What’s vegan at Costco? We’ve got you covered!

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Did you know that Costco has tons of vegan options? In my latest video with Michelle Cehn from World of Vegan, we go aisle-by-aisle to show you what they offer! I also paired up with the popular YouTuber, Vince Lia, to show you some of my personal recommendations from Costco.... more

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Healthy Vegan on a Budget – Walmart Guide

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Michelle Cehn from World of Vegan and I teamed up with Plant Based News to bring you a guide on how to eat plant-based on a budget at Walmart! You can find avocados for 50 cents, canned beans for 72 cents, and many more awesome deals! If you shop at... more

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3 Favorite Vegan Cookbooks

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Before I became a vegetarian, I had nooooo idea how to cook! I mostly ate Top Ramen, fast food, and lots of canned or frozen meals. The thing that really changed that for me was checking out cookbooks from the library and exploring different tastes and textures of food in... more

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Plant-Based on a Budget Survey

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3-Bean Salad for Studio40

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For my latest segment on Studio40 Live, I showed Lori and Big Al how to make a delicious 3-bean summer salad! It’s perfect for potlucks, on days when it’s too hot to use the stove, and when you’re trying to save money and eat healthy! For all the ingredients, I... more

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5 Easy Ways to Reduce Single-Use Plastic in the Kitchen

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My friend Colleen is so awesome all the time! She’s been posting cool memes on social media that influenced me to start making moves toward a less wasteful impact on the environment … starting with my kitchen. Believe me, I’m FAR from perfect! I still buy instant ramen noodles, store-bought... more

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What I Ate Vegan at Disneyland + Food Prices

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I recently took a trip down to Los Angeles with my dear friend, Michelle Cehn, and was excited to have an impromptu trip to Disneyland! I knew that I could expect to have a blast riding rides and taking pictures with cute characters, but I had no idea that I’d also... more

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How to Start a Food Blog

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My reason for starting a food blog in 2012 was not because I’m a foodie, but because I wanted to bring a vegan resource into the world that addressed the very real concern of cost. I really had no idea what I was doing. All I knew was that it... more

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My Plant-Based Getaway at Sprouts

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If you follow me on Instagram, you already know that I do most of my weekly shopping at Sprouts because of their unbeatable prices on produce! I’m regularly posting photos of 3 avocados for $1 or a pound of cherries for $2. I LOVE shopping at their store, so you... more

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Dollar Tree Haul + What I Eat in Day

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I often receive messages from people who only have less than ideal options for grocery shopping, so I’m starting a new series where I go and do a what I eat in a day at the stores recommended to me by you. Check out my first one at Dollar Tree!... more

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