The great palm oil debate has been going on long before Veganism was even a thought in mind. When you discuss being Vegan with a fellow Veg friend, more than likely, they will ask "So do you consume palm oil?" But what is palm oil exactly? Palm oil is a vegetable oil derived from the … Continue reading Palm oil. How negative is it really?
So it's the Holidays and I'm sure you're schedule is booked. Get togethers and holiday parties galore. Am I right? I don't know about you, but when I know that I have to attend an event of any sorts, my mind immediately starts racing. "I wonder if there will be any Vegan options". "Maybe I … Continue reading Christmas as a vegan 101
According to the latest report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPPC), published by the UN, we have merely 12 years to reduce our carbon emissions by an astounding 45%. So essentially, 12 years to limit global warming as best as we can to prevent the crossing of the global 1.5C mark agreed upon … Continue reading 12 years to halt Climate Change
When someone decides to go Vegan, they're often afraid to put a label on it. I know I was. This may be due to a fear of failure or even just the pressure put on Vegans to be 'perfect'. But what is a 'perfect Vegan'? Is there even such a thing? When one goes Vegan, … Continue reading How to be the perfect Vegan
A few days ago marked a year since I decided to go Vegan. How's the lifestyle treating me? Do I have any regrets? Before we recap the last twelve months, let's take a quick jump backwards, to where it all began. It all started when I stumbled across a video showing the harsh realities of … Continue reading My Vegan anniversary
I have never been a huge breakfast person. For me, something that's quick and easy has always been the way to go. That's typically a fruit or a bowl of cereal but every now and then I like to put in a little more effort. My go-to for this is a yummy Tofu scramble. It … Continue reading Tofu scramble recipe
I have been OBSESSED with watermelon as of recently. Such a quality fruit am I right? Aside from eating it, I've started juicing it. The drink I've been making is somewhere in between a juice and a smoothie and it's so refreshing on a hot, sunny day like today. Can you guess what I'm sipping … Continue reading Watermelon drink recipe
So earlier this week we observed love your pet day and social media was filled with appreciation posts for pets worldwide. This got me once again thinking about the favouritism and preference that is showed to certain species (pets) while we oppress and bestow suffering upon the other animals of this world. We keep pets in … Continue reading Is there a difference between your pet and a farmed animal?
Apart from the traditional chocolates and candies associated with Valentine's Day, I also love those adorable heart-shaped treats. Anything that's sweet and sugary really. What can I say? I have a major sweet tooth. This is this perfect cookie to bake for family, friends and significant others as it's super simple but still mouthwateringly delicious. With Valentine's … Continue reading Valentine’s Day chocolate chip & beet cookie recipe (Vegan)
After an extremely successful Veganuary (the most successful yet), the dairy industry is shaking in its boots. According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, almond milk sales ALONE increased by a staggering 250% over the last few years while dairy sales have plummeted by 37%! Not too long ago at a conference in Glasgow, livestock … Continue reading A Vegan’s opinion on Februdairy