Leafy Souls' Vegan Blog

Welcome to our blog! Here you'll find valuable information that will make your vegan journey a lot easier!

Food Garden: Carrots

Food Garden: Carrots

by Olympias Moran October 18, 2019

Carrots are packed full of healthy vitamins and minerals, including beta-carotene, an antioxidant that produces Vitamin A and is linked to improved lung health, cognitive ability, and can help to reduce macular degeneration, an age-related disease that causes a loss of vision. So, carrots really are an amazing vegetable that gives you a healthy boost for a vegan diet!
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Food Garden: Herbs

Food Garden: Herbs

by Olympias Moran October 17, 2019

Adding pops of flavour to your food is all about using fresh herbs. And what better way to add fresh flavour to dishes (and save money) than with your own herb garden?
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Food Garden: Potatoes

Food Garden: Potatoes

by Olympias Moran October 16, 2019

Potatoes are one of the most satisfying vegetables to grow. They are a filling vegetable and can be used as a side dish at any time.
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Food Garden: Garlic

Food Garden: Garlic

by Olympias Moran October 15, 2019

Garlic isn’t hard to grow. Growing garlic plants is almost ridiculously easy. It has a few important requirements that are easily met: decent soil, adequate moisture, and, of course, planting and harvesting at the right time.
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FOOD GARDEN: ONIONS

Food Garden: Onions

by Olympias Moran October 14, 2019

Onions are a must-grow vegetable. To start, onions are very easy to grow and, properly prepared, bulbs will store reliably for up to six months.
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Vegan Cheese Tips

Vegan Cheese Tips

by Olympias Moran October 06, 2019

In western cultures, one of the hardest foods to transition away from is cheese. Those who are vegan by choice love cheese and it usually takes them a while before they can remove it from their diets.
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Veganism in 2019

Veganism in 2019

by Olympias Moran October 05, 2019

According to the economist, for the past half-century, veganism has been a minority within a minority. In America in 2015, according to one survey, 3.4% of the population were vegetarian and just 0.4% were vegan.
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Rome: Vegan Food Brands

Rome: Vegan Food Brands

by Olympias Moran October 04, 2019

This is the first and only vegan grocery store, yep entirely vegan, in all of Italy. The place has a lovely selection of sweet and savory snacks, all types of meat substitutes, breakfast foods, non-dairy cheese,
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AMSTERDAM: VEGAN FOOD BRANDS

Amsterdam: Vegan Food Brands

by Olympias Moran October 03, 2019

Amsterdam has a few grocery stores that come to mind when one considers shopping in this innovative city. Although veganism is still growing in this country, there are a few brands of food that are vegan
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Top 3 YouTube Vegan Cooking Shows

Top 3 YouTube Vegan Cooking Shows

by Olympias Moran September 24, 2019

What the world needs now is an abundance of vegan cooking shows on YouTube. It’s amazing how much you can learn and how easily you can transition to veganism with the right sources of information, ingredients and tools.
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Round Tapestry

Round Tapestry

by Olympias Moran September 17, 2019

If you’re as drawn to handwoven textiles as I am, this project is for you! I was inspired to make this after working on some round, woven wall hangings because I wanted to translate the round design into something both decorative and functional.
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Top 10 Athletes You Didn't Know Were Vegan

Top 10 Athletes You Didn't Know Were Vegan

by Olympias Moran September 16, 2019

A vegan or vegetarian diet, which prioritizes grains, fruits, vegetables and legumes, provides a high carbohydrate content in balance with the protein and fat that the body needs to train and compete even at high levels of sports demand. Meet with us 10 athletes that you didn't know were vegan.
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What Makes Luxury Bag Special?

What Makes Luxury Bag Special?

by Olympias Moran September 15, 2019

Men have watches and cars - women have handbags. For fashion fiends everywhere the brand name handbag is the status equivalent of a Rolex timepiece or the Italian Ferrari.
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top ten vegan myths debunked!

Top Ten Vegan Myths Debunked!

by Olympias Moran September 13, 2019

A whole food plant-based diet is the healthiest diet out there that can not only help you reach optimal health and your ideal weight, but also reverse diseases. Even if you're not interested in going vegan, it's always great to hear the truth about one of the fastest-growing diets on the planet.
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vegans vs. vegetarians

Vegans vs. Vegetarians

by Olympias Moran September 12, 2019

Humans have a range of diets that they believe suits them and the variety just keeps increasing. A lot of people are getting tired of hearing about all these different diets; however, the two that seems to confuse people the most are vegetarians and vegans.
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VEGANISM BENEFITS

Veganism Benefits

by Olympias Moran September 11, 2019 3 Comments

Not long ago, telling people you were vegan would’ve elicited a unilaterally hostile response. There would’ve been gasps and sighs and maybe even condolences offered, as you mourned the death of your bordering-on-obsessive halloumi habit.
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Veganism: myths and facts

Veganism: Myths and Facts

by Olympias Moran September 10, 2019

In a world where meat-eating is the norm and not the exception, there are vegan myths and misconceptions that abound regarding the vegan choices that we elect to make. From answering supposedly hilarious questions such as “Do you live on apples and twigs?
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VIETNAMESE: VEGAN MEALS

Vietnamese: Vegan Meals

by Olympias Moran September 09, 2019

Vietnamese food is distinct and unforgettable. The cuisine relies on a balance of salty, sweet, sour and hot flavours, achieved through the use of nuoc mam, a fermented fish sauce, cane sugar, the juice of citrus fruit or tamarind and chili peppers.
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ORGANIC HEMP: VEGAN FABRICS

Organic Hemp: Vegan Fabrics

by Olympias Moran September 08, 2019

Hemp has been used for clothing for centuries. In fact, it’s been reported that until the 1920’s, hemp provided textiles for 80% of all clothing.
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Organic Cotton: Vegan Fabrics

Organic Cotton: Vegan Fabrics

by Olympias Moran September 07, 2019

Cotton is the vegan fiber of the world, and we have talked about its benefits and ecological advantages plenty of times before. If you wear organic cotton clothes or sport an entire collection of organic cotton tote bags,
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JAPANESE: VEGAN MEALS

Japanese: Vegan Meals

by Olympias Moran September 06, 2019

Nowadays, ramen noodles are a staple in Japanese cuisine, from a quick lunch to casual dinners. Ramen can be changed in flavour by adding different vegetable toppings so you will never get bored of eating it.
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Italy: best vegan retail

Italy: Best Vegan Retail

by Olympias Moran September 05, 2019

Italy is the country for fashion. And if you start to see vegan retail stores opening up in Rome, then you know the market is changing. Here are two retail stores that are making their mark in the city
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Ireland: Best Vegan Retail

Ireland: Best Vegan Retail

by Olympias Moran September 04, 2019

Ireland is a little behind countries in Europe in terms of going vegan, but this is changing. The island that has lived so much of animal products is slowly moving towards veganism.
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HISTORY OF TAPESTRIES

History Of Tapestries

by Olympias Moran September 03, 2019

Tapestry is one of the oldest forms of woven textiles. The word tapestry is defined as 'a thick textile fabric in which coloured weft threads are woven (originally by hand) into fixed warp threads to form pictures or designs.
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FRANCE: BEST VEGAN RETAIL

France: Best Vegan Retail

by Olympias Moran September 02, 2019

According to a recent study published by the French research institute Xerfi, the vegetarian and vegan market in France grew by 24% last year. The study showed that retail and supermarket chains had a total turnover of 380 million euros in this segment.
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Ethiopia: Vegan Meals

Ethiopia: Vegan Meals

by Olympias Moran September 01, 2019

From tangy flatbreads to thick curries and refreshing salads, Ethiopian food is one of the most flavorful cuisines on the planet. By using our quick guide to this African delicacy, you’ll be introduced to a new culinary world without having to travel halfway across the globe.

 

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Cork: vegan fabrics

Cork: Vegan Fabrics

by Olympias Moran August 31, 2019

Sustainability has been a hot topic for a good few years now and designers are increasingly looking for materials that have a lesser impact on the environment. Materials that are recycled, recyclable, or come from renewable sources are gaining in popularity and really starting to make their mark in design and architecture.
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best vegan shoes

Best Vegan Shoes

by Olympias Moran August 30, 2019

Be it in the name of the environment, fears about animal cruelty, health reasons or a mix of all three, more and more people are eliminating animal products from their diet and lifestyle.
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best vegan handbags

Best Vegan Handbags

by Olympias Moran August 29, 2019

For centuries, leather bags have dominated in our the fashion world. But no longer —vegan leather is in, and it’s here to stay. While leather requires the skin of animals, faux and vegan leather offer alternatives that keep us looking good and doing good.
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Amsterdam: best vegan retail

Amsterdam: Best Vegan Retail

by Olympias Moran August 28, 2019

Amsterdam is like a fairy tale city- cobblestone streets, bridges that arch over the gentle canals bustling with a never ending stream of passenger boats, and row upon rows of canal houses, straight out of Hans Christian Andersen’s imagination.
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10 Non-Cook Vegan Meals

10 No-Cook Vegan Meals

by Olympias Moran August 27, 2019

According to raw veganism, there are edibles that are not appealing to human tastes in their natural state. For example, raw and not sprouted cereal would not be adequate for optimal well-being.
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Paris: best vegan restaurant

Paris: Best Vegan Restaurants

by Olympias Moran August 26, 2019

France is known for its cuisine. French cuisine sounds fancy, conjuring up images of anniversary date nights, expense-account feasts, and once-in-a-lifetime trips to Paris. But with the right ingredients, techniques, and dining mentality, you can create amazing French meals on an average weeknight in your very own kitchen.
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are all vegans alike?

Are All Vegans Alike?

by Olympias Moran August 25, 2019

Vegan can be taboo in some contexts. Conversations about it often create conflict and contort meanings. A lot of people argue about what veganism is when it isn’t really that important. 
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Acceptance of veganism

Acceptance of Veganism

by Olympias Moran August 24, 2019

Veganism is growing. The more news the world sees how we are destroying the planet and the solutions that need to be implemented, the more the world is turning vegan. There are your die-hard environmentalists who easily turned to veganism once given a good reason,
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HOW TO BECOME A VEGAN

How To Become a Vegan?

by Olympias Moran August 24, 2019

When you go vegan, you change so much of your consumer lifestyle. You have to save up your money and wait to find that perfect item or bit of food that you can’t live without - hopefully manufactured animal and eco-friendly. 
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EVERYTHING ABOUT BACKPACK COMPARTMENTS

Everything About Backpack Compartments

by Olympias Moran August 22, 2019

If you’re just thinking about getting into backpacks, chances are you are overwhelmed with the choices. And if you don’t know anything about backpacks, it can be really hard to choose the right one for your needs.
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Making Gift Bags from Newspaper

Making Gift Bags from Newspaper

by Olympias Moran August 21, 2019

When you bought at a store recently, the clerk may have handed you purchase in a bag made from newspaper. Today's DIY recycled newspaper project: gift bags. You can vary the dimensions, of course,
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Completely Transform Your Place

How to Completely Transform Your Place?

by Olympias Moran August 20, 2019

Every once in a while, we all feel the need for a change in our homes but we don’t feel like spending too much money so we search for more affordable solutions. For example, we start moving the furniture around to change the ambiance or we hang a new picture on the wall.
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How To Crochet A Tote Bag?

How To Crochet A Tote Bag?

by Olympias Moran August 19, 2019

Crochet bags can be as small as a simple clutch for carrying your essentials or as large as a tote bag to carry your groceries. Totes are a great place to start due to their simple structure.
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VEGAN SWIMWEAR

Vegan Swimwear

by Olympias Moran August 13, 2019

Buying bathing gear that is made from recycled plastics was once a good idea. But then microplastics came to our awareness. Recycled plastic in the water is no longer a viable option for those who want to be eco-friendly. 
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Anti Fur Industry

Anti Fur Industry

by Olympias Moran August 12, 2019 1 Comment

The fur industry has long been a byword for cruelty, killing millions of animals a year in horrific ways in order to profit from their skins. Row upon row of cages stacked on top of each other in foul-smelling sheds
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Vegan Fashion Blogs-Leafy Souls Vegan Blog Post

Vegan Fashion Blogs

by Olympias Moran August 11, 2019

What better way to source out your vegan-friendly fashion than from bloggers who live and breathe the topic. These influences do the research and suggest different brands to buy from.
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BEST VEGAN FOOD IN AMSTERDAM-Leafy Souls Vegan Blog Post

BEST VEGAN FOOD IN AMSTERDAM

by Olympias Moran August 10, 2019

Being vegan in Amsterdam is a delight. There are so many places that offer vegan cuisine, at a friendly price and is ridiculously tasty. Amsterdam itself is not cheap. At a minimum, people will pay around 10 euros for a main dish.
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Best Sources of Calcium For Vegans

Best Sources of Calcium For Vegans

by Olympias Moran August 09, 2019

Calcium is so important for our body. It is our source for strong bones and generally sources through cow’s milk. But luckily, there are so many other ways we can get this imperative vitamin into our bodies.
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A VEGAN WORLD-Leafy Souls Vegan Blog Post

A VEGAN WORLD

by Olympias Moran August 08, 2019

What if one day everybody on earth pulled their forks away from their steaks and turned vegan? Whether for the sake of a healthier lifestyle or alleviate animals from suffering or to fight global warming, everyone has found their own reason to say no to a juicy burger, a fluffy omelette or a cheesy pizza.
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Top 9 Vegan Protein Sources-Leafy Souls Vegan Blog Post

Top 9 Vegan Protein Sources

by Olympias Moran August 06, 2019

Proteins are the building blocks of body tissue and even give the body the energy it needs to grow and develop properly. When protein is digested, it breaks down into amino acids.
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Veganism: Keep a Healthy Weight-Leafy Souls Vegan Blog Post

Veganism: Keep a Healthy Weight

by Olympias Moran August 05, 2019

Are you trying to keep a healthy weight? There are many things that help weight maintenance besides a fad diet and exercising once in a while. It needs proper planning and a lot of determination.
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Is Veganism Safe For Babies?-Leafy Souls Vegan Blog Post

Is Veganism Safe For Babies?

by Olympias Moran July 25, 2019

The British Dietetic Association sees veganism as being suitable for all ages, yet experts are still in debate as to whether or not veganism is suitable when raising a child. 
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5 Types of Vegans-Leafy Souls Vegan Blog Post

5 Types of Vegans

by Olympias Moran July 24, 2019 5 Comments

As the growing number of vegans increases, varieties of veganism have started to appear. There are strict vegans who can go all the way while others do their best to be as conscientious as possible knowing that it is difficult.
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Sardinian Vegan Recipe-Leafy Souls Vegan Blog Post

Sardinian Vegan Recipe

by Olympias Moran July 23, 2019

Sardinian food is delicious. A blue zone in the Mediterranean, these islanders eat locally-produced food that is full of flavour. A lot more known for meat-based dishes, there are however a few gems that vegans can add to their recipe collection.
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Sizing Guide

In this guide you can see the detailed sizing charts to all our products

Unisex Tshirts

S M L XL 2XL 3XL 4XL 5XL
Width, in 19 21 23 25 27 29 31 33
Length, in 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36
Sleeve length, in 8 8 9 9 10 10 11 11

 

S M L XL 2XL 3XL 4XL 5XL
Width, cm 47 52.1 57.2 62.2 67.3 72.4 77.5 82.6
Length, cm 72.4 74.9 77.5 80 82.6 85.1 87.6 90.2
Sleeve length, cm 18.4 19.7 20.9 22.2 23.5 24.8 26 27.3

 

Women's Tees:

S M L XL 2XL
Width, in 17 18 19 20 22
Length, in 26 26 27 28 28
Sleeve length, in 7 8 8 8 8

 

 

S M L XL 2XL
Width, cm 41.2 43.8 46.3 50.2 54
Length, cm 64.4 66 67.6 69.2 70.8
Sleeve length, cm 17.3 17.9 18.5 19.1 19.7

 

Hoodies:

  

S M L XL 2XL 3XL 4XL 5XL
Sleeve length, in 25 25 25 25 25 25 27 27
Length, in 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34
Width, in 20 23 24 26 28 30 33 34

 

S M L XL 2XL 3XL 4XL 5XL
Sleeve length, cm 62.9 62.9 62.9 62.9 62.9 62.9 67.9 67.9
Length, cm 68.5 71.1 73.6 76.2 78.7 81.2 83.8 86.3
Width, cm 50.8 55.9 60.9 66 71.1 76.2 81.3 86.3