Category Archives: Veganism

My Vegan Motivation (Day 7)

OK, big shocker, guys: my main motivation for going vegan is the … environmental impact that the meat and dairy industry has on our planet. I’ll give y’all a moment to recover from all that surprise. Seriously, though. Every vegan … Continue reading

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My Vegan and Zero Waste Toiletries (Day 6)

For those of you just tuning in, every April I like to re-evaluate my business-as-usual with an eye to going greener. This year, I’m shaking it up with a 30-Day Vegan Challenge. I don’t just want to be vegan for … Continue reading

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IBS & Failing at Veganism (Day 5)

No matter the motivation behind going vegan, one generally expects a slew of health benefits. Not only are the leading causes of death in developed nations scientifically linked to diets high in animal products, but personal anecdotes abound that credit … Continue reading

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Cron-O-Meter and the New Vegan (Day 4)

There’s essentially two paths you can take regarding nutrition education. You can either (1) remain completely ignorant about what you should eat to maintain good health or (2) you can study nutrition long enough to feel completely confused and ignorant … Continue reading

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Day 3. Cheap, Lazy Vegan.

I’m not just cheap, I’m also lazy. Which is probably why I enjoy the work by the youtuber Cheap Lazy Vegan. You see, most recipes are a turn off. If there are too many steps to a process, too many … Continue reading

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Day 2. Dairy-Free, Egg-Free Bun in the Oven.

I’ve just begun the second trimester of my third and final pregnancy. With my firstborn, I began with every intention of having a fully vegan gestation. As veganism at the time was a very new concept, I succumbed to all … Continue reading

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Day 1. Lone Vegan.

I live in an area where the word “vegan” might be misunderstood to be a gynecological disease. No kidding. If you want a “vegetarian” option at a buffet, you can dig out the fried zucchini in the same pot with … Continue reading

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April 2017’s Eco-Challenge!

Last year, I launched this blog around Earth Day and began with a 30 Day Eco-Challenge. I’d like to continue the tradition. I think it’s important to shake things up a bit every once in awhile because it’s easy to slip … Continue reading

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