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…

6 unsustainable mistakes people make when going green

Sometimes, we have all the good intentions in the world and invest a lot of money in things that we think may help us live more sustainably. But in some cases, it doesn’t work out quite as planned. The reasons for this can be many but in the research I’ve done for my university degree,…

My problem with minimalism

It’s not that I have a problem with the concept per se. I think minimalism is a good thing and has the potential to make us reevaluate what is really important and – hopefully – make us less materialistic in the way we think and live our lives. No, my problem is that I have…

Things I wish I knew before going vegan

Like many things in life, making the decision to go vegan is not always easy but it can be made easier if you’re a little bit prepared. In this post, I’ve listed a few things I wish I knew before going vegan. Hopefully, these things will help you be a little bit more prepared for…

My vegan journey

I went back and forth between being vegetarian and pescatarian for a couple of years prior to going vegan but what tipped the scales for me was a book: Eating Animals by Jonathan Safron Foer. This book made me rethink the way I viewed animals as foods but it didn’t immediately make me go vegan….