Do Vegans Support the Use of Service Dogs?

Do Vegans Support The Use Of Service Dogs?

In my post about whether dogs and cats can go vegan, I briefly addressed the question of whether it’s contradictory for vegans to own pets in general. But one especially controversial topic is whether vegans support the use of service dogs, such as guide dogs and hearing dogs. So, do vegans support the use of … Read more

Should Vegans Eat Organic As a Rule?

Should Vegans Eat Organic as a Rule?

As a vegan who’s usually on a tight budget, I’ve usually eaten conventionally-grown produce rather than organic. But I’ve long wondered if vegans really should eat organic as a rule, to be ethically consistent. Recently I finally did some research on the subject. So, should vegans eat organic? It’s up to you. While conventional farming … Read more

Is It Bad to Have Non-Vegan Cheat Days?

Non-Vegan Cheat Days: Are They Wrong?

With many diets, it’s common is to include a “cheat day” or “cheat meal” about once a week. It can help you tolerate the restrictions for the rest of the time. But there is controversy about whether this applies to veganism because being vegan is often based on ethical principles. So, is it bad to … Read more

No, Veganism Is Not an Eating Disorder

Veganism Is Not an Eating Disorder

If you’re vegan for any major length of time, you will hear plenty of opinions about what is wrong with a vegan diet. Some people say the hardest thing about being vegan is dealing with uninformed things people say to you about veganism. One of my own pet peeves is when people try to associate … Read more

Can Vegans Eat Fried Food?

Vegans And Fried Food: Everything You Need To Know

A lot of people switch to a vegan diet to be healthier, so it might be confusing to see a vegan eating french fries or potato chips. You might think it’d be strictly against the rules of a vegan diet to eat fried food, but it’s actually not. Can vegans eat fried food? Vegans can … Read more

Can You Be Vegan Without Soy?

Can You Be Vegan Without Soy?

Soy burgers, soy hot dogs, soy milk, tofu, tempeh—these are all common foods that many vegans eat. Personally, I’m okay with eating a few servings of soy each day, but what if you’re an aspiring vegan who can’t or doesn’t want to consume soy? Can you be vegan without soy? A healthy vegan diet does … Read more

Can You Be Vegan Without Salad?

Can You Be Vegan Without Eating Salad?

I never liked salad growing up, and even in my first few years as a vegan, I didn’t eat salad at all. People would ask me, “You’re a vegan who doesn’t like salad??? What do you eat, then?” They just couldn’t fathom what my diet consisted of. Can you be a vegan without eating salad? … Read more