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If I could find something other than twelve orders of fries, that would be great. 1. You’re always introduced as “The Vegan” every time you go out to eat. Plant Based Logic More »
These 5 celebs are proof that veganism is beautiful and they’re sharing their thoughts on the matter.
1. BRAD PITT
Brad Pitt is one of the biggest names in Hollywood and has been vegan for sometime now! When discussing the matter, Angeline Jolie’s husband had made it clear that he’s not only vegan for the health benefits. The actor is also concerned by the negative environmental effects that comes from raising livestock.
2. OLIVIA WILDE
Olivia Wilde has been vegan for 5 years now. Before that, she had been vegetarian since the age of 12! She is an outspoken activist on a number of issues, including animal rights. She even has a website dedicated to the Vegan lifestyle, called “Wilde Things.” This site posts Vegan recipes, stories about her experiences with being Vegan, and interesting information for those who are thinking about becoming Vegan themselves. How cool is that!
3. DEMI MOORE
Have you seen Demi in her 50s? FLAWLESS! Although she’s just in it for health reasons, it still has a huge impact on the animals and the planet. The actress belongs to the “RAW VEGAN” community where she only eats raw fruits and vegetables, nuts and seeds.
The philosophy behind a raw food diet is the belief that minerals and vitamins are lost once food is heated to a certain temperature. Moore also claims that she is in such good shape because she eats so many fruits and vegetables, which contain a wide range of anti-oxidants that specialize in fighting the ageing process.
4. MILEY CYRUS
Yes! Miley Cyrus has been vegan for over a year now and loving it! The singer is always promoting veganism on her Instagram page. She even has an adopted pig, and many rescued cats and dogs. Miley is an ethical vegan and will always speak for the voiceless. One of her famous quotes is: “I’d eat dirt before an animal…”
5. LIAM HEMSWORTH
Recently, Liam Hemsworth went vegan, after hearing all about the horrific ways the animals are treated. Ever since, he has been advocating for the animals and spreading the vegan message. Who knows, maybe Miley inspired her bo!
There’s an ever-growing contingent of celebrity vegans who are doing much to bolster the profile of veganism – once seen as the preserve of sandal-wearing geography teachers – but many of us remain resolutely tied to eating animals. In fact, switching to a vegan or vegetarian diet just one day a week could have significant health benefits.
We guarantee that these recipes can make any skeptic gain a new appreciation for the delicious decadence vegan food can offer us — and perhaps even never look back again!
From breakfast to dinner, this list has it all; here are 16 plant-based foods that could turn anyone vegan!
Remember when Baileys released “Almande,” their classic Irish Cream liqueur made with almond milk instead of dairy, and for a hot minute, the vegan food space rejoiced? No longer would cocktail enthusiasts have to DIY their own Irish Cream. Life was good — or so we thought. Although Baileys received an overwhelmingly positive response from vegans and dairy-free people alike, there was just one little problem. Unfortunately, the dairy-free version of their classic Irish Cream liqueur was not vegan at all because the formula contained beeswax. Bummer.
The number of vegans in Britain has risen by a staggering 360 per cent over the past decade, making it one of Britain’s fastest-growing lifestyle movements, according to a new report by The Vegan Society and Vegan Life magazine. There are now more than half a million vegans in the UK, typically city dwellers, aged between 15-34 and motivated by ethical and compassionate reasons. World tennis No 1 Novak Djokovic credits a vegan diet with transforming his health and fitness levels and last month opened a vegan restaurant in Monte Carlo.
In replacement of cow’s milk, the London cafe will serve almond, oat and soy alternatives. After learning about the horror(s) of factory farms and the reality that accompanies drinking commercial cow’s milk, owners of a cafe in London made the bold decision to ditch all beverages sourced from animals entirely.
Eating healthy really isn’t too difficult when you stick to a whole foods approach, but it’s often getting there for most people that seems to be the hardest part. We live in a fast-paced, on-the-go world that prioritizes convenience over quality many times, which can leave our diets lacking in whole foods nutrition. So to help you get back on track, I’d like to share some simple tips about transitioning to a whole foods vegan diet in a simple to follow format. No matter if you’re new to eating whole foods or you’ve been doing it for awhile now, these tips can work for you and may even help you learn to try new foods to prevent getting stuck in a food rut. Oh, and if you’re one of those folks who is constantly on the run for your job, with your kids, or because you just like to stay busy, these tips can help you out too. Now all you have to do is follow them and start eating!
THIS POST IS DEDICATED TO ANYONE WHO’S EVER SPRINKLED NUTRITIONAL YEAST ON THEIR POPCORN.
1. YOU HAVE BEEN KNOWN TO EAT RAW TOFU STRAIGHT OUT OF THE FRIDGE AS A “SNACK.”
2. YOU KNOW THE UNFORTUNATE SECRET THAT A LITTLE BIT OF VEGENAISE MAKES EVERYTHING TASTE BETTER.
3. MUSHROOMS (AND OTHER MEATY VEGGIES) MAKE YOU NERVOUS BECAUSE YOU THINK THEY “HAVE THE TEXTURE OF MEAT.”
4. YOU KNOW THAT ALL THESE THINGS ARE VEGAN.
5. YOU DON’T REALIZE THAT MOST PEOPLE CALL THESE TOFU PACKAGE OPENERS “STEAK KNIVES.”
6. YOU HAVE, LIKE, FIVE HALF-FULL CONTAINERS OF THIS STUFF IN YOUR CABINET BECAUSE YOU KEEP FORGETTING WHETHER YOU’RE OUT OF IT.
7. YOU HAVE YOUR OWN PATENTED TECHNIQUE FOR GETTING THESE THINGS OUT OF THEIR NIGHTMARE PACKAGES.
8. YOU CAN LOOK AT A MASSIVE LIST OF INGREDIENTS AND KNOW WHETHER THE FOOD IS VEGAN IN LESS TIME THAN IT TAKES FOR SOMEONE ELSE TO BLINK.
SERIOUSLY, YOU ARE LIKE NINJA-FAST AT THIS. IT’S FRIGHTENING.
9. YOU CARRY A BUSINESS CARD TO EXPLAIN TO PEOPLE WHERE YOU GET YOUR PROTEIN.
10. YOU HAVE SAID THIS. AND YOU WILL SAY IT AGAIN.
11. THIS IS A MAJOR PROBLEM FOR YOU.
12. THIS IS WHAT YOUR FRIENDS THINK YOU EAT.
BUT THIS IS WHAT YOU ACTUALLY EAT.
Do you have any other particularly ‘vegan’ habit of yours? Share in the comments below!
Elmhurst Dairy in Queens has ceased it’s dairy operation after 90 years citing decreased customer demand. CEO Henry Schwartz said the company has been operating at a high cost in recent years and revealed that “Pasteurized fluid milk has sort of gone out of style.”, “we are unable to continue to go on without ongoing losses.” “There isn’t much room for our kind of business. I tried to keep this open because it was my father’s plant and he asked me to do so.” The shutdown reflects ongoing trends in the dairy milk business: increasing consumer awareness of the treatment of cows in the milk industry as well as consumer concern about saturated fat, cholesterol and hormones is leading to declining sales.
1. Daiya American Style Cheese Slices
Coming out this Easter, it will be the perfect cruelty-free replacement for your family’s holiday ham. You can skewer it with pineapples, peppers, and your favorite barbeque sauce for a refreshing grilled treat.
10. Luna and Larry’s Coconut Bliss Sandwiches
These ice cream cookie sandwiches are the perfect treat for afternoon barbecues by the pool. Look for them this summer.
Field Roast will soon launch this and eight other products, including Chao Mayo, Chao Butter, Katsu Cutlets, Fruffalo Wings, and new seasonal sausage varieties!