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.
Category: Vegan Resources
What Makes Amazing Vegan Pizza: With 5 Tips and Tricks
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.
Vegan High Tea Party + Some Recipes
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.
Where Do Vegans Get Their Nutrients?
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.
The Best Carrot Cupcakes and Cream Cheese Frosting – All Vegan
I feel it necessary to say up front that these are THE BEST, and they are ALL VEGAN. I wanted a proper vegan cream cheese frosting to get the classic carrot cake feel…
Vegan Gluten-Free Seed Crackers
When you first talk to others about going vegan, without a doubt, you will hear a few “but where will you get your protein?” protests from omnivores. There’s a prolific misconception that meat is the best/only source of protein for any diet, anywhere. The best way I’ve found to easily integrate plant-based protein sources into my diet is to generously integrate legumes into my dishes …
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.
Vegan Resources: An Intro
There are so many resources out there for people looking to become vegan, but don’t know where to start — or even veteran vegans that are looking for some cooking support. I would not have had the confidence to start my vegan journey without my very first vegan resource, The Oh She Glows Cookbook by Angela Liddon. This was basically what introduced me to the versatility of cashews and lentils and tofu, and what helped me to discover vegan cooking is actually delicious.
Becoming Vegan: The Journey Begins
I started my vegan journey this New Year of 2018, after many years of unchecked guilt about the food choices I was making. I had heard the PETA pleas, and seen the various literature showing the barbaric treatment of farm animals, heard the environmental criticisms, and somehow always dismissed it, moving it to the back of my mind for when I was really ready to deal with it. I never felt great about eating meat, but that wasn’t the main thing that made me uncomfortable with an omnivore diet…