Lemonade Left Out Overnight: Is It Safe to Drink?

So, you left your lemonade out overnight. Shame on you. Just kidding—it happens to the best of us. But now you’re wondering: Is this lemonade still safe to drink? Lemonade left out for two hours or more (including overnight) should be discarded unless it’s in an unopened, shelf-stable package. Even if the lemonade lacks any … Read more

Juice Left Out Overnight: Is It Still Safe to Drink?

So, you left your juice out overnight. Shame on you. Just kidding—it happens to the best of us. But now you’re wondering: Is this juice still safe to drink? Juice left out for more than two hours (including overnight) should be discarded unless it is in an unopened, shelf-stable package. Even if the juice does … Read more

Soup or Stew Left Out Overnight: Is It Safe to Eat?

So, you left your soup or stew out overnight. You ought to be ashamed of yourself. Just kidding—it happens to the best of us. But now you’re wondering: Is this still safe to eat? Soup or stew left out for more than two hours (including overnight) should be discarded according to the USDA. Even if … Read more

Almond Milk Left Out Overnight: Is It Safe to Use?

So, you left your almond milk out overnight. You should be ashamed of yourself. Just kidding—it happens to the best of us. But now you’re wondering: Is this almond milk still safe to use? Almond milk left out for more than two hours (including overnight) should be discarded unless it is in an unopened, shelf-stable … Read more

Sweet Potato Left Out Overnight: Is It Safe to Eat?

So, you left your cooked sweet potato out overnight. You ought to be ashamed of yourself. Just kidding—it happens to the best of us. But now you’re wondering: Is this sweet potato still safe to eat? Cooked sweet potato left out for more than two hours (including overnight) should be thrown away according to USDA … Read more

Can You Buy Pedialyte With Food Stamps? [Full Guide]

What exactly can you buy with an EBT card? Sure, it’s meant for “food”—but what about foods with a medical purpose, like Pedialyte and other “rehydration solutions”? Can you buy Pedialyte with food stamps? Nutritional beverages like Pedialyte can be bought with food stamps as long as they have “Nutrition Facts” on the label, not … Read more

Can Paper Towels Go in the Microwave? 6 Things to Know

Paper products can catch fire in the microwave. Unfortunately, I know this from experience. One time, I had to carry a smoking microwave outside because I tried to make popcorn in a brown paper bag. Oops… That said, paper towels are safe to microwave, aren’t they? Paper towels are generally considered safe to microwave. The … Read more

How to Stop Craving Cheese: 14 Tips to Quit for Good

I’ve been running a survey for the past few months, asking my blog readers about their biggest struggles with veganism. I’ve gotten hundreds of answers, including dining out, unsupportive family members, and more. But do you want to know the most common answer, out of everything? It’s giving up cheese. Yep. This one food causes … Read more

13 Herbivore Pets That Are Great for Vegans and Vegetarians

There are a few points of controversy when it comes to vegans with pets. The first is the question of whether “pet ownership” is vegan at all. Some vegans believe “owning” another animal is fundamentally counter to the idea of animal liberation. In practice, most vegans are okay with owning pets… But there’s another question … Read more