Month: April 2017

Soylent Recalls 890 Boxes of Product

Soylent Recalls 890 Boxes of Product

On April 26th, alternative drink company Soylent announced that whey powder may have been added into production, due to a machinery malfunction of a nearby product. While I don’t drink this, I know some people do. The idea behind the nutritionally complete drink is that it completely eliminates […]

The 4 Things You Need At Breakfast to Stay Full All Day

The 4 Things You Need At Breakfast to Stay Full All Day

I love breakfast. As a college student and then actual adult in the world, I lived to eat, and waking up to delicious food– and plenty of it– was a dream come true. When I first moved back down to North Carolina, I discovered something […]

‘Tis the Season: Strawberry Shortcake

‘Tis the Season: Strawberry Shortcake

When I was growing up, we were lucky to live four miles away from my grandparents. Every spring, my Grandma and Pop Pop would plow their gardens to plant tons of fruit and vegetables. Living so close meant a lot of access to this, especially for […]

Is Palm Oil Ethical… or Even Vegan?

Is Palm Oil Ethical… or Even Vegan?

It’s in 50 percent of packaged products in grocery stores, and it’s a cheap vegetable oil that can withstand higher temperatures. It’s palm oil, and it seems like it’s here to stay. Ever buy Palmolive dish soap, L’Oreal shampoo, or Nutella? You’ve been using and ingesting […]

My Top 5 Vegan Road Trip Snacks

My Top 5 Vegan Road Trip Snacks

I love a good road trip– the open road, the best travel companion, and SNACKS. I love snacks, but I don’t usually buy them, so road trips are the perfect time to crack open the cabinet and cut loose. Dave and I try not to go […]

A Weekend in DC & Richmond, VA!

A Weekend in DC & Richmond, VA!

I loved this weekend. On Friday, we drove up to Sterling, VA to spend Saturday in DC, and planned to pack the day with museums. Unfortunately, the lines started a lot earlier than we’d anticipated (days ahead online for the Holocaust Museum), so instead, we started […]

How to Always Eat Clean: My #1 Way to Stay Away From Junk Food!

How to Always Eat Clean: My #1 Way to Stay Away From Junk Food!

When I first went vegan a while back, I made things that emulated what I was already eating. We ate pizza three times a week and relied heavily on fajitas with roasted vegetables… but we were eating clean– no cheese meant no added grease, and we made […]

The Top Ten Mistakes You’ll Make When Going Plant-Based

The Top Ten Mistakes You’ll Make When Going Plant-Based

Two years ago, I couldn’t imagine eating a plant-based diet. I lived for string cheese, couldn’t get enough steak when the opportunity presented itself, and thought grilled chicken could only be made better if made en masse. Then I started watching the documentaries on Netflix—Forks […]