Am I Still Vegan?

According to the Vegan Society, “Veganism is a way of living which seeks to exclude, as far as is possible and practicable, all forms of exploitation of, and cruelty to, animals for food, clothing or any other purpose.” I went vegan at the beginning of 2016. My reason for doing so was plain old curiosity…

Day 16: The 5 Best Things About Being Vegan

Today I’m coming at you with some propaganda to make you go vegan. I’m only joking, this isn’t propaganda. This is actually the truth and it’s the 5 amazing things I’ve experienced as a vegan. No lie, no bullshit, just raw honesty. 1. Weight melts off The second you become vegan, you lose weight. It…

Day 14: Q&A

I went on my social media (mainly Instagram. Follow me @zoaawoaaw and @saltedbutter_theblog if you missed out on asking questions and you really want answers) and asked my followers to please ask me any questions they would like to be answered and they did. You asked some great questions and now I’m going to answer them….

Day 6: Honesty

Remember when I told you about how difficult it was going to be to “blog about anything” for 30 days? If you don’t remember, I wrote about it on day 1 of the blogging challenge. Well, today is one of those days where I really don’t know what to talk about. It’s only day 6 and…

Day 3: Why I Cut My Hair

I recently cut my hair. Short. Like a boy. A fvck boy to be honest, but no matter. To many, it came as a shock which is understandable because I never expressed to people how badly I’ve wanted to cut my hair since 2014. Yes, 2014. I’ve wanted my hair short since I was 16….

Day 2: 20 Facts About Me

If I’m to challenge myself this month and expose my insides to the world, I figured it would be a good thing to know a few things about the girl behind, Salted Butter.   My name is Zoa Onke Amalia Wustrow. I’m a wonderful cocktail of a bunch of different races and tribes. I’m Xhosa,…

My Life After The Vegan Experiment

In an effort to understand why people read my blog I went through some of my most popular blog posts of 2016 and the top two posts of the year were about the vegan experiment I decided to undertake last year. This came as no surprise because 90% of the posts I wrote last year…

I Was Vegan For a Year and This Is What Happened

On the 25th of January 2016 I did something that would change my life forever. I became vegan. This decision was not based off some moral or profound inclination to save the animals. Nor was it to be more environmentally friendly. It was not even a choice I made because I wanted to be healthier….

Months 10, 11 and a Merry Christmas

It’s Christmas Day. Merry Christmas! I will be honest with you, for a long time I was not in the mood for Christmas. The idea of Christmas in 2016 never really dawned on me until yesterday, Christmas Eve. That can be blamed on one thing and one thing only; my jaw operation. You see, I…

9 Months in

The month I give birth to a vegetable baby. I’ve been vegan for the length of a human pregnancy. This feels like a milestone although, in the grander scheme of things, 9 months is nothing. Once again, I feel like I’ve been doing this forever while also being consciously aware of the fact that it’s…