About Me and My Vegan Journey

The Man Behind the Mission
Hey there, lovely people! I'm Adam Smith, the guy who started Raw Vegan Power. I'm 36, happily married to my incredible wife, Jessica, and a proud dad to our 5-year-old son, Parker. When I'm not whipping up some delicious vegan recipes, you'll likely find me at the gym, lifting weights, or planning our next family adventure.

The Genesis of My Vegan Journey
I wasn't born vegan. Far from it. I grew up in a meat-centric household where barbecues were a weekend ritual and a meal wasn't considered complete without some form of animal protein. But as I grew older and started to educate myself, I realized the ethical, environmental, and health implications of my dietary choices. That's when the seeds of veganism were sown. It was a gradual transition, filled with its fair share of challenges, but every step was a move towards a more compassionate lifestyle.

The Birth of Raw Vegan Power
Raw Vegan Power is not just another blog; it's a mission. A mission to debunk myths about veganism, to showcase the incredible variety and richness of vegan food, and to build a community of like-minded individuals. Whether you're a seasoned vegan, a curious vegetarian, or even an omnivore interested in plant-based meals, this is your safe space. Here, you'll find everything from in-depth articles answering questions like "Is X food vegan?" to some of my all-time favorite vegan recipes.

What Drives Me?
Family: My Pillar of Strength
My family is my world. Jessica, my wife, has been my unwavering support system. She's the one who encouraged me to turn my passion for veganism into something bigger—Raw Vegan Power. And Parker, oh boy! He's the joy of our lives. His innocent questions about food and animals were a significant catalyst in making me think deeply about the ethics of our food choices. I want to be a role model for him, to show that compassion and kindness can extend to all beings, not just humans.

Fitness: More than Just a Hobby
I'm a fitness enthusiast, or as my friends like to call me, a "gym junkie." But it's more than just a hobby; it's a lifestyle. I've heard all the myths— "You can't build muscle on a vegan diet," "Plants don't have enough protein," and so on. Well, I'm here to bust those myths. I've been living and breathing fitness on a plant-based diet, and I've never felt better. My energy levels are through the roof, and my recovery times have improved. I'll be sharing workout plans, nutritional tips, and supplement guides to help you achieve your fitness goals, vegan style!

Wanderlust: Exploring the World, One Vegan Dish at a Time
I'm a wanderer at heart. Every trip I take with my family is a new adventure, a chance to explore different cultures, and most importantly, different cuisines. From the vegan sushi in Japan to the plant-based pizzas in Italy, every journey is a culinary expedition. Traveling has not only broadened my horizons but also enriched Raw Vegan Power with diverse recipes and cooking techniques.

The Raw Vegan Power Philosophy
Simplicity and Accessibility
I'm a firm believer in the KISS principle—Keep It Simple, Silly! Vegan cooking doesn't have to be complicated or require exotic ingredients. Most of my recipes feature ingredients that are easily available at your local grocery store. I aim to make vegan cooking accessible, enjoyable, and utterly delicious.

Balance: The Middle Path
While the focus here is on raw vegan foods, I'm all about balance. Life is too short to miss out on vegan chocolate chip cookies or a hearty vegan shepherd's pie. It's about finding that equilibrium between raw foods and cooked meals, between health and indulgence.

Community: Together We Grow
The sense of community in the vegan world is unlike any other. It's a tapestry of diverse individuals united by a common thread—compassion. Through Raw Vegan Power, I aim to strengthen this community. Whether it's through recipe swaps, Q&A sessions, or community events, the goal is to make everyone feel welcome and empowered.

Let's Connect!
I'm all ears! If you have a question, a suggestion, or just want to say hi, don't hesitate. Reach out, and let's make this vegan journey together. And if you haven't already, do subscribe to our newsletter. It's packed with the latest updates, mouth-watering recipes, and a whole lot more.


Raw Vegan Power
2550 E Desert Inn Rd
Las Vegas, NV 89121

(702) 369-5921