A Chicken Named Iann: Factory Farm to Freedom

Driving through the Eastern Shore of Maryland one sunny morning this summer, I passed truck after truck packed full of chickens bound for slaughter. It broke my heart seeing hundreds of chickens crammed into cages, frightened and terrified on the way to the end of their lives. While I’d been well aware of the abuse these…

Vegan Tuna Salad—Made From Chickpeas!

Move over, tuna! The surprise ingredient in these “tuna” salad sandwiches? Chickpeas. This versatile legume takes on the taste of the sea while delivering a protein punch. It’s perfect as a sandwich filling or on a bed of lettuce. This vegan tuna salad sandwich recipe appears in my book, MeatLess: Transform the Way You Eat…

Vegan Mollete Recipe | ¡Salud! Vegan Mexican Cookbook

Eddie Garza is Senior Manager of Food & Nutrition for the Humane Society of the United States and is a leading figure in the movement to reform food systems in Latino communities. Garza has collaborated with some of the nation’s most influential school districts and higher education institutions to develop and implement innovative plant-based meal…

Three Sisters Vegan Chili Recipe |The Vegan Way

Writer and speaker Jackie Day has been a longtime advocate for health and wellness. Host of the popular blog, My Vegan Journal, Jackie just published her first book, The Vegan Way: 21 Days To A Happier, Healthier, Plant-Based Lifestyle That Will Transform Your Home, Your Diet And You. We caught up with Jackie to ask…

Amazing Aquafaba Latkes| The Aquafaba Cookbook

Zsu Dever hails from a long line of culinary professionals and restaurateurs. The author of Vegan Bowls and Everyday Vegan Eats, she’s the publisher of Zsu’s Vegan Pantry blog. She’s a food writer and photographer who has taught cooking workshops. We had a chance to talk with Zsu about her latest book, Aquafaba.  WOV: Aquafaba has rocked the world of…

French Pistou Soup Recipe | Vegan 101 Cookbook

Los Angeles-based Spork Foods is a gourmet vegan food company owned and operated by sisters Heather Bell and Jenny Engel. They offer vegan organic cooking classes, chef trainings, recipe development and private chef work in Los Angeles and worldwide. Their cookbook, Spork-Fed, is currently in stores, with a foreword by fellow fans, actors and sisters, Emily…

What a Fish Knows: An interview with Dr. Jonathan Balcombe

People love animals, so it’s no surprise that books about animals are perennial bestsellers. Ethologist Dr. Jonathan Balcombe has published five books on animal behavior. His latest, What a Fish Knows: The Inner Lives of Our Underwater Cousins, looks at animals few of us know much about. A New York Times Bestseller, What a Fish…