• Activist James Aspey on Eating Like Cavemen & Tips for Going Plant-Based

    Activist extraordinaire James Aspey lays it all on the line in this episode of Awesome Vegans with Elysabeth Alfano.  He outlines the way we get our food today, how little we have advanced in this area, and his favorite snacks, go-to meals and tips for going vegan.  Listen in and watch! SUBSCRIBE to Awesome Vegans with Elysabeth Alfano on iTunes […]

    Activist James Aspey on Eating Like Cavemen & Tips for Going Plant-Based
  • Vegan Recipe: Ajo Blanco Soup by Chef Merav Barzilay

    During these hot summer stretches, we’re all craving dishes that are refreshing yet satisfying, cooling yet comforting. Cold soups like Gazpacho are a regular go-to, but the Spanish Ajoblanco soup, while much lesser known, is much more dynamic and rich. Israeli chef & restauranteur, Merav Barzilay has created a quick, easy and VEGAN version of this traditional dish at her legendary plant-based restaurant, Meshek Barzilay, in […]

    Vegan Recipe: Ajo Blanco Soup by Chef Merav Barzilay
  • New Vegan Documentary – H.O.P.E. What You Eat Matters

    H.O.P.E. What You Eat Matters is a life-changing documentary uncovering and revealing the effects of our typical Western diet on our health, the environment and animals. It has a clear message: By changing our eating habits, we can change the world! The film features experts including Jane Goodall, T. Colin Campbell and Dr. Caldwell B. Esselstyn and has been endorsed […]

    New Vegan Documentary – H.O.P.E. What You Eat Matters
  • Fun Summer Recipe Ideas From The Dirty Vegan

    Providing healthy, vegan alternatives to the sorts of delicious comfort foods that everyone craves, The Dirty Vegan makes it easier than ever to live the vegan lifestyle. Self-styled as “vegan junk food”–healthy vegan food that doesn’t skimp on taste– The Dirty Vegan Cookbook is a celebration of all the amazing tastes and dishes available to those on vegan diets. Enjoy […]

    Fun Summer Recipe Ideas From The Dirty Vegan
  • Introducing the Vegan Just Egg – Cholesterol Free!

    Just Egg is a mung bean-based product meant to look, taste, and scramble just like an egg. It is probably as close as you can get to the real thing. Equinox Restaurant in Washington, DC recently became the first East Coast location to carry Just Egg. The fine-dining establishment from Todd Gray is already 50% plant-based, as well as hosting […]

    Introducing the Vegan Just Egg – Cholesterol Free!
  • 7 Tips to Attain Enlightened Eating

    “When you change your eating, it’s not just your eating that will change.” –Cassandra Ohlsen, MD Even conscious adults who focus on good nutrition have challenges when it comes to food because it can be very confusing. The studies and science around food and diet is sometimes contradictory. And let’s face it: People eat for countless reasons, including stress relief, […]

    7 Tips to Attain Enlightened Eating
  • MineTan, A Vegan-friendly Self Tanner

    MineTan is a 1 hour self-tanner that contains skin loving, PETA-approved ingredients that truly benefit skin, including moisturizing antioxidants and oils like argan oil, avocado oil, coconut oil, coconut water, shea butter and more. Every product is free of parabens, contains 100% natural DHA and is vegan friendly. All quite unique for a tanning brand! You can achieve a streak-free, bronzed babe look in […]

    MineTan, A Vegan-friendly Self Tanner
  • Vegan Lobster Roll Recipe

    What we love about this recipe is, everything. It takes minutes, involves a handful of affordable and accessible ingredients, is effortless, has multiple textures, packs that classic lobster roll flavor, and will make your vegan and non vegan peeps swoon! View recipe: http://www.eatdrinkshrink.com/cooking/vegan-lobster-roll

    Vegan Lobster Roll Recipe
  • Interview with Plant-based Athlete & Team USA Volleyball Champ, Dustin Watten

    Ep. 8 of Awesome Vegans with Elysabeth Alfano features the super-fab volleyball champ of Team USA, Dustin Watten! Part philosopher, part activist, part cool dude and all champion, Dustin dishes on how he got control of his anger with diet, how he shifted to a plant-based diet to help stay competitive, and what he has learned from all the medals, […]

    Interview with Plant-based Athlete & Team USA Volleyball Champ, Dustin Watten
  • The Smart Parent’s Guide to Raising Vegan Kids

    The definitive handbook to raising vegan children you’ve always wished you had. Is bringing up a vegan baby unhealthy? The Smart Parent’s Guide to Raising Vegan Kids is the ultimate vegan parenting manifesto that takes on this myth and answers all the other questions you’ve always wondered about-the vegan way. Raising ethically vegan children, in fact, lays the groundwork for […]

    The Smart Parent’s Guide to Raising Vegan Kids

Cooking & Recipes »

Vegan Recipe: Ajo Blanco Soup by Chef Merav Barzilay

Vegan Recipe: Ajo Blanco Soup by Chef Merav Barzilay

July 16, 2018 at 10:06 pm

During these hot summer stretches, we’re all craving dishes that are refreshing yet satisfying, cooling yet comforting. Cold soups like Gazpacho are a regular go-to,...

Diet & Nutrition »

Benefits of Beans for Peripheral Vascular Disease

Benefits of Beans for Peripheral Vascular Disease

June 15, 2018 at 4:16 pm

Do legumes (beans, chickpeas, split peas, and lentils) just work to prevent disease or can they help treat and reverse it as well? More information: http://NutritionFacts.org...

Dining Out »

Ikea Developing Vegan Soft Serve & Veggie Dog for IKEA Bistro

Ikea Developing Vegan Soft Serve & Veggie Dog for IKEA Bistro

June 22, 2018 at 12:37 am

IKEA is working on a 100% plant-based soft serve to add to the IKEA Bistro range as an alternative to the popular dairy-based soft ice cream. Following the development of...

Health »

Benefits of Beans for Peripheral Vascular Disease

Benefits of Beans for Peripheral Vascular Disease

June 15, 2018 at 4:16 pm

Do legumes (beans, chickpeas, split peas, and lentils) just work to prevent disease or can they help treat and reverse it as well? More information: http://NutritionFacts.org...

Lifestyle »

Activist James Aspey on Eating Like Cavemen & Tips for Going Plant-Based

Activist James Aspey on Eating Like Cavemen & Tips for Going Plant-Based

July 16, 2018 at 10:19 pm

Activist extraordinaire James Aspey lays it all on the line in this episode of Awesome Vegans with Elysabeth Alfano.  He outlines the way we get our food today, how little...

Wellness »

Embrace the Power of Plant-based Living at Puente Romano in Spain

Embrace the Power of Plant-based Living at Puente Romano in Spain

February 22, 2018 at 11:22 am

Spain’s exclusive Six Senses Spa, nestled within the luxurious Puente Romano, Marbella, has introduced a new program of plant-based therapies and treatments co-created...

Travel »

Mexico Wellness Getaway Includes Vegan Menu & Vegan Sushi Cooking Demo

Mexico Wellness Getaway Includes Vegan Menu & Vegan Sushi Cooking Demo

June 22, 2018 at 12:25 am

The “Beyond All-Inclusive, Beyond All Compare” Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit will host its annual Wellness Getaway from September 5th to 9th. On tap are complimentary sessions...