“What is Nooch?” And Other Un/Common Vegan Ingredients

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Whether you’re new to veganism or just beginning to get into cooking at home, there may be some ingredients you come across that you’ve never heard of. That’s okay! Here’s a quick guide explaining some of these new foods so that you can start experimenting in the kitchen. Nutritional Yeast When you first delved into vegan cooking, this was probably …

8 Products For The Perfect Vegan Summer Cookout

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Summer is quickly approaching and we all know that one of the best parts of enjoying the warm weather is the FOOD. Luckily, eating vegan doesn’t mean you have to go without your summer favorites. Here are a few substitutes (with all the flavor and none of the animal cruelty!) to get you started at your next beach party or …

Pasta Primavera with Lemon Garlic Jackfruit

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Pasta is a perfect dish on days when you don’t know what to cook. This simple one pot dish is a perfect meal on a busy weeknight. Colorful veggies and flavorful jackfruit come together to make a zesty dish that will satisfy all your family and friends. Pasta Primavera with Lemon Garlic Jackfruit 1 package Lemon-Garlic Jackfruit from The Jackfruit …

Traveling Vegan: New Book Has Everything You Need to Know

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Are you traveling vegan and wondering where to eat? What to eat? How to order? It’s easier than ever, with plant-based options sprouting up around the world. But a new book, The Essential Vegan Travel Guide by Caitlin Galer-Unti promises to make it even easier with all the info you need for a successful vegan voyage. In Galer-Unti’s words: “No matter …

Your Guide to the Ultimate Vegan Easter Basket

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There’s nothing like waking up on Easter morning to the sight of a jam-packed basket, piled high with all of your favorite colorful, sugary treats — brought to you by none other than the big bunny herself. Unfortunately many Easter treats include not-so-nice animal-based ingredients — milk, gelatin, egg, et al. Luckily, there are basketfuls of other Easter candies just as …

Quotes from Vegan Celebs That’ll Inspire You to Stop Eating Animals

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Need a little vegan inspiration? You’ll be in some amazing company if you choose plants for your plate. Not only are major health organizations like Kaiser Permanente and the American Dietetic Association lauding the benefits of eating plants — but tons of celebrities and influencers are living the vegan life. Compassionate celebrities are joining the fun for VegWeek 2017. See how Mya, …

5 Books that Will Help You Turn a New Page for Animals

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It’s 2017, and if one of your resolutions is to make the world a better place, helping animals is an amazing place to start. Should you need a little guidance as you embark on your animal advocacy efforts, there’s an array of awesome books out there that can give you the information and inspiration you need to make a difference for …