In theory, you could decide to go vegan today and immediately eliminate every single animal product from your life. But chances are that, if you try to go 100% vegan overnight, you will end up confused, malnourished, and probably without anything to wear (or at least without any shoes or a belt to keep your pants up).
Today, there are more vegetarians and vegans than ever. This means that you can probably find a vegan-friendly restaurant in your area and that there will be at least one item on the menu that you can eat. Still, it isnt always easy eating out as a vegan. The only vegan option is usually something boring like pasta with plain marinara sauce or a wrapwhich they will charge you full price for even though you asked for no meat or cheese.
Beyoncé, Ellen DeGeneres, Bill Clinton, Casey Affleck, Ellen Page. What do they all have in common? They’re all celebrities. They’re also all creative in their own right. Oh, and they’re vegan. They’re not hacks, but vegan hacks…? I’m sure they’ve used at least one of these a time or two. Vegans are inherently creative creatures, …
What do vegans eat? If you are just going vegan, then you probably have an idea of what vegans eat – like veggie burgers, hearty salads, and fruity oatmeal. But coming up with ideas of what to cook every single day of your new vegan life can be pretty challenging. This is where vegan meal plans can come in handy.
As much as I hate the commercialism of the holidays, gifts are a good way to show that you care but only if you take the time to come up with a good gift idea which is the right balance of practical and personal. If you are shopping for your vegan friend, these vegan gift ideas are sure to please.
You know those smug vegans everyone is always complaining about? Well, I was one of them. I was filled with self-righteous indignation that I was superior because of my morals which led me to give up meat and all animal products. At least I can blame this on youth. I was 12 when I went vegetarian and 15 when I went vegan, so pretty much everything I did at the time was indignant.
So you want to become a vegetarian – for the animals, your health, and the environment? The only pesky problem is the whole veg part of going vegetarian. As in you will have to eat vegetables. And you think you HATE vegetables.
Big Changes Are Coming First of all, eating a vegan diet will nourishes our bodies best. Most people will notice big changes within their bodies after they become vegan. Some vegans choose to adopt a whole foods plant-based diet. Plant-based diets consist of a balance of fruits, vegetables, grains, modest amounts of good fats. In addition, it …
Going vegan can be hard and there are some vegan pros and cons you need to consider before you make the transition.
I was vegan for 6+ years. Then I moved to Serbia, which is really the land of meat and cheese with an occasional tomato or pepper thrown into the mix. Last year, I was considering going vegan again but presented the problem of how much more it would cost me. Soy milk here is as much as 5 times more expensive than cow milk. To get it, I’d have to ride a bus 30 minutes (one direction) and then walk another 15 minutes to get to the health food store. And I’d have to do that with a 2-year old child in tow.
Whether your motivations for going vegan are ethical, political, or health-related, it isn’t always easy to carry out your lifestyle decision. Here are 5 tips which can make it easier for you to transition from an omnivore to a vegan: