Embracing the plant-based lifestyle in Malaysia

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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]