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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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5 Foods You Didn’t Know Were Vegan

When I switched to a plant based diet, there were certain foods I planned on never eating again. To my surprise, a couple of those foods did not contain any animal products. Check out the list below to find out which tasty foods you can still eat on a plant based diet! Oreos Oreos (and my personal favorite golden oreos)…

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