Why Eat Meat?

Why Eat Meat?

Why does anyone eat meat? Really? What’s it all about for the masses who consume animals on a daily basis? Is it routine because they are used to it? Is it because they are conditioned to think you can’t have a proper dinner without a main course of meat? Is it because they love the … Read more

Vegan Themed T-Shirts, Totes and Baby Onesies

Who doesn’t want to buy a t-shirt with a vegan theme on it? Or maybe you want a tote or baby onesie? Well, for those of you longing for vegan themed clothes, Octavine Swanson created a line just for you. It is called HealthyRawCoolness and you can purchase various designs from www.skreened.com/healthyrawcoolness.   Here are … Read more

Vegan Pizza & Vegan Cupcakes

What a treat to get vegan pizza and vegan cupcakes in one evening. We were home recently for a short time before the Christmas holidays. Our friend, Lisa, who recently started a new business called Concierge Optimal Health, invited us and other friends over for an opportunity to make vegan pizzas in her outdoor pizza … Read more

Airport Food – Add Vegan Options

Airport food is lacking and needs to add vegan options everywhere. We have traveled through various airports and not one has offered a decent vegan meal. Sure, there are dried fruits, nuts and granola bars – all overpriced but nothing much else. The Miami Airport offers Clif Bars at a hefty price but that is … Read more

Don’t Forget Travel Essentials To Pack

Here is a list of travel essentials or must pack little items that we need for successful travel. They are items that one might easily forget about but we have found they make a big difference in making the travel experience that much easier and successful. Paper Towels. Just packing a few paper towels can make … Read more

Black Sapote: Tropical Delight

Black Sapote

Black Sapote (or Zapote Negro in Spanish) is a lovely tropical fruit. It is grown throughout different tropical regions and native to Eastern Mexico (and the Caribbean, etc.).   What does a ripe Black Sapote taste like? It’s subtly sweet with a thick, pudding like texture. That’s why it’s also called chocolate pudding fruit! While … Read more

What’s Cool in Zihua

Noni on the Tree

There are plenty of cool people, places and things to do in Zihuatanejo, Mexico or Zihua as many fondly call this place. This used to be a sleepy fishing village from what we have read. They even filmed a beach scene from the film Shawshank Redemption right here. Zihua has beauty, beaches and tropical weather … Read more

Cooperativa Eco-Vegana: Review

Cooperativa Eco-Vegana

The Cooperativa Eco-Vegana is an amazing group in Zihuatanejo, Mexico. They promote veganism, environmentalism and an overall compassionate way of living.   As vegans staying in Zihuatanejo, we have found the Cooperativa Eco-Vegana has and continues to be an outstanding community. Lectures, vegan meals and great information are some of the strong points.   The … Read more

Sapodilla Woman

Zihua Sapodilla Woman

Scoping out the market in Zihuatanejo, Mexico, we found a great sapodilla source. This happened as we roamed through all the markets in Centro, downtown Zihua. There are loads of shops and stalls with bountiful fruit flowing from the bins. The colors of bananas, tomatoes and papayas capture our eyes as we hurry past. We … Read more

Vegan Travelers: Eat Seasonally & Save Money

scene in portugal / island of madeira / funchal / mercado dos lavradores

    Eating seasonally will empower you as a vegan traveler. What does it mean to eat seasonally? Well, eating seasonally means that you eat whatever the local area is producing. If you’re in Hawaii you’d eat more apple bananas (a different banana cultivar) and papayas, indulge in figs and hazelnuts in Turkey, and rice … Read more