You might be vegan because you love animals or because you’re trying to protect our planet. Or maybe you just want clearer skin. Whatever your reason, karma has your back because choosing a plant-based diet will likely also extend your life—dramatically! Most people traipse through life assuming they’ll die when they die, and that it’s really…

The “Best of Vegan” Food Guide

Hello, friends! I’ve been meaning to put this resource together for years. Finally, here it is! I know the vast array of vegan brands and products you’ll find on grocery store shelves can feel overwhelming when you’re first making the switch—especially when you know that many of the products out there are ahhh-mazing, but some are…well,…

Dr. Michael Greger is a well-known physician, author, international speaker, and founder of NutritionFacts.org who focuses on nutrition as it relates to public health. He recently released the popular book How Not To Die: Discover the Foods Scientifically Proven to Prevent and Reverse Disease, which covers the many plant-based foods and spices we can incorporate into our…

Harvest Home is an animal sanctuary in California’s central valley that focuses on rescuing, rehabilitating, and providing permanent peaceful homes for discarded farmed animals.  They are located in Stockton, California, which is right in the heart of farm country about an hour from the state capitol, Sacramento. They provide care for about 200 animals at…

This chickpea salad is a healthier spin on traditional tuna salad. As people are learning that tuna fish can be loaded with toxic mercury that has built up in their flesh from our polluted oceans, many people are looking for better alternatives. Enter: the chickpea! This easy vegan chickpea “tuna” salad has the flavor and…

The days when being vegan was associated with boring salads and bean sprouts are over. In today’s world, vegan food is represented by colorful smoothie bowls, juicy plant-powered burgers, avocado everything, pasta, pizza, burritos, chick’n nuggets, creamy soups, cheese platters, ice cream, and beyond. Everything you could eat before choosing vegan, you can probably still…

One Ingredient Banana Soft Serve

I’m thrilled to share my latest creation—an ebook all about vegan desserts! The Plant Based on a Budget Desserts cookbook by yours truly and Toni Okamoto is packed with 10 deliciously dairy-free, egg-free, and animal-friendly recipes that will satisfy your sweet cravings with cupcakes, brownies, cobbler, and beyond.  Today we’re sharing one of the most…

Smoky Seitan Kebabs with Peanut Sauce

The newest vegan cookbook to hit shelves is Food Is The Solution by Matthew Prescott. You may know Matthew as the Senior Food Policy Director for the Humane Society of the United States. His talents extend beyond that, however. He is also a great chef (and photographer!) who is, for the very first time, sharing…