Out of all the misconceptions surrounding plant-based diets, the notion that vegans are skinny and couldn’t possibly build any muscle because of their “lack of protein” is amongst the most common ones. Especially those who are already into fitness fear giving up animal products because it could mean losing their gains. But is vegan muscle building and sustaining really that impossible or tough?
The internet has made a lot of things more awesome than they were before. We’re now able to order wonderful items from all around the world in just a few clicks, stay in touch with family from across the country, and look up any burning questions we might have within a few minutes. But it has also brought along quite some confusion since everyone is free to just state their opinion online. That’s probably why we sometimes get questions like “Yeah, but do vegans eat eggs?”Read More
Having a well-stocked kitchen means that a nourishing meal is never more than a cupboard or freezer away. Sadly (and realistically), we cannot always get all the amazing plant-based goodies that are at the grocery stores! Either space is short, or money is. But do not worry, we came up with a list of 25 vegan staple foods that you can get which offer you a large variety of meal options.Read More
Only a handful of topics can stir up pretty strong emotions and controversies in the average person. Politics certainly is one of them, so is religion, and one’s food choices. Different diets seem to work and make sense to different people and everyone swears by what they are doing. As a vegan, you might think that there aren’t many options left and that you have found the ONE right diet. Think again! There might be a lot of different types of vegan diets you're not even aware of.
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
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