Category Archive for: ‘Vegan’

Vegan Barbecue Recipes to Try

Vegan Barbecue Recipes to Try

Just because you don’t eat animal products doesn’t mean you’re doomed to suffer through frozen veggie burgers at every barbecue get-together this summer. Try some of these tasty alternatives and your vegan offering could end up being the star of your next summer party. Jackfruit Pulled “Pork” Sandwiches If pulled pork used to be your favorite indulgence, jackfruit could be …

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Best Vegan Egg Alternatives to Cook With?

Chiaseeds

There is a great deal of scientific evidence out there regarding the benefits of plant-based diets like the vegetarian and vegan diets. They are excellent for heart health and can help you maintain a healthy body weight while also reducing your risk for chronic disease. The vegan diet offers a wide variety of benefits, but it is not without its …

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7 Unusual Additives to Spice Up Your Staples

Jicama

Say Goodbye to Boring Salads You grow a garden so you can have fresh veggies for salads on a constant basis. Why subject yourself to the same boring lettuce – tomato – cucumber mix? For the same amount of effort and garden space, you can grow a wild variety of salad tastes and textures, giving you and your family a …

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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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