It’s easy to find vegan butter in theory—but harder to find ones that are ethically, sustainably sourced. Palm oil is an ingredient many vegans try to avoid, and it features prominently in Earth Balance and other vegan butters. In recent years, it’s more common to see “sustainable palm oil” options. But some vegans question even … Read more 6 Vegan Butter Options WITHOUT Palm Oil
As someone eating vegan or dairy-free, you’re going to be reading a lot of ingredient lists. Some labels, however, can be confusing. One of the most confusing for many is “May contain milk” or “May contain traces of milk.” What does “may contain milk” mean? “May contain milk” is a warning meant to help severely allergic … Read more What Does “May Contain Milk” Mean?
If you’re new to eating an oil-free, low-fat, or whole-food vegan diet, it may seem at first like there aren’t many snack options… But as someone who’s been vegan for over 12 years, I can assure you—there are tons! In this post, I’ll share just 11 of my all-time favorite oil-free vegan snacks. And I … Read more 11 Oil-Free Vegan Snacks You Need to Try
Sedona is a little city unlike any other I’ve visited. The red rocks are inspiring, and they’re everywhere—even nearby when you’re in the city itself. Sedona also has this New Age spiritual vibe… Never have I seen so many crystal stores! But as a vegan visiting Sedona, what does it specifically have to offer? Well, … Read more The Vegan Traveler’s Guide to Sedona (Best Restaurants)
When you’re going plant-based and trying new vegan foods, you may have questions about which ones are safe to share with your dog. Well, I’ve been vegan for twelve years and have had a dog for two—so I’m probably one of the best people to show you the ropes! Below, I’ll cover the vegan ingredients … Read more Which Mock Meats and Other Vegan Foods Can Dogs Eat?
Tempeh is one of the best sources of plant protein you can get. It also has a really interesting texture, and it makes great fake bacon. But if you’ve never bought it before, you might not know where to look! So, where can you buy tempeh? Health food and natural food stores almost always have … Read more Where to Buy Tempeh & How to Find It in the Grocery Store
Seitan is delicious. If you haven’t had it before, you’re in for a treat. But you also might have no idea where to buy this “wheat meat” stuff! If that’s you, I can help. Where can you buy seitan? Health food stores and natural foods stores will almost always have seitan. Grocery stores with an … Read more Where to Buy Seitan & How to Find It in the Grocery Store
Nutritional yeast is delicious. It’s great on popcorn, salads, pasta, rice and beans, and more. But if you’re new to buying it, you may not know where to look in the store. As a 12-year vegan, I have experience finding nutritional yeast in many, many different stores. So, where is nutritional yeast in the grocery … Read more Where to Find Nutritional Yeast in the Grocery Store (With Pics)
There are so many different variations on plant-based diets. “Vegetarian” and “vegan” are just the beginning. With all the variations like “flexitarian” (usually-but-not-always vegetarian) and pescatarian (vegetarian except fish), it makes sense that a term like “flexi-vegan” would arise. So, what is a flexi-vegan diet? A flexi-vegan diet is a mostly but not fully vegan … Read more The Ultimate Guide to Going Flexi-Vegan (Flexible Vegan)
Can animals tell if you’re vegan? It’s such an interesting question. I kept hearing from vegans who said that animals have been more attracted to them since they adopted a vegan diet, so I decided to look into the question a bit more. So, can animals sense vegans? Animals can likely smell differences in your … Read more Can Animals Sense If You’re Vegan?