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With July 4th upon us, outdoor cooking is at an all-time high. Barbecue grills are aflame, and delicious summer veggies are waiting to be fired up on the grill or prepped for July 4th picnics. When I want an extra kick to make my sliced zucchini, portobello mushrooms, or Beyond Meat grilled chicken slices even [...]

The Vegan Street Fair

The Vegan Street Fair, the brain child of founders Jessica Schoech and her husband Kenny, debuted in Los Angeles with 46 vendors offering scrumptious vegan bites. A mixture of vegan-only and vegan-friendly vendors was an intentional aspect of organizing the fair for Jessica. Says Jessica, “Overwhelmingly, the response from vegan-friendly vendors was excitement at the opportunity [...]

Navitas Naturals Superfood Snacks

When you’re busy, it’s easy to grab a handful of whatever is available, but now Navitas Naturals, the superfood company, offers an alternative to unhealthy snacks with its new line of superfood snacks. What’s great about these delicious small bites is that all of them are non-GMO, organic, and most of them are raw or [...]

11 Great Vegan Valentine’s Day Gifts

Love is in the air. While Valentine’s Day is traditionally known as the time of year when couples swoon over each other, it’s really just a holiday about love. You don’t have to be in a couple to enjoy this holiday (really). Valentine’s Day is a wonderful time to celebrate your love for your friends, [...]

8 Party-Worthy Vegan Cheeses

When you tell someone you’re vegan, most likely you’ll hear the refrain, “But how can you live without cheese?” Nowadays, the vegan cheese scene has exploded with delicious versions that replicate the wonderful umami flavor of fromage but without the dairy. Dozens of brands are popping up in natural grocery stores, pizza shops, and online [...]

A Vegan Guide to Halloween

Halloween is a fun time of haunted houses, pumpkin treats, and scary movies. For vegans, handing out candy during trick-or-treating can be tricky—how do you know which candies are vegan or even accidentally vegan? Here’s a helpful guide to accidentally vegan candies that you can find in any grocery store. Plus, if you want to [...]

Earth Balance Vegan Cheddar Squares & Vegan Cheddar Kettle Chips

Guys, vegan Cheeze-Its exist and we have Earth Balance to thank! The company launched these square-shaped cheddar crackers and they are delicious. Salty and flavorful, the crackers are crave-worthy. Even better, the non-GMO, trans-fat free crackers are completely dairy-free, though I’m still wondering how they taste so cheesy. I had a tough time finding the cheddar [...]

5 Great Vegan Gifts for Father’s Day

Vegan dads out there, let’s give you a round of applause for being extraordinary caregivers. You deserve all the wonderful things that life has to offer, including these special treats that every father can enjoy. No need to go bonkers searching for the perfect gift for pop this year! Here’s some fun ideas to say [...]

6 Tips for a Delicious Vegan Memorial Day

Get ready for an amazing Memorial Day barbecue by learning how to go beyond the typical veggie burger with some help from Brian Patton, author of The Sexy Vegan Cookbook and Happy Hour at Home. Brian, aka The Sexy Vegan, is an expert at turning your farmer’s market into an instant feast. He shares a [...]

Sweet Ritual Vegan Salted Caramel Sauce

Vegan salted caramel sauce is here! I want to pour it on everything. This new sauce is the perfect combination of salty and sweet without tasting too sugary. Sweet Ritual, a vegan ice cream parlor in Austin, TX, created this delectable topping, ideal for sundaes, smoothies, on top of pancakes, or swirled in coffee. The [...]

7 Tips for a Fun Vegan Easter Celebration

If you think that vegans have to skip out on the Easter festivities because the holiday is centered on eggs, there are tons of great plant-based options for your celebration. From putting together the perfect Easter basket to delicious recipes for a proper feast, here are several ideas to enjoy Easter vegan-style. 1. Order a [...]

Chipotle Expands Vegan Sofritas Option

When I drove my mom from San Francisco to Los Angeles, we made a pit stop off the 5 freeway around 6pm. I was nervous that the only thing I could eat as a vegan was a Clif bar at the nearest gas station until I spotted a Chipotle, which was like seeing a glass [...]

12 Tips for an Amazing Vegan Valentine’s Day

If you haven’t figured out what to get your sweetheart for Valentine’s Day, have no fear. Here are 12 great suggestions for the herbivore in your life. If you’re single, think about gifting your best friend some sweets or a make them a fancy dinner with the featured recipes. Valentine’s Day is all about love, [...]

Easy Vegan Holiday Entertaining Tips

The holidays are a wonderful time to bring together your friends and family to celebrate the joys of the year. If you’re vegetarian, vegan, or an omnivore and want to host a party full of delicious appetizers and traditional desserts—check out my guide to hosting a veg-friendly party. If you’re heading to a friend’s party [...]

A Vegan Guide to Los Angeles

  If you’re visiting Los Angeles, besides an abundance of sunshine, you’ll have no problem finding amazing vegan options in the City of Angels because even omnivore restaurants have superb plant-based meals. As a LA resident, there are so many vegan restaurants here that it’s hard to narrow down the must-eats, but these are my [...]