Vegan for a Better World


Since going vegan a few years ago, I have been toying with the idea of writing a blog. The last few years I have been posting on Instagram under the name @greenveganista and realized I have more information to share than what fits on Instagram. Hence this blog is born. Being relatively new to veganism, I am very passionate about all things vegan and animal rights. Learning about the absolutely heartbreaking plight of the innocent animals and the sad state of our planet have led to an awakening within me. And being prone to research, I have immersed myself in all things vegan - animal rights, the environment, food, fashion, lifestyle, and more. My hope is to inspire people about the many ways veganism can create a better world, a non-violent world where we can save animal’s lives, save our beautiful planet and improve our own lives and health. ‘Vegan For A Better World’ is more than a tagline… is the truth!  We can all make a difference by adopting a whole foods, vegan diet and lifestyle. So I invite you to follow along as I share my insights and findings about living a vegan life. I will touch on all topics vegan from food to fashion and beauty, to health and wellness, to animal rights & ethics, simplicity and sustainability, to the environment and saving our precious planet. I hope you enjoy reading and discover for yourselves the magic of a vegan lifestyle.



    Vegan because over 100 billion farm animals are mercilessly slaughtered each year for the meat, dairy and fashion industries.


    Vegan because our planet is suffering. A huge contributor to greenhouse gas emissions and climate change is the animal agriculture business.


    Vegan because eating a whole foods, plant based diet makes sense if we want to live a healthy and happy life, free of disease.


About Green Veganista

Hi, I’m Jennifer Brennan, an LA-based vegan and animal rights advocate and the creator of Green Veganista. I was inspired to create this blog as a way to document my vegan journey and to connect with those interested in a healthy and compassionate, plant based lifestyle as well as those interested in animal rights and working towards a healthier, kinder planet. I truly believe the Future is Vegan, and I am passionate about giving a voice to the innocent, voiceless animals in this world as well as pursuing a healthier way of life.

My background is in business, fashion and market research, having created a couple of successful businesses as well as working in the corporate world. As I continue on this life path, I have found myself digging deeper into what my truth is and what truly inspires me. Since childhood, I have always had a great love and affinity for animals and the natural world. Helping those without a voice and fighting injustice have all deeply resonated within me and continue to do so. It was a few years ago that I began this vegan journey. And I believe it has brought me closer to my life’s purpose of being a voice for the voiceless, innocent animals. I am excited to share with you all that I have learned and am continuing to learn and uncover.

In my free time, I love getting outdoors, whether for a hike, a bike ride, yoga or just being in nature. And I enjoy participating in peaceful activism and spending time with family and friends (that includes my rescue dog, Cody). I also have an affinity for food and fashion! I love discovering and sharing new vegan restaurants, recipes, products, and stores. Veganism has opened a whole new, beautiful world to me. 

I hope you enjoy reading and welcome you to share your own thoughts and feedback.

Recent Posts

The Simplest Broccoli Soup

By Jennifer Brennan | March 20, 2020

The Simplest Broccoli Soup Broccoli is an amazing superfood, full of fiber and nutrients like vitamins C, K, iron and…

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Practicing Self Care in Uncertain Times

By Jennifer Brennan | April 1, 2020

Practicing Self Care in Uncertain Times  These are truly unprecedented and unsettling times, and my heart goes out to all…

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My Go-To Everyday Protein Smoothie

By Jennifer Brennan | April 8, 2020

My Go-To Everyday Protein Smoothie  I’m a big believer in smoothies and soups for packing in a lot of protein…

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Juicing for Wellness & Stress Relief

By Jennifer Brennan | April 27, 2020

Juicing for Wellness & Stress Relief Many of us are undoubtedly stressed and anxious right now – about the health…

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Veganized Waldorf Salad

By Jennifer Brennan | May 4, 2020

Veganized Waldorf Salad  If you’ve been overindulging while staying at home, like I have, you may be craving a really…

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Vegan Pantry Essentials to Stock Year Round

By Jennifer Brennan | May 21, 2020

Vegan Pantry Essentials to Stock Year Round If this pandemic has taught us anything, it’s that we need to be…

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Veganized Chickpea ‘Tuna Salad’

By Jennifer Brennan | May 28, 2020

Veganized Chickpea ‘Tuna Salad’   One of my favorite vegan sandwiches is a chickpea salad sandwich, loaded with lots of…

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‘Together We Can Make a Difference’ – Key Message at 2020 National Animal Rights Day Online Gathering

By Jennifer Brennan | June 24, 2020

‘Together We Can Make a Difference’ – Key Message at 2020 National Animal Rights Day Online Gathering This is my…

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Refreshing Quinoa & Black Bean Salad

By Jennifer Brennan | July 14, 2020

Refreshing Quinoa & Black Bean Salad  Quinoa is another one of my favorite go-to foods.  This whole grain is referred…

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The Best Vegan Mexican Chocolate Pie Recipe

By Jennifer Brennan | July 29, 2020

The Best Vegan Mexican Chocolate Pie Recipe I first tried this pie at a friend’s house pre-Covid.  It’s like a…

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10 Questions for a Vegan – Debi Chew

By Jennifer Brennan | August 21, 2020

10 Questions for a Vegan – Debi Chew Meet Debi Chew, a Registered Nurse who also promotes healthy, vegan food…

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Spiritual Awakenings & Veganism as a Spiritual Path

By Jennifer Brennan | September 21, 2020

Spiritual Awakenings & Veganism as a Spiritual Path “In the midst of darkness, light persists.” – Mahatma Gandhi I think…

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