My Articles For Raise Vegan

It has been so, so long since I have posted a blog or recipe on here! I truly do love the idea of having my own website and a place to freely write about whatever I please. Recently I have started writing for a website, called Raise Vegan, as well as their digital and...

What’s The Explanation For Eggs?

People sometimes have difficulty understanding what the problem with eggs is, it is just something that came out of a chicken, right? Yes, it did come out of a chicken, but that certainly isn’t the whole story.   Similarly to women, hens have ovaries, although only...

What My Vegan Baby Ate Today

I just have to start off this post by saying I never thought I would be that mom who says my daughter is ‘14 months old’, and that I would just simply tell everyone she is one. I did start off this way, as soon as she turned one, but people have started questioning me...

The Truth Behind The Pet Industry & How You Can Help

  I love animals, pretty much any animal that you put in front of me I will hold, pet and love on! Our daughter loves animals too, dogs are her favourite and every animal that she sees ‘woofs’ apparently. But it can be a common question among people trying to live as...

Success At The Breast

  It’s fair to say that most women want to attempt breastfeeding their baby, it is after all one of the many incredible things our bodies were designed to do. It is an amazing bonding experience, has so many nutritional benefits for your child, and even can help...

What’s The Matter With Meat?

The meat industry works so hard and spends so much money, to the tune of around $550 million a year, to make a dead carcass wrapped in plastic seem appealing and nutritious to their customers. Americans are buying into this falsehood more than any other country in the...

Tips For Happy Family Travels

With my husband being from California and myself being from British Columbia, we have been traveling back and forth more times that you’d care to count! Currently, we live in Northern California, and it is extremely important for me to see my family back home on a...

Animal Sanctuary Or Zoo? Let’s Ask Sissy

While in San Diego, staying at a resort that is right next to SeaWorld, I have been asked if we would be taking Norah to see the animals. I thought it might be good to explain why we will never be taking our daughter to the Zoo or Aquarium, as our reasons may be...

Staying Healthy & Vegan Around Others

Protecting my daughter (age one at this time) from eating artificial sugars and completely processed foods, even if they technically are vegan, is so important to me. Not only am I an ethical vegan, but I am also vegan for my HEALTH and I think we all know that so...

Simple Guide To A Healthy Plant Based Pregnancy

There is so much information on the internet and in books about what exactly is the best way to have a healthy and enjoyable pregnancy, and it can be overwhelming. I have taken my experience from my wonderful vegan pregnancy with Norah and put it here for you to...

What’s The Deal With Dairy?

First of all, it’s important that we’re all on the same page about exactly where dairy comes from. I think everyone knows that dairy (milk, cheese, yogurt, butter etc) is the breast milk of a cow, although people don’t seem to view it as such. Just like women, cows...

Little Changes Make A Big Difference

It is so easy to get caught up in the day to day consumerism and ‘go with the flow’ mentality. Nobody bothers you with any questions when you do everything the same as them, but maybe I want people to start asking questions. It’s the best way to learn, right? Maybe...

Starting Your Vegan Baby On Solid Food

There is so much conflicting information about when you ‘should’ start your baby on solid food and what kind of food your baby ‘should’ be eating.  I just went with intuition, does my child really seem interested in taking food and putting into his or her mouth,...