Embracing the plant-based lifestyle in Malaysia

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Curiosity: A Vegan’s Greatest Tool

Curiosity: A Vegan’s Greatest Tool

When people ask me how to get started on the plant-based lifestyle. I would say the usual: start slowly, take your time, get educated, find your tribe, find your purpose. One thing which I don’t usually mention is how important it is to stay curious. […]

Ahoy or Adoi? My Thoughts on Soy

Ahoy or Adoi? My Thoughts on Soy

DISCLAIMER: This blogpost is not meant to replace any kind of professional health or medical advice. This is just to share my own exploration, experience and personal deductions on the evidence that has been put out there about soy. The dairy and soy industries are […]

5 Phone Apps For Plant-Based Beginners

5 Phone Apps For Plant-Based Beginners

In a world becoming increasingly technology-driven, finding resources to support a change in lifestyle is easier than ever. I referred to just a couple of plant-based apps when I got my first smartphone in 2012 – the first year of me going vegetarian – and I […]

My 13 Vegan Pantry Essentials

My 13 Vegan Pantry Essentials

I have realized that as much as I love to share recipes, I sense that the initiative by others to try them at home is not so strong. Not because they don’t want to… but because some of the ingredient lists are quite intimidating, especially […]

My 7-Day Fasting Challenge

My 7-Day Fasting Challenge

For quite easily 10 years, I’ve been curious to know what it is like to be fasting over Ramadan. But when you have been granted the volition to do it or not, the easiest option has of course been not doing it. Now with all […]

An Interview with Dr. Chan Kah Yein of AnimalCare

An Interview with Dr. Chan Kah Yein of AnimalCare

The driving force behind my decision to go vegan was compassion. It is the core of pretty much everything I do as a human being and I honour it whenever I can. I apply it to the way I interact with people and animals, and […]

How to Make: 3-Ingredient Facial Toner

How to Make: 3-Ingredient Facial Toner

With drugstore beauty products being full of strange promises and even stranger chemicals, I regularly seek refuge in natural ways of maintaining my skin. Extra Virgin Coconut Oil, Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Rosehip Oil and Argan Oil are must-haves in my household to remove makeup […]

5 Cosmetic Brands that are Malaysian and Cruelty-Free

5 Cosmetic Brands that are Malaysian and Cruelty-Free

Veganism is not just about avoiding the exploitation of animals through diet, but also through the way you carry out other aspects of lifestyle. The things we wear and products we put on our bodies may have involved some level of cruelty, from animals being […]

12 Things That Happened to me When I Went Vegan, Part 2

12 Things That Happened to me When I Went Vegan, Part 2

The list of amazing things that has happened to me since going plant-based continues from last week’s blogpost, when I shared about the changes my body has gone through since dropping meat off my diet 6 years ago. Part 2 delves into a bit more […]

12 Things That Happened to me When I Went Vegan, Part 1

12 Things That Happened to me When I Went Vegan, Part 1

For the 12 years it took for my vegetarian transition to fully take place, not once did it cross my mind that vegetarianism was going to change my health. I thought I was already fairly healthy. I jogged once a week and I loved being […]