5 Myths About Vegan Protein—Busted!

If you’re considering going vegan, there’s one thing you should know. Everyone you know—and even a bunch of people you don’t know—will become extremely concerned about your protein intake. Joking aside, there are many myths surrounding protein intake on a vegan diet that deter many would-be herbivores from adopting a plant-based lifestyle.  Sure, most people…

Rainbow Lavash Wraps

This rainbow lavash wrap is loaded with nutrients, and it tastes as good as it looks. This recipe was generously sponsored by my friends at California Lavash (an amazing all-vegan company), and you can find the recipe below. Enjoy! We eat with our eyes first.  Sure, a brown sludgy-looking wrap can taste glorious, but our…

My Vegan Story: How I Became Vegetarian At 8 Years Old

My plant-powered journey began more than 2 decades ago. I was just 8 years old sitting at the dinner table when I made the connection between the hunk of lamb on my plate and the sweet animals I loved. At that time I didn’t know about factory farms, about the negative health implications of meat,…

Top 8 Affordable Foods—That Just So Happen To Be Vegan!

It feels like every week we hear people say that vegan food is for those with huge disposable incomes, or that it’s hard to eat nutritiously on a budget. And we get it, fancy vegan cheese and Beyond Burgers can be crazy-pricey. But there are plenty of affordable foods that are vegan. In fact, many…

The Ultimate Cholesterol-Lowering Diet: Reclaiming Health Through Whole Foods

At 55 years old, elementary school teacher Karen Brockway got a serious wake-up call. After a half-century of eating meat, dairy, and lots of junk food, she got news from her doctor that shook her to the core.  Karen’s doctor told her that she was at extremely high risk of developing pancreatic cancer. She was told…

The Ultimate Guide to Vegan Dogs

“Say whaaaat? Vegan dog food? Now that’s taking things too far.” “That’s straight-up animal abuse!” “I’m calling PETA.” These are the kinds of things I hear whenever I share that I feed my dog Chance vegan dog food. Chance is 13 years old and thriving, and he’s been eating a plant-based diet for more than…