Category: Lifestyle

Plastic Kills 100 Million Marine Mammals Every Year—Here’s What We Can Do to Help

The issue of single-use plastics has been top of mind lately with many corporations and cities, like my hometown of Oakland, California, taking a first step by regulating plastic straws. This is important for many reasons. According to the World Economic Forum: “A full 32 percent of the 78 million tons of plastic packaging produced…

We Raise Our Kids 99% Vegan—And Here’s Why

Parenting is all about being flexible. Before we had kids we were the “perfect” vegans. Now, three kids later, we do the best we can in the situation we’re in. Sometimes that means picking the cheese off the pizza and letting our kids eat a non-vegan cupcake at a Birthday party. I’m sure some of…

Our New Vegan Podcast Hits iTunes!

We’re thrilled to share our newest endeavor: The Plant-Powered People Podcast! In this show your podcast hosts Toni Okamoto (founder of Plant Based on a Budget) and Michelle Cehn (founder here at World of Vegan) are bringing uncensored conversations with everyday people who are embracing a plant-powered life right to your headphones.  Whether you turn to podcasts on your morning…

Peet’s Coffee Is Serving Up Vegan Pumpkin Lattés This Fall

Sad story. Starbucks can’t make their popular Pumpkin Spice Latté vegan in the U.S., even when you swap out cow’s milk for soy or almond milk. Why? The second ingredient in the pumpkin spice sauce is condensed skim milk. So in fact, even if you’re lactose intolerant, you should steer clear of this Starbucks fall favorite. …

5 Recipes to Batch Cook For Vegan School Lunches All Week Long

The after-school carpools are in full swing, homework battles have begun, and I’m back to packing lunches. It’s official—school is back in session! As a vegan mom who cooks just about every meal for her family, things get kicked up a notch during the school year. I take my weekly meal planning seriously and during…

What’s the very best vegan cheddar cheese on the market today? Four of the most widely available vegan cheddar cheese brands come head-to-head in this episode of: Battle of the Cheeses! We set up a blind taste-test with three judges: an omnivore, a brand-new vegan, and a longtime vegan. Our hope was that this would give…