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Minimalist skincare

As a minimalist vegan, my skincare routine is very basic. I don’t wear make-up and I haven’t washed my face with anything other than water since 2014! Using water to my face is the mildest way to treat my skin. It’s also the cheapest since I’m not buying any skincare products and the easiest for…

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Tummy troubles and relief

I used to suffer from terrible stomach aches and cramps. Terrible is an understatement–the pain was similar to when I’d eat dairy in my pre-vegan days. I suffered from tummy troubles for years because I am lactose-intolerant. I never made the connection that dairy foods were the culprit, and surprisingly, neither did any of the…

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What I eat as a high carb low fat vegan

I describe myself as a high carb low fat (HCLF) vegan. I eat whole fruits and veggies and never add fat, oil, or salt to my food. High carb means I focus on eating as many carbohydrates as I care for, as carbs are our main source of energy. Low fat means I keep my…