Keto Boba Smoothie Recipe

Boba made from scratch using agar agar powder Boba has been a favorite drink of mine for longer than I can remember. It all started when I lived in Boston. I used to pass by Asian restaurants that advertised bubble tea in their windows. When I finally went in and...

The Best Nuts to Buy

My friend recently asked me “how do I educate myself about the best nuts to buy?” because she was having trouble finding helpful information. Research is one of the my favorite things to do, so I compiled some of the resources I found on this topic. GOOD...

How to Support Small Businesses on Etsy

Stand With Small Now, more than ever, small businesses need our support. Join me in standing behind Etsy sellers and their one-of-a-kind items. By purchasing from them, you’re showing your support for small business owners who make amazing things. Together, let’s...

Revisiting Shame

About a year ago I started a vlog series on my new YouTube channel. Like the URL of this website, that channel named after me: Whitney Lauritsen. It’s been my aim to transition away from my avatar Eco-Vegan Gal to simply me. I feel like I’ve outgrown the...
The Most Thoughtful Holiday Gifts on Etsy

The Most Thoughtful Holiday Gifts on Etsy

Etsy GIFT GUIDE Perfect presents for people who appreciate unique items made from natural, plant-based materials and ingredients. Here are some of the season’s must-have handmade, vegan items for everyone on your list. Handcrafted Spice Blends Gift Box Beautifully...

A Guide to the Best Water Filters

My earliest memory of using a water filter is having a Brita on the kitchen countertop. This was around 2006. I think I also experimented with a Pur water purifier, perhaps because the design was appealing. Back then I didn’t know much about water filtration...