Crunchy Vegan is a companion for your journey to discover yourself through veganism.
Blazing the Trail
Crunchy Vegan offers real value by capturing the latest news, knowledge, products, and experiences that make vegan living both easy and enjoyable. As a collective of inspired movers and shakers, Crunchy Vegan envisions a world without suffering or exploitation—and we’re forging the path ahead.
Without Compromise or Sacrifice
Yet, there’s no need to sacrifice who we are or what we love when embarking on a path toward veganism. Through veganism, people are unearthing their most authentic selves, honing their ethics, and living compassionately. As we cultivate kindness and tread gently on this Earth, we continue to radiate the vibrant individuality within us all.
Author Years Vegan
Years and counting
This spring, I'm exploring new spaces where I can continue to teach aerial classes. For an ongoing schedule of classes, refer to my dedicated aerial page on this site. So join me 6:30 to 7:30 on March 3rd for a trial class in Catonsville [5621 Old Frederick Road...read more
Often, in the vegan community, we introduce ourselves with the qualifier: " I'm vegan for..." I'm vegan for the animals. I'm vegan for the planet. I'm vegan for the food. I'm vegan for my health. Certainly, we sometimes use whatever someone claims as their motivation...read more
My life completely changed a few years ago after I first experienced the energy radiating from one fierce woman and her innovative endeavor. To tell more about her and her work first requires that I share a bit about the impact she has had in my life. I always...read more
Today marks one year of living debt free. At 31 years old, I'd say this might be one of my proudest accomplishments. Unfortunately, few other millennials are in this boat with me. In fact, 81% of millennials live with debt—with an average price tag of $67,000! So how...read more
Well it's been a minute, wouldn't you say? Aside from Crunchy Vegan's activity on Instagram, it's been a whole lot of silence over here. Without warning, I took a little hiatus. Let's Get Personal Typically, I don't include much about my personal life. But that's...read more
Feeling a little altruistic? Maybe you just got an end-of-the-year bonus and you're looking to pay it forward. Or maybe you're just trying to get in some last minute tax-deductable donations before the year's end! (No shame, you're still looking to give support and...read more
Think about it. How much food in your fridge or pantry at this very moment that's maybe past its prime? How much food waste fills your trash bin? What are you doing with your food scraps? Are you composting them? A new documentary has set out to look at food waste as...read more
I'm on a mission. My objective: try to be waste free. In every aspect of my life, I'd like to cut back on the waste I generate. And the first step is to understand the amount and type of waste I generate on a day-to-day basis. In order to do that, I conducted a 7-day...read more
My third year attending Natural Products Expo East is in the books, and it was my most enjoyable year yet. While I didn't spend much time discovering new products, I was able to check in with some of my favorite brands to answer the most important...read more
What would a virtual vegfest look like? We all know how wonderful vegan festivals are in person—but what if we took them online? Well, I have an idea... Starting a business ain't easy. Nor is it cheap. The creatives who launch their own business work hard...read more