I have an unnatural love for Asian flavours. Deep in my soul there is a little dish of soy sauce, with a side of grated ginger and a pile of chewy peanutty noodles. So when we decided to go all in on this plant based lifestyle, I said a tearful farewell to cheap, fast, delicious…Read More
I will freely admit that in this transition to plant based everything, cheese is the hardest to give up. Not only for me (a rational adult) but for my kids (irrational cheese lovers). The Cultured Nut’s Captain Pepper Jack cheese may just convert my tiny titans over to the good side. It’s creamy, tangy, squishy…Read More
We have 3 kids, they each have 3 schedules, my husband has a demanding job, and I’m a part time student. Oh, and we’re trying to figure out this whole plant based/cruelty free life thing. We’re busy. Which means that meal planning and grocery shopping can often be some of the first things that get…Read More
Bright and tangy, savory and satisfying! Pulled ‘pork’ sliders tonight, with home made slaw and Uptons Naturals jackfruit instead of pork! So easy, and honestly so tasty! I served these with a side of roasted home fries (for the adults), and tortilla chips and guac (for the kiddos). The goal is to cook nourishing, cruelty free…Read More
Hi there, and thanks for stopping by!
My name is Melissa, and I’m the voice behind Attempting Animal Free. I’m mama to three awesome kids, and wife to one incredible man. This blog will be a space where I can document our exploration into living a plant based life. Why plant based? There are so many reasons really, and we’ll explore those as we go. But to make a long story short it comes down to wanting to live our lives with eyes (and hearts) wide open, full of compassion and awareness and intention behind our choices. We only get one chance at this life, might as well go all out.