Vegan in Croatia - Sheep

Vegan in Croatia

“Let’s make ajvar”, I said to Mindy after looking up “vegan Croatian food” online. For the first time, the men’s World Cup actually captured our attention simply because Croatia, a country we were planning to visit, was participating. After trying this thick red sauce, we were hooked and very excited to learn that ajvar, made […]

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Vegan Thanksgiving Recipes - Full Table

Vegan Thanksgiving Recipes

Thanksgiving is around the corner, and as vegans, we’re commonly asked what we eat for the holiday. Mindy was raised on a meat-and-potato diet and Ligeia grew up vegetarian, so now that we’re vegan, Thanksgiving recipes coming out of our kitchen have had to adapt. We still celebrate with many of the traditional staples, so […]

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Vegan in Slovenia - Ljubljana Dragon Bridge

Vegan in Slovenia

Walking around Ljubljana’s Old Town, I looked liked a tourist and I didn’t care. With my vegan spinach borek from Back Werk bakery in hand, I marveled at the variety of architecture, reveled in all the dragons and enjoyed navigating the cobble stones in the pedestrian city. Already won over by my newest visited country, […]

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Being Vegan in Bosnia and Herzegovina - View of Mostar

Vegan in Bosnia & Herzegovina

“Dober dan” I said with a smile to the woman wearing a Mercator uniform. “Dan” she responded not returning my smile. “Do you speak English?” I asked her in Bosnian. “Ne”, she replied and started to walk away. “This is my chance”, I thought to myself. I was eager to try the very little Bosnian […]

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Hardest Being Vegan - Featured

Things I Find Hardest About Being Vegan

If you had asked me a few years what I thought would be the hardest thing transitioning from being vegetarian to full out vegan, I would have immediately answered, “Giving up cheese!” As it turns out, eliminating dairy products wasn’t that difficult, as the cravings stopped shortly after they weren’t a part of my diet. […]

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Vegan Thanksgiving in Thailand

Growing up, Canadian Thanksgiving was one of my favourite holidays. Since it wasn’t marred by Black Friday shopping sales, the focus could strictly be on the vast array of food: turkey, mashed potatoes, gravy, stuffing, ham, buttered corn, sweet potato casserole and the turnip that never seemed to find space on my plate. The gluttony […]

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