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5 reasons why Going Vegan is easier, and more needed, than ever.

In 2010, going vegan was still considered somewhat odd, extreme and unhealthy. Fast forward 6 years and things have definitely changed. Over the past 6 years, I've seen a movement that was thought to be for "hippies", that I was somewhat ostrasized for, to being quasi-mainstream. These are some reasons why:

How to Make Your Own Kombucha

DIY Coconut Butter

As I was strolling through the grocery store, I was taken aback at how expensice coconut butter was. Not even organic types were over $12 for less than 400ml. Since I started using it, I always made it myself because it's both incredibly easy and inexpensive to make, plus it only take about 20 minutes from start to finish. 

"Will Travel for Vegan Food" Book Launch Interview

I first got the chance to meet Kristin from Will Travel for Vegan Food at two of her talks at the Toronto Vegetarian Food Festival, and it was one of those experiences that changes things.  See I had JUST started Plates for Plants at that point in time and her talks about her journey and how to run a successful blog really got me thinking I could turn this into a full time gig.

Why Juice Fast?

As I am on day 9 of a jucie fast, I figured this week's Lifestyle post was pretty much writing itself. I've done quite a few juice fasts, alhtough I prefer to call them feasts because really I am giving my body all the micro nutrients it needs to heal and detox. I love juice fasting for these 10 reasons:
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