Pestoooo. YUM. without the rape or torture of ANIMALS. even more YUM. At the end of a busy week, I go into my kitchen and what do I find? Spinach that desperately needs to be used up. Basil leaves barely hangin' on. And fresh kale that I knew I should eat but didn't wanna make … Continue reading Vegan PESTO
Hey guys! So my little munchkin and I have been trying out V-dog, a vegan dog food, for the last week and he loves it! I have only had him for a couple months and wanted to take baby steps when it came to his diet. I have heard of dogs being vegan before but … Continue reading Vegan Dog + Giveaway
Hey guys!!! I just wanted to share with you how awesome being vegan in MEXICO was and is! It was more amazing than I imagined. I'm from Michigan. The only Mexican restaurant I ever saw growing up was called AZTECA. It was in a small business plaza. And I never went. Not sure if it … Continue reading my super awesome Mexican Birthday! + Being Vegan in Mexico
P A R I S. A city we all dream of visiting. Or at least I have. But I must say I've never been in a rush to go. I always thought a trip to this beautiful place would be later on in my life. In a world where I'm a married woman and am spending this … Continue reading Vegan Parisian ~ Being Vegan in Paris & Vegan Paris Guide!
If you know me, you know I love my grandmother. When I first moved off on my own, I left without knowing how to really cook. The one recipe I had, I used the heck out of. It was my favorite thing my granny would make me! Salmon croquettes accompanied by white rice, green peas … Continue reading Crispy Chickpeak Cakes
SO. I'm not gonna lie...when the opportunity to travel to Thailand came up, I did not hesitate. Not because I wanted to see the temples or found an interest in buddhism. Not because of the cheap fares and such. But because of..yeah you guessed it...the FOOD. Thai food has always been my FAVORITE! Beginning in … Continue reading Being vegan in Thailand
That moment when you realize you're so vegan you feel bad killing your own parasites... Because, they're living beings, too! But then you have to SNAP! out of it. They're living off of YOU. And it's affecting YOU, Joi. Knock off the compassion. Just this once. Okay. You're right. Time to defend myself. Hey! So if you couldn't … Continue reading My first cleanse/ parasite cleanse
Some days, you just crave a big warm bowl of coconut milk! Warm turmeric. Warm mushrooms. Melt in your mouth potatoes. Something to slurp on... Come on. I can't be the only one! Coconut curry is so healthy and filling! It is like South Asian comfort/ soul food. I love cuddling up with a bowl … Continue reading Delicious Vegan Coconut Curry
Hey guys! This is a topic that always comes up in my everyday life. It is truly something that irks me! Here is what it looks like: When someone calls me a vegetarian. “Oh, so you are a vegetarian I see.” Nah, bruh. I’m not. Or “Oh… I used to be vegetarian.” Okay…cool…I can’t relate. … Continue reading why I’m not a vegetarian.
Sure, you could go the classic way and make your grilled cheese in a frying pan. But how fun is this?! Put that bad boy in a waffle maker. It just makes eating a vegan version of an American classic so much more enjoyable (and convenient)! Never have I ever owned a waffle iron in my … Continue reading Vegan Grilled Cheese on a Waffle Iron