Author: Ashley

Almond Energy Bites

Almond Energy Bites

When looking for ways to utilize the leftover almond pulp from homemade almond milk, I knew that I wanted to create a snack that was energy packed and full of nutrients! And alas, the Almond Energy Bites were born! They are quick, easy to make, … read more

Homemade Almond Milk

Homemade Almond Milk

Making homemade almond milk may seem like a daunting task at first. I personally avoided it for a very long time, but since I knew that I wanted to continue reducing my waste (and knew that milk cartons can’t be recycled), I decided to finally … read more

Vegan Alfredo Sauce

Vegan Alfredo Sauce

Fettucine Alfredo is one of those guilty pleasure meals that everyone seems to love. I know I do. However, it always made me feel pretty sluggish afterwards, and since I no longer consume dairy, I figured that meal was simply a thing of the past. … read more

Plant Based Sources of Vitamin B12

Plant Based Sources of Vitamin B12

Eating a plant-based diet has so many benefits for your health. It is void of cholesterol, saturated fat, and many other harmful compounds that are found in meat and dairy products. However, when eating a vegan diet, it’s important to know which vitamins you will … read more

Vegan Pear Salad Dressing

Vegan Pear Salad Dressing

If you are looking for a homemade vegan salad dressing recipe that is also healthy and delicious, then you are in the right place! Homemade salad dressings are so much better than store-bought ones. They are healthier, don’t contain any fillers or preservatives, waaay cheaper, … read more

Zero Waste Produce Bags & Why You Should Have Them

Zero Waste Produce Bags & Why You Should Have Them

About two years ago, California (my home state) passed a ban on plastic bags in all grocery stores. I was so excited by this news and thought that I would soon see everybody carrying reusable bags in their shopping cart. Although this proposition was great, … read more

Easy Vegan Baking Swaps

Easy Vegan Baking Swaps

There is nothing better than a warm batch of chocolate chip cookies or an ooey gooey brownie. Mmmm… You might think that those foods are off limits on a vegan diet, but I am here to tell you that they most definitely are not! While … read more

How to Get Protein on a Vegan Diet                               (Hint: It’s Not Just Tofu)

How to Get Protein on a Vegan Diet (Hint: It’s Not Just Tofu)

The usual first question I get asked when I tell people I’m vegan is, “But where do you get your protein?” While it is true that meat contains a lot of protein, it is not the only way to get it, and it actually comes with … read more

How to Start a Compost Bin at Home

How to Start a Compost Bin at Home

If you’re wondering how to start a compost bin, then you’re in luck! Composting is easy, effective, and has many wonderful benefits on the environment. I started composting my food scraps when I realized that any food entering a landfill causes methane, a harmful greenhouse … read more