PP#48: Kim-Julie – How to be a practical vegan

KIM THUMB

You either remember a time when “going vegan” seemed impossible, or you are of that mindset right now. Even when I was a five year vegetarian before going vegan, I thought vegans were from another planet. It was something I thought I could never identify with…and now look at me, I am a vegan activist! Kim shares a similar story.

Growing up moving and traveling around the world, Kim fell ill to a variety of health issues that also led her to an uncomfortable weight and bad relationship with food. After learning about animal agriculture during a school assignment, Kim found herself in a moral pickle of believing in the ethical framework of practicing a vegan lifestyle, but with no clue how to put it into practice. She studied, read, watched videos, and over the years figured out the version of the vegan diet that worked for her best.

Kim decided she wanted to help others overcome the obstacles she faced while transitioning to a vegan diet, so she started on social media. In 2013 she started her instagram account @brusselsvegan, which features beautifully designed fruit mandalas and other portraits of her culinary masterpieces. Kim also started the instagram account @bestofvegan, which in under a year has over 200k followers! BestOfVegan features other vegan instagramers amazingly decadent recipes showing how pleasurable a vegan diet can be. As a yogi, Kim also runs the account @bestofasana.

Kim is also an author with her two books The Practical Vegan, and Simply Delicious (31 plant-based smoothie recipes)Kim writes about food, lifestyle, and travel on her blog, www.brusselsvegan.com.

Connect with Kim:

Instagram:

@brusselsvegan

@bestofvegan

@bestofasana

Blog:

Brusselsvegan.com

Books:

The Practical Vegan

Simply Delicious

 

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