“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 …

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BOCA: Meet Consumer Demand For Dairy-Free Foods

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BOCA has become a household name at the forefront of the meatless market. You can find it on store shelves and restaurants menus nationwide. Yet BOCA, owned by Kraft Heinz, lags behind other vegetarian brands that also meet the demand for dairy-free foods. The majority of BOCA’s burgers, bowl, and other products still contain unhealthy, cruelly-produced cow’s milk. As our …

Vegan Cheese Selling Out at Domino’s in Australia

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Dairy-free is in demand! Sales of dairy milk are slumping, and as time and again investigations reveal the cruelty of cow’s milk, consumers are turning to kinder, healthier plant-based milks. And the vegan cheese market is expected to continue soaring, surpassing $3.5 billion by 2020. Pizza is no exception: in fact, a report by international restaurant consultants Baum + Whiteman stated that 2018 …

Ben & Jerry’s Scoops Out Two More Vegan Flavors!

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Dairy-free ice cream is delighting consumers, and has even boosted sales in a melting ice cream market. From Haagen-Dazs to Breyers and more, major frozen treat makers are milking the dairy-free demand by scooping out vegan flavors! In addition to six vegan varities it rolled out not long ago, Ben & Jerry’s just added two new dairy-free flavors: Cinnamon Buns: cinnamon …

8 Delicious Smoothies That’ll Fuel Your Day

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Smoothies are the perfect light and airy breakfast or mid-afternoon snack. And with the thousands of ingredient options — from spinach to peanut butter to coconut flakes — you’ll never get bored. So the next time you’re craving a snack, here are eight delicious smoothies that’ll pack in the nutrition and fuel your day: CInnamon Apple Pie Smoothie If you’re in …

Report: Dairy Industry Fights Soaring Plant-Based Milk Sales

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A new report from research firm Packaged Facts says that consumers are increasingly ditching dairy. “Per capita consumption of fluid milk beverages decreased by close to 22% from 2000 to 2016. Through the same period, consumption of non-dairy…milk alternatives has increased by triple digits,” writes Packaged Facts. The firm reports that shoppers are choosing plant-based milks because of “health concerns” …

Starbucks: ‘Consumers are Asking’ for Plant-Based Options

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You’ve joined Compassion Over Killing and Jane Velez-Mitchell in asking Starbucks for vegan foods, and the coffee chain is responding with new menu items — from a protein-packed lentil bowl to a new cupcake! The addition of these vegan offerings, along with multiple dairy-free milks for coffee, are the result of demand from thousands and thousands of compassionate consumers, and …

Q&A: Olympic Medalist & Animal Advocate, Dotsie Bausch

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Olympic cyclist and dedicated activist, Dotsie Bausch, is a true champion for animals! Dotsie has teamed up with Compassion Over Killing to empower thousands to take our VegWeek VegPledge. She also personally penned a letter urging Papa John’s to offer vegan cheese. Now, Dotsie shares her inspiring story as a vegan athlete, and how she cycled her way to a …

Olympian & Animal Advocate Dotsie Bausch to Papa John’s: Offer Vegan Cheese!

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Olympian and animal advocate Dotsie Bausch has personally sent a letter to Papa John’s CEO John Schnatter of their shared hometown of Louisville, Kentucky, a fellow cyclist with whom she’s rode before, asking that the nationwide pizza chain headquartered in Louisville offer dairy-free cheese. Dotsie is emphasizing that this simple addition to the menu would make plant-based eating more accessible to …