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
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?
I wasn’t always vegan, and I didn’t always live on Long Island. In 2016, I lived in a small farm town, which was known for its Amish population and high school football team. Horse and buggies abounded, and “city folks” didn’t know they could pass the slow-movers on the road. Prior to venturing into veganism,… Continue reading LI Vegan Adventures: An Introduction
I love food - don't you love food? Though I mostly eat homemade meals instead of reaching for something over processed (and usually expensive), I will admit to succumbing to the occasional vegan item I see in a store. Especially new items. If I see a vegan option that I've never heard of before or… Continue reading 6 Vegan (Food) Products I’m Loving Right Now
“Sister...all the trees of the world are like brothers and sisters.” Title: The Vegetarian Author: Han Kang Publication: 2007 Rating: 3/5 stars CW/TW: abuse, rape, sexual assault The Vegetarian by Han Kang is a relatively short read (the English edition clocks in at 188 pages), but that doesn’t mean it’s easy. Originally published in 2007… Continue reading Book Review: The Vegetarian by Han Kang
Last year, I wrote a post on my need for a fictional vegan heroine that I can relate to in the novels I read. Yes, I'm still looking for her, but I'm confident that one day, I'll find her (or who knows, maybe write her?). Since then, I've been reading a lot, with special thanks… Continue reading A Vegan Book Club, Anyone?
You know when people implore you to take care of the environment because there is no planet B? They’re not kidding! We really only have one planet, so why not take care of it while we’re here? In honor of Earth Day, here are some simple ways to be more eco-friendly. Get a reusable water… Continue reading 5 Simple Ways to be More Eco-Friendly