What Does It Mean To Be Green?

With Earth Day 2019 a week away I started to think about what it means to ‘Be Green’. Of course the first thing that came to mind was being Environmentally friendly, but I wanted to dig deeper. What does it mean to be environmentally friendly to me?

Protein For Vegans: What You Need to Know

If I had a dollar for every time someone said “You obviously don’t get enough protein”, or “How can you have enough protein without consuming meat”, I’d have a pretty penny. The truth is plant based protein is plentiful! Before we get into vegan protein sources lets go through a basic understanding of what protein is. What is it? In …

Giving a Voice to the Voiceless: My first experiences as an animal activist

April is Animal Cruelty Prevention Month This morning (after working nights) I will be attending a pre sentence report for of one of the worst cases of Animal Cruelty in Canadian history to help show that the public DOES care about neglect and cruelty to animals. Over 1500 pigs died due to complete neglect from Benjamin Stein (Langton). When ospca …

I’m Vegan & Loving It!

2 months into being Vegan and I am happier and healthier! I finally cut out chocolate and cheese, the only two things for almost a year that weren’t vegan in my diet (I also now love dark chocolate, which I used to hate!). I feel great, my hair and skin look healthier and I’ve lost weight (not that I needed …

How a Butchers granddaughter became a vegetarian at 10 years old

I have always LOVED animals, but was not driven by animal welfare to become a vegetarian. I believe I was destined to be a vegetarian, but didn’t really consider it seriously because my WHOLE family ate meat… at every meal. My Opa (Grandpa) was a butcher and my parents used to work in his shop. Eating meat in my family …