The last couple of weeks one of my lovely stepsisters has been kind enough to share some of the produce from her garden with me. Yesterday I received some freshly cut microgreens and a fairly large container with microgreens that were still planted. She gave me a quick run down on how to harvest them, … Continue reading A Quick Run Down on Microgreens
People unfamiliar with this world often think vegans can only eat "rabbit food". If you just take a second to think about it, you'll see there are a lot of foods, even junk foods, that contain no animal products. Key example: Potatoes. Potatoes are a plant, but they make French fries, hash browns, tater tots, … Continue reading What Vegans Eat
Living in a non-vegan world constantly exposes us to the fact that many people simply don't want to know the uncomfortable truth about animal agriculture. Going beyond willful ignorance, certain animals, like fish, elicit absolutely no compassion from most people. They are seen as too simple, too stupid, and too unaware to be capable of … Continue reading Our Bias Against Fish
I think to have a real opinion on this subject you have to understand a little bit of what goes on behind the scenes. So, let's jump right into exactly what honey is and how it's produced in a controlled setting. Image by Дарья Яковлева from Pixabay Step 1: A male honey bee aka drone … Continue reading Vegan Gray Areas: Honey
"Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food."- Hippocrates You've probably heard this quote at some point in your life. It's an ideology that I've come across a lot in the vegan community, but it certainly spans across a wide variety of diets/lifestyles. It's certainly a consensus that a healthy diet plays a … Continue reading Is Food Medicine?
It probably doesn't come as too much of a surprise to you that in the United States almost 40% of adults over 20 are considered obese and over 70% are considered overweight. In the world, 13% of adults over 18 are obese and 39% are overweight. While activity levels do play a role in weight … Continue reading The Risk of Inadequate Diets