Today I thought it would be fun to answer some questions about my experiences being vegan…a vegan Q&A! I’m just going to jump right in! 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… 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
So today 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… 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
There’s a lot of misinformation out there about eating a plant-based diet vs being vegan. So often, on social media, I see celebrities talking about being “vegan” — when in reality, they’re choosing to eat plant-based (which is great), but aren’t necessarily living a vegan lifestyle. There are lots of people who unintentionally think that… Continue reading Plant-Based vs Vegan | What’s The Difference?
Body-shaming in our society is a huge thing. It’s unfortunate that some people feel they have the right to have an opinion on others’ bodies, because they don’t. A person’s body is their own and shouldn’t matter to other people. Sadly, there’s body-shaming everywhere we look — even in the vegan community. The vegan community… Continue reading Body-Shaming in the Vegan Community
Can something be considered cruelty-free even if it’s not vegan? By definition, yes — cruelty-free means there was no animal testing involved (from ingredients through to the finished product); but how can something that contains ingredients that have come from animals — who legally suffer every day — be considered “cruelty-free”? There are so many… Continue reading Is It Really Cruelty-Free If It’s Not Vegan?