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Simple Cheap Vegan Meals: Rice All the Way

Simple Cheap Vegan Meals: Rice All the Way

Did you know that rice is one of the cheapest things to buy at the store? Beans are also on that list, too. So it would be common knowledge that a meal that consists primarily of rice and beans would be the least expensive meal of all. The awesome thing about this is that it is all a part of the whole food vegan diet. Simple cheap vegan meals can also be super easy to make. Being able to cook…

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Easy Pan Fried Tofu with No Oil: The Best of the Best

Easy Pan Fried Tofu with No Oil: The Best of the Best

Oh no! The dreaded edible white sponge! Run for your lives! Honestly, though, tofu is actually a pretty easy protein to work with. It can take on all different types of flavors, which means it can easily be substituted in for so many different recipes. As long as you know how to prepare it properly then the sky is the limit. Like with most recipes easy pan fried tofu with no oil has pros and cons to other types of…

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Vegan Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Cookie Dough Bites

Vegan Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Cookie Dough Bites

I am a lover of peanut butter and chocolate. Before I went vegan my favorite candy of all time was Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups. Unfortunately they are made with milk, and I am no longer able to consume them. So, I began hunting for a healthier substitute. I turned to protein bites as they had oats and coconut in them, and they worked for a little bit. I found the coconut flakes a little too dry and the oats a…

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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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