All Aboard: Veg Eating Arrives on Cover of Amtrak Magazine

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The latest issue of Arrive, Amtrak’s onboard magazine, is currently greeting millions of passengers with a cover feature that announces: “Going Veg: From long-time vegetarian Paul McCartney to occasional vegan Oprah Winfrey, millions agree that the meatless movement means better health for people and the planet.” Inside, readers are introduced to this feature article – “Green Acres” – with a …


Subway Spreads More Vegan Options: Hummus!

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In an effort to appeal to health-conscious consumers, earlier this week Subway revealed that it’s currently test marketing hummus in about 1,000 US locations. It’s being offered for an additional cost, and if customer demand is high enough, it could spread to all stores nationwide. According to the Associated Press, Tony Pace, Subway’s chief marketing officer said: “It’s something we’ve …


Chipotle Vegan Sofritas Go National

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Chipotle has been testing a new vegan product in major cities on the East and West coasts for the past year. The product’s popularity encouraged the company to expand the test into more markets, and now, to the delight of hungry consumers across the country, Chipotle is changing its classic menu for the first time in its 20-year history to …

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3 Tips for Vegans Living in a Non-Vegan Household

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Are you a new vegan in a household of people who are still eating meat? This article in the Washington Post provides tips for parents on understanding the nutritional needs of their vegan children — but we’re here to provide tips to the children (and siblings and spouses, etc.) who want to share their compassionate lifestyle with their loved ones. Share your …


Consumers Urge McDonald’s to Offer McVeggie Meals

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Walk into any Burger King in the US and you can order a BK Veggie (note: this is not vegan). Subway offers an all-vegetable Veggie Delight and is starting to dish out a heartier vegan falafel sandwich in DC-area stores. Chipotle recently introduced tofu-based Sofritas, and Tropical Smoothie features a vegan chicken option for nearly everything on its menu. Then …


TCBY Expands Vegan Fro-Yo Menu

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Last August, we shared the good news about TCBY introducing “the first ever national dairy-free, almond milk-based frozen yogurt option.”  More than 400 locations from coast to coast served the decadent Chocolate Almond flavor for a 12-week trial, and it was met with such incredible success, some stores could barely keep up with the demand. This plant-based option has been …

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Washington DC Celebrates Meat-Free Week

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Move over “DC Meat Week” — now in its 5th year, the popular Washington DC Meat-Free Week is back and it kicks off on Monday, February 3! This week-long food frenzy celebration is a fun way to explore and enjoy several veg-friendly specials offered at restaurants throughout the nation’s capital. New to the area or just visiting? You’ll soon discover …

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Meat-Free Meals Making a Touchdown at the Super Bowl

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Whether you’re cheering for the Denver Broncos or the Seattle Seahawks, this weekend’s Super Bowl is about more than just football. It’s also about the food. In fact, for some people, Super Bowl Sunday is almost exclusively about the food and it’s considered the second biggest eating day of the year.