Vegan

Is Peanut Butter Vegan?

If you’re wondering whether or not peanut butter is vegan, you’ve come to the right place. The easy answer is, yes. Peanut butter is vegan. But sometimes it’s not that clear-cut. There are a lot of hidden animal products in so many of the foods that we eat. Milk, butter, and honey are so pervasive in the creamy sweet foods... Continue Reading
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Are Oreos Vegan?

Oreos are those delicious chocolate cookie sandwiches with creamy “stuffing” packed in them. There’s been a long-held belief in the vegan community that Oreos are vegan-friendly, but the question is whether or not the beloved Oreo is in fact, vegan. If you look at the ingredients list on a package of Oreos, you’ll see that America’s favorite cookie is made... Continue Reading
Diet Tips, Nutrition, Vegan

Vegan vs Vegetarian

Have you ever wondered what is the difference between a vegetarian diet and a vegan diet? You’re not alone. This article will help compare the two to give you an idea what each diet is all about as well as how they’re different from each other. What is a Vegetarian Diet There are three main kinds of vegetarian diets. All... Continue Reading
Blogs, Health Tips, Recipes, Vegan

Summer’s Best Dishes

Summer is in full swing! We hope you are enjoying warmer weather, outdoor activities, and seasonal delights! With summer comes new fresh produce that we all love..watermelon, nectarines, peaches, mangoes, strawberries, apples and avocados. Artichokes, corn, zucchini, summer squash, beets, and cauliflower are some notable summer veggies. We know that summer is filled with lots of BBQ's, parties, and beach... Continue Reading
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Honest Mistakes Vegans Make

The health benefits of a vegan diet are well established today. While studies and research show that a vegan diet can prevent chronic diseases like type 2 diabetes better than any other eating style or diet, good health is not guaranteed by eating vegan foods alone. These are some of the pitfalls that people tend to fall in when first... Continue Reading
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8 Reasons to Go Vegan

What are some reasons to go vegan? We've all heard about the lifestyle, but why is it right for you? You've probably heard that it's good for you. That's true--no matter what your health is like or your weight goals are. You may have also heard the environmental reasons. Not to mention the purpose of animal rights. It should be... Continue Reading
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Vegan Snack Ideas

It can be hard to think of good vegan snack ideas. Whether or not you have dietary restrictions, it's hard to find snacks that are convenient, filling, and don't make you feel guilty. We're almost always in the mood for a good snack. But when we don't have something healthy on hand, that vending machine gets pretty tempting. But usually... Continue Reading
Blogs, Nutrition, Vegan

Plant-based Protein Sources

Whether you are thinking about going on a vegan diet plan, or you are already eating vegan, one of the main concerns is, “Am I getting enough vegan protein?” It doesn’t matter which type of diet you follow, the addition of legumes, nuts and seeds gives you a nutritional advantage. Infact, a diet focusing on plant-based protein sources can be... Continue Reading
Blogs, Diet Tips, Vegan, Weight Loss

Vegan Diet Results

If you are looking to drop a few pounds, or simply adopt a healthy lifestyle, a vegan diet may be the right choice for you. A vegan diet is extremely anti-inflammatory, naturally lower-calorie, and healthy (if you are staying away from some of those processed vegan foods). Studies show that those who adhere to a vegan diet have a lower... Continue Reading
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Vegan Diets for Athletes

So you live an active lifestyle and are looking for vegan diets for athletes. Maybe you're vegan now, or just considering it. When you burn a lot of calories, you have to make sure you're getting the right intake of nutrients every day. Every athlete knows that nutrition is just as important as exercise, if not more important. So how... Continue Reading
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The Evolution of Vegan Cheese

Vegan cheese has come a long way in the last 30+ years. In many supermarkets, there are now sections dedicated to animal-free products with a number of cheese options from shreds to deli-style slices. Even artisan cheeses are becoming more and more popular, where you can buy or make your own versions of “fancy” types like Brie or Gruyere from... Continue Reading
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20 Vegan Myths Dispelled

What does it mean to follow a vegan diet? A vegan diet is a plant-based diet. Vegans do not consume any animal products from meat to dairy to honey! All food is derived from plant sources, including fats, carbs and proteins. While the reasons to go vegan can be for health or ethical purposes, it can be a life-changing, and... Continue Reading
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Does Being a Vegan Really Help Animals?

More individuals are deciding to move towards plant-based diets, partly because of widely spreading evidence that it’s healthier and more environmentally friendly. But how does the decision to eat less animal meat, become a vegetarian, or become a vegan have a positive impact on animals or on the world? A book entitled: “Ninety-Five: Meeting America’s Farmed Animals in Stories and... Continue Reading
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How Small Habits Can Help You Go Vegan

For many people who are trying to adopt a vegan diet, it feels like a huge, daunting lifestyle change. What if there was a way to make little, tiny daily modifications to your routine that could make “going vegan” seem almost effortless? Stanford psychologist, B.J. Fogg, studies behavioral change and his expertise includes creating New habits and making them stick.... Continue Reading
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