Tell us a little bit about your niche topic.
My niche topic is veganism. For me, being vegan is about making a choice to live a lifestyle that honors animal welfare, the environment and planet, my body and what it wants, and my nutrition. It’s something I care deeply about and that I love learning about.
Tell us about the moment you fell in love with your topic. Was it an immediate thing or did it happen over time?
I fell in love with nutrition and eating the way my body wanted. It started out with me eliminating meat, but still eating fish, dairy and eggs. I later stopped eating fish and then dairy and eggs a while after that. I’m now a vegan (no animal products at all), but it’s still a process for me. Sometimes I’m a lacto-ovo vegetarian in terms of diet (but don’t use animal products in my personal or household contexts) and sometimes I’m vegan. I’m passionate about a vegan diet and lifestyle, however, and I’m moving more and more in the direction of living as a vegan 100% of the time in all ways to the best of my ability.
Who had the most influence in your life?
Various people have impacted me in the area of nutrition. A past friend and business associate was the first one to really affect me. Kris Carr is someone who has had the greatest influence, I’d say. She wrote the Crazy Sexy books (Crazy Sexy Diet, Crazy Sexy Kitchen). There have been others as well.
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Here’s a couple of her tasty lenses:
And if you’re vegan too, be sure to stop by her Review Vegan Cookbooks to find, or review, a great cookbook.