Thinking of taking up knitting or crocheting but pausing at the thought of being limited to boring cotton yarn? Fret no more! Jenn Wisebeck explores the world of luxuriously soft, chunky funky, handspun, and naturally dyed vegan yarns.
Unfortunately, some people jump right in without much knowledge and soon find themselves living less than optimally. This article lists the top four mistakes people make when going vegan and offers ways to make a smart transition.
I have been a vegetarian for 21 years and have now decided to become a vegan. I own a down coat and two pairs of leather shoes. I cannot afford to replace these items. Can I still wear these and rightfully call myself a vegan? I would appreciate your opinion! VegFamily readers reply: Tristtan: Congratulations for choosing a more compassionate way of life. Compassion is not always easy or convenient, but it is infinitely more...
Thinking about starting a vegan diet but not sure where to begin? For many people however, the thought of cutting out all dairy and meat can definitely be overwhelming – especially if you like to eat out and you’re not a genius in the kitchen. The following 8 tips will make the transition easier and smoother – so you’re more likely to stick with the change.
A VegFamily reader asks: “I am considering becoming a vegan but have a question. How do vegans handle insect control? I live in an area that has a lot of insects and rodents I really can’t just ignore them in my house. What do vegans do?”
Compassion!….Truth!….And Kale Salad! Eat Like You Give A Damn with Herbivore’s Michelle Schwegmann & Josh Hooten’s fabulous new cookbook!
Bestselling vegan author Lindsay Nixon has done it again with her 5th cookbook in her Happy Herbivore series. In the latest book “Happy Herbivore Holidays & Gatherings”, Lindsay makes it super easy and delicious to cook for the holidays and special occasions.
Looking for a healthy snack cracker packed with great ingredients? Vegan, gluten-free, additive & preservative-free, and nonGMO, AND taste great – you’ll want to check these out!
Simply put – this is awesome rice! Come try our Arborio Rice Pudding recipe to taste test it yourself.
Guys and girls, what has been your experience: better, the same, or worse? Have you noticed a difference with your vegan mate?
This book features over 100 whole food vegan recipes that contain no refined white flour or refined sugar and have nut-free variations. It offers recipes that kids will love and are easy to prepare for parents that are short on time…isn’t that all of us?
Most people say that giving up cheese is one of the hardest things in the transition to a plant based diet, but with cookbooks like this, no one has to give up anything!
“Are you one of those spray-painting animal rights activists?” “Seriously, what do you eat?” The answer depends on whom they ask. Vegan diets and lifestyles reach as far and wide as the individuals embracing them, with every combination imaginable. Laura Bruno discusses who vegans are and what motivates them.
Registered Dietician Virginia Messina along with vegan lifestyle coach JL Fields have put together an all in one super vegan health and lifestyle book directed specially towards women.
Here’s a list of animal ingredients and their alternatives that helps consumers avoid animal ingredients in food, cosmetics, and other products.
Sure the authors care about poundage and looks. Sure they care about the earth and all who live on it. Absolutely they want to spread the vegan message. But mostly they want the reader to “quit eating crap and abusing yourself!”
For more than 30 years, Alan Roettinger has been a private chef to the “rich and famous”. In his new cookbook, Extraordinary Vegan, he delivers more than a 100 recipes that are creative, healthy and super delicious.
This the ONLY book you need to equip you with all things plant based nutrition. It is heavily researched, fully referenced with over 400 pages of content, and almost 100 pages alone citing all the health and nutrition studies.
Lindsay Nixon’s latest cookbook combines her tasty low calorie recipes with a simple yet effective workout plan that can be done without joining a gym. This book, like all of her others does not disappoint!
I am trying to go vegan and have found myself in some tough situations. One involves products with beeswax. Is this considered as bad as honey?
The Kleikamps decided to become vegan together as a family about 5 years ago for health and spiritual reasons. Read about their vegan life here!
Riley and Will are two vegan brothers sharing their vegan stories through their blog. Find out more about them here!
My husband actually made the conscious decision to go vegan about a month before I did. This was in October 2002 and it was one of the best decisions of our lives. Read more about the Pearls family vegan story.
The Olsen-Phillips are a family of four who embrace a vegan lifestyle with joy. Read how they approach parenting their children as vegan as well as interacting with their community and extended family.
The Aderholds decided to go vegan for health and scriptural reasons. Read more about their journey with their 4 children in veganism.
Gretchen cut out meat 11 years ago and went vegan 4 years ago. Bart has been vegetarian for 2 years and Caden has been vegan since birth. Find out more about the Manzers story!
I love animals. I do. But I love my rear end inside my pants, not flowing over. So, why the weight gain? Aren’t vegans supposed to be skinny?
Learn how to handle all the social and emotional challenges that come with raising vegan children. Includes real tips from real parents!
This book is a godsend to parents who want to make their own baby food and aren’t sure how to do it or what to make.
Just the wealth of information this book offers makes it a must have on your parenting book shelf.
As parents, making our own baby products on the basis of all natural ingredients not only saves us money, but also ensures that our babies’ delicate immune systems and developing bodies are not unduly taxed by toxic and allergenic ingredients.
Going vegan doesn’t automatically mean weight loss or healthy eating. This book is a collection of tasty, easy-to-make recipes that use whole foods and are low in fat and calories!
If you or someone you know is looking to change to a healthier plant-based diet, this book is what you’re looking for. It’s like having your own personal coach to guide you through the transition to a new way of eating!
Why vegan is good for the environment involves a basic respect for animals, a fundamental point of view that protects animals from being exploited by mankind.