I stumbled upon this creation quite accidentally, but I have to say this was a most pleasant surprise. I'm not usually a huge chocolate ice cream person (I'm more of a vanilla girl), but something about this just really did it for me. It's made with ingredients most vegans would have around their house anyway … Continue reading Vegan Chocolate Ice Cream Recipe (No Churn)
Sometimes I just sit and marvel at how much my way of thinking has changed in the past couple of years. While this is normal and to be expected with age, there's another element that affects how much we do or don't change: the decision to embrace or reject willful ignorance. When we got our … Continue reading Why you Should Consider Spaying/Neutering your Pet
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
I've been sick lately and only today really felt up to writing anything. As an American, when I saw the date, of course my mind went to the terrorist attacks that took place on September 11th, 2001. Upon checking social media this morning I've seen many images saying 'Never Forget' and even some of those … Continue reading September 11th
I've seen a lot of misinformation out there about which plant foods are good sources of key nutrients. There was an image going around that stated that broccoli had even more protein per calorie than beef does. This is incredibly misleading. Think about how caloric beef is compared to broccoli. Now imagine how much broccoli … Continue reading What does Good Vegan Nutrition Actually Look Like?
Many people, vegan or not, strongly feel that they love animals. That's why they like visiting places like zoos and aquariums. That's why they like tourist attractions that allow them to take a picture holding a koala or even a lion cub. These are the isolated incidents in which most of us could possibly encounter … Continue reading Vegan Gray Areas: Zoos
There are many hurdles that could potentially interfere with someone adopting a pet. Even the biggest animal lovers among us have complex, multi-faceted lives. There's the issue of time, space, and certainly finances. Some people simply are not in a place in their life where they're prepared to meet the needs of a pet, even … Continue reading The Value in Fostering an Animal