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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…

Vegan Coconut Raisin Rum Tapioca Pudding

Today we’ve got another recipe from Kenden Alfond at Jewish Food Hero!  Tapioca is a Jewish Food Hero comeback Passover food, as it is considered kosher for Passover. I asked my parents and aunts and uncle and they all agree that they enjoyed tapioca pudding in their youth. This “old-fashioned” food is perfect for Passover…

Seafood’s Dark Secret: Killing Turtles, Whales & Other Marine Animals

The air conditioning of the small office was a welcome respite from the suffocating humidity the July day I visited the Turtle Hospital in the Florida Keys. Arriving a few minutes after the hourly tour started, I took a seat at the back of the room as Meghan, our tour guide, explained that 80 percent…

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…

Vegan Product Explosion At Natural Products Expo West

The Natural Products Expo West is the world’s largest natural foods tradeshow that takes place every year in Anaheim, California. I’ve been going for many years, and it’s been exciting to watch the natural foods landscape evolve over the past decade. One of the biggest trends this year was vegan food. It seemed like every booth…