Episode 3 | Does Eating Less Meat Really Help The Environment?

Episode 3 | Does Eating Less Meat Really Help The Environment?

There are so many people choosing more plant-based options in this new age of revitalized environmentalism. More people are caring about what they put into their bodies and where that food comes from. But is going vegan really saving the planet?

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A Vegetarian In Texas

A Vegetarian In Texas

The look of shock and horror had crept up on her face. I sensed jolts of confusion from her as I spoke the words. “I would like the number four without meat.”

The Coldest Spring In Chicago

The Coldest Spring In Chicago

I quickly learned that the best time to visit the third largest city in the U.S, is not April through May due to the unpredictability of the weather. What I also learned was that Chicago is a beautiful city full of wonderful people, delicious food, and gorgeous architecture.

“Q” is for Quiche… And The Realization That Times Have Changed

The other day, as I curled up on the couch with some hot green tea after a late class, my sister asked me a strange question. “Hey, is it okay if someone borrows an egg?” I removed the thermos full of tea from my lips and replied with a, “What? Just one egg?” “Yeah, one [...]

“F” is for Food #VeganMoFo

Easy Peasy Vegetarian Recipes: Quinoa Guacamole with Vegan Chicken So, last week I realized that I had forgotten about a rogue avocado sitting next to my blender on the counter. I figured it was time, once again, to play my favorite kitchen game: "Let's get rid of stuff that's about to go bad and Google [...]

Easy Peasy Vegetarian Recipes: Chunky Tomato Potato Soup

After the removal of my wisdom teeth I was left with enough tomato soup to feed the entire state of Maine. I had made way too much tomato soup and it was on the verge of going bad. However, pared with potatoes and other veggies, my new tomato soup diet doesn't have to be so [...]

Traveling As A Vegetarian #StudyAbroad

Traveling as a vegetarian isn’t impossible, and it doesn’t have to be such a difficult thing. If you have already been a vegetarian for a while and you are used to going out and eating veggie-friendly foods at restaurants then you can definitely find vegetarian food abroad. After a month of travel I’ve picked up [...]

Cooking Vegetarian Food in Italy #StudyAbroad

If you ever plan in staying more than a couple of weeks in Italy, and happen to have access to a kitchen, it would behoove you to save money and try cooking at home from time to time. Authentic Italian food is easy to make if you take the time to become familiar with how [...]

The Vegetarians of Barcelona, Spain #StudyAbroad

There is a quite a difference between Barcelona, Spain and Florence Italy. Remaining vegetarian, or even vegan, is ridiculously easy in Italy, but the land of paella, seafood dishes make it a little more difficult than the country sitting across from two seas. According a 2002 article El Mundo claimed that Spain had 1.5 million vegetarians [...]

The Vegetarians of Florence, Italy #StudyAbroad

According to the reports submitted by Italian research institute, Eurispes, and the research conducted by  the European Vegetarian Union, Italy has over six million vegetarians and the highest rate of vegetarianism in the European Union, which is about 10 percent of the population. So, no wonder is has been so easy to go out and grab meals [...]