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Accidentally Vegan: Spicy Black Bean Organic Brown Rice Chips from Lundberg Family Farms!

This week’s Accidentally Vegan product is Spicy Black Bean chips and Cracked Black Pepper organic brown rice chips from Lundberg Family Farms! These organic, gluten-free, vegan snacks have plenty of zing… your guacamole will never be the same again!

Vegan on a Budget: Tips for Creating Delicious and Affordable Vegan Meals

For students and vegans on a budget, we have some tips from Ellen Jaffe Jones to help you follow a vegan diet and eat your greens in a way that leaves some green in your wallet as well. Thanks Ellen for sharing these tips with the Yummy Plants community!

Vegans Around the World: Spotlight on Paris and Deborah Pivain!

Meet Deborah Brown Pivain, the generous, energetic entrepreneur who created and organized Paris Vegan Day for the past three years and who opened the Gentle Gourmet Café, a vegan restaurant, café, and food boutique in Paris on May 6. (We can’t wait to try the vegan croque-monsieur!)

Vegans Around the World: Vegan Tourists in Paris

Deborah Pivain, founder of Paris Vegan Day and the Gentle Gourmet Cafe, Shares Tips for Vegan Tourists in Paris!

Celebrate Berkeley Vegan Earth Day:  4/22/12

If you’re in the Bay Area, join in the festivities for Earth Day at U.C. Berkeley’s Wurster Hall on Sunday, April 22, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. The all-day extravaganza is presented by Karine Brighten Events and you can win 2 tickets from the Yummy Plants community!

Pleasure Pizza

Pleasure Pizza is located just blocks from the famous surfing spots in Santa Cruz: “The Hook” and “Pleasure Point.”  Opened by Derek Rupp, the former Executive Chef of Google’s famous vegan “Slice Cafe,” vegans and non-vegans alike will love Pleasure Pizza’s casual culture and cuisine.  Vegan house specialties include variations of tofu scrambles for breakfast, [...]

Worcester VegFest 2012: April 15, 2012!

What are you doing the weekend of April 15th? Come eat, listen, and learn at the Worcester VegFest 2012 on April 15, 2012 from 11am to 5pm at Worcester Tech High. Speakers include T. Colin Campbell, co-author of the China Study!

Divvies Chocolate Chip Cookies Review

Do you have friends or family members who have serious food allergies to egg, dairy, or tree nuts? These vegan chocolate chip cookies are produced in a dedicated peanut-free, tree nut-free, milk-free and dairy-free facility, and they are fabulously yummy!

Tips for Vegan Easter Dinner, Vegan Easter Baskets & Decorating with Vegan Easter “Eggs”

Yummy Plants has gathered some great tips, recipes, and products to help you celebrate a fun and festive vegan Easter holiday. Learn how to make vegan Easter “eggs,” where to find the yummiest Easter candies, and menu ideas for Easter brunch, lunch, and dinner. Happy Easter!

Let’s start with the baskets! We found lots of great sources for vegan sweets and chocolate.

Amitabul

Vegan Korean – it’s amazing – so flavorful and satisfying!

Accidentally Vegan: Peanut Buddy Chewy Granola Bars by Nature’s Path!

This week’s Accidentally Vegan feature is… Peanut Buddy Chewy Granola Bars by Nature’s Path! Say hello to peanut buttery deliciousness without any honey or dairy… yum!

Cafe Lotus

Organic Indian Cuisine Cafe with lots of vegan options located at downtown Fairfax, CA.

The Raw Kitchen

They serve the best raw pizza I ever had, and many other delicious things!  Editor’s note:  Thanks Rebecca for sharing this restaurant with the community!  We love that they also offer cooking classes and workshops to teach people about the benefits of raw food.

Accidentally Vegan: Let’s Do Organic Non-GMO Cornstarch!

Have you ever thought about where your cornstarch comes from? Read on and learn why this week’s feature is non-GMO constarch from Let’s Do Organic.

Washington VegFest 2012 – March 24 and 25

Vegfest 2012, sponsored by the Vegetarians of Washington, will bring chefs, authors, and doctors together, in an effort to educate and celebrate plant-based diets. Come to the Seattle Center’s Exhibition Hall on March 24 and 25 from 10am to 6pm for food samples, cooking demonstrations, guest lectures and more. Speakers include Dr. Neal Barnard, President of the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine!

Accidentally Vegan: Natural Decorating Colors from India Tree!

This week’s Accidentally Vegan feature is… Natural Decorating Colors from India Tree! St. Patrick’s Day is just around the corner and I’m planning to make some special green beverages to celebrate. So, I began my quest for food coloring that is safe, healthy, and free of those icky synthetic dyes… enter India Tree!

So Delicious Dairy Free Launches New Almond Milk Products!

So Delicious Dairy Free is launching a complete new line of almond milk products! The new almond milk line has 2 sets of products: Almond PlusTM – Protein fortified almond milk with 5 grams of protein and Almond Milk Frozen Desserts and Novelties – The world’s first dairy and soy free frozen desserts. Yummy Plants got a sneak preview this week… And we’re glad to announce that these products truly are Sooooo Delicious!

Accidentally Vegan: Cocoa Loco Bars from Enjoy Life!

This week’s Accidentally Vegan feature is…Cocoa Loco Bars from Enjoy Life Natural Foods! The cool thing about all products from Enjoy Life is that they’re free from the big eight food allergens: wheat, dairy, peanuts, tree nuts, egg, soy, fish, shellfish. If you’re looking for a rich, chocolate snack that’s free from the most common allergens, Cocoa Loco bars are a definite super yummy winner!

Accidentally Vegan: Chocolate Chocolate Chip Bar from NuGo Nutrition Bars!

This week’s Accidentally Vegan feature is…the Chocolate Chocolate Chip Bar from NuGo Nutrition! Have you even been stuck at an airport and hungry but couldn’t find anything vegan to eat? These vegan snack bars are chocolatey, chewy, and extremely filling. I originally discovered these super yummy NuGo Nutrition bars at the Pittsburgh airport, and then happily realized they are widely distributed in grocery stores, health food stores, and lucky for me, airports across the country.

Mimi Kirk: Young on Raw Food

Mimi Kirk is 73 years old, but you would never guess from her appearance. The author and raw food expert credits her raw vegan diet with keeping her youthful looks and energy. Learn more about Mimi and watch her prepare her special recipe for raw vegan “Cheezy Cheese Sauce.”