It’s easier than you think to find vegan versions of your favourite food, but some are better than others. Don’t get discouraged if it’s not right yet. My own vegan journey started in January. Five years later, I’ve learned a few things I’d love to share to help in your own vegan journey, this Veganuary.
When you fail to meet your goals on your vegan journey, practice self compassion and patience.
It has also been an unusual time of contrast. Vegans everywhere are celebrating the environmental benefits effected by lockdown orders around the world. Oil companies are filing for bankruptcy. Every day we are reminded of the capacity for human kindness as millions of healthcare and frontline workers put their health at risk…
Fortunately for vegans and lactose-intolerant others, there are ever more non-dairy pizza options locally and in the big pizza chains. However, if you’ve had the typical Daiya topped vegan pizzas only, you’ve probably lost all hope. I’m here to restore it.
When it comes to forced domestication, and the carnivorous diets of many pets, how does a vegan support pet-keeping? Vegans and pet owners tend to share one very important, and often overpowering value: a love of animals. This makes the question of pets a complicated one for the vegan lifestyle.
It turned into a tradition that we would treat the other to High Tea and manicures for the other’s birthday. This became a bit more complicated when we both started living vegan. I took it upon myself to make us a proper Vegan High Tea, and started a new tradition.
In my almost-two-year vegan journey, I have learned quite a bit about proper nutrition, and how attainable it is on a vegan diet: as well as what scary things can happen to your body if you aren’t getting proper nutrition. Though the average person often assumes they are quite knowledgeable on the subject, it is amazing how little the average person understands about nutrition.
Most of the cutest Halloween Party ideas are not vegan. So, it can take a bit longer to plan a vegan Halloween party, when all the menu items have to either be adapted/veganized, or created anew. But! I’ve done it for you!
Have you noticed the veganization happening all over the US and Canada? The Junk Food Vegan is seizing the day lately, thanks to a few approaching-ubiquitous plant-based meat companies, Beyond Meat, and Impossible Foods, specializing in their own versions of seriously convincing vegan burgers.
Though there are many delicious and healthy vegan recipes that don’t seek to approximate an omnivore original, sometimes you just want a vegan version of a mainstream food!
Veganizing your omnivore food is much easier than you might think. You can successfully modify almost any omnivore dish to fit your vegan diet. Here is a quick list of substitutions I’ve found successful.