies) or … Continue reading Quick + Easy Vegan Tacos
Have you ever felt like your life is all just go go go with no time to really care for yourself? That's how I'd been feeling lately. Especially when it came to my morning routine. From the second I woke up, the next hour and fifteen minutes was me rushing to get ready and … Continue reading How to Make a Change that Will Better Your Life
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
If you're a dessert-for-breakfast kind of person, this smoothie is right up your alley. The richness of the cocoa powder combined with the filling and energizing bananas and dates make this a decadent yet good-for-you smoothie. It's also a great option for a healthy dessert! Ingredients 6 pitted medjool dates 1 cup coconut milk … Continue reading Decadent Chocolate Banana Smoothie