I have been a fan of Trader Joe’s for many years. The love affair started in college and sure as heck didn’t end when I graduated. No matter what stage you are at in life, Trader Joe’s has something for you.
Often, people who are skeptical of veganism say the lifestyle is just too expensive. While it’s true that some specialty, packaged vegan foods can be more expensive than their cheaper-made counterparts, simply eating a vegan diet doesn’t have to be expensive and isn’t a luxury. Frugal Vegan shows you that you CAN be frugal while eating plant-based if you want!
Going vegan can be a daunting prospect, but reading cookbooks like The New Vegan is a great way to start learning.
BAO (which stands for Bad Ass Organics) creates fermented vegetables, sauces and drinks using the 7000 year old method of fermentation providing tasty and probiotic rich products. The process of fermentation harnesses the best nature has to offer, using salt and naturally forming fermented acids to encourage the growth of beneficial micro organisms (probiotics).
Fermented foods are so healthy for us. Pickled cabbage, fermented juices and more strengthen your digestive and immune systems, as well as help support and build the natural ecosystem in your gut.
The delicious, fermented products from BAO are packed full of organic ingredients and vibrant probiotic bacteria. All BAO products are vegan.
Halo Top ice cream has skyrocketed in popularity this year, but sadly, vegans and those with allergies could not partake since every flavor contained dairy. Now, Halo Top is answering vegan and lactose intolerant prayers everywhere by releasing seven new flavors that are totally vegan!
This month, I’m giving away one copy of The Compassionate Chick’s Guide to DIY Beauty by Sunny Subramanian. With this book, you can learn to make your own makeup, face wash, bath salts, lotions, scrubs and more products.
Did you know the average woman uses a dozen products containing 168 different ingredients which include phthalates (plasticisers), parabens (preservatives) and artificial fragrances? Yuck! Luckily, The Compassionate Chick’s Guide to DIY Beauty by Sunny Subramanian is here with tips and recipes to help you say goodbye to those nasty ingredients and hello to crafting your own vegan beauty bliss.