10 Tools to Benefit a Vegan Kitchen

10 Tools to Benefit a Vegan Kitchen

Thinking back to going vegan almost four years ago, I had no idea what I was doing. I had just moved into an apartment and was doing all of my cooking on my own. Over the years, I’ve learned what tools I love and think are super valuable in a vegan kitchen. Have a look at this list to get started on where your kitchen journey should take you! These tools are not in any particular order of importance, but be sure to comment your go-to kitchen appliance in your vegan kitchen.

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The top vegan influencers you need to follow

The top vegan influencers you need to follow

There are many people that have an affect on us and make us change the way we see the world. For me, vegan influencers were a main part in getting me to go vegan. They make it attainable, effortless and easy for me to live the life that I do through their recipes, tips and tricks. Tell me who inspires you on your vegan journey!

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Tried and True: Recipes that I am best known for!

Tried and True: Recipes that I am best known for!

I’m graduating university soon. I am the absolute most excited I could possibly be. However, throughout my time being involved in the UW Animal Rights Society groups in Waterloo, I have become known for some specific recipes. Well, today’s the day you all can make this recipes since I won’t be around anymore to do so!

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Advice from a vegan YouTuber (Ft. The Tofu Goddess)

Advice from a vegan YouTuber (Ft. The Tofu Goddess)

Vegans use many ways to explore their activism. I use this blog as an opportunity to educate people about the cause, we’ve previously talked about LuLu Lotus Book’s using children’s books as a way to explore activism, and now we’re looking at YouTube. YouTuber’s have been on the rise of influencer marketing for years now. They build successful empires of loyal followers, and focus on particular niches to attract their audiences. Today we’re walking through an interview with The Tofu Goddess.

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Being a judgmental vegan does more harm for the cause

Being a judgmental vegan does more harm for the cause

A reoccurring theme that I noticed when we would have discussions, is the idea that our clubs face a sort of backlash when we focus too much on veganism. We want to have welcoming environments that allow for all types of students to join along. We got to the root of the issue - there are many people who have had bad encounters with veganism that leads a bad taste in their mouth, this is why being a judgemental vegan does more harm for the cause.

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The process of writing a vegan children's book (Ft. LuLu Lotus Books)

The process of writing a vegan children's book (Ft. LuLu Lotus Books)

This week I decided to change things up a bit. The local community has an amazing amount of talent including a variety of vegan businesses! This week we’re going to learn more about Lulu Lotus, a children’s book author and illustrator. Learn more about the process of writing a children’s book for vegan kids!

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Make an environmental impact with your food choices - Sustainable Series

Make an environmental impact with your food choices - Sustainable Series

One area of sustainability surrounds sustainable food. It is important to understand that you should work within the means that you have. This means, if you are in a food desert and don’t have access to fresh vegetables on a whim, these rules may not apply to you. However, if you can change your choices without severely impacting your life, why wouldn’t you? Do what you can within your means! For instance, as a university student I am unable to afford organic or high-priced produced all the time, but I try my best to do what I can.

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Refusing plastic straws is not enough to save the oceans

Refusing plastic straws is not enough to save the oceans

It is crazy how in the last two months there has been a huge surge of recognition for the #RefuseTheStraw cause. Many people have chosen to say no to using a plastic straw due to the environmental effects that plastic has on our oceans. But, is this enough? Obviously every step counts towards helping our environment, but there are many other ways we can help.

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