Getting the most out of vegan and plant-based diets

IS a plant-based diet the same thing as a vegan diet? While they are similar, there are some key differences: Vegan diets eliminate all animal products, while plant-based diets do not necessarily eliminate animal products, but focus on eating mostly plants, such as fruits, vegetables, nuts, seeds and whole grains. Is a vegan or plant-based… Continue reading Getting the most out of vegan and plant-based diets

15 best plant-based proteins

Here is more information on getting enough protein on a vegan diet. I keep getting this from folks and it seems to be holding them up quite a bit from going vegan. Please do not let it. But remember it may seem a bit weird to start with — big changes usually do — especially… Continue reading 15 best plant-based proteins

Tesco’s vegan brand Wicked Kitchen is jumping the pond from UK to US stores

REPORTED BY VEGNEWS / 15th July 2021 Founded by chef brothers Chad and Derek Sarno, wildly popular vegan brand Wicked Kitchen made its mark on Tesco in the UK and now bringing its plant-based products to 2,500 stores in the US. by ANNA STAROSTINETSKAYA Previously only available in the United Kingdom, vegan food brand Wicked… Continue reading Tesco’s vegan brand Wicked Kitchen is jumping the pond from UK to US stores

Our picks from New York magazine’s “21 Best Vegetarian, Vegan Cookbooks”

New York magazine has done a wonderful thing. They have put together a list of top vegetarian and vegan cookbooks. We are not listing all 21 of them here. Instead we are giving you our Top Ten picks. There is something for everyone whether you are a beginner or a highly experienced cook. Number 5… Continue reading Our picks from New York magazine’s “21 Best Vegetarian, Vegan Cookbooks”

Starbucks continues its delicious shift to plant based dairy

Earlier this year, Starbucks announced it is widening the scope of its plant-based options, announcing that the company plans to innovate its food and drink menu to further capitalize on the changing consumer trends towards meatless and dairy-free diets. The coffee chain took massive steps to accommodate plant-based eaters over the last year, but the… Continue reading Starbucks continues its delicious shift to plant based dairy

Vegan explosion

Smiling girl holding small chalkboard with Vegan written on it. Source: Unknown.

Yes, we are vegan (see Advocate From Your Plate™). And so are loads of our followers. They are requesting we do posts on the vegan lifestyle in addition to our recipe posts. We talked it over and said . . . okay, sure, why not? This is a timely moment to start. Veganism is having… Continue reading Vegan explosion

Animal rights activists decry Ontario bill that would limit farm protests

Peaceful_protest_meat_plant. Amy Chen. SentientMedia.org.

ONTARIO BILL 156 Proposed law hikes fines for trespassing on farms, prohibits interfering with animals Amanda Pfeffer reporting for CBC News reports: Animal rights groups have begun protesting and petitioning against Ontario Bill 156 — a law aimed at curbing activism against farms and farming practices. The Security From Trespass and Protecting Food Safety Act, 2019  was… Continue reading Animal rights activists decry Ontario bill that would limit farm protests

Vegan leather made from cactus

Vegan leather made from cactus by Mexican company DESSERTO.

We promote veganism at the Fund for Horses as a way to spare all animals from pain, suffering and a brutal, terrifying death by slaughter. Horses are a big part of that, killed and used in so many ways — not just for their meat. There is a tannery at most slaughterhouses. Horses who arrive… Continue reading Vegan leather made from cactus

8 protein boosting sources for veggies and vegans

There is a lot of debate about whether or not an individual can get complete protein sources without eating meat, fish, dairy, and eggs. The most important component is getting the right amount of amino acids according to just about any nutritionist who talks on the subject, and they rarely agree completely. So what's a… Continue reading 8 protein boosting sources for veggies and vegans

Richard Branson: ‘Animals will no longer need to be killed en masse for food’

Stem cells. Image from Drug Target View.

STORY VIA LIVEKINDLY.CO by Charlotte Pointing | 4 November 19 "A future where animals are no longer killed en masse for food is on the horizon, says Richard Branson." The British founder of Virgin believes that, in the not-to-distant future, meat will be slaughter-free and grown in a lab. He made the comments in a… Continue reading Richard Branson: ‘Animals will no longer need to be killed en masse for food’