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3 Vegan Meal Ideas To Get Your Family To Eat More Vegetables

As a vegan mom, you’d think I’d have the poster children for kids who eat their veggies.  I have fantasies about my idyllic family dinners where I lovingly spoon mounds of vegetables onto my kids’ plates while they beam back at me with faces of gratitude and gulp down each bite in delight. Only in my dreams! To…

5 Simple Ways To Spring Clean Your Diet

When it comes to Spring cleaning, most of us think about our closets and garages, but what about your diet (and your family’s)? Spring is the perfect time of year to focus on lighter, healthier foods before the arrival of Summer’s swimsuit season. With the abundance of fresh, green vegetables such as asparagus, dandelion greens, peas, and artichokes this…

Why does my boyfriend seem threatened by my steps toward veganism?

We are so excited about this new series called Dear Toube! Modeled after the popular advice column Dear Abby, this provides an opportunity for our readers to ask questions and receive advice to help navigate difficult situations with tact, confidence, and ease. Dear Toube, I have a wonderful friend that is vegan and I have recently become educated on…

Children’s book author Stephanie Dreyer—also known as VeegMama—just released her first vegan children’s book: Not A Nugget. This book makes it easy to introduce young kids to food concepts, making these complex topics instantly simple and fun. Enjoy this interview with the author! Stephanie, what inspired you to write Not A Nugget? The idea literally came to me in the…

My Daughter is a WHAT?

“You’re now a what?” I exclaimed. Standing in our kitchen in front of the open refrigerator, my daughter, somewhat hesitantly but proudly stated, “I’m a vegan, Mom.” Well, I thought, this is what happens when you send them away to college and they return as their own person. “Okay,” I said, “what exactly does that…