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My Transition To A Plant Based Diet

Food has always been an exciting part of my life. I am constantly looking forward to my next meal and thinking about what savory taste will hit my taste buds next. Tasting new foods and discovering a new favorite is exhilarating for me. Growing up shrimp was always a favorite of mine. No matter if its grilled, fried, baked, or…

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My Top 5 Favorite Vegan Blogs

When I first decided to go vegan, one of the first things I did was look up vegan blogs. I also looked at numerous blogs for inspiration before starting up my own. These are a few of my favorite blogs that I continue to visit. I don’t cook very often since I currently live in a dorm. But when I…

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Why Going Vegan Was The Best Choice Of My Life

In honor of World Vegan Day yesterday, I wanted to take some time to reflect on my experience since going vegan. I want to talk about why I decided to do it, and what the results for me have been. I have discussed this to some extent in the past, but I want to go a little more in depth. …

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Cowspiracy Documentary Review

I know I am late to the party, but I recently watched the documentary Cowspiracy. This documentary was made from the same producers as What The Health, Kip Anderson and Keegan Kuhn. For a number of people I know that have become vegan, this documentary was the reason why. Cowspiracy focuses on the environmental effect of the animal agriculture industry.…

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Plant Based Books I’m Reading Right Now

There are some great books out there about veganism and plant based diets. There are so many books in fact that it can be a little overwhelming. I wanted to share just a few books I am currently reading that are worth your time.  No Meat Athlete by Matt Frazier As the title suggests, this book is great for athletes on…

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5 Athletes You Didn’t Know Who Eat a Plant Based Diet

Eating a plant based diet can have a number of positive benefits for athletes of any level, such as quick recovery time and increased energy. More and more professional athletes are starting to embrace a plant based diet. Here is a list of professional athletes that you probably didn’t know eat a plant based diet. If they are excelling in…

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Top 5 Trader Joe’s Vegan Treats

Trader Joe’s is a great store to find vegan snacks and meals. I wanted to compile a list of my personal favorite vegan options from Trader Joe’s so that you will know what to look for next time you visit in order to satisfy your sweet tooth! 5. Pumpkins O’s Pumpkin O’s are the perfect cereal to help you get…

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Quinoa Black Bean Dinner Bowl Recipe

Quinoa dinner bowls are a delicious and simple plant based meal to cook. If you are looking for a quick tasty meal, this is the perfect recipe! Cook Time: 20-30 minutes Serves: 2-3 Ingredients 1 cup Quiona 1/2 cup black beans (Cooked)4-6  1/2 cup corn 2 handfuls of kale 6-8 cherry tomatoes 1-2 Bell Peppers Salt  Directions   Add 1…

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Pros and Cons of Being a Vegan College Athlete

Now that official practice has started for my senior year basketball season, I wanted to share my experiences as a college athlete who eats a plant based diet. I’m not sure how many college athletes out there eat a plant based diet, but I am definitely in the minority. Hopefully this gives some insight to athletes who might question if…

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Vegan Banana Blueberry Pancakes

Vegan banana blueberry pancakes are a perfect breakfast meal that is easy to make. This was one of my first times actually cooking from scratch and I made them in about 30 minutes. Without further adieu, here is my first vegan recipe blog post! Cook Time: 20-30 minutes Serves: 2-3 Ingredients 1 ripe banana (or 2 if you want a…

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Should I Supplement B12 As A Vegan?

One of the big criticisms of a vegan diet is that it does not provide all of the necessary vitamins and minerals. Vitamin B12 is the most popular vitamin that is referenced to prove how a vegan diet is not sustainable. This idea that B12 only comes from animal products is not true and I will help you understand why.…

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