WIAW-Gluten & Soy Free Vegan Edition

WIAW-Gluten & Soy Free Vegan Edition

Thank-you so much for all the responses and support for my last post about my migraines and reconfiguring a healthy diet for myself that was still vegan. I had a few questions about how I get enough protein in my diet now that I have cut out soy and wanted to share...
The Story of the Migraines: Is Veganism Healthy for Me?

The Story of the Migraines: Is Veganism Healthy for Me?

A high amount of vegans or vegetarians return to eating animal products. According to this study, 84%, in fact. Ex-veganism is definitely a thing that concerns me. That percentage is high and makes me uncomfortable, sad, but also, empathetic. There is a part of me...
Vegana Spotlight at Casa Coqui

Vegana Spotlight at Casa Coqui

My wonderful friend Jeshanah has started up a vegan, gluten-free, Puerto Rican restaurant! I have been fortunate enough to try some of their food and was blown away by the yucca fries, sweet and savory plantains and coconut custard (my favorite!). You can view the...
Guest Post-Veganism & Masculinity

Guest Post-Veganism & Masculinity

My husband and I are both vegan. I have been a vegetarian since March 2006. I tried veganism for about a year and a half, before starting to eat cheese again. He and I met in July 2010, he immediately stopped eating meat and we both went vegan together in August 2012....
A Touchy Subject: Veganism and Protein Intake

A Touchy Subject: Veganism and Protein Intake

In my last post, I talked about the need to decrease my carbohydrate intake and increase my protein, to start getting my weight under control and improve my health. Talking to vegans about their protein intake can be a touchy subject. I am sure  you have seen some of...