Product Review: Three Girls Vegan Creamery cheeses

Although my fiancé and I are always down to try new foods, we’re wary when it comes to vegan cheese. We have our faves and we generally stick to them, partially because we don’t want to splurge on a brand or cheese variety that we might not like (which would be a waste of money…

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It’s Veganuary! Here are some secret weapons

We’re two days into Veganuary 2017 and I’ve received messages from even more friends who are taking the plant-based diet plunge! HELL YES! I’m so excited that so many people are interested in veganism and I can’t wait to see how many of you stick with it once Justin Timberlake’s birthday has passed! I suspect it…

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Countdown to Veganuary: Survive and thrive

I’m coming up on my two-year veganversary, which is really exciting! Going plant-based has improved my life in a myriad of ways. I save a ton of money on groceries since I don’t buy animal products or byproducts, and even though the vegan takeout options in Providence are numerous, I don’t eat out nearly as often as…

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Vegan Cheese: A Definitive List

The last animal product my fiance and I gave up when we decided to go vegan was cheese. We’d been using non-dairy milk and vegan butter for months, but we stubbornly clung to cheese because 1) we loved it and 2) I wasn’t a great cook, but I knew that if I slapped cheese on…

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Recipe Post: Vegan Mozzarella Stix

Yesterday, I accomplished a culinary feat. Checked off a personal goal. Realized a dream. Since we went vegan, my partner and I have missed a lot of the junk food we used to crave. We strive to be healthy plant-based eaters, which sounds like it should be easy, but our propensity to munch on carb-heavy meals…

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Recipe Post: Fried Vegan Ravioli

First thing’s first: this post is not going to provide you with any health benefits or recommended nutrition. My partner and I recently discovered Kite Hill vegan ravioli and loved it, especially because it held up super well to being breaded and then fried. This post is going to tell you how to have that…

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Product Review: Kite Hill Spinach & Ricotta Ravioli

My partner and I went vegan almost 18 months ago. The change has been great for both of us and we both agree that we’re generally healthier, happier, and more energetic without animal products bogging down our bodies. We’ve found substitutes for a lot of the food we used to enjoy (even garbage junk food…

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Book Thoughts: How to Be Alive

At the beginning of the month, after responding favorably to an email asking whether I’d like an advanced copy of Colin Beavan’s new book, I received a paperback of How to Be Alive: A Guide to the Kind of Happiness That Helps the World. Prior to receiving the aforementioned email, I had never heard of Beavan…

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All Vegan Thanksgiving Extravaganza for Two

I haven’t made a post yet in November and we’re only a few days away from the month’s end! Oops! I won’t make excuses because I don’t really have any — I’ll just say that this month has wrought some important life changes that I’m hoping will lead to better future tidings. I’ve been reading…

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Product Review: Follow Your Heart

Prior to going vegan, my experience with vegan cheese was basically limited to Daiya and Teese. Those were the two brands served and sold at a vegan café I worked at in New Hampshire and to my knowledge, they were the figurative cream of the crop. I didn’t really do a lot of research or…

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