If you are reading this chances are you either a) have a plant-based diet already, b) enjoy eating plant-based foods, c) may be feeling somewhat inclined to make some adjustments to include more plant-based foods or d) all of the above. Wherever you fall on the spectrum, moving towards a plant-based diet can seem rather daunting at first. But trust us, you can do it and there is no better time to start than now. Here are 4 useful tips that can help ease this transition.
Hi all, Chantal here! Today is my daughter Vivienne’s first birthday, and it also marks our family’s 1 year anniversary of going 100% plant-based. I’ve been reflecting on our journey thus far and thinking about some the questions we’ve encountered since making our lifestyle choice known to family and friends…
“But where do you get your protein?” – As a vegan this is probably one of the questions I hear the most. The answer is simple – from food! Yes, plants have protein! Here’s my take on clarifying this notion that still mystifies many…
A Day in the Life of a Vegan Kid – Mealtimes + Supplements! Yes! Sara Howick of plantsformypeople.com is back this month with a guest post focused on kid-approved plant-based meal ideas and recipes. She also covers the basics of supplementation – a topic that often seems more complicated than it really needs to be.
When I was transitioning my family to a plant-based diet Sara was a big help when it came to sharing resources and answering my questions regarding supplements, particularly for raising healthy and happy vegan kids – I hope Sara’s suggestions are as helpful to you as they have been for me.
As part of our Weekly Leeks series, we’ll be sharing helpful resources, interesting articles, and other insightful materials to help encourage and support the journey towards becoming more environmentally conscious and ethically responsible citizens.
Drum roll please…. We are so excited to finally launch Community Leeks. Our goal was to create a space where people could share their stories, recipes, resources or sustainable lifestyle practices. We want to build a community of people who want to talk about healing our Earth. Our first entry is a colleague/friend’s personal journey towards dietary change. Thank you Jeff for taking this leap of faith with us and being willing to open up and share your story. Continue reading “Perspective Piece: “Evolution of a Vegan””