Raising Vegan Kids: 20+ Helpful Resources for Parents of Vegan Children

Have you decided to raise your kids vegan, and now you’re not sure where to start? I hear ya! Today I’m sharing with you a list of 20+ vegan parenting resources that provide an invaluable amount of information to help you in raising your vegan kids. While going vegan has gotten easier in the past few years for adults, raising kids as vegans can still seem puzzling. I mean, how … Read the rest of the post

Best Vegan Ricotta Cheese Recipe with Cashews and Almonds

Soy-free vegan ricotta cheese recipe

Any vegan who used to love cheese in their pre-vegan days would probably agree that ricotta cheese has a special place in the cheese hierarchy. It’s an important “building block” of so many delicious Italian-inspired dishes like lasagna, stuffed shells, all kinds of pastas, etc. So what does one do about ricotta when they go vegan? Look for a perfect vegan ricotta cheese recipe, of course! Today I’m excited to … Read the rest of the post

25 Recipes for the Ultimate Vegan Valentine’s Day Dinner

25 vegan Valentine's day recipes

Valentine’s Day is fast approaching again! This is a special time in the vegan blogosphere because every food blogger aims to release a special vegan Valentine’s Day recipe for the world to try. However, most of the time these recipes tend to be for desserts. Nothing wrong with a good dessert, of course 🙂 , but what about those of us trying to put together a whole Valentine’s Day dinner? … Read the rest of the post

Everything You Need to Know About Raising Vegan Children: Eric C. Lindstrom’s New Book Review and Giveaway

The Smart Parents Guide to Raising Vegan Kids - book review and giveaway

What does raising vegan children look like in today’s society? I started asking this question long before I became pregnant. As someone who’d been vegan for over four years by the time baby J was born, I knew that I wanted to raise her vegan. In today’s world, especially here in the Pacific Northwestern part of the US where we live, leading a vegan lifestyle has gotten easier. Lots of … Read the rest of the post

My Realistic New Year’s Resolutions That Prioritize Mental Health

Disclaimer: This post is sponsored by adidas. All opinions are my own. I recently saw a quote on Instagram that went something like, “If one’s idea of health doesn’t include the mental health aspect, then that idea of health is not complete”. This resonated with me a lot because I used to talk so much about achieving the best health through eating a plant-based diet, exercising, etc. (just look at … Read the rest of the post

Healthy Vegan Chocolate Muffins Recipe

Oil-free vegan chocolate chip muffin recipe

You know those people who say they aren’t big fans of chocolate? Well, you wouldn’t catch me dead in their camp ? I’ve been a fan of everything double-triple-quadruple chocolate ever since I was a kid. Luckily, when I went vegan five and a half years ago, I didn’t have to give up this favorite treat of mine. One thing I’m not a fan of is when a delicious chocolate dessert is … Read the rest of the post

50 Vegan Thanksgiving Dishes to Please a Crowd

50 best vegan Thanksgiving dishes to please a crowd

Thanksgiving is one holiday that can be puzzling both for vegans (“What the heck are we going to eat?!”) and non-vegans (“What the heck are we going to serve our vegan guests?!”). The search for vegan Thanksgiving dishes and recipes heats up on the internet in the weeks leading to the biggest meal of the year. Luckily, the vegan blogosphere has plenty of ideas for every part of a good … Read the rest of the post

Working Out After Having a Baby: My Journey Back to Fitness In the First Year Of Motherhood

Mom fitness in the first year after having a baby

It’s hard for me to believe that it’s been a year since baby J entered my life! It may sound like a cliché, but her birth has changed my life in ways I never could have imagined. Today I’d like to share what working out after having a baby has been like for me in this past year. Come for the not-always-so-pretty truth, stay for the pictures of baby J … Read the rest of the post

5 Things I Wish I’d Done Differently in The First Year of Parenthood

It’s hard for me to believe that baby J is about to turn one in just a few days! This past year has been life-changing in too many ways to describe. I laughed, I cried, I felt all-encompassing love, I lost hope, I found hope, then I cried some more. While I can’t call myself a big-time parenting expert, I surely know more about babies now than I’ve ever known … Read the rest of the post

The Easiest Vegan Tofu Banh Mi Sandwich Recipe

Banh mi chay sandwich with tofu - easy vegan recipe

Today’s vegan tofu banh mi sandwich recipe is brought to you courtesy of my passion to simplify things every chance I get 🙂 Because of that, I’ll admit that this is not THE MOST authentic banh mi you’ll ever try, but it’s definitely one of the most delicious and easy vegan banh mi-style sandwiches you’ll ever make at home! I’ve made this vegan tofu banh mi recipe more times than … Read the rest of the post