Family gatherings are one of the most challenging situations for vegans and health nuts. Your auntie urges you to try some of her self-made dishes, and you don't know how to resist, even though they will make you feel crappy afterwards. Your cousin makes fun of your "special diet" and you feel like there's barely anything for you to eat. Let's change it around this year!Read More
After a year or 2 of having children, you tend to feel that you’ve got it sussed. Importance of please and thank you: check. Be kind to others: check. Eat your fruit and vegetables: check. You believe you have set the foundations for creating the perfect human being. Then you find out about veganism!
Those basics that you teach as a parent, come from a combination of instinct, common sense and, without realising it, society’s conditioning. But in going vegan, you find that you break free of that conditioning, and reclaim ownership of your thoughts and decisions. That’s certainly how it was for us.Read More
When was the last time you found yourself munching on a block of cheese or chocolate even though you swore to yourself you’d stick to your diet from now on? Feeling unable to control yourself around certain foods and falling off your dietary wagon can often end up in uncontrollable binge eating – and it’s most likely a result of restriction in some way.Read More
There’s not much that resembles the mouthfeel of gnocchi. The mixture of soft dough and starchy potatoes is so unique that we cannot help ourselves but need to whip up some vegan gnocchi to hit that spot. The best part is that you can add whatever flavors, veggies, or sauces you’d like to them, making this dish pretty versatile and anything but boring.Read More
One of the hardest things about being vegan is having to live with people who aren’t and who don’t understand why you have decided to adopt a lifestyle free from animal products. Sometimes living with non-vegans just means having to answer a huge volume of questions, but often it can mean being mocked, criticized and insulted.
Obviously, this can be really hard for anyone and even people with strong convictions will end up tired and weary of the same questions and arguments.Read More