I get asked often why I chose to switch to an ovo-vegetarian diet. The ever present questions,“What do you eat?” and “Where do you get your protein?” typically come in a condescending tone paired with a scrunched face of disapproval… [read]
We have all heard the perpetual argument about the meat industry. On one side, unwavering pro-meat eaters assert that some animals were put on this earth for our consumption, as a means for our survival. On the other side, vegan… [read]
Recent studies show that more and more people in the U.S. are choosing to reduce or give up meat in their diet because of the growing body of evidence linking meat consumption to obesity, digestive problems, heart disease, some types… [read]
Healthy living is usually based upon the concept of meeting nutritional needs and eating plenty of high protein foods, which balances the equation of other required nutrients.
However, if you’re a vegetarian, it can be quite tough to meet your… [read]
As a long-term vegetarian, I’ve certainly heard enough comments and opinions regarding my diet to last a lifetime. “How do you get any protein?” ” You must be low on iron.” “But what do you eat?” “Don’t you miss bacon?”… [read]
Starting a conversation about protein sources between a vegan and a meat eater is a lot like discussing politics or religion with a stranger. More often than not, it’s not going to end peacefully. However, there are many myths and… [read]
1. Cayenne Pepper – Most cats have an aversion to cayenne pepper. Sprinkling a small amount around your planter can help keep the kitties away from the plant itself.
2. Aquarium Gravel – Unlike other surfaces, gravel is much… [read]