6 Classic Vegan Holiday Recipes and Year Round Cookbooks

6 Classic Vegan Holiday Recipes and Year Round Cookbooks

The extra pounds in January are earned after the holiday’s hard work (as we eat holiday left-overs). If you want to eat tasty dishes and be a healthy being at the same time, this article is for you. I’ll introduce you to some delicious recipes for your Holiday dishes with a vegan twist. Scroll down …

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The Best and Worst Vegan Processed Foods

Just 15 years ago, vegans were a rarity and it was virtually impossible to find vegan processed foods in supermarkets (at least foods which were labeled as such).  Now, the ranks of vegans are growing.  Depending on which poll you go by, 0.5% to 2.5% of the US population is vegan.  So, it is no surprise that big business is stepping in to profit from the growing vegetarian demographic.

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8 More Products That Are Surprisingly NOT Vegan

When dealing with fresh, whole foods, being a vegan is quite easy. Yet, with packaged foods and healthcare items, you need to learn a whole new language. As a result of this new language, you’ll distinguish what is and is not vegan. Dairy Free Butter? Possibly NOT Vegan Many people assume a dairy product labeled dairy free means no dairy. Dairy …

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Go Green With The Right Proteins

Leading a healthy lifestyle, be it vegetarian or vegan, comes with ovation and criticism. We’ve all experienced those pesky meat-eater questions, especially the ones pertaining to protein intake. Out of nowhere people become nutritionists and are concerned for your protein intake safety. Well, I am here to debunk the false-hearted, who may need to hear …

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The Vitamin D Superfood for Vegetarians and Vegans

Whether you are vegan or not, vitamin D is probably something you should be worried about. One study found that the prevalence of vitamin D deficiency in the United States was 41.6%. The situation is so bad that The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition called it a pandemic. Here is what you need to know about vitamin D to make sure you are getting enough vitamin D on a plant-based diet.

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Best Vegan Cheese Alternative? Try These Cheese Substitutes

For most vegetarians, the last holdout that keeps them from going vegan is cheese.  There is a simple evolutionary reason for this: cheese contains huge amounts of fat and salt, which are brains are hardwired to love.   Our brains tell us to love fat because it is such a good source of energy.  We love salt because it is required for balancing fluid levels in our bodies.  Remember, until recently in human history, it wasn’t that easy to find salt.  Our brains light up with pleasure chemicals when we taste salt. When you combine fat and salt, the pleasure reaction is even greater.

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A Healthy Vegan Diet NEEDS Good Fats

To keep our nutrition balanced and our bodies nourished, we must eat fruits, vegetables, nuts, and seeds, aka plant-based, and avoid all animal products. This is something that all vegans can vehemently agree on. However, many people, both vegan and omnivorous, still believe that a healthy diet contains little to no fat. This blanket statement …

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Best Vegan Bacon Alternatives!

A lot of people say that theyd go vegetarian if it werent for one holdback: bacon. Yes, bacon might be delicious but there is absolutely no reason it has to come from pigs (or any other animal). Try the best vegan bacon alternatives and you will never miss the real thing again.

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