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
Almond milk is popping up everywhere now as an alternative to dairy and soy milk which is great… but many of the store bought varieties sadly have heaps of additives. Often the almond content is actually pretty low, the water content is high and there is a list of additives like vegetable oils and gums, sugar, salt, flavors and a whole host of added synthetic vitamins and minerals.
The truth is that after the addition of all that stuff and the fact that many brands are sold in long life cartons the nutritional value and taste is very poor.Read More
Miley Cyrus is doing it, ultra-marathoner Scott Jurek is doing it, and so are Stevie Wonder and Alicia Silverstone. People from all kinds of backgrounds, all kinds of professions and at all ages have been going vegan over the last couple of years. It seems like the world is waking up to the possibility of trading chronic diseases for compassion and longevity.
A couple of years ago, USA Today reported that nearly 50 percent of Americans are trying to cut down on meat, while approximately one-fifth of students are vegetarian, vegan, or trying to eat less meat. It’s definitely a topic that is trending these days – and for good reason apparently. But why should you go vegan?Read More