Reconsidering Veganism As A Passive Movement

I’ve been boycotting animal products for almost a year now, and while it’s been rewarding, it’s also been a rollercoaster ride of internal dilemmas. It turns out being vegan means more than replacing your brie with Daiya and your chicken nuggets with Gardein chick’n. If I kill a cockroach, am I contradicting myself? Am I … More Reconsidering Veganism As A Passive Movement

How “The Omnivore’s Dilemma” Made Me Reconsider The Way We Eat

I recently finished reading “The Omnivore’s Dilemma” by Michael Pollan, which was an enlightening book on the choices we face as a society that has just about anything we could want to eat at our fingertips. We have an abundance of food options; when we walk down the aisle of a supermarket, there is a … More How “The Omnivore’s Dilemma” Made Me Reconsider The Way We Eat

Savory Snack: Spicy sweet potato fries & guacamole

I’ve been eating sweet potatoes a lot– as in almost every single day– for the past month or so, which has led to quite a few sweet potato creations. I’ve done the basic baked sweet potato, roasted sweet potato coins, sauteed sweet potato, sweet potato in soup, etc. However, the one stand-out is definitely my … More Savory Snack: Spicy sweet potato fries & guacamole

Going Vegan: Week One

Last Monday I ate a less than mediocre grilled chicken salad at Home Team Sports Bar in Orlando International Airport. Little did I know that this would be my last carnivorous supper. I decided to go from cheese-loving carnivore to plant-based vegan last week after watching the documentary ‘Vegucated.’ It was a pretty extreme and … More Going Vegan: Week One