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Sara Seitz

Sara Seitz is a freelance writer with a passion for healthy eating and green living. She has lived for over a decade with type 1 diabetes and has used a plant-based diet to take control of her health. Recently, Sara has added a new addition to the family, giving her even more of a reason to fight for a clean and sustainable future. When she is not chasing a toddler or gardening, she is usually enjoying the beautiful Colorado outdoors.

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Affordable vegan meal prep containers filled with quinoa, tomatoes, avocado, and greens.

Is Being Vegan Expensive?

As food prices skyrocket, many want to save money wherever they can. This has plenty of consumers wondering, is being vegan expensive? We have that answer and our best money-saving grocery tips, here.

How to quickly ripen bananas

How to Ripen Bananas Quickly

Find out how to ripen bananas quickly (in less than 2 minutes!) for baking and get some tips for ripening stubborn green bananas so they’re ready to eat sooner.

Fresh sliced figs in a bowl.

Are Figs Vegan? The Truth About Wasps & Figs

If figs contain dead wasps, can they still be vegan? Here, we dive into the truth of this rumor and discuss how dead insects affect the answer to the question ‘are figs vegan?’

Dry Chickpeas in a measuring cup.

How to Cook Chickpeas

Cooking chickpeas at home can help you bypass the cans, save money, and get a tastier product. Read on for how to cook chickpeas using the stove, pressure cooker, and slow cooker.

Dusting vegan powdered sugar on beignet pastries.

Homemade Vegan Powdered Sugar

Like refined sugar, powdered sugar is rarely vegan, which is problematic if you follow a plant-based lifestyle. Luckily it’s super simple to make vegan powdered sugar at home. We’ll show you how right here.

Vegan lentil stew with mushrooms, quinoa, spinach, and broccoli in bowl.

14 Plant-Based Vegan Calcium Sources

If you follow a vegan diet, then getting your calcium through dairy isn’t an option. Here are 14 plant-based vegan calcium sources that do more than replace cow’s milk at the table.

A woman arranging vegan dry goods on a pantry shelf at home.

20 Must-Have Staples for a Vegan Pantry

Getting started on your vegan journey requires having the right tools at your disposal. Here, we’ll give you the low down on all the must-have vegan staples you’ll need in your pantry.

Vegan bowl with sprouts, dragon fruit, sweet potato, blood orange, tofu, chickpeas, and quinoa.

The 15 Best Vegan Blogs to Follow in 2022

Looking for plant-based inspiration in the kitchen? From super healthy meals for the whole family to rib-sticking comfort food, we’ve got you covered with the best vegan blogs of 2022.

11 Best Vegan Egg Substitutes for Baking

Looking to transform a traditional cake or cookie recipe into a vegan masterpiece? To help you pick the best vegan egg substitute, we’ve outlined your options for every baking situation.