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Vegan Lifestyle Tips

Easy Tips for Eating Vegan on a Budget

Easy Tips for Eating Vegan on a Budget

Want to know one of the most common objections that I hear regarding eating a vegan diet? “It’s too expensive!” I call BS on that. Yes, it can be expensive if you buy fancy-dancy packaged (aka processed) vegan foods, but it doesn’t have to be […]

It’s Cherry Season!

It’s Cherry Season!

Would you believe I never had fresh cherries as a child? I thought those yucky sweet maraschino cherries were the ONLY cherries. Boy, was I wrong. Fresh cherries are one of my absolute favorite fruits. I was delighted to walk into the grocery store over […]

Book Recommendation: Artisan Vegan Cheese

Book Recommendation: Artisan Vegan Cheese

Once in a while, I come across a “must-have” vegan book. The current selection: Artisan Vegan Cheese by Miyoko Schinner. I’m obsessed with the cashew chevre – pictured above crusted with coarse sea salt and mixed peppercorns.

Ten Ways to Enjoy Button Mushrooms

Ten Ways to Enjoy Button Mushrooms

Last week, I shared a video from Dr. Michael Greger of Nutrition Facts that educated us on the benefits of eating mushrooms daily to protect against breast cancer. Read on for a few quick and easy ways to enjoy them! 1. Add them to a tofu […]

Mushrooms vs. Breast Cancer

Mushrooms vs. Breast Cancer

Based on current data, 12.4% of women in the United States will develop breast cancer during their lifetimes. This estimate is based on a report published annually by the National Cancer Institute’s Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) Program. This means that each of us […]

Five Easy Healthy Living Tips to Start Using Today

Five Easy Healthy Living Tips to Start Using Today

Healthy living doesn’t have to be complicated, overly time consuming, or expensive. Start moving toward a healthier you with these five quick and easy healthy living tips. 1. Start the day with a smoothie. Smoothies – made the right way, with fruits, veggies, and no […]

Five Best Vegan Cheeses

Five Best Vegan Cheeses

Every vegan has heard it a million times, and some of us have said it ourselves: “I could never be vegan – I can’t live without cheese!” Well, sure you can, but there is a scientific reason that people often feel addicted to cheese. As explained […]

Five Quick and Easy Vegan Breakfasts

Five Quick and Easy Vegan Breakfasts

Getting a good breakfast can be a challenge, especially during a busy work or school week. I usually start each day with a glass of lemon water, followed by a reasonably healthy and filling breakfast about an hour later. Here are my five favorite go-to […]