Using animals for clothing is one of the biggest forms of animal exploitation by humans. We breed them, abuse them, and kill them all so that we can carry a leather purse, wear a cashmere sweater, or buy a new pair of heels. Animal-derived materials are, most of the time, products of cruelty; but unfortunately… Continue reading Commonly Used Animal-Derived Materials In Clothing & Some Alternatives
Going vegan is usually a big change in someone’s life. Those of us who’ve gone vegan, have done so at different times in our lives and, many times, at our own pace. Some people are able to go vegan overnight (cold tofu!), but some people need a bit more time to make changes…and that’s okay!… Continue reading Going Vegan…At Your Own Pace
Lately I’ve been on a bit of a health kick, and I’ve been creating and trying out new recipes that focus on being mostly sodium-free and made only with plant-based, whole foods. I’ve made a couple of dishes that weren’t the best, but a couple days ago, I made a really tasty lentil soup. I… Continue reading Recipe | Heart-Healthy Lentil Soup (Vegan & Low Salt)
Today I thought it would be fun to answer some questions about my experiences being vegan…a vegan Q&A! Let’s do this! Q: Did you find being vegan difficult in the beginning? What about now? A: So, I went 100% vegan on April 6, 2018 and, honestly, I didn’t find it difficult at all. But I… Continue reading Vegan Q&A
A couple days ago I celebrated my 1 year vegan-niversary! To me, it’s an accomplishment that I’m proud of, but I also consider it the very beginning of a life-long, vegan journey! This past year of being vegan has been quite the learning experience, and I’ve definitely learned some useful tips along the way. So,… Continue reading 10 Tips For Going Vegan
It’s been exactly one year since I went vegan…my vegan-niversary, if you will! April 6, 2018 was the day that I decided I would no longer consume or use any animal products. For me, going vegan was a slow transition. I was a vegetarian for over 5 years before, and I had attempted veganism once… Continue reading My First Year As A Vegan!
Back in October, I shared my responses to some common myths about going vegan. In that post I talked about how it’s not expensive to be vegan, how eating meat is not necessary to get enough vitamin B12, how we don’t need to drink dairy milk to get enough calcium, how vegan diets are safe… Continue reading Myths About Going Vegan | Part 2