Tips On Going Vegan For Busy People

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One of the most common concerns I hear from prospective vegans is that they don’t have time.

The idea of figuring out what to eat, where to shop and what to cook seems daunting. They’re usually afraid that this vegan lifestyle they’re considering isn’t going to fit with their busy schedule.

I get it.

Your standby recipes that contain animal products aren’t going to work. Open up certain vegan cookbooks, and you encounter labor-intensive meals. You’re already stretched, and adding another shopping trip for unusual ingredients isn’t feasible.

The good news is, going vegan is completely within your reach, even on a crazy-busy schedule.

Here are a few tips to keep your sanity in check when going vegan.

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5 Surprising Myths about Veganism

Surprising Myths About Veganism

The longer I’m vegan, the more I realize that so many people have goofy perceptions about what vegans eat and what life on a vegan diet is like.

Whether they think we subsist on cardboard or soylent green, or live with hunger and regret for the things we “can’t” eat, I wanted to take a minute to dispel some of the most commonly heard myths about veganism.

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Non-Vegan Ingredients To Avoid

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Don’t worry about the little stuff. That’s what I always tell people who are just starting out going vegan. Focus on the larger areas of your diet and the positive impact you’re making and don’t get too concerned with the minutiae until you’re … [Continue reading]

Healthy Vegan Snacks On the Go

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Believe it or not, I’m a little ‘Type A" about my snacks. Whether I’m commuting, or just running from one place to another throughout the day, I *always* carry a snack. Usually two. Luckily, if I find myself stuck, there are a fair amount of vegan … [Continue reading]

Types of Vegan Diets: A Diverse Mix

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If you put a group of vegans in a room, do you think they’ll agree on what to have for dinner? If your answer is ‘no,’ then you’re probably right. From a dietary perspective, what vegans have in common is eating foods that come from plants. While … [Continue reading]

Vegan Cooking: 10 Pantry Essentials

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Don’t you just love a nice punch of flavor without a lot of effort? There are times when I simply don’t have the bandwidth to put more than two or three ingredients together for a meal. And when that’s the case, I reach for powerfully-flavored pantry … [Continue reading]

Vegan Las Vegas: Trip Recap

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This past week we enjoyed a few days in Las Vegas, Nevada, somewhere I’d never managed to visit before. I’m not a gambler, but I was excited to go primarily because I’d heard about how friendly the city of Las Vegas has become to vegans in recent … [Continue reading]

Egg Substitutes in Vegan Cooking

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Eggs can be tricky. It’s simple to find alternatives to a plate of eggs -  a vegetable-packed tofu scramble or a savory chickpea flour omelette comes to mind. But achieving the moist quality of baked goods and other traditionally egg-laden recipes … [Continue reading]