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10 Strategies to Help You Go Vegan

This post contains affiliate links which means if you click on one and make a purchase, I will receive a small commission at no extra cost to you. Thank you for supporting this blog!   Are you committed to a more compassionate lifestyle and going vegan? Awesome! Here are 10 strategies that ... READ the POST

5 Things to Do Before You Go Vegan

Want to go vegan to live a more compassionate lifestyle? Awesome! Before you dive in, there are a few things you may want to consider to make your vegan journey a little easier. So, why vegan? Well, the obvious reason is to be kinder to animals. Many people understand that not eating meat helps ... READ the POST

Health At Every Size, Veganism and Body Autonomy

If you’re at all familiar with the philosophies of Health At Every Size® and veganism, you might not think that they have much in common. One is all about humans and the other is all about animals. And, you might even think that veganism is about dieting (which it isn’t).  However, there is one ... READ the POST

5 Ways to Be Eco-Friendly on a Budget

Is a tight budget holding you back from an eco-friendly lifestyle? Don’t let it! There is plenty of good you can do for the environment with little to no money! First, remember that the concept of an “eco-friendly lifestyle” isn’t black and white. You do what you can with what you have. Small ... READ the POST

Becoming a Vegan Registered Dietitian

Are you a vegan who is interested in pursuing a career in nutrition? Sweet! The best path to take is to become a registered dietitian. RDs are the credentialed nutrition experts who work in hospitals, clinics, schools, health departments, research labs, businesses and more. If you want to legally ... READ the POST

How to Get Omega-3s without Fish or Fish Oil

When you hear omega-3s, what’s the first thing that comes to mind? I’ll bet it’s fish. Eating fish has been a standard recommendation for getting your omega-3s but does that mean you have to eat fish to get omega-3s? Nope! What are Omega-3s? “Omega-3s” is short for omega-3 essential fatty acids. ... READ the POST

150 Size-Inclusive Instagram Accounts to Follow

The only detox you should be doing is a social media detox! Unfollow all those “thinspo” and “fitspo” accounts and fill your feed with these body-positive Instagram accounts.  With all the time we spend on social media these days, who we follow can have a significant impact on how we view ... READ the POST

How to Create a Mindful Morning Routine

Starting your day with a mindful morning routine can make a big difference in your mood, energy and productivity! I often share snippets of my mindful morning routine on Instagram and so many people have asked me about it that it deserves a blog post.  You’ve probably seen people talk about ... READ the POST

What Does it Mean to be an Ethical Vegan?

As a long-time vegan and animal rights advocate who often refers to ethical veganism in my writing, I’m dedicating an entire post to exploring this topic. Veganism is not a diet. It’s an ethical philosophy and way of living. While it impacts food choices, it is about much more than food. Living ... READ the POST

5 Kitchen Tools to Save Time and Cook Smarter

What’s your biggest barrier to eating tasty, satisfying and nourishing meals?  Many people cite time as their biggest challenge for eating in a way that helps them feel energized and satiated. Not enough time to think about what to eat, not enough time to plan what to eat, not enough time to ... READ the POST

How to Eat Plant-Based and Succeed as an Athlete

Have you ever wondered if athletes can succeed eating plant-based or if your physical performance will plummet if you eat fewer animal foods? I myself am by no means an athlete but I am well-versed in plant-based nutrition and know that athletes can thrive on a plant foods if they wish. It does take ... READ the POST

3 Simple Strategies for an Eco-Friendly Kitchen

Want to make your home more eco-friendly? A great place to start is to switch from disposables to reusables!  By buying less, using less and throwing away less, we’re using less resources and contributing less to landfills. The big picture? Better for the planet, better for us and better for ... READ the POST

5 Plastic-Free Swaps for the Bathroom

Want to reduce single-use plastic? Try starting in the bathroom! Think of all the plastic waste that comes out of your bathroom: packaging, bottles and more. Many wind up in the landfill or polluting the ocean. Even if you recycle, that plastic can only be reused one or two more times. Not to ... READ the POST

How to Reduce Your Plastic Consumption

Did you know there’s a monthly event in July called Plastic Free July? Their motto is “choose to refuse single-use plastic” and you can join the free challenge and commit to ditching plastic at a level that feels realistic for your lifestyle. While many of us make an effort to minimize our plastic ... READ the POST

How to Balance Ethics and Intuitive Eating

This is a topic that is especially near and dear to me as I’ve been an ethical vegan for over a decade and am passionate about embracing intuitive eating and fighting back against diet culture. But isn’t veganism restrictive? Doesn’t that go against the principles of intuitive eating? How can you ... READ the POST