Unmissable Vegan Spots in San Jose California

I recently had the opportunity to travel to San Jose, California and, as always, my first priority was to find and visit the local vegan restaurants. The only problem was that, because of missed connections, a trip which would normally take two (flight) legs, took us four. So we were, understandably, exhausted when we arrived. When…

Protests – Let’s Play Nice

Recently, the restaurant Antler in Toronto, Ontario garnered media attention because of protests that were being held by vegans outside the restaurant. I have a wee bit of a problem with this… Now, I’m not saying that protests in general are unwarranted. But in my view, picking on a singular business owner isn’t the way…

The Choice We Have

In previous posts I’ve shared that my choice to go vegan was primarily for the animals…although there are so many other reasons to go vegan! Someone I deeply respect recently said, “There are so many other things going on in the world other than the way animals in the agriculture industry are treated. I would…

Meatless Monday – have you tried it?

Happy Meatless Monday everyone! Meatless Monday is an awesome way to try out vegan recipes and test the waters of the vegan lifestyle – it’s non-committal and doesn’t require you to rip the band-aid off in one fell swoop. The concept is simple; once a week, go meatless. Pick any day you want (no, it…

My Vegan Restaurant Bucket List – Top 5

There are so many incredible vegan places that are popping up all over the world and I want to eat at them all! In order for a dream to become reality, first this girl has got to have a plan. So, here it is – the top 5 vegan restaurants on my bucket list: Seasoned…

New Vegan and Tired – Consider This

Are you a new vegan and feeling tired? Let me let you in on a little secret that rocked my world when I went vegan… Vitamin B12 supplements! Taking a Vitamin B12 supplement (along with eating a balanced vegan diet chock-full of veggies, legumes, carbs and fats) has given me the extra pep in my…