Whenever I go out for brunch with my friends, I get looks full of pity and sympathy as they chow down on their eggs benedict while I smile and swallow my hash browns and toast. “You don’t understand,” I explain, “I eat so well at home!” They smile and nod politely but I can tell it’s hard for them to imagine what I’m eating for breakfast without eggs, sausage, and creamy coffees. Well, this time I have photographic proof and I’m sharing my top 5 vegan breakfasts with you!
When someone becomes vegan, they often find themselves taking a long, hard look at their lives, and lots of times they decide they want to make changes other than what they are eating and wearing - they want to work toward a more vegan world. "How do I find a vegan job?" or "How can I do work that I feel passionate about?" are questions we frequently hear at Vegan Mainstream, and helping people to make those connections - between their work and their values - is one of our passions.
1) Eat them yourself! Kids will imitate those closest to them – and that’s you, especially when they’re young! If you love kale and broccoli, it’s likely that they will too...
When you're first transitioning to a vegan diet, shopping can be a little intimidating, especially if you're making a drastic change in your diet and lifestyle. But treat shopping as a new vegan as an adventure! There is a whole new world of delicious foods to enjoy! Often, when people make the switch, they discover a new interest in food and cooking - and there are plenty of resources out there to help you get excited too. Here are 3 tips that will make your grocery shopping experience as a new vegan a little easier (and they may help you avoid some of the pitfalls that new vegans sometimes experience too):
As Father’s Day approaches and all our devices stream 24-7 ads about TVs, stereos and IPADs that are JUST what your dad is wishing for, remember to take a step back and BREATHE…is there a gift you can get your dad that doesn’t cost a cent? Considering that may be the ticket to finding the perfect gift that will last in your dad’s heart forever.
Image: ponsuwan / FreeDigitalPhotos.net I enjoy traveling with children, and we often find ourselves travelling under extreme conditions - for example, through Africa overland, including the Sahara Desert. Our second trip through the Sahara included a 3-month-old baby, a 2-year-old, a 6-year-old, a 7-year-old, and my own 3-year-old. As you can imagine, we needed to be prepared [...]
When I think of how you can earn good karma, words like compassion, honesty, generosity and kindness immediately come to mind. And lots of people think that being vegan is an automatic good karma point-earner. But even as a vegan, there are sure-fire ways to bring bad karma down on your animal-loving self.
Spring has sprung! Popping up with the long-awaited warmer weather and blooming flora is a new crop of veg-friendly events. The following is a list of 10 exciting events around the country, from March through October,Texas to Michigan and everywhere in between. March 31, Austin, Texas. At the first ever Texas VegFest, help [...]
Between making sure you got everyone on your list, to booking plane tickets, and everything in between, the holidays can be stressful - doesn’t it feel like you suddenly have a million more things to do around the holidays? With the elevated anxiety that often comes with this time of year, it’s easy to lose [...]