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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 […]

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 […]