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My Vegan Story

I thought it might be interesting to share with you the full story of my journey from cheese-addicted omnivore to vegan in an 8 month period!  I answer loads of FAQs like how old I was when I went vegan, whether I went vegan for ethical, health, or environmental reasons, how I approached my transition, and more!

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How To Read Labels As A Vegan

You realize when you go vegan that reading labels is something you just kind of have to do.  But if you're like me, someone without allergies or intolerances, you may have never actually done it before.  After 4 years and hundreds of ingredients lists, I think I'm ready to share my tips for getting past the gibberish and down to the heart of the matter - is this thing vegan or not!?

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How To Go Vegan

Last week I encouraged all of you to go vegan for the month of January with Veganuary and promised a "how to go vegan" tips and tricks post.  Well, here we are!  Whether you signed up for the challenge or are just interested in making the transition to veganism on your own, I'm here to try to make the process as seamless as possible!

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10 Tips To Help You Go Dairy-Free!

Decided to cut dairy out of your diet but not sure where to start?  First of all, congratulations on taking the first step!  I'm so proud of you and I want to help you make this change, so today I am sharing my top 10 tips for going dairy-free that I used when I transitioned from a vegetarian to a vegan diet almost 3 years ago.  What are my credentials, you ask?  Good question!  

Right up until the day I committed to being vegan I was a cheese addict.  I would eat cheese with every single meal and snack.  I would eat melted cheese on a bagel for breakfast.  I would eat sliced cheese as a mid-afternoon snack.  I would eat a bowl of parmesan cheese with a spoon for dinner.  (True story).  Let me tell you, my family and friends were pretty shocked to hear I was no longer on the dairy train.  So how did I, as a major cheese addict, give it up cold turkey?  Keep reading to find out!

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