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5 Things Learned From Going Plant-Based for a Week (+ What I Ate)

I’d decided over a month ago that for my next blog post I was going to try to go vegan for a week. Turns out, I didn’t choose my week wisely, because we were out of town the whole weekend before it started, so I didn’t have time to grocery shop, and I was underprepared for my plant-based week! However, I stuck with it and lived to tell the experience. Read more for my adventures in plant-based eating for a week! 

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Vegan When Camping

I used to think it was difficult to pack healthy foods when it’s always been easier to pack  the prepackaged not-so-good-for-you snacks to go, but our crew member Paige Zarbo , was kind enough to give us some tips and tricks below that she uses as a practicing vegan to make any camping trip a breeze.

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Summer Eats: Get ‘em While They Last!

One of the best things about summer? All the super-fresh produce overflowing at the many local farmers markets. Although our growing season is short, it’s mighty! And this is the best time to take advantage of the fruits and veggies coming into their prime at this time of year.

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Plant-based blogs for inspiration

While I’m a big advocate for meal planning at the start of each week, sometimes it’s not in the cards and easy, quick, go-to meals are the secret to not going out to eat or eating cereal for dinner...again. Here are 5 plant-based blogs to check out when you’re in an inspiration rut!

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Composting Breakdown

We’ve all heard of it before, but may not know how to do it, what can be composted and where to put compost once you’ve collected it. It can be intimidating and overwhelming to think about, but composting, or organics recycling, is not as complicated as it may seem!

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Quick Plant-Based Snack Ideas

A quick, healthy snack can make all the difference in the world. I’m starting small this New Year, and anyone can do the same. It’s much easier to change in one small way and stick to it, then to do a complete overhall and then feel let down when it gets to be too much. And anyways, snacks are great and can really help boost energy and regulate blood sugar levels.

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5 Simple Ways To Incorporate Plant-Based Habits

Growing up, plant-based eating was never really in my vernacular. 95% of our dinners had meat in them, potatoes and canned corn were our vegetables of choice and “clean eating” meant you didn’t spill on your shirt during the meal.

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Meal Prep: Set Yourself Up for Success

There’s really no magic behind prepping for a week’s worth of plant-based meals. It just takes organization and a little time. Added bonus? Never having the “what should we have for dinner tonight” conversation again. You’re welcome.

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Delicious Plant-Based Dishes to Share on Thanksgiving

Just because Thanksgiving is generally centered around a turkey, doesn’t mean vegan dishes can’t shine, too! There are so many amazing vegan and plant-based appetizers, side dishes, salads and desserts that can be shared with friends and family without anyone feeling deprived.

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Plant-Based Eating: For the Good of the Planet

Even to the uninitiated, it’s not hard to understand why one would commit to this lifestyle. Better food! Better health! And all those cute animals you’re saving! But the less obvious reason might just be the most compelling, even to die-hard carnivores: the planet.

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