Canadian Vegan Grocery Haul


Today I decided I’m going to try my hand at making seitan for the first time. I realized I didn’t have a few of the key ingredients in my pantry, so I stopped off at the Bulk Barn to pick up the vital wheat gluten (simply called “gluten flour” at the store) and chick pea […]

February 13, 2018

A Sunday in the Life of a Newbie Vegan


I caved last night with a sore throat, and had a cup of “hot lemon relief” from our local pharmacy before bed. Never again. The stuff must be a diuretic because I spent the night either in the bathroom or having wild half-awake, half-asleep dreams, or unable to sleep. Unlike many people, cold medicine in […]

February 11, 2018

Some Observations, a Week into Veganism


I’m not going to pretend to be some kind of seasoned know-it-all when it comes to eating a plant-based diet. But in the last nine or ten days (I committed to eating no more animal products on February 1), I’ve learned a lot, and for anyone who might be considering adopting a plant-based lifestyle, I […]

February 9, 2018