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Happy World Vegetarian Day From Ladybud

Happy World Vegetarian Day From Ladybud

October 1st is World Vegetarian Day! In order to drive attention for Vegetarian Awareness Month every October is kicked off with World Vegetarian Day. There are lots of reasons why vegetarianism or partial vegetarianism is a wise choice. It reduces an individual’s environmental impact significantly, provides possible health/weight loss benefits, and reduces expenses associated with […]

WTF is an Ethicatarian? My Post-Vegetarianism Diet

WTF is an Ethicatarian? My Post-Vegetarianism Diet

When I was fifteen, nearly sixteen, I gave up red meat. I had already gone nearly five years without eating pork (ever since dissecting fetal pigs in middle school Biology), and it seemed like the next logical step. My country parents, who put meat in salads, despaired (although I continued preparing meat in their meals […]

Review and Recipes: Tempt Hemp Milk by Living Harvest

Review and Recipes: Tempt Hemp Milk by Living Harvest

The cannabis plant is certainly getting a great deal of attention with legalization movements and legislation occurring in virtually every state in America and throughout the world. Aside from medicinal and recreational uses, industrial hemp is being used to create fibers, oil, seeds and food. Industrial hemp is the non-psychoactive portion of the cannabis sativa […]

RECIPES: 3 Deliciously Springy Asparagus Dishes

RECIPES: 3 Deliciously Springy Asparagus Dishes

Although it’s still snowy in some parts of the country, spring has decidedly sprung in other areas…Which means that asparagus is no longer ridiculously expensive. Whether or not you’re a vegetarian, these recipes are fantastic ways to take advantage of this super awesomely delicious veggie. A much-loved family recipe fondly known as “Summer Shit” is […]

LADY BUSINESS: Sweet Pea Café, Tallahassee

LADY BUSINESS: Sweet Pea Café, Tallahassee

Photos courtesy of Whitney Borkowski Ironically located next to a meat market, the quirky and quaint Sweet Pea Café is a local Tallahassee, FL favorite for mouth-watering vegan and vegetarian dining. Located on the edge of midtown, the café is frequently crowded with familiar faces and loyal regulars. Rachel Kaufmann, co-owner of and chef at Sweet […]

Juicing is Actually Kind of Cool

Juicing is Actually Kind of Cool

PHOTO: Bertholf, Creative Commons Juicing: for some it’s old news, but after years of urging by numerous friends, I’ve finally gotten into it myself. I’d been having some health issues, and I kept hearing the same thing: “It might be your diet”… “Change your eating habits”…and over, and Over, and OVER again, “Do you juice?” […]

REVIEW: Trader Joe’s Thai Vegetable Kao Soi

REVIEW: Trader Joe’s Thai Vegetable Kao Soi

PHOTO: Vegan in Vegas In our ongoing quest for delicious pre-made vegan meals, we’ve found another winner: Trader Joe’s Thai Vegetable Kao Soi. A perfect balance of broth, veggies, and noodles, this comfort-foodie soup is a slightly sweet, slightly spicy, and totally yummy concoction that’s the perfect choice for warming up a cold winter day. […]

REVIEW: Kashi Mayan Harvest Bake

REVIEW: Kashi Mayan Harvest Bake

Attention vegans, vegetarians, and seekers of delicious prepared foods: your friends at Ladybud have discovered something totally amazeballs. Mayan Harvest Bake by Kashi is the perfect balance of sweet and savory, available in a box at your local grocer’s frozen foods section. Yes, we agree that home-cooked meals are healthier than processed foods, but if […]

RECIPE: Winter Pear Salad with Creamy Hemp Vinaigrette

RECIPE: Winter Pear Salad with Creamy Hemp Vinaigrette

You can create an amazingly delicious salad dressing by simply combining hemp oil and balsamic vinegar. But if you’re looking for something a little fancier, check out this surprisingly easy recipe for a creamy hemp vinaigrette.  High in Omega-3 and essential fatty acids, this dressing will add a nutritious zing to any salad, and adds […]

REVIEW: Manitoba Harvest Organic Hemp Oil

REVIEW: Manitoba Harvest Organic Hemp Oil

No, this isn’t one of those hemp-based CBD oils that are such a hot topic right now; it’s just for eating, and it’s delicious. Manitoba Harvest is a Canadian company that played an instrumental role in legalizing industrial hemp in Canada. According to the company’s website, they are the world’s largest hemp food manufacturer, and […]