9 Ways to Reduce Your Consumption of Animal Products

I’ve been vegan for about two years now. For me, veganism is an ethical viewpoint that encompasses a whole lifestyle, not just diet. However, a vegan diet is most widely talked about. This makes sense since it’s a huge part of our lives and a big change to make. There are endless reasons to make the switch to a vegan lifestyle, and especially to a plant-based diet. Health, environmental, and, most importantly, the sweet little animals who die for our consumption. I went vegan overnight after watching documentaries like What the Health, but others take time transitioning. It’s a big adjustment to make, so it’s understandable to slowly change the way you eat to align with your morals!

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The College Student’s Guide to Healthy Snacks + my favorite healthy snacks

SNACKS. You know what I mean? I don’t just love eating snacks; I absolutely rely on them to get me through the day! As a busy college student and part-time worker, I am constantly on the go. Snacks keep me going, but it’s important that they’re tasty and healthy.

To me, a healthy snack is one that gives you the energy and nutrients you need to keep going. While I don’t want to eat an excessive amount of calories, I don’t think calories are something to be scared of; we need them to fuel our bodies!

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Cheap, Lazy Vegan Cooking Tips

I love being vegan! Veganism is a lifestyle where you believe animals have rights, and therefore do not use or exploit animals for anything–food, clothing, makeup, etc. In a diet, that means I don’t consume meat, eggs, dairy, honey, or anything else derived from animals. However, I don’t feel restricted–I consume a large variety of other foods that leave me more than happy and satisfied. I love finding creative new ways to make meals or save money on groceries, so I thought I should share some of those tips with you!

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A Love Letter to Bananas

Dear Bananas,

There’s no denying it—I love you. Always have, always will. You’re the perfect amount of sweetness with a light taste that goes well with anything! You’re just filling enough to be the perfect snack. You’re versatile and a fairly long-lasting fruit. And only $0.44 per pound! No one could replace you, bananas. I’m upset that horrible Americans devastated Central America to get you, but I know that’s not your fault.  Continue reading “A Love Letter to Bananas”

What’s a Vegan? Interview #2: Bodybuilder Hannah

So often, I feel like we get this idea that a vegan is a hippy-dippy, healthy, millennial woman. While lots of us are (lol), many aren’t! There’s no one unique way to be a vegan, and I’m on a mission to show you how different vegans can be.

I am so excited to bring you this new regular series where I’ll be interviewing different vegans and sharing their answers. From this, I hope you draw some inspiration or find something relatable. all the answers are totally from the individual’s perspective, and the pictures are of her own food!

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