• Nutritionist Deepa is Transforming Lentil Consumption

    When dietician Deepa Deshmukh recommended that her clients add lentils to their diets, she encountered a surprising amount of resistance. The benefits of eating lentils are many and varied. They’re a good source of protein, fiber and magnesium. They’re high in folic acid, promoting healthy cell growth. According to the Environmental Working Group, they’re one of the most climate-friendly protein […]

    Nutritionist Deepa is Transforming Lentil Consumption
  • In Defense of the Potato

    Potatoes are at the top of the carbohydrate list with about 90% of the calories from appetite-satisfying carbohydrates. Beef, fish, chicken, butter and olive oil are a few examples of commonly consumed foods with no carbohydrates. More information: https://www.drmcdougall.com/health/education/videos/mcdougalls-moments/potato/

    In Defense of the Potato
  • The Buddha Bowl Project, An Extraordinary Documentary

    The Buddha Bowl: Nourishment For The Wise is an unprecedented feature-length (90 mins) documentary in the making featuring personalities and some of the most influential and renowned spiritual leaders and masters in the world like the Dalai Lama and Thich Nhat Hanh; Shri Shri Ravi Shankar, one of the most outstanding Indian Guru; Master Haitao, renowned Chinese-Taiwanese Buddhist master; Maneka […]

    The Buddha Bowl Project, An Extraordinary Documentary
  • The Race, A Vegan Science Fiction Novel

    Ikka doesn’t know it yet, but she has spent her entire life in The Race. Ikka’s days are consumed with speeding across the endless desert, competing against the other racers in her colossal eight-wheeled X-Runner. She is focused on the competition, but unsettled in her mind. Ikka is aware that she can remember only one day at a time, but […]

    The Race, A Vegan Science Fiction Novel
  • Honestly Ombré, A Vegan Beauty & Wellness Company in the UK

    Honestly Ombré is a vegan and non-toxic beauty & wellness company, with their eco-salon HQ in Old Town, Swindon, about 2 hours west of London. Honestly Ombré is built on its ethical credentials, and is a positive driving force in the fight against animal testing and derivatives within the beauty industry. Founded by Jessica Wallbridge, Honestly Ombré opened their first […]

    Honestly Ombré, A Vegan Beauty & Wellness Company in the UK
  • Plant-Based Company Donates 5,000 Vegan Burgers to Feed SoCal Homeless

    Fry Family Foods (Fry’s) are partnering with Second Harvest Food Bank of Orange County to provide 5,000 of their plant-based burgers to people in Southern California who are struggling with hunger and homelessness. Fry’s are donating the burgers to Second Harvest Food Bank of Orange County, which distributes donated, purchased and prepared foods through a network of more than 300 […]

    Plant-Based Company Donates 5,000 Vegan Burgers to Feed SoCal Homeless
  • Can Microbes Save the World?

    Elysabeth Alfano talks to the CEOs of Sustainable Bioproducts, BlueNalu and Stray Dog Capital to answer this question. It’s a Brave New World. Truly. I believe we are living in the time of incredible transition. Just as the invention of the car changed the world to what it is today, the innovation of tasty plant-based meat and dairy alternatives will […]

    Can Microbes Save the World?
  • Mayor of Santa Fe, NM signs Vegan Awareness Month Proclamation
  • Vegan Recipe: Chocolate Lovers’ Banana Bread

    Indulge your sweet tooth with this healthy chocolate banana bread recipe! Ingredients, Makes 10 servings 2 cups whole-grain spelt flour 1/3 cup coconut sugar 1 tablespoon ground chia seeds 1/4 teaspoon sea salt 1/3 cup cocoa powder 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1 cup or 2 1/3 to 3 pureed overripe bananas 3/4 cup nondairy milk 1/3 […]

    Vegan Recipe: Chocolate Lovers’ Banana Bread
  • 10 Most Vegan-friendly Destinations Revealed

    Did you know that Dublin is the most vegan-friendly city in the world? Hayes & Jarvis analyzed the cuisine selection of restaurants in the 50 most visited cities in the world. The study found out that Dublin is the most vegan-friendly city, yet Shenzhen has the best quality vegan food in the world. Dublin is the most vegan-friendly city of […]

    10 Most Vegan-friendly Destinations Revealed

Cooking & Recipes »

Vegan Recipe: Chocolate Lovers’ Banana Bread

Vegan Recipe: Chocolate Lovers’ Banana Bread

October 9, 2019 at 9:25 pm

Indulge your sweet tooth with this healthy chocolate banana bread recipe! Ingredients, Makes 10 servings 2 cups whole-grain spelt flour 1/3 cup coconut sugar 1 tablespoon...

  • Vegan Recipe: Chipotle Pumpkin Soup
    Vegan Recipe: Chipotle Pumpkin Soup

    Photo credit: Unsplash This is a spicy variation of a delicious pumpkin soup with black beans that Dr. McDougall...

    October 6, 2019 at 5:17 pm
  • Vegan Recipe: Punjabi Rajma
    Vegan Recipe: Punjabi Rajma

    Source: Recipe by Arwa Hussain This is a popular dish from the Northern state of Punjab, India. Rajma, the Hindi...

    September 26, 2019 at 3:29 pm
  • Vegan Recipe: Vegetable Fajitas with Brown Rice
    Vegan Recipe: Vegetable Fajitas with Brown Rice

    This Indian-inspired dish takes Tex Mex fajitas to a whole new flavor profile. It is great served with rice, beans,...

    September 15, 2019 at 7:05 pm

Diet & Nutrition »

In Defense of the Potato

In Defense of the Potato

October 15, 2019 at 6:06 pm

Potatoes are at the top of the carbohydrate list with about 90% of the calories from appetite-satisfying carbohydrates. Beef, fish, chicken, butter and olive oil are a few...

Dining Out »

10 Most Vegan-friendly Destinations Revealed

10 Most Vegan-friendly Destinations Revealed

October 7, 2019 at 10:09 pm

Did you know that Dublin is the most vegan-friendly city in the world? Hayes & Jarvis analyzed the cuisine selection of restaurants in the 50 most visited cities in the...

Health »

In Defense of the Potato

In Defense of the Potato

October 15, 2019 at 6:06 pm

Potatoes are at the top of the carbohydrate list with about 90% of the calories from appetite-satisfying carbohydrates. Beef, fish, chicken, butter and olive oil are a few...

  • Can Microbes Save the World?
    Can Microbes Save the World?

    Elysabeth Alfano talks to the CEOs of Sustainable Bioproducts, BlueNalu and Stray Dog Capital to answer this question. It’s...

    October 11, 2019 at 7:29 pm
  • But where do you get your protein?
    But where do you get your protein?

    Mark Chapman PNBA Pro. As a pro vegan bodybuilder, I hear this question so often it has actually become like a...

    October 6, 2019 at 4:56 pm
  • Interview with Dr. Terry Mason
    Interview with Dr. Terry Mason

    COO of Illinois’ Cook County Department of Public Health, Dr. Terry Mason, sits down with Awesome Vegans Podcast...

    September 30, 2019 at 2:51 pm

Lifestyle »

The Buddha Bowl Project, An Extraordinary Documentary

The Buddha Bowl Project, An Extraordinary Documentary

October 11, 2019 at 7:41 pm

The Buddha Bowl: Nourishment For The Wise is an unprecedented feature-length (90 mins) documentary in the making featuring personalities and some of the most influential...

Wellness »

Honestly Ombré, A Vegan Beauty & Wellness Company in the UK

Honestly Ombré, A Vegan Beauty & Wellness Company in the UK

October 11, 2019 at 7:38 pm

Honestly Ombré is a vegan and non-toxic beauty & wellness company, with their eco-salon HQ in Old Town, Swindon, about 2 hours west of London. Honestly Ombré is built...

Travel »

10 Most Vegan-friendly Destinations Revealed

10 Most Vegan-friendly Destinations Revealed

October 7, 2019 at 10:09 pm

Did you know that Dublin is the most vegan-friendly city in the world? Hayes & Jarvis analyzed the cuisine selection of restaurants in the 50 most visited cities in the...