When most people think of tapioca, they conjure up images of the little pearls found in tapioca pudding, or the bigger ones found in Asian bubble teas. If you’re a new vegan, you might be wondering if you can keep consuming these products—after all, what is tapioca made out of, anyway? So, is tapioca vegan? … Read more Is Tapioca Vegan? (Tapioca Starch, Pudding, Flour, Syrup, Pearls)
Tofu is probably the most ubiquitous vegetarian food on the planet. It’s a well-known replacement for meat in many dishes. But that doesn’t mean that every kind of tofu dish is prepared to be fully vegan. Is tofu vegan? Tofu itself is vegan; it is made entirely of soybeans. Most popular tofu dishes are also … Read more Is Tofu Vegan? (Raw, Fried, Sesame, Agedashi, Mapo, & More)
When you’re just starting a vegan diet, or even if you’re just cooking for a vegan, you might question just about every ingredient in your kitchen. I noticed some people even have questions about grains like rice. Is rice vegan? Rice is vegan. In fact, there are many kinds of rice, and they are all … Read more Is Rice Vegan? (White, Brown, Jasmine, Basmati, & Fried Rice)
Figuring out which products are vegan can be tricky. As a new vegan, you’ll likely find yourself looking closely not only at the food you eat but also hygiene products, cleaning products, and more. Vaseline might be one product you have a question about. Is Vaseline vegan? Vaseline is considered vegan because there are no … Read more Is Vaseline Vegan?
I loved orange soda growing up, and one of my favorite brands was Fanta. When I went vegan, I had to look more critically at some of the foods I used to love and eat constantly. So I was interested to research right away if I could keep drinking Fanta. Is Fanta vegan? Fanta is … Read more Is Fanta Vegan? (Orange Fanta, Lemon Fanta, Fanta Zero, & More)
There is so much contradicting information out there about what ingredients are vegans. Add to that the fact that some ingredients aren’t labeled as to whether they come from animals or plants. It’s rarely black and white. So what about Powerade and other sports drinks? Is Powerade vegan? Powerade is generally considered vegan. It contains … Read more Is Powerade Vegan? (Which Flavors? What About Powerade Zero?)
In my twelve years as a vegan, I’ve heard a lot of funny questions from people about veganism. One of my favorite questions is when people ask whether vegans can eat chicken. It seems like the answer should be obvious, but it’s actually a common question. So do vegans eat chicken? Vegans don’t eat chicken. … Read more Do Vegans Eat Chicken? (Chicken Broth? Skin? Chicken Ramen?)
When I first went vegan over 12 years ago, I had no idea how to actually check if foods at the store were vegan. I found a list of animal ingredients online that was 21 pages long… It was overwhelming. But over the years, I realized it’s actually simple to check if foods are vegan. … Read more How to Check If Any Food Is Vegan: 3 Easy Steps (With Pics)
A lot of people switch to a vegan diet to be healthier, so it might be confusing to see a vegan eating french fries or potato chips. You might think it’d be strictly against the rules of a vegan diet to eat fried food, but it’s actually not. Can vegans eat fried food? Vegans can … Read more Can Vegans Eat Fried Food?