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Golden Oats | Vegan Backpacking Food

The flavorful mix of sweet cinnamon, spicy ginger, and turmeric makes golden milk one of my favorite morning beverages. So why not try pouring it into oatmeal? I did just that and “Golden Oats” where born! It took some experimenting to come up with a good spice to oat ratio, but I finally made a…

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How To Pack The Best Vegan Picnic

The perfect vegan picnic starts with a beautiful spot outside and some tasty finger food. It’s Spring where I live and I’ve been dying to spend time outside hiking and camping, but it’s too early to get out on most mountain trails right now. The next best thing? The local city park! I’m going to…

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DIY Vegan Wax Food Wraps

Reusable wax wraps are a great alternative to single use plastic wrap and plastic baggies, and you can store just about any food in them. Wax wraps are a great way to carry hiking snacks while backpacking or camping. The zero waste movement has made these wraps super popular, however most are made with beeswax,…

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Curry Roasted Chickpeas

Curry roasted chickpeas have been a long time favorite of mine and I always bring a bag of these with me when I’m backpacking, camping, or on a long road trip. The ginger, cayenne and lime zest give these a refreshing bite, while the garlic, coriander and curry come in for that earthy balance. The…

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5 Easy Homemade Vegan Hiking Snacks

When you’re day hiking or backpacking, it’s always nice to have some delicious snacks that will give you an extra boost. Traditional trail mix can get boring quick. That’s why I’ve rounded up some of my favorite vegan snack recipes that are perfect for packing with you on the trail. Vegan Trail Mix The secret…

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Your Guide to Vegan Sunscreen

Lately I’ve been diving into the world of vegan sunscreen to find the brands that seem to go above and beyond when it comes to quality and environmental friendliness. There are many “vegan” sunscreens out there, but are they also cruelty-free? Are they non-toxic to humans and marine life? Are they some, but not all…

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The Best Gifts For Vegans [2020]

Finding gifts for vegans isn’t always easy. It can be extremely time consuming to do the research and find gifts that do not contain animal products. Everything on our list is 100% vegan and cruelty-free! Our vegan gift guide is here to help you find unique gifts that the vegan in your life will love….

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The Best Vegan Winter Boots

Finding a quality pair of vegan winter boots can be tricky. There seems to be hidden leather features or strange animal-based glues in almost every pair of boots out there. However, there is a growing demand for vegan, cruelty-free winter boots these days, and many companies are now offering certified vegan products. I’ve found several…

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The Best Women’s Hiking Shorts 2020

We’ve all been there, searching for the perfect women’s hiking shorts for our adventure, and finding nothing but uninspiring colors and drab styles. We all have different tastes, but I’ve gathered a few styles that I personally love, and I think you will too! These styles go beyond the typical bland hiking shorts and give…

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The Best Vegan Deodorants (That Actually Work!)

Spending time indulging in nature can give us the freedom to ditch the make up, the hair products, and all the unnecessary grooming supplies we typically use on a daily basis. However, sometimes a good vegan deodorant can make a sweaty hike and enclosed spaces (like a tent) a bit more enjoyable… for everyone. Thankfully…