about Pretty Brown Vegan
90 lbs into my weight-loss journey, I made the decision to transition to a vegan or plant-based diet. I was motivated by a number of things, but, my health and well-being was at the very top of that list. Day by day I have begun to filter out my prior faves such as meats and dairy; but, day by day I also open my eyes up to learning some new faves.
Pretty Brown Vegan is a space for new and/or transitioning vegans to learn fun and simple ways to enjoy vegan foods. No matter your age, race, shape, or size we can all transition to a healthier lifesyle.
Now that I am transitioning, I constantly search for vegan and gluten free recipes that will be great for my health but will also be delicious to eat. I want to make sure I don’t sacrifice my enjoyment of food for my health. As a curly haired brown girl raised on food filled with my grandmother's foot and soul, I love to try my hand at food that is visually appealing, and lip smacking good.
Shay, Creator of
Pretty Brown Vegan
Indianapolis based blogger, food photographer , vegan culinary artist