Probably one of the top questions I get asked all the time: Where do you get your protein from? I'm going to share with you something that may be a shock to you... Fruits and vegetables have protein in them! Mind blown? You're welcome. We will get into the food sources in a little bit … Continue reading What about protein?
Similarly to so many other comparisons out there, there is no right or wrong. There is winner; no one that is better than the other because both are fantastic and offer pros that the other does not. Additionally, it depends on personal preference and depends on the situation or needs of the individual. Nevertheless the … Continue reading Juices vs. Smoothies
Juice cleansing have been gaining lots of interest, especially with the amount of juice bars that are popping up everywhere. Social media, documentaries and other videos relating health and weight loss with juicing have allowed juice cleansing to be more well-known and increasingly popular. So what is the deal about the juice cleanses? For those who … Continue reading Juice Cleanses
Tap? Bottled? Filtered? What type of water do you drink? What type is the best to drink? How much should I drink? Hold on to your tails, I will answer all those questions for you! But first, let's go back to the basics and list a few facts about water. Water is the most abundant and … Continue reading The Best Drinking Water
So last week in part one, I discussed some potential reactions and responses you may get when introducing or talking about living a vegan lifestyle, and some tips on how to deal with these responses. This week, I will talk about tips surrounding attending social events, hang outs with friends and just going out in … Continue reading Handling social situations (part 2)
In this first part we are going to start with the various reactions you get when you share with others your lifestyle. I will also provide a few tips on dealing with these interactions. THE REACTIONS The HATERS Within this group, we have those who you thought would be supportive but are not, those who … Continue reading Handling social situations (part 1)
One reason why I do not necessary believe in diets is because dieting, in many cases is extremely difficult to be maintained long term. Unless of course the individual is extremely motivated 24/7 and have an immense will power. Let's face it, most of us do not possess that quality. As a result I refer … Continue reading Maintaining a vegan lifestyle
I get asked a lot of questions asking me what I eat.You would be happy to learn that no I do not just eat lettuce. People think this lifestyle is extremely restrictive and limited. I mean don't get me wrong, every 'diet' can be extremely limiting and restrictive. It all depends on the individual and the … Continue reading A lifestyle full of abundance
This is such a difficult question to answer because the term healthy is quite subjective. What is "healthy" for one person is not the same for another. On that note, the simple answer is no, not all vegans are healthy. This may come as a shock to many people. Yes even within veganism, is a spectrum, as with … Continue reading Are all vegans healthy?
What? I thought they were the same thing? Some people use these terms interchangeable thinking they are the same thing. Yes, they share some similarities, however in reality are quite different. Both terms incorporate foods such as fruits, vegetables, legumes, grains, nuts and seeds, and eliminates all animal products including meat, fish, eggs, dairy, and other animal … Continue reading Plant-based vs Vegan