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Month: June 2017

How Do I Start a Vegan Diet?

How Do I Start a Vegan Diet?

If you’re still looking for information on veganism or the vegan lifestyle then the post linked here is the one you want to read. So, after looking at all of the information, the decision has been made to at least go to a vegan diet. But, how do I start a vegan diet? There are really only 2 options. Instant veganism or a slow transition. Now, my story is that I am a very empathetic person. Seeing or hearing others…

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The Three Pronged Approach to Veganism: Diet Details

The Three Pronged Approach to Veganism: Diet Details

The Three Pronged Approach I talked about the three pronged approach to veganism in my vegan lifestyle post, and it is the best way to. The approaches are health, environmental, and ethical. These three form a strong foundation in which to build a long lasting vegan journey. In this post I will be talking about the three in more depth in the vegan diet sector. I will be taking meat, dairy, eggs, and honey and breaking these down into each…

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How to Bake Potatoes in the Microwave: Simple and Easy

How to Bake Potatoes in the Microwave: Simple and Easy

I admit that if I don’t have the patience to even cut up a potato for my french fries in the microwave recipe (check it out here) this is my go to. This is the recipe that I make when I get into the kitchen after working a 12-hour shift, or two or three back to back, and I want to burst into tears because there is nothing to eat. You can use those pretty nifty microwave potato cooker bags….

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What is the Vegan Lifestyle?

What is the Vegan Lifestyle?

The word vegan has been around for over 70 years, and was coined by the founder of the Vegan Society Donald Watson. It’s interesting that a word that has been around for so long is finally gaining traction. People are finally hearing this strange and possibly unfamiliar word after it has been around for so long. So, what is the vegan lifestyle? Definition of Veganism  Veganism is the lifestyle of abstaining from all animal derived products as practicably as possible….

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Vegan Recipes For Beginners: Breakfast

Vegan Recipes For Beginners: Breakfast

There are several questions I ask myself before I start any recipe. How many ingredients does the recipe have. Are the directions easy to understand? How long will the recipe take to put together? Can I double or triple the recipe easily? Does it keep? Can I freeze it if I make too much? Vegan recipes for beginners is all about getting the most that you can with very little effort and time. These simple recipes can be made in…

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French Fries in the Microwave, Is it Even Possible?

French Fries in the Microwave, Is it Even Possible?

French fries, one of the most decadent fried foods ever. So yummy, so good, so full of that fat that everyone says you should stay away from. You’ve tried baking them, but that takes so long! What the heck is an air fryer anyway? So, now it’s time, it’s finally here! Can you make french fries in the microwave? The simple answer is yes. Yes, you can. There are both pros and cons to this method though.   Pros and…

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Vegan Quinoa Recipes: Chili

Vegan Quinoa Recipes: Chili

Chili is my favorite especially if I’m feeling under the weather. It’s easy to make, but you do have to keep an eye on it otherwise it will stick to the bottom of the pot and be a nightmare to clean. This chili is loaded with all sorts of veggies and can be customized at least a hundred different ways. It has canned, frozen, and fresh vegetables in a rainbow of colors and tastes amazing, especially with crackers. This fills…

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Shopping Healthy on a Budget

Shopping Healthy on a Budget

It can be hard sometimes to eat the right foods, simply because who has the time to go to the grocery store every few days to pick up fresh produce. Or, for that matter, even the money to buy fresh produce all day, every day? However, shopping healthy on a budget is super easy, as long as you know how to do it right. A healthy meal consists of protein, vegetables/fruit, and “filler”. Filler is something that’s going to keep…

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Eating Healthy For Beginners

Eating Healthy For Beginners

Eating healthy is something that everyone wants, but it seems as if everyone struggles with. How could we not in a world laden with processed food that has more chemicals in it than some science experiments? Eating healthy for beginners is just the basics, and is something that everyone should learn.    The way I do it is quite simple. If I can’t pronounce, let alone actually know, over half of the ingredients, then it’s not healthy. That does not…

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