Six Vegan Instagram Accounts That’ll Have You Eating Plant-Based for Life

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Searching for a new source of inspiration for your plant-based kitchen? Look no further! These vegan gurus are actively contributing to the vegan community via instagram, and their recipes are just as delicious as they are colorful.   Nina Gabriela (@naturally_nina_) is most popular for her “nourish bowls” which usually contain beans, grains, nuts and veggies to satisfy every plant-based …

Grubhub: Vegan Orders Increased by 19% in 2017

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People want vegan grub! Luckily, not only can you find delicious plant-based options in stores and restaurants nationwide, but it’s also easier than ever to get vegan foods delivered right to your door. From meal delivery services like Veestro (psst: Get an exclusive Veestro discount when you join COK’s monthly giving program, Compassion Crew by July 31, 2017!) and the …

4 Signs Vegan Food is Everywhere

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Meatless is mainstream, and plant-based foods are firmly rooted in their spots on menus nationwide, as well as around the globe. The market for meat alternatives is set to reach $5.17 billion by 2020, and as research firm Global Data recently found, a soaring number of US consumers are increasingly aware of the “impact of meat consumption” and choosing more …

Report: Vegan Eating Soaring in the US

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More and more consumers are trying veg, and as demand for plant-based options continues to grow, the food industry is looking to get in on this meat-free market. QSR recently suggested that brands can improve their restaurants by ‘inviting vegans‘ with menu items. And the new “Top Trends in Prepared Foods 2017” report by research firm Global Data offers companies the same …

Study: Vegetarian Diet Most Effective for Weight Loss

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Meatless eating not only saves the lives of animals, but it can protect and improve our precious health too! After all, research has found that the leading cause of death in the US — heart disease — is preventable with a plant-based diet. A new study published in the Journal of the American College of Nutrition points to a vegetarian diet …

Sweet VegWeek 2017 Success!

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VegWeek 2017 has been a sweet success, empowering thousands of people to explore meatless eating thanks to the hundreds of people who recruited friends and family to join the fun, and our amazing VegWeek Endorsers and Partners who offered motivation and encouragement! Here are a few highlights from the VegWeek food and fun. Thousands Explore Veg Eating From April 17 through April …

It’s Earth Week! Take a Bite Out of Climate Change

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It’s Earth Week – and almost Earth Day (April 22)! Study after study confirms that animal agriculture is a leading cause of environmental degradation. Nine billion farmed animals are killed for us to eat each year — in the US alone, most suffering in confinement and filthy conditions on factory farms. This mass-scale animal farming is not only devastating to the …

10 Amazing New Vegan Products Hitting Shelves Soon

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There’s never been a better time to be vegan. It just keeps getting easier with new products, restaurants, and recipes sprouting up everywhere you look! Demand for animal-free alternatives to products like meat and dairy milk is skyrocketing, as consumers are  increasingly choosing healthier and kinder plant-based foods. Vegan eating has truly made the mainstream, and everyone from Miley Cyrus to Russell Simmons to the …

VICTORY: Lightlife Brand Goes 100% Vegan

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Following a campaign by Compassion Over Killing (COK), a few years ago Lightlife drastically reduced the use of eggs in their line of vegetarian foods, by 166,000 eggs annually! The brand also introduced three exciting new vegan items. Now chickens, and all animals, have more news to celebrate: Lightlife has announced all of its products will be 100% vegan by the …