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Vegan Bath & Body Products

Two bars of vegan soap tied with twine

Did you know many bar soaps contain animal byproducts that come directly from a slaughterhouse?

Not only do these byproducts find their way into bar soaps, but they're also in many of the beauty products and cosmetics you apply daily.

With names like tallow, sodium tallowate, stearic acid, and lard just to name a few, animal byproducts are not always easy to identify in a list of ingredients, and let's face it, when was the last time you looked at the ingredient list on your bar soap or mascara anyway?

To be sure your bath and body products are vegan, they should be...

Guard Your Chocolate!

Image of an opened chocolate bar

Dogs love the smell and taste of chocolate and are great at sniffing it out!

Unfortunately, it's highly toxic to dogs and cats alike, and should be kept in a place safe from both (think refrigerator or closed cabinet).

Although cats are much less likely to consume chocolate as they're not usually...

All About Legumes

Legumes are a class of vegetables that bear their fruit in pods. They are incredibly healthy foods essential for maintaining a healthy plant-based diet.

Legumes are among the most versatile and nutritious foods available.

They are typically low in fat, contain no cholesterol, and are high in folate, potassium, iron, and magnesium.

Legumes are also an excellent source of...

Egg Substitutes

If you're a vegan, chances are you've had to substitute an egg a time or two.

And if you're looking to avoid eggs for other reasons, that's okay too!

It's not as hard to avoid eating eggs as one might think.

Egg substitutions can and do vary, however, depending on what you are making. For example; an egg substitute for a baking recipe might not work so well for your Country Scramble, and vise-versa.

So let's get down to it. Your recipe calls for an egg. What to do, what to do?

Where do vegans get their protein?

If you're a vegan or thinking of going vegan, and you've shared it with ANYONE on the planet, you've most likely been asked the question "Where do you get your protein?"

People are often taught to believe the only way to get protein in their diet is by eating animals and their byproducts, but that just isn't true.

If you're eating sensibly, you will consume a good amount of protein.

Arming yourself with the knowledge of where to find plant-based protein is the first step in...

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