New Year’s Dish: Coconut Curry Black-Eyed Pea Soup

It’s nearly New Year’s…have you finished your New Year’s resolutions? Do you do resolutions? I don’t do resolutions as such but I usually write some goals and plans for the year…but haven’t gotten round to it yet this year! However, I did look through my recipe archives and found this delicious soup which I haven’t had in awhile.  Did you know black-eyed peas are a traditional food of choice for New Year’s Day? They’re believed in several cultures to bring good luck in the new year. If you want some good luck, or just a really tasty soup, then this

101+ Vegan Gift Ideas

101+ vegan gift ideas for this holiday season

  Wondering what vegan gifts to get your vegan (or non-vegan) friends and family? Here are more than 101 ideas for vegan gifts for the vegan(s) in your life, whether they’re a foodie, traveller, chef, sports enthusiast, fashionista or techie. (And if you’re not sure what their interest areas are, I have some suggestions for anyone out there.) Just click on the links below to be taken to the section for that interest area. Vegan gifts for the: Discounts & specials | chef | foodie | travel lover | healthy vegan | fashionista | beauty lover | techie | children |

The Holiday Survival Guide for Vegans

The holidays can be a stressful enough time for anyone, without throwing veganism into the mix. The first few holidays after going vegan can be extra stressful, as you navigate unfamiliar territory, making or modifying dishes to be vegan, dealing with dinner conversation that invariably turns to ‘so why are you vegan?’ and awkwardly receiving presents that may not be vegan. So, I’ve put together this holiday survival guide for vegans, in which we’ll discuss: What to eat and how to navigate meals How to navigate conversations about veganism What to do about gift giving and receiving Planning your holiday