• Celebrate National Smoothie Day, June 21

    Up to 184 million Americans enjoy smoothies each year. To celebrate National Smoothie Day, here’s an easy recipe for a fresh, plant-based treat that’s delicious, on trend and better for you! And, this smoothie has a secret ingredient… here’s a hint: Give peas a chance! Milk alternatives and plant-based choices have grown in popularity recently for health reasons and lifestyle choices. The new non-dairy Plant Protein Milk from Bolthouse Farms, made […]

    Celebrate National Smoothie Day, June 21
  • Benefits of Beans for Peripheral Vascular Disease

    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 and http://www.DrGreger.org and How Not to Die and How Not to Die Cookbook, a New York Times bestseller

    Benefits of Beans for Peripheral Vascular Disease
  • Recipe: Forks Over Knives Veggie Fajitas

    Fajitas are a great go-to meal. They taste “special” without taking all day in the kitchen. From Forks Over Knives – The Cookbook: Over 300 Recipes for Plant-Based Eating All Through the Year View recipe here: https://www.forksoverknives.com/recipes/veggie-fajitas/

    Recipe: Forks Over Knives Veggie Fajitas
  • There’s a New Vegan Friendly Cal-Mex Spot in Downtown L.A.

    Cal Mex food just got a little more fresh and fun with the arrival of  Corner Cantina landing in the space formerly known as Sixth St. Tavern on June 18th.  Brought to you by Artisanal Brewers Collective (ABC), the DTLA restaurant will boast inventive and creative spins on Mexican cuisine with options for vegans and non-vegans and an expansive mezcal […]

    There’s a New Vegan Friendly Cal-Mex Spot in Downtown L.A.
  • Interview with Famed Author of Animal Liberation, Peter Singer

    It was difficult to get an interview with famed philosopher and author Peter Singer, but he agreed to sit down with Elysabeth Alfano on  Awesome Vegans!   From his home in Australia, Peter discusses the basis for speciesism (https://youtu.be/RE-hJu4lpvw) as noted in his famed book Animal Liberation, his pet X-lab rats and how to take on big government of food politics (https://youtu.be/6FjU-JQNTww) Listen in […]

    Interview with Famed Author of Animal Liberation, Peter Singer
  • BOM BOM Brands Launches First Vegan-Hemp Liqueur

    BOM BOM Brands, the award-winning premium adult beverage company, proves to be far from a two-hit wonder with the introduction of Fully Baked, a creamy and delicious blend of chocolate chip cookie and brownie flavors with premium Caribbean rum and Hemp Milk. The new product joins BOM BOM’s acclaimed flavors, Coco Mochanut and Nilli Vanilli. It’s not blowing smoke to […]

    BOM BOM Brands Launches First Vegan-Hemp Liqueur
  • Vegan Wines Opens Online Shop; Adds Two New Wine Clubs

    Vegan Wines, the U.S.’s first all-vegan wine club, has begun retail wine sales at VeganWines.com, and added two new wine clubs in response to wine lovers interested in reds and lower-priced wines. Wines in the new online store were selected from Vegan Wine’s growing network of boutique vineyards and wineries. Current wines in the store include the 2015 Amista Gene’s […]

    Vegan Wines Opens Online Shop; Adds Two New Wine Clubs
  • Vegan Butter? Faba Creators Aidan Altman and Andrew McClure

    Vegan Butter…what exactly is that? On Awesome Vegans, Faba Butter creators Andrew McClure and Aidan Altman join host Elysabeth Alfano via Skype to dish on the hows and whys of vegan butter, and if vegan butter just might save the world, and your waistline!  Faba Butter will be available nationwide in June at Eataly locations. Enjoy the full interview below, […]

    Vegan Butter? Faba Creators Aidan Altman and Andrew McClure
  • Coconut Glen’s Vegan Ice Cream for National Ice Cream Month

    Coconut Glen’s is a jungle coconut ice cream stand located at Mile Marker 27.5 on the famous Road to Hana on Maui. Coconut Glen’s also has a mobile “Bubble Bus” located in Hana town which is new this season. For the past 10 years, proprietor Glen Simkins has been known as the “Willy Wonka” of the highway with his whimsical vegan […]

    Coconut Glen’s Vegan Ice Cream for National Ice Cream Month
  • Dena’s Fuel For Fitness – Moving from Animal-based Grub to Plant-based Fuel

    Dena’s Fuel For Fitness is no ordinary cookbook – the premise behind this book is to provide guidelines for folks transitioning to the plant-based lifestyle to improve their health, and at the same time raise awareness to protect animals and the environment. Dr. Dena’s methods are uncomplicated, cost effective and just downright yummy to energize the shift from eating “grub” […]

    Dena’s Fuel For Fitness – Moving from Animal-based Grub to Plant-based Fuel

Cooking & Recipes »

Celebrate National Smoothie Day, June 21

Celebrate National Smoothie Day, June 21

June 18, 2018 at 7:59 pm

Up to 184 million Americans enjoy smoothies each year. To celebrate National Smoothie Day, here’s an easy recipe for a fresh, plant-based treat that’s...

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 »

There’s a New Vegan Friendly Cal-Mex Spot in Downtown L.A.

There’s a New Vegan Friendly Cal-Mex Spot in Downtown L.A.

June 12, 2018 at 9:10 pm

Cal Mex food just got a little more fresh and fun with the arrival of  Corner Cantina landing in the space formerly known as Sixth St. Tavern on June 18th.  Brought to...

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 »

There’s a New Vegan Friendly Cal-Mex Spot in Downtown L.A.

There’s a New Vegan Friendly Cal-Mex Spot in Downtown L.A.

June 12, 2018 at 9:10 pm

Cal Mex food just got a little more fresh and fun with the arrival of  Corner Cantina landing in the space formerly known as Sixth St. Tavern on June 18th.  Brought to...

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 »

Coconut Glen’s Vegan Ice Cream for National Ice Cream Month

Coconut Glen’s Vegan Ice Cream for National Ice Cream Month

June 6, 2018 at 2:47 pm

Coconut Glen’s is a jungle coconut ice cream stand located at Mile Marker 27.5 on the famous Road to Hana on Maui. Coconut Glen’s also has a mobile “Bubble Bus”...