Embracing the plant-based lifestyle in Malaysia

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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 […]

3 Easy Plant-Based New Year Resolutions

3 Easy Plant-Based New Year Resolutions

In the past, I grappled greatly with New Year’s Resolutions. I could never stick to them and eventually they became a source of disappointment, so I stopped making them. I realize now that this is because I was always aiming too high, and to just […]

Tips for a Kind Christmas

Tips for a Kind Christmas

Being raised as a free-thinker, my family has celebrated Christmas to celebrate the gift of giving. These days it has become a very commercialized festival. However, there are ways to keep your own celebrations mindful with a focus on an abundance of creativity, love and […]

How to Build a Salad

How to Build a Salad

Salads, like soups, have no rules behind their coming into being. They lie entirely in the interpretive hands of their maker, and unless you do like my friend at a college kid house party, who cooked rice not realizing it was the glutinous sort, and […]

Vegan Shopping at the Wet Market

Vegan Shopping at the Wet Market

One of the misconceptions about going plant-based is that it is expensive. It is marketed as a luxurious lifestyle that involves expensive supplements, expensive superfoods, and expensive restaurant dining. The reality is, vegan living can be extremely easy, accessible and affordable. And doing so in […]

What Veganism Means To Me

What Veganism Means To Me

A few months ago, I watched ‘How To Change The World‘, a documentary about the beginnings of Greenpeace, what a beautiful thing it was born as, and how a divide between its pioneers came to be due to differing principles and values for the same […]

Top 5 ‘Vegucation’ Films

Top 5 ‘Vegucation’ Films

One of the ways I educated myself about the plant-based diet was through film. Although books were fantastic to go in-depth with the topic, the visceral effect of watching films really helped to seal the deal about my decision to go vegan. If you’d like […]

A Guide to Cooking Beans

A Guide to Cooking Beans

Beans are seriously underrated, and cooking them at home is even further under the radar. Compared to getting them straight out of a can, eating home-cooked beans is much more economical, nutritious and flavourful. Cooking them yourself does need some element of planning, but it’s […]

Making Enzyme Cleaner

Making Enzyme Cleaner

Leading a plant-based lifestyle, as the phrase implies, is not just about a diet, but embracing a lifestyle. It involves making conscious decisions that involve a level of mindfulness and compassion that transcends what we put in our mouths. Like the clothes we wear, the […]

Eating Tips for Aidilfitri

Eating Tips for Aidilfitri

During the festive time of Aidilfitri, it is easy to indulge oneself in the gastronomic wonders that Open Houses bring. As much as it is important to have a good time and not disappoint your hosts, it is equally important to approach any feast in […]