Tag: vegan

Avocado Hummus Pasta

I haven't posted any original recipes on my blog yet because I don't really consider myself to be a food blogger. I see other blogs with beautifully curated recipes that look well thought out and paired with professional quality photography. When I cook, I hardly ever follow a recipe exactly...
When you live in a smaller town, nearby vegan takeout options can be pretty limited. One of our favorite places to order from is a family-owned Thai restaurant a mile away from our house. We go so often that they recognize our voices when we place our order. I...
Originally posted on Thirty on Tap This post may contain affiliate links.  Looking polished and put together does NOT have to break the bank. There are so many budget-friendly makeup products available that are surprisingly high quality. However, choosing to only buy from vegan makeup brands can prove to be an...
I could never be vegan. I like ____ too much. Chances are most vegans have said this at some point in their lives. Unless you are raised vegan, converting to a lifestyle free of animal products is a big change. Our society uses animal products in almost everything we eat,...
Walking past Fiction Kitchen in downtown Raleigh, the first thing you'll notice is the bright green paint and the large yellow sign. Peering in for a closer look, you will see the mismatched furniture, quirky decor, and laid back feeling of the restaurant. Although the atmosphere is casual, the...
Introducing: a brand new series, called Too Good to be Vegan! A lot of omnivores automatically assume vegan friendly foods means bland, sub par dishes that consist mostly of salads and tofu. This is absolutely not true. Not to mention, salads and tofu can be very tasty when prepared well! In...
Originally published on Thirty on Tap Being a vegan can be hard, especially when living in a small town in the South. Lack of convenience is one of the biggest drawbacks. I can’t just go to a drive-thru and grab a vegan-friendly (albeit unhealthy) lunch and the selection of vegan/vegetarian...
My husband, Kyle, was overweight for most of his childhood. He comes from a divorced household, and he frequently sought comfort and stability in food. Growing up, he often dealt with teasing from other kids, and even family members, contributing to his low self esteem and self-image issues. In December...
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