Vegan Articles

Winnipeg’s Boon Burger: A Vegan Cafe in Canadian Meat-and-Potatoes Country

Winnipeg’s Boon Burger: A Vegan Cafe in Canadian Meat-and-Potatoes Country

Little did I know that when I arrived in Winnipeg for my North American Road Trip, I would get to eat at Canada’s first all-vegan burger cafe! Central Canada is meat-and-potatoes farm country and has been a challenging place to be veggie every time I’ve visited over the last decade. It’s a testament to the…

Just in Time for the 29th Annual Toronto Vegetarian Food Festival!

Just in Time for the 29th Annual Toronto Vegetarian Food Festival!

Guess what starts this Friday and who’s going? Did you guess the 29th Annual Vegetarian Food Festival and yours truly? If so, then you were right! So, just by chance I was walking along Queen’s Quay (pronounced “key”) of downtown Toronto a couple of weeks ago and I came across a poster at the Harbourfront…

Tasty Harmony: Vegan Dining in Fort Collins

Tasty Harmony: Vegan Dining in Fort Collins

For those of you that read my post about Fort Collins, Colorado, you will already know about my love affair with a little vegan restaurant called Tasty Harmony. Whenever we travel to this favorite town of ours, we always visit Tasty Harmony at least once. We adjusted our route to make sure it went through…

Road Trip Food: Eating Healthy in the Car without Pulling Over

Road Trip Food: Eating Healthy in the Car without Pulling Over

Today marks day 21 since Jay and I left Vegas for our North American Road Trip. We are currently in Toronto, having traveled over 4,000 miles across the United States and Canada. At least 7 of those days were spent entirely in the car. Consequently, I’ve gotten really good at throwing together easy clean meals…

Colorado and Fort Collins Photolog: My Healthy Roadtrip Days 4-7

Colorado and Fort Collins Photolog: My Healthy Roadtrip Days 4-7

Here’s part three of my 6-week North American road trip. I’ll share how the outdoorsy atmosphere of Fort Collins made it easy to stay active, how I made a simple fruit breakfast while camping, and my favorite Colorado vegan restaurant.

New Mexico and Santa Fe Photolog: My Healthy Road Trip Days 3-4

New Mexico and Santa Fe Photolog: My Healthy Road Trip Days 3-4

Here’s days 3-4 of my 6-week North American road trip. I’ll show you some Santa Fe scenery and how I stayed healthy in New Mexico. This is a quick one.

5 Ways to Release the Last Ten Pounds Healthily

5 Ways to Release the Last Ten Pounds Healthily

Losing just a little weight can be so much harder than losing a lot! If you’re at this level of the game, I’m guessing you probably don’t have a doughnut habit to kick that will bring immediate results. It’s more about fine-tuning, really cleaning things up, and, ultimately, getting really in touch with your body….

Yes, Even YOU Can Lead by Example

Yes, Even YOU Can Lead by Example

Welcome to the July 2013 Natural Living Blog Carnival: Inspiring Change in Others. This post was written for inclusion in the monthly Natural Living Blog Carnival hosted by Happy Mothering and The Pistachio Project through the Green Moms Network. This month, our members are talking about how they inspire others to make positive changes in…

Quick Dinner: Chard, Mushroom Pizza, and Sweet Potato

I brainstormed this in all of the 1 minute it took for my fridge to start frantically beeping at me for holding the door open too long as I gazed inside.  I had just gotten home at the end of a long work day, and I needed something quick and without thinking. The salad.  As…

The Top 3 Misconceptions About Vegan Food

Shedding some light on some of the misunderstandings about eating plant-based that keep people from trying it. 1. It’s bland.  Think about it.  When you cook a chicken breast, do you just eat it plain?  Or do you season it with spices, herbs, or condiments?  I’m willing to bet that over 90% of the seasoning agents…