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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…

Vegan Olympic Figure Skater Meagan Duhamel Dishes on How She Took Home the Gold On Plants

Plant-based athletes all around the world are crushing the old myth that vegans are weak and scrawny. In fact, countless athletes have been making headlines as they share that they feel better than ever and have seen their fitness improve after ditching meat and dairy in favor of plants. Many are top-performing vegan athletes like…

Guide to Shopping Vegan at Costco

Vegan food is becoming more and more accessible every single day. This became extraordinarily obvious to me after stepping into grocery superstore Costco for the first time in a while. I was in awe of all the new vegan offerings on their shelves! So, of course, I grabbed my camera and my partner-in-compassion Toni Okamoto, and together…

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…

Your Guide to Vegan Jerky

Why not swap that artery-clogging, cholesterol-raising beef jerky for some healthier vegan jerky made from ingredients like soy, wheat, coconut, eggplant, or even mushrooms! Companies are getting really creative with jerky these days, bringing to life flavorful, chewy jerky made entirely from plants. You can see several of the most popular vegan jerky brands below.  Vegan…

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. …