Vegan vs. Plant-based: what is the difference?

You may have heard both of these terms thrown around but while they are used interchangeably there are actually subtle differences that help you tell them apart. This doesn’t mean that everyone use these terms “correctly” but this post is meant to help you tell them apart and know when to use which word. What…

Four years vegan: what in my life has changed?

Recently, I wrote a post about my vegan journey in which I discussed why I became vegan. Now, I thought I would answer some questions that people have asked me after I turned vegan. Do I miss any animal products? Surprisingly, I haven’t had this question come up as often as I thought it would…

My sustainability fails: wasting food

The purpose I had in mind when starting 43 square meters was to bring awareness to sustainability and create a “safe space” where you can learn from someone you can relate to without feeling like you have to be perfect. Sometimes, when I look at some influencers I really envy their lives because they seem…

5 tips to incorporate local, seasonal foods in your diet

When you live in Sweden and you don’t have much but potatoes and carrots around, you get bored. I am the first to admit that living entirely without imported foods can’t be fun and sometimes, I wish I lived in a warmer climate where I could eat fruit like kiwi, mango and pineapple to my…