Join vegan chef Tricia Eastman along with chef Mallori Simko for an a class, a dinner, and music with suggested donation of $45-$60. For more information and tickets kisstheground.com/garden All proceeds will benefit Kiss the Ground’s garden and the classes that the garden provides to homeless/low-income. Special thanks to Omega blenders and Kyocera knives for contributing [keep reading…]
Topics relevant to our vegan life.
Today was our 8 year veganiversary. Eight years, and my how things have changed. When we first went vegan, we bought most of our staples at Whole Foods or the “hippie” store a few towns away. Gradually, we noticed vegan options were popping up at Trader Joe’s and our local [keep reading…]
Thanksgiving has always been a special day in our house. Once we became vegan, our menu was mostly the same, simply veganized and minus the turkey. Over the years we’ve tried a wide variety of turkey substitutes, but our absolute favorite is the Gardein Holiday Roast. It is supposed to [keep reading…]
This video is an interview with Dr. Ellsworth Wareham. Dr. Wareham is retired cardiothoracic surgeon. He retired when he was 95 years old. He is currently 98 years old. He is also a vegan. He has been a vegan since his 50’s. He believes his healthful lifestyle contributes to his longevity, [keep reading…]
“Where do you get your protein from” This is the first question most vegans are asked. Our friend at bitesizevegan.com presents a video which seeks to answer this question. She presents numerous protein sources for vegan. “Despite the advertising hype from the meat and dairy industries, humans require an extraordinarily [keep reading…]
A 1200 calorie meal with only 3 grams of fat and 50 grams of protein. He is a professional athlete. He suggests that most people only need 100 grams of protein per day. Check out this video.
If you are looking to become a vegan, here’s a video from brownvegan.com that offers you some nice tips and options which will help you to transition from being an omnivore to becoming a vegan.
Many of you are aware that we have discussed the issues regarding Vega’s products. Below is an article from the Chicago Tribune about salmonella found in various powders, including chia seed powder. This has resulting in many recalls. Some of the products being recalled are from Navitas Naturals, Brands Williams-Sonoma [keep reading…]
When I was a child, whenever I had a bad cold, mom would get out the Vicks VapoRub and rub it all over my chest and throat at bedtime so that I, and the rest of the family, would be able to get some sleep. As an adult, I hadn’t [keep reading…]
Is there STILL a problem with the VEGA line of protein powder? Many of you have written in our prior article about VEGA to us expressing your concerns about the issues that you were continuing to have with their products. While many of you have mentioned unpleasant experiences, Jane and [keep reading…]
Below is an article from the Huffington Post that points out many of the issues that vegans encounter. Veganism has come a long way: Once reserved for peace-loving hippies, interest in a totally animal-free diet is at an all-time high, with celebrities like Bill Clinton, Alicia Silverstone, Jay Z and [keep reading…]
Former Vice President Al Gore has taken up a vegan diet. A Forbes article published on Saturday offhandedly mentioned that the “newly turned vegan” was considering an investment in Hampton Creek Foods, a startup working to replace eggs with a plant-based formula. The Washington Post followed up, learning from “an [keep reading…]
Here are a couple of stories from around the internet that might be interesting to you… My 17-year-old daughter has decided she wants to be vegan. Not just any vegan, a raw vegan. Elite athletes reveal their vegan secrets. Woody Harrelson has just opened an organic beer garden in [keep reading…]
How do you know when veganism has gone mainstream? When Fox Business news runs a segment about it. See here: Watch the latest video at <a href=”http://video.foxbusiness.com”>video.foxbusiness.com</a> source: Fox Business
Special from nextavenue.org via the Huffington Post Ex-heavyweight champion Mike Tyson credits his vegan diet with helping him lose 140 pounds. Ellen DeGeneres went vegan after watching a documentary about the cruelty of factory farming. Former president Bill Clinton has dined vegan-style for more than three years to protect his [keep reading…]
Paul McCartney may have proclaimed that Austin is the most vegan friendly city. Well, another Paul, Paul Graham has written an e-book that describes how to be vegan in Las Vegas. I’ve had reasonable success finding vegan eats in Las Vegas. Mr. Graham gave himself the challenge of eating one [keep reading…]
Bullying is never OK. When I saw the words “vegan bullying,” I just assumed it was about meat-eaters giving non-meat eaters a hard time. But it wasn’t about that. In fact, it’s the opposite. vegans being bullies?! Apparently, at a high school in Northern California, vegans are “bullying” other students; [keep reading…]
It’s always exciting for us when Vegan and Mainstream collide. On Tuesday, February 5th Annie & Dan Shannon will be on the TODAY Show (NBC 7am – 11am — not sure of their time slot). Why is this exciting? Annie and Dan have a new cookbook out, Betty Goes Vegan: [keep reading…]