Weird Things People Say to Vegans

IMG_4517World Vegan Day was earlier this week and like others, it prompted me to reflect on what veganism has done for me and why I love this lifestyle so much. It also made me think about how veganism is perceived and the reactions some have had to my lifestyle. Since it’s Friday and we can always use a laugh, I thought it was the perfect opportunity to recount the weirdest things people have ever said to me because I’m vegan.

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Bad Vegan | How to Deal With Slip-Ups & Stereotypes

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Last week I talked about buying unethically made clothing after a year and a half and now I’m telling you I’m a bad vegan. I’m exposed! Actually, I just want to share my experiences because I know these lifestyles, particularly veganism, can be very intimidating. There is definitely pressure to be perfect and it can really wear you down. Today, I’m sharing my “bad vegan” moments and tips to handle such mistakes.

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What I Eat in a Day | Vegan Recipes & Video

I love knowing what people really eat, so naturally if there’s a What I Eat in a Day video or blog post, I’m there. Today, the tables have turned and I’m sharing. It’s difficult to capture what a usual day of food is for me, so there will definitely be more of these in the future. I eat whatever I feel like (within reason) and on this particular day, I was craving cooked hearty food. Regardless of cravings, it’s all vegan and free of oil and refined sugar. Oh and lazy person friendly.

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When You’re the Only Vegan You Know

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Plant-based diets and the vegan lifestyle are more popular than ever. It’s amazing to see people living consciously and ethically and even making it cool. Sure, some still think we’re crazy radicals or hippie freaks, but veganism is being accepted like never before. If you’re in the right city or active online, vegan people and restaurants seem to be everywhere. I love this lifestyle, but in small town America, it’s hardΒ when you’re the only vegan you know.

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April Favorites | Beauty, Fashion, Food & More

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The end of every month brings a certain ritual. I pay rent and feel really broke.Β I have a tiny crisis about how fast time is moving. I tell myself next month I’m going to be a better student, blogger and human. And then I spend a ridiculous amount of time watching monthly favorite videos on YouTube and all is right in the world.

This month I’m shaking it up and sharing my favorites of April. There’s a little bit of everything.

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10 Cheap Vegan Diet Essentials

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When going vegan, people often find themselves having to relearn the basics of food. Suddenly, you don’t know how how to cook or food shop and if you turn to meat and diary substitutes,Β you might get the impression that eating plant-based is expensive. Hi, I’m a broke vegan college student. If I can afford it, then I’m sure most people can, too. Of course, there is strategy involved. Here are my top ten vegan staples that I always have on hand that are good for your tummy and your wallet.

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