Category: Lifestyle

Vegan Product Explosion At Natural Products Expo West

The Natural Products Expo West is the world’s largest natural foods tradeshow that takes place every year in Anaheim, California. I’ve been going for many years, and it’s been exciting to watch the natural foods landscape evolve over the past decade. One of the biggest trends this year was vegan food. It seemed like every booth…

According to The Vegan Society, veganism is “a way of living which seeks to exclude, as far as is possible and practicable, all forms of exploitation of, and cruelty to, animals for food, clothing or any other purpose.” For most, this starts with the most obvious: food. Cut the meat, dairy, eggs, and honey and…

Top 5 Vegan Hiking Boots for Plant-Powered Adventurers

As you’ve probably experienced, it can be pretty hard to find entirely vegan hiking boots. Synthetic boots are relatively easy to come by, but finding out whether the glue is animal based or not can be tricky-especially when the brands themselves don’t really know. So to make it easier, I’ve whittled my ultimate list of…

How to Make Chemical-Free Surface Cleaning Spray

As a new mom, it’s extremely important to me to minimize the toxic chemicals in our home. Throughout the last few years, we have transitioned to store-bought cruelty-free and “green” cleaners, but I knew that making our own cleaning products was the next step to eliminating unnecessary chemicals. 3 Reasons to Avoid Conventional Cleaners 1. …