Alina first made a switch to a vegan diet in 2013 to optimize her athletic performance as a marathon runner. Being vegan eventually opened her eyes on the issues of animal welfare, environmental protection, human rights and feminism. Alina hopes that her blog will help its readers on their path to making this world a better place.
This Instant Pot vegan jambalaya will impress both vegans and omnivores with its traditional Cajun-inspired flavors. It comes together in about 40 minutes, and is made with no oil added. Read the rest of the post →
This delicious vegan mac and cheese recipe with broccoli calls for whole food ingredients, is oil-free and easy to make, yet still tastes rich and decadent. Includes a gluten-free option Read the rest of the post →
Disclaimer: this post has been sponsored by adidas. As always, all opinions are 100% my own. I don’t know a lot of people in the US who celebrate International Women’s Day, but when I was growing up in post-Soviet Russia, this holiday was always a big deal. Over the years my relationship with this holiday has gone through a lot of transformations. I enjoyed it, I rejected it, and then, … Read the rest of the post →
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 →
Welcome to Vegan Runner Eats! My name is Alina, and my goal is to show you that leading a vegan lifestyle can be easy, healthy and enjoyable. I share delicious plant-based recipes, cooking tips, insights on vegan parenting, traveling, and staying fit as a mom. See the most popular posts from the blog over here.