You’ve certainly been there. In the middle of a hectic day made up of numerous errands and important meetings, it hits – a hunger pang. While someone who doesn’t subscribe to the vegan lifestyle may be able to simply grab a quick bite at a nearby coffee shop, for vegans it’s a whole other story.
Immediately following a physically challenging yoga class, easing into the final posture, known as savasana, can feel overwhelmingly relaxing. While savasana gives your body a chance to be still, an opportunity typically welcomed wholeheartedly after exercise, there are quite a few additional benefits to the position.
As a vegan, restaurant menus and lunch dates can be tricky to navigate. Although most vegans I know don’t complain, and can always find something on a menu that they can eat, variety is the spice of life, and vegans deserve it outside of their kitchens too!
Fortunately for vegans, most restaurants have at least a few menu selections that adhere to the lifestyle. There are some lovely establishments, however, that go above and beyond to provide nourishment for a variety of different diets.
While Magic Oven, a Toronto-based Pizza chain, offers pepperoni to satisfy its meat-eating customers, it also has a variety of delightful vegan-friendly options. For this reason alone, Magic Oven is one of the first places that pops into my head when a non-vegan friend proposes a lunch date.
In our modern society, we spend a lot of our time sitting. While our ancestors would have to travel by foot to arrive at whatever destination they were visiting, we have the luxury of being able to travel in speedy automobiles and on efficient public transit systems. Additionally, it doesn’t help that for many people, working stagnated at a desk all day is the norm.