Can You Really Enjoy a Vegan Thanksgiving?

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This is my first Thanksgiving as a vegan and since my wife and I travel full-time, we won’t be near family. While I’d love to see family, it does take the pressure off of dealing with the many non-vegan dishes served on this very strange holiday. I only call Thanksgiving strange because we gorge ourselves …

How to Go Vegan on a Budget

How to Go Vegan on a Budget

Recently, I started a series of videos on YouTube on the Topic of How to Go Vegan on a Budget. The first video is found below, but make sure to subscribe to my channel HERE for updates! When you want to eat a vegan diet, you may think it’s not possible due to your budget. …

Vegan vs Vegetarian: Differences & Benefits

Vegan vs Vegetarian

It seems to be confusing when I say I am a Vegan at a restaurant or in conversation. Many don’t understand the differences between vegan vs vegetarian. I must admit, back when I was a server and a bartender, I didn’t know the difference either. I always thought a vegetarian was the strictest diet with …

Vegan Options at Taco Bell: What Can You Eat?

Vegan Options at Taco Bell

Eating out, as a vegan, can be stressful. While just about every restaurant offers a salad that’s vegan (once removing cheese and meat), eating salads gets boring. Over the past few months, I have discovered a number of vegan options at Taco Bell. I am not going to say Taco Bell, even the vegan options, …

Top 7 Sources of Plant Based Protein

Vegan Protein

When you go vegan, the one question you will receive time and time again is, “how do you get enough protein?” While this seems absurd as a vegan, it’s completely understandable coming from anybody without knowledge of how vegans eat. Vegan protein sources are rather varied and there are plenty to choose from. However, we …

4 Different Plant Based Cooking Oils

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There are plenty of different plant based cooking oils on the market. However, some are absolute garbage and should never make their way through your body. I want to focus on four. These four plant based cooking oils are readily available at most grocery stores. I get annoyed when someone recommends something or a recipe …

What’s Your #1, #2 and #3 Priorities Today?

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Do you set priorities for your day? For many, the answer may be yes, but what they really have in front of them is a list of tasks. Priorities are not tasks and priorities don’t belong on a to-do list. Instead, they can be what drives your to-do list and your tasks. Why We Need …

Comfort Zone Busters: Taking a Cold Shower

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When it’s time to step outside your comfort zone, take a cold shower. This is one of the fastest and easiest ways to get uncomfortable and challenge yourself to do something difficult. It may seem rather silly, but cold showers have plenty of benefits, both mentally and physically. Of course, before you jump into a …