Tag: why vegan

Let’s Talk About Socks …Warm, Vegan Socks

Let’s Talk About Socks …Warm, Vegan Socks

For many years it was difficult to find warm socks that did not contain wool.  But thanks to modern science and technology, that is no longer the case.  Mostly with the demand of socks staying not just warm but also dry, winter sports outfitters have […]

More Vegan Winter Coats: Down Alternatives

More Vegan Winter Coats: Down Alternatives

Something happens that I’m head over heels.  I never find out till I’m head over heels. I was singing this fantastic song in my car the other day, and I thought: I totally agree. So I enjoy something at a moderate and healthy level. Fine […]

Vegan-ish Hiking Boots

Vegan-ish Hiking Boots

A lot of shoes are made from animals. With a trip to Yellowstone coming up, I needed some vegan hiking boots. Here is my research in case it helps. To note: I was searching for women’s mid-cut hiking boots, so my list does not include low-cut […]

A Low Carbon Diet

A Low Carbon Diet

As a young doe who read E Magazine and poured over Co-op America‘s Green Pages some 17 years ago, I can’t help but be partially frustrated by the speed in which the rest of the world has caught on to the green movement, can’t help […]

Food… Kind of a Big Deal

Food… Kind of a Big Deal

As a lover of food, I need to know it deeply. I want to. I’m reading Stuffed & Starved, The Hidden Battle for the World’s Food System. It’s moving me in many ways. Firstly, it has been awhile since I have had the opportunity to read […]

I Don’t Wanna Be An Entomophagist: Candies with Bug Derivatives

I Don’t Wanna Be An Entomophagist: Candies with Bug Derivatives

A friend of mine recently asked me if I ate Good n’ Plenty, the pink and white coated licorice candy. I had to tell her no and why and, in doing so, managed to help push her finger down on the “w” key, as in […]

A Tofu Omelet Grows in Brooklyn

A Tofu Omelet Grows in Brooklyn

Before you even see these gorgeous little beasts, let me say a word about this fine piece of rock in my palm: black salt or, in its native Hindi, kala namak. No, black salt isn’t street code for heroin. It’s a special smokey salt. In […]

Vegan Meats Made From Beef: LightLife and ConAgra

Vegan Meats Made From Beef: LightLife and ConAgra

This posting has been brewing for years. (Alternate name: Smart Patty My Ass.) You probably know of LightLife‘s packaged veggie meats, maybe picked some up at some point given their widespread availability. They’re everywhere! Of course they’re everywhere. They get delivered with the Chef Boyardee, […]