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The Natural Products Expo is the largest “natural” product industry trade show in the world, and it’s where many vegan companies go to reveal and showcase their latest innovations and products. At the most recent show—Expo West 2015—we were there tasting and documenting the thousands of vegan products on display. We put together a video taking you with…

How to Fit Heart-healthy Fats into a Vegan Diet

If you read my post last week, you know that limiting dietary cholesterol and saturated fat intake is probably a good idea and that loading up on fresh, whole foods and getting your daily exercise will go a long way to protect your heart. So what about all of the other fats? What about creamy…

Starbucks Adds Coconut Milk to All U.S. Menus

Today is a massive day in the vegan world. It is the first day that Starbucks is serving coconut milk in their shops all across the United States! The People Have Spoken!  In recent years, Starbucks was inundated with requests to offer non-dairy options beyond soy. Starbucks has a website called MyStarbucksIdea.com where customers can submit suggestions. And according…

Beyonce Launches “22 Days” Vegan Meal Delivery Service

Beyonce and Jay-Z made waves in the news when they embarked on a 22-day vegan challenge back in 2013. Well, just over one year later, Beyonce has teamed with her trainer Marco Borges to launch a completely vegan meal delivery service with the company 22 Days Nutrition. The concept behind this company is brilliant. The…

My Daughter is a WHAT? | How I Supported My Vegan Daughter

“You’re now a what?” I exclaimed. Standing in our kitchen in front of the open refrigerator, my daughter, somewhat hesitantly but proudly stated, “I’m a vegan, Mom.” Well, I thought, this is what happens when you send them away to college, and they return as their own person. “Okay,” I said, “what exactly does that…