Category Archive for: ‘Vegan’

Farmers Markets for the Freshest Produce

Farmers Market

There is simply no replacement for fresh when it comes to fruits and vegetables. Unfortunately, the produce you buy at the grocery store isn’t always in its prime and a lot of it is imported from other countries. If you want to enjoy the freshest produce, you may not have to go very far – just take advantage of your …

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The Benefits of Being Veg*n While Pregnant

Pregnant Vegan

So you’re veg*n and pregnant- congratulations! Being pregnant can be a time of both celebration and worry for many people, with hopes that everything will turn out fine mixed in with the euphoria of waiting to bring a new life into this world. While it’s always the best thing to consult a doctor on what kind of a diet could …

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Trials and Tribulations of Starting Preschool

Vegan Preschool

Busy and thinking of having kids? For those who have yet to dive into the chaotic street bazaar of parenthood, just be informed that the jungle gets thicker as you go. Stress comes from various avenues and some of it has to do with having to consider things that rarely, if ever, crossed your radar before you ever laid eyes …

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10 Top Reasons To Stop Eating Eggs

10 Top Reasons To Stop Eating Eggs

One of the first questions people curious about veganism ask is usually “Why don’t vegans eat eggs?” After all, most of us grew up imagining that eggs come from happy hens on Old Macdonald’s Farm. You see this image of idyllic small farms full of happy animals pushed in everything from TV advertisements to children’s classrooms so it’s no surprise …

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Three Hot and Hearty Vegan Recipes for Winter

Three Hot and Hearty Vegan Recipes for Winter

When the winter winds start to blow, people cover up their grills and pull out their slow cookers. When you come home from a long day at work and trudge through the snow to your front door, you will probably be craving a hot and filling meal like a nice stew or casserole. To help fill your stomach and warm …

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Be a Resource This Resolution Season

Be a Resource This Resolution Season

The New Year is a time of new beginnings, a time during which many choose to make resolutions to better themselves. Quite often, those resolutions fall flat without a good support network. If one of your friends or family members is thinking of going vegetarian or vegan for the New Year, make every effort to be the support they need. …

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Why do people choose to eliminate meat or all animal products from their diets?

Why do people choose to eliminate meat or all animal products from their diets?

Why are you a veg*n? Chances are if you ask that question in a room full of vegans or vegetarians, you’ll get more than a dozen different answers. The reasons people choose to become vegetarian or vegan are varied, and many people cite a combination of reasons. While the decision to switch to a veggie lifestyle is highly personal, not …

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The Ethics of Wine

The Ethics of Wine

Whether you’re mingling at a party or settling in for a night of watching television, wine is the beverage of choice for many. Although the ingredients seem simple – grapes, yeast and a small amount of sulphites – wine isn’t always as straightforward as it seems and vegans and vegetarians need to think twice before downing a glass of vino. …

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Tips for Surviving Thanksgiving with Meat Eaters

7 Tips for Surviving Thanksgiving with Meat Eaters

Thanksgiving is a time where families gather together to catch up, show gratitude and, more often than not, gorge themselves on a giant, roasted hunk of bird. For vegetarians and vegans, Thanksgiving can be a time of stress. Since so many holiday celebrations are food-centric, the day can seem like an endless loop of the phrase “does this have animal …

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Can Vegetarianism Decrease Depression and Anxiety?

Can Vegetarianism Decrease Depression and Anxiety?

What you eat impacts your mood and a study published in the October 2015 issue of the journal “Nutritional Neuroscience” found that there was a very strong correlation between vegetarian and vegan diets and an overall happier mood with less stress, anxiety and depression. The findings, which are not conclusive, are the opposite of previous findings, which found greater feelings …

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