The best roasted veggies in 5 steps

If you want to start cooking more frequently and healthily but don’t know where to start, roasted veggies are a fantastic option. Whenever I’m unsure of what I want to make for dinner or am too lazy to try something new, roasted veggies are always there for me. Reliable, delicious, and versatile, there’s no reason … More The best roasted veggies in 5 steps

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Confessions of a Bad Vegan: Forgive me, for I have sinned

Last week I went to New Orleans, which was absolutely beautiful, insane and exhausting all at once. I saw some of the most ridiculous outfits, danced on stage at a bar in a pug onesie, and…well, ate non-vegan food a few times. Truth is, this isn’t the first time I’ve deliberately ‘cheated’ my vegan lifestyle. … More Confessions of a Bad Vegan: Forgive me, for I have sinned

Why The Current Vegan Discourse Will Never Work

Vegans have a reputation for being judgmental, abrasive, and aggressive. Although not all are like this (I think much of the negativity stems from cognitive dissonance), there is some truth to the stereotype. I’ve seen some vegans describe eating meat as “eating dead animal carcasses,” and I’ve seen many look down on those who are … More Why The Current Vegan Discourse Will Never Work

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