Category: Lifestyle

Olympian Dotsie Bausch on Training, Protein & Factory Farmed Animals

Olympian Dotsie Bausch on Training, Protein & Factory Farmed Animals

The super-fast and super-cool Olympian, Dotsie Bausch joins host Elysabeth Alfano on her Awesome Vegans podcast/vlog. Over some Beyond Meat Chicken Strips salad with hemp seeds and avocado, they dish on her deep fall after modeling to finding cycling and making it to the Olympics, all on a plant-based diet. While still training and eating like an athlete every day, […]

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Groundbreaking New Sanctuary for Abused Animals Unveiled in Mississippi

Groundbreaking New Sanctuary for Abused Animals Unveiled in Mississippi

In Defense of Animals has unveiled brand-new, state-of-the-art facilities to care for the Deep South’s most abused animals at Hope Animal Sanctuary in Carroll County, Mississippi. The organization has rescued and rehabilitated animals in Mississippi since 1993, and this weekend it revealed a cutting-edge sanctuary that will support animals and the local community for many years to come. Members of […]

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LA Hottest DJ, Valida, on Music, Being Vegan, Bunnies and The Vegan Prom

LA Hottest DJ, Valida, on Music, Being Vegan, Bunnies and The Vegan Prom

LA KCRW DJ, Valida, joins Awesome Vegans host, Elysabeth Alfano, in her kitchen to dish on music, how she came to be vegan, bunnies, Earthlings and spinning for The Humane League’s Vegan Prom. Moby, along with Valida, will DJ at The Humane League’s Vegan Prom in Los Angeles on May 12. For tickets, click here.   Subscribe to Awesome Vegans […]

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The Future is Vegan, says Farm Sanctuary’s New CEO Kera Melrose

The Future is Vegan, says Farm Sanctuary’s New CEO Kera Melrose

Science has illuminated the health and environmental impact of factory farming, confirmed the benefits of plant-based living, and increased awareness of the inhumane treatment of farm animals. It’s within the context of this elevated public consciousness that Farm Sanctuary, America’s leading farm animal protection organization, names Kendra “Kera” Melrose Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director. The announcement comes at a […]

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Moby on His Life’s Work and Being DJ at the Vegan Prom in L.A.

Moby on His Life’s Work and Being DJ at the Vegan Prom in L.A.

Awesome Vegans host Elysabeth Alfano joins Grammy-nominated artist, MOBY for an intimate conversation in his backyard.   The two discuss everything from his newest album, Everything Was Beautiful, and Nothing Hurt, his creative process, his life’s work for animals, being vegan and his predictions for the future. Moby was the DJ, along with Valida, at The Humane League’s Vegan Prom in […]

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Ethan Brown, CEO of Beyond Meat, on the Future of Food

Ethan Brown, CEO of Beyond Meat, on the Future of Food

Plant-based entrepreneur extraordinaire Ethan Brown, CEO and Founder of Beyond Meat, had some fun tasting his own, new Beyond Sausages.  Brown joined audio and video podcast host Elysabeth Alfano of Awesome Vegans in her kitchen to fry up and eat some of the just-launched fare. In the video below, the two discuss the future of food, the basis for plant-based meat and Ethan’s philosophy around changing […]

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Vegans, Baby Presents Las Vegas’ First Vegan Food Tour

Vegans, Baby Presents Las Vegas’ First Vegan Food Tour

Vegans, Baby, Las Vegas’ only comprehensive guide to vegan living in Las Vegas, will launch its inaugural ‘Vegans, Baby Vegan Food Tour’ on Saturday, June 2. As the vegan dining scene in Las Vegas continues to grow exponentially and put the city on the map for its plant-based options, the latest vegan attraction will take participants on a three-hour guided […]

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Animal Welfare Advocate Links Lettuce E.coli Outbreaks to Animal Byproduct Fertilizers

Animal Welfare Advocate Links Lettuce E.coli Outbreaks to Animal Byproduct Fertilizers

Author of Farm to Fable and Animal Advocate Robert Grillo is warning people that the animal byproducts in soil used to grow lettuce might be linked to E. coli outbreaks affecting people in 19 states. “In my book, Farm to Fable, I explore the conditions under which chickens and other animals are raised and how these conditions are incubators for […]

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Vegan Wine Pairing Dinner at tibits Bankside in London

Vegan Wine Pairing Dinner at tibits Bankside in London

tibits are hosting a totally vegan wine and food pairing next Friday 4th May at their Bankside restaurant. Most vegans and non vegans don’t realize that wine often contains animal fats so this event offers them the opportunity to try wine that is 100% cruelty free alongside tibits latest vegan menu. It also offers tibits the opportunity to celebrate the […]

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Country’s Largest Plant-Based Festival Returns to New Jersey in June

Country’s Largest Plant-Based Festival Returns to New Jersey in June

VegFest – the dairy-free, meatless food festival showcasing plant-based cuisine and cruelty-free products – is coming back for the third year in a row to the New Jersey Convention and Exposition Center on June 16 from 12-6pm. With over 125 vendors and organizations on hand, VegFest participants, will be able to sample and purchase all types of vegan foods while […]

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