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…

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. …

Let’s talk about one of the most common problems people have with milk: lactose intolerance. Did you know that 65% of the world’s population is lactose intolerant? Yep–that’s 2 out of every 3 human beings on the planet. Not at all abnormal. Here’s the deal. When babies are born they produce an enzyme called lactase…

New York Style Bagels With Vegan Carrot Lox & Cashew Cream Cheese

I recently attended the Compassion In Action conference—a phenomenal event in Oakland with inspirational speakers and a room packed full of compassionate attendees who are working to make the world a kinder place. The event was catered by a new all-vegan meal delivery duo in Oakland called Planted Table. They served up vegan bagels with…