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The ULTIMATE Guide to Vegan Beginner Essentials | The Staple Foods That Helped Me Make the Change

Over the past year or so, I’ve made the transition to a vegan lifestyle. I have been a vegetarian for over 10 years, and found that it was the right time in my life to make the change and start this new chapter in my life. I’ve got a whole lot to say on my reasoning behind it, and where I am coming from in terms of my decision to go vegan, so if anybody is interested in hearing about my vegan story, feel free to let me know and I’ll try my best to fully articulate my thoughts.   Today, however, we’re going to be talking about the brands and products that helped me through the transition and that helped keep me on track. Like I mentioned above, I’ve pretty much been a lifelong vegetarian so my experiences and cravings most likely differ from somebody starting from scratch, but I still thought this post might be helpful as I’ve worked hard to find the most authentic and top notch products. There are plenty of …

The BEST (and healthiest!) Green Smoothie | Only 4 Ingredients!

I don’t know about you guys, but there is nothing more satisfying to me as a sweet and creamy smoothie in the morning. A quick treat that is packed with micronutrients, a good ol’ green smoothie to start the day is pretty much a guarantee that I am going to start off my morning feeling rejuvenated and revived. Because most smoothies boast bright pink and purple colors, my vibrant green drink can look a little… shocking, I know. But believe me, this is the sweetest and most delicious concotion I have ever come up with. And with only 4 ingredients, it’s a simple way to start the day. For a Single Serving, Recipe as Follows: 1 Frozen Banana 2 Cups Fresh or Frozen Spinach (I prefer frozen to make it even thicker and colder) 1 Cup Almond Milk 1 Serving of Vanilla Protein Powder (I use Orgain Sweet Vanilla Bean) And there you have it! A four ingredient recipe for the most delectable smoothie to ever grace your lips. I hope you enjoy and would …

Vegetarian Living | How to Live a Meat Free Life

Every since I was little, I have been obsessed with animals. On the fateful day that I found out my beloved steaks, pepperoni, chicken fingers, etc. were byproducts of the cute and furry faces I loved so much, something in me changed. In this post, I’m going to go through my history of becoming a vegetarian, how I made the change, and how I maintain a healthy diet that doesn’t includes meat.