Food

Got Green? What You Need to Know About Spirulina Today!

Got Green? What You Need to Know About Spirulina Today!

For the most of my life, I’ve been anemic. However, for most of my life, I ate a lot of meat and dairy. Back in the day, you would have been hard-pressed to find all that much green in my regular breakfast. When I lived […]

5 Hearty Plant-Based & Boyfriend-Approved Dinners!

5 Hearty Plant-Based & Boyfriend-Approved Dinners!

When I first cut out meat from my diet, I ate everything in sight. I didn’t really know what I was doing, so I was always hungry. I ate so many snacks, and hummus* and I? Instant best friends. *~And we lived happily ever after.~* […]

VegFest #2 & Why You Should Go To One!

VegFest #2 & Why You Should Go To One!

This weekend, we went to our second ever VegFest in Richmond, Virginia: the Richmond Vegetarian Festival. The festival was hosted on Saturday in a local park. Dozens of food and clothing vendors set up camp, and thousands of visitors roamed the grounds. We’d only been […]

Drinking Hormone-Free Milk? Think Again.

Drinking Hormone-Free Milk? Think Again.

Over the last few years, there’s been a lot of talk about switching from regular to hormone-free milk. Girls are starting puberty earlier each year, and only conventional milk’s to blame… right? Not so fast. Let’s get down to the source! When a calf is […]

Budget-Friendly Veganism: Where To Find Coupons!

Budget-Friendly Veganism: Where To Find Coupons!

A lot of people don’t ‘go vegan’ because they think it’s too expensive or difficult with kids. Sure, you could go fully plant-based and avoid processed foods, but let’s be real. Eating a vegan diet with kids or a busy schedule on a budget isn’t always […]

Surprise– 10 Things You Didn’t Know Weren’t Vegan!

Surprise– 10 Things You Didn’t Know Weren’t Vegan!

When Dave and I first went vegan, we didn’t realize how many things contained animal products. Sure, there are the obvious non-vegan items, like leather and gelatin, but it’s easy to miss the more hidden ingredients. Animal products can be found in so many things that […]

The #1 Secret to the Best Barbecue Jackfruit!

The #1 Secret to the Best Barbecue Jackfruit!

I have a secret. I mean, it isn’t really mine to tell, but I’ve linked the recipe. And it’s something that not a lot of people know, so hey, sharing is cool. Have you ever made barbecue jackfruit? Before this weekend, we’d made it twice. After […]

Quick & Easy Memorial Day Party Recipes!

Quick & Easy Memorial Day Party Recipes!

Good morning and happy Monday! It’s Memorial Day, and if you’re like me, you’re probably headed to a Memorial Day party. Also, if you’re like me, you might have procrastinated making something for it…whoops. Let’s not point fingers. I mean, life gets busy! Pets/children need […]

Vegan-Friendly Chocolate at Your Regular Grocery Store!

Vegan-Friendly Chocolate at Your Regular Grocery Store!

If you love chocolate, eating a plant-based diet and buying it can be difficult. Entire holidays revolve around it! The entire Valentine’s Day industry would collapse without it! But in a chocolate crisis, what’s a vegan to do? You could stand in the candy aisle of the drugstore […]

Kombucha, Pickles, & Beer: Why Eat Fermented Foods?

Kombucha, Pickles, & Beer: Why Eat Fermented Foods?

As a kid, I lived for nights when my mom would make pierogies and kielbasa. Those mashed potato and cheese-filled dumplings, boiled then fried up in a pan with onions and butter easily made my day. The kielbasa? I’d eat anything with that much salt […]