Let’s Eat: A Food Affair

 “Remember all the time you let me walk you to class And you would kiss my cheek, I’d never have to ask You’re going away in late September But here’s a thanks for a summer I’ll always remember.”   When I was in High School, Hello Goodbye played a concert in our auditorium and it […]

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Vegan Challenge: Reflection

Last month I decided to try a vegan challenge and remove all animal products from my life. I wanted to wait to post a reflection on the last month until I had time to process everything I took in over the last 4 weeks. The information on how the meat industry and meat itself affect […]

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Vegan Challenge: Week Four

This last week of the vegan challenge was a cinch. Thanks to last weeks hunt for the perfect non-dairy creamer, I have my dairy cravings on check and don’t really have any other temptations to eat animal products. I have found some pretty solid go to options which have made it some much easier to […]

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Why be Vegan? For Animal Rights

 “If slaughterhouses had glass walls, the whole world would be vegetarian.” – Linda Mccartney   This was the topic that I was most dreading researching so I left it for last. The cruel treatment of animals is probably the most widely known reason to become vegan. I have seen the horrific photos that Peta uses […]

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Vegan Challenge: Week Three

What do vegan zombies say? – Graaaaaains! Graaaaaaains!   Last I left you, I was pumped about the 7 pounds I lost and made plans with myself to get up in the AM for a run. Well, I did it! Not only that, but this week I have taken 3 yoga classes, a Pilates class, more […]

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Why be Vegan? For Your Health.

“I’d be a vegetarian if bacon grew on trees.” – Homer Simpson   Last week I looked into the environmental affect the meat industry and animal agriculture have on the plant ( See post here) This week I wanted to explore all the health benefits that are supposed to come with removing animal products from […]

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Vegan Challenge: Week Two

“We are, quite literally, gambling with the future of our planet – for the sake of hamburgers.” – Peter Singer   This week was much better then last week – No whole milk lattes, but lots of coconut milk lattes! I have been too busy to keep a steady work out schedule (Or so I […]

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