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plant based protein

Where Do You Get Your Protein?  The number one question I get asked as a plant eater is, “But where do you get your protein?” I know it’s been engrained in our brains that protein is SO important in our diet. But honestly, I think we live in a protein obsessed society.  Rather than focusing[…]

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vegan collard greens and rice recipe

It started with a bundle of collard greens my sister grew in our garden that we share. Of course, I hunted on Pinterest for a delicious recipe to prepare using the beautiful collards she grew. I chose the first recipe I found that wasn’t southern style collard greens, because let’s face it, I’ve eaten that dish plenty[…]

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go vegan for the environment

Go Vegan for the Environment Transitioning to a vegan diet is definitely a tough decision to make, but it has a lot of advantages that are worth considering. Choosing to eat a plant based diet can make your body healthier, your waistline smaller, your pocket fuller and the earth safer. People who have made the[…]

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zero waste deodorant

For the past several years, I’ve been hunting for a good, natural deodorant option that actually works. Perhaps my pits are just extra smelly, but I’ve really struggled with finding one that’s effective. My hunt for a natural deodorant started long before my hunt for a zero waste deodorant. Needless to say, I was pretty[…]

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zero waste dog treats recipe

Yesterday afternoon, I made some zero waste dog treats for my pup, Polly! She adored them, so I thought I’d share my recipe with you guys. We love to make fresh juice at our house, and I usually toss the leftover juice pulp in the compost. However, a fellow zero waster mentioned that you can[…]