food

10 Dishes You Must Make This Christmas

Who said being vegan during the holidays has to be hard? There are so many recipes out there, from main dishes to sides to desserts, you really don’t have to worry about creating a Christmas feast or making sure you have at least one thing to contribute to the holiday dinner.  You can veganize just… Continue reading 10 Dishes You Must Make This Christmas

Life

10 Gift Ideas for the Vegan in Your Life this Christmas

Do you have  vegan in your life but aren’t sure what to get them for Christmas? You’re in luck because vegans are like every other human being...they just don’t use animal products! Sure, there are some things you want to look out for when purchasing a present for a vegan, but don’t get stressed! There… Continue reading 10 Gift Ideas for the Vegan in Your Life this Christmas

Life

5 Annoying Things You’ll Hear from Non-Vegan Relatives This Holiday Season (and How To Respond!)

It’s November, which means one thing for vegans: dealing with non-vegan family members who feel the need to comment on our choices. It starts with Thanksgiving when we bring our Celebration Roast to the family dinner and continues at Christmas when we bake our own vegan cookies. Look at this festive vegan bounty! It can… Continue reading 5 Annoying Things You’ll Hear from Non-Vegan Relatives This Holiday Season (and How To Respond!)

LI Vegan Adventures

LI Vegan Adventures: JUS by Julie

JUS by Julie is known for its cleanses full of blended smoothies and juices. If you work or go to school in Cedarhurst, NY, located on Nassau County’s South Shore, chances are you’ve been to JUS by Julie.  Physical locations of JUS by Julie are rare: there’s a couple in NYC, one in New Jersey,… Continue reading LI Vegan Adventures: JUS by Julie

Literature

REVIEW: Octavia E. Butler’s Xenogenesis Trilogy

"They own themselves. They don't belong to you." Title: Xenogenesis/Lilith's BroodAuthor: Octavia E. ButlerPublication: 1987-89Rating: 3/5 stars (for the whole series)CW/TW: violence, child abuse, murder, rape Between the months of August and October, Vegan Book Club, an online community that gathers on Goodreads (and sometimes Instagram) to discuss, well, vegan books (duh), had been reading… Continue reading REVIEW: Octavia E. Butler’s Xenogenesis Trilogy

LI Vegan Adventures

LI Vegan Adventures: Long Island Vegan Extravaganza

I don’t go to a lot of events, but I had to make an exception for the Long Island Vegan Extravaganza that took place on Saturday, October 26, 2019. Green Street Food Truck was parked outside, which is where I got this smoothie: Strawberry Dream. I had seen so many of my fellow Long Island… Continue reading LI Vegan Adventures: Long Island Vegan Extravaganza

marketing

Vegan Vs. Plant-Based: What Label Should You Use for Your Business?

Vegan. Plant-based. Is there a difference? Why do so many brands (and people) try to distinguish themselves as one or the other? Does it really influence sales? In some ways, it absolutely does. Some non-vegans will never purchase a product explicitly referred to as “vegan,” while ethical vegans find “plant-based” to be less meaningful. So… Continue reading Vegan Vs. Plant-Based: What Label Should You Use for Your Business?