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Here, I share tips and ideas on leading a conscious lifestyle. Becoming more connected to what and how I consume has brought more meaning, peace and agency to my life. I hope this path brings you joy, too. Together, we can continually learn how to lessen our impact on our beautiful planet.


December 24, 2019

Something that I’ve noticed over my years of being vegan is the range of responses that people can have towards veganism. They broadly fall into three camps: all-star ally, supportive and antagonistic. This is a thank you letter to people who support veganism, or who a...

October 10, 2018

As a vegan, I confront this notion often. Of course, no one directly asks it, but a variety of reactions ranging from "I don't eat meat that often" to "I respect your choice but could never do it myself" often imply some level of perceived judgment.

I'm sure there are s...

July 20, 2018

A natural reaction to learning about widespread issues, whether they’re about the social equality, the environment, or animal welfare, is to feel overwhelmed. Some people may think, “I get this is an issue, but what can I do about it?” I believe that this logic can lea...

November 22, 2017

The holidays can be tough for vegans and vegetarians. With so many classic holiday dishes centered around meat and/or dairy, it can be tricky to figure out how to navigate the food and the "why are you vegan/vegetarian" questions. Whether this is your first holiday pla...

August 11, 2017

My simple, go-to weekend breakfast, brunch, or even lazy dinner. Do yourself a favour, make yourself banana pancakes, and pretend that it's the weekend now... Simply blend all of the following ingredients up, and then fry on a non-stick or lightly greased pan:


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