Veg friends, let me start by saying simply this: my relationship with Costco is, well, fairly unique. Perhaps in part due to my bargain hunting drive and my keen interest in vegan finds, I have pledged allegiance and unrequited love to this big box store.
Can’t get enough of Detroit’s Eastern Market? Don’t worry, neither can we! We are back at Detroit’s premiere market to explore its veritable cornucopia of vegan eats. And let me tell you, we can’t wait to showcase even more vegan eats.
Thanks in part to its proximity to the educational behemoth, Lansing is home to an amazing diversity of cuisine and culture. Diners will be delighted to not only find greasy American favorites, but also a variety of cuisines from Turkish to Jamaican along with a focus on farm-to-table.
Grab a quarter, a few recyclable grocery bags, and your appetite… we are heading out for some vegan shopping at Aldi!
Michigan is one of the lucky states where you’re able to enjoy the kaleidoscope of color, bundled up with a warm cup of cider. But, where should you go to see this vibrant display? Here are the best places for fall colors in Michigan.
Not much beats the beauty of a Michigan summer or the bounty of a farmers market during said summertime. August is prime time for such a market, as much of Michigan’s succulent produce is at its peak.
Apples, cherries, and raspberries, oh my! Michigan is ripe with an abundance of beautiful fruits and delicious veggies throughout the summer and fall. In fact, picking mounds of plump, juicy berries is a great activity for the whole family to enjoy! If you have ever wondered where to go and when then this Michigan u-pick guide has you covered!
For those of you who love the wild wilderness, the UP is where you need to be, whether or not you plan to camp. Now you just need to figure out where you’re going to eat, and I’ve got you covered. For your next adventure to Michigan’s Upper Peninsula use this guide to find great vegan food options to fuel all your adventures throughout the UP.
Meijer “Thrifty Acres”, you’ve come a long way.
Yes, Michigan-based Meijer was named “Meijer Thrifty Acres” for decades (we are talking pre-Tofurky time!) and is credited by some as pioneering the supermarket concept. It is now a multi-billion dollar hypermarket chain, still privately held by the Michigan-based family.
Michigan’s hot summer days have arrived in all of their sunny glory, and what’s more soothing on a sweltering day than a sweet frosty treat?
Nowadays we can find an almost endless variety of vegan options in grocery stores, but it’s really easy – and so much fun – to watch the magic happen right in your own kitchen! Plus the best part is that you get to be in complete control of every single ingredient.
Dr. Jamie is back with some tips on how to stay healthy this summer! Here are some recommendations to keep our health in check while we are busy making the most of our beautiful Michigan weather.
Michigan has finally woken from its deep winter slumber. Welcoming lush fields of colorful blooms with the fresh scents of calming lavender and lilac that dance through the air to delight the senses. Spring and summer are the best times to see Michigan awash with color and life. While you’re planning road trips throughout Michigan over the next few months, make sure you pencil in stops to these beautiful farm fields and gardens!
There will be a great opportunity in the next few years to end one of the cruelest practices taking place within animal agriculture. Each year between 4-6 billion newborn chicks are killed by the egg industry worldwide, 300 million per year in the United States.
While most of the vegan accolades are given to the metro Detroit area there are a few other towns south (and slightly west) of the city that deserve some recognition. This is a great vegan guide if you’re staying in Kalamazoo, Battle Creek, or passing through a few smaller towns in the state. Wherever your adventures take you, I hope this vegan guide helps you find great vegan food along your way.
Watch Chef Andrea Young, founder of Sweet Vegan Chocolates, demo of her decadent Strawberry Sensation Chocolates. Make some for yourself!
As you probably know by now, I love finding simple and convenient ways to live as healthy as possible. Life can surely get in the way of practicing self-care, sometimes, so it’s up to us to find and keep the motivation to make our health a priority.
If you live in Michigan, you have probably visited Kroger a time or two. With some 120+ locations across Michigan, Kroger stores can be found in suburban and metro areas, alike. Good thing because plant-based shopping is super easy at Kroger!
Like many Michiganders, going up north evokes some of my fondest memories. The shimmering blue waters of Grand Traverse Bay, the sweeping green landscapes, and the sweet taste of fresh cherries are unforgettable. The trip provides the opportunity to unplug and truly get away without even leaving the state.
Would you be surprised if I told you that this national market, known best for its Mandarin Orange Chicken frozen entrée, is actually a mecca of vegan delights? Indeed, if you’ve never ventured into one of Michigan’s eight locations, it may be time to pencil it in.
Hi friends! Luna and Nate here from the Cooking Up Vegan food blog. We’re excited to work with VegMichigan and give you this exclusive new recipe! Say hello to your new favorite comfort food, White Bean Mac and Cheese Casserole. This gooey, cheesy, creamy, protein-packed, dairy-free version will leave you so happy and wanting more.
With the start of March also brings Women’s History Month! In acknowledgement of the many exceptional women who have changed the course of history for the better through their intellect, innovation, bravery, and compassion, this is a good month to discuss some information about optimizing women’s health. In this month’s article, I will discuss several of the most common conditions affecting women today, the recommended guidelines for screening for these conditions, and my own recommendations about how we can help prevent these conditions.
Metro Detroit is full of an overwhelming diversity of food, especially vegan food. In metro Detroit there are three cities that really stand out for their culinary endeavors – Ann Arbor, Dearborn and Detroit. This guide will explore great vegan food in each city as well as a few things to do in between meals. The hardest part is deciding where you’re going to eat first.
The west side of the state is full of enchanting small towns lined with charming shops and fresh produce stands with a lovely feeling in the air to slow down and enjoy the views of Lake Michigan. Over the last few years, it has also become increasingly easier for vegans to not only enjoy West Michigan’s beautiful environment but also, the food.
Whenever things get busier in my world, it takes a little extra effort to maintain a healthy diet. I’m sure it’s the same for most of you, as well. It can be challenging to eat healthy plant-based when our schedules fill up and we spend less time at home, but there are ways to make it work. For this month, I thought I would share what I try to do to simplify a relatively healthy, plant-based diet on a busy schedule.
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