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COK Interview with Vegan Artist Dana Ellyn

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Dana Ellyn’s talent shined through at a young age, though growing up, she was quiet and reserved – until about age 30. Looking at her extensive portfolio, it’s clear she found her voice. Her paintings have powerful stories to tell and opinions to profess. Her work can be more accurately described as colorful, creative critiques of social norms – questioning …

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Author Ruby Roth Shares a Message of Compassion with Kids

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Artist and author Ruby Roth recognizes that children are fascinated by other animals and are inherently compassionate towards them. She also knows that when kids discover that not all animals are treated kindly by humans, they don’t seem to understand why. They ask questions. They wonder. They reflect. And, most impressively — they ask how they can help.

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Vegan Professional Bootcamps Give Veg Businesses a Marketing Edge

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The concept is simple: the more vegan products in the marketplace, the more likely it is that people will try vegan goods! Vegan businesses are quickly taking root across the country. And, like every small business, these entrepreneurs face challenges. That’s where marketing firm Vegan Mainstream comes in! Founder Stephanie Redcross talked to us about her new Vegan Professional Bootcamp series, coming to Los Angeles on October 12!

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The Vegg Cookbook: Egg-Free Cooking Uncaged!

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The VeggIt’s been just over a year since The Vegg was launched, and this versatile plant-based egg yolk replacer has taken the market by storm. Consumers everywhere — from the US to Switzerland to Australia — are using it to whip up amazing vegan creations including omelets, crepes, hollandaise sauce, quiche and so much more. What makes The Vegg so unique is that it looks, smells, and even tastes like egg yolk – but without all the cruelty, which is good news for hens! Plus, every time you buy The Vegg, 10% of sales are donated to Compassion Over Killing.

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PlantFit: Interview With Vegan Crossfitter Ed Bauer

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If you’re familiar with the terms “wall balls, WODs, boxes and snatches,” you’ve likely heard of or participated in Crossfit. A high-intensity workout that is quickly acquiring a loyal community of followers, Crossfit is taking the fitness world–and ESPN by storm. Crossfitters workout together at a “box,” perform a Workout of the Day (WOD), and many choose to follow the program’s encouraged diet: Paleo. However, a growing number of people within the Crossfit community are choosing to forgo the Paleo diet to opt for healthier plant-based options. That’s exactly the type of approach to nutrition that Crossfitter and coach Ed Bauer wants his clients to follow.

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Q&A: Dietitian Virginia Messina Dishes on “Vegan for Her”

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While there’s an abundance of research overwhelmingly supporting the health benefits of choosing plant-based foods, there isn’t much out there specifically addressing women’s unique physical and life experiences—and our corresponding nutritional needs—until now.

Vegan for Her: The Woman’s Guide to Being Healthy and Fit on a Plant-Based Diet, by dietitian and Vegan for Life co-author Virginia Messina with recipes and tips by lifestyle coach and blogger JL Fields, offers women practical information for optimal health throughout their life.

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Interview: COK Talks with Josh Tetrick about Beyond Eggs

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You know you can bake at home without using eggs, so why don’t major food manufacturers cut the cruelty and go egg-free? Enter Hampton Creek Foods, a one year-old company backed by well-known venture capitalists that is cracking the code on eggs and hatching a cruelty-free solution.